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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1983 Eight-Bike MX Roost-Off – Open Class Warfare

Open Class Warfare – The All World Open – Can-Am 500MX, Honda CR480R, Husqvarna 500CR, Kawasaki KX500, KTM MC 495, Maico Spider 490, Suzuki RM500, Yamaha YZ490 – comparing the eight MX wonders of the world; Test: Honda VF750F Interceptor; MiniTests: Kawasaki KZ550 Spectre; Honda CX650 Custom; more

500-MX CR480-R CR-480 500-CR KX-500 RM-500 YZ-490 VF-750 VF750-F KZ-550 CX-650

1983 May Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1979 250cc Comparison – Duel in the Dirt – Honda CR250R vs. Suzuki RM250N – battle of Japan’s best

Cover Test: 250cc Comparison – Duel in the Dirt – Honda CR250R vs. Suzuki RM250N – battle of Japan’s best; Road Tests: Honda XR500; Kawasaki KZ650 Custom; Minitests: Yamaha XS750F; Full-Dress Yamaha XS750F; Honda CB750F; Radar, Cops & Tickets: Riding the Radar Range; Smokey’s Secret Weapon; Copsikkels; Primer for ticket punchers; more

CR250-R CR-250 RM250-N RM-250 XR-500 KZ-650 XS750-F XS-750 CB750-F CB-750

1979 May Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 Triumph T140V 750 Bonneville – Triumph lives!

Cover Test: Triumph T140V 750 Bonneville – they do make them the way they used to; Road Tests: Montesa Cappra 250 VA; Yamaha IT400C; Update: Suzuki RE-5 -a progress report on the Suzuk Rotary; Technical: Honda 125 Elsinore Transmission Rebuild; Competition: Hang Ten U.S. Grand Prix; Features: Triumph and Tribulations -the turning point; The Works Bikes; Love, Hate and the Motorcycle; more

T140-V T-140 IT400-C IT-400 RE5

1976 September Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Yamaha XS750E – smoother than ever and more economical

Cover Test: Yamaha XS750E – Yamaha took an already appealing motorcycle, added some goodies, improved the comfort, fuel mileage and ground clearance – and then pumped in a whole bunch of horsepower; Other Road Tests: Suzuki PE250 Enduro; Can-Am 175 MX-3; Competition: The 125 U.S. Grand Prix – Rahier Triumphs; more

XS750-E XS-750 PE-250 MX3

1977 October Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1979 Yamaha YZ400F Track Test – so close to the best that only the best will ever know the difference

Track Test: Yamaha YZ400F – good enough now for the best; Improving the Breed: JD/Yamaha YZ400E – aftermarket antidote for obsolescence; Tests: Yamahas XS1100 Eleven Special, Honda CB650; CB-650 as tune king – Honda’s help for home tuners; Minitests: Honda CB125, Yamaha IT175; Features: Everybike goes bracket racing – drag strip fun with a KZ400; The Five-Grand Dream Ride – eight visions of how to take the money and run for the fun; Cannonball Breece – coast to coast in 69 hours; more

YZ400-F YZ-400 XS-1100 CB-125 IT-175 KZ-400

1979 February Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 MX Shootout! Honda CR125M2 vs. Suzuki RM125A vs. Yamaha YZ125X

Comparison Test: Honda CR125M2 vs. Suzuki RM125A vs. Yamaha YZ125X; Test: Yamaha XS500C; Technical: The Safety Hub; 125 Elsinore Clutch Rebuild; Competition: Hangtown – call it upset city; Feature: Street Racing in Long Beach; more

CR125-M2 CR-125 RM125-A RM-125 YZ125-X YZ-125 XS500-C XS-500

1976 July Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 Yamaha YZ250C – Yamaha’s hot new air-forked monoshocker

Road Tests: Yamaha YZ250C, Kawasaki KZ900 LTD, Can-Am 250 T’NT; Technical: How to build vacuum gauge adapters for Hondas; Competition: Trans-AMA, an overview; Features: The Movers and the Shakers; A Bike For All Reasons; Basic Rider Course, Mission Viejo, California; more

