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…

NMM Live Open Day

What could be better than a grand day out, surrounded by British classic bikes and motorcycling personalities? Well, how about a grand day out for FREE? That’s what you get at the National Motorcycle Museum’s LIVE event. Come on a bike and you don’t even pay to park – and you could even collect a RealClassic concours award as a…