If you would like to include details of your classic motorbike owners club or organisation on this page, please contact me with the details.
AJS & Matchless Owners Club (www.jampot.com)
Ariel Owners Club (www.arielownersmcc.co.uk)
Ariel Owners Club of East Anglia (www.arielownersmcc.co.uk/eas/index.htm)
National Autocycle and Cyclemotor Club (www.buzzing.org)
BMW Club (www.bmw-club.org.uk)
Bonneville Owners Club (www.bonnevilleowners.com)
Brough Superior Club (www.broughsuperiorclub.com)
BSA Gold Star OC (www.bsagoldstarownersclub.com)
The Corgi Club and Register (www.brockhousecorgi.co.uk)
Cossack Owners Club UK (www.cossackownersclub.co.uk)
Cotton Owners and Enthusiasts Club (www.home.wanadoo.nl/cotton)
Devon Autocyclist Club Club (www.devonautocyclists.co.uk)
DOT Motorcycle Club (www.dot-motorcycle-club.co.uk)
Douglas Owners Club (www.douglasmotorcycles.co.uk)
Ducati Owners Club GB(www.docgb.org)
Francis Barnett Owners Club (www.francis-barnett.co.uk)
Hesketh Owners Club (www.owners.heskethmotorcycles.co.uk)
Honda VF100R Owners’ Club (http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/vf1000r_Owners_Club/)
Indian Owners Club of GB (www.indianmotocycle.co.uk)
Jawa/CZ OC of GB & Ireland (www.jawaczownersclub.co.uk)
Classic Kawasaki Club of GB (www.classickawasakiclub.com)
Kawasaki KZ1300 Club www.kz1300.com
Z1 Owners Club Great Britain www.z1ownersclub.co.uk
International Laverda Owners Club (www.iloc.org.uk)
North America Laverda Owners Club (www.lavusa.com)
Moto Guzzi Nationa OC (www.mgnoc.com)
Moto Morini Club Nederland (www.motomoriniclub.nl)
Moto Rumi Club (www.motorumiclub.co.uk)
MV Agusta OC of GB (www.manxman.co.im/mvagusta)
MZ Riders Club (www.mzridersclub.co.uk)
Norman Club (www.normancycles.co.uk)
Norton Owners Club(www.nortonownersclub.org)
Panther OC UK (pages.123-reg.co.uk/dragon16-30141)
Panther OC Club Australia (members.ozemail.com.au/~scfhms/poc.html)
Penton Owners Group (www.pentonusa.org)
Rotary Owners Club (www.rotaryownersclub.co.uk)
Royal Enfield & Enfield India (www.royalenfield.org.uk)
Rudge Enthusiasts (www.rudge.co.uk)
Sunbeam MCC (http://sunbeam-mcc.co.uk/)
Sunbeam Owners Fellowship (www.onthebeam.co.uk)
Tempo Club of Norway (www.tempoklubben.com)
Trident and Rocket 3 Owners Club (www.tr3oc.co.uk/)
Triumph Owners MCC (www.tomcc.org/)
Triumph Owners MCC West Wales Branch (www.tomccww.co.uk/)
Velocette Owners Club (www.velocetteowners.com)
Velocette Owners Club – Lancashire (www.lancsvelo.com)
Vincent/HRD Owners Club (www.voc.uk.com)
American Vintage Dirt Racers Association A.V.D.R.A (www.avdra.com)
Northwest Classic Motorcycle Club (www.nwclassicmotorcycleclub.com)
VMCC Sprint Section (www.vmccsprint.co.uk/)
Classic Racing Motorcycle Club (www.crmc.co.uk)
Colchester Classic Motorcycle Club (www.ccmc.org.uk)
Motorcycle Action Group (www.mag-uk.org)
Vintage Japanese MC (UK) (www.vjmc.com)
Vintage Japanese MC of N. America (vjmc.org)
If you have a link to a classic or vintage bike page you would like to see added to this list, then please contact me with the details. I really want to try and keep the links limited to classic bikes as that is what we are all here for.
