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FIRST IMPRESSIONS

These are important. Is the bike clean? Is the front mudguard or either of the levers scarred? Are the key slots damaged. Is the seat ripped? Is the gear linkage sloppy? Is there any evidence of mismatched panels?

CRASH DAMAGE

Does the air-box fit correctly. Do the brackets and rubbers fit snugly? Air-box problems are an indication of a front-end

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Regarding what bikes I’d most like to see in the mag, firstly please stay away from cruisers. Also surely older Brit bikes are extensively covered in other mags so I’d leave them out. I really do like 1990s sports bikes as that was a fantastic time t