In the early 1950s, small capacity race machinery was almost impossible to come by – this wonderfully preserved example shows how enthusiasts tackled the problem
With its range for 1932, Triumph fought shy of radical innovation. But they did list 350 and 500cc competition models for the first time, and by doing so started a trend which all other manufactuers have followed ever since. Alan Berry owns a rare survivor of the 500cc CD version...
Alfred Angas Scott - visionary and engineering genius. John Thorpe looks at the forgotten work by the designer
The stylish Norton International was a mainstay of the Norton range for over 25 years, affording road riders the opportunity to straddle a close relative of the famous Manx
From fabled racing machines to fabulous road burners, this four cylinder engine has powered them all. Tim Holmes runs through the development
The Royal Enfield Bullet is a machine which has been in production for many years, though few look better than this superb example
The first of Norton’s Commandos was a radical looking machine, as exampled by this stunning specimen
Norton’s famous – and successful – Commando came in a number of guises, but is any more handsome than the S Type?
The Norton Jubilee was launched in 1958, Norton’s Diamond Jubilee year, and though it perhaps wasn’t universally loved, it still has its devotees to this day
• Joan Westbrook interview
• Jerry Thurston column
• Archive photograph
• Which model? (Norton 500cc twins)
• BSA M20 super profile
• Moto Guzzi Bicilindrica – history and test
• Reader’s restoration – Triumph Tiger 100
• Straight from the plate – 1963 Thruxton 500 miler
• Ted Mellors’ reflections
• Bantam engine build
• Restoration guide - Triumph 3T
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