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TAG : May/June 2017

John Rose’s 1967 Suzuki T200 X5 Invader

Reader John Rose's 1967 Suzuki T200 X5 Invader.Photo by John Rose.I’m 62 and have been getting bike mags since 1970. Your mag is the best. Because of my age it has all the stuff I like to read about. Because of your last mag write-up of the Suzuki GT185 I just had to write. Many people do not ...

Custom Motorcycle Cables by Barnett Clutches & Cables

 Custom cablesIn addition to a full catalog of available clutches and cables, California-based Barnett Clutches & Cables can make up just about any cable for any motorcycle. We recently had them make us a cable for editor Backus’ 1973 BMW R75/5 and the result was predictable; a quality ...

Lithium Batteries and Chargers

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

Stud Removal and Installation Set by BikeMaster

 Stud remover/installerMotorcycle parts specialist BikeMaster has an extensive line of specialty motorcycle tools, including this eight-piece stud removal and installation tool set that lets you remove and install engine case and cylinder head studs without damaging threads. The set includes ...

Handlebar Switchgear by HVCcycle

 Yamaha switchgearTwo-stroke specialist HVCcycle in Lincoln, Nebraska, now has replacement handlebar switchgear to fit many different 1970s Yamahas including the RD100, RD125, RD250, RD350, RD400 and XS360 and XS500. Available in two different types, the replacement switches are duplicates of ...

1966 Triumph TT Ignition

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

Motorcycle Seat Cushions by Wild Ass

 Seat cushionsIf your butt hurts after a day in the saddle, check out the Motorcycle Air Seat Cushion from Wild Ass. Available in three configurations and three levels of comfort, the cushions feature pressure-sensitive inflatable air cells that spread out weight to reduce pressure points for ...

Barber Ride Aboard a 1973 Yamaha TX750

The lovely 1973 Yamaha TX750, owned by Al Baljeu, was just one of the many vintage bikes on our Sunday Morning Ride at the Barber Vintage Festival in 2016.Photo courtesy Jerry Baljeu.I just finished reading the March/April 2017 issue from cover to cover and your advertisers will be happy to ...

Whisperlite Universal Stove by Aerostich

 Eating wellIf you’re really into touring — especially offroad adventure touring — a good camp stove is a necessity. But with storage space typically at a premium, what’s the best stove to pack? Touring specialist Aerostich recommends the Whisperlite Universal Stove. The hybrid-fuel ...

Finding Spark on a 1980 Suzuki GS850

Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

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