Cover Photos: Highlighting this month’s cover is Miss Nancy Woodruff and the 1955 Lambretta Motorscooter. If the young lady looks familiar, it could be that you’ve seen her charming face on the nation’s billboards and magazines, as she is “Miss Rheingold 1955.” Reading clockwise, from the top right corner is the late Ray Amm on a 350 cc Norton in action in the ’54 German Grand Prix. In the center is England’s Johnny Hilton on a DMW MOto Cross in a 200 cc scrambles race at England’s Hawkestone Park. Bob McIntyre is shown well heeled over on the AJS Porcupine Twin at the Isle of Man Senior T.T. race. At lower left is NSU riders Hass and Muller keeping close company thruout the 250 cc race in the French Grand Prix at Rhelms.
Contents: Dodge City Highlights; New German Maico; Italy’s Ducati; “Two Plus One”; Chain Care; New Lambrettas Announced; Trials Riding Technique; Germany’s Adler; Turnout for Turner; Sport Slants; Norton’s ’55 Racing Plans; Indian Service School; Win Friends with your Motorcycle; more
Cover: A motorcyclist crosses one of the many interesting bridges on Highway 1 south of Big Sur, California; Motorcycle Tests: Moto Morini 500; Honda CX500; Comparing Vespa, Lambretta Scooters; Features: How to overcome short legs; The Motorcyclist’s Survival Kit; The Second Rider – not just a passenger; Long, slow touring; Backyard touring; Across Canada part 2; more
Cover: From the Cycle World Show, the BSA booth and the world’s first motorcycle; Cal Rayborn’s Daytona winner and a chromed custom Harley-Davidson.
Road Tests: BMW R60 U.S, Triumph Metisses, In Kit Form, Cotton Trials; Impression: Kawasaki 120 Roadrunner; Special Feature: The Cycle World Show; Motorcycles Do Compute; Personality – Arlene Oualline – Gone Gal; History: The Lambretta Story; Development: The Cardani; The Lynton Engine; Competition: San Jose; West German Grand Prix; more
Road Tests: Harley-Davidson XLCH, Suzuki 250 El Camino; Scooter Test: Lambretta 175 TV; Technical: Carburetion; The Value of Fairings; The Morgan Three-Wheeler; AMA 8-Mile National; West German Grand Prix; Begian Grand Prix; Soviet Road Racing for Ladies; Trailing with a purpose; All Go – Chevrolet powered Drag Cycle; Canadian Grand Prix; Mini-Bike Cross Country; Rider Profile: Carroll Resweber; Top Men in Europe – Jeff Smith; more
Looking for someone to show her the finer points of scootering is Jayne Mansfield. After her first ride Jayne said, “You have to be careful on those curves.” The motorscooter? A Lambretta, of course! (If you want another peek at the Lambretta, see page 46).
Cover: Dick Hammer astride a Harley-Davidson at the AMA National TT at Peoria, Illinois; California Road Racing; World’s Fastest Motorcyclist; Watkins Glen Grand Prix; Buco Helmet Production; Bonneville Speed Week; Summer ride thru Austria; Short Track National; 50-Mile Nat’l at Springfield; Jayne Mansfield / Lambretta Pin-Up; Peoria T.T. Nationals; Bonneville Fashion Show; more
Cover: Destined to revolutionize the U.S. motor scooter field is the newly imported Lambretta 125 cc putt-putt that boasts features of motorcycles four times its size…
Contents: Plumbing with a purpose; William Ottaway – his motors made history; How to make “The Big Ride”; Two-Cycle Talk; “K” Day at Palos Verdes; Unbalance of the Piston Engine; Lambretta model LD Deluxe Scooter – the working man’s friend – road test; Scrambles jump the Atlantic; Catalina; Irish Road Races; Why the Moose Run?; more