3 October 2014
Blimey, it’s been a busy few weeks and it doesn’t show any sign, for the next month anyway, of slowing down – though once ‘October Stafford’ (18/19) is out of the way, perhaps there’ll be some respite
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
1 November 2013
This month, we’ve something of a loose ‘theme’ in that we’ve included a few features to celebrate Velocette’s centenary (the name Velocette being coined in 1913; the company is, of course, actually older), this being the last calendar issue of 2013
4 October 2013
As some may notice when flicking through this issue, we’ve had a rejig of sorts, which has basically involved revising the magazine’s ‘running order’ and refreshing some of the colours and such
6 September 2013
This time of the year in the UK, there is literally a classic event on every weekend, Saturday and Sunday. Granted, some are bigger and more publicised than others, but I guarantee if you look and are prepared to travel, you’ll find something, somewhere...
2 August 2013
The summer months are well and truly upon us, the calendar is packed and every weekend has another event to attend
5 July 2013
So far as I’m concerned, there’s a fine line between a self-indulgence and providing interest – and I’m always very wary of crossing it
7 June 2013
This has surely been one of the busiest periods I’ve personally ever encountered, with so many things going on, weekend in, weekend out
3 May 2013
There are different types of classic motorcycle enthusiast, I’m beginning to reckon – there’s those who collect and collect, filling up shed after shed, never selling anything, and there are those who regularly enjoy ‘swapping about’ what they have in...
5 April 2013
What looks better, shiny or scruffy? Do you prefer patina or polish? Now, it seems the tide is turning somewhat, with the ‘fashion’ edging towards retaining the ‘original and unrestored’ look, rather than the restored to better than new appearance...

Current Issue: The Classic MotorCycle Issue 41-11 - Nov 2014

• Triumph CTT
• BSA A10 Golden Flash
• Rex-Acme Blackburnes
• Straight from the plate – Crystal Palace, 1957
• Matchless G50CSR (cover story)
• Baz and Jenny Staple interview
• Men who mattered – Tim Hunt
• Roy Poynting column
• Jerry Thurston column
• Marque of distinction – Moto Guzzi

• Ted Mellors reflections
• Closer Look – 1914 ‘no show’
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The Classic MotorCycle Issue 41-11 - Nov 2014

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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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