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Classic Bike Guide Magazine August 2017 Back Issue

English 47 Reviews   •  English   •   Aviation & Transport (Motorcycles) Only $7.99
006 RIDING LIFE
Show-off events and buying jumble and things like that

010 SUBSCRIBE!
Save a little money, get the magazine a little early. Thrills beyond dreams. Hopefully

012 TRIUMPH 650 TWIN
A Tiger by another name

016 MOTO GUZZI NUOVO FALCONE
Laid back and single

020 NORTON ES2
Nice and easy, too

026 LAVERDA 750SF
Not red, but still Italian

032 MATCHLESS G9
London boy made good

038 SWM GRAN MILANO
Retro roadster; handsome too

044 NEW WAVE CLASSICS
Old dogs and new tricks?

052 BIDDING FRENZY
Failing to buy at auction

060 WHAT YOU SAID
Bravos and brickbats

062 PAUL D’ORLÉANS
Ageless and evergreen

064 MARK WILLIAMS
China crisis classics

066 PAUL MILES
Never meet your heroes

068 TRIUMPH TR5 OUTFIT
Ridden on the rough, no less

076 NORTON COMMANDO RACER
Getting the real low down

088 BROUGH SUPERIOR SS80
Black, too; little bling

098 TRIUMPH TIGER CUB
Rebuilt to sprint!

104 SUNBEAM MCC
Not exactly what you might expect

106 BSA ROCKET 3
Boosted Rocket

112 READER ADS
You already know what these are

130 FRANK WESTWORTH
Time to scoot
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Classic Bike Guide

August 2017 006 RIDING LIFE Show-off events and buying jumble and things like that 010 SUBSCRIBE! Save a little money, get the magazine a little early. Thrills beyond dreams. Hopefully 012 TRIUMPH 650 TWIN A Tiger by another name 016 MOTO GUZZI NUOVO FALCONE Laid back and single 020 NORTON ES2 Nice and easy, too 026 LAVERDA 750SF Not red, but still Italian 032 MATCHLESS G9 London boy made good 038 SWM GRAN MILANO Retro roadster; handsome too 044 NEW WAVE CLASSICS Old dogs and new tricks? 052 BIDDING FRENZY Failing to buy at auction 060 WHAT YOU SAID Bravos and brickbats 062 PAUL D’ORLÉANS Ageless and evergreen 064 MARK WILLIAMS China crisis classics 066 PAUL MILES Never meet your heroes 068 TRIUMPH TR5 OUTFIT Ridden on the rough, no less 076 NORTON COMMANDO RACER Getting the real low down 088 BROUGH SUPERIOR SS80 Black, too; little bling 098 TRIUMPH TIGER CUB Rebuilt to sprint! 104 SUNBEAM MCC Not exactly what you might expect 106 BSA ROCKET 3 Boosted Rocket 112 READER ADS You already know what these are 130 FRANK WESTWORTH Time to scoot


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Classic Bike Guide  |  August 2017  


006 RIDING LIFE
Show-off events and buying jumble and things like that

010 SUBSCRIBE!
Save a little money, get the magazine a little early. Thrills beyond dreams. Hopefully

012 TRIUMPH 650 TWIN
A Tiger by another name

016 MOTO GUZZI NUOVO FALCONE
Laid back and single

020 NORTON ES2
Nice and easy, too

026 LAVERDA 750SF
Not red, but still Italian

032 MATCHLESS G9
London boy made good

038 SWM GRAN MILANO
Retro roadster; handsome too

044 NEW WAVE CLASSICS
Old dogs and new tricks?

052 BIDDING FRENZY
Failing to buy at auction

060 WHAT YOU SAID
Bravos and brickbats

062 PAUL D’ORLÉANS
Ageless and evergreen

064 MARK WILLIAMS
China crisis classics

066 PAUL MILES
Never meet your heroes

068 TRIUMPH TR5 OUTFIT
Ridden on the rough, no less

076 NORTON COMMANDO RACER
Getting the real low down

088 BROUGH SUPERIOR SS80
Black, too; little bling

098 TRIUMPH TIGER CUB
Rebuilt to sprint!

104 SUNBEAM MCC
Not exactly what you might expect

106 BSA ROCKET 3
Boosted Rocket

112 READER ADS
You already know what these are

130 FRANK WESTWORTH
Time to scoot
read more read less
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Well known and respected names such as Peter Williams, Jim Reynolds, Alan Cathcart, Steven Myatt and even founding father Frank Westworth all have their two pennorth each month, bringing a wealth of wisdom, knowledge, experience and humour to proceedings. The magnificent Mortons Archive is put to good use too, with wonderful images accompanying tales of derring-do from yesteryear.
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