Tests: Honda CBR600-F2; Honda Pacific Coast; Yamaha Seca II; Yamaha Virago 1100; Husqvarna 610WXC; Husaberg FE600; Features: Bolt from the Blue – Harley-Davidson and Erik Buell team up to make an all-American sportbike; Honda RC45 – V-Four victory?; Ducati 916 – Bologna’s next act; Monster Story – on the lam with Ducati’s street-smart M900 Monster; Special Section: Ten Best Bikes of 1993; Ten Best Bikes Worldwide; more
Road Tests: 1993 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Anniversary Model – touring wheels for the rich and famous; 1993 Yamaha Seca II; Husqvarna WXC360; Features: New for ’93: Suzuki – an open-class GSX-R water-pumpter heads the charge; Building a Better Bandit – Ducati unleashes a Monster; Track Tested – down and dirty with Suzuki’s new liquid-cooled GSXR750; Forever Young – Nixon at Loudon; Comparision: Hog Wild in the Gold Country – Harley-Davidson Low Rider vs. Honda Shadow 1100 vs. Kawasaki Vulcan 88; The Case for Cruisers – America’s Bikes?; more
Contents: Road Test: Moto Guzzi V7; History of Husqvarna; Impression: Honda CL90; Parallel Crankshaft Twin; Pepperell International Motocross; Japanese Grand Prix; Brooklands Vintage Bikes; Battery Care; Mott’s Italy; Riding a Kawasaki GP Four; First of the Great Racers – Otto Walker; Baja: The Mexican 1000; Milan Show; There was an Indian made; Fiction: Just Wait; Trout Fry; Slipstream; more
Features: Britten V1100 – clever, very clever; Midnight Run – the question is why?; Suzuki Goose 350 – a new single but will it fly?; Thumper Heaven Comparison: ATK 604 vs. Honda XR628 vs. Husaberg 501 vs. Husqvarna 610WXC; Test: Suzuki GSXR600; more
Features: Big Nasty and Mr. Mellow – two routes to the fast lane – Mr. Turbo fuel-injected, turbocharged Kawasaki ZX11 and Yoshimura 1340cc Suzuki GSXR; Stealth Cycles – the military rediscovers motorcycles; Combat Kawasaki; Soichiro Honda 1906-1991; New for 1992: Yamaha Seca II; Honda CBR900-RR; Suzuki GSXR600; Off Road First Rides: Huskys, Hondas, Suzukis; more
Contents: Specifications for all Models; The Fury of the BSA; Moto-Crossers ride the dyno; The Parade of ’71’s; On the trail of the 125’s; Accessory Catalog; Motorcycle Sport Quarterly, the Buyer’s Guide edition specifically, is dedicated to solving any and all perplexities regarding your introduction to the sport of motorcycling. If the answer isn’t to be found somewhere in the tediously compiled charts of specifications or seat-of-the-pants commentary of one of our many tests…192 pages, softcover, condition: very good
1971 Spring Petersen’s Motorcycle Sport Quarterly Buyer’s Guide by Bob Greene available at www.DadsVintageAds.com
Cover: Popular Cycling’s own Marcia Holley at Viewfinders Grand Prix; Road Tests: 125 Comparisons Husky vs. Yamaha vs. Kawasaki; Cooper Enduro 250; Features: Superbowl of Motocross III; Virginia City Grand Prix; Viewfinders Grand Prix – Seventh Annual Dustbowl; Pro Interviews – Pierre, Tim and Mike reveal innermost secrets; Greenhorn Enduro; Technical: Trick Truck Toolbox; Baja Hop-Up; Suzuki 125 Hop-Up; Waterlogged – scuba diving your trailbike; more
Cover: Mitch Mayes handles the new Husky 250CR during a test session on the U.S. Grand Prix course at Carlsbad; Road Tests: Husky’s Hauler – the 250 class is getting harder to compete in; Bultaco 360 Pursang Mk 7; Features: Daytona ’74; Selecting the “right” handlebars; MX Muscles in five days; Pow Wow at the Soboba Indian Reservation; Pedal Power Motocross; Technical: Sachs Shifter Service; Tricking Trailer Thieves; Build your own Honda; The Lake Injector System; more
Cover: John DeSoto hangs it out for Husky lovers everywhere; Dirt Tests: Husky 450 Motocrosser; Yamaha DT250-A – son of DT1; Penton 250 Powerhouse; Yamaha 100MX – screaming yellow zonker; Competition: Aztalan, Wisconsin; Technical: How to make a killer 450 Husky; Gas Filter Shootout; the Steel Wombat – Alex Steel’s Krome Kolored Streamlined Baby; Trick Fork Kit for under ten bucks; Features: Inside peek at the six-days Jawas; Russ Darnell MX School; Dorky Dog and Rubber Ducky; Oh Danny Boy – Dirt Bikes’s token flattracker makes good; more
Cover: Andy Kirker, showing the form that has brought him to several overll desert wins. He doesn’t seem to know a downhill from level ground; he landed 60 feet down this hill.
