A future classic?

6 December 2011
I was heartened to see a picture of an MZ TS250 in September’s magazine. This has taken me back to the early 1980s when I joined my schoolmates in getting a moped to get to work. In those days, what you rode was very much dictated by fashion and labels with a new pair of black Puma trainers considered as important as the FS-1E or Honda CG125 in being part of the image. Read more
The new look TCM

The new-look TCM - What did you think?

6 December 2011
A selection of views from you the readers on your new-look TCM magazine... Read more

Braking point

6 December 2011
May I comment on the use of the term ‘disc brake’ when referring to the Research Association (RA) brakes used by Douglas in the 1920s. Most readers will be familiar with the belt rim type of brake, which existed in two forms – those in which the block was pushed inwards from the outside and those in which the block was pushed outwards from the inside. Read more
The MZ. An affordable and enjoyable way into classic ownership? Alasdair Marshal

Marmite lover

6 December 2011
Thought you might be interested in my own ‘jar of marmite’ very close to its spiritual home. The signpost is on the way to Spadeadam east of Carlisle north of the A69. Read more

Pluses and minuses

6 December 2011
Regarding the recent discussion about the new magazine format – I think the inside is fine and has become more vibrant. Although those vertical left margin title panels seem questionable, hard to read and take up valuable editorial space. Read more

Good issue – keep it up!

6 December 2011
I was really excited about the November 2011 issue, as it covered my interests and other very interesting topics as well. Read more

Not breaking down

6 December 2011
In 1960 I was stationed at RAF Waterbeach near Cambridge on my National Service – my transport being a 1949 Matchless G3L. Read more
1953 Triumph

Just right for me

29 November 2011
I can’t recall ever writing to a magazine, but I just wanted to say thanks and offer my enthusiasm for the new direction TCM has taken. Not that I had any issues with the previous direction, but where you are taking the magazine just puts a fine point on my particular area of interest. Read more

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

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• Matchless G50CSR (cover story)
• Baz and Jenny Staple interview
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