Protech provides shock for BBC's 'The Speedshop' Sidecar Project

Global distributors of competition and fast road shock absorbers, Protech, have supplied a bespoke engineered shock absorber for an episode of BBC’s ‘The Speedshop’. Approached by the presenter of the show, Titch Cormack, Protech was challenged to create a specialist shock for a sidecar that would be comfortable and safe for close friend Toby Gutteridge, former member of the UK…

PREVIEW: FEBRUARY ISSUE OF REALCLASSIC MAGAZINE

Here’s what’s coming up in the February issue: YAMAHA BULLDOG When Italy builds a Japanese bike, the results are going to be interesting. Alan Cathcart rediscovers canine charms… GILERA NUOVO SATURNO Back in the late 1980s, supermono sportsters were all the rage… especially in Japan. Stu Thomson finds a factory-crafted café racer, created in Italy specifically to cater for that market.…

Is the future electric?

As the electric bicycle/motorcycle concept increases in popularity, will it go the way of pioneer motorcycling… or autocycles? If you are an active pedal cyclist – especially if you ride in a group – you’ve doubtless noticed how many electric bicycles there are on the roads and tracks nowadays. You may even have one yourself. Electric bikes (also known as…