Take an ex-125 racer with a background in the bike trade, an old Triumph engine, a load of shiny new Metisse bits – and stir…
To most classic enthusiasts the hallowed name of BMW is associated with bikes having two cylinders sticking out sideways. Rod Ker puts a different point of view
Conservation is the buzz word in these hard-pressed times, arguably classic enthusiasts are kingpins in this area. Jim Reynolds meets up with such an owner
Motorcycles on Ice sounds like one of those Christmas Bank Holiday specials that are aired over the festive season. Tim Britton reviews his own version
Enthusiast Bob Chapman is reluctant to reveal what sacrifices he made in order to purchase this 1954 350 Clubman’s TT International Norton, but he was happy enough to tell Tim Oliver the story
Suzuki’s GT185 two-stroke twin typified Japanese lightweights of the early 70s: conventionally styled but with generous and sporty detailing. But, as John Nutting recalls from when he tested in 1973, the glitter concealed some peculiarities
After sampling the delights of Bracebridge’s sidevalve twin military prototype a few issues ago, Jim Reynolds rides the Meriden production machine
Museums are often criticised for having lots of static exhibits. Luckily the Beaulieu collection is more enlightened and actually allows historic machines to run. Jim Reynolds gets on with a legendary Norton...
Bling might be what the market requires now, but when this Enfield left the factory it was a different kettle of fish. Jim Reynolds tastes the solid dependability of the simple single
• Joan Westbrook interview
• Jerry Thurston column
• Archive photograph
• Which model? (Norton 500cc twins)
• BSA M20 super profile
• Moto Guzzi Bicilindrica – history and test
• Reader’s restoration – Triumph Tiger 100
• Straight from the plate – 1963 Thruxton 500 miler
• Ted Mellors’ reflections
• Bantam engine build
• Restoration guide - Triumph 3T
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