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.
Great racers become famous, but a great motorcycle mechanic labors in obscurity. Nobby Clark, however, deserves to be well known.
Six months ago we turned the first wrench on our Triumph TR6C project, and it’s now finally drawing to a close.
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.
by Alison Green
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.
Our long-term Royal Enfiled Bullet receives a host of performance and appearance upgrades.
City College of San Francisco is offering a motorcycle restoration class, and it has been very popular.
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.
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