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
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!
Road Tests: Yamaha 250 DT1 Single, BSA 650 Lightning; Contents: Aquaplaning; Seal Beam Conversion; Europeans out west; Trial Test: Moto Beta XC100; Oil and the two-stroke racing engine; Travel: Alaska Bound; The Strategy of Enduro Layout; A Day in the Desert; A Day in the Desert; Death Valley Run; Trailer Construction; Legislation Forum; more
The new breed of ultra-lightweight, 100cc cross-country bikes has introduced a completely fresh section of the motorcycling public to competition riding…typical of the new breed is the 100cc Moto Beta, an Italian two-stroke built especially for export to the United States. Two versions are available -one is a trail bike complete with lights…just a fun bike for bashing about in the boonies. The other is the XC-100, the subject of this impression report – and it’s every bit a racer…
Cover Photo: Sammy Tanner, “The Flying Flea”; Features: The Circle Burners – thrills and spills of oval tracking; Desert Warfare and the bike that revolutionized it; Adventure in Baja California; Bike Building Italian Style -a visit to Benelli; The new breed – a streetable chopper; Road Tests: Kawasaki 650 W2-SS, Bonanza Ace 90, Kawasaki 238 Scrambler; Buying a used Harley – testing a nearly new XLCH; Competition: Mosport G.P. – Mike “the Bike” Hailwood wins a double; Salinas TT Scrambles benefit race; Technical: Cycledelic Tanks; Moto-Beta Teardown; Minarelli Modifications; more
Contents: Special Road Test: Honda 750cc Four; Road Tests: American Eagle 250 Scrambler, Moto Beta XC-100 Scrambler; Features: Desert Races; Cheney Victor -too bad only one a week; Technical: The Flat Tire and how you can fix it; Competition: Nazareth – first duel of the 750s; more