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Classic Bike Guide
Riding the new BSA Gold Star • Maria and Matt give their views as some of the first riders ever to try the new Gold Star – even if it is just up the drive…
Prescott Bike Festival
The Fastest LE on the Planet • Practical, but with challenging looks, the Velocette LE divides opinion yet rarely gets used as a basis for a speed machine. Until now...
Velocette KTT • The LE might have been for humdrum duties, but it came from the maker of one of the finest racing machines ever – the long-lived Velocette KTT
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Happy 50th birthday,Z • Kawasaki introduced the Z1 50 years ago, in 1972. We have a look at the early story of this, the original Kawasaki superbike
Kawasaki heaven • Hidden away is a private collection of unmolested Kawasaki bikes that could help restorers...
Frank Westworth looks back at: Triumph TSX • What once you disliked, now you may agree with. Bikes don’t change, but what we want does, as Frank discovers with one of the last Bonnies
SUZUKI Bandit 600 • When Suzuki launched the 599cc Bandit in 1995, the initial thought was that, as a parts bin special, it would be no better than any one of its components. Surprisingly, it turned out to be something of a revelation, and most definitely greater than the sum of its parts.
‘Old horses and ale’ • ‘As eny skool boy noe’ – Hutch did remember some of his school maths lessons…
Project BMW • Matt’s ticking off the jobs left until he can start the R100S(RS) – it’s so close!
Steve’s Yamaha AS1 Part Thirteen • Top end built up, motor in the frame – ooh, some proper progress!
Famous Last Words