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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March 2017

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

Archive photograph . 6

News ……………………… 8

Letters ………………… 14

Triumph TR25W …… 18

Subscribe and save 26

Newark Winter Classic 28

Norton Electra …….. 30

Royal Enfield Bullets 38

BSA J34-11 …………. 44

Ducati exhibition ….. 50

Excelsior-JAP ……….. 54

Glass plates –1923 Eastern Trial          59

Puy Notre-Dame ….. 63

Closer look – BMW R50/69         66

Dave Cunningham interview         72

Men who mattered – Freddie Dixon       74

Roy Poynting column 76

Jerry Thurston column 78

Steve Parrish Panther project part two          80

You were asking ….. 84

Restoration guide – Norton 500T         88

Martin Squires’ sketchbook         90

Technical feature – Valve timing   94

Classic components 100

Next month ……….. 111

Diary …………………. 112

Classic camera             114