Useful and Informative Links

Following is an ever growing list of links to sites that are of general old motorbike interest, along with specific suppliers and manufacturers/reconditioning service providers.

More about vintage and veteran motorcycles to come.

 

CLUBS

The Vintage Motorcycle Club

//www.vmcc.net/

The Sunbeam Motorcycle Club (strangely not just for Sunbeams) Anything pre 1940.

//www.sunbeam-mcc.co.uk/

The New Imperial Association

//www.newimperial.co.uk/home.html

Calthorpe Motorcycle Group

//calthorpe.info/

Rudge

1) //rudge.club/

2) //www.rudge-whitworth.com/

Vincent

//www.voc.uk.com/

AJS/Matchless

//www.jampot.com/

Ariel

//www.arielownersmcc.co.uk/

Scott

//www.scottownersclub.org/

Panther

//www.pantherownersclub.com/

 

SPECIALIST SUPPLIERS AND SERVICES

Bonniksen speedometer repairs, newly manufactured parts, etc

//www.bonniksen.co.uk/index.htm

Royal Enfield spares and more

//www.hitchcocksmotorcycles.com/home

Magneto and Dynamo repairs

//www.themagnetoguys.co.uk/Home.php

Good quality mudguards - expanding range

//www.vintagesteel.com.au./

GENERAL INTEREST, VIDEOS ETC

Old crocks in 1931 - spot the new New Hudson (the only lady rider is a clue)

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4QUhygfPKI

Motorcycle training 1915

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlKRnNcBtLw

More training 1916

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0EsmVrlkiI

The place where most of my period magazine pages come from: digitised copies of The Motor Cycle from 1907-1922 (a few missing). Six month blocks, complete with adverts.

//archive.org/search.php?query=the%20motor%20cycle

Promotional film from Rudge Whitworth made 1926

 //www.youtube.com/watch?v=07acWyRcwcY

Promotional film from Triumph about 1952/3. Bit naff to start with, but gets better

 //www.youtube.com/watch?v=L40MaCjqY5w

 Promotional film from Rover about 1913. Excellent early footage

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m8PmMQK76s

 Sturmey Archer gearboxes and a whole lot more

//www.sturmey-archerheritage.com

Article on beaded edge tyres/rims - car orientated, but still of interest

//www.vscc.co.za/Beaded_Edge_Tyres_In_The_Modern_World_John_E_L_Bramma.pdf