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The Classic MotorCycle - April 2019


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Archive photograph ..........................................6 

News ...................................................................8 

Austrian museum .......................................... 12 

Letters ............................................................. 16 

Subscribe and save ........................................ 18 

BSA GPO Bantam ........................................... 20 

French event ................................................... 26 

Ariel Model A .................................................. 30 

Bianchi MT 61................................................. 36 

Jones racer....................................................... 42 

Triumph SAINTs ............................................ 46 

Brian Wood, motorcycle policeman............. 52 

BSA AA B40 ..................................................... 57 

Soviet motorcycles ......................................... 60 

Closer look – magic wheels ........................... 66 

Eric Boocock interview.................................. 72 

Men who mattered – Steve McQueen .......... 74 

Motorcycle specials (AJS record breaker) .... 76 

Roy Poynting column .................................... 80 

Jerry Thurston column................................... 82 

You were asking .............................................. 86 

Restoration guide – BSA WD B40 ................. 90 

Technical feature – carburettor jets ............. 92 

Classic components (hand oil pumps).........98 

Diary..............................................................110 

Next month ...................................................113 

Classic camera.............................................. 114