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Back Street Heroes - November 2017


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16 SIDEWAYS HARLEY
 clever engineering in evidence

22 ROCK & BIKE FEST

 bands, dressing up and choppers

26 LINCOLN BIKE FEST

 bikes and history in
 Lincoln’s fair city

28  XS500 YAM
       
 the coolest XS500 on
 the planet?

34  CHAOS
                                   
 crossing the sea to
 Guernsey to party

36  HERTS DAY
                        
 NCC Herts booked the
 sunshine again!

38 BSH CUSTOM BIKE CHAMPS

 last chance to vote for
 your favourites

46  BMW CAFE  RACER
 simple, basic and clean

52 TR6SS TRIUMPH
 proper chopper an’
 no mistake!

66 ATTITUDE DAY
 bikes, beer and burgers
 in Sarfampton

68 GPZ750 TURBO
 it’ll rip yer ‘ead off an’
 gob down yer neck!

74 SHOVELHEAD  CHOPPER (pictured)

 the Bulldog Bash winner in all its glory

80 TOMINTOUL MOTORCYCLE  GATHERING
 one of the biggest Scottish biker gatherings

82 CHINNOR BIKE DAYZ
 rally-cum-festival in the Chilterns

84 THE MILE
 Malle’s posh London hill -climb

REGULARS

6 OPENFACED

 – all that’s new and happening
in the custom bike world

8 PRODUCTS
 – loads of good stuff for you to
spend your hard-earned on

12 SUBSCRIBE TO BSH
– see here for the best subscription offers 

14 LETTERS
 – sound off, one,
two, sound off three, four! 

58 CENTRESPREAD
– Louise Limb’s latest artistic offering

 62 (ALMOST) A ROADTEST
 –    the Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer

86 XSR EVOLUTION
  –  what it’s like to live with a
 custom bike long-term

86 PROJECT BUILD
 –  part eight of our new project bike build

92 MR BRIDGES’ MOTORCYCLE DIARIES
 –  wheel bearings and how to do them   

96 MAG NEWS
 – our  regular column by the MAG
chairnongenderspecificperson

98 EVENTS
 – the fullest listings
of the best summer rallies,
shows and parties anywhere!

102 READERS’ LIVES
 – your  pictures and our silly
captions... yeah, sorry about that

104 SMALLS
 – sell your bike here for free

114  RICK HULSE
 –  the musings of one of the most
eloquent thinkers in bikerdom!