Classic Scrambles

Back in the late 1950s, Mike Estall was a keen spectator at moto-cross and scrambles events. He was also a dab hand with a camera, and has unearthed this selection of classic scramblers in action – beefy British bikes being ridden with what we might call ‘vigour’! All the photos were taken with Mike’s 35mm Paxette 1 camera – back…

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…