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Classic Bike Guide - March 2018


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004 FROM THE ARCHIVE
A collection of British
bikes, in New York.

010 BSA SUPER ROCKET SPECIAL

CBG finds a BSA special and its
wonderful owner, Ray Loxton.

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022 NEWS
John McGuinness riding a
Norton at the TT and many
other goings-on in our world.

026 WHAT’S ON
Pick a new show to visit this year
with our comprehensive guide.

030 BRISTOL SHOW
A few of our favourite photos
from the Bristol show.

032 BUYING GUIDE – MOTO
MORINI 31/2

Hardy Italian V-twin is easy to work
on, great to ride and affordable.

040 BUYING GUIDE – TRIUMPH
TIGER 750

Put a Tiger in your tank – or garage.

046 BUYING GUIDE – BSA A7
Pre-unit 500cc twin heaven.

054 FREDDER!

Manx Norton OHC-engined
special from none other than
race maestro, Fred Walmsley.

064 FROM THE ARCHIVE
Belgian Grand Prix, Spa, 1954.

066 STEVE COOPER, VJMC

If you want a Japanese classic,
Steve says now’s the time.

068 PAUL MILES

Paul declares his poor sense of
direction but a loathing of sat
navs – not a great recipe…

070 PAUL D’ORLEANS
The ultimate bike? It may be
the one you’re sitting on.

072 PRODUCTS

New stuff tested!

074 THE TIGER FROM KASHMIRI

A great story about a well-travelled
T100 that’s been looking after
its owner for nearly 40 years.

082 PARIS DAKAR BMW

We get a world trials champion
to test a tribute to BMW’s
Paris Dakar-winning GS.

090 LETTERS

Your thoughts, plus a heart-warming
story of an owner being reunited
with his first bike – by chance!

092 ROYAL ENFIELD – BUILT
LIKE A GUN

CBG sits down with Siddhartha Lal,
CEO of Royal Enfield, to hear what’s
in store for the future, including
the new twins. It’s exciting.

102 IN THE WORKSHOP –
CHANGE YOUR TYRES

We look at how to change your
tubes and tyres at home.

106 READER ADS

Loads of bikes and spares for sale –
finish that project or start a new one.

122 FRANK WESTWORTH

Frank breaks his own rule…


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