Back-Issue Motorcycle Magazine Index

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AMA News

American Choppers

American Motorcycling

American Motorcyclist

Big Bike

Buzzzz

Choppers

Classic Bike

Custom Bike

Custom Chopper

Cycle

Cycle Age

Cycle Canada

Cycle Guide

Cycle Illustrated

Cycle Mechanics

Cycle Rider

Cycle Sports Stars

Cyclesport

Cycle World

Hi-Performance Cycle Test

Hot Bike

Mini-Bike Guide

Modern Cycle

Motor Cycle World

Motor Cyclist Illustrated

Motorcycle Collector

Motorcyclist

Old Bike Journal

Popular Cycling

Rider

Road Rider

Road Test’s Sport Cycle

Robb Report Motorcycling

Special Choppers

Street Bike

Street Chopper

The Enthusiast

Vintage Mounts

Yamaha Sport Cycle

3-Wheeling

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1980 Custom Bike – Bob Haraczy’s lean, muscular “Berserker”

Cover Bike: Bob Haraczy’s lean, muscular “Berserker in crimson repose; Feature Bikes: Police Cruiser; Up From The Dead; Pennsylvania Prancer; Hawkey’s Way; Two Broke Tramps; Trett Double Threat; Big Bike For A Big Man; The Sneakster; Special Interest: From Cockroaches to King – Micah McCloskey; Bonneville 1979; Fuel Frenzy at Fremont; Technical: Disc Brake Dilemma; Two For The Road; Camming the CLE; Kickstarter tricks from Strociek; Thunderheads! – the best thing to happen to Harley since gasoline; more

1980 February Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Custom Bike – Red Ball Express – Honda powered Illinois screamer

Cover Bike: Red Ball Express – Honda powered Illinois screamer; Feature Bikes: The Shadow; Bittersweet; Mad Dog; Special Interest: Harley-Davidson’s “On Track” Show – 208 Harleys on display; Special Feature: Beech Bend – Biking in Bluegrass country; Special Road Test: Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD; Technical: Double Honda Duplicity – 200 mph double-engined Honda; Harman’s Magnum Harley Cases – custom street and drag Harley cases; more

KZ-1000

1977 October Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Custom Bike – Black Out – Close-up look at Steve Stillwell’s reworked Superglide

Cover Bike: Black Out – Close-up look at Steve Stillwell’s reworked Superglide; Feature Bikes: Old Silver; Kit-It-On-Bike; Iron Butterfly; Special Interest: New Jersey Show / Swap Meet; Exhaust System Buyer’s Guide; Special Feature: Joe Smith – Drag Racer – the champ talks of courage and crashes; Special Road Test: Honda 550 Four – smallest custom motorcycle material; Technical: Refurbishing Girders; more

1977 November Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1978 Custom Bike – California Rocket – long, lean and quick Harley chop

Cover Bike: California Rocket – long, lean and quick Harley chop; Feature Bikes: Red, Righteous and Rick’s; Street Machine; Trikes are for kids; Dirt Bag Express II – Bob Dron’s rider; Special Interest: Cook’s Corner – an out-in-the-sticks biker bar; Maryland Blowout – East Coast motorcycle dirt drags; Special Feature: Harley-Davidson York Facility; Special Impression: 1978 Triumph Bonneville; Technical: Close-Ration Sporty Gears; more

1978 January Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Custom Bike: Bob Plount’s “Switch” – A Honda man gone Harley

Cover Bike: Bob Plount’s “Switch” – A Honda man gone Harley; Feature Bikes: Shotgun; Back Street Boogie; Untouchable; Double Take; Special Interest: Lawwill’s winning frame – Sportster racing frame for the street; Strociek Engineering – race-proven parts for quick Harleys; Special Feature: Sturgis – biking in the Black Hills; Special Road Test: Yamaha 750 Triple; Technical: H-D Solid Lifters; Kawasaki Oil Saver; more

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

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1976 Custom Bike – Gordon Dollar’s “Wild Fire”

Cover Bike: Gordon Dollar’s “Wild Fire” – with a name like Gordon Dollar, you would naturally expect the guy to build a bucks-up bike; Feature Bikes: Alaskan Beaver; Something Special; Quality Kaw; The Barbarian; Special Road Test: Straddling the 1977 Harley-Davidson Superglide; Special Interest: Helmet Protest – Pennsylvania Style; Dutchman Benefit Run; Technical: Metal Tint – spray on anodizing; Hard Heads – installing a weld-on front section; Roll-on striping; Race Rocker Cover; more

1976 November Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 Custom Bike – Harland Letts “Saturday’s Moon”

Cover Bike: Saturday’s Moon – Harland Letts – from fledgling biker to outstanding builder/designer in only five years; Feature Bikes: Holy Moses; Plater’s Putt; Mandingo; Tri-Blues; Knuckles are Forever; Nostalgia; Special Road Test: How good is the Hondamatic?; Special Interest: Powder Coating – the anti-chrome; Technical: Silicone Brake Fluid – right for your bike; Mini-Sump your Sportster; more

