Classic Bikes at Cassington

What happens when you take a rural village to the west of Oxford, usual population less than a thousand people, close the through road and then add something between 5000 and 10,000 motorcycles, their riders and other visitors? You get Cassington Bike Night of course, now one of the great summer events in this part of the world, held at…

Classic Motorcycle Meet

There were a multitude of classic motorcycles at Stony Straford near Milton Keynes recently. It must take a great deal of effort, enthusiasm and planning to arrange a single classic event each year but to arrange two must require dedication above and beyond the call of duty. However this is exactly what the organisers of Classic Stony manage with shows…

Festival of Motorcycling

At this time of year, RC’s ace reporters spend every weekend tirelessly dedicated to seeking out strange motorcycles so that you can admire an unusual assortment of interesting images at your convenience. Roy Workman went to the mystic east and discovered a fundamental truth about ‘antiques’ and ‘junk’…   I had a good ride down the A1 to the East of…

Classic Bikes at Boston

  Overlapping events meant that classic motorcycles and sidecar outfits converged on Boston in Lincolnshire, bringing a bunch of BSAs and other old Britbikes into close contact with some awesome aircraft… This is a regular event for the Tri-Anglia Wheels Sidecar Club, which is my local club. The campsite is adjacent to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby,…

BSA Gold Star

  An icon of classic motorcycling, the Gold Star always attracts attention – even eight decades after it first fired up. The post-war Goldie takes centre-stage at this year’s spring Stafford Show where you can buy a DBD34 replica in the auction, watch a DB32 being rebuilt, and then admire a Manx Grand Prix record-breaker. What’s so special about Gold…