June issue out now

  British bikes, Italian classics and Oriental excellence – all make an appearance in the June magazine. Old English singles from Ariel, AJS, Norton and Royal Enfield sit alongside three-cylinder superbikes, big twins and fab fours. Here’s the full range of featured machines and how to read all about them… ARIEL VH 500 Somehow, Ariel suggested that their bikes were…

Classic Bikes at Banbury

  You know that sinking feeling when you’re late for something? RC’s roving reporter Richard Jones experienced it in full when he realised he was 24 hours late for the VMCC’s Coventry to Brighton Run. However, as if by magic, a stack of classic motorcycles appeared… I had somehow got it into my head that the riders would be stopping…

Triumph Thruxton Bonneville

Claudio Sintich (aka l’Inglese) has drawn from a wide range of resources to research and publish this definitive work on the original Thruxton Bonneville. Although at first sight this is a book aimed at the classic Triumph enthusiast, it also acts as a tour through the world of early production racing. The story focuses on the Thruxton distance races (nine…

Festival of Motorcycling

At this time of year, RC’s ace reporters spend every weekend tirelessly dedicated to seeking out strange motorcycles so that you can admire an unusual assortment of interesting images at your convenience. Roy Workman went to the mystic east and discovered a fundamental truth about ‘antiques’ and ‘junk’…   I had a good ride down the A1 to the East of…