Rudge Special 1939 classic motorcycle

One man’s lifelong love affair with his Rudge has resulted in a show winner that means far more than money to its owner...

1932 Ariel VH32 Red Hunter classic British motorcycle

This four-valve sporting Ariel single was only catalogued for the single season, though its name lived on...

JAP classic motorcycle speedway engine

Considering it was almost never made, the competition single had an extraordinarily successful competition career. It is fortunate that John Prestwich, founder of the world-famous company that manufactured JAP engines, had second thoughts after visiting a local speedway meeting in 1928...

The Duo-Glide came about in the Sixties – ideal for crossing vast distances.

Mike Lewis takes a selective Post-War look at key models from the famous American motorcycle marque, Harley-Davidson...

Moto Guzzi Museum

The Moto Guzzi Museum, at the firm’s factory in Mandello del Lario, charts the famous firm’s history, with a stunning collection of machines, from familiar models to one-off oddities...

Velocette 250 and 350 motorcycle service notes (pdf)

Velocette 250 and 350 ‘iron engine’ service notes. Models covered are MOV, MAC and MAF. Consistent design methods employed by Veloce Ltd over the years make the remainder of the work simple...

Early Bultaco four speed model classic motorcycle

Encyclopaedia of Classic Motorcycles: the definitive classic motorcycle guide

Tandon Kangaroo classic motorcycle

Encyclopaedia of Classic Motorcycles: the definitive classic motorcycle guide

Alfred Angus Scott British classic motorcycle maker profile

In the history of the British motorcycling movement the name of Alfred Angas Scott stands highest, in the estimation of many impartial observers. The Yorkshire genius, who died on August 11, 1923, was an uncompromising engineer who had strong views on motorcycle design...

William A Davidson, Walter Davidson, Arthur Davidson and William S Harley

Mike Lewis offers a selective model history of the famous American motorcycle marque, Harley-Davidson. In this first instalment, we focus on the company's classic Pre-War models...

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