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Record #: 16008
Title: Cycle World
Issue Date: 12/1/1987
Issue #: V26N12
Contents: Tests - Honda CR250R - Something like a 125 with an Open-class engine., Kawasaki EL250 - Bucks-up boon for beginners., 1988 Previews - Suzuki - Sportbikes for every taste., Suzuki RM125/250 - Regaining some lost glory., Honda rc30 - Honda's most serious four-stroke production racer since the Honda CR93., Yamaha - The world's littlest superbike leads the way., Yamaha ATVs - Of Banshees and Blasters., 25 Years Of Cycle World - Nice Try Pal - Sno-Gos and Turbo-Visors., Feature - Rock and Roll - Four-wheel-drive backpacking., Evaluations - Sinisalo Sport Riding Two-Piece Leathers - Scandinavian street skins., Storz GSXR750/1100 Low Set Footpegs - A leg down on comfort., Motovideo Superbowl of Motocross Highlights - A fast-forward through SX history., Delorme Atlas & Gazetteer - To-go guide., Roundup - The $20 All-Or-Nothing Gamble - Uncle AMA needs you., Letter From Japan - Fear and trembling for YSR50 riders., Letter From Europe - Cagiva's baby Paso., Race Watch - Top Guns - The champs speak out., Departments - Editorial, At Large, Leanings, Letters, New Ideas, Service, CW Showcase, Slipstream, Cover - The first page from motorcycling's 1988 scrapbook.



Record #: 15972
Title: Cycle World
Issue Date: 2/1/1988
Issue #: V27N02
Contents: Tests and Preview - Suzuki GSXR750 - Where the track and the street come together., Honda VFR750R rc30 - The best 750 Honda knows how to build., 1988 BMW - Beemer Boxers back!, Special Section - GSXR - Redefining the racebike sportbike connection, Yoshimura Suzuki Superbike - Riding the winningest Superbike of all., The Big Gun - Team Lockhart's GSXR1100., Yoshimura Tornado 750 and 1100 - A ride on a pair of whirlwinds., Yoshimura Formula USA 1100 - Rules? In a knife fight?, Features - Return to the Hill - We came we saw it kicked our butts...again., The Banshee Goes Ballistic - A TZ350 training wheels., Turning Quadzilla Into A Killa - A bigger and better Quad 500., Projects - The California Husky - What every self-respecting editor should have in his garage., Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 - Bolt-on bun relief and more., Roundup - New Allies in the ATV Wars - Overcoming fear and loathing at Loretta Lynn's., Letter From Japan - Japanese Gileras., Letter From Europe - What do you mean there is no beer?, Race Watch - The Racer's Edge - A lesson in desire., Departments - Editorial, At Large, Letters, Service, CW Showcase, Slipstream, Cover - A trio of racers: Kevin Schwantz his Yoshimura Superbike and the 1988 production Suzuki GSXR750.



Record #: 14789
Title: Motorcyclist
Issue Date: 11/1/1988
Issue #: N1099
Contents: Special Section: Heavy Artillery - On The Cover: Smelling Salts - Vance & Hines' hard-hitting Suzuki GSXR1100 will wake up anybody, Horizon Chaser - A BMW K100 that goes 197 mph., Muzzy's Monster - Rob Muzzy has learned a lot winning four Superbike championships; he's put this info in a powerful Kawasaki ZX10, Paper Shredder - On paper a set of carbs shouldn't make a Suzuki GSXR1100 run 10 flat at 140, Forkless Flyer - Bakker QCS - Now you can have modern from suspension from a frame kit, Motorcycles - Kawasaki KLR650 - Still the most versatile modern motorcycles, Harley Davidson FXR Super Glide - Harley's first customized Big Twin is still turning heads as Harley Davidson's most affordable Big Twin, Honda VFR750R rc30 - Hand-built and honed to sporting perfection, Features - Honda For 1989 - The magic lamp is on, Inside The Evil Empire - Dexter does Dnepropetrosk, Eddie Lawson Is World Champion! - The man from Upland is on top of the world, Conversations With The Man Who Would Be King - Eddie Lawson tells about the title chase and his plans for the future, Products + - Video Review: V-Twin Maintenance - Invite Joe Minton into your living room, Just Released: Performance, Nolan F1 Helmet - More air and a new strap system for Italy's finest, Just Released: Sport - About The Cover: That's Nasty Nick out having fun with the Vance & Hines Suzuki GSXR1100. He is wearing Bates leathers and the Nolan F1 helmet evaluated on page 72. Rich Cox the same talent responsible for all our covers this year shot this one too. You can get the details of the VHR Suzuki on page 14 and see the new Hondas on page 6.



