Classic Bike Guide

  • Cost-effective classics! Suzuki GT250

    Cost-effective classics! Suzuki GT250

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    Suzuki’s GT250 – well worth a look! Steve Cooper investigates.. Back when learners could ride 250s the market was hugely competitive. Everyone had a favourite and for a variety of reasons but there’s no denying which bike sold in the greatest numbers – Suzuki’s GT250. At the height of the 1970s more GT250s were sold…

  • Fun! life on a Ducati single-cylinder scrambler

    Fun! life on a Ducati single-cylinder scrambler

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    “A joyous backroad or urban tool” says James Robinson… read more: Sometimes, when one climbs aboard a motorcycle, one knows it’s going to be just right. That was the feeling I had when Colin Jansen left me to play with his 350cc Ducati Scrambler. I knew I was going to have a ball. When I…

  • Cost-effective Classics: BSA A65

    Cost-effective Classics: BSA A65

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    Background Before most of us were born bikes had run separate gearboxes and engines. Yes, that sounds crazy now, but the arrangement was a carry-over from the veteran era. The set up was a pain to adjust as it involved faffing around with two chains – primary and drive. It was also costly to produce…

  • Video: Discover what’s coming up in the December issue of Classic Bike Guide!

    Video: Discover what’s coming up in the December issue of Classic Bike Guide!

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    Classic Bike Guide Editor, Matt Hull, gives readers a preview of what’s happening in the December 2021 issue of Classic Bike Guide…

  • THIS WEEKEND: Pierfrancesco Chili, Guy Martin’s 1500cc Suzuki, Workshop Wisdom and Moto Gymkhana at the Newark Classic Bike Show.

    THIS WEEKEND: Pierfrancesco Chili, Guy Martin’s 1500cc Suzuki, Workshop Wisdom and Moto Gymkhana at the Newark Classic Bike Show.

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    It’s almost time for the ever-growing Newark Classic Bike Show – and this year’s event looks set to be bigger and better than ever before. Running across January 11-12, there will be plenty to keep bike and scooter enthusiasts entertained, with brand-new features and familiar favourites all present and correct throughout the weekend. In amongst…

  • Frankie goes to Newark. Pierfrancesco Chili confirmed as GUEST OF HONOUR at the Newark Winter Classic.

    Frankie goes to Newark. Pierfrancesco Chili confirmed as GUEST OF HONOUR at the Newark Winter Classic.

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    Pierfrancesco ‘Frankie’ Chili has been confirmed as the Guest of Honour at the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic at Newark showground, which takes places across the 11-12 January 2020. Bologna born Frankie had a long and successful career in racing, winning the 125cc European Championship in 1985 before moving on to the Grand…

  • EVENTS: There’s LESS than THREE WEEKS to go until the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic kicks off.

    EVENTS: There’s LESS than THREE WEEKS to go until the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic kicks off.

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    Banish your post-Christmas blues at the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic, on January 5-6 at Newark Showground. World Championship-winning American racing legend Freddie Spencer will be making his first appearance at the show, sharing stories from his hugely successful race career. Interviewed on stage by local TT hero Steve Plater, there’s sure to…

  • Fan’s favourite Rutter to star at January Winter Classic

    Fan’s favourite Rutter to star at January Winter Classic

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    Few motorcycle racers can boast a CV that comes close to Michael Rutter’s, Guest of Honour at the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic show. In a career spanning over 20 years, which goes back to the early 1990’s, when a teenage Rutter took to the track following in his famous father Tony’s footsteps…

  • Don’t miss the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide show – 9-10 January, 2016

    Don’t miss the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide show – 9-10 January, 2016

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    Here’s the perfect way to kick-start the new classic motorcycling year: the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic returns to offer enthusiasts a chance to stock up ahead of a new riding season. Hundreds of trade stands and autojumble plots will pack into the halls of Newark Showground for the two-day exhibition (9-10 January,…

  • James Whitham guest starring at Brilliant New Year motorcycle event

    James Whitham guest starring at Brilliant New Year motorcycle event

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    Race-ace turned TV commentator James Whitham will be the star guest at the New Year classic motorcycle event at Newark Showground. One of the most popular British riders ever, Whitham will be on stage several times throughout the weekend of January 9-10 being interviewed about his life and career by fellow former competitor Steve Plater.…

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