12 November 2015
Sherco Test Day - Saturday 7 November 2015
Even though the focus of Classic Dirt Bike is not surprisingly ‘classic’ it is occasionally nice to explore the modern scene to see how far it has advanced since the editor rode ‘modern.’ Being as his last ‘modern’ bike was an air-cooled Mono Yam when they were current it’s advanced quite a long way so, the opportunity to experience Sherco’s 2016 range at their test day just after the International Dirt Bike Show was grabbed faster than a free lunch
23 October 2015.
One of the premier events on the motorcycle calendar has enjoyed yet another bumper weekend, as enthusiasts poured in to Staffordshire County Showground to see star guests, stunning bike restorations and a record-breaking Bonhams sale.
9 October 2015.
For many it’s the highlight of the show weekend, but if you think you can just turn up at the Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale this October 17-18 and expect to walk away with a bargain, think again. Buying at auction needs careful planning and consideration. After all, fail to prepare, prepare to fail. Here are some simple tips from The Classic MotorCycle editor James Robinson to help you on your way…
24 September 2015.
John McGuinness, the man considered by many to be the greatest road-racer ever to compete in the Isle of Man TT, will be the star guest of honour at Staffordshire County Showground’s upcoming bike show.
20 August 2015.
A rare Pierce, a stunning Matchless combination and a superb Vincent Rapide are among the star lots set for the new Charterhouse auction taking place at the upcoming Carole Nash Eurojumble in Netley Marsh. Here's a run down of the main lots so far, and a link to a gallery of images of each machine. Lots and lot details are subject to change.
Current Issue: CDB 36, Autumn 2015
A piece of the action: seven fabulous pages of the best off-road sport
NBBC Eligible: six bikes, six owners, one legend - Mick Andrews on our series' winners
Lean & Mean: life and times of a factory Beezer
CDB experience: dirt bike action at Stafford
Noble attitude: we try the 2015 pre-65 Scottish winner's bike
Project IT: our Yam... in bits
PLUS: BSA; classy CZ; Royal Enfield; Works Yamaha; cable making
• Next issue on sale: November 19, 2015