The Classic MotorCycle

The Classic MotorCycle brings together news, reviews and archive images from the golden age of motorcycling. Legendary machines, riders and races are celebrated through lavish illustrations and detailed reports which combine historical accuracy with an eye for nostalgia.

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May 2017

Current issue: May 2017 – Next issue: June 2017 – On sale: May 5, 2017

Archive photograph 6

News 8

Letters 14

BSA A65 Firebird Scrambler 18

Subscribe and save 24

Pioneer Run 26

Ariel KHA 32

Second World War dispatch riders 40

Gnome et Rhone 46

Keith Hickman profile 52

Wanderer V-twin 60

Closer look – Scottish Six Days
and Hugh Viney 66

Andrew Spicer interview 72

Men who mattered – Howard R Davies 74

Roy Poynting column 76

Jerry Thurston column 78

Steve Parrish Panther project part four 80

Sketchbook travels. 84

You were asking 86

Restoration guide – Velocette KSS 90

Technical feature – pioneer engines 92

Classic components 98

Diary 110

Next month 112

Classic camera 114