Classic Continental Motorcycles

Richard Jones concludes his brief exploration of French motorcycles at this year’s VMCC Banbury Run® with some other machines from La Belle France that were on parade. All were, of course, manufactured before Banbury’s 1931 cut-off date, and they include classic bikes built by Peugeot, Terot, and Monet & Goyon… You may have been under the impression from my previous…

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…

DKW and MZ motorcycles

We frequently find all manner of interesting artefacts while rummaging around in the RC RChive, including factory adverts, original artwork and some stunning bike brochures. We cram as many of them into the magazine as we can, but they often don’t reproduce particularly well in print so we can only use them at relatively small sizes. It seems a shame…