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  • PREVIEW: November issue of RealClassic magazine

    The brand new November edition of RealClassic magazine is packed full of classic machines, tales from the shed, in-depth interviews and striking photography. Here’s what’s coming up in the November issue: Royal Enfield Continental GT  Royal Enfield styled several of their 250 sports singles to resemble the fashionable Latin lightweights of the time. Dave Barkshire discovers that a 1965 GT embodies Continental cornering, too… Gilera CX125  Ambition is a wonderful thing. Gilera wanted to build a range of radical new machinery, but managed only a single model for a single year. Alan Cathcart rode it… Ariel Colt As the skies grow

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Gilera Nuovo Saturno 350, Part 3

Stu Thomson’s rebuild of this unusual single-cylinder Italian sportbike continues. This time he addresses some electrical issues and moves on to the wheels, suspension and preparation for paint… Electrical items on the Saturno are fairly standard for the period, 3-phse alternator, 180W, regulator-rectifier and CDI electronic ignition triggered from the alternator rotor. There’s also a separate rev-limiter box which has…

Winter Classic Motorcycle Show Cancelled

The popular Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic motorcycle show, due to be held at Newark Showground on January 8/9 2022, has been cancelled. The current surge in Omicron cases across the UK and Europe, and the Government’s predicted “tidal wave of infections” in January, have been the deciding factor for the organisers, Mortons Media Group Ltd. with the safety of…

A piece of movie history on your wrist: REC Watches' first motorcycle-inspired collection

The TTT Great Escape is a limited edition, recycled from the most famous Triumph motorcycle in the world – The 1962 Triumph TR6 Trophy used in The Great Escape in 1963.  The Great Escape’s motorcycle chase and leap over the wire fence in the 1963 World War II film has been voted as the greatest motorbike scene in movie history. …

2022 Classic Calendars

Tis the season to be jolly – jolly quick about grabbing an appropriate diary for next year so you can organise your riding life. Fortunately, there’s a range of old bike-oriented almanacs available, so you can choose a year-planner to suit your specific tastes in classic clunkers… Every year, proceeds from Andy Tiernan’s classic calendar go to the East Anglian…