Think of a special and you'll probably cite the Triton as the archetypal, but if you're going for a special, that's a bit more special still, then surely the ultimate engine to squeeze into that Featherbed must be the Vincent. Nigel Clark sampled a very special, special!
It's a Norton Commando, isn't it? Er, no, because owner Dave Green has gone out of his way to make the air-coooled rotary-engined Norton 'look' like a Commando. Classic Bike Guide's editor Nigel Clark tests the air- and water-cooled versions...
Footage from last year's Vintage Motor Cycle Club's ever-popular Festival of 1000 Bikes at Mallory Park. It is now recognised that the VMCC's annual event provides the best line-up of past masters and famous machines. See how many of the past riding stars and machines you can spot...
A fantastic new auction with Bonhams, a brilliant new classic motorcycle website and record crowds meant this year's 32nd Carole Nash Bristol classic MotorCycle Show was a massive hit
James Robinson, editor of The Classic MotorCycle highlights some of his favourite pre-auction exhibits at the Bonhams auction, part of the 32nd Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show held last weekend on the 18th and 19th February. The auction - and Show - were a massive success, as this footage shows...
A short video from setup day of the 32nd Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show. Most of the show is indoors, so don't let the forecast put you off the first major classic show of 2012. If you're attending, do visit the Classic Bikers Club stand. We'll be pleased to see you!
Another video from over the pond and it shows the definitive way to start a Royal Enfield 500 Bullet classic - well this one, anyway. Nothing wrong with the footage but we would point out that different techniques work better on some bikes, so don't be afraid to experiment with your particular machine...
International meeting of old motorbikes before 1930 on track of Cremona (Italy). Classics galore, lovely weather and the perfect environment for pottering around on your pride and joy. Gorgeous sounds, too. How many bikes can you recognise?
Welcome to the first ever Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic Show at Newark Showground. Join me as I take a look around the private entries in the relative calm before the gates were open to the public. When you see the bikes on show, you'll appreciate just how difficult a job the judges had to pick the award winners
Second part of the 500cc GP at Misano, made famous by Randy Mamola's miraculous 'save'. But Mamola's gymnastics eclipsed what was a great race with a couple of twists on the closing laps. Check it out!

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