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.
A mystery... • …but not one Toyah Willcox would sing about.
Drumlanrig gets ready for off-road motorsport fun
Hagon support continues
Record breaker at Telford
Car and Classic auction sales
‘Magical’ Mick at the Highland Classic
Damon Wood 9/1/60 - 17/4/2022
British Bike Bonanza 2022
Can-Am anniversary poster looks ahead
Top training introduced
First impressions • The deep red glass fibre tank/seat units of the mid-70s Bultaco Sherpas look so stylish and it’s not just the CDB editor who thinks so.
THE NUMBERS GAME
UNDER THE TANK
Lightweight Performer • If the aim is to produce a light comp bike it makes sense to start with a bike already light... doesn’t it?
THE STORY GOES ON
Bonkey’s Bantam • Some bikes seem destined to survive whatever is thrown their way, be it collapse of the parent factory, being abused as a field bike or stolen from outside the house.
BONKEY ON BONKEY
THE SURVIVOR’S TALE
‘SCOTTISH’ WINNER AT LAST
BOWERS AT BSA
TIDYING UP • Sometimes the way forward is to go back.
Understanding the issue
DIRTPRODUCTS • This is where the wider world of dirt bike suppliers tell us about what they’ve got going on which will make your bike a bit better, your appearance a bit sharper and your track cred… well, two out of three ain’t bad, to quote the legend who was Meatloaf.
Snow fun • If evidence was needed of how organisers are at the mercy of the weather gods NE Vinduro Club can provide it.
All the three • Third time lucky – after two years of Covid-induced absence the Pre65 Scottish is back in Kinlochleven.
OUT OF SORTS
Quietly successful • Were you there? Did you go? Despite the constantly updated and often confusing pandemic requirements the Hagon-backed CDB show happened in 2022.
HAGON AND DONE IT AGAIN!
YOU NEED… MILLER’S MASTERPIECE • Lots of people have thought ‘I could do better…’ then didn’t. Lots of people aren’t Sammy Miller, who thought ‘I could do better…’ and he did.
THE SAMMY MILLER MUSEUM
Classic Dirt Bike
Water boiler • Another dab into the wonderful world of European motorcycle manufacturers…
WHO IS JOHN DICKINSON?
Charioteers • In the old days a sidecar could be bolted on and off at a scramble so the owner could race in the solo class too… then came Wasp…
GET A BUZZ FROM A WASP
THE SCOTTISH - 1985!