• Ian Massey’s Model 20 tale

    Back in 1969, as a penniless student, l lusted after a better form of transport than the Puch 175 split-single I had just passed my

  • Suzuki RE5

    Motorcycle history has never been kind to the losers and never more so than in the case of Suzuki’s oft reviled RE5. It was met

  • MZ ES250/2

    IT’S WORTH REMEMBERING that not too long ago a motorcycle was a form of cheap transport as much as anything. In the early 1970s the

  • BSA Rocket 3

    IMAGINE BEING THE development manager at a maker of mobile phones in 2007. There you are, happily turning out straightforward push button phones by the

  • The Bedfordshire Bobber

    People have been modifying motorcycles pretty much since the dawn of the motorised two-wheeler. However, it’s arguably only since the late 1940s that the practice

  • CCM launches its latest roadster, the RAF100 Spitfire

    CCM HAS INTRODUCED its latest incarnation of its 600cc roadster, the RAF100 Spitfire. The Bolton company says the machine was inspired by a special era

  • A welcome revival for the Bringsty Grand Prix

    RE-SCHEDULED OWING TO treacherous conditions prior to the original April 7 race date, blessedly warm sunshine greeted the competitors for the much-anticipated re-run of Bringsty

  • Memorial run was a Highland fling

    GOOD HIGHLAND WEATHER greeted the 40 riders who took part in the annual T Arnott Moffat road run, the second event to be organised by

  • SWM’s Italian roots

    IN THE LAST issue of Classic Bike Guide we ran a road test for Italian manufacturer SWM’s Seventies ISDT inspired Six Days 440. In the

  • Bennetts simplifies classic motorcycle insurance

    MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE SPECIALIST Bennetts has launched a new insurance service for classic bikers. Policyholders have now been given clear guidance on what modifications they don’t