YZ250-C YZ-250 KZ-900 TNT

1976 April Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1984 Honda Preview – Vee-Fours Galore and more

Contents: Honda’s All-New 1984 Streetbikes!; Test Rides: Honda VF500F Interceptor; Honda GL1200A Aspencade; Honda Nighthawk S; Honda V30 Magna; Honda V65 Sabre; Honda VF1000F Interceptor; Road Tests: Cagiva WMX-250; Harley-Davidson FXRS; more

VF500-F VF-500 GL1200-A GL-1200 V-30 V-65 VF1000-F VF-1000 WMX250

1984 January Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1985 Harley-Davidson FXRT Sport Glide Road Test – Belt Drive Bomber

Road Tests: 1985 Harley-Davidson FXRT Sport Glide – a Saturday-night rumbler dressed for a Sunday ride; Suzuki GS1150ES; Can-Am 320T; BMW K100RS; Honda VF700F Interceptor; Suzuki 250 Quadrunner; Comparison Test: BMW R100RS vs. BMW K100RS – brudder against brudder; Riding Impression: BMW K100RT; more

GS1150-ES GS-1150 320-T K100-RS K-100 VF700-F VF-700 R100-RS R-100 K100-RT

1984 October Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1984 Cycle Guide – The Fastest Streetbike Ever! – Honda VF1000F

Contents: Speed Wars II, the Sequel – Honda VF1000F Interceptor, Honda V65 Sabre, Kawasaki GPz1100, Kawasaki Ninja, Kawasaki 750 Turbo, Suzuki GS1150ES, Yamaha FJ1100 – The Fastest Streetbike Ever! – Honda VF1000F; Road Tests: Yamaha FJ1100; Honda CR500R; Comparison Test – Yamaha YZ490 vs. Honda CR500R MX; more

VF1000-F VF-1000 V-65 GPz-1100 GS1150-ES GS-1150 FJ-1100 CR500-R CR-500 YZ-490

1984 June Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1984 Honda VF500F – The Best Interceptor Ever!

Contents: Honda VF500F Interceptor – the best Interceptor ever; Honda VF750F Interceptor; 125 Motocross Comparison Test – Honda CR125R vs. Kawasaki KX125 vs. Suzuki RM125 vs. Yamaha YZ125; History in a Hangar – New Garden Airport – Lex duPont Colonial Flying Corps Museum; Harley-Davidson HD500R; more

VF750-F VF-750 CR125-R CR-125 KX-125 RM-125 YZ-125 HD500-R HD-500

1984 April Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1984 Honda Nighthawk S – 697cc of supertuned, explosive power!

Road Test: Honda Nighthawk S – 697cc of supertuned, explosive power!; The 250 Motocrosser comparison track test – Honda CR250R, Kawasaki KX250, Suzuki RM250, Yamaha YZ250; Riding Impression; BMW K100; Five New Yamahas; Yamaha FJ1100; Yamaha FJ600; Yamaha RZ350L; Yamaha XV700 Virago and XV1000 Virago; more

CR250-R CR-250 KX-250 RM-250 YZ-250 K-100 FJ-1100 FJ-600 RZ350-L RZ-350 XV-700 XV-1000

1984 February Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1979 Suzuki GS1000S road test – “S” stands for speed, sport and style

Superzuki Repli-Racers: Suzuki GS1000S – limited production, unlimited class; The Del Amo Tactic – making race day payday; Dunstall-Suzuki GS1000-CS – fastest production bike you can buy; Tests: Triumph Bonneville Special; Suzuki RM125N; Minitests: Honda CM400T; Honda CM400A; Yamaha XS Eleven Dresser; Superbowl of Sand – The Pismo Odyssey; more

GS1000-S GS-1000 GS1000CS RM125-N RM-125 CM400-T CM-400 XS1100 XS-1100

1979 July Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Comparison Test: Suzuki GS750 vs. Kawasaki KZ1000 – the new 12-second street missiles