Record #: 15048
Title: Cycle
Issue Date: 8/1/1989
Issue #: V41N08
Contents: Special Section - The 750 Ultrasports - Honda rc30/ Kawasaki ZX7/ Suzuki GSXR750: Racing didn't improve this breed; racing created it., The 750 Semisports - Honda VFR750F/ Kawasaki Ninja 750R/ Suzuki GSX750R Katana: Giving up only a little velocity for a lot of versatility., Road Test - Honda CBR1000F - Honda rolls its big fieldpiece back into line., Features - Ride Of Passage - Sentimental journey., Vincent Timeline - From A to D., Aging Gracefully - Flesh grows weak; steel shines brighter., Touches: Belting The Sportster - Be still my beating Hog., Review - Techniques Of Motorcycle Road Racing - Roberts on racing., Departments - Editorial, TDC, Letters, Bits, Pipeline, On the cover: A surplus Saturn V lifted this month's 750 test bikes and photographer David Dewhurst to the Sea of Tranquility. The bikes like the photographer were definely out if this world.



Record #: 15050
Title: Cycle
Issue Date: 5/1/1990
Issue #: V41N05
Contents: Road Tests - Honda rc30 And VFR750F - Can we show you something in a pair of well-heeled adrenalin pumps?, Shunpike Tour-Off - BMW K100RT/ R100RT/ Harley Davidson FXRT, Honda Pacific Coast: Four philosophies for the long and winding road., Special Section - Back To The Future Two-Strokes - "Otto" said Dr. Schneurle "hand me those cams and valves and that supercharger. Give my creation life?", Beast Of Burden - Requiem for a heavyweight: Suzuki Bubalus bublais 1972-1977., Missing Link: Suzuki RGV250 Gamma - Brochurespeak: "It' runs turns and stops. It moves quickly. I can feel its will. I like this machine because I can ride this in high spirits.", Evaluation - How To Win In Traffic Court - Probing the soft underbelly of the justice system., Departments - Editorial, TDC, New Products, Letters, Bits, Pipeline, On the cover: Honda's two V4's inspired photographer Rich Cox to new heights (or depth's?) of technique. Would you believe ths shot was taken with a 12mm lens while Cox lyng on his belly on a skatebard was towed to 143 mph by a Corvette ZR1? Neither did we and we're not paying the rental charges.



Record #: 16081
Title: Cycle World
Issue Date: 7/1/1990
Issue #: V29N07
Contents: Special Feature - Standard Time - Tales of motorcycles without purpose., BMW K75, Harley-Davidson Sportster 883, Harley-Davidson FXRS-SP, Honda CB1, Honda Hawk GT NT650, Kawasaki Zephyr 550, Moto Guzzi Mille GT, Suzuki GS500E, Suzuki VX800, Yamaha Radian, Feature - Hogs Wild - Four Harleys with hot-rod hearts., Test - Honda VFR750F - Honda builds an rc30 for the rest of us., Race Watch - Wayne All The Way - Rainey stomps'em at the USGP., Columns - Up Front - Too tough to tame?, At Large - Teachers., Leanings - Last ride in California., Departments - Letters, Roundup, Service, CW Showcase, Slipstream, Cover - No matter what kind of riding you like chances are the 15 motorcycles in this issue have you covered.



