7 November 2014
The ‘full swing’ riding season is now over, with October serving up the last of the runs and whatnot – I know things are always ‘on’ over winter, but who wants to spend hours cleaning salt off a once gleaming classic?
6 July 2012
There are so many ‘sub-divisions’ within our hobby that it’s impossible to be an expert in all of them; indeed, to just have a ‘working’ knowledge of most of the major makes, movements and what-came-where takes many years to establish in one’s mind –...
30 May 2012
Sometimes a certain month seems to, for whatever reason, adopt a certain ‘theme’ and this month’s has been Sunbeam, a marque for which I have a long standing affection.
5 December 2011
We’re still receiving lots of letters and emails about the magazine’s layout, so thanks to all who have taken the time to write. It is interesting how we seem to have somewhat polarised opinion, though the undeniable fact is that we have managed to sell...
5 December 2011
There’s been a huge amount of correspondence in the last month, as you the readers have let me know what you think and feel about the current positioning of the magazine; and I must say, the vast majority has been incredibly positive and constructive and...
5 December 2011
In these times of change for the magazine, we’ve encouraged you, our readers, to let us know what you think of what we’ve done and the direction we’ve taken.
5 December 2011
Sometimes, things just don’t go right. That was certainly the case with our 2011 Banbury; it just became ‘one of them days’. Everything seemed to be in place and we were all looking forward to the day... then unfortunately certain things occurred which...
5 December 2011
Welcome to the first of our new and improved The Classic MotorCycle.
5 December 2011
From next month, we’re instigating a few changes to the magazine, which we hope will add to your enjoyment. It’s an exciting time and we hope to underline our position as the world’s leading classic magazine for fans and enthusiasts of the older machines...
5 December 2011
So with this issue we celebrate the 30th birthday of The Classic MotorCycle magazine. We hope you enjoy the edition (which we’ve tweaked slightly) – and take advantage of our competition to enjoy a summer’s ‘classic style’ motorcycling, courtesy of...

Current Issue: The Classic MotorCycle Issue 41-12 - Dec 2014

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• Triumph Speed Twins  
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• Ted Mellors’ reflections    
• Closer Look – 1952 Sidecar GP season   
• Jerry Thurston column   
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• Restoration Guide – JAP engines   
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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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