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By Web editor, 18 September 2013
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Niall Mackenzie rides his restored Yamaha RD350LC and Stan Stephen's reveals his best ever LC. Plus Honda CB900, Kawasaki KR250 showstopper, Yamaha YDS6 classic ride, Steve Parrish's Yamaha FZ750, Triumph Speed Triple test and all the usual regulars and columnists...

Editor's intro
Bertie sets the scene
Rocket Ron on a Speed Triple and a cheating admission
Quick spin- Triumph Speed Triple
Chris Moss joins CMM and rides a 1990s legend
• News
Events, products, news and your favourite columnists too…
• Calendar
What’s on in the month of October
Your letters, emails, texts, praise and insults
• Show us yHonda CBR1000Fours
All your own work, in all its glory
• Reader's ride
Scottie goes for a slice of cake – copy him to win a prize
• Yamaha YDS6
Steve Cooper rides a sorted Sixties machine
A great year remembered
• Yamaha RD350LC
Niall Mackenzie rides his restored Elsie
• Honda CB900F reader's special
A beautiful take on Honda’s fab four
• Broken hearts
Scott Redmond on where bits from broken bikes end up. And for how much
• Welcome to the jumble
Scottie shows how clearing the garage can generate wad
• Suzuki GT750
MIRA Files from John Nutting
• Yamaha FS1-E
A modern take on the Fizzie from Retro Reboot

Pip Higham, products and parts
• Engine assessing
Part two, from Mark Haycock
• Fix your carbs
How to strip and clean by Steve Cooper
Steve Parrish's Yamaha FZ• Yamaha FZ750 superstock
Steve Parrish and his bid to build an FZ
• Suzuki GSX-R7/11
Scott Redmond builds a bike on the cheap
• Stan Stephens
Stan looks at the best LC he ever built
• Suzuki GSX-R750F
Slabside buyer’s guide
• Q&A
It’s back, it’s bad, it’s better than nowt
• Kawasaki KR250
Super quick Kwak Showstopper

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