This week on Classic Bikers Club

By Web editor, 6 December 2012
AJS H9 Touring Model
AJS H9 Touring Model

Tests on the AJS H9 Touring Model and bespoke ISDT Enfield Bullet, two new image galleries, one featuring some oddball pics from our Facebook page, a new Triumph watercolour competition and part two of Pip Harris's profile...

News
Green light for historic Japanese bikes
Japanese motorcycles will be able to enter a range of British Historic Racing classes as non championship points scoring entrants for the first time next year...

News in brief
Lower drink-drive limits on the horizon (maybe), a useful contact for Derbyshire folk and next year's show dates for Borders Classic Bike Show are revealed...

Classic Bike Guide on saleRealClassic 104 available now!
A Norton desert sled, two BSA 500s, a Royal Enfield Bullet, BMW R60 and a Triumph Bonnie! Plus a woman in a nurse’s uniform! It’s all in the new issue of RealClassic...

Classics go for a wobble at Canada Heights
There was brilliant sunshine as more than 125 riders took part in the Sidcup and District Motorcycle Club’s Beginners and Wobblers Trial at Canada Heights in Kent...

Andy Tiernan calendar
Having acted on suggestions for improvements – at least those that were physically possible and legally acceptable – the 2013 Andy Tiernan calendar has an entirely new look...
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Ultimate Christmas gift guide
Selective seasonal gifts for the classic bike enthusiast

ISDT Royal Enfield BulletLatest articles
ISDT Royal Enfield Bullet
This bespoke Royal Enfield Bullet was built in 1966, when the model was obsolete, to tackle the International Six Days Trial...
 
The 4.98hp AJS Touring Model quickly earned a reputation for versatility. It offered a broad top-gear performance range and an impressive load-carrying ability, which appealed equally to commercial carriers and private enthusiasts. In this instance, patience seems to be the key to owning this flat-tanker...

Pip Harris profile part two
Pip Harris, with John Thorton in the chair of his flat-twin BMW at Cadwell Park
 
Abingdon King Dick Model 78
Abingdon King Dick, or the company's safer internet search name AKD, were early pioneers of the tricycle, motorcycle and took an active lead in the development of its own range of engines, which was unusually forward looking and gained the company a lot of respect...
 
AJS and Matchless twin - iconic engines
When AMC introduced its parallel twin engine to an eager public in 1948 at the Motorcycle Show, it proved that the firm was not frightened of bucking the trend in engine building...
 
Find your bits and next project here. Over 800 ads this week!
 
Latest image galleries
Facebook fravourites
Old Bike Mart Unearthed
 
Latest videos on CBC-TV
Michigan Madness, 1917
Some lovely old footage of a hillclimbing competition. Not much protective clothing there...
 

Don't EVER try this. Instead just marvel at the good fortune of the rider for surviving...
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Win a stunning watercolour painting by automotive and motorcycle artist John Lowerson...
 
Win an Evel Knievel print!
Do you like this photograph? We’ve got 10 copies of this Evel Knievel image to give away. There’s no competition, it’s the first 10 names drawn that take the booty...
 
Classic Isle of Man TT VIP package
August 23rd - 26th 2013 - The Classic TT celebrates the history and heritage of the TT and motorcycle racing, offering four action-packed days of motorcycling nostalgia. Including the world's most prestigious classic motorcycle races, the Classic TT will boast the best road racers on the planet riding the most exotic and iconic motorcycles...
 
Win a subscription to Classic Dirt Bike magazine
Here's your chance to get a year's subscription to the best read in the classic dirt biking world, brought to you by Mortons Media
 
HELD Arctic 2170 gloves
Just in time for Christmas! We have a pair of warm, waterproof HELD winter motorcycle gloves up for grabs...
* Online registration needed to enter these competitions.
 
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