TRIUMPH SPEED TWIN

Buying Classic Bikes With big-ticket vintage and classic motorcycles selling for mega-money, some folk have been asking if classic bikes aren’t just getting ridiculously expensive. We snooped around the marketplace and found some cracking classics alive and kicking for under £3k… Yes, some Vincents sell for north of £100,000. Yes, a Zed One really did fetch $75,000 recently. Yes, some…

Lightweight Entry into the VMCC

Vintage Motorcycle Club eligibility now includes all bikes made before 1990. The Scottish Tiddler Tootle and The Blue Haze Run are events tailor made for bikes of 25 years or older and 250cc or smaller, as Alastair Alexander explains… Two myths about the VMCC are that you need a really old bike to be eligible for the Club’s events and…

Classic Racing: South African TT Revival

A Scot wins hands-down in South Africa’s classic TT tribute series. Mind you, his 1981 Motul Suzuki XR69 did have something of a horsepower advantage. Ian Groat and Dave Abrahams explain… The South African TT Revival races take place over two consecutive weekends in February, pitting pre-1984 machines against in other in light-hearted competition. At the first round at Zwartkops…

TP’s Newsround, December 2008

The end of the year draws nigh but there’s still time for one last ride out or a spot of online shopping, plus information about classic bike insurance, Amal carbs and a couple of vintage and classic events for 2009… Chapeltown Classic Christmas If you’re near Yorkshire and fancy a brisk ride out this coming Saturday, then you’d be very…

RealClassic Subscriber Offer

The VJMC’s Club Show is good to go – and RealClassic magazine subscribers can claim free tickets to the event! Steve Cooper from the VJMC tells us all about it… The VJMC’s May Bank Holiday Sunday Classic Bike Clubs’ Show at Stanford Hall near Lutterworth is ready to roll. From 10am on Sunday the 25th of May 2008 the venue…