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(1) a line-up of member’s bikes while taking a break on the Saturday’s run.(2) Clive and Don Leeson’s Suzuki’s, a T20 and a TC250 (3) Furthest travels award shows a photo of a 350 Yamaha which had covered 315 miles from Edinburgh – members name not given and (4) “Mr Bridgestone” on a 90cc model.There is also a group picture of which Don Leeson may be one (no text)2 pages on how to interpret Suzuki part numbers and model codes by Don Leeson followed by 2 pages of model codes in ascending order (starting with 000) followed by 1 page of Suzuki models from 1957 through to 1977 with notes on various modifications during production6 pages (including the rear cover) of a very detailed analysis of the various Japanese motorcycle manufactures models in relation to frame and engine numbers for example a 1962 CB72 would have a frame number range from CB72E – 21001 to 211880 and an engine number from CB72 20001 to 21881.The Honda’s are covered in 1 page, Yamaha’s in 2 pages and the Kawasaki’s in 3 pages.Inside front cover a photo of Club members and their bikes from the VJMC AGM at Stanford Hall in 1983.Members are - Keith Newton: Honda CB92, John Steele: Yamaha YDS6, Don Leeson: Suzuki T500, Dennis Lodge: Bridgestone GTR and Doug Perkins: Kawasaki H1A.2 pages of member’s bikes from the 1984 AGM at Stanford Hall.
Centre page spread of photos from the 1989 AGM at Halsall.Front and rear cover photos of a rider on what looks like a Honda CB350 based road racing bike, the picture forms the basis for the Christmas quiz in which readers are invited to name the rider.(the answer was Don Leeson riding a Dixon/ Robb racing school Honda CB250)2 page photo spread of “Pics from 86” – Greg Holiday’s Honda CB450’s, Keith Newton’s original road test Honda CB750, reg No.Graham Head’s Yamaha CS5, Colin Dicken’s YDS6, Clive Leeson’s mini bike ‘racer’ and Dixie Dean’s and Clive Leeson’s Yamaha racing bikes Photos from Brands Hatch Festival, Eddie Thorpe’s Yamaha YR3 and Graham Head’s Yamaha TR3 – this is in fact a TR2 Yamaha – the engine side cover is different to the TR3, it has magneto ignition whereas the TR3’s were electronic and lastly there is a chrome trim on the side of the seat base, the TR2 had one – the TR3 didn’t.2 pages of photo’s, 1 set from the Bolton Show showing the Club stand and one of a ‘special’ CR93 which seems to have a non-standard frame / tank and seat.The other set from members outings to The Tan Hill Inn in September and one of Don Leeson in Germany.2 pages of photos from road racing meetings, (1) Doug Perkins with an H1 with expansion boxes fitted (2) Clive Leeson at speed on a T20 (3) Peter Thorne at Cadwell Park and (4) Peter Thorne again after a race win Inside the rear cover, 2 photo’s (1) an early Suzuki GT380 and (2) a Monkey bike held on a bracket in front of the front bumper of a Transit van (the monkey bikes probably worth more than the Transit now! models had chrome side panels to the tanks)4 page article by Michael Trees on a “Honda 90 Marathon”.