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.
Flawless perfection • If only the title were true but, just like our motorcycles, we too have idiosyncrasies… usually where those motorcycles are concerned.
Classic Dirt Bike Show 2021 Keep eyes peeled for Telford news
Italian Job… • Of the many reasons to select a motorcycle to join your garage, “because I’ve never owned one before” is as good a reason as any...
THE NEW OWNER
QUINNS OF GATESHEAD
The making of a star • As engine suppliers to the British industry, Villiers could, and did, sell any engine they made, but did this mean they became complacent?
SAMMY MILLER MUSEUM
Achieving the ideal • Is there such a thing as an ideal motorcycle for an event such as the ISDT, or is a good compromise the best one can hope for?
Going with the flow… • With no obvious signs as to why, neither the flow of oil nor electricity is behaving itself.
DIRT PRODUCTS • Got anything to help trials riders keep their feet up, MXers make the hole-shot or enduroistas keep on time? Tell us and we’ll put it here. Contact Leon in advertising firstname.lastname@example.org or email the editor CDBeditor@mortons.co.uk
Small and perfectly formed • Bigger isn’t always better in the trials world, but how small should you go?
Lockdown scramble • As there were signs of an easing of restrictions on sporting gatherings, Westmorland MCC hosted their traditional scramble at Westmorland showground.
Works star • After years of writing about other works riders, our man recalls the day he too enjoyed the fruits of works backing.
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Haring about • As pandemic lockdowns began to tentatively ease, NE Vinduro held a Hare and Hounds on their course near Wooler in Northumberland…it was a great day.
The Austrian Connection • It may seem as though Villiers powered the off-road UK industry in the Sixties, but once supply dried up makers had to look elsewhere.
DIRT TALK • Write to us at: ClassicDIRTbike, PO Box 99, Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6LZ. CDBeditor@mortons.co.uk
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Lancashire HOT POT • Who’d have thought the BSA comp department would resurface in Bolton…? Well, Alan Clews did actually.
Team CCM Britain
In the beginning…
FIRE AND BRIMSTONE