Contents: Cover Story: The Panhead Bitsa Bike. Building a rider from garage spares. A “bitsa bike” Panhead project. Slight rake on the Harley rigid frame, a new-style front end and classic ’60s lines; BMW Race Legend Passes On – farewell to Georg Meier; Garellis in the Mist – flashbacks and fond memories; Changing a clutch – almost anyone can do it; more
Contents: Road Tests: Triumph 650 T120R Bonneville, Bultaco 360 El Montadero Woods-Enduro-Trail, Garelli 150 Gladiator; Features: Hard Travelin Lord…and gettin’ harder -ok the yanks improved but so did the doggone Europeans; Lecture to a Pusher -a few dos, a few don’ts; The Life of Paladin -ah what a life -getting through Europe on a smile and a shoeshine; Mexican 1000 – NORRA’s headline rally; Technical: Bridgestone GTR roadracer – Son of Secret Weapon pt 1 of 3; more
King of the Lightweights. Fun, Italian Style. The new, exciting Garelli-Rex Model KL125. One of the world’s finest high-performance fun cycles. Fun to ride, fun to own. Take a test spin soon. Join the swing to “Fun – Italian Style!” American Rex Corp., San Mateo, Calif, 94401, a wholly owned subsidiary of Garreli Rex, Milan Italy.
Contents: Roadrace in the desert; Rosmarie Martino; Oil Pump Conversion; Harley-Davidson Drag Bike; Oil Myth; Tony Murphy tells how to ride a roadrace; Airheart disc brake; How to prepare your roadracer; Greeves 250 Challenger Road Test; Garelli 125 Road Test; Montesa 250 la Cross Road Test; Corriganville Special; Miss Modern Cycle; Water Cooled Bultaco; Two Stroke Hop Up; Death Valley; Stud Removal Technical; Action Photo Contest; Aircleaner Technical; more
If lots of chrome and kicky colors are all that turn you on, there are flashier looking bikes than Garelli. But if you know it’s not how a bike looks, but how it’s put together, Garelli’s quiet quality, deep durability and superb craftsmanship will keep you turned on long after lesser bikes turn you off.