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TAG : July/August 2016

Front Brake Rotors by Sirius Consolidated

CB750 brake rotorsOntario, Canada-based Sirius Consolidated now has replacement front brake rotors for 1969-1978 Honda CB750 fours and 1970-1971 CB450 twins (later CB450 and CB500 twins used a smaller rotor). Discontinued for many years by Honda, these new rotors are an exact duplicate of the ...

Upcoming Vintage Motorcycle Events: July/August 2016

See the Seattle Cossacks in action at The Meet Vintage Motorcycle Festival, July 30, in Tacoma, Wash.Featured eventsJuly 8 Still one of the coolest vintage motorcycle events of the year, the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days return to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July 8-10, ...

Rebuild a Yamaha Autolube Oil Pump

As a rule, we try to focus our How-Tos on repairs we think the weekend mechanic can aspire to, so we’ll kick this one off with a qualifying statement: Rebuilding a Yamaha Autolube oil pump requires more than average care and attention.Our factory Yamaha manual specifically says of the pump, ...

All Brands Motorcycle Event in West Virginia

 Putting the hammer down at McKee's Sky Ranch. Photo by Ken RichardsonAHRMA’s first-ever vintage and post-vintage enduro happens July 21-24, 2016, at the All Brands Motorcycle Event at McKee’s Sky Ranch in Terra Alta, West Virginia. Sponsored by the Greater Morgantown Convention and ...

Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Get-Away and Isle of Man Tour

The countdown is on for the 2016 Motorcycle Classics inaugural Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Get-Away in Pennsylvania and our first-ever visit to the Isle of Man for the Festival of Motorcycling and Classic TT.  Dave Roper at the Isle with replica 1911 Indian racer. Photo by Ken Richardson. ...

Peter Brunner’s 1953 BMW R25/3

Rider: Peter Brunner, Ashland, Oregon Age: Pushing 74, riding since 1964 Occupation: Retired Rides: 1953 BMW R25/3, 1971 BMW R75/5, 2005 BMW R1200GS  Peter Brunner's BMW heaven: An R25/3, R75/5 and an R1200GS. Photo by Peter BrunnerPeter’s story: “In 2013 I was looking for a winter ...

High Expectations of the 2016 Riding Season

If this spring’s rides are any indication of how the riding season is going to pan out for me this year, it’s going to be a good one. I’m not an Iron Butt rider who piles on tens of thousands of miles every year, but I am disappointed when I can’t roll up at least 3,000-4,000 miles ...

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