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Be careful what you wish for
Triumph Tiger 500SC Jack Pine • Triumph’s success in American off-road competition gave birth to a dedicated racer with lights – the T100SC
BSA Gold Star UK launch • We covered our exclusive ride of BSA’s new Gold Star last month. But then they invited us to the launch, so we thought we’d bring you what we learned there
WHERE WE’VE BEEN: Malle Mile 2022 • The Malle Mile is exactly how the organisers describe it: “The British inappropriate motorcycle race and festival”
Ivan’s BSA M20
WHERE WE’VE BEEN: The T. Arnold Moffat Run
WHERE WE’VE BEEN: The Interesting Bike Show
WHERE WE’VE BEEN: Tortoise and Hare
WHERE WE’VE BEEN: Getting steamed up at the West Somerset railway rally
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1978 Benelli 750 SEI More Pots Than Most • Life in the swinging Seventies was certainly varied, as were the bikes available to the brave. While Japan Inc. built ever-more fours, one Italian manufacturer decided to beat them all at their own game – by offering a six. Frank Westworth tried hard to love Benelli’s shapely flagship…
Laverda 75 Sport 1954 The Commuter that Wins Races • Francesco Laverda thought he could make a superior four-stroke commuter bike to rival the many two-strokes Italian manufacturers were selling. To let the world know, he got his new design and went racing
Riding a Vincent is a way of life • Uli catches up with an 85-year-old gentleman who has been – and still is – enjoying the wonders of Vincents...
Living with an old bike for the first time
British Bike Guide PART ONE
HONDA CB250RS • Lightweight and agile, Honda’s CB250RS conflicted with its own Superdream for sales and was never as popular. Now, they can be a great back-lane bike with big H reliability
Feasibility Study • Potential restoration project or a pile of scrap parts waiting to swallow your time and money for nothing? Hutch puts his thoughts into practice on a Honda CBX750
Project BMW • What’s that rumble? Could that be a horizontally-opposed twin, by chance?
WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO ON OUR PROJECTS... Steve’s Yamaha AS1 Part Fourteen • Progress continues as Steve starts to add significant and substantial components
Frank’s Famous Last Words • Top tip: never ask anyone which bike they’d like to read about…