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The final round of the Yamaha Past Masters (YPM).


Hopefully she’ll stay this pretty after Snetterton.

The championship is now only days away and barring a few tweaks I think we are ready. At the start of the year this TZR provided homes for a collection of invertebrates as it gathered dust at the back of the Fast Bikes workshop in numerous boxes of parts. Now, as the project reaches its conclusion, it has been entered into the last round of the Yamaha Past Masters (YPM) series and it would appear we are about to see just how likely the ‘likely fail’ is.

I will avoid a roll call of thanks for now, suffice to say that so many people have helped me get to this stage and I am extremely grateful. The plentiful number of decals on my bike are thanks to the companies that have helped me – not trying to make it look more like a race-bike, you understand. A big shout out deservedly goes to Wayne Philips and Phoenix Yamaha of Trowbridge. Wayne has put in the hard yards building the TZR, wrestling with numerous problems in the time that he has grabbed and been allocated by the guv’nor Kev.

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In this month's issue of Fast Bikes... - New Models for the new season, 2018 starts here! - 7 Naked middleweights shoot-out - Triumph Street Triple RS - Ducati Monster 821 - Suzuki GSX-S750 - Kawasaki Z900 - Yamaha MT-07 - KTM 690 Duke - WK 650NK - Blow & go 492BHP Turbo Gixer vs Kawasaki H2 plus: - KTM 950SM, Know your aid filters, turbos versus superchargers, TT treat: WK's Lightweight 650 , Battlefield Blitzing