The autumn Real Classic Show brought a delightful variety of machinery to the South of England Showground, in the bike park, in the exhibition halls and even in the jumble...
Proof of the populariry of the air cooled twin shock and mono series has come when the organisers secured a sponsorship deal from Kia Cars....
With the Yamaha TY mono not performing very well, it was clear that the crank seals needed replacing. This is an owner service item as the editor Tim Britton shows
A summary of the free wallpaper we've issued in the Classic Bikers Club newsletter. All images are sourced from the Mortons Archive, where we have in excess of four million classic images...
Mixed bag of images from our archive: pre and post-war, Isle of Man, motorcycle show and factory pics, Phil Read and Giacomo Agostini and many, many others.
Selection of screen sirens and classic bikes, published in Classic Bike Guide and drawn by Louise Limb. How many can you recognise?
Small selection of Post-war british bike magazine advertisements.
Dating from 1952 with the 'most popular BSA ad' the British manufacturers were selling laddish and girl-likes-boy-with-bike messages, which didn't change much until the extinction of the British motorcycle industry.
Some lovely quirky ads here, from the 'exceedingly smooth and flexible' JAP Dual Car, Ferodo's 'halting hand', the 1907 ad for Brooks Saddles with 'uniformly front-rank quality' whatever that means, and the Zenith Bicar, which is the 'hit of the 1907 season'. Was it?
Mixed bag of print ads to keep you on your toes - some bikes, some accessories. Lodge's spark plugs seem to impress a despatch rider (below), distinctively orange-coloured Instant Gasket was peppered in the motorcycling press and Firestone had created a new Diene RUBBER-X compound which was safe, smooth and long lasting.
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