Record #: 15050
Title: Cycle
Issue Date: 5/1/1990
Issue #: V41N05
Contents: Road Tests - Honda rc30 And VFR750F - Can we show you something in a pair of well-heeled adrenalin pumps?, Shunpike Tour-Off - BMW K100RT/ R100RT/ Harley Davidson FXRT, Honda Pacific Coast: Four philosophies for the long and winding road., Special Section - Back To The Future Two-Strokes - "Otto" said Dr. Schneurle "hand me those cams and valves and that supercharger. Give my creation life?", Beast Of Burden - Requiem for a heavyweight: Suzuki Bubalus bublais 1972-1977., Missing Link: Suzuki RGV250 Gamma - Brochurespeak: "It' runs turns and stops. It moves quickly. I can feel its will. I like this machine because I can ride this in high spirits.", Evaluation - How To Win In Traffic Court - Probing the soft underbelly of the justice system., Departments - Editorial, TDC, New Products, Letters, Bits, Pipeline, On the cover: Honda's two V4's inspired photographer Rich Cox to new heights (or depth's?) of technique. Would you believe ths shot was taken with a 12mm lens while Cox lyng on his belly on a skatebard was towed to 143 mph by a Corvette ZR1? Neither did we and we're not paying the rental charges.



Record #: 15986
Title: Cycle World
Issue Date: 10/1/1990
Issue #: V29N10
Contents: Features - 1990's Ten Best Motorcycles - We all agree on this. Honest., Norton's Back! - A British Bimota?, A Modern Manx? - Yesterday's star tomorrow., Special Forces - Hand-to-hand combat in the 250 motocross class., Year of the Splash - MX is so bright you gotta wear shades., Tests - Harley Davidson Sturgis - Hog features., Updating the Sporty - Harlye's smallest gets bigger., CW Project - Polishing the FJ - Building a better beast., After the Fall - Crash testing an FJ1200., In Pursuit of the Perfect Sportbike - Who says a stock rc30 is enough?, Evaluation - AMP Research Amp-Link - Counter a-trak., Race Watch - Freddie Spencer Rides Again - He beat Kenny. He beat Eddie. Can he beat himself?, Columns - Up Front - The car question., At Large - The Alliance Against Fun., Leanings - Transplants., Departments - Letters, Roundup, Service, CW Showcase, Slipstream, Cover - Norton's F1 and Harley Davidson's Sturgis: Two grand old marques still going strong.



Record #: 14797
Title: Motorcyclist
Issue Date: 4/1/1990
Issue #: N1116
Contents: Bonus Section the ultimate used-bike guide - Great Bikes Of The '80's - A guide to choosing collecting restoring and improving the 30 top rider's machines of the last decade, Selling Your Used Bike - A professional tells how to make sure it's a good deal for everyone involved, Advice For Buyers - The view from the other side of the bill of sale, Making Your Dream Bike A Reality - How one Suzuki went from back-room derelict to lenatsch's pride-and-joy., Motorcycles - On The Cover: Kinetic Cofrontation - The perfect 11 meets the four meanest bikes ever-until now, Honda CBR1000F - Neck-snapping style and seamless speed, Kawasaki ZX10 - Still a contender even with a big brother, Kawasaki ZX11 - Just when you thought you'd seen it all Kawasaki ups the ante, Suzuki GSXR1100 - The shortcomings of '89 are gone. Watch out racers, Yamaha FZR1000 - Last year's ultimate tries to keep its crown, Kawasaki ZX6 - Kawasaki is stirring up more than the liter class, Honda rc30 - It's just as awesome as a $15000 motorcycle should be, Features - USGP Preview - The best roadracers in the world face off in Monterey April 8, Team Playing - After the off-season shuffle you'll need this program to identify the players, Mind Games - To be a world champion you first must be a great psychologist, USGP Fact Sheet - Here's everything you need to know to be a winning spectator, Win A BMW K1 - Germany's ultimate motorcycle can be yours for just a quarter, Products + - Rider Gear: Two-Piece, Sport-Touring Leathers - This year the perfect sport jacket is leather, Just Released - Gear up and go, Departments - Up To Speed, Editorial, Info Page, Street Wise, Survival, Backfires, Last Page, About The Cover: Kawasaki has raised the ante in the superbike wars with the new ZX11. We introduced it to the Yamaha FZR1000 Honda CBR1000 Suzuki GSXR1100 and its own little brother the ZX10 and watched the sparks fly. Rich Cox's cover photo caught the calm before the storm as riders Barry Burke (garbed in leathers made by Z Custom Leathers and an Arai helmet), Lance Holst (Kushitani and Shoei) Nick lenatsch (U.S.A. Pro Style and Arai) Kent Kunitsugu (Kushitani and Shoei) and Dexter Ford (Dainese and Kimi) size up the competition. Follow the smell of burning rubber to page 16.



