5 September 2014
This month, we have ended up quite ‘Norton heavy’ with the Super Profile on the Model 50 and the coverage from the Owners Club Rally
1 August 2014
In the process of putting together each issue, various facts, figures and information strikes a chord and sinks it, or impresses specifically
4 July 2014
This year, I made my first ever visit to the Isle of Man!
6 June 2014
Coincidences involving motorcycling are funny things, which actually happen (to me, anyway) not that infrequently
2 May 2014
Mistakes. The bane of our (publishing) lives. Of course, everyone makes them, but when you do this job they’re magnified
4 April 2014
The quip and the one-liner have had a long and proud history in motorcycle history and occasionally, one catches an insight into the humour that existed in days gone by, which adds an extra dimension and ‘fleshes out’ a character
7 March 2014
It’s funny how certain things determine various choices we make
7 February 2014
This time of year, it’s time to take stock of the ‘winter projects’ and to decide whether they’re actually going to become actual riding propositions this year, or more long-term projects
3 January 2014
Around this time of year, in the despairing depths of winter, my mind often ponders the possibilities and opportunities of embarking on a long, ambitious motorcycle tour with, depending on my mood (and which websites I’ve been looking at – there’s a few...
6 December 2013
And so, to the first issue of another calendar year – 2014. It’s now upwards of 10 years since I took over the editorship of this magazine, and it’s been a time of actually quite a lot of change in the classic motorcycle and, of course, magazine markets

Current Issue: The Classic MotorCycle Issue 41-09 - October 2014

• Cotton centenary             
• Norton Model 50 Super Profile    
• Itom 50 Sports           
• BSA B44 model   
• Douglas Endeavour          
• Straight from the plate        
• Spotlight – Brough Superior SS80
• Motorcycling in the First World War
• Marque of distinction – Vintage AJS
• Classic components – Amal TT and GP
• Restoration guide – AMC Francis-Barnetts         

The Classic MotorCycle Issue 41-09 - October 2014

Where legends come to life

About the Editor

James Robinson, Editor
James Robinson, Editor

James Robinson has been the editor of The Classic MotorCycle since 2002. Aged 34, he has possessed a motorcycle licence for 16 years and during that time has owned and ridden all manner of motorcycles, spanning over 100 years from oldest to newest.
Presently the custodian of a varied shed full of motorcycles, his overriding enthusiasm is for pre-World War Two sporting machines, with a couple of cammy Velos, a Rex-Acme and a Model 9 Sunbeam among those competing for attention.

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