General Classic Bike Links:
http://www.nationalmotorcyclemuseum.co.uk – The splendid motorcycle museum in Birmingham, UK.
http://www.bluespark.com.au/ – Blue Spark Moto – disturbingly commited to thoroughbred British sports machines. Reproduction literature, memorabilia and other classic bike stuff
http://www.midlandbullets.co.uk/ – This site is dedicated to the Royal Enfield motorcycle and their riders. We are not in the business of snobbery, and whatever Royal Enfield you may have, be it a classic Ridditch or a more recent Indian production, you can be sure there’s no discrimination here.
www.oldracer.co.uk – Website dedicated to the Kingham racing Vincents, currently campaigned in the British Historic Racing Championship.
www.daviesmotorsport.com – Classic Honda Race Team. Focused on Honda K4′s and also supply race spec parts for these bikes.
http://classicbikenetwork.ning.com/ – A free network for Classic Bike Enthusiasts, Post pictures and videos, chat and blog for free!
a site run for Chris Chapman who is running a 1972 Rob North Trident with the CRMC
www.chopperfoto.co.uk – A superb site featuring unique and very beautiful pictures of classic bike engines. You MUST check this site out!
http://liberoliberatienglish.blogspot.com/ – A site dedicated to the life of World Champion Libero Liberati
http://tomsheard.4t.com – A webpage on Tom Sheard, the first Manxman to win the Isle of Man TT races (1922 and 1923).
www.oldbikenews.com – News concerning antique, classic, vintage and collectible motorcycles – Updated Daily.
www.keveney.com/Engines – a fantastic site for anyone who enjoys engines. Includes animations showing the workings of all types of internal combustion and steam engines. Fascinating!
www.wildcardphotos.co.uk – Superb motorcycle photography site. Prints for sale. Check it out!
www.oldbikenews.com – News concerning antique, classic, vintage and collectible motorcycles. Updated daily.
www.jbar.nl – classic Japanese parts finding service. Give it a try!
www.motorparade.nl – an unusual site displaying a vast collection of classic motorcycle sticker books.
www.guskuhn.net – a new and growing site about Gus Kuhn Motors Ltd., it’s founder and the racing activities in the seventies.
www.brittown.com – the homepage for an exciting US documentary on the joys of British Biking.
www.oliversmount.com – A new site with a potted history of the Scarborough circuit.
dunboyneroadracing.atspace.com – A great site all about the Dunboyne Road Racing circuit.
www.earlymotorcycles.com – A web magazine specifically for pre-1940 machines (including WW2 Military).
www.geocities.com/bhamtestersrun – A busy site. Info on the Birmingham factories and lots more.
www.hurley-pugh.co.uk – the best vintage bike site on the net. Learn stuff you never knew before!
www.motorbike-search-engine.co.uk – A useful all round bike site.
www.realclassic.co.uk – One of the best classic bike sites around.
www.bmct.org – The British Motorcycle Charitable Trust
www.ianchadwick.com/motorcycles/britbikes/index.html – An overview of the British motorcycle industry and its collapse
motorcycle-memories.com – a great site with loads of postcards depicting classic and vintage bikes.
www.motoetienne.fr.st – a lovely site detailing two French Restorations
www.silverdragons.co.uk – Loads of fabulous pictures and info about Britain’s largest mainland TT Circuit 1948 to 1953
www.sandspeedwales.co.uk – Archives and pictures on Wales’ sand races of the 1920′s. Really worth a visit.
www.speedtracktales.co.uk – More fascinating pictures of vintage racing.
www.cafecycle.com – a site dedicated to cafe motorcycles of all makes and models.
Make/Model Specific Links
www.b50.org/ – A site for those loving the B.S.A. B50 and B25. Lots of technical info and a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic forum.
www.theblackbullet.net/ – A nice Royal Enfield Bullet blog. Easy to read and some great photos..
flyingsquirrel.nl/ – The first ever Scott Motorcycle Blog in the world!
www.motomoriniclub.nl – A website all about Moto Morini motorcycles.
www.BSA-M24.com – A great website dedicated to pre-war BSA M24 Gold Stars.
www.triumph-tiger-90.com – A thorough site dealing with the 350cc Tiger 90.
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/arielarrowandleadergroup/ – A useful user group for all owners and followers of the two stroke Ariel Leader and Arrow bikes.
http://bsaoc.org.nz/ – The New Zealand BSA Owners Club website.
www.triumph.gen.nz – a Triumph website covering all models from 1902 through to 1940 compiled by the VMCC marque specialist for Triumph.
www.thestevensproject.co.uk – A new site dedicated to the Stevens Motorcycle
www.tempoveteran.net – A norwegian site dedicated to the Tempo
www.triton-owners-club.co.uk – The Triton Owners Club of Great Britain homepage
www.classicbsamotorcycles.co.uk – An interesting site providing good history and pictures of the BSA range.
www.somemonkey.com – A nice blog/site detailing the rebuild of a 1976 Honda CB550. Very useful!
www.hrdcomet.co.uk – A fascinating site on George Barber and his involvement in racing and working at HRD in Stevenage. Loads of great pictures.
