BSA B25 Starfire

Our roadtest on a BSA 250 unit single prompted Nigel Orchard to share his Starfire experiences, and he pulls few punches about the reality of riding an old bike on modern roads. Darrell Parsons and Bill Nelson chip in with some more hands-on expert advice about these characterful lightweights… I enjoyed the article on the BSA Starfire in RealClassic magazine…

RealClassic Reading

‘And The Wheels Went Round’ by John Chisnall and Anthony Davis was published last year. Roy Workman is a sidecar rider so the two racing outfits on the front cover prompted him to buy it… John, the passenger, was the main contributor to the stories with Tony, the rider, adding his thoughts. What a great read! The motorcycling part of…

BRAND NEW BOOKAZINE TELLS THE STORY OF JOHN ‘MOON EYES’ COOPER

Our publishers, Mortons Media Group, have recently launched a bookazine titled ‘Moon Eyes’ edited by Richard Skelton, using an interview by motorcycling journalist Chris Carter with John ‘Moon Eyes’ Cooper. Motorcycle racer John ‘Moon Eyes’ Cooper found fame and success during the golden age of road racing in the late 1960s and early 1970s. From his youthful beginnings in the…

RealClassic Reading                                                         

This book is the story of Albert Simpkin, a dispatch rider during the First World War. Experienced motorcyclists were required to deliver messages to senior officers during the conflict. Albert joined up and as soon as you became a dispatch rider (DR) you were promoted to Corporal; this rank enabled you to talk to officers. Some of the DRs he…