The Classic Motoring Review

Shock! Horror! These vintage vehicles have more than two wheels! If that gives you a complete conniption fit then you’d better move along, nothing to see here which won’t give you immediate apoplexy. However, if you harbour an admiration for classic cars as well as old bikes, and enjoy reading full-length articles with lots of words in them, then The…

Two-Wheeled Blitzkrieg

The motorcycle played an essential role during WW2 on all fronts. Among the soldiers of the Third Reich, motorcycles served a variety of functions: couriers, reconnaissance, medical evacuation, assault shock troops taking the brunt of battle, even as tank destroyers and delivering hot meals to the frontline. This book features the BMW, NSU, DKW and Zündapp machines – photographed by…

Honda Valkyrie

Honda’s six-cylinder ‘power cruiser’ certainly turned heads when it arrived two decades ago. It turned out to be an inspired innovation, removing all the touring equipment from the gargantuan Gold Wing to create a mighty musclebike, and the Valkyrie (or Flat 6 Custom) has built itself a solid following. The first book to be published on the subject gets a…

Vincent Black Shadow

When the Vincent Black Shadow was announced in 1948 it wowed the world with a top speed of 125mph. Since then it’s become accepted as an icon of the old British bike industry. A new book explains how the Black Shadow was originally conceived, developed and produced – with in-depth chapters looking in detail at its specification and later modifications.…