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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October 2016
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  • News ………………………. 8
  • Letters …………………. 14
  • BSA Gold Star ……… 18
  • James Comet De Luxe 26
  • Subscribe and save 32
  • Touring in Mallorca . 34
  • Gilera Saturno ………. 40
  • Indian single ………….. 46
  • Glass plates – Ramsgate sprint, 1961   53
  • Matchless G85CS (spotlight)       58
  • Lansdowne round-up 62
  • Brooklands then and now 64
  • Closer look – Earls Court show 1966     66
  • Ben Matthews (Watsonian) interview     72
  • Men who mattered – John Draper         74
  • Roy Poynting column 76
  • Jerry Thurston column 78
  • Social history of motorcycling     80
  • Martin Squires’ sketchbook         84
  • You were asking …… 86
  • Restoration guide – Triumph Tiger singles        90
  • Technical feature – wiring looms 92
  • Classic components – ammeters          98
  • Next month ………… 112
  • Classic camera             114