Classic Bikes For Sale

This month’s Small Ad selection is a bumper British bike bonanza, and features half a dozen classic British motorcycles advertised for sale in the RealClassic classifieds. Prices range from under two grand to £7000, so there’s something to suit most classic bike budgets. All of these machines are ready to ride – seize the day and you could clock up…

Beezumph 2018: Classics On Track

The word ‘unique’ is probably the most over-used, and misused adjective in the English language but it is a wholly and completely accurate way to describe the Beezumph Rally. There is no other event where what can be kindly described as ‘authentically well-used’ road machines sit right alongside £40,000 classic race bikes in complete harmony. Where else in the world…

Classic Continental Motorcycles

Richard Jones concludes his brief exploration of French motorcycles at this year’s VMCC Banbury Run® with some other machines from La Belle France that were on parade. All were, of course, manufactured before Banbury’s 1931 cut-off date, and they include classic bikes built by Peugeot, Terot, and Monet & Goyon… You may have been under the impression from my previous…

New Map 250

In his earlier report from the VMCC Banbury Run®, Richard Jones remarked upon how many vintage French motorcycles took to the roads this year. This time he reports upon a bright blue beauty which is definitely French, although its name has a distinctly English ring to it… You may wonder where the Gallic phrase sacré bleu came from. Apparently it…

Prester Autocycle

Did we detect a distinctive Gallic air at the VMCC Banbury Run® this year? Not that the riders were being sent on their way with croissants and a glass of vin rouge, but rather there seemed to be more marques from la belle France than usual. Maybe, muses Richard Jones, machines from across La Manche are more affordable? Here’s one…