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,…

July issue available now

Beezumph triples and howling two-strokes; a BSA on the bench and many more at the club’s open day; a beefy Boxer and a unique classic racer; two totally different types of Royal Enfield and an oft-overlooked AJS. This month’s magazine features a truly international cast of classics from Great Britain, Germany, Italy, India and Japan. It’s simply world class! If…

Classic Bikes On Track

The whole point of Thunderfest is not to be the fastest rider on the race circuit, but instead to accurately estimate your speed over several laps of the Darley Moor track. And when the classics fired up a couple of weekends ago, the British weather did its best to roast the riders in their leathers as blazing sun beat down…

Riding High in Herefordshire

This single-day navigational rally is an excellent opportunity to ride an old bike around the byways of the glorious English countryside. Entries have now opened for the 2018 Herefordshire On The Edge event, which takes place on Sunday 24th June. All kinds of classic bike are welcome to take part in this relaxed but rewarding ride – any VMCC-eligible motorcycle…

March magazine out now

There’s something of a twin-cylinder theme to this month’s magazine, which features a really rare postwar V-twin, a sidevalve parallel twin, an overhead cam inline twin, a traditional British ohv twin and a BMW Boxer. If that’s too many cylinders for your tastes, RC167 also includes a couple of old-fashioned singles (and one rather more modern example). If you already…

A totally tram-tastic day!

Some 1500 visitors made the most of the summer sunshine at Crich Tramway Village in July, when it hosted a Classic Motorcycle Day in conjunction with the Vincent Owners’ Club. Over 300 British and international classic bikes were displayed, creating an extra special atmosphere as the old bikes mingled with vintage trams in this unique location. ‘I came up from…