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A nostalgic look back at key motorcycling moments over the decades for the month of January, starting with a sub zero rideout from Bristol to Land's End for 24 riders from the Bristol Motorcycle Club...
During a few days in the Florida sun in October, which just...
Robin Bark has spent much of his life drawing, painting or...
Kinekt Design, based in Northern New Jersey, USA, has launched...
Classic Motorcycle Mechanics' Niall Mackenzie hosted a...

Latest General Feature

Moto Guzzi S3 classic Italian motorcycle

Italian favourites part one

In the seventies the Japanese motorcycle industry was beginning to dominate the bike market, with its high tech performance designs. The Italian response was typically heart- rather than head-led. John Nutting picks 10 of his seventies Italian favourites...
Suzuki GT750M

Top bikes of the Seventies: 4

John Nutting's top 40 bikes from the Seventies, distilled from ov...
Kawasaki 750H2

Top 20 two strokes, part two

We continue our second instalment of the top 20 Japanese two stro...
1929 side sprung Druids from a Norton 16H

Girder forks

Feared by some, girder front forks were a light, reasonably stron...

Looking back: 1977

It was a time of punk rock, Barry Sheene, Star Wars, page three s...

Latest Road Test

BSA Rocket Three classic British triple motorcycle

BSA Rocket Three

BSA's Rocket Three wasn't appreciated in the all-important American market, with its boxy, jarring look, and it was a poor seller. A pity because the bike had many hidden talents under its skin. Tim Britton reacquaints himself with a stunning example in snow-flurried Norfolk...
Benelli 650 Tornado

Benelli 650

Benelli’s 650 twin was a radical take on the British parallel t...
Matchless 250 G2CSR

Matchless 250 G2CSR

Jim Reynolds learns that a relaxed attitude to all motorcycles ca...
BSA Spitfire Scrambler

BSA Spitfire

Whether the Americans truly desired the specification of machiner...
Panther-Norton special

Panther-Norton

When Featherbed based specials are mentioned, several variations ...

Latest Buying Guide

1932 Ariel VH32 Red Hunter classic British motorcycle

Ariel VH32 Red Hunter

This four-valve sporting Ariel single was only catalogued for the single season, though its name lived on...
BSA's classic CB34 classic motorcycle

BSA CB34

BSA's Clubman Gold Star is one of the most iconic and revered Bri...

Yamaha YCS1

Easy on the wallet but punching well above its weight, that’ll ...

Sidevalve 500cc Norton singles: which to choose?

Though many enthusiasts most readily associate Norton with overhe...

Suzuki XN85 Turbo

If you really fancy something a little different, something with ...
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