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Autumn 2018


Special features on:-

Museum Tour 2018

News from the Tank Museum

Bonhams Stafford Sale report







Spring 2018


Special features on:-

Triumph Factory Museum

Cottons Rally - Gloucester

Vincent Auction Record







December 2017


Special features on:-

London Motorcycle Museum Future

Historic Manx Norton

Sammy Miller Run








Autumn 2017


Special features on:-

Brooklands and Black Country Museums

Nougier Brothers (Part Two)

The Flywheel Festival

69th Banbury Run






Spring 2017


Special features on:-

Scooter Exhibition

Nougier Brothers (Part One)

Bristol Classics Show

John Surtees CBE






Autