A beautiful blue sky at Lanark has obviously contributed to the number of Show visitors, because now the gates have opened, the crowds are streaming in. This really is a Show for every type of motorcycle enthusiast, modern and classic, as it offers a huge variety of displays through the day...
Not even the Sunday weather could dampen the enthusiasm of visitors at last weekend’s 32nd Carole Nash International Classic MotorCycle Show at the Stafford showground, as Show records again tumbled...
Small selection of Post-war british bike magazine advertisements.
Dating from 1952 with the 'most popular BSA ad' the British manufacturers were selling laddish and girl-likes-boy-with-bike messages, which didn't change much until the extinction of the British motorcycle industry.
Some lovely quirky ads here, from the 'exceedingly smooth and flexible' JAP Dual Car, Ferodo's 'halting hand', the 1907 ad for Brooks Saddles with 'uniformly front-rank quality' whatever that means, and the Zenith Bicar, which is the 'hit of the 1907 season'. Was it?
• Kop Hill Climb
• Angle-Dutch Rally
• Velocette MAC Super Profile
• Isle of Wight Scurry
• Veloce 3½hp
• Glass plate – 1954 Belgian Sidecar GP
• Vincent Black Shadow
• Reader’s restoration – Velocette Thruxton
• Francis-Barnett Falcon
• Technical feature – Girder forks
• Classic camera
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