October 2023


The October edition of The Classic MotorCycle magazine offers a lavishly illustrated celebration of legendary machines, riders and races, and news, reviews and rare period images from the golden age of motorcycling.

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Drawing on an archive stretching back to 1903, The Classic MotorCycle magazine provides an unparalleled insight into more than a century of motorcycle design, development, riding, racing and much more.

This month:

Restoration process

Story of the rebuild of an historic Velocette KTT, which raced in the 1939 TT, as well as postwar. The rebuild started in lockdown and has resulted in a stunning motorcycle.

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Going for gold

Immaculate Triumph Thunderbird, restored to original specification, apart from the adoption of a slightly more modern, and significantly bolder, colour scheme.

Plucky little chicken

The BSA D7 Bantam, which, despite its diminutive size, has the feel of a ‘proper’ motorcycle, albeit perhaps a touch smaller. 

From the flames

The Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum, in Austria, was destroyed in a devastating fire. But, undeterred, the owners have rebuilt it, bigger and better than before.  

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