April 2012 Motorcyclist Table of Contents

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America's First — Since 1912


11 Cat Tales

18 Up To Speed
BMW goes bonkers for scooters and we build a Harley custom.


30 MC 100: The 1940S

32 Icon: “The Liberator”

34 Ride The Lightning
Chasing the ghost of Rollie Free across the Bonneville Salt Flats.

40 One-Year Wonder
The AJS Porcupine—first Grand Prix World Champion.

42 Emeritus: Tony Murphy


46 MC M.C.

48 Cranked

50 Code Break

52 Drawing The Line

54 Megaphone

56 MC Mail

58 Me & My Bike


62 Victory Hard-Ball
A 106-inch hanger for your inner ape.

64 BMW G650GS Sertão
Das serious adventure single.

66 KTM Duke 690
That's Sir Duke to you!

69 Dirt: Husqvarna TC250
Building a better redhead.

**72 Trike: CAN-AM Spyder RS-S **
When three is less than two, but more than four.


74 Triumph Bonneville T100 Steve McQueen Edition
Sir Alan channels Captain Hilts.

**78 Modern Mongrels **
The King of Cool's favorite returns.

80 Taiwan's Grand Riders
A refresher course from the oriental old school.

88 Made In Taiwan
Forget what you think it means.


92 Gear

95 MC Tested

97 Fashion Police


102 Doin’ Time

106 Stupid Money

108 Street Savvy

110 Track Time

112 Answers/Tools 101

114 Last Page