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.
Listmania • Do you live by, or abhor, lists?
Ho ho ho... it's beginning to look a lot like... Telford
Doing it for Dom
Toughsheet backing the twins
Top guests getting set to entertain at the CDB show 2020
Rare dirt tracker tops speedway sale
Russell’s a worthy show winner
Classic Championship finale a mud plug... now ideas needed for 2020
Entry time for Pre65 Scottish
What’s in store at Telford
In to Europe…
Rob Edwards Tribute
The famous James • Though the ‘famous’ tag is from an earlier period, James did add to it by being the first lightweight manufacturer to win a trade national trial outright.
SAMMY MILLER MUSEUM
A DESERT RACER IN YOUR SHED • Move those bikes around in your shed and make room for our next suggestion…
...UNIT BEEZER • In order to counteract the grizzled desert racer we told you to put in your shed, we’ve decided you also need a superb unit BSA. The connection is both bikes have competition history.
Bultaco Pursang • Those rose-tinted glasses have a lot to answer for sometimes.
BULTACO CLUB UK
Penton Motorcycles A legendary American brand • John Penton was an established American off-road superstar in the 1950s and early 1960s, riding 175cc NSUs and 250cc BMWs from his dealership. Later efforts to develop and import modified KTMs under the brand of Penton, secured the family a prominent place in American motorcycle history.
THE KENNY ROBERTS 250 PENTON FLAT TRACKER
Changing direction • Sometimes a forced rethink pulls a project in a whole new direction.
TESTED BY EXPERTS
PHIL DENTON ENGINEERING LTD
SWM JUMBO AT LAST… THE ENGINE PART 3 • So far so good – Jerry Thurston’s SWM restoration is progressing well and now it’s time to deal with its 350cc Rotax engine. Has Jerry bought a pup or will he be lucky?
PROJECT TRIUMPH ON THE TUBE • Ever done something so often you become blasé… then it goes wrong.
PROJECT IT465 WORK YAMAHA RESTARTS • Finally, a chance to get to grips with the IT.
Healthy situation • Interest remains high in our scene.
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Catalogue correct • Sometimes the condition of a machine dictates what should happen to it.
KRONREIF & TRUNKENPOLZ, MATTIGHOFEN
Settling in… • …to a new home.
International contest • “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water”
WHO IS IAN BERRY?
Fabulous Farleigh • The ‘Vets’ ups its game in Noyce’s anniversary year.
Export driven • ‘Bigger is better’ said the USA
CANDLESTICKS, JAMPOTS AND TELLIES…
Classic Dirt Bike
Barn find • How many competition bikes end their days in barns – forgotten, unloved and awaiting rescue?
ON TOP OF THE WORLD