8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
We're almost there: Just a few more parts and our 1970 Honda CB350 will be ready to roll.
6/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
A reader asks Keith Fellenstein why a motorcycle chain almost never runs centered over the sprockets.
4/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Our wheels are back and tires are mounted. Engine cleaning is no fun, but our 1970 Honda CB350 is starting to come back together.
12/10/2015 12:30:00 AM
The frame’s ready and the broken engine mount is fixed, but there’s still a lot to be done on our 1970 Honda CB350.
10/8/2015 8:00:00 AM
Good news: Our project 1970 Honda CB350 runs! But there's still plenty of work to do, including rebuilding the forks and the rear suspension.
8/13/2015 8:27:00 AM
Join us on our newest project as we take stock of a badly neglected, but still salvageable, 1970 Honda CB350.
7/13/2015 4:01:00 PM
Rust-Block is not only ideal for home and shop use, it's safe for your skin and the environment.
4/17/2015 1:58:00 PM
RD400 DG replica heads are currently in stock at HVCcycle with RD350/R5 heads in production.
9/9/2014 9:58:00 AM
New stuff for old bikes: Axle wrench set from RRR Tool Solutions.
7/23/2014 9:49:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein helps with a clutch problem on a Honda Nighthawk 700.
7/16/2014 12:31:00 PM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein discusses which brand of oil to use on your vintage bike.
7/9/2014 8:28:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein addresses a muffler filled with oil on a Honda CL450.
7/2/2014 8:46:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein helps fix a sticking starter solenoid on a Honda CB550.
6/25/2014 9:39:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein discusses swingarm bushings causing some back-end weave.
6/16/2014 4:41:00 PM
CDI ignition boxes for Yamaha Viragos from Rick’s Motorsport Electrics.
5/21/2014 8:37:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein solves an electrical issue where a 1988 BMW R100RT loses power.
5/7/2014 9:00:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein discusses new-style tire pressure on older bikes.
4/30/2014 9:00:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein solves idling problems on a 1984 Honda VF700F Interceptor.
4/30/2014 8:27:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein solves starting issues on a 1989 Kawasaki Eliminator 250.
4/23/2014 10:55:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein explains why one would want to burn the pipe out on a 2-stroke Yamaha YDS-3.
3/26/2014 8:26:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein follows up on a previous question about a BMW K100RS with a lazy fuel pump.
3/19/2014 8:34:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein explains installing a U.K.-spec gas tank on a Triumph Bonneville Special T140D.
3/12/2014 8:28:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein discusses using pod filters on a Suzuki GS450.
3/10/2014 9:00:00 AM
Commando Specialties is now offering replacement steel gas tanks for Norton Commando Roadsters.
1/22/2014 9:40:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein looks into a mysterious oil leak on a Honda CB750K.
1/15/2014 8:22:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein explains setting ignition timing on a Triumph Bonneville without a primary cover.
1/8/2014 8:27:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein discusses a leaking tank on a 1970 Norton Commando.
1/2/2014 8:31:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein solves a fouled plugs problem on a Suzuki T20.
12/26/2013 8:46:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein discusses a surging throttle on a Honda CB350K.
12/18/2013 10:21:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein talks valve clearances on a Honda CB550.
8/27/2013 12:22:49 PM
We show you how to install a headlamp relay on a 1974 Yamaha TX500.
6/5/2013 11:24:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein looks at a lost idle on a 1978 Triumph Bonneville.
1/22/2013 12:09:14 PM
Since 1948, Barnett Clutches and Cables has been producing clutches and control cables with direct-fit/upgrade applications for just about everything on two wheels.
9/13/2012 3:37:18 PM
Motorcycle Classics shows you how to overhaul an Amal Concentric carburetor often used on classic British motorcycles.
8/30/2012 1:28:33 PM
Editor Richard Backus explains how classic motorcycle projects, particularly a recent suspension project on his Laverda RGS, don’t always go as planned.
4/2/2012 4:42:38 PM
Step-by-step: Upgrading a Norton Commando Lucas ignition system to a Tri-Spark electronic ignition
2/28/2012 12:07:14 PM
Motorcycle Classics has teamed up with Dairyland Cycle Insurance – sponsors of our popular 2010 Bonneville Build – for another bike project. Like previous builds our next project will be a custom classic. But this time, we want you to help us choose our build bike by voting for your favorite in the Motorcycle Classics/Dairyland Cycle Insurance Race To Rebuild.
5/16/2011 1:12:54 PM
Keith Fellenstein offers some guidelines regarding Triumph valve adjustment.
4/1/2011 12:08:26 PM
Jim Alaimo offers his step-by-step process to rebuilding classic bikes "on the cheap."
1/18/2011 12:17:17 PM
Keith Fellenstein helps with some Kawasaki carburetor problems and Triumph valve adjustment issues.
11/10/2010 12:12:25 PM
Custom motorcycle tips to help handicapped riders get back on the road again.
8/6/2010 4:06:00 PM
The Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Insurance Custom Triumph Bonneville Build is finished!
6/2/2010 2:00:00 PM
The Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Insurance custom Triumph Bonneville build takes shape.
3/31/2010 11:31:00 AM
Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Insurance team up to craft a modern take on a custom classic — the bobber.
10/8/2009 11:39:00 AM
We're sure our restoration project bike, a Honda CB500, will dazzle the public when it's ready — which it almost is. Originally published as "Project Caf 1973 Honda CB500 Part 6" in the November/December 2009 issue of Motorcycle Classics Magazine.
10/6/2009 4:53:00 PM
Great racers become famous, but a great motorcycle mechanic labors in obscurity. Nobby Clark, however, deserves to be well known.
7/27/2009 12:09:40 PM
Six months ago we turned the first wrench on our Triumph TR6C project, and it’s now finally drawing to a close.
7/23/2009 4:05:39 PM
Blame a long, cold winter, but progress on our 1971 Triumph TR6C moved at a glacial pace after our last report in the March/April issue. But with spring’s welcomed arrival, we finally had a chance to get back into the shop and make some headway. And as the pics show, our project bike is starting to come together.
10/22/2008 2:54:56 PM
If you ride and maintain older British bikes, then this is the appropriate term when one is forced to use a piece of wire to hold some component together. This is to avoid resorting to trailers or other embarrassing forms of transport for the last leg of the trip.
7/18/2007 10:06:56 AM
Our long-term Royal Enfiled Bullet receives a host of performance and appearance upgrades.
7/11/2007 12:29:36 PM
City College of San Francisco is offering a motorcycle restoration class, and it has been very popular.
7/11/2007 11:00:00 AM
The inveterate tinkerers at Motorcycle Classics have chosen a Triumph TR6C Trophy Special as their first in-house restoration project. Originally published as "Restoring a 1971 Triumph TR6C Trophy - Part 1" in the January/February 2007 issue of Motorcycle Classics Magazine.
7/11/2007 10:37:44 AM
Part two of our rebuild of a 1971 Triumph TR6C Trophy.