1978 January Cycle World – Yamaha SR500

Cover Photo: Yamaha SR500

Road Tests: Yamaha SR500; BMW R80/7; Sachs Hercules GS250 Enduro; Kawasaki KL250; Technical: Sachs Hercules GS250; May the Force work with you – a semi technical look at why motorcycles don’t (or do) fall over in the corners; Rebuild your brakes part two disc brakes; Features: Yamaha Dirt Bikes for 1978; BSA Gold Star Review; Blow Up; Competition: The (Almost) Motorcycle Olympics; AMA Wrapup; 52nd International Six Days Trials ISDT; more

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1966 Hercules Motorcycle – the only bike to win 5 gold medals in Isle of Man ISDT

Herc Wins. Hercules is only bike to win 5 gold medals in Isle of Man ISDT. Every Hercules is powered by the famous Sachs engine, and is guaranteed 6250 miles or 6 months. It’s been Europe’s toughest machine for over 60 years. Now, Hercules is in America…with a tough look in its eye. Prior Hercules Corp.

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1976 Yamaha RD400C – you can’t help but love it

Road Tests: Yamaha RD400C, Bultaco Sherpa T-350, Hercules Wankel 2000 – performance, economy and reliability play second fiddle to Wankel technology; Competition: 1975 Trans-AMA Wrap-Up; Technical: Making Kawasaki’s Superbike Super; more

RD400-C RD-400 T350

1976 March Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1967 Bridgestone 175 Hurricane Scrambler – a street machine that can also be ridden in the woods

Cover: The Bridgestone 175 is one of a whole new passel of dual purpose bikes. We chose three of them for special on-off-the-road road tests this issue. The Bridgestone is the perfect machine for a two-bike rider with a one-bike garage.

Road Tests: Bridgestone 175 Hurricane Scrambler, Jawa 250 Trials Model, Hercules 100-GS powered by Sachs; Special off-the-road features: The Millerton Scrambles; Home to the Hills -it’s a gas in the woods; Baja California; Technical: Oil and Additives -a complete report; Dragster on the double – The Murray & Cook Special; Personality: Haruo Koshino – West Coast Warrior; more

100GS

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1978 Yamaha XS750SE Special – Americanized by the Japanese and loved by the Yanks

Contents: Road tests: Yamaha XS750SE Special; Comparison – Five 175cc Enduro / ISDT Racers – Can-Am 175 Qualifier, Hercules GS175 ISDT, Suzuki PE175, SWM 175 ISDT, Yamaha IT175; Street Impression: Kawasaki meets the turbo – Z1-R; Competition: Proposed EPA Motorcycle Noise Standards; Features: The Mild One – Honda CM185 Twinstar; Visalia Antique Motorcycle Rally; Looking Backward – the Low Rider at Visalia; The Gypsy Life -putting together the European tour; The Group Tour – riding in a crowd; more

XS750-SE XS-750 GS-175 PE-175 IT-175 Z-1 Z1R CM-185

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1977 Motorcycle Buyers Guide – Prices, Photos & Specs on all models plus Mopeds & Minibikes

Contents: The 10 Best Buys of 1977; Road Tests: BMW R100RS, Hercules GS175, Honda CB750K & CB750F2, Yamaha XS650D, Suzuki RM250B, Suzuki PE250, Honda GL1000, Suzuki GS750, Yamaha DT250D, Yamaha XS750-2D, Penton 250MC5, Bultaco 250 & 370 Fronteras, Kawasaki KZ1000, Husqvarna Automatic 360, Yamaha XS360-2D; Catalog of Motorcycles 1977; Classified Index & Specs; Makes & Models – 220 bikes from 24 builders; Minicycles & Minibikes; Motorized Bicycles; Accessories; Motorcycle Laws by State; more

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1978 Yamaha XS Eleven – the 11-Second Tourer jams non-stop LA to NY!

Contents: Tests: Laverda 1000 Jarama, Yamaha XS Eleven XS1100, Hercules GS250; Features: Russia and KTM; Suspension part 4; The Turbo Shadow; Project Toyota; ’78 Round-Up – 27 new models from Yamaha and 5 from Hodaka; Aspencade Tour – How ’bout a Daytona without the road racing?; Sport: Hottest Racing News: Guess who’s National No. 1; The Norton that chases Harleys; more

XS-1100 GS-250

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