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This month’s OBM, as always is the case, features the latest news, reports from the racetrack, part and tool reviews and ‘how to’ guides. Newly discovered historic machines are revealed in all their unrestored glory and there’s a nostalgic look back through the annals of motorcycling history.

Here’s a taste of what to expect in issue 408!

A TRIBUTE TO THE LATE GENE ROMERO | Known by many as a star of the epic and iconic documentary On Any Sunday, Gene Romero was so much more than one of the stars in Bruce Brown’s acclaimed film.

3 WHEELS BETTER! | While Mick Payne was going to expand on last month’s piece on suitable tyres for sidecar combinations, he’s been distracted by a further two interesting books, and the temptation of a superb outfit-friendly holiday…

YAMAHA AS1 | Yamaha have long been known for their two-stroke, twin cylinder machines. Steve Cooper takes a look at a machine that kickstarted the trend.

ARCHIVE: THE BSA GOLD STAR AND VELOCETTE VENOM THRUXTON | Pete Kelly forages through the Mortons Motorcycle Archive for comparison tests between two amazingly close-matched 500cc British pushrod sporting singles – the BSA Gold Star and Velocette Venom Thruxton.

PLUS | The UK’s biggest selection of classic motorcycle classified ads! Discover some of our readers’ tales, look back at some of the highlights from the greatest classic motorcycle shows, and make a date for upcoming events in your classic calendar!

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