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TAG : September/October 2014

Upcoming Events and Vintage Motorcycle Shows September/October 2014

Featured EventsSept. 5Kansas City’s Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts (HoAME) will host their yearly Vintage Show over the weekend of Sept. 5-7. Friday night will be the First Friday Ride-In Party at KC Brake in the Crossroads area of Kansas City, Missouri. Saturday will feature the ...

Triumph Trident 750 Clutch Nut Troubles

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, 1503 SW 42nd ...

Yamaha Clutch Bolts

 Yamaha clutch boltsYamaha 2-stroke specialists HVC Cycle have new clutch bolts for Yamaha 2-strokes. The kit replaces Yamaha part no. 90149-05147-00, which has been out of production and out of stock for years. Where the originals had a Phillips-type head with a habit of stripping out when ...

Honda CB750K Oil Pressure

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, 1503 SW 42nd ...

Cut That Out!

A couple years ago, I rolled a 1970 Honda CB750 into my shop for a makeover through a typical grueling Wisconsin winter. Imagine how surprised I was when, in the following months, articles about CB750s started showing up in your magazine. A year ago last October I wheeled in a 1981 Yamaha XS850 ...

Simon Wall’s Yamaha XJ750RJ Seca

Rider: Simon Wall, Mansfield, MassachusettsAge: 50Rides: 1982 Yamaha XJ750RJ Seca, 2000 Kawasaki ZRX1100Simon’s story: “I’m the third owner of this Seca. My friend Matt bought it in 1994, and he had it when he met and dated his wife before marrying her. It went into his basement in 2001 ...

Vincents at the 10th Barber Vintage Festival

 Vincent motorcycles will take center stage at the Motorcycle Classics tent during the 10th Annual Barber Vintage Festival thanks to the Hillbilly Vincent Owners, who will join us for the Barber weekend to display their bikes. We’ll also hold a trio of technical seminars on Saturday, ...

Vintage Racing: In Praise of Racers

Racing improves the breed. Motorcycle manufacturers have appreciated the salience of this fact since the first motorized two-wheelers hit the road more than a century ago. Builders, would-be manufacturers and riders have since spent countless hours in the pursuit of speed, theorizing, designing ...

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