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1977 March Big Bike Magazine – Hot Bikes then and Now – Honda 400, BSA 750

Cover: Our trip to the flat dry stuff was interesting. A shiny BSA 750 from out of the past met a new Honda 400. Top speed tests resulted, a photo session emerged and a varying amount of trouble was entered into.

Contents: Road Tests: Honda CB400-F; 750 Suzuki; Touring: BMW Tour – how to go to Europe, buy a BMW and tour all at once; Features: Safety – MSF programs are taking hold; Officer – even cops ride bikes; BSA 750 – A Vetter designed limited production triple from out of the past; Tech: Kawasaki Disc Brake Fix; more

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1975 Big Bike Magazine – Kawasaki’s all-new 750 Four-stroke twin

Contents: Exclusive super-sneak preview – Riding Kawasaki’s New 750 Twin; Road Tests: Silent Running – Suzuki GT750 LeMans; Instant Classic – Yamaha RD350-B; Special Tech Section: Kawasaki Z1 Hop-up Tips; Feature Bikes: Serious Street-Sleepin’ Sportster; First Time Around – a 500 Honda with a Yellow Streak; more

1975 Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1971 August Big Bike Magazine – Reverend Eddie Paul’s rolling testimonial to his faith

Cover: Reverend Eddie Paul doesn’t believe in hiding his light under a bushel basket. His ’50 Harley pan, serves as both a rolling testimonial to his faith and an icebreaker for his missionary work with wayward bikers.

Feature Bike: The Heat’s Hog; A CHiP’s Chop – an FLH for a CHP; A Bike Cop’s Bike; The Man and his Chop; A 74 for Snoopy; Technical: A Harley What-Fits-What Directory; Chopper Primer – before you chop read these frame facts; True Your Flywheels for Smooth Jammin’; Doing Harley Lower Ends; Travel: Take a Bike Trip to Baja; Personality: Cop Chops – Mett their maker – Bill Hill – master bike-builder; more

1971 August Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1971 Big Bike Magazine – How to Build a Chopper part 1 – Planning your dream machine

Cover: Mike Cohen, Owner of American Chopper Accessories, Inc., wanted to see and show the world what a chopped ’57 Sportster looks like when it’s hung with ACA parts. This low-slung, slim-line putter is the result. Read the whole scoop on page 44 “A Chopped Advertisement”

Feature Bikes: A Chopped Advertisement; Jess Goldenrod Getter; Prescription for a Panhead; The Red Baron Lives!; The Bike that Guts Built; Specialty: The Dangerous Chrome Moly Myth; Technical: How to Build a Chopper part 1 – planning your dream machine; How to Grind Hog Halves; Speed Secrets of the Kings; The Raked Fork – High-Speed Death Trap; more

1971 September Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1974 Big Bike – Oui look at playbike magazine – rated PG

Cover: Nixon Saves Gas – an unidentified rider in the Nimbus sidehack draws a crown in beautiful downtown Westwood, California. It dfinitely gets better gas mileage than Air Force One.

Special Feature: Oui look at playbike magazine – rated PG; Road Test: Yamaha TX500; Feature Bikes: Tuttle’s Texas Terror; Yamaha Cafe Racer; Technical: Rear sets for Heavyweight Hondas; Britainize Your Big Bike – cafe racer goodies; more

1974 April Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 Yamaha RD400-C Cafe Commuter – a touch of class

Road Test: Yamaha RD400C – Yamaha’s RD350 grows to a 400 and gets a lesson in etiquette along the way; Special Technical Section: Project Z-1 Hopup – 1100cc worth of white knuckles and grinding teeth; On the race circuit: Endurance Racing AFM Style; Transatlantic Match Races; Memphis – the drag of the season; 1976 Visalia Rally; Feature; Custom Cafe – kinda trick kinda weird; more

1976 August Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Big Bike Magazine – Yamaha XS400 vs. Yamaha RD400 – which is better?

Cover: Virginio Ferrari of Italy, who was one of the 113 Experts entered in the Daytona Formula 750 200-miler. Ferrari finished 29th.

Road Tests: Yamaha XS400 Vs. Yamaha RD400; Suzuki GT750; Technical: Fairing Repair; Sportster Gearbox; Quasar – fully covered motorcycle from England; Cruising The Beach – there’s more to Daytona than TZ750s; Sunshine Competition: The 200 Miler; Inside News: WERRA Reorganized – now for racers and just plain ol’ riders; MSF UPdate – a compilation of each states’s laws concerning motorcycles; more

1977 July Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 BMW R100S – 1000cc Red Raider Comin’ Atcha

Cover Road Test: The BMW R100S rarely saw any time standing still. As soon as one person gave it back, it was picked up by someone else. New test riders came out of the woodwork. This really, in the end, is our most real comment on any bike. For what else we think see the story; Road Tests: BMW R100S, Suzuki GT380; Touring: Moto Guzzi’s 850T evaluated; Touring Seat showdown; High Performance: Automotive Coils; Budget 900 – Kawasaki feature bike for ideas and inspiration; Pacifico Fairing; Damart Thermolactyls; Spring Fashions for the highway; more

R100-S R-100 GT-380 850-T

1977 May Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com




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Old Bike Journal

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Rider

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Robb Report Motorcycling

Special Choppers

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Street Chopper

The Enthusiast

Vintage Mounts

Yamaha Sport Cycle

3-Wheeling

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1974 Kenny Roberts at Laguna Seca winning again. So what else is new?

