The Classic MotorCycle

The Classic MotorCycle brings together news, reviews and archive images from the golden age of motorcycling. Legendary machines, riders and races are celebrated through lavish illustrations and detailed reports which combine historical accuracy with an eye for nostalgia.

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February 2017

Current issue: February 2017 – Next issue: March 2017 – On sale: February 3, 2017

Archive photograph… 6

News……………………….. 8

Letters………………….. 14

Velocette Venom…… 18

Subscribe and save. 24

Paris Salon…………….. 26

Tilkin special…………… 28

Benelli/Motobi Sports Special      30

Hawker Touring Model 36

NEC show………………. 42

Triumph Bonneville…. 44

BSA B33 to Istanbul 52

Glass plates – 1928 Dutch TT     59

Tacoma concours…. 64

Closer look – Triumph two-strokes        66

Roy Poynting column 71

Ashish Josh & Rajesh Jejurikar interview 72

Men who mattered – Owen Greenwood  74

Jerry Thurston column 78

Steve Parrish Panther project     80

Martin Squires’ sketchbook         84

You were asking……. 86

Resto guide – Royal Enfield ‘big twins’    90

Technical feature – Two-stroke decoke  92

Classic components. 98

Diary……………………. 110

Jack Thompson Trial 111

Next month…………. 112

Classic camera 114