Royal Enfield Bullet

There are so many Indian- built Royal Enfields around these days that they tend to overshadow the original British bikes. But there are still plenty of Redditch-made motorcycles thriving on the classic scene. We featured a 1956 green-laner 350 in the June issue – and here’s some of the background to the model… The Bullet was first fired all the…

Shepton Snapshots

Once upon a time, every weekend witnessed an autojumble as good as this one. Real barn-find British bikes for sale; stacks of spares, genuinely surplus to requirement; an eye-catching avenue of motorcycles old and new which carried their owners to the event, and an entry fee equivalent to a single cup of frothy coffee. Few traditional autojumbles still exist in…

March magazine: out now!

RealClassic isn’t available in the shops, so if you want to read this month’s eclectic collection of classic bikes then here’s how to order the issue. Find out what real-life riders reckon to Moto Guzzi’s Spada, the really rare Matchless 750 twin, the Gold Star’s secret sibling, a pair of uprated Enfields and the entirely unusual four-cylinder Nimbus 750. And…

December issue – out now!

This month’s magazine features vintage motorcycles, classic bikes and other interesting oddities: singles, twins and triples; two-strokes and four-strokes, built in Britain, Japan and even elsewhere. Read all about ’em…   BSA A7 In seven decades, this unusual 500 twin has been ridden, crashed, relegated to a cellar, rebuilt, restored and revitalised. The later A7 is very much a smaller…