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The spring races of 2022 are about to get a tad more gnarly in Florida – and we aren’t just talking about the baggers.  This year, AutoEvolution tells us that not only will the King of the Baggers be held on the oval track for the first time (March, TBA), but that announcers of the …

British Motorcycle Club of Pakistan  ride the Himalayas The British Motorcycle Club of Pakistan sent in these photos of their club, their bikes, their members, and their fascinating country. For more info, contact Nadeem at [email protected] Can you imagine what it must be like to ride classic Brit Iron through the Himalayas? ABOVE: Club member …

ABOVE: The Brooks Cycles Auction was conducted by Auctioneer Doug Neale, who is also the patriarch of Neale & Sons Auction Company. BROOKS CYCLERY – A LOCAL LEGEND Brooks Cycle Shop was THE Motorcycle Shop in San Jose CA in the 1950s & 1960s. They carried at various times, Triumph, BSA, Hodaka, Suzuki, Lambretta & …

ABOVE: While bidding at the Bonhams Auction-Las Vegas 2011 had a distinctly gentlemanly tone, it was fierce & competitive nonetheless. Bonhams Auction-Las Vegas 2011 OLD SCHOOL Bonhams & Butterfields is one of the 3 oldest auction houses in the world. Established in 1793, at the same time as both Christie’s & Sotheby’s, Bonhams is still …

I visit the Barber Motorsports Museum THE BARBER MOTORSPORTS MUSEUM I was recently in Birmingham, Alabama on business and managed to steal a few hours to visit two incredible museums in the area. One is the International Motorsports Hall of Fame (mostly NASCAR) at the Talladega Raceway. The other is the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum …

2017 QUAIL MOTORCYCLE GATHERING IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Below is the Quail’s own coverage (ie: Press Release) on this year’s Show. Mine will follow very soon: “Carmel, Calif. – May 9, 2017 – Spectators turned out in force at the 9th Annual The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, presented by GEICO Motorcycle, despite cool and windy conditions …

The 2017 Isle of Man Manx GP, a personal account 2017 ISLE OF MAN MANX GP – THE DREAM It took me over thirty years of dreaming to get to the Isle of Man TT. As a teenager the seed was planted by the articles I read in the motorcycle magazines I devoured instead of …

CLUBMANS SHOW 2012 PICTURES WHAT A SHOW We’ve been talking about it for months now. The 25th Annual Clubman’s All-British Weekend took place on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose CA. Sponsored by the BSA Owners Club of Northern California (BSAOCNC) sponsors this legendary show, which is the …

The Clubmans Show 2011 DON’T MISS THIS SHOW!! The Clubmans Show 2011 promises, as do all Clubmans Shows, to be a Must-See event for anyone with a love of Classic British Motorcycles. This is the 24th year of this amazing event. Sponsored by the Northern California Chapter of the BSA Owners Club, or BSAOC, the …

CLUBMANS ALL-BRITISH WEEKEND 2017 MAKES 30 YEARS Every year for the last 30 years, the BSA Owners Club of Northern California (BSAOCNC) has put on an all-British motorcycle show and ride that has been billed as the biggest in the West. This year’s Clubman’s All-British Weekend-2017, the 30th Annual, was on Saturday, March 25 this …

The Clubmans All-British Weekend-2014 27th ANNUAL CLUBMANS ALL-BRITISH WEEKEND-2014 This year’s Clubmans Show was a little smaller than last year, but just a impressive as ever, with a stunning array of Classic British Motorcycles, customs, choppers, bobbers, cafe racers, track racers, street trackers, and on and on. Sponsored by the BSAOCNC (BSA Owners Club of …

We not only covered the Clubmans All-British Weekend 2012, we set up a photo booth to take studio-grade pics of gorgeous classic British motoryclces. For more coverage of the show, and lots more eye-popping photos, go to our Clubmans Show 2012 Pictures page.   CLUBMANS All-BRITISH WEEKEND 2012 – The 25th Annual CLUBMAN’S SHOW If …

The Clubmans All-British Weekend 2005 had more than just gorgeous motorcycles. We had a celebrity. That’s racing legend Eddie Mulder on the left & BSAOC president Don Danmeier on the right, with the proud recipient of Best in Modified Class. THE BEST CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE SHOW AROUND I go to classic bike shows, auctions, rallies & …

CLUBMANS 2011 PHOTOS: WHAT A SHOW!! As always, this year’s Clubman’s All-British Weekend Motorcycle Show was fantastic!! While it felt like there weren’t quite as many bikes as last year, it also felt like the quality of the bikes entered was even better. Put on by the BSAOCNC (BSA Owners Club of Northern California as …

Central Coast Motorcycle Show 2011 CENTRAL COAST MOTORCYCLE SHOW 2011 IS A HIT! This is the 4th year for the Central Coast Classic Motorcycle Show in San Luis Obispo CA. It’s put on by the Central Coast Classic Motorcycle Club & they did one heck of a job! It takes place in the large parking …

Buzz Walnecks Buzzzzz Rag Magazine is the latest, greatest publication for Buzz and Company. If you’re looking to buy or sell a Classic Motorcycle or parts for one, check out The Buzzzzz Rag. Pixie and Buzz Walneck. As you can imagine, Buzz is something of an expert on classic motorcycles. Here he sits on an …

ABOVE: The annual BSAOC Triples Ride meets in front of Rabers before taking off through the hills above San Jose. BSAOC Triples Ride BSA ROCKET 3’s & TRIUMPH TRIDENTS RIDE TOGETHER The BSAOCNC (The BSA Owners Club of Northern California) sponsors about one fantastic ride every month throughout the year. Some are themed rides (Rigid …

BSAOCNC – THE BSA OWNERS CLUB OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA The Northern California BSA Owners Club was formed to promote the preservation and enjoyment of the motorcycles produced by the Birmingham Small Arms Company. Founded in 1985, the Club now has over 500 members, and has since its inception produced a monthly newsletter, the Bulletin. Technical …