Apart from wooden beer and wine barrels, the majority of fluid containing vessels are one piece structures. Not so engines. Joints are a feature of their design and oil tight seals are essential...
One of the great charms of the Harley-Davidson V-twin is its simplicity. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to work on these bikes and day-to-day servicing should be easily within the abilities of the home mechanic
A motorcycle strip-down will often stall with fasteners stubbornly stuck in situ. Before resorting to the electric drill, a range of agents, planned force and tools often removes all but the most awkward customers...
2003 was the centennial year for America’s legendary Harleys and Rod Ker gets a taste of the unique (and sometimes scary) motorcycling experience that 800 lbs-worth of V-twin provides
Twenty five years ago, the young Rod Ker always thought the GS750 was a better bike than its 1000cc successor. So it’s with some reluctance that we have to report that this test has done nothing to change the churlish Mr. Ker’s mind...
Yamaha’s 350cc YR2C may be rare in the UK, but that’s because the twin cylinder street scrambler was aimed fair and square at the US market. It was another landmark product for Yamaha...
Suzuki's rotary-engined RE5 was a high tech but heavy and thirsty alternative to conventional piston-engined superbikes. It didn't catch on...
Kawasaki's screaming triple two-strokes found a place in most bikers' hearts. Adrenaline-fuelled power delivery and unsual handling was a recipe for many memories! Here we focus on the baby of the range - the 250...
The Norton Jubilee was launched in 1958, Norton’s Diamond Jubilee year, and though it perhaps wasn’t universally loved, it still has its devotees to this day
• Norton Dominator Super Profile
• BSA V-twin
• Beardmore Precision
• Straight from the plate – Thruxton, 1951
• Reader’s restoration – Rudge Multi
• Touring in France
• Closer Look – BSA’s sidecar stars
• Men who mattered – Georg Meier
• Marque of distinction – Sunbeams
• Restoration Guide – Gilera lightweights
• Technical feature – Ignition
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