1978 Kawasaki Z1R – the bike straight out of Star Wars

Road Tests: Z1R Kawasaki 1000 Cafe Spacecraft – in 1978 Kawasaki’s ready for war; Yamaha XS500-E; BMW R80/7; Honda XL350; Features: Werra Fuel Economy Run; Kurt Liebmann – still racing after all these years; First-ever World Roadrace Champ, Steve Baker; Winston World Finals – Top/Fuel “7” second drags at the big “O”; Technical: Cycle Transmission; Kawasaki KZ650 Hop-Up; more

1978 February Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1975 December Motor Cycle World Magazine Back-Issue – BMW R90-S – “Making Time”

Road Tests: Kawasaki Z1B; BMW R90-S; Can-Am 175 MX2; Suzuki GT185; Technical: Yamaha Overhaul – when your piston tells you it’s time for a change; Features: The Horsepower Game – juggling the numbers for fun and profit; BM Wunderbike – did Volkswagen miss the boat by not making motorcycles?; more

1975 December Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1976 February Motor Cycle World Magazine – Oriental Express – 150 MPH Custom Suzuki Street Sweeper

Cover: Oriental Express – 150 MPH Custom Suzuki Street Sweeper; Road Tests: Laverda 1000; Kawasaki KH250; Ural 650 – the Russian Bomb; Yamaha XS650-B; Features: The Insanity of Ice Racing; Oriental Express – 150 MPH Custom Suzuki Street Sweeper; more

1976 February Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 January Motorcycle World Magazine – Suzuki’s slick new 750 4-stroke

Road Tests: Suzuki GS750; Triple Twin Shootout – Yamaha XS360 vs. Kawasaki KZ400 vs. Honda CJ360; Features: Toy cycles for fun and profit; Anatomy of the Top Fuel Drag Bike; Gear up for Motosplash – the closest thing yet to motorcycling on water; Pocono AMA, AAMRR Road Race Jamboree; Technical: How to build yourself a stormin’ Superglide (or any other big-inch Harley); Two-Stroke Technology; more

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

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1977 Motorcycle World Super Shocker – build this Honda XL350 Sleeper and blow off Z-1s and Honda Fours

Contents: Underdog’s Revenge – build this Honda XL350 Sleeper and blow off Z-1s and Honda Fours; World’s least expensive dyno; Road Test: Suzuki GT380-B; Racing: Hotshoes at Houston – Springsteen – and the beat goes on; Features: Every Biker’s Astrological Guide; Mexican Meanderings; The Jammer – Bonneville speed record bash; The Golden Oldies – classic motorcycles for fun and profit; the Austrian Connection – the world of Puch and KTM; more

1977 July Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1977 Motorcycle World Magazine – Project Gold Wing – tuning up Honda’s big one for touring

Contents: Honda Gold Wing Section: Project Gold Wing; Rocker Arm shaft Fix; Tuneup; Road Tests: Suzuki 750 Four-Stroke; Benelli 750 SEI; Tech Features: Suzuki TS400 Hop-Hop; Build yourself a Yamascreamer; Hopping up Honda’s 550-500; Special Bonus Feature: The Complete Guide to Amateur Road Racing; more

1977 November Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1974 Cafe Racer’s dream – The luscious and lusty Ducati 750 V-twin Sport right off the showroom floor

Road Tests: Ducati 750 Sport; Honda CB550; Yamaha RD350; Honda CB360; MV Augusta 750; Kawasaki Mach III; Features: Anglo-American Match Races; Supercharge your Norton; California Cafe Madness; more

1974 October Motorcycle World Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1974 Cafe Racers – Vintage Motorcycle World Special Magazine

Cafe Test: Dunstall-Norton 810; Cafe Techs: Trackmaster’s New Frame; Superbike Oil-Coolers; Rear Shock Tune; Z-1 Twin Discs; Rear-Set Pegs; Snowflake Mag Wheels; Cafe Kits: Convertible Cafe; Cycle West’s Kawasaki 750; The Old Phonebooth Trick; Features: Agostini Interview; Read-Titan 750 Honda; Low-Bucks Cafe; Daytona; Super-Slick Honda 500; more

1974 August Cafe Racers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1975 Norton-Villiers-Triumph Wankel – teardown and tech analysis

Road Tests: Yamaha RD350-B; Ducati 750 GT; Features: Norton-Villiers-Triumph Wankel – teardown and tech analysis; Rickman-Honda 750; Sidestepping – bolt on another wheel and bring along a friend; The Life and times of the Norton Manx; more

1975 April Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1971 Triumphs – Complete Specs!

Road Tests: Honda CB750, Yamaha R5, BSA 250 Trailblazer; Special Features: California Grand Prix; Sacramento Inter-Am; New Triumph Specs; The Evolution of Snowmobiles; Speedway Championship; Getting Started in Motocross; Uneasy Rider; more

