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• Norton 650SS
In the Sixties, the 650 was king. Norton’s SS was among the very best. Phillip Tooth shares the reasons
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• Moving Swiftly Along
Andrew Wilson shares his taste for mechanical puns
• Scott Triple
There are very few British 2-stroke triples. Alan Cathcart persuaded Sammy Miller to let him loose with the Scott Three
• Suzuki T500
“Almost the antithesis of what most people might reasonable expect of a stroker…” Steve Cooper is plainly a fan
• Triumph Trident Slippery Sam Replica
Mark Williams gets all excited by a slippery character, a fine recreation of a multi-TT winning Triumph Trident
• Battery Boy
“We’d often find interesting junk. Sometimes they were just glad to get rid of it…” Phillip Tooth meets John Smagach, the Battery Boy…
• Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo
Do turbos offer something for nothing? Kawasaki’s 750 was the best of the blown bunch; Steve Cooper tells us about it
• Classic Bike Guide To Fab (Japanese) Fours
They’re all the same, old four-cylinder Jap-bikes. Aren’t they?
• AMC Classic Spares
Good Guys – especially if you’re in need of AJS or Matchless parts
• Moto Guzzi Small-Block Twins
Great engines and glorious handling at a bargain price? A small-block Moto Guzzi could be just the job
• Ariel Engine Build
Mike Pemberton knows and shows how to do it. Part Two. Now he’s done it!
• On The Road
Visiting a small but perfectly-formed Spanish museum
• At a show
That’s the Southern Classic Off-Road Show
• Famous Last Words
How do you turn a used bike into a classic bike? It’s easy. Frank Westworth knows this to be true…
• Louise Limb
Racy Raquel ready for a quick thrash round Thruxton. Needs to cover up first though, she’ll catch her death…
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