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Triumph Bonneville 650 Heads

by Keith Fellenstein

Motorcycle Classics’ tech expert Keith Fellenstein answers an inquiry about which different Triumph heads can be used on a Triumph Bonneville 650.


Triumph Live Event Celebrates 110th Birthday

by Alan Cathcart

Triumph celebrates 110th birthday with Triumph Live event


REG 250: The First Multi-cylinder 250cc Motorcycle

By Alan Cathcart

R.E. "Bob" Geeson created a world-beating 250cc motorcycle with his own hands and his own resources. Originally published as "Circa-1960 REG 250" in the September/October 2011 issue of Motorcycle Classics Magazine.


1928 New Hudson Model 88 ee

by MC Staff

A 1928 New Hudson Model 88 ee at the National Motorcycle museum in Anamosa, Iowa.


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John Surtees Petition Drive for Knighthood

by Richard Backus

The only man ever to win World Championships on two wheels and four, John Surtees is without question one of the great figures in motorsports. A gifted rider who worked as an apprentice for Vincent in his early years, Surtees went on to win seven World Championships riding for MV Agusta before moving to Formula One in the early 1960s. Now, a group of enthusiasts and supporters are pressing a petition drive to put the “Sir” in Surtees with an official knighthood.


Shooting Star: The Rise and Fall of the British Motorcycle Industry

By Abe Aamidor

Some of the leading manufacturers in the early history of the British motorcycle industry were Norton, Velocette and BSA. Discover how some companies flourished while others failed in Shooting Star: The Rise and Fall of the British Motorcycle Industry (ECW Press, 2009).


Triumph T120 Ignition Trouble

by Keith Fellenstein

Motorcycle Classics tech expert Keith Fellenstein solves ignition trouble on a Triumph T120.


1939 Ariel 250 Red Hunter

by MC Staff

1939 Ariel 250 Red Hunter at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.