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The odds will be stacked in favour of the bargain hunters next month as thousands head toward the New Forest to rummage through the deals at one of the UK’s biggest bike autojumbles...
Honda's fabulous CB400 four remembered and ridden, Hinckley...
Bemsee (otherwise, the British Motorcycle Racing Club) made its...
Pre-65 Scottish Triumph tested, win a Honda CRF450, Bill Brown...
They say you can’t turn back the clock but the Bainbridge &...

Latest General Feature

Classic Dirtbike checks out the Pre-65 Scottish winner

Given the level of competition in the Pre-65 Scottish Two Day Trial it stands to reason that the winning bike must be something really special. It has to be because if it wasn’t how could it cope with the tough sections that make up pre-65 events these days? Or at least that’s the way the assumption goes...

An engineer’s Goldie tribute

What does it take to stop you in your tracks at a motorcycle show...
Ducati 350 Desmo single

Italian favourites part two

John Nutting's concluding look at Seventies Italian classics, sta...
Honda RC181 motorcycle race replica

Honda RC181 replica

There are almost as many Honda RC181 four race replicas around th...
Yamaha TZR250

Yamaha TZR250

Even in the second millenium a 250 ‘stroker is a potent missile...

Latest Road Test

Bimota SB2 Italian performance motorcycle

Bimota SB2

Bimota’s SB2 was both the Italian factory’s and Massimo Tamburini’s first production road bike design and offered the motorcycle-buying public a glimpse of the innovation they could expect from future projects. John Nutting tested it on the Isle of Man in 1978...
Tri-umph engine and Nor-ton frame equals Triton

Triton test

When standard just won’t do, in comes the special builder with ...
1931 AJS Model S3 classic motorcycle

AJS Model S3

The AJS S3 was a bright and bold new design from AJ Stevens of Wo...
Triumph TT Bonneville (T120R)

Triumph TT Special

If Tonka made motorcycles, then one can’t help thinking they’...
Triumph Trident T160

Triumph Trident T160

Triumph’s three cylinder Trident provided the signature sound f...

Latest Buying Guide

Suzuki XN85 Turbo

If you really fancy something a little different, something with a little extra bolted on, then try Suzuki's XN85 Turbo, arguably the best looking bike of the genre...
1939 Excelsior Manxman J14 classic motorcycle

Excelsior Manxman J14

The Excelsior Manxman is, without question, one of the most visua...
1947 AJS Model 18

AJS Model 18

This 1947 AJS Model 18 has been owned long-term and, though origi...

Yamaha YCS1

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

Velocette LE 1948 - 1971

Velocette's LE had a long production life, which indicated succes...
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