This week on Classic Bikers Club

By Web editor, 11 October 2012
Bespoke trophy awaits winner of CBC Bike Of The Year 2012
Bespoke trophy awaits winner of CBC Bike Of The Year 2012

New videos this week include extreme bike sport in Bavaria, a radical electric monocycle, which is compulsive viewing, and in the news bidding at the bike auctions reaches fever pitch. Also last calls for our online Bike Of The Year 2012 vote...

Allcomers have a blast at final sprint
road racers rubbed shoulders at the last VMCC sprint event of the year at Eelmoor Military Training Circuit, near Aldershot. The event, using the circuit’s 220 yard straight section, was on September 30...

Black Bess joins the auction
An exciting late addition has been made to the Bonhams auction at Stafford on October 21 in the shape of ‘Black Bess’ – the SS80 Brough Superior formerly the property of VMCC founder Titch Allen...

Bidding frenzy over classic motorcycle collection
Classic motorcycles including a BSA Bantam D1 and Ariel Red Hunter dramatically exceeded their sales estimates at an auction held near Lincoln...

Wounded heroes' 640 charity trek
A team of four amputee soldiers has completed a six day, 640 mile charity ride on the National Motorcycle Museum’s 1937 BSA G14 fitted with a Swallow Sports sidecar...

The way we were: November 1962
For 3/6d (less than 20p) motorcyclists could do worse than visit the Earls Court Motorcycle and Cycle Show...George Shorter's funeral cortege
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World's most dangerous sport (1955)
Filmed in Bavaria, Germany. Skiers are towed by cars and motorcycles travelling at great speed. Probably not considered the most dangerous sport by today's standards!
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Radical electric monocycle transport. Check it out!
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Honda CB750/4 - spotter's guide

The original Japanese superbike, Honda's CB750, shook the motorcycling market upside down when launched and ran for nine years almost unchanged. Here’s how to tell them apart...
LAST CALLS! CBC Bike Of The Year 2012
The six finest classic motorcycles have been chosen – each a winner in its own right from bike shows up and down the UK – and now it's up to YOU to decide on the overall champion. Vote online now! The winning machine will be revealed at the 19th Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show at Stafford in October. Voting closes Friday October 12!
Classic Camera: high-speed action as Californian George Everett, in western ‘hold-up’ garb, steals the lead from Indiana’s Roger Howk; both ride BSA twins in the 80 cu in (1300cc) National Championship race at Peoria, Illinois..
Straight from the plate: Crystal Palace road races, September 1927
London’s third and final road race meeting of the year was held at Crystal Palace on the penultimate weekend of September 1927. A crowd of 17,000 spectators came along to watch proceedings and were treated to a full programme of heats in the morning with 12 finals in the afternoon, the first of which was the 500cc Newmarket Cup Race...
Kawasaki GPZ600R
Kawasaki’s GPz600R was the first liquid-cooled 600cc four, a breed that has defined sports machines in the 21st century. But was it launched too early with flawed technology? asks John Nutting
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