Ardingly Autojumble: two days in July

Now that restrictions are being carefully relaxed, how can we get back into the classic motorcycling swing of things? Julie Diplock of Elk Promotions has been working hard during the lockdown to plan the safe re-opening of her popular events in Kent and Sussex – and the action starts at Ardingly on 11th and 12th July… This couldn’t come at…

The New Year started at Newark…

The CBG Winter Classic might be dedicated to classic motorcycles but it also hosts ‘Scooter World’ for spectators to admire. Roy Workman enjoyed both aspects of this growing event… This very popular show is held at the Newark Showground just off the A1 in Lincolnshire. I rode in to display my machine on the club stand at 8.15 on Saturday…

Café Racers en Continent

The 2019 Café Racer Festival at Montlhéry was the seventh iteration of this event and it keeps getting better, says Ian Woolley. It is a magical melange of motorcycles, music, and track rides… Motorcycles come from many genres, many generations and include modern manufactures who bring fleets of their latest offerings for you to try during accompanied test rides. Brilliant…

Shropshire Vintage Bike Show

This year witnessed saw the 27th running of the vintage bike show at Wistanstow. Richard Jones rode through the Shropshire hills to the village hall a few miles north of Craven Arms; a delightful part of the world to visit, irrespective of whether old bikes are on show. As you can see, the church hall, whilst an impressive building, is…

Sand & Motorcycles 2018

It may be an odd name for a classic bike get-together, but that didn’t stop more than 800 machines rolling along to Pages Park in September to enjoy the ninth annual Leighton Buzzard Railway motorcycle show… The event’s title comes from the association between local aggregate industry, Garside Sands, and three ancient motorcycles which were used by the repair crews…

Stafford Show preview

One of the world’s biggest classic bike bonanzas takes place this weekend – and there’s so much going on at the 25th Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show that you’ll need a map to navigate your way to all the best bits. As it happens, we’ve a handy-dandy diagram right here, and some suggestions for what to see at Stafford……