Cover Story: Kenny Roberts at Laguna Seca winning again. So what else is new?; Features: BMW R90S – a helluva buy at 44c an ounce; Cafe Racers – pro and con; Kawasaki’s big show for ’75; The Ducati 750 Sport; Special Section: Bolton Cafe Racer Goodies for the 750 Water Pumper; more

R90-S R-90

1974 November Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1940 to 1947 Knucklehead Specs – quick reference chart

Road Tests: The Teacup Tigers – the medium bikes go up against our medium sized wall; 1973 Harley-Davidson Super Glide – a little more AMF than Harley-Davidson; Contents: Action Choppers mini Scoots; The Phoenix Drags – T.C. Christensen’s twice-motored Norton does it again; Feature Bikes: Head-turning Sportster; Dream Machine; Would you ride a gold-plated Sportster through North Carolina?; Project Road Bike part 5 – it’s done!; Honda 836 Kit; 1940 to 1947 Knucklehead Specifications quick reference chart; more

1973 July Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Big Bike Test – Harley-Davidson FLH – what does the FLH really stand for?

Cover Road Test: Harley-Davidson FLH – what does the FLH really stand for?; Road test: Yamaha XS500D – clean, quick and oversprayed; Fast Feature: We Ride – Kawasaki KZ650 Bonneville Winner; Drag Racing – ATCO Finals; Impression: Ducati 500; more

XS500-D XS-500 KZ-650

1977 February Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1974 Rich Goepfrich’s Ticket Getter – highly modified Honda 500 street-legal race bike

Cover Bike: Rich Goepfrich’s Ticket Getter – highly modified Honda 500 street-legal race bike; Road Test: Honda 750; Feature Bike Busch Bike; Technical: Triumph Valve Job; Smoothing the ’74 Sportster; Ignition Timing Basics; Special Feature: Anaheim Trade Show; more

1974 May Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Mellow Yellow Sportster – Eddie Williams’ bright yellow sportster is a clean simple custom from any angle

Cover Story: Mellow Yellow Sportster – Eddie Williams’ bright yellow sportster is a clean simple custom from any angle. What really blows people’s minds is the engraving job Von Dutch did on the cases and rear brake drum; Feature Bikes: A Fatbob gets the Midas Touch; Trick Triumph Trike; A ’57 FL comes up to date; Technical: What it takes to build a Custom Springer; Triumph Horsepower – the sensible way; 350 Hardtail; Special Features: Four for the Road – God Bless those old Indians; How to build a 99 cent truing stand; more

1972 July Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Big Bike – Redwood City shop builds trio of show stoppers

Feature Bikes: Trophy Winners from the tall trees – Redwood City shop builds trio of show stoppers; Spare Time Knuckle; Shop Owner’s Personal Putter; Special Feature: The “Unsafe Vehicle” law gets shot down in court; Technical: Bolt Up Your Own Springer? It’s harder than you think; There’s more to a brain bucket than you think; Product Test: Drag Bike Engineering’s Bolt-On Weber Carb Kit; more

1972 August Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Big Bike – Charlie Picker’s “Goose”

Cover: Charlie Picker has definite ideas about what makes up a comfortable, controllable bike, and he built them all into his “Goose.” Extreme as it looks, he rides it daily in perfect comfort, and enjoys its excellent handling.

Feature Bikes: Charlie’s Goose (cover); He drives for a living, he jams for kicks; Tonsorial Technician’s Tricky Trike; The Impossible Chop; Building a Hack from trash; First chop, Frisco style; Special Feature: Road Testing the Killer Kawa 750; Technical: Trouble-shoot your Harley; Tuning the Honda 750; How to adjust hydraulic brakes; It’s easy to time your mag; more

1970 December Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1970 Special Big Bike Magazine – Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s California Cruiser

Cover: Gothic Seventy-Four

Special Edition – More pages, more color: Feature Bikes: Gothic Seventy-Four – believe it or not, this Harley-Triumph started as a scrambler; The Extra Seat; A Happy Blue; Flathead Fantasy; Cyclops; Super Sportster; Get-It-On Can; A Different Triumph; Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s California Cruiser; Wild Child; Trick Trike; Special How-To Section: Building a Sissy Bar; Handlebars; Fiberglassing for Trikes; Custom Sitting’ – all kinds of pads; More

1970 December Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Big Bike – Baltimore Bouncer – all eyes go to its super-trick front end

Cover – Baltimore Bouncer – all eyes go to its super-trick front end, B&B Choppers, Salisbury, Maryland

Feature Bikes: Publisher’s Putt; A Scoot that went the movie route; A Dirt machine comes clean; He built it in his living room; Cover Bike: Baltimore Bouncer – all eyes go to its super-trick front end, B&B Choppers, Salisbury, Maryland; Technical: How to build a chopper part 5 – forks and wheels; Don’t junk your clutch hub – fix it; Mechanical vs. Hydraulic – which brake is best?; More

1972 March Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Big Bike Magazine – Yamaha XS650

Contents: Looking for my Donna; Yamaha XS650; AMA Dirt Track / Road Race Split; To Err is Human; Ranch Road 2222; The First Annual Big Bike Cheap Shot Awards; Travelin’ Shoes; Christmas Buyers Guide; Biking Lights; The AMS Motorcycle Mechanics School; more

1977 December Big Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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