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.
Technically speaking • Technospeak crops up in many aspects of our lives.
International Dirt Bike Show on the move
Are you passionate about Bultaco?
Toughsheet Twinshock series
Highland Classic 2019
Increase in entries for Leven Valley
Ekins’ Triumph jumps to new world record
Kia charity collection
Rickman gathering in the New Forest
Two down – five to go
Velo trials test • When building a Pre-65 trials bike, a Velocette engine perhaps isn’t the first which springs to mind as a starting point.
VELOCETTE IN TRIALS
…a works Royal Enfield • We continue our series where the editor dishes out the orders as to what you should have in your shed... which should be pretty full by now if you’ve taken our advice!
TLR Transformations HONDA • To complement the Royal Enfield works replica, we say you need a Honda TLR from TLR Transformations – as close to a works prepped Honda as most of us will get.
Logical development • If your 410 MXer isn’t doing the job… go to 500.
AJS AND NVT
BARRY SHEENE’S STORMER
It’s a Belgian Blitz… • …screamed the headline, but Dave Watson pulled the Brits up to fourth in the 1980 MX d’Nations.
Best in show • Bultaco’s Mk3 Matador put up impressive medal-winning performances when introduced in the Sixties and this one is still winning in 2019.
BULTACO CLUB UK
Three not of a kind • As CDB isn’t a monthly mag, rebuilds happen at a glacial pace, so we’ve changed things about this time...
WHERE CAN YOU GET STUFF?
SWM AND THE JUMBO
DIRTPRODUCTS • Do you make, import or otherwise supply bits and pieces, clothing or other stuff the world of off-road motorcycling needs to know about? If so, then your product could be on these pages. Contact Helen in advertising on 01507 529574 or Tim Britton on 07739 615605 or CDBeditor@mortons.co.uk
Part of the fun • Delving into an old motorcycle engine is an exciting time.
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Enthusiasm undamped • It was a wet old weekend for the Carole Nash International Classic MotorCycle Show.
IN PRAISE OF PARAMEDICS
Dan’s the man! • In what can be described as fabulous weather – for the Highlands in Spring – Dan Thorpe put his name on the Challenge Trophy.
Brad and Graham’s Roost Beggars belief • Memories of Lackey and Noyce at Matchams Park.
WHO IS IAN BERRY?
Classic Dirt Bike Show 2019 • Three halls of stupendous dirt bikes and a dinner to boot!
Handcrafted excellence • When Suzuki took so much care creating its team MXers it is only right anyone recreating one should be equally exacting in their efforts.
WHAT’S IN THE LETTERS?
Cheney BSA B44 • BSA’s chassis is okay but Cheney went further.
ERIC CHENEY – ACCIDENTAL TUNER
THE LAST TIME…