Road Tests: Bultaco 250 Alpina; Suzuki TS185; Honda CR250-M Elsinore; Features: Interview: Don Vesco; Another Kind of CR Racer; Technical: The Big Light horn Project part one – how to convert a green 300 pound street/trailer into an orange 230 pound motocross mount; 750 Honda Project part 2; Competition: Daytona Diary; World Mini Grand Prix; more
Contents: Road Tests: Mountain Climbin’, Water Crossin’ Harley-Davidson SX175; Kawasaki F11, Suzuki GT550; Features: How light should it be? Second thoughts on the value of ounce shaving by Bob Braverman; Rickman Cafe Honda 750 part 2; Competition: Superbowl of Motocross – Jaroslav Falta; Canadian Grand Prix – Steve Baker; Technical: Yamaha RD350 Hop-Up; more
Cover: Our latest project bike utilizes an aluminum monocoque chasis and a 360 Yamaha powerplant.
Technical: Project: Monocoque Motocrosser part one – how to win with aluminum and look good doing it; Pyrometers; Road Tests: 11,000 mile report – Kawasaki Z1; Kawasaki S3 400; Triumph TR5-MX Avenger; Bultaco 200 Pursang; Features: Baja Bullet; The Tribe versus Mother Nature – the 2nd annual Indian Come Home Rally; Pizza Wagon – a steeplechase sidehack that goes as good as it looks; Competition: The 24 hours of Montjuich; The Mickey Thompson RV Spectacular; more
Cover: This is Honda’s year for getting serious about off-road riding. Two-stroke racers and enduro mounts and this four-stroke single that should introduec the growing new sport of observed trials to many Americans.
Road Tests: Honda TL-125 – Japan challenges Spain’s hold on the observed trials market with an impressive first offering; Yamaha RD350; Bultaco 125 Pursang; Triumph TR5T Trophy Trail; Features: Merle Shank Interview; Three years with a Pioneer; AMA 73; Tech: 750 Honda Projet part one; Competition: Houston Astrodome; Madison Square Garden; more
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Road Tests: BMW R75/6, Hodaka 125 Combat Wombat, Honda MT125 Elsinore; Features: The Elsinore Revisited – just where does the CR250 fit in a year after all the hullabaloo?; Competition: English Match Races; Parker Dam 400; Technical: Qualicraft tools; Saga of the Super Sleeper part 1 – hopping up the Kawasaki Z1 in 2 easy lessons; Yamaha 250MX – how to move the shocks forward, fix the forks, and gas it over the whoopdies; Lake Carburetor; more