Eric's engine

19 November 2014
Just finished reading about the BSA Gold Star in issue 31, down here in New Zealand. I have attached a pic of what I believe to be the ultimate Gold Star Read more

Watch original film of Dave Bickers in action

19 November 2014
I mentioned in a previous note that I was attempting to transfer some old standard 8mm cine film, taken by my father back in the 60s, to digital media Read more

More Cheney

19 November 2014
First of all, thank you for the quality of CDB (being ill at the moment, I have just spent hours going through all issues from the very first one and really did enjoy it!) Read more

Mystery tank

20 August 2014
Needing a tank for a 500T Norton I was building, I saw this one stall and bought it Read more

Thanks for support

20 August 2014
Readers may recall CDB running a feature about our collection of Kramers restored as a recuperation project by my brother Jeff Freeman Read more

Star Letter: Proved right

15 May 2014
In issue 30 you had an article about Husky trials bikes and mention that one was ridden at the Hurst Cup trial in 1975 Read more

ISDT reunion

15 May 2014
Many thanks for inviting me and a number of my ex-RAF colleagues who had been involved in the ISDT Read more

Rotax used in...

15 May 2014
I was enjoying reading your magazine – as I always do – and noticed at the end of the iconic engines (issue 29) that you mentioned what brands used the Rotax engine Read more

Tasty updates

21 November 2013
Thought you might be interested in some pics of an SWM we have just finished for Kev Nolan and Matt Sleep’s TLR which has just had a freshen up and cosmetics done properly Read more

No sting in this tale

21 November 2013
What a fantastic weekend at Alvie, fantastic weather, some great rides, and a really cracking venue Read more

Current Issue: Issue 33, Winter 2014

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• Robbie Allan 50/50
We headed to Lanarkshire for the memorial meeting in July to celebrate the sporting life of the Scottish enthusiast who succumbed to cancer last year
• Rebuilt to ride
A tale of determination over adversity from a lad not letting a little matter like the theft of his bikes stop him from racing
• Main Mann
If you want something special building, give the task to someone special. Dick Mann is that builder
• Coddenham Flyer
Sometimes old MX stars just fade away, other times they embrace life and continue on. Nick Haskell reviews the life and times of legend Dave Bickers
• Prettying a Pursang
There are those in the world who think ‘okay’ is not good enough. John Dickinson chats to just such a man, and takes a pic of his bike too

Issue 33, Winter 2014

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