Moto Guzzi Falcone

Which aspect of classic motorcycling is more important – the nuts, bolts and engineering which produces the bike’s performance potential? Or its charisma, its character; its joie de vivre? Richard Jones reckons this iconic Italian encapsulates all the attributes of a timeless classic bike… I could tell you that the Moto Guzzi Falcone of the 1950s has a single cylinder,…

August issue out now

RC160 rolls off the production line and this month’s magazine covers more than half a century of classic motorcycling, with tall tales about Continental classics from Italy, Germany and Denmark, plus a selection of brilliant British bikes, and the Japanese interpretation of the trad big Brit single. Here’s exactly what’s inside the issue – available in print or digital formats……

July issue available now

This month’s magnificent magazine offers V-twins from Italy and America, an airhead from Germany, alongside Britbike twins, singles and triples all for your entertainment, education and edification. BMW R80, Part One When you buy a cheap bike on eBay there’s always a chance that one of its minor problems might be something major. In this three-part rebuild series of an…

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…

June issue out now

  British bikes, Italian classics and Oriental excellence – all make an appearance in the June magazine. Old English singles from Ariel, AJS, Norton and Royal Enfield sit alongside three-cylinder superbikes, big twins and fab fours. Here’s the full range of featured machines and how to read all about them… ARIEL VH 500 Somehow, Ariel suggested that their bikes were…