Desert racers are a mystery. Even more so than any other motorcycle rider. The fastest among them cannot make a living at it. Yet all desert racers are, as are all athletes in every sport, called upon to take their sport seriously. They thinks and dream motorcycles, seven days a week, every hour of the day. Yet their dedication must be exactly and only that: Dedication. Even winning the biggest events only covers expenses for maybe a few races. And no one wins them all…
Contents: Winning Bikes: Monodesert 125 conversion – for novice or expert; Honda 350 and 410 – Baja 1000 winners, ’68 and ’75; Monoshock and Husky Takeover – all models are winning all the classes; Competition: Baja 1000 – what was once a bet is now a classic; Barstow to Vegas – R.I.P.; Personalities: Sierra Club’s most wanted list – twenty of the fastest; Technical: Harley 250 and Honda 410 – How to make your own Baja winner; Monoshock air cleaners – fuzzy things disposed of; Features: Desert Racing Defined – they don’t chase hares anymore; Know your Cacti – no dear, that’s a Joshua tree; Novice Advice – fear of falling; After the checkered; more
Contents: Which one has the muscle? We dyno test: Honda Four, Triumph / BSA 3, Harley Sportster, Kawasaki III, Eagle, Norton, etc.; How to choose the right bike; The 1970 Models & Specs; Latest Custom & Sports Accessories; much, much more!
The all new factory designed and assembled 175’s are ready for any off road situation. The Husqvarna 175 XC exclls at the higher speed, more suspension demanding courses of the eastern hare scrambles and the western desert races… Husky 175 WR – this National Enduro Class Winner is a serious competition motorcycle. The Enduro legal lighting is bright enough to get you home after dark and you can measure your distance to get there by the factory equipped spedometer set-up…
Contents: All you need to know about your: Yamaha 350 Twin, Suzuki 500 Titan, Yamaha 125/175; Tune-Ups on 650 Yamaha, 650 BSA; The Real Lowdown on Oil Coolers; No More Mis-Shifts on the 350 Bighorn; Husky Fork Seal Replacement; Protecting your Four Stroke Engine; Kendick Pumper Carburetor; The Complete Bike Workshop; more
Tests: Ultra-Trick DG IT175 – taking the Yamaha to the limits; Can-Am 250 MX6 – exclusive first test; Suzuki RM125T; Husky 390 Automatic; Technical: Know your Clutch; When you Break; Competition: World Speedway Action; Pioneertown; Features: Enduro Basics part 2; Minicycle Section: Honda XR80, Suzuki RM60, Yamaha YZ50; more
Features: Bling King – Two Brothers Racing rewards James Stewart with the gift of gold – again; Yamaha FZ1; Killa Parilla – the Ghost of Parilla Past; Special Section – The New Standards: KTM 950 Supermoto; Dream Weaver; Hypermotard – Terblanche on a tear; Ride a Crooked Road; Comparison: Honda CRF450-R vs. Husqvarna TC450 vs. Kawasak KX450-F vs. KTM 450 SX vs. Suzuki RMZ450 vs. Yamaha YZ450-F; more
Contents: The Ten Best Motorcycles of 1986; Tests: Comparison – Honda 450 Rebel and Suzuki Savage; Kawasaki Ninja 600; Husqvarna 510 Cross Country; Features: Tom Swift and his motorcycle; The New Bonneville – Triumph lovers rejoice; Triumph Remembered; Anatomy of a lightweight; more
Cover Story: Harley-Davidson Sportster XLCH Road Test / Specs – the meanest v-twin from Milwaukee gets more displacement and more power; Road Tests: BSA 750 Rocket Three; Yamaha DT2 250 MX; Special Test: I.S.D.T. Cheney-Triumph; Features: Reader’s Test – Kawasaki Mach III; A Gary Bailey Exhibition; John Player Trophy Races; Tohatsu 50 Road Racer; Story of the Husqvarna T.T.; Roller Chains; more
Presents all pertinent facts, specifications, prices and other related data on the new models of 35 (count ’em) different manufacturers. Covers many topics of interest to motorcyclists – riding tips, financing, insurance, legislation, protective riding apparel, accessories, comparative dyno tests of six fire-breathing 750cc musclebikes, plus a minibike section. Another chapter is on special custom built machines; and there’s a far-out pictorial display of bikes from around the world – whatever your two-wheeled kick, Motorcyclist Buyer’s Guide is here to bring you hours of pleasurable, informative reading.
1972 Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide by Bob Greene and the Editors of Motorcyclist Magazine available at www.DadsVintageAds.com