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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics - December 2017


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WORKSHOP
62  Q&A Subscribe for an Xmas gift!
Mark Haycock and you with
a page of tips.

64  SUZUKI RGV250M
Paul Chance finishes the finicky
stroker. At last!

68  YAMAHA DT175
Stan Stephens on tuning this
off-road gem.

72  ALLEN MILLYARD
Our new columnist on camshafts!

74  FAST BERK!
Charlie Oakman finally finishes
the TZR250!

78  HONDA CB750 K2
Mark Haycock sorts the front
brake caliper. Ish!

90  FORK EMULATORS
Scoop on fitting and fettling
these handy upgrades.

94  YAMAHA FS1
Steve Cooper has this guide on
Yamaha’s Fizzy grandad.

110  YAMAHA TDR250
Stan again on his wide torque
tune for the TDR!


06 ARCHIVE
Farewell to Barry’s bikes.

08 CMM MARKETPLACE
Auctions and big nakeds.

10 CMM STUFF
New kit, tools and tyres
and stuff. Lovely!

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 HONDA CB1100RS
Retro inline four from days
of yore! But is it a snore?

30 MOTO GUZZI NUOVO FALCONE
Steve Cooper flexes
his military muscle.

36 SUBSCRIBE!

62 ❙ Q&A Subscribe for an Xmas gift!

38 SUZUKI XN85 TURBO
John Nutting rides an 80s
icon. It’s turbo time!

46 HIGH SPEED SUZUKI
Nutters again, this time on
a very fast four!

50 SUPER STAFFORD
If you missed out, here’s
what happened.

52 KAWASAKI ZXR750/9RM
A Down Under tribute
to Anthony Gobert!

60 RETRO REBOOT
Kar Lee’s take on what retro
Kawasaki SHOULD do.

113 NEXT MONTH
What’s happening in the
January CMM?

114 PIP HIGHAM
Pip challenges Guy Martin…
Ooooh! Stand back!