Opinion: riding classic bikes

We’re all looking forward to getting back in the saddle as the weather warms up and restrictions are lifted. Here’s a timely reminder from Reg Eyre about current road and traffic conditions – some drivers have become used to the roads being empty, while others won’t have had much practice recently… While living under isolation rules, I undertook ‘essential travel’…

Trade Tales: Paul Goff

We all know what it’s like to browse the trade stalls at classic bike shows. But what’s life like on the other side of the trestle table? Paul Goff shares a working weekend in the life of an autojumbler… Two jumbles this weekend. The first was at Ross on Wye, so I got up early (5am) as I’m working alone,…

Racing Days at Mocheck, Part 1

Back in the 1970s, Mocheck of Clapham fielded an array of racers. John Ryan shares a selection of his photographic memories of the time, from the track and back at the shop… The original Mocheck workshop in Kings Avenue, Brixton, with the staff bikes parked outside Race mechanic John Ryan at work in the Mocheck workshop in Brixton The Faith,…

Opinion: AMC Anorak 20

If you want to ride your classic bike roughshod, then you simply can’t beat the real thing! Frank Westworth’s been playing in the dirt… Before I say anything else, may I share with you my complete amazement when the AJS & Matchless OC, a very fine club (official) presented me with an award last year! I want to thank everyone…