By Web editor, 31 July 2014. Taken from The Classic MotorCycle
Free test rides and incredible stunt displays will feature when Yamaha’s Dark Side MT Tour arrives at the National Motorcycle Museum on the weekend of August 2-3. Test ride opportunities will be available on models across the MT range, including the MT-09 as well as a host of other free activities...
By James Robinson, 31 July 2014. Taken from The Classic MotorCycle
Two-times European 250cc motocross champion (in 1960 and 61, the final two years before world status was gained) Dave Bickers reckoned not contesting the first year of the world title was his "biggest mistake"...
By Web editor, 30 July 2014. Taken from Classic Bike Guide
Vincent Black Shadow, Ace Cafe Tritons, Moto Legende, Capriolo Boxer, wheels and waves and all the usual archive material, user guides and guest columnists. On sale now!
By James Robinson, 29 July 2014. Taken from The Classic MotorCycle
A charity motorcycle event will be taking place on October 4, 2014, in support of the National Memorial Arboretum...
By Jack Harrison, 24 July 2014. Taken from The Classic MotorCycle
Free test rides, incredible stunt displays, the latest machines and competitive racing are among the attractions visitors can enjoy at Scotland’s biggest and best motorcycle show in just a few weeks’ time...
By Web editor, 23 July 2014. Taken from Classic Motorcycle Mechanics
Watsonian sidecars has developed a new subframe that enables the British manufacturer to fit a larger choice of sidecars to a wider range of motorcycles...
By Web editor, 20 July 2014. Taken from Classic Racer
Bike insurance specialists Bennetts is backing the return of the iconic British Brough Superior brand by sponsoring the reborn marque’s one-off entry into the British Grand Prix at Silverstone next month...
By Web editor, 19 July 2014. Taken from The Classic MotorCycle
The Vintage Motor Cycle Club has announced that next year's Festival of 1000 Bikes will be returning to Mallory Park on the weekend of July 11-12, 2015...
By Web editor, 18 July 2014. Taken from The Classic MotorCycle
The National Motorcycle Museum marks its 30th anniversary in 2014 with the launch of an innovative membership scheme and the chance to win a Matchless G80 in a free draw...
By Web editor, 17 July 2014. Taken from Classic Racer
New Classic TT Trophies, named after four of the greatest names in TT history, have been created for this year's Isle of Man Classic TT Races in August...

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