1976 October Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1978 Custom Bike – Mural Art: Of Madmen and Magicians

Cover Story: Mural Art – Of Magicians and Madmen – art and the custom motorcycle; Special Interest: Excess for the XS – adding muscle to Yamaha’s triple; Bowling Green – Burn-out on Kentucky Blue Grass; Low Rider Kit – custom bike in a box; Honda Hawk part 1 -The Land Speed Record in retrospect; Feature Bikes: Black Chrome; Blue Rune; Poison Whiskey; River Thames; Special Road Test: Suzuki GS750EC; Technical: Professional Pinstriper in a can; No Gamble Gimballs; Honda CB750 clutch cure; Mucho Macho Mikuni; A Sludging we will go – keeping the Triumph lower end clean; more

GS750-EC GS-750 CB-750

1978 October Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 Custom Bike – Happy Glen’s Steeltown Shovel “Mordavia” – the best of Pittsburgh

Feature Bikes: Mordavia (Cover)- the best of Pittsburgh; Spots-Tah -the way they say “Custom” in Boston; Spanish Fly; Pink Pearl; Black Beauty; First Love; King Midas; Special Feature: Mingo Creek Bike Show; Special Interest: Keep Your Custom Shirt On; Technical: The Everything Eliminator; Give your Kow two front feet; Sissybar Building Basics; more

1976 September Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Custom Bike – Old Gold – some Harleys never lose that touch of class

Feature Bikes: Old Gold (Cover & Center Spread); Mr. Fantasy; Ladybug; Lean Green; Black Cherry; Zephyr; Special Road Test: Kawasaki 650; Special Feature: Joe Smith’s Speed Shop – one of motorcycle drag racing’s finest speaks out; Special Interest: Buyer’s Guide – Belt Drives -a review of the top five manufacturers; Harley-Davidson 74 High-Performance Guide; more

1977 August Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1979 Custom Bike – Richard Poilucci’s “The Surgeon’s Scalpel” – cold metal with just a single purpose

Cover: The Surgeon’s Scalpel – Artistry and craftsmanship combine to yield a custom like no other, in Richard Poilucci’s Swingster.

Feature Bikes: The Surgeon’s Scalpel, Hayward Hustler, The BSA that damn near wasn’t, Motor City Special, The Streetwalker, Nut-Cracker Sweet, Cafe Glide, Pony Express; Technical: A New Leaf; Brake Disc Customizing; Combustion Dynamics refresher; Solid-State surprises; New swing arm frames from Strociek; Special Interest: Bonneville Notebook – salt racing secrets as speed week draws near; Profile: Mike Keyte; more

1979 July Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1980 Custom Bike – Jeff Rhuland’s “Statutory Grape” – sheer lust in passionate purple

Cover: Jeff Rhuland’s Statutory Grape ripens in the NorCal sun; Feature Bikes: Statutory Grape, The Sleeper, Strip Tease, 15 Years, Trikes!, The Hack, The Servi-Car, Unreal Three-Wheelers, Futuretrikes!, 3 The Hard Way, Lightning; Special Interest: Imron Paint…is it the best? -there’s a loud no for every yes; It’s about time – Drag racers, spectators hit it big at Fremont; The Sturgis goes to Sturgis; Technical: Reflections on Nitro Racing; Lightening the load – Strociek’s aluminum shovelhead Sportster goodies; High-Pressure Harley – Bob Tomrose’s turbocharged Bonneville racer; more

1980 Nov./Dec. Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1981 Custom Bike Special Panhead Edition – Mark Tallia / Crimson Pan & more

Cover: top: Mark Tallia / Crimson Pan; bottom: Der Pfannen Kopf / John Powelson; The Panhead: Introductin; Feature Bikes: Der Pfannen Kopf; Very Personal Pan; Riv’s Rainbow; Stunning Stocker; Latter-Day Classsic – going baroque with Gary Littlejohn; Creature of the catalog; Full-Dress Nostalgia; Lena’s Kid; Crimpson Pan; The Prize; Blue Eagle; Special Interest: George Smith -a portrait in passing; Bonneville 1980; Sturgis in retrospect; Burn-out on Main St. – yes, McClure and Hill really did it; How our Harley behaved; You men there really is a Billy Budde?; more

1981 January/February Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1981 Knucklehead Fever…oldies from mild to wild

Cover: Custom craftsmen Ed Breedlove and Bob Alford thumbed their noses at convention and built a matching pair of knuckleheads; Feature Bikes: Knucklefever – pair of finely crafted knucks; High-Intensity Harley – Larry Brancaccio’s disc-wheeled wonder; Wings forever; Introduction: The Knuck – some background on Harley’s most desired engine; Jimmy Rait’s timeless knucklehead sidecar; The Whatchamacallit-Head – is it a knuck or isn’t it?; High-Country Low Rider; Bizarre Beezer; Goldrush; Special Interest: Something’s Burning – a new art for custom bikers?; The way they do it in Texas; The Dazzling Dellorto; Showcase: Rory Pentecost – one of custom painting’s rising stars; Technical: The Shovester – and oh how it shoves!; more

1981 July/August Custom Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com