1971 April Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com




1973 Triumph X75 Hurricane road test – the crowd down at MacDonald’s will really flip

Cover Story: Triumph X75 Hurricane road test – it’s not great for long distance cruising or unwinding your favorite back country road, but the crowd down at MacDonald’s will really flip; Road Tests: Ducati 750; Yamaha TX500; Previews: The 1974 Kawasakis; Moto-Morini’s new 350; 1974 Yamaha RD250; Features: Your Own Cycle Shop; What it means to be free; Wheel Alignment; Ascott TT Championship; European Mopeds; more

X-75 TX-500 RD-250

1973 December Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com




1972 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLCH – the meanest v-twin from Milwaukee gets more power

Cover Story: Harley-Davidson Sportster XLCH Road Test / Specs – the meanest v-twin from Milwaukee gets more displacement and more power; Road Tests: BSA 750 Rocket Three; Yamaha DT2 250 MX; Special Test: I.S.D.T. Cheney-Triumph; Features: Reader’s Test – Kawasaki Mach III; A Gary Bailey Exhibition; John Player Trophy Races; Tohatsu 50 Road Racer; Story of the Husqvarna T.T.; Roller Chains; more

1972 September Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com




1968 Motorcycle World Magazine – Road Tests on Bultaco Metralla, Pursang & Vespa 150 Scooter

Features: Vintage Bike – 1936 Vincent; Road Tests: Bultaco Metralla & Bultaco Pursang; Road Test: The Venerable Vespa; The Bonanza Mini-Bike and how it grew; Winter storing your cycle; Cold Weather starting tips; All about lubrication; Tear out feature – sparkplugs; more

1968 January Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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Back-Issue Motorcycle Magazine Index

Welcome to Dad’s Vintage Motorcycle Magazine Index where you can quickly find a specific motorcycle magazine by title and date. You may also use our search engine or browse our magazines HERE.

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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1976 Special Choppers – Gary Littlejohn’s latest – 1966 Harley

Features: Littlejohn’s Latest (cover) – 1966 Harley; Last Rites “Big D” Danny Meeks; Rainbow Rider; Domestic Winner; Left for the Country; Backache to Heartache; Twisted Kitty; Punctured Pan; The GM’s Scooter; Never Ridden; Triumph with a Tower; Scorpion; Tow Truck; Tuff Pan; Cycle Seats and Parts Distributing Company; more

1976 March Motor Cycle World Special Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1975 Special Choppers – Radical Harley Shovelhead – Midge Nova Takes Over

Features: Midge Takes Over (cover); Chopper Material Honda CB360G; So-Lo; Par-Four; First Time; How to organize a bike run; Guts Galore; In Daly Use; Been Down but not out; Home Made; Long-Way Chopper; Popcicle; Brake Lines; more

CB360-G CB-360

1975 May Motor Cycle World Special Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1975 Special Choppers – Street III – alive and well

Cover Bike: Street III – alive and well; Features: Second Annual MMA Fresno Run; Chopper Material – Suzuki 750; Two-Tanker; Tranny Adjuster for 74’s; Choke your Weber; Fun Runner – the complete VW Trike Kit; Get Tanked; Peeper’s Putter; KHK – What’s that?; Krotch Rocket; Amen’s 500 Honda; Armor in a Bottle; more

1975 November Motor Cycle World Special Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1974 Special Choppers – The 2nd Revolution – America vs. Britain – which chop is the way to go?

Features: Straight-Line Cruiser; Second Revolution; Midnight Climax; Long Time in the Making; Trash Canned; Stretch; Deacon’s Dream; Potts’ Partner; Quick Chop; Harley XLR900; Chopper Material – Kawasaki 900 Z-1; Second Bike, Second Chopper; Tech Section: Filtered Carb Cover; Mister Designer; 5800 Mile Trip; Simple way to install a ‘Glide front end; Honda Electrics (which wires go where); more

Z1 XLR-900

1974 July Motor Cycle World Special Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1974 May Special Choppers – Bold as Brass – the Panhead sparkles but it’s not all chrome

Cover: Bold as Brass – the Panhead sparkles but it’s not all chrome

Feature Bikes: Blue Chip Chopper; Royal Blue; Speed Freak; Long Beach Show; Santa Barbara Show; Bold as Brass; Minnesota Madness; Slurpee; Worth a Second Look; Billy “The Kid”; Technical: Double-Shocked Girder; 4-Cylinder Exhaust; Fat 15 for Honda; Mini-Kicker; more

1974 May Motor Cycle World Special Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1975 Motorcycle World’s Special Choppers Magazine

Cover: Robert Johnson’s 750 Honda

Features: Illuminators; Cycle Shack Sifter; Death Wish; Basket Case; Left for a Honda; One-Kick Harley; Cost Calculator; In Between; Another Amen Champion; 450 Honda; Close Shave; Throne Covers; 750 Honda; more

1975 July Motor Cycle World Special Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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