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This month’s magazine spans seven decades of motorcycling history and features classic bikes built in Britain, Italy and even Japan. Two-strokes, four-strokes; singles, twins and a big fat four – you’ll find all kinds of old bikes ridden, rebuilt and reviewed in RC172. If you already know you want to read this issue, then here’s where to order it in…

Frera 500

Richard Jones made a New Year’s resolution to take more photos of rarer bikes. Right on cue he tripped over something truly unusual on his arrival at January’s Vintage Stony event. Look quickly and you might imagine that this single-cylinder vintage motorcycle is something like a British-built Sunbeam – but in fact it comes from Continental Europe… The first bike…

Moto Guzzi V7

Although Motorcycle Live at the NEC majors on modern motorcycles, the odd classic bike sneaks in here and there. RC’s roving reporter Richard Jones discovered an authentic Moto Guzzi V-twin, and then fell over its modern equivalent… I was wandering out of the NEC one evening after a hard days graft at Motorcycle Live when I spied, in the distance,…