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    British bikes and Continental classics share the stage in RC174, which features a trad Brit twin, all manner of idiosyncratic Italians, an unusual BMW airhead, several superb sporting singles and a smoky old two-stroke tiddler. If you already know you want to read this issue, then here’s where to order it in paper or digital formats. Or if you’d like more details, here’s the low-down on our in-depth, expert and enthusiast articles: AJS SPORTS SCEPTRE We normally associate the words ‘worthy’ and ‘workaday’ with AMC’s heavyweight 350 singles, but this Model 16 is rather more rapid then most BENELLI QUATTRO

Triumph Racing Champions

To kick off a special exhibition dedicated to their racing champions, the Triumph factory visitor experience put on an exclusive event hosted by Steve (Stavros) Parrish which featured collector / restorer Dick Shepherd and two-times TT winner and 675 pilot Gary Johnson among members of the company’s factory staff. Amazingly, we had a secret agent on the scene… ‘Aches and…

The Jampot Rally

For many marque club members, the annual national rally is the highpoint of the club’s social calendar. It’s the ideal opportunity to meet like-minded folk, admire their motorcycles and ride classic bikes in good company. But events like this require considerable inspiration and dedication to organise – as you’ll discover, with this behind-the-scenes review of the AJS and Matchless Owners’…

Sand & Motorcycles 2018

It may be an odd name for a classic bike get-together, but that didn’t stop more than 800 machines rolling along to Pages Park in September to enjoy the ninth annual Leighton Buzzard Railway motorcycle show… The event’s title comes from the association between local aggregate industry, Garside Sands, and three ancient motorcycles which were used by the repair crews…

A Rider’s Life

‘I just take what life throws at me. And throw it back!’ So says Heather, who doesn’t own a car but instead clocks up thousands of miles every year on old bikes. Her first motorcycle was a humble BSA C11, but these days she more often seen aboard her touring Brough Superior SS80 or the mighty meaty Matchless… I met…

Stafford Show preview

One of the world’s biggest classic bike bonanzas takes place this weekend – and there’s so much going on at the 25th Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show that you’ll need a map to navigate your way to all the best bits. As it happens, we’ve a handy-dandy diagram right here, and some suggestions for what to see at Stafford……

October Issue Out Now

British bikes and Continental classics share the stage in RC174, which features a trad Brit twin, all manner of idiosyncratic Italians, an unusual BMW airhead, several superb sporting singles and a smoky old two-stroke tiddler. If you already know you want to read this issue, then here’s where to order it in paper or digital formats. Or if you’d like…