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Triumph TR6 with a twist, dual purpose BSA B32, Ace Vincents, Brooklands Ton-Up Day, EMU BSA B66, Honda CB500/550 marque history plus all the usual regulars and archive stories. On sale now!
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The Manx Motor Cycle Club is saddened to announce that Dennis...
Former TT racer and Manx Grand Prix winner, Phil Armes, looked...
Flyin' Fred Merkel, world's most successful Yamaha...

Latest General Feature

There are plenty of replica levers on the market

Control issues

During the vintage days of motorcycling, designers endeavoured to make the rider’s role easier, with slick control design and cleaner handlebar. Recent generations of motorcycle design boffins have more than re-cluttered the handlebars with switchgear. Now that is progress...
Many fork issues can be rectified

Fork renovation

Can anything be done to repair leaking, pitted or bent forks? And...

Classic Dirtbike checks out the Pre-65 Scottish winner

Given the level of competition in the Pre-65 Scottish Two Day Tri...

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...

Latest Road Test

Norton Dominator Model 88, classic British motorcycle

Norton Dominator Model 88

In 1953, a Featherbed-framed Norton Dominator would have been an unusual sight on the UK roads, being hampered by a very high price tag. But that aside, the early Norton Dominator gives off an unmistakeable aura of competence and quality...
Bimota SB2 Italian performance motorcycle

Bimota SB2

Bimota’s SB2 was both the Italian factory’s and Massimo Tambu...
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’...

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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