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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics - January 2017


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06 ARCHIVE
Suzuki’s gorgeous GS1000S.

08 1986 YAMAHA RD500LC
Andy Bolas on the Yamaha
V4 big-bore two-stroke!

12 NEWS
Events, reports and what’s
happening in our world.

19 CALENDAR
Happy New Year!

20 FEEDBACK
We love to hear from you!

22 SHOW US YOURS
With added nostalgia! Check
out ‘The Way We Were!’

26 KAWASAKI H1
Check out this amazing

30 MOTO GUZZI CALIFORNIA
Steve Cooper on the quirky
1970s cruiser.

38 2000 HONDA VTR1000 SP-1
Mark Forsyth rides this big
V-twin Ducati destroyer.

47 SUZUKI B120
Birthday boy Bill restores a
Suzook classic!

52 1976 HONDA CB360
John Nutting rides with a
rose-tinted visor.

60 RETRO REBOOT
Yamaha’s TDR250,
recreated as a 350!

114 NEXT MONTH
Kawasaki H1 main test

 26 Check out this amazing
first-timer reader resto!

114 Kawasaki H1 main test,
Yamaha XSR Retro, Honda
CBR600F-X, Yamaha
RD350LC special, Kawasaki
KR-1/S and more.

 62  WORKSHOP NEWS
It’s back, it’s bad, it's mad.
64  Q&A
Mark Haycock, Scoop and you
with tips galore!
66  YAMAHA DT175 MX
Ralph Ferrand spins the wheels…
70  STAN STEPHENS
Stan on his Project Brooklands
with ‘classic-modern’ parts.
74  DUCATI 996
Jim Lindsay gets forked off and
shocked with this Duke.
78  WIRING: CHARGING
Ralph Ferrand on this black art.
90  REPAIR SEAT BASES
Steve Cooper shows you how.
94  1975 HONDA CB360
To complement our MIRA Files
this month. Thanks Scoop!
106  HONDA CB750 K2
Mark Haycock cleans carbs in
part two with this project.
108  YAMAHA TX500
Mark (again) with part one of
servicing this twin.
111  MAKE OR BREAK?
Scott Redmond revisits these:
what’s happened to prices?