November 2017

 

FROM THE ARCHIVE
Lubrication chart. Tell riders nowadays and they’d never believe you.

NEWS
Triumph releases two new bikes and open a museum, and it’s good news for old bikes and MoTs.

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SHOWS
We ride with the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride and visit the Scottish Classic show in Ayr.

LETTERS
What have you got to tell us? Let us know!

WHAT’S ON
It may be getting dark early but there’s still plenty to go and see.

BUYING GUIDE – TRIUMPH T120
Everything you need to know about the famous pre-unit Bonnie.

BUYING GUIDE – KAWASAKI Z1
Did you know the Z1 was going to be a 750? Kawasaki’s answer to the CB750.

JPS NORTON
Love or hate looks, but we show you how to spot the real thing in a sea of replicas.

Mark Williams
Mark has found the secret to eternal youth – and it’s an MZ.

PAUL MILES
A bike for all occasions? But what of all the others?

PAUL D’ORLEANS
Paul looks at the future and wonders if bikes will even fit in. Sobering.

TAIT’s TRIUMPH
Percy Tait had an amazing career with Triumph. We look at the 500cc racer he developed and celebrate his podium at the Belgian GP.

FROM THE ARCHIVE
Percy Tait, Isle of Man TT, 1974.

LEARNER LAUGHS
Having a barrel of laughs on a BSA Starfire – relive your youth!

BSA STARFIRE
BSA’s learner 250cc Starfire is a lot more fun than you think. So much so, we bought one!

BMW BOXER CUSTOMS
BMW’s ubiquitous R-series boxers get the Redmax speedshop and Kevil’s treatment.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU
Working on your British classic can be easier than you think. We look at some basics.

DRAGANFLY MOTORCYCLES
These Ariel, BSA and Triumph specialists know a thing or two about keeping them going.

RESTORATION
A sad Norton Commando turns into a beautiful work of art.

READER ADVERTS
I like that one. And that one. And that one.

FRANK WESTWORTH
Frank recognises the numberplate, but not the bike.