Café Racer Festival

RC regular Ian Woolley found himself short of reading matter, and this minor crisis somehow led him to Montlhéry in June, surrounded by all manner of customised classic bikes. Old skool café racers and trad Tritons took to the track alongside new wave brats, bobbers and street-trackers. Here, then, are the highlights… One of my regrets, one of many for…

Thunderfest Fun

A remarkable range of classic bikes and cutting-edge competitors rocked up to Darley Moor circuit for the seventh Thunderfest on the Mayday Bank Holiday. As you might expect for a British bank hol, the rain tipped down all over the country – except at the demanding Midlands circuit which was blessed with sunshine and high spirits. This encouraged the participants…

Classic Racing

You can tell when spring has arrived because the daffodils are in bloom, there’s blossom on the trees and the VMCC’s British Historic Racing section have their practice day at Mallory Park. With this in mind, Richard Jones loaded Tessie the Hinckley Triumph with camera, cigarettes and Mrs Jones’ excellent cheese and onion sandwiches for a trip up to the…