Racing Nortons Galore

The South of England Classic Show at Ardingly on 25th March 2018 incorporates a mammoth Norton Extravaganza, to celebrate more than 100 years of the marque. Brooklands Museum will be displaying several of their unusual Norton motorcycles, including the ones you see here… First up is this 1927 racing Norton outfit, ‘LPD1’; a genuine Pat Driscoll Norton Brooklands race bike…

Show-Stoppers: Winter Classic

It’s brave to hold a bike show in the middle of winter but, as Roy Workman reports, most of this event is tucked away indoors. Held over the first weekend in January, the CBG Winter Classic effectively kickstarts the new motorcycling year. For the more hardy autojumblers there is a large marquee, while other traders with outdoor stands on the…

Winter Warmer

The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic takes place on 6th and 7th January at Newark Showground. The indoor venue offer a safe haven from whatever the weather is doing (although some brave traders do set up their stalls outside, braving Jack Frost and brass monkeys), and this year the organisers have added two additional halls – making this…

Classic Bike Auction

As usual, the autumn Stafford Show will host a Bonhams auction of classic motorcycles. Some 200 classic bikes will go under the hammer and we’ll be keeping an eye on our favourites. Some folks focus on the exclusive array of upmarket machines in these sales, and there are Gold Stars, Broughs, Vincents and Manx Nortons aplenty. There’s also a superb…