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1972 Honda CB350K4

Q:I am the lucky owner of a 675 miles from new CB350K4 US import. As you can imagine it’s been in storage since it arrived in the UK. I want it on the road in spring and as it is 46 years old it needs a good clean and sort out. The need for new tyres has opened up a can of worms however: it still wears the original Bridgestones, which look perfect, but will be dangerous!

My problem is that

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