Classic Dirt Bike magazine: is about the bikes and personalities of the sport, covering pre-65 machines, classic and twin shocks, trials as well as scrambling/motocross and enduros. There are reader rebuilds from the UK/Europe and North America, event coverage, personality interviews/profiles, letters, products and so much more.
Something special • We all can remember those bikes which caught our eye, usually factory team bikes, and we knew they were something special.
Hagon Shocks to again sponsor CDB Show 2024
Birks in the Highlands
Enter now for the Trial Des Nations
Triumph to develop brand-new motocrosser
Rickman Metisse Enthusiast Day
Vertex Pistons catalogue
Norman sprint invitation
Tony East bike sale
Off Road and Adventure Bike Day at Sammy Miller Museum
Sealey workshop designer
Something to celebrate • What else but ‘Victor’ would you name a motorcycle derived from a world championship winner?
Finely fettled • As bikes go, Honda’s RTL has quite a high level of build quality as standard but it is still possible to improve on it.
Proto-perfection • The British motorcycle industry may have been lacking in certain areas but ideas and engineering talent were not among them.
Velo fellow • All other bits and pieces have taken second place to keeping this Velocette in prime condition.
DIRT PRODUCTS • Got something new, something reintroduced, or the latest thing for classic off-road riders in the feet-up, MX or enduro world? Tell us and we’ll put it here. Contact Leon in advertising on 01507 529465 or Tim Britton on 07739 615605 or CDBeditor@mortons.co.uk
Wasp Sidecar Celebration • The Wasp sidecar fraternity joined with Acorns MCC at the end of May to put on a spectacle of close racing and excitement. Andy Withers was there to soak up the action.
The Baa Classic • Castleside Trials Club’s two-day trial at the Baa bar in Edmundbyers is certainly a popular event with the more traditional type of enthusiast.
Backwards are we, said you...! • The worlds of highbrow writing, ignition woes and deciphering reader surveys catch our man’s attention this issue.
Stately attraction • For sheer grandness of location Galloway MCC’s off-road motorsport festival in the front garden of Drumlanrig Castle will be difficult to beat.
Reader’s Ride – Maico MX • First in an occasional series of what you, in the dirt bike world, are riding… to kick-start the series Andrew Bernard sent us some pics of his Maico.
DIRT TALK • A letters page is an interesting thing, what will readers write? What do they say? Read it here. And why not send one yourself?
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Born of necessity • What do you do if your dirt bike supplier goes bust? Make your own bikes, of course…