Tiddlers Take Over!

The delights of riding lightweight old bikes are, it seems, sweeping the nation as a passion for pip-squeak machines gather momentum… Three years ago, the Glasgow section of the VMCC introduced a riding event exclusively for small and inexpensive classic motorcycles. Such is the success of the Pip Squeak Run that it returns on 14 April 2019. Last year, more…

Imola Autojumble

Looking for a different event to add to your classic biking calendar? Try this one for size: a huge autojumble in Italy, which takes place in September. Perfect riding weather, brilliant roads – here’s what else RC regular Stu Thomson discovered when he attended this year… I have an interest in all things Italian where motorcycles are concerned, so we…

Triumph Racing Champions

To kick off a special exhibition dedicated to their racing champions, the Triumph factory visitor experience put on an exclusive event hosted by Steve (Stavros) Parrish which featured collector / restorer Dick Shepherd and two-times TT winner and 675 pilot Gary Johnson among members of the company’s factory staff. Amazingly, we had a secret agent on the scene… ‘Aches and…

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’…