Cover Photo: A T.T. “Dust-Up” – Riders in recent west coast T.T. race experience dust up hill on course.
Contents: Letters; Report to our readers; Crotona Motorcycle Club Sportsman’s Trial; Conducting English Trials – suggestions regarding proper course and recognized scoring; Road Test Report: Vincent HRD series “B” Rapide; The Puch 125; Panthers and Harley-Davidsons take top honors at Yonkers M/C Spring Run; more
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Contents: Letters; Big Bear National Championship – taken by Aub LeBard; Annual Pikes Peak Dash – taken by Roger Hayes; Motorcycle Hot Rod Exhibit; Matchless AJS for 1949; Marcel versus Bob Controversy; The Powell P-81; Pledge of Safety; Sports Slants; Motorcycling is Proud of this Man – C.F. Carson; The Man Behind the Panther – Mr. Peter Marians; 30 Years Ago; Club News; Daytona Announcement; more
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Built into every Norton motorcycle is all the vast wealth of knowledge gained in more than twenty years of unparalleled success on the road-racing circuits of the world. Take a good look at the next Norton rider you see…note the easy, natural riding position…the sparkling acceleration… the rock-steady braking…the hair-line steering on corners. That’s what “race-bred” means in a production model. Model ES2 illustrated above, is a well-established favorite with sporting enthusiasts. It combines at modest cost the superb high-speed handling of a racing machine, with the de luxe equipment of a fine road model. The 490 c.c. long stroke engine (79mm. x 100mm.) gives a fascinating reserve of extra speed. Overhead valves, push-rod operated, are totally enclosed and automatically lubricated….
Contents: Pre-60 scrambles Tribsa – Terry Hobbs magnificently crafted all-metal motocrosser; Road test – 1957 600cc Panther Model 100S and Watsonian Avon sidecar; The Yellow Velo – the tale of Velocette’s greatest victory in the U.S., the Catalina Island Grand Prix; Bernard Hooper story part 2; Norman Hyde Triumph Twin-engined Harrier; 1991 British Clubs Guide; Moto Guzzi Lodola; more