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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £2.75 per issue Dedicated to the later classics and Japanese machines, Classic Motorcycle Mechanics has it all. Every issue is packed with pages of road tests, rebuild guides, 'Street Specials' reviews, news and events.

With more and more enthusiasts wanting to rebuild and maintain their own prized machines, Classic Motorcycle Mechanics is the only magazine that "Buys its own bikes, rebuilds 'em and rides 'em." - giving you a first-hand guide into the world of classics from a technical point of view - as well as the riders!

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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics  |  381 July 2019  


There’s something so cool about the way a power delivery can brighten your day…

This issue sees Jeff Ware get under the skin of the best of the 1980s Turbo bikes and it’s interesting to read the comparison of the types some 35 years or so after they first saw light of day. I recall my uncle – a mechanic for Dave Fox Kawasaki (now, sadly gone) – explaining how the GPz750 Turbo had the same performance as the GPz1100 and how it bucked out of control on him on a test ride when the turbo spooled up as he hit a bump on the A2… Fast forward 15 or so years and this was in my mind when I finally managed to have an hour on the 750T myself for a magazine. Fun? you betcha. Scary?

Well, even back then the power output wasn’t all that – it was the WAY it kicked in. See, we may love the smooth, linear power pumped out by a V4 four-stroke, but the two-stroke addict in us also loves the punch you get somewhere – anywhere – in the rev range. It’s why people love the Yamaha V-Max.

This mighty V4 would use the V-Boost system, where butterfly valves would kick the oomph up to 11 at 8000rpm. I spent my first ride watching that tank-mounted rev-counter to see if the difference was noticeable. It was, sadly I wasn’t looking where I was going and mounted the pavement. Lesson learned… we will visit the mighty V-Max soon in CMM…
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Dedicated to the later classics and Japanese machines, Classic Motorcycle Mechanics has it all. Every issue is packed with pages of road tests, rebuild guides, 'Street Specials' reviews, news and events.

With more and more enthusiasts wanting to rebuild and maintain their own prized machines, Classic Motorcycle Mechanics is the only magazine that "Buys its own bikes, rebuilds 'em and rides 'em." - giving you a first-hand guide into the world of classics from a technical point of view - as well as the riders!
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   Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Reviewed 17 February 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Great balance of technical articles and bike reviews.
   Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Reviewed 17 February 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Outstanding publication provides plenty of hands on tech and tips for us bike gear heads and restorers. Keep up the great work. Can't wait to receive each issue!
   Best Classic Motorbike Mechanics Mag Available Reviewed 07 July 2019
Best Classic Motorbike Mechanics Mag Available well worth a read, subscription, lots of great articles and ideas for the classic MB mechanic

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