Classic Bikes at Crich

The second annual Classic Motorcycle Day at Crich Tramway Village was a scorching success – not just because the weather was wonderfully warm, but also thanks to the superb selection of classic bikes on display. The Tramway Village in the Derwent Valley in Derbyshire offers visitors a unique opportunity to step back in time, take multiple rides on historic trams,…

BSA B50

A couple of months ago, our Ace Tester Paul Miles rode and reported on an excellently upgraded BSA B50SS. Paul reckoned it definitely deserved its Gold Star designation. No sooner had that magazine been delivered than international man of mystery Frank Melling popped up, expounding exactly the opposite opinion. Here’s Frank’s view of the B50, as it was when it…

November issue out now!

Apparently, it’s too soon to make the ‘winter draws on’ joke just yet, so instead we’d better tell you that RC163 is stuffed full of cracking classic bikes and interesting old motorcycles. We’ve a BMW airhead, a Moto Guzzi V-twin and an auto-dramatic Honda, as well as three late interpretations of traditional British bikes: a Triumph Bonneville, BSA Gold Star…

Museum LIVE Open Day

In case you missed us at the Stafford Show this month, the RC Roadshow will be rolling along to the National Motorcycle Museum’s LIVE event on Saturday 4th November 2017. This free-to-enter event not only gives you access to the world’s largest collection of British classic bikes but also incorporates a jam-packed schedule of special attractions. Here’s some of what…

BSA Classic Bikes

In sixty-plus years, the Birmingham Small Arms company built hundreds of memorable motorcycles. Richard Jones takes advantage of the BSAOC’s Open Day to take us on a whirlwind tour of some of the best-known BSAs – and a few with which you may not be so familiar… The BSA Owners’ Club Open Day is always well worth attending, not least…

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…