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.
Interesting times • Change happens all the time, it’s how we deal with it that counts.
Project IT is back in business
Hagon A life lived
The sole of the matter
A ton of quality at Bonhams auction
Join the queue for Aviemore’s Highland fling
On the cam
The tables turned • “What’s your favourite bike of all time?”... it’s a standard question, and as the editor reflects on our first 50 issues of CDB, one he decides to ponderhimself after being asked abouthis own off-road icons...
A JCM IN YOUR SHED • Hold on to your crash helmet, as we highlight something else you ought to squeeze into your shed.
A YAMAHA SC500 IN YOUR SHED • The ground breaking recreational off-road machines introduced by the Japanese industry into the North American market in the days when the wide open spaces were still places where motorcycles could be ridden heralded a change in motorcycle sport.
It’s the works • A works bike has a certain mystique about it, surely it must be special…
SAMMY MILLER MUSEUM
Pure gold • Milestones are always great things to mention... so to celebrate our first 50 issues, the editor takes a trip through Classic Dirt Bike’s equivalent of memory lane.
50 ISSUES’ WORTH OF CONTENT
CONTACT MORTONS ARCHIVE
A matter of development • The life of a development model is exciting – the specification can change weekly, or from event to event as the final condition is arrived at.
GERAINT JONES – MR ENDURO
Assembly begins • Putting the bits back together is a satisfying experience… usually.
WHY DO IT?
Technically speaking • Maybe you’ve noticed a theme so far in this magazine... Yes, we’re looking back at the past 49 issues and this is where we show the tech stuff.
Evolving naturally... • Just how do you satisfy everyone? Answers on a postcard please.
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Sporting world in action • From the outset, Classic Dirt Bike has been a magazine which believes in using dirt bikes in the manner they were intended.
Celebrate what you want more of • Some thoughts from an enthusiast.
WHO IS IAN BERRY?
Just like the Seventies • The trials world went colourful in the Seventies, at least until the first bog…
Classic action • A feature of CDB almost from the start, the Classic British Scrambles Championship is still a major series 50 issues on.
NBBC celebrates 20 years of competition • How time flies! 2019 sees the championship’s 20th birthday – we thought it might be interesting to let you know how it began...
DATES FOR 2019
A single purpose • Conventional wisdom stated success in scrambling required a big single – AMC singles were a popular choice.
MOTO MEMORIES THE MAN WITH THE RED MERCEDES