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!
Marvel at the spectacle of the race start, but this is a marathon, not a sprint, although some of the riders don't seem to be pacing themselves much! Plus the high number of entrants guarantees some high-thrill manoeuvres....
We've fast-forwarded to part four, where dusk is falling and the bikes are illuminating the track with their headlights. Some tears as mechanical failure and rider fatigue sets in, but the end's in sight. The Honda technicians look happy. Can't imagine why...

Current Issue: 41-08 - August 2014

• Royal Enfield Constellation   
• NUT V-twin    
• Norton Navigator   
• Reynolds Runabout   
• MV Modello Sport   
• Marque of distinction – Panthers   
• Restoration Guide – Sunbeam Model 9   
• Classic components – Binks track carbs   
• Technical feature – Two-stroke cooling   
Search for back issues and past features
Subscribe to The Classic Motorcycle

 

41-08 - August 2014

Where legends come to life

Find a Stockist

Use our handy tool to find your nearest stockist!

Find your nearest Stockist

Subscribe to The Classic MotorCycle

With roots that stretch back to 1903 and a motorcycling archive without equal, The Classic MotorCycle has more to offer the true vintage motorcycle enthusiast than any other publication.

The Classic MotorCycle is published monthly, and available throughout the world in major outlets or by subscription. It is also available via Zinio digital magazines for PC, Mac or iPad / Android tablets.

• Subscribe today - www.classicmagazines.co.uk