2021 Pioneer Run Revealed

Traditionally held at the start of the motorcycling season, the 2021 Pioneer Run is instead scheduled to take place in early autumn. That’s not the only change to this year’s arrangements which will see the London to Brighton riders arrive at an all-new destination… The first Pioneer Run for veteran machines built before 1915 took place back in 1930, and…

UPDATE: Ardingly AUTOJUMBLE CANCELLED

The South of England Winter Classic Bikejumble was scheduled to take place at Ardingly in West Sussex on Sunday 17 January. Unfortunately, new tier arrangements mean IT WILL NOT GO AHEAD as planned. The next classic bike event at Ardingly is instead scheduled for Sunday 28th March 2021. It’s not been easy for any event organisers to keep things ticking…

Ardingly Autojumble: two days in July

Now that restrictions are being carefully relaxed, how can we get back into the classic motorcycling swing of things? Julie Diplock of Elk Promotions has been working hard during the lockdown to plan the safe re-opening of her popular events in Kent and Sussex – and the action starts at Ardingly on 11th and 12th July… This couldn’t come at…

See Sammy’s Machines at Stafford

The Carole Nash Classic MotorCycle Show celebrates its 40th birthday this April, and Sammy Miller has attended every single year. You can depend on finding the most exotic and intriguing machines from the Miller Museum on display at the Stafford Show, and this year Sammy is bringing along two extra-special classic racers… The first of these is the astonishing supercharged,…

The New Year started at Newark…

The CBG Winter Classic might be dedicated to classic motorcycles but it also hosts ‘Scooter World’ for spectators to admire. Roy Workman enjoyed both aspects of this growing event… This very popular show is held at the Newark Showground just off the A1 in Lincolnshire. I rode in to display my machine on the club stand at 8.15 on Saturday…

Clubman’s Corner: diary dates!

If your 2020 calendar is looking a little empty, then here’s a selection of events being organised by enthusiast clubs that should appeal to the classic rider… There’s still time (if you’re quick) to enter the DRAGON RALLY which takes place on Sat/Sun 8/9 February somewhere in Wales. Organised by the Conwy MCC as a non-profit event, the rally costs…