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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics - August 2017


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06 ARCHIVE
Shots from the recent England v Scotland Pro Am!

08 2002 BMW R1150RT
Bertie makes the case for this touring coming classic.

12 NEWS
News,views and whats new.

18 CALENDAR
It's August and that means there is lots on!

20 FEEDBACK
Keep us honest!

22 SHOW US YOURS
Now with added nostalgia!
Check out 'The way we were!'

26 HONDA VFR 400 NC24
Reader John Digby gives us part one of his resto!

30 KAWASAKI KH250/500
Steve Cooper falls for a hybrid Kwak.

36 SUBSCRIBE
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38 BENELLI 750SEI
Scoop again... and yeah,he falls in love. Again.

46 TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE
We're off on a tangent with new (and old) Bonnies.

56 1979 FANTIC TX 250
A reader restores and then rides this classic trail iron.

61 READER'S RIDE
Darren Brooks races this GSX600F Teapot on the dirt!

64 RETRO REBOOT
Kar Lee's take on the Ducati 851/888, 30 years on.

130 NEXT MONTH
The bikes of Allen Millyard, the Cagiva Alazzurra, tuning two - strokeswith Stan Stephens and much more!

Workshop
66 ❙ WORKSHOP NEWS
New metal bits and old kit tested.
68 ❙ Q&A
Mark Haycock and you with tips!
70 ❙ YAMAHA TZR250
Charlie Oakman on part four of
his resto-racer.
74 ❙ SORTING BLUE SPOTS
Ralph Ferrand on how to sort
these anchors.
80 ❙ YAMAHA TX500
Mark Haycock on sorting the
clutch.
82 ❙ HONDA VF750
Jim Lindsay on part one of his
new restoration.
86 ❙ REMOVE A LINER
Say a big ‘tank you’ to Scoop!
92 ❙ YAMAHA DT175 MX
Ralph Ferrand is on with
part 11: the exhaust.
97 ❙ SUZUKI STINGER
Scoop claims it now works.
Check it out.
110 ❙ YAMAHA TX750
Steve Cooper on the quirky
parallel twin Yam.
114 ❙ SUZUKI RG400/500
Stan Stephens finishes up with
the rebuild of the square four.
127 ❙ SUZUKI GSX-R1000 K1
Scott Redmond gets tyres for
nowt and dynos this demon.