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The Way We Were In December
Lessons from and observations made at the Olympia Show by The Motor Cycle staff included that despite novel engine designs and improvements to two-stroke units, further work was needed, while four-stroke development had stagnated, with many makers ju
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You Were Asking
The thought of taking it steady for 1000 or more miles after rebuilding an engine abhors me. I don’t do this with my modern car and bikes, so why with an oldie? Dan Sylvester, email, UK. A number of factors are at play here, Dan. From your email d
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Sticking With Classics
While loitering in my local dealership, ogling modern bikes I had no intention of buying, I noticed a lad buying some decals (that’s stick-on badges to you and me) for his plastic rocket. Initially I suspected he was restoring his bike, or perhaps re