Bill Crosby

We’re sad to say farewell to one of RealClassic’s oldest friends, Bill Crosby, who died last weekend, a month before his 88th birthday. William Charles Crosby was one of the stalwarts of the British and then classic motorcycle scene. For 60 years, he ran Reg Allen Motorcycles in west London, as a Meriden Triumph agent in the early years and…

Books: Life on a Triumph Speed Twin

Long-time RC readers will be familiar with the adventures of Graham Ham, whose journeys aboard his 1948 Speed Twin were documented in his ‘Daisy’s Diary’ articles some years ago. But there was much more to Graham’s original and subsequent adventure than simply taking part in the Landmark Challenge on a sprung-hub old clunker, collecting Landmarks, WATOC points and not inconsiderable…