Triumph Dayt-owners, internet group specialising in 350 & 500 unit Triumphs: Est 2004, now over 370 members worldwide, & growing. Free membership.
www.adlermotorcycles.com – find out more about Adler motorcycles.
www.jawaclub.com – a site dedicated to the Jawa/Yedzi.
www.bsa-c15.org.uk – the ultimate site for the BSA C15.
www.kynoch-douglas-parts.com – Loads of info on Douglas motorcycles. Bristol’s finest!
www.mistgreen.com/index.htm – A great BSA Bantam page. Loads of info.
www.members.lycos.co.uk/triumphspeedtwin – a page dedicated to the Triumph Speed Twin
www.t140.com – a great site dedicated to the T140. I liked it a lot!
www.theflyingmerkel.com – The Flying Merkel Site
www.neracar.co.uk – a great site for the intriguing Neracar
www.whizzermotorbike.com – good history (and current offerings) for the Whizzer
Bike Friendly Accommodation
www.sunnyhillwales.co.uk – Biker friendly self catering accommodation for up to 4, ideally centrally situated for touring in west wales. Under cover lock-up facilities available if req’d. Short breaks available at certain times
www.gitesnbikes.com – biker friendly self-catering accommodation in the Auvergne, France. We have been over here since 2007 and the area is fantastic!
http://www.forestcourtashby.co.uk/ – Biker friendly accommodation near Donington Park Race Track in the centre of the National Forest.
www.pottyplace.com/accom – Self-Catering Accommodation in the South of France.
www.thesandpiperhotel.co.uk – a biker run hotel in the south shore area of Blackpool providing
Oxford anchor points and chains for bikes
www.countrysideholidaysinfrance.co.uk – holidays and tours essentially for classic bikes and classic bikers in central Brittany, France offering quiet accomodation in a rural setting , plenty of garage and workshop space with a choice of 2 self contained gites. A collection of classic bikes from a 52 bantam to 79 BMW
www.pilatesgroup.com – My wife’s Pilates website. Not relevant,
I realise, but it’s my site and I can do what I want…
This is a new page on the Vintagebike.co.uk website. If you have a business (strictly related to classic and vintage motorcycles) that you would like to see on this page, please contact me with the details and I will be happy to oblige.
Classic Motorcycle Businesses:
www.grd.be - the biggest motorhotel in Europe “Bikersloft Groenedijk” at Oudenburg – and also the site of the museum:www.oldtimermotorenmuseum.be
www.2wheelnostalgia.com - 70s and 80s bikes for hire and touring in Southern Spain.
http://www.bikemoverseurope.com - Bike Movers Europe are a dedicated motorbike transportation company, specializing in affordable motorcycle transportation throughout Europe.
www.wardepartment.co.uk - Harley Davidson Motorcycles, Spare Parts and Services.
www.heritage-motorcycles.co.uk - a new business dedicated to servicing repairing and restoring classic and retro motorcycles in the Hampshire area.
www.classicms.co.uk - Ferdy’s provide restoration, renovation and preparation services based in Mildenhall.
www.lochnessrestorations.com – restoration specialists based in the Scottish Highlands
mfcpatterns-castings.co.uk – MFC Patterns & Castings. Specialist producers of pattern equipment and metal castings for Classic & Vintage motorcycles, including Crankcases, Cylinder heads & Cylinder barrels, Timing covers, etc.
www.rsbikepaint.com – RS Paints. Over 27,000 paint records and formulations for motorcycles covering 140 manufacturers and dating from 1912 to the present day
www.classic2strokesuzuki.com – Titan Performance. Apartnership devoted to the production of specialistparts for the GT and T500 Suzuki
Motorcycle Shipping – Frontier Forwarding Services Ltd import and export motorcycle shipping services ? worldwide.
http://www.jobillspirit.co.uk/ – lovely air brush services from a good friend of mine!
http://www.sfxwheels.moonfruit.com/ – sfx-wheels. UK based anodizing and powdercoating specialist for allmx offroad trials enduro and racewheels.
www.rrk.vyrobce.cz – Czech Republic based makers of vintage bike saddles and luggage.
