Dean’s Yamaha FJ1200 an unbeatable all-rounder

When Keith bought his Vincent HRD 500 Comet as a basket case in 1992, he had no idea of the bike’s history. It was only after Ian Savage of the Vincent HRD Owners Club (VOC) came to look at the Comet at Keith’s home that he realised what he had on his hands. “He looked […]

What’s the perfect Christmas present for a man who loves jigsaw puzzles almost as much as he loves motorcycles? For Stan Harris, it was a Norton Model 50 which had been broken up and piled into a dozen or more boxes, jars and tins. The Norton was a gift from Stan’s wife and biking partner […]

When Gary Thompson wandered into his local Yamaha dealer in 1986, he had his heart set on an RD500LC – the race-bred superbike launched two years earlier. He was quoted a price of £2,900, and was all set to place his order at Guilding & Wesson (G&W) in Wisbech when the salesman offered him the […]

The first motorbike Stuart Way ever rode on was a Norton. As a schoolboy in the mid ‘60s, he lived in a flat above a motorbike shop in Tilbury, Essex, and quickly got friendly with the mechanics. “That was how my motorcycle history started,” he says, “because I worked there after school and at weekends, […]

Colin Shillings bought his Laverda Jota in 1984 and is so in love with the legendary Italian superbike he has no intention of ever selling it
Tony Towle, 88, bought his Douglas Vespa 152L2 new in 1960, and has finally decided to sell it. But it will stay in the family.