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Garelli Tiger Cross

With a motorcycle now out of reach until 17 years of age the disaffected yoof wanted, needed and demanded the sexiest moped they could have and here it was, the Garelli Tiger Cross. The best sports moped ever? Many claimed it was...
Moto Morini 500 classic Italian motorcycle

Moto Morini V-twins

Ignore the Moto Morini V-twins at you peril. Great, surefooted h...
Moto Guzzi Airone Sport

Moto Guzzi Airone Sport

Mick Walker is to blame, apparently. Before browsing through one...
MZ was a popular commuter for cash strapped


In the cash-strapped times of the late 70s recession the East Ge...
1938 Magnat-Debon Poum

Magnat-Debon Poum

Ace restorer John Guy is well known on the show circuit, for his...

Latest General Feature

Ducati 350 Desmo single

Italian favourites part two

John Nutting's concluding look at Seventies Italian classics, starting with the Ducati 350 Desmo and closing with a Moto Guzzi Le Mans Mkl...
Ducati 900SS heads Ducati 250 Desmo single

Ducati Desmo dynasty

Ducati's Desmo singles and twins hold a special place in the hea...
Moto Guzzi S3 classic Italian motorcycle

Italian favourites part one

In the seventies the Japanese motorcycle industry was beginning ...
Start of the Formula 2 race at the 1984 TT and Ducati TT2

Ducati TT2 part one

In a cross between a fairy story and a romantic novel Malc Wheel...
Moto Guzzi Museum

Moto Guzzi Museum

The Moto Guzzi Museum, at the firm’s factory in Mandello del L...

Latest Archive Feature

BMW’s lightweight off-roader

BMW customised classics are all the rage. Go on the Net and you’ll find any amount of cafe racers, street trackers, Brat-style bobbers, and even scramblers but no, this is not another BMW custom classic project – with the photo given some retro monochrome treatment...
1948 Dutch motorcycle TT

Dutch TT 1948

The photograph shows the start of the 350cc race, which began th...
1960 Moto Guzzi Lodola Italian classic

Moto Guzzi Lodola

Moto Guzzi's Lodola, made from 1956 to 1966 initial­ly as an ov...
BMW 60 years motorcycle production celebration article

BMW: sixty years of flat twins

One of BMW's first satisfied customers was none other than Man­...
MM classic Italian motorcycle

Italian Vincent

'Vincent of Italy' is what MM claimed for their motorcycles. Tim...

Latest Reference

MZ 124cc motorcycle engine in exploded diagram form

Racing engines: MZ

The whys and wherefores behind the phenomenally powerful rotary-valved 124cc 200bhp/litre MZ two stroke explained by Vic Willoughby

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...
Jawa 90 Roadster

Jawa 90 Roadster

Teenagers understand just one style of motorcycle riding – thr...
Benelli 650 Tornado

Benelli 650

Benelli’s 650 twin was a radical take on the British parallel ...
MV Agusta 790cc ‘America’

MV Agustas

MV Agusta’s exotic sports bikes of the Seventies offered a gli...
NSU Quick 50

NSU Quick 50

Quick and Quickly puns apart, the NSU Quick 50, based on a prove...