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.
Cause and effect • No change made is completely neutral; there will always be an effect.
TELFORD 2022 • The Hagon-backed CDB Show is Go for 2022!
New club gets some practice in
Drumlanrig festival of off-road motorsport returns
Wasp sidecar celebration
Borders Classic Bike Show
The Three Glens Trial
2021 AMCA/CDB British Classic Motocross Championship
Get out your Pre2000
Rickman Enthusiasts Day
ISDT celebration for opening
On the road for Scottish poppy appeal
Classic Dirt Bike
Magical Matchless • A big single was the mainstay of scrambling for a long time – and arguably, to see and hear these machines in action is the reason for classic sport.
Derek Rickman in action • Competitor, manufacturer, businessman are all labels applicable to Derek Rickman. We concentrate on the ‘competitor’ bit as Dave Gittins celebrates his life.
Future projection • From riding high to being bailed out by the Spanish government, OSSA’s fortunes have been turbulent – but boy, have they made some great-looking bikes.
MICK ANDREWS AND OSSA
AL SPAN MOTORCYCLES
Badge of Honour • Pick a name, almost any name
WHO IS JON SLENZAK?
BITS AND PIECES… • Those of a certain age will be humming Dave Clarke Five’s song, younger people will just think “what?!?” There’s been a period of inactivity for reasons beyond my control.
THE SAFETY THING
DIRTPRODUCTS • Got something new, something reintroduced, or the latest thing for classic off-road riders in the feet-up, MX or enduro world? Tell us and we’ll put it here. Contact Leon in advertising on 01507 529465 or Tim Britton on 07739 615605 or CDBeditor@mortons.co.uk
Highland Classic Action • As sporting life battles to return to normal CDB headed to Aviemore for the postponed Inverness & District MCC’s 2020 Highland Classic Two Day Trial – Fantic Edition.
Beamish Tales • Pink Floyd sang ‘Emily tries but misunderstands’ – a lyric which could almost be applied to the production trials machines made by The Big Four.
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Kick-starting sport again • After 18 months of sporadic events it looks as if sport is on the way back.
Rocking the series • With lots to catch up on, the Rockshocks Classic Trials Series jumped ahead with two events on consecutive days in the South West. Andy Withers was there for us.
CCM Celebration • The sound of rolling thunder – to pinch Peter Henshaw’s CCM book title – echoed around Westmorland County Showground as CCM’s Golden Jubilee Scramble happened.
THE COST OF RACING
IN THE FRAME
Called to The Baa • Two days of traditional trials on the Durham/Northumberland border – Castleside Trials Club’s Baa Classic.
RESULTS - WINNERS
AMCA/CDB British Classic MX Championship • The Mick Brooker Memorial Scramble hosted by Acorns MCC at Butterton near Stoke-on-Trent included Round 2 of the AMCA/CDB British Classic MX Championship.
Bultaco Revival Nostalgia Trial • Postponed from 2020, Westmorland MCC’s celebration of Bultaco went ahead on Saturday, June 19, 2021.
Out of the blue • Sometimes change happens gradually, other times something comes along which forces the world to take notice just by being there.
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