AJS Model 8: making a prop stand

During lockdowns, Simon Huntington assembled an AMC 350 lightweight from an assortment of scrap metal. When you read the July22 issue of RealClassic magazine (RC219), you’ll be entertained by Simon’s bold rebuild of an AJS basketcase. He’d never even seen one of these machines before he bought his Model 8, in boxes. There were, erm, ‘significant challenges’ to be overcome.…

Beezumph Is Back!

The TR3OC’s fabulous weekend festival returns to Cadwell Park for summer 2022… Along with so many other excellent events, the triple-tastic track-based Beezumph rally fell by the wayside in 2020 and 2021 – but now it’s back at Cadwell Park in July. This year’s event, organised as ever by the Trident and Rocket 3 Owners’ Club, will showcase some of…

Winning RC Readers!

We’ve always offered RC subscribers a little bit extra, to say thanks for your continued companionship with our shared adventures with classics (and clunkers!). So as well as receiving the best-valve old bike magazine on the market, delivered direct to the door, regular readers also benefit from a monthly subscriber newsletters, access to the exclusive Facebook group, and occasional giveaways.…

Motorcycles in the Movies

The book ‘Taking it to the Limit: 20 Years Of Making Motorcycle Movies’ explores the untold stories from 40 films about motorcycle racing, including the award-winning Take It To The Limit. The author and filmmaker Peter Starr (above) reveals otherwise unpublished stories about some of the world’s greatest motorcycle stars, including Kenny Roberts and Barry Sheene – and the story…

50 Not Out

Half a century years ago (that’s 1972, for anyone who struggles with numbers that large!), Lynbrook Insurance was created – which makes the business something of a classic in its own right. So we’d like to say a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY from the whole RC Crew. 30 years ago, due to the personal interest of one of the partners –…