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Can we put our thermals away yet?
Overseeing changing times
SUPER CHARGE! • This Triton started life in a ditch, then ended up being an engineering masterpiece of open-minded thinking. And all to take the owner to the pub…
What is supercharging?
Royal Enfield says Scram
Shiny stuff at The Plough
BSA Gold Star fever about to break out
Bikes and trucks on show
WIN A WORKSHOP SEAT
Garner avoids prison over Norton pension rules breach
Rocking out with the DGR
OI! HAVE YOU SEEN ME? • Let us celebrate that for once in this modern world, those of us in advancing years have now been proved right – by science, no less!
What is DocBike?
Fancy a day out? • The clocks have retreated, giving us an extra hour and more of daylight... so let’s make the most of it!
Anything to say?
Matchless G11 & AJS Model 30 • AMC twins may be oft overlooked but are another wonderful way into British twin ownership
A bit of background – who is AMC?
Francis-Barnett Cruiser 91 Sports • We look at a fantastic restoration of one of Francis-Barnett’s more outlandish models
SPECIFICATION: FRANCIS-BARNETT CRUISER SPORTS
AMC two-strokes • Francis-Barnett and James bikes are lightweight, reasonably priced, and can make superb additions to your garage. With a friendly club and many parts still readily available, we show you some of the best
The early Tiger Cubs • The Tiger Cub can turn its hand from originally being a learner bike to a great starter classic, a fun run-a-round, country lane champion, and even a competitive classic trials bike.
Triumph TR5T Trophy Trail • Continuing with his hybrid theme, Frank Westworth, the founder of Classic Bike Guide, looks at the one that got away – Triumph’s TR5T
TRIUMPH TR5T SPECIFICATION
Fantic Caballero 500 The Unknown Retro Hero • How about a go-anywhere lightweight Italian that costs less than you think? There’s more choice for a modern classic than a Triumph Bonneville or a Moto Guzzi V7...
Speed, Accuracy and Cost • Hutch reviews his method of measuring and checking bores and pistons
Steve’s Yamaha AS1 Part eleven • Evidence of the AS1’s previous hard life and infrequent maintenance feature heavily this month
Seats and pans
Project BMW • Things are getting shiny, but still no spark
Frank’s Famous Last Words • Again, the cry is rising: ‘Woe, woe, and thrice woe!’ Why? Prices are rising or falling or neither. Gentlemen, take your choices…
Who do they think they are?