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TAG : November/December 2018

Bob Thacker’s AJS Model 20

First of all I would like to thank all concerned for continuing to produce such a great magazine. I look forward to picking up my copy of each new issue as it becomes available. There are always interesting bikes featured, but up until the latest issue (September/October), there was always one ...

Lee Buffenmyer’s Penton Café Racer

Rider: Lee Buffenmyer, Lititz, PennsylvaniaAge: 67Occupation: Offset pressman (retired)Rides: Lee has four street-legal bikes in his 20-strong collection, including a 1970 Suzuki TC90, a 1976 Suzuki Gopher, a 1975 Penton Enduro 100 and his Penton café racer.Lee's story: The 1985 Hillclimb ...

Learning Curves

There was a time when I thought I was getting pretty good at wrenching. Pull apart a Norton? No problem. After you get a couple under your belt, they're pretty easy to work on. Ditto old BMW airheads, which, while technically more complex than a Norton, are basically tractors on two wheels; ...

Elkskin Gloves by Fox Creek Leather

Fox Creek Leather's roots go back to the 1970s, when founder Paul Trachy started selling leather gear at swap meets and drag races. Since then the Virginia-based company's name has become synonymous with high-quality, made in America leather riding gear like these elkskin gauntlet gloves. ...

Honda VT1100 Hydraulic Clutch Question

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 ...

Upcoming Vintage Motorcycle Events: November/December 2018

Take in the sights at the annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show, Jan. 26, 2019.10/27 Visit Norcross, Georgia, for the 28th Annual Blue Moon Cycle Euro Bike Swap Meet on Saturday, Oct. 27. The swap meet is open to all parts, accessories and apparel for European motorcycles. Display your ...

Valve Spring Kits by R/D Valve Springs

Founded in 1981 by Donn Rickard and Jim Dour of Megacycle Cams, California-based R/D Valve Springs has valve spring kits for vintage British, Italian and Japanese motorcycles, and also supplies individual springs and valve guides, valve guide seals, plus shims, lash caps and buckets for ...

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