Reliability Trials

A stitch in time saves hours of standing by the roadside, reckons Stu Thomson. He suggests that old bikes need not be unreliable. When they do go wrong, says Stu, perhaps it’s down to something the owner hasn’t done… There may be some disagreement about my next statement but… I believe that the majority of old bikes are reliable by…

September issue on sale!

The new issue of RealClassic magazine is totally V-TwinTastic (and, apparently, is also entirely at home to Mr Hyperbole). The classic bikes featured this month include Morini’s wee vee, Vincent’s big twins, two heavyweights from Moto Guzzi, a mighty Matchless, a Harley-Davidson, a handsome Hesketh and… a BMW Boxer (it’s a V-twin which is feeling very relaxed, all right?). On…

May magazine on sale now

This eclectic issue of RealClassic features the full range of old bikes, from pioneers through veterans to vintage and classic and even one worthy warrior from the last gasp of the original British bike industry, built in the late 1980s. Two projects reach completion and we attempt to untangle the intricacies of Moto Guzzi’s post-war 500s singles. And the nearly-finished…