BSA's classic CB34 classic motorcycle

BSA's Clubman Gold Star is one of the most iconic and revered British motorcycles ever made, and rightly so. This CB34 is a touch earlier – and rarer – than the more usual Beeza Clubman DBDs, but it still has plenty of pedigree...

Velocette 350 MAC and 250 MOV

The keys to a successful marriage may be hanging in the garage, judging by the longevity of this Velocette-inspired union between two kindred spirits. Mike Lewis looks at a Velocette 250 MOV (WD) and the more traditional looking 350 MAC...

Zundapp KS750 military three wheeler

The Zündapp KS750 was designed as a go-anywhere, unbreakable military wagon, able to cope with extremes of weather...

Triumph TT Bonneville (T120R)

If Tonka made motorcycles, then one can’t help thinking they’d make something like this chunky and purposeful TT Special. James Robinson reports...

1958 Ariel Huntmaster and Garrard Grand Prix child/adult sidecar

The old adage of what looks right is right applies here. Despite this Ariel Huntmaster being the end of the line for Selly Oak, its handsome lines are complemented by an attractive third wheel. Even a reluctant sidecarist is bowled over by this Birmingham-London plot...

Though many enthusiasts most readily associate Norton with overhead camshaft and overhead valve models, the firm’s early sporting successes came with sidevalve engines – and that valve configuration was a favourite, too...

It is not uncommon for motorcycle enthusiasts to take their machines to warmer, southern climes when they are stricken with wanderlust, but Kevin Gover and his companion – whose name is never mentioned – resolved to point their 197cc James sidecar outfit in the opposite direction...

1947 AJS Model 18

This 1947 AJS Model 18 has been owned long-term and, though originally used for trials, now finds itself at work on the hard stuff...

Bradbury Speed model

The Bradbury 3½hp single was unusual for having its engine case integral within its frame, an arrangement that offered several advantages...

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...

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