Record #: 14795
Title: Motorcyclist
Issue Date: 5/1/1990
Issue #: N1117
Contents: Motorcycles - On The Cover: 600 Sport-Bike Showdown - Take them to the track the mountains the city the dragstrip and the shop and you'll discover the truth: Newer and more powerful doesn't always mean better and faster, Honda CBR600 - All it needed was a big hit of power, Kawasaki ZX600R Ninja - Is the original 600 sport bike off the pace?, Kawasaki ZX6 - It's a 750 in a 600's body, Suzuki GSX600F Katana - The big friendly guy in a fast crowd, Yamaha FZR600 - Still the bike to take to the racetrack?, Kawasaki ZR550 Zephyr - Something old something new charged the corner blew by you, Extended Play: Yamaha FZR1000 - What's it like after the new had ground off? Still great, Honda rc30 vs. Yamaha OWO1 - See how the other percent lives, Moriwaki Zero: rc30 F1 Racer - Just don't get it mad, Back To The Track - The rc30 was born here. We took it home, Features - The Last Indian - This Chief was over 40 years old but it only had 671 miles on it and was in mint condition. So we took it for a ride foot clutch hand shift and all., Project FJ1200: Up To Date And Up To Speed - How to make your old kind sport-tourer better thana new king tourer, Cuerva Peligrosa - International Superbike racing in Mexico, Win A BMW K1 - Your chance will cost just a stamp, Products + - Rider Gear: A Glove Story - Think of them as fingers leathers, Book Review - Well Made in America: Lessons From Harley Davidson on Being the Best, Book Review - British Motorcycles of the 1940's and 1950's, Yoko Touring Suit - Stay dry and warm, Video Review - V-Twin Wheel Lacing with Kennie Buchanan, Thor Weasel Squeezers - After a long ride a well-squeezed weasel is a happy weasel, Just Released - On-the-go gear, Departments - Up To Speed, Editorial, False Neutral, Apexes, Ad Index, Info Page, Street Wise, Answers, Survival, Backfires, Last Page, About The Cover: It's an almost perfect all-Nick cover but Tim snuck in there once. The lenatsches are the ones on the Nolan F1 helmet and Pro Style leathers. Carrithers is wearing Bates leathers and Arai helmet. Fran Kuhn shot all the 600 photos. Charles Rathbun snapped Kawasaki's new Zephyr.



