Motorcycles in the Movies

The book ‘Taking it to the Limit: 20 Years Of Making Motorcycle Movies’ explores the untold stories from 40 films about motorcycle racing, including the award-winning Take It To The Limit. The author and filmmaker Peter Starr (above) reveals otherwise unpublished stories about some of the world’s greatest motorcycle stars, including Kenny Roberts and Barry Sheene – and the story…

Tiger Cub Book Back!

It’s been out of print for a while, but the Triumph Tiger Cub Bible is now available once again, as Mike Powell explains… The Tiger Cub Bible is back in print from Veloce Publishing as part of their ‘classic reprint’ series. Any owner, enthusiast or rider with interest in these charismatic machines will find an answer to almost every question,…

WINNERS! WINNERS!

Back in the distant days of summer, we ran an exclusive, subscriber-only competition to win three copies of Frank Melling’s recent publication, Scrambling For Enthusiastic Beginners: How I Survived The 1960s With A Smile. Mr Melling’s early motorcycling life… This 224-page softback is a personal memoir from Frank’s early days when he first took to two wheels and found his…

RealClassic Reading: new BSA book

It’s unusual for us all to be amazed by a book about one of the best-known British marques, but Peter Crawford has produced a remarkable gem. And it’s all about the A65 twin, as you might expect from the title: ‘Thunderbolts & Lightning’. In fact the book is far more than that – it is a careful and revealing study…

Lockdown rides: the roads less ridden

While most of the world was in strict quarantine, RC regular Nick Adams enjoyed a little more latitude in Ontario, Canada. He could still take to the open road, providing he also took sensible precautions. Long distance trips were out of the question so Nick took the opportunity to revisit familiar locations, closer to home. On various machines – his…