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.
Focussing attention • Fewer bikes in the garage means they can receive more attention.
Full steam ahead for OUR show... with a difference
Come to our non-traditional classic
Fancy a dirty weekend?
Power without crazy
CCM stars come out
The road to Drumlanrig
A taste of the hardstuff
More from Galloway
Highland Classic ON!
Championship entry time
King of the Castle
Toughsheet national Twinshock Series
Sealey's biggest ever tool catalogue
As raced • A shiny bike is okay but sometimes there’s more kudos in leaving one as it was last raced, with its hard-earned scars there for all to see.
BUT YOU ALREADY KNEW...
In the beginning... • …there is the dream of a show-winning rebuild. To get there involves work… a lot of work.
The ‘Scottish’ • An event with over a century of history – here’s just a few notable points we picked out from its life over the years.
FIRST SMALL BIKE WIN
FIRST FOREIGN AND TWO-STROKE BIKE WIN
LAST BRITISH BIKE WIN
WE COULD HAVE…
FIRST FOREIGN RIDER WIN
Top twin • In the Sixties Triumph twins were the preserve of the few who could make them work, enter Messrs Peplow and Giles… these days things are a little different.
A little more room • Creating room in a workshop is possible in a couple of ways: One – extend the building. Two – part with a motorcycle or two...
A glance at… Jackson’s Ajay • Trials they were a-changing… so AMC sanctioned something special for Gordon Jackson’s 1961 works machine.
SEE THE BIKE
And now for something completely different... • …or possibly ‘it was different back then…’
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Action is back! • AMCA/CDB British Classic MX Championship – Round One – Yatton Keynell, Bath
KING of the hill • Making Yamaha’s ‘everyman’ trials bike into a superstar took the talents of a dedicated team.
DIRTTALK • Got something to say about the off-road and dirt bike world? Maybe a comment about events, bikes or riders? Then this is the place! Write to us at: ClassicDIRTbike, PO Box 99, Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6LZ. CDBeditor@mortons.co.uk
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Choices predetermined • There are many reasons for selecting a particular motorcycle, however where and what you want to ride in often dictates your choice.
BIGGER IS BETTER
KENNY HARPER: FEET-UP TO FLAT-OUT
STUART MILLER: ONE OF THE GOOD GUYS
A SERIES OF FIRSTS