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  • PREVIEW: AUGUST ISSUE OF REALCLASSIC MAGAZINE

    RealClassic revels in the nuts and bolts of running, riding and rebuilding real classic motorcycles. Expert and enthusiastic real-life riders from across the world share their passion for old bikes. Here’s what’s coming up in the August issue: Velocette Viper When half a ton of Triumph triple feels like three times as much motorcycle as you actually need, it’s time to lose a cylinder. Or maybe two. Peter Hatfield tells a singular tale of the joy of one… Triumph Tiger Cub Triumph’s Cub may be small, but it still has the familiar Tiger bite. Frank Westworth enjoys life on a

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Triumph celebrations at the National Motorcycle Museum

50 years ago in the September of 1972, one of the development engineers at Triumph’s Meriden factory accomplished something amazing. Norman Hyde wheeled his home-made Trident-engined outfit onto the runway at RAF Fairford – and went home with a world record. To celebrate the half-century anniversary of this event, the Triumph Owners’ MCC and Norman himself will meet on 24th…

New BSA Gold Star: available in August?

The new BSA Gold Star single was the star of the show at Brooklands this month, and more details about the brand-new heritage model are being announced almost every day. The dohc liqud-cooled is being built by Classic Legends, a subsidiary of the Mahindra Group. Earlier this month they appointed an exclusive UK distributor, an offshoot of Motorcycles Direct /…