Classic Dirtbike out – issue 33

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In balance
Tim Britton sets the scene
• In balance
The view from the sharp end of classic off-road. We’ve been out there getting dirty, meeting up with like-minded souls and just taking in the scene
• News, views and reviews
If it’s happened, happening or about to happen then this is the place to find out about it
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• First of the line
We check out a Bultaco that became the first foreign winner of the Scott trial
• Something special
Take one TY175 Yamaha and add a touch of flair, make a few tweaks here and there, then get it ridden by an expert
• You need…
… a Scott trial winning Beezer in your shed. We feature Arthur Lampkin’s C15
• Dirt products
Got something for the off-road world? Tell us about it and we’ll tell the world
• Dicko’s view
Our new columnist launches into CDB with an overview of the classic trials scene and makes a suggestion or two
• Smith tales
The elder statesman of world championship MX tells it like it is. Always informative, always spot-on and genuinely interesting
Dirt talk
Got an opinion? Have your say, tell it like it is, this is the place for discussing all that’s going on or even gone on in the off-road world
• Moto memories
One of the difficulties of this job is deciding what not to put in the mag; the hardest bit of all is the moto memories page, oh and there’s some soul searching

• The sporting world

There are so many events in the off-road world – here’s a few we’ve been to
• 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
David Bickers• Dave Bickers meeting
The legend that was Dave Bickers passed away in July; family and friends got together to celebrate his life


How to
• 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
• Tech Talk
Putting a seal on things… two-stroke not running right? Check the crank seals, maybe they’re due for a change

• Hot stuff

Vic Allan grabs the handlebars of a superb Evo Kawasaki, but what does he think?
• That was the year…
…the Scott trial began. An overview of the event 100 years old this year
• 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

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