Motorcycle Tests: Two 12-Second Missiles – Kawasaki KZ1000 vs. Suzuki GS750; Suzuki RM370B – all you add is skill and nerve, bring plenty of both; Technical: Elements of Frame Design; Tuning the Yamaha XT500C; Two-Wheeled Greatness – immortal designs from the world’s most brilliant innovators; Used Bike Pricing Guide part 3; The Desert Alternative; The Making of a Champion part 27 – Riverside; The Making of a Champion part 28 – Ascot; 51st ISDT – The Austrian Grand Prix; more

KZ-1000 GS-750 RM370-B RM-370 XT500-C XT-500

1977 January Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Suzuki RM250C – longer of fork, stronger of torque

Motorcycle Tests: Suzuki RM250C, BMW R100RS; New Model: Yamaha 1000cc V-4 Fuel-Injected Four Stroke; Competition: Skip Aksland / Laguna Seca Formula 750; International Motorcycle Olympiad; ISDT; Features: Moped Mania part 2; Used Bike Pricing Guide; The Night Before Christmas – A Yuletide Moto-tale; more

RM250-C RM-250 R100-RS R-100 V4

1977 December Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1968 Cycle Guide Magazine – Royal Enfield Interceptor, Honda CL-350, Yamaha Trailmaster & More

Cover: Van Williams and Al Hall in an effort to capture one of life’s lighter moments during the 2nd Annual Trail Bike Trip (page 20).

Road Tests: Interceptor M.B.E. – that means Made by Enfield, Honda CL-350, Second Generation – Suzuki RH-68 scrambler, Trailmaster revisited – Yamaha’s keen 100cc single; Features: 2nd Annual Trail Bike Trip – Lost in the Dust -a motorcycle play in two acts; It’s a What???- would you believe a three-wheeler?; Custom Canuck -at last a Canadian custom; Clothing Guide part 2; Motorcycle Smorgasbord – an exclusive interview; Technical: Fix a big dent -serious metal repair by John Larsen; Bobbed fenders – easy custom how to do it; Allstate tune-up – keeping the 250 in peak condition; Wankel Cycle -a unique motorcycle engine swap; Competition: Water Water Everywhere -Bonneville was sad in ’68; more

Royal Enfield CL350 RH68

1968 November Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1978 Maico 400 Magnum – Large Caliber MX Weapon

Cover: Maico’s 400 Magnum -an unusual, Old World blend of howitzer-like performance, slot-car steering and trendy cosmetics.

Road Tests: Maico 400 Magnum, Suzuki GS750EC; Riding Impression: Turbocharged Kawasaki Z1-R TC; Competition: Hangtown Nationals – return of the Yellow Peril; Making the Varsity – Bernie Schreiber rocks the boat over there; Features: Invest your money in old Crocks; A Portfolio of Investment Prospects; Downhill Riding fear of falling; A Novice’s roadrace primer; more

GS750-EC GS-750 Z1R Z1RTC

1978 July Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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March 1967 – First Issue of Cycle Guide Magazine

This is the very first issue of Cycle Guide magazine, March 1967. By the editors of Sport Cycle magazine.

Cover Photo: Two Yamaha riders pause in a leafy glade. Shot by Matsuoko Hashimoto, winner of Japan’s Technical Photography Creativity Award. Camera: Hassleblad; Film: Professional Ektachrome.

Road Tests: Yamaha 100 Trailmaster, Bridgestone 175 Scrambler, Benelli 250 Barracuda; Features: Cycle List – first complete coverage of the 1967 sport cycles; Two-Stroke vs. Four-Stroke – which is best for you?; more

1967 March Vol. 1, No. 1 Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1979 Comparison Tour Test – BMW R100T vs. Honda GL1000

Comparison Tour Test – BMW R100T vs. Honda GL1000; Road Tests: Husqvarna 250WR, Tommy Malm’s Dynamic Dyno, Project Super See-X; Minitest – Kawasaki KE250; Manhattan Motocross – Second Avenue Shootout – urban guerilla secrets; more

R100-T R-100 GL-1000 250-WR KE-250

1979 August Cycle Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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