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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics - September 2018


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06 ARCHIVE
Dave Jefferies and the R1 at
the 1999 TT.

08 CMM MARKETPLACE
What’s hot to trot with
1990s sportsbikes?

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

12 CMM TESTED
We try stuff out.

14 NEWS
Events, news and what’s
happening.

20 FEEDBACK
WIN Bridgestone tyres for our
star letter!

22 SHOW US YOURS
WIN S-Doc cleaning kit and
Tamiya kits!

27 KAWASAKI B8S
Steve Cooper falls in love
with a little gem!

32 TRACK DAYING A
CLASSIC!

How to do it on a very tight
budget!

36 TRACK DAYING 2
Ralph Ferrand pops his track
cherry on a road classic!

40 SUBSCRIBE!
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42 CMM EXTRA!
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million CMM words at your
fingertips!

44 YAMAHA YZF-R1
Mark Forsyth on the
20-year-old sports legend.

52 BUYING AN R1
Scott Redmond on what to
look out for.

56 IMPROVING AN R1
Olly Crick on how to improve
the 4XV.

60 RETRO REBOOT
Suzuki’s GSX1000 Katana…

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

130 PIP HIGHAM
Pip has a mountain to climb
in honour of brother Bill.

62 ❙ Q&A
Mark Haycock with a page of tips.

64 ❙ KAWASAKI Z1325
Ralph Ferrand gets on a lathe…

68 ❙ YAMAHA C3SC
Scoop reckons it’s on its way!

72 ❙ ALLEN MILLYARD
This month Allen gets

76 ❙ HONDA CBR1000F
CMM reader Dave Brooking is
blessed from above.

78 ❙ WORKSHOP: OLD FORKS
Scoop tackles both his Yammy’s
gammy legs.

82 ❙ YAMAHA FZR600
Paul Brookes on cutting and
shutting his racing homage!

94 ❙ KAWASAKI Z1A
Steve’s guide to buying this
Kawasaki classic!

110 ❙ KAWASAKI Z1300
Ralph gets further on with the
mighty six.

114 ❙ SUZUKI GSX-R1100G
Wildy puts pen to paper to sort
his rear-end out!

118 ❙ YAMAHA YZF-R1
Niall Mackenzie returns and he’s
looking for an R1 project.

122 ❙ APRILIA RS250
Jeff Ware gets the two-stroke
finished.