Classics in Cuba

In what might be a cunning plan to seduce the younger generation to the dark side of motorcycling, one RC reader asked his offspring to keep an eye peeled for interesting old bikes on his travels in Cuba. And this is what Vincent Wood discovered… I haven’t had to do homework on holiday since I went on a school trip…

Swedes in Vegas!

Rarities under the hammer in gambling capital of Nevada The Crocker Big Tank, built in 1939 and just one of only 72 vee twin Crockers. Previously a resident of Indiana, will it return? It’s logical to think that any kind of museum will always be going to hold onto all of its exhibits ad infinitum, but that’s not always strictly…

Mi-Val Carb Upgrade

Earlier this year, we featured the restoration of a mid-1950s Italian two-stroke 125. Since then, Stu Thomson has been riding around on it and getting it fettled. Here’s what needed tweaking during the Mi-Val’s extended shake-down… When I rebuild a bike I ride it, and try to improve the way it rides. Petrol has changed quite a bit since these…