www.stainlessautomotivefastenings.co.uk – Supplier of Stainless SteelFasteners to the automobilerestorer, motorcycle builder, kit car builder and model makingenthusiast.
www.mastershine.co.uk – Offering ahigh standardmetal polising service in Kent.
www.restorationservices.biz – Classic motorcycle restorations Manchester,full or part to concours standard. collection and delivery, chroming, powdercoating, wet spray etc, accident damage. 25 years experience
www.bikepaintwork.co.uk – specialising inpaintwork for motorcycles, both modern and classic, from just an oil tank to afull paint job. Based in Surrey, nearthe M25 junction 8, and is easily accessible from London,Kent, Sussex and Hampshire.
www.messcheshire.co.uk/ – Cheshire based company offering many services, such as reboring, crankbuilding, aluminium welding, armature testing and much, much more.
www.motoliner.com – specialize in frame straightening andrepairs,forks and yokes and cast wheel repairs with 30yrs experience
www.movingmotorcycles.co.uk – Moving Motorcycles specialise in classic biketransportation and delivery in South East England.
www.smartchock.co.uk – Smart Chock, the revolutionary motorcycle standthat will change the way you park forever. Simply pull up and Smart Chockintelligently grips your tyre safely and securely
www.kawasakitripleparts.com – Kawasakitriple parts KH250 KH400 KS S1 S2 S3 used pattern & refurbishedparts, spares & bikes bought & sold.
www.bigzedz.com – website specialising in the sale of
the 1970′s Kawasaki Z range – based in Spain.
www.bikemoversuk.co.uk – collect and deliver motorcyclesthroughout the UK & Europe and Crate and ship many classic bikes for collectorsworldwide
www.manxnewton.com – for most makes of classic and vintage bikes, plus offeringvarious restoration facilities
www.vintagemotorcyclepistons.co.uk – A comprehensive anddiverse stockholding of pistons for classic motorcycles.
www.classicpartsltd.com -Halcyon Classic parts manufacture and sell Classic motorcycle goggles,stainless steel vintage bike mirrors and accessories.
www.fetchmybike.co.uk – specialisedmotorcycle transport, covering the whole of the UK and most of Europe by road,and we arrange worldwide shipping too.
www.silverstonesuperbikes.co.uk- The website for TridentEngineering, We specialize in BSA and Triumph Triples, repairs, restoration andrace preparation. All engine parts supplied both road and race including manyparts made exclusively for us.
www.stamford-classic-bikes.com – 1960s Honda Restoration Site. Their aim is to save old Honda motorcycles from the scrap heap and restore them to their former glory
www.5thgearparts.com/ – a company that specializes in 2nd hand parts for Yamaha and Honda streetbikes from the 70′s and 80′s butare constantly adding more bikes totheir inventory.
www.timelessmotorcompany.com/ – a company that specializes in vintagereproduction motorcycles. They produce amazing, high quality reproductionof classic 1910 street bikes and board track bikes.
www.mechanicaldevelopments.com -a specialist business in Service Repair and Restoration ofClassic/Vintage motorcycles at Penkridge in Staffordshire.
www.nationalbiketyres.co.uk -an owner operated independent motorcycle tyre website.
www.OldBikeBarn.com – US site focussing on70-80’s JapaneseMotorcycle Parts
www.gsparkplug.com – The Green Spark Plug Co. is the only company inthe world that specialises in Spark Plugs & Accessories for Veteran,Vintage and Classic engines. Whether it is for cars, racers, lorries,motorbikes, stationary engines or even vintage lawn mowers the Green Spark PlugCo. has vast stocks of period plugs and/or their modern equivalents.
www.motorcycle-frame-straightening.co.uk – Our services include checking and straighteningclassic motorcycle frames, forks, yokes, Girders and cast wheels aswell as other specialist engineering procedures.
http://spokesman.weebly.com – Canadian based, wire-wheel building experts. Worldwide shipping.
www.promopolishing.co.uk- Metalpolishing/powder coating for all motorcycle enthusiasts
www.srm-engineering.com – BSA specialist engineering and parts manufacture. Including all servicing, restorations, bikes built to order, spares supply, and racing modifications
www.castlechrome.co.uk – a Dudley based team of skilled metal polishers and chrome platerswith 100 years experience between them. They do restoration work with the highestquality including thework for the British bike museum and various other companies.
www.lockstitchuk.co.uk – Lancashire based company repairingcylinder heads and metal stitching.
