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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics - November 2017


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06 ARCHIVE
Our tribute to Ángel Nieto.

08 CMM MARKETPLACE
New section looks at what’s
happening out there.

10 CMM STUFF
New kit, tools, tyres and 
other superb stuff.

12 CMM TESTED
We try stuff out.

14 NEWS
Views, news and what’s on.

20 FEEDBACK
WIN Bridgestone tyres 
for star letter!

22 SHOW US YOURS
WIN S-Doc cleaning kit and 
a Tamiya model bike!

26 BMW R NINET PURE C
A modern take on a boxer
twin roadster.

30 HONDA CB500T
Steve Cooper on whether 
this orange is a lemon.

38 YAMAHA FZ750
Steve Parrish takes his
superstocker for a first ride.

48 YAMAHA RD350LC
Vince Richer on his baby LC.

50 SUZUKI GSX-R750M
The final oil-burner ridden
Down Under.

56 YAMAHA XTZ750
SUPER TENERE
Dakar DIY on the cheap.

60 SUZUKI RGV250N
Reader Ash Smith meets 
his hero: Revvin’ Kevin!

64 RETRO REBOOT
Kar Lee reboots the 
RG/RGV!

129  NEXT MONTH
What’s happening in the
December CMM?

130 PIP HIGHAM
Pip’s new residence, 
round the backl!

66  Q&A
Mark Haycock and you with 
two pages of tips.

70  RD250LC PRO-AM
Niall Mackenzie to replica 
his replica RD Pro-Am…

74  FAST BERK TZR250
Charlie Oakman is on 
the finishing straight!

80  HONDA VF750F
Jim Lindsay finishes his 
V4 project. Test next!

84  TWO-STROKE TUNING
Stan Stephens with nine 
pages of tips!

94  KAWASAKI ZRX1100 TURBO
Alan Dowds has something 
to report (at last!)

110  SUZUKI T500
Titan or Cobra, Steve Cooper 
has this guide.

114  KAWASAKI Z1325
Ralph Ferrand with part two: 
the heart of the Z.

126  YAMAHA TDM900
Bertie Simmonds makes a case
for this ‘coming classic’.