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July/August 2018
Volume 13, No. 6

Seca Special: Custom guru Greg Hageman works his magic on Yamaha’s forgotten Seca 400.

Seventies Child Born in the Eighties: Ducati 750 F1
It may have been built in the Eighties, but Ducati’s great 750 F1 was a child of the Seventies.
By Dain Gingerelli

Flight of the Bumblebee: 1961 DKW Hummel 115
Once derided as “the tin banana,” owner Stewart Ingram describes it as “Art Deco on an acid trip.”

His Lordship’s Motorcycle: 1983 Hesketh Vampire
With a few custom tweaks, a rare Hesketh Vampire becomes a killer naked bike for the street.
By Margie Siegal

Triton with a Twist: Williams Triton 804
Dave Williams built the custom Triton he always wanted, complete with a host of hidden details.
By Alan Cathcart

Name Games: 1976 Norton/Matchless N15CS
Consolidation in the British motorcycle industry let to the N15CS, a Norton with a Matchless frame.

Artisanal Ambitions: 2018 Janus Gryffin

By Richard Backus

Il Dottore: Dr. John’s Moto Guzzi 1000R
Riding the race bike that led to the street-legal Moto Guzzi Daytona 1000.
By Alan Cathcart

Yamaha Trilogy: Hageman Seca 400
Custom builder Greg Hageman works his magic on Yamaha’s unloved Seca 400.

departmentsBlack Side Down
The editor speaks.

By Richard Backus

Keith’s Garage
Keith’s fixes will keep your vintage bike up and running.
Readers and Riders
Readers share their rides.
Ride the Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway in Utah.Under the Radar
1986-1987 Suzuki GSX-R750.

Where to go and what to do this summer.
View from the Sidecar
Alan Cathcart joins our PA Getaway and remembering Mike “The Bike” Hailwood.
Cool Finds
New stuff for old bikes, including a pneumatic starter for Triumph Bonnevilles and wheels for Yamaha’s XS650.

Test Ride
Joe Rocket’s Rapid Transit Recon 19 tank bag and the Wheel Jockey for bikes without centerstands.
Parting Shots
Remembering an American hero, Dan Gurney.
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