Features: Suzuki RF900-RR; Suzuki GSXR750-RR; Ducati 888 SP5 – Italian jail bait; Magni Guzzi; The Brough Superior Rides Again – the SS100 comes back to life; Rolls-Royce of motorcycles – George Brough’s Superiority complex; Return of the Indian Chief; Viva la Vincent – Rollie Free would love it; America’s Best Dirtbikes; Test: Yamaha V-Max; Eight hours of Suzuka – Scott Rusell wins Japan’s most important roadrace; more
Tests: Yamaha FZR1000 – Excellence Refined; Kawasaki Zephyr 750; Honda HRC XR628; Comparison: Kawasaki EX500 vs. Suzuki GS500 – the budget blasters face off; Features: Weekend Racer – team CW’s EX500 racebike; Simply Superior – only the tough ride Brough Superior SS100; Wheels of Fortune – motorcycles for mucho money; CW Project: A Seca for the fixing; more
Cover Story: Harley-Davidson SS-350 Road Test – not one of the most exciting bikes we’ve ever tested but it’s reliable, durable and certainly good looking this year; More Road Tests: 650 Benelli Tornado 5-Speed; 250 Kawasaki Enduro F11; 750 BMW R75/5; 350 Bultaco Pursang; 250 Bultaco Astro; Features: Bultaco takes on the world; 650 Express – dynamite Yamaha supertune; 1000 JAP Brough Superior; Draggin’ lady – Joyce Smalley; more
Front Cover: Floyd & Don Emde Daytona winners on display at the new AMHF (American Motorcycle Hall of Fame) museum in Pickerington, Ohio
Back Cover: One of the many machines in Jay Leno’s Dream Garage
Cover Stories: American Motorcycle Hall of Fame AMHF Museum, Pickerington, Ohio Grand Re-Opening; Dream Garage – The Jay Leno Collection; Features: The Tasmanian Cyclone – A.H. Higgs – the man and his motorcycle; The Trendsetting Riley Six; You and the motorcycle – from the AMHF archives; Memories of the Indian Service School – October 1945; A Brough Superior Enthusiast – Pete Gagan; My Memories of Indian Motorcycles; Perkiomen Chapter National Meet; more
Cover: 1938 Brough Superior – A Brough Superior is one of the most treasured and desired motorcycles in the world. Built in England in limited numbers, it was the choice of motorcycling’s elite in Pre-World War II, including one T.E. Lawrence, aka Lawrence Of Arabia. Our cover bike is a beautiful example of the marque that belongs to one of motorcycling’s best ambassadors, Jay Leno.
Contents: 1938 Brough Superior; Van Order Collection, part XVII – photos of motorcycle racing legends of the early days; Photo Gallery from motorcycle Grand Prix in the 1970’s – Agostini, Read, Sheene and more; Test Ride: Todd Henning Drixton Honda; Surtees Super Prix; Legend Report – Sears Point; Rider Report – BSA 441 Victor Special; The Pennington Motorcycle pt. 2; Hailwood one of a kind Honda; more