In the late nineteen hundreds and early nineteen twenties Frantisek Marik was the chief importer of American-made motorcycles into the Czech Republic. He was also a keen amateur film maker. The following is a film he made in 1920 while on holiday in Daytona, Florida...
Incredible stunts by Chris Pfeiffer and others, including unbelievable world record jumps by Australian Robbie 'Maddo' Maddison, slow motion TT racing bike action and freestyle motocross jumps. Be amazed, and don't try this at home...
The picturesque Alvie Estate, near Aviemore in the highlands of Scotland, played host to the Highland Classic Two Day Trial in early June. Organised by the Inverness MCC, 'The Alvie' is fast becoming a 'must do' event in the trials calendar and one that is much to the taste of traditional trials competitors...
Cholmondeley Pageant of Power is a celebration of motor powered delights for the child in us all, and for this year's event Classic Dirt Bike went along to the Cheshire estate to sample scrambling in the twice daily demonstrations...
The Vintage Motor Cycle Club's Banbury Run is the world's largest pre-1931 motorcycle event and attracts entrants from around the world for the 600 restricted places...
This is race one from the beautifully sunny Scottish Twinshock meeting held at Carden Farm Powmill on the 27th of May 2012. This featured race is the combined Pre 77 - Fourstrokes and Pre 1989 125's and makes for entertaining viewing...
Ouch! Motocross competitors have to be pretty durable... A short video of a sidecar shunt filmed at the Canada Heights motocross track in 2002. Competitors were shaken but unharmed...
Oops! A rider at the World Twinshock International event in Warmingham in 2007 could not wait until the gate dropped and performed a wheelie and got his rear wheel stuck fast...
As the sun beats down on spectators, riders get all hot and bothered hauling classic trials bikes through the tricky rock sections of Lower Caillich during the 2012 Pre Scottish Two day Trial...
Three-bike cafe racer group test. Classic Bike Guide editor Nigel Clark talks us through the history and appeal of the three contenders, a 1957 BSA Gold Star, 1958 Velocette Venom Clubman Mk.1 and a Honda GB500TT, which is also CBC's competition prize. Which is best?

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