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.
24 June 2015.
Giacomo Agostini returns to Cadwell Park this July 25-26 to take part in the International Classic meeting, and he will be taking to the track on board the MV 500 that he raced there in the early 1970s for a parade that will also feature rivals from his racing days.
10 June 2015.
It's one of the most popular events in the classic calendar, and the 2015 Banbury Run is now just a little more than a week away. It all takes place at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon on Sunday, June 21, with the traditional Bonhams auction held the day before.
29 April 2015.
JAMES May and Richard Hammond were among the Staffordshire Showground crowd to see their personal motorcycle collections go under the hammer at a record-breaking Bonhams bike auction.
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