September 2015
September 2015   


Real Classic - September 2015

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RealClassic #137 on sale

The September issue of RealClassic magazine is available now; stuffed full of old Brit bikes and an American interloper…


ARIEL SQUARE FOUR
In the final part of this rebuild series, the epic Ariel adventure nears its end. It’s time to clock up some miles and start sorting the teething troubles

BSA STARFIRE
Light blue touch paper and retire rapidly. Rowena Hoseason meets BSA’s infamously explosive unit construction 250 single

BSA M33
Although it was originally intended as a sidecar tug, Stuart Urquhart discovers that BSA’s plunger slugger makes for an entertaining solo ride. Once he’s got it running right, that is

HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER
Do you fancy riding something with miles of heritage, a simple air-cooled V-twin engine and maximum smiles per mile? You meet remarkable people on a Harley, says Frank Westworth, risking outrage

MATCHLESS G3
Some folk deride AMC 350s as being grey porridge, but Ian Massey was so impressed with his heavyweight single that he came back for second helpings. He compares a roadgoing G3L to its more sporty off-road G3CS counterpart

NORTON ES2
Odgie discovers a delightfully aged pre-war Norton single, a well-worn rigid machine with girder forks, which isn’t exactly what it seems...

ROYAL ENFIELD CONSTELLATION
In theory, the restoration of this 700cc superbike ended last month. So inevitably there’s another episode of fun and fettling with footrests, ace bars, clutch improvements and a tiny little oil leak

TRIUMPH T140 BONNEVILLE
The 750 Triumph twins are often recommended as ideal starter classics which combine trad character with practical performance. Ace Tester Miles put this theory to the test over several months in the saddle

PLUS! Graham and Daisy meet the RC Scottish contingent, north of the border; Jacqueline Bickerstaff joins in a celebration of the Tommies’ ‘Trusty’ Triumph, at the VFV Norddeutschland International Rally; Frank Westworth stops working on the BSA to solve a sudden stoppage on the Triumph T100, and RC readers debate old age, quenching and annealing, and the tale of a Tigress.

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