Record #: 14692
Title: Motorcyclist
Issue Date: 6/1/1990
Issue #: N1118
Contents: Motorcycles - On The Cover: The All Out 750s - The race replicas from Honda Kawasaki and Suzuki Pick a weapon, Honda rc30 - For $15,000 Honda's exotic V-4 should be best. Is it?, Kawasaki ZX7 - The name is familiar but most of the parts are new and nastier, Suzuki GSXR750 - Remember all those problems? Forget them, In The Long Run: 18,000 Miles On The Luxury Tourers - Collect the top traveling bikes you can imagine and take them on the best ride you've had in 10 years, BMW K100LT - On the road to a luxury tourer, BMW R100RT - A decade later still the essential traveler, Harley Davidson FLTC Tour Glide Ultra Classic - Just the basic Big Twin with every luxury you could ask for, Honda GL1500 Gold Wing SE - The upscale version of America's best selling motorcycle, Kawasaki ZG1200 Voyager XII - All the bells and most of the whistles for one third less, Yamaha XVZ1300 Venture Royale - Think of it as a full dress V-Max, Features - USGP: Melee AT Monterey - Life on the line between The Fastest and Too Fast, 500cc GP - Did Laguna Seca decide the 1990 World Championship?, 250cc GP - The new order arrives, These Are The Good Old Days - Today is the first and best day to go ride of the rest of your life, Gallery: XR883 Sportster - You always said you'd buy a Sportster if it looked like an XR750, Daytona 200: Right To The Wire - Vance & Hinda takes over, 600 And 750 Supersport - Going for it on street bikes, Pro Twins - Simplicity and innovation, 250 GP: From The Saddle - Reflections on Real Racing and survival, Products - Rider Gear: Leather Pants, T-Pro System 90 Inner Suit, Axo Street Belt White Brothers Easyboy, Clutch Kit USA Prostyle Leathers, Just Released, Departments - Up To Speed Ad Index, Info Page Street Wise, Survival Answers, Backfires Last Page, Cover: Our usually action filled cover seems somewhat, ah, subdued because our rc30 expired, and the only option left was a dramatic static shot which lensman Rich Cox delivered. We could have had it retouched but that's the sort of trick the other magazines do. The sporting 750s start their duel on page 18.



Record #: 14834
Title: Motorcyclist
Issue Date: 1/1/1991
Issue #: N1125
Contents: FIVE FOR THE ROAD Some of the slickest sporting customs you ll ever lay eyes on KING OF THE MOUNTAIN And you thought a stock Honda rc30 was exotic THE SICILIAN SIX Moto Martin meets CBX FLASHBACK Literally, a blast from the past SIX ON THE SQUEEZE Feed it nitrous oxide and give it an entirely new look RUSSO S RENE6ADE The howling BUELL R51200 WESTWIND First with inverted fork and six-piston brake,and more speeds FIRST RIDE: HONDA CBR600 F2 Flying low on Honda s hot, new 100-horsepower contender THE SUPERBIKE CHAMP S SPEED SECRETS Doug Chandler offers 10 tips to improve your riding, whether on the street or the track ASCOT: DAYS OF GLORY America s most famous dirttrack brings down the final curtain, and riders tell what they ll never forget about it LAST TANGO For the last time, the title hung in the balance at Ascot FROM NOVICE TO NATIONAL A Harley 883 Sportster turns a fast street rider into a real racer RACE PREP FOR THE 883 How to build a racer you can afford and win on RIDER BEAR: THE LATEST TWO-PIECE LEATHERS Routes to stylish, versatile,and even affordable, protection HONDALINE I-ROAD BACKPACK SYSTEM Adventure tote SECOND LOOK DESIGNER SEAT SKINS There s more than one way to skin a seat COLLETT MEGA BLASTERS Serious sound KOWA SEIKI TOOLS Do something nice for your hardware UP TO SPEED AD INDEX JUST RELEASED INFO PAGE STREET WISE SURVIVAL ANSWERS BACKFIRES LAST PAGE ON THE COVER: Dennis Scully caught the new five-speed, flipped-fork, six-pistonbraked Buell RS1 200 in flight under the direction of Nasty Nick lenatsch, who is swaddled in Kawasaki by Hem Gericke leathers and a John Kocioski,replica Shoei helmet. Fran Kuhn arrested the awesome CBR600 in midturn.




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