August issue out now

RC160 rolls off the production line and this month’s magazine covers more than half a century of classic motorcycling, with tall tales about Continental classics from Italy, Germany and Denmark, plus a selection of brilliant British bikes, and the Japanese interpretation of the trad big Brit single. Here’s exactly what’s inside the issue – available in print or digital formats……

July issue available now

This month’s magnificent magazine offers V-twins from Italy and America, an airhead from Germany, alongside Britbike twins, singles and triples all for your entertainment, education and edification. BMW R80, Part One When you buy a cheap bike on eBay there’s always a chance that one of its minor problems might be something major. In this three-part rebuild series of an…

Motorcycling Reminiscences

  Last month, we posed the question ‘what originally inspired you to take to two wheels?’ Derek Reynolds reveals that his lifetime with classic bikes began with a desire for a longer lunch break… I had no previous interest or desire to ride a motorcycle before the age of 16, nor had any members of my family before me. My…

Try A Classic Bike Day

  One of the benefits of becoming an official ‘Friend’ of the National Motorcycle Museum is that, besides free entrance to the museum and other goodies, they invite you to events like last weekend’s ‘Try A Classic Bike’ training day. For the nominal sum of £10 to cover insurance you get to ride a number of the museum’s exhibits around…

Classic bikes for sale

Warning! Browsing this selection of old bikes and classic motorcycles could convert some of your cash into a great big silly grin. Don’t look unless you want to be led astray… in the nicest possible way. The monthly RealClassic magazine always includes an interesting array of bikes for sale by private sellers or on offer at specialist dealers. We’ve selected…