Christmas & Black Friday at The National Motorcycle Museum

Whilst The National Motorcycle Museum is closed to visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, the online retail shop is still operating as normal.  Full of Christmas gift ideas for the classic two-wheel enthusiast, the museum’s online shop hosts lots of classic motorcycling related items, as well as their own museum branded clothing. James Hewing, Museum Director, said: “Due to COVID-19 we won’t be able to welcome visitors…

The Miller Museum

These days it’s best not to delay – when you do get an opportunity to ride your old bike it helps to already have a plan in place. The Sammy Miller Museum in Hampshire has adapted very rapidly to the changing circumstances in recent times, providing a safely-distanced destination for motorcyclists to enjoy. When legal restrictions permit, the museum’s hard-standing…

National Motorcycle Museum fail in Culture Recovery Fund bid

The National Motorcycle Museum has announced that their application for an urgent grant through the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage has failed. The Museum applied for a grant from the fund which was established by government to provide funding support to organisations across the heritage ecosystem that were financially sustainable before COVID-19. Rev your engines, Classic Superbikes by Frank Melling…

Tuning for Need, Part 1

Paul Friday’s industrial relic – a Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone – produces a lot less power than it could. In this series of features from the RC RChive, he embarks upon a quest to make the old banger sizzle… Moto Guzzi’s big single is a popular choice for RC regulars.Here’s Editor Westworth aboard one he owned a few years ago……