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  • What's inside the August issue of RealClassic?

    Our brand new August edition of RealClassic magazine is packed full of classic machines, tales from the shed, in-depth interviews and striking photography. In our latest issue, we take a closer look at the Norton Commando! Plus, check out BSA’s Golden Flame – a perfectly fine solo motorcycle. Also in the August edition: Norton Commando 750 Production of Commandos ended in 1977, correct? Wrong. Norvil have built many more since. Frank Westworth rides one of them… Triumph Speed Twin Flick through Triumph’s current modern classics catalogue and the first motorcycle they boast about is the class-leading Speed Twin. Peter Hatfield tries

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BSA Bantam

Back in the 1960s, Doug Barton owned a couple of BSA’s sprightly lightweights, and vividly recalls his experiences with the trusty two-stroke… At the time, I was the proud owner of a Harley Duoglide. There were not many Harleys around then, when Fred Warr was the only UK dealer. I needed a small bike for commuting from my home in…

Stafford Classic Bike Show cancelled due to Covid-19

Due to the worsening situation and rising infection rate of Covid-19, Mortons Media Group has reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics show, planned for October 10-11 at Stafford County Showground. This long-established event has always been a firm favourite with motorcycle enthusiasts from all over Europe, and with the increase of cases worldwide, Mortons feels…

DMW & Mr Dawson

Founded in 1940 by Leslie ‘Smokey’ Dawson, DMW was a pioneering British bike builder based in the Black Country – the founder of Dawson Motors Wolverhampton. In three decades, the DMW company manufactured some 15,000 motorcycles including many still used for trials and competition. Smokey started out racing motorcycles in the 1930s and then began fitting swinging arm rear suspension…

National Motorcycle Museum offering chance to win Triumph T140J Silver Jubilee Bonneville

The National Motorcycle Museum is giving motorcycle enthusiasts the chance to win a brand new/old stock Triumph T140J Silver Jubilee Bonneville in the musuem’s summer raffle. James Hewing, Museum Director, said: “We have another amazing new/old stock first prize for our summer raffle with a brand new/old stock Triumph T140J Silver Jubilee Bonneville, which has never been run or registered and is showing…