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Classic Bike (UK) - - News - GARY PINCHIN, ED­I­TOR clas­sic.bike@bauer­me­dia.co.uk

las­sic bikes need a fet­tle ev­ery now and again, so we felt it was time to give the mag one, too. We’ve tweaked the front end to cover a wider range of bikes, peo­ple and events. We’ve also given more promi­nence to Rick’s much-loved work­shop sec­tion – and kept the en­gine strip and spe­cial­ist favourites.

Fea­tures-wise, we wanted to keep the same wide va­ri­ety, so we’ve got a three-bike Suzuki triple com­par­i­son plus a wild girder-forked Gold Star. The clas­sic world is full of char­ac­ters, and Glen English stands out not just as one of the top clas­sic rac­ers in the world but also one of the most tal­ented model mak­ers and sculp­tors of two-wheeled ma­chines.

Bri­tish bike shops with real his­tory are rel­a­tively plen­ti­ful in the UK... but in Greece? We found a BSA deal­er­ship in Athens that is cel­e­brat­ing its 100th an­niver­sary. And we’ve got events, with com­pre­hen­sive cov­er­age of the Don­ing­ton En­durance and the Quail Gath­er­ing, which high­light the di­ver­sity of the clas­sic world we love so much. En­joy the read

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