This January issue of RealClassic is packed full of classic machines, tales from the shed, in-depth interviews and striking photography.
To mark the anniversary of the passing of Patrick Godet, Alan Cathcart takes one of Godet’s bikes, the Egli-Vincent for a rapid ride.
We look at the history of Burt Munro’s racing career as Len Page reflects on how truly challenging the New Zealand circuit was when British bikes diced on dirt-track surfaces.
Also there are discussions on the electric-start Triumph Trident T160 and whether it should have been the British industry’s superbike for the seventies.
As for restoration, we take a look at how restoring a bike can prove more complicated that first expected with a matchless 500.