May 12 and September 15 are the dates for your diary to browse for bits and bobs – or maybe bolts and belts –for your unfinished automotive project.


    You might be concerned about what will be different if the UK should leave the EU on 29 March.

  • World’s biggest Classic MotorCycle Show to celebrate 100 years of TT Racing!

    Stafford International Classic MotorCycle Show returns in April with a special TT-themed spectacular.

  • High calibre trials

    A museum-worthy collection of ex-trials machines is to be auctioned by Bonhams at the April Stafford sale. Here’s the story behind this knobbly-tyred assembly and

  • Three wheels on my wagon…

    The tricycle was the first lightweight motorised vehicle developed for daily use.A new book covers its fascinating first seven years. Words and photographs: Michael Edwards

  • The ugly duckling

    Velocette’s LE was never going to win any beauty contests. But once sorted, this unique, high specification lightweight had much to offer. Words: STEVE WILSON

  • The show does go on

    Despite the weather causing a postponement, the Bristol Classic Motorcycle show took place after all, three weeks later than planned. Photographs: Dave Manning Originally scheduled

  • Young guns rising

    First time winners and debutants make their mark at the annual – and this year well supported – Talmag Trophy Trial. Words and photographs: Andy

  • Bespoke insurance from the classic specialists

    When you buy a classic motorcycle – whether it’s a Tangerine Dream ‘59 Bonneville or a seen-better-days, faded red finished ex-GPO Bantam choosing the right

  • Inspired by the Saints

    I do not usually get to see The Classic MotorCycle, but a member of my congregation has donated me a copy of your April edition.

  • The sublime Dordogne

    An A65, BSA’s unit construction 650cc twin, proves an ideal choice for touring in the beautiful south-west of France. Well, it does after a few

  • A Kentish legacy

    The first instalment of a two-part story detailing the life and times of Tom Arter – racer, enthusiast, sponsor and supporter. Words: ALAN TURNERPhotographs: ALAN

  • Marvellous Mi-Val

    Ever heard of a Mi-Val? Not many have, but this rare example of the 200TV proves that many are missing out. Words: PHIL TURNER Photographs:

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