BSA Open Day

The BSA Owners’ Club celebrated its 60th birthday this summer in fine style, with a diamond jubilee weekend and an open day which welcomed all motorcycle enthusiasts. Here’s what you might’ve missed… ‘Wow!’ said the members as they saw the fabulous spread created to provide a ‘diamond buffet’ on the Saturday night. They had been promised a decent buffet as…

More Classic Manx Merch

Equip yourself with goodies from the expanding range of 2018 Festival of Jurby merchandise, and help Wemoto raise funds for the Manx Grand Prix Supporters’ Club. As well this year’s exclusive T-shirt, there’s now a superb selection of other Jurby-themed memorabilia; baseball caps, lapel badges, fridge magnets and posters, with prices that start at just £1. So now anyone can…

Kawasaki Z900

45 years ago, Richard Jones couldn’t afford a Big Zed and these days he can’t justify the five-figure cost of a 1970’s Z900. Conveniently, Kawasaki offer a modern alternative. But can it possibly capture the charisma of the original machine? I still remember, as a callow youth, the excitement of reading MCN’s road test of the Kawasaki Z1 in 1973…

Classic Bikes For Sale

In every issue, RealClassic magazine features a superb selection of classic bikes and vintage motorcycles for sale, both private sales and from traders. Here’s our Britbike* bonanza – a special showcase of six of the best classic British motorcycles from the June magazine. Bikes you can buy, unless someone’s snapped them up already! BSA A10, 1961. Updated suspension internals and…

Brough Superior 11-50

How often do you see a Brough Superior that hasn’t been restored? At the least they’re mildly titivated, but ‘better than original’ seems to be the order of the day. There’s nothing wrong with this if that’s your thing, but sometimes, says Richard Jones, I long to see one that looks like it has actually survived 80 or 90 years……