Motorcycle Trader issue 297 out now!

Date 16.7.2015

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What’s inside Motorcycle Trader this month?


Road tests & features:

Road test: Yamaha Bolt C-Spec


Street Machine editor and style guru from the muscle car scene, Simon Telford, casts his critical eye over Yamaha’s Bolt C-Spec.

Road test: Suzuki Boulevard C50T


Suzuki srips back its mid-size Boulevard into a classic cruiser, but it’s still a big bike with big presence and even bigger value, says Chris Harris.

Road test: Vespa GTS 150 3V & GTS 300 Super


Few designs have dominated and defined their market as successfully as Vespa. Guy Allen visits Vespa House in Melbourne to test two different variants, the GTS 150 3V and GTS 300 Super. Are the looks are backed up by performance?

Benelli BN600 GT


Benelli puts the ‘GT’ into its affordable four-cylinder range, but Grant Roff asks how much ‘Gran’ do you get for 10 grand?

Feature: Classic bike shopping in the US


Thinking of buying a classic motorcycle from the US? Forget the internet, you’ll never really connect with a classic bike if you have no connection to its original journey, says Nick McGee.

Feature: BMW Airheads


Chris Harris, Grant Roff and Guy Allen explain the charm of BMW’s iconic ‘airhead’ air-cooled engines.

Collectable: 1968-70 Triumph Bonneville


Motorcycle Trader‘s classic motorcycle expert, Ian Falloon, explains why Triumph’s ubiquitous T120 Bonneville had its best vintage between 1968 and 1970.

Future classic: Superbikes


Greg Leech looks at a few things to consider if you’re in the market for a superbike.

T-shirt Competition


Last issue we introduced our ‘Win a year’s supply of motorcycle T-shirts‘ (that’s 52!). This month we meet some of the entries so far, as they tell their stories of why their favourite motorcycle t-shirt is so important to them.

Find out more on the competition and submit your entry for your chance to win here. It’s free to enter! You might even get your photo featured in a coming issue of Motorcycle Trader!

Plus there’s more this month:

– Quick Fang: Indian Chief Dark Horse
– Bike Detectives: Militaire Autocycle
– Shed Masters: Murray Morrell
– Book Reviews
– Club Tales: Townsville Restored Motorcycle Club
– Racing: Isle of Man TT
– Spannerman, Our Bikes, a buyer’s guide for retro bikes, all the latest motorcycle gear and accessories and hundreds of motorcycles for sale.

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