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Classic Bike Guide - June 2017


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006 RIDING LIFE
News, much of it new. New models
of old marques and trade rumours
and a new seat for Guzzis!

010 SUBSCRIBE!
Save a little money, get the
magazine a little early. Thrills
beyond dreams. Hopefully

012 STAFFORD SHOW
Biggest, best and bounciest by far

020 EVENT PREVIEW
Rétro Moto St-Cergue. Don’t
know what that is? Read on

024 NORTON ATLAS
Named after either a god
or a space rocket

028 LAVERDA 750S
Neat 750, with several Zany jokes

032 BSA A7SS
Great bikes. Mysterious colour choice

036 KAWASAKI W650
Welcome to the land of the brat

042 VELOCETTE VIPER
Sporting single, startable
by humans too

048 BSA M21
Rare submersible BSA, they say

052 PAUL D’ORLÉANS
Taking to the banking sector

054 MARK WILLIAMS
Redefining the ‘classic’

056 PAUL MILES
Suffering from bike envy

058 BSA ROCKET 3
Technological triumph or the
beginning of the end?

066 BOXER GLADIATEUR 999
Mostly a Triumph,
with French styling
for the brave

078 JAPANESE PRICE GUIDE
Revised, after much
effort (and cursing)

088 LAVERDA JOTA
Long-time owner rebuilds
bike shock

095 TANK LINING
Fuels rush in, so they say

102 IMPORT YOUR OWN
Is it even possible?
Seems that it is

110 READER ADS
You already know
what these are

128 INK WHEELS
Moody Triton by Ian Cater

130 FRANK WESTWORTH
Birdbrain inspires bike builder…