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These times they are a’ changing
Percy Tait, 1929-2019
NORTON P92 • Rachael Clegg looks into another Norton that never was. There was also very little Norton…
TEAM WILDCARD BAGS TWO RECORDS
OGRI: EVERYBODY’S FAVOURITE
POST-CHRISTMAS HUDDERSFIELD MARKET JUMBLE
JOIN IN THE US TRIBUTE TO WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE ON TWO WHEELS
CAFÉ KIT WON’T LEAVE YOU FAZED
MOTO MORINI GO RETRO WITH TWIN
WATSONIAN’S CLASSIC COMBOS
Motorcycle Live 2019 • What we liked at the UK’s largest motorcycle show
VELOCETTE MAC • The gentleman’s ride, Velocette’s 350cc MAC can be somewhat demanding, but it is also a very rewarding bike to live with
WHAT IS IT? • A comfortable classic single
THAT CLUTCH THOUGH…?
WHY NOT TRY
Fun in the sun WINTER! • Old bikes don’t need wrapping up for the winter. We spend the day with a brace of ES2s and have a chilly blast
Twin Twins 2020 NORTON ATLAS 650 NOMAD & RANGER • We’ve heard about them and seen the pictures, but what are Norton’s 650 twins like to ride? Alan Cathcart heads to the factory to find out
NORTON ATLAS 650 NOMAD (RANGER) – SPECIFICATION
STEVE COOPER • A little Yamaha tries its best to defeat Steve. Is it a curse of the restorer?
PAUL MILES • Paul debates old bike prices
PAUL D’ORLÉANS • The Italian job Paul heads, starry-eyed, back to the Seventies
The CBG Winter Classic is almost upon us once again • Classic Bike Guide will be at the Winter Classic with special guests on hand for workshop wisdom. Stuck on a restoration? We may be able to help you – come along and see us.
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REMEMBERING Percy • We look back at one of the great unsung heroes of British motorcycling, Percy Tait
Ken Talbot, chairman Triumph Owners’ MCC writes
HONDA CBX 750 • Nestling under the ‘classic’ radar, Honda’s CBX 750 is an Eighties throwback that gives many modern luxuries
HONDA CBX SPEC AND PERFORMANCE
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE • This amazing Indian Junior Scout was once a box of bits – and an incomplete one at that.
How to overhaul a two-stroke oil pump • Why would you use any oil pump of unknown condition?
BENELLI 125 ENDURO • It’s running, but does Maria’s off-roader need surgery to be easier to ride?
In the shed PROJECT NORTON – IT’S BACK! • After months without any love, the ES2 is back on the agenda. But where to start?
REPLACING VALVE SPRINGS • Oli hears a rattle that reveals a broken valve spring
RESTORATION: TRIUMPH TIGER CUB 1963 • We look at the baby Tiger and what a great classic project it can be with the help of the late John and Luise Williams
Ducati Americano • American in Italy
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FRANK WESTWORTH • Famous Last Words Old Triumphs are real Triumphs, the new ones aren’t as good. Discuss…