www.altamura.co.uk/ – Altamura, based in Surrey, offer top quality motorcycle paintwork and repair. Services range from single-colour resprays to unique custom paintwork
www.ashfordchroming.com – Ashford Chroming and Metal Polishing. Custom polishing and chroming company in kent with 40 years exp in polishing etc.
www.mcps.gb.com – A Birmingham based paint and repair company who specialise in reúpair work to all plastics, tanks and fairings
www.triumphmotorcycletours.com – Classic motorcycle tours of England and London. Tour on a Triumph Bonneville Motorcycle through historic South East England and London.
www.gsparkplug.com – a site selling a good selection of spark plugs
www.michaelnewton.co.uk – the website of Michael Newton, a West Sussex based artist producing professional original paintings of classic vehicles. If you have a cherished car, motorcycle, boat or aircraft he would be delighted to produce an individual painting for you.
www.shotblastingpowdercoating.co.uk – a shot blasting and powder coating company based in Salisbury, Wiltshire who carry out restoration work on many motorcycle parts including frames, swinging arms, wheels, tanks etc. Many different colours and finishes are available, competitively priced and fast turnaround.
www.laceyengineering.com – a Ducati single classic racing motor cycle specialist, and supplier of Ducati single engine parts.
www.andysvintagemotorcycles.com – collect and sell Classic and Vintage motorbikes. In particular pre 2nd World War
www.carrotcycles.co.uk – The site that specialises in consumables for all motorcycles, Veteran, Vintage, & classic.
www.atelierdefredy.com – A French professional restorer of bikes between 1900s and 1930s.
www.oldracer50cc.com – site dedicated to restoration and sales of vintage racing bikes.
www.burtonbikebits.net – Burton Bike Bits is a family-run business operating purely on a mail-order basis.
www.plenternz.com – Genuine Parts for Japanese Motorcycles.
BITS-ON-BIKES – Classic Bike new and secondhand spares
www.Tradeclassicbikes.co.uk – A new site offering services and products for bike restoration
www.clocksndials.co.uk – Replacement Clock Faces for Classic Motorcycles.
www.triumphriders.co.nz – Triumph Bonneville rental & touring in New Zealand
http://3dmotorcycles.eu/- Repair, restoration and race preparation for BSA and Triumph Triples and twins.
www.rob-north-triples.com – Rob North Triples, Classic BSA & Triumph Triple Cylinder Racers – Under New Ownership!
www.nsmb-restorations.co.uk – Restorers specialising in unit and pre-unit single and twin engines,
www.abcpolishing.co.uk – Polishing supplies, Motorcycle polishing kits, Felts, Dentals, polishes, Arbours, Abrasives, Metal Polishing, Alloy Wheel, Frame and Swinging
arm Polishing Kits, All you need to achieve that professional mirror finish on all metals.
www.hawkshawmotorcycles.com – Hawkshaw Motorcycles Ltd for Triumph Norton BSA Classic British motorcycle spare parts. Large stocks of spares for British and Japanese bikes built up over the last 30 years
www.ventureonwheels.in – A fantastic chance to see the many faces of India on a Royal Enfield. Superb tours organised by my good friend and British biking enthusiast, Anji.
www.carolenash.com – motorcycle insurance quotations online and online customer service to their 250,000 policyholders.
www.asiabikes.com – A Thai based website set up specifically to assist foreigners purchase bikes in Asia.
www.lightning-services.co.uk - A small independent motorcycle workshop specialising in British European and American Twins, although they do offer services for just about all bikes and their owners.
www.staffordshire-fine-gritblasting.co.uk – blasts frames, swing arms and all tin ware to bare metal or finishes them in primer. tel; 07929081188
www.elk-promotions.co.uk – event organiser and purveyor of re-print spares lists and manuals. 01797 344277
www.noble-arts.co.uk – Selling prints of old posters circa 1930 some advertising motorbikes from the Birmingham factories
TheMotorClub21.com – Private Broker of Vintage, Classic, and Special Interest Vehicles
www.kasracepaint.co.uk – K.A.S Racepaint offer the ulimate service in bike and scooter refinishing
www.trisupply.co.uk – Triumph spares for Triumph Prez-Unit and Unit Twins 1946 to 1970
www.aceclassics.co.uk – Triumph bike sales, spares and service
www.davidsilverspares.co.uk- Classic Honda spares
www.burlen.co.uk – Amal and SU carburettors
www.classicsolutionsuk.com – specialists in electronic ignitions and custom parts for classic bikes and other vintage vehicles