The Classic MotorCycle

The Classic MotorCycle brings together news, reviews and archive images from the golden age of motorcycling. Legendary machines, riders and races are celebrated through lavish illustrations and detailed reports which combine historical accuracy with an eye for nostalgia.

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May 2019

Archive photograph 6

News 8

Talmag Trophy Trial 12

Letters 16

Subscribe and save 20

Triumph Bonneville 22

Bristol show 30

Mi-Val 200TV 32

Tom Arter story – part one 38

BSA A65 on tour 44

Velocette LE 50

Early tricycles 56

ISDT collection 60

Closer look – 1959 SSDT 66

Colin Washbourne interview 72

Triumph unit rebuild 76

Roy Poynting column 80

Jerry Thurston column 82

Sketchbook travels 84

You were asking 86

Restoration guide – Velocette GTP 90

Technical feature – two-stroke tuning part two 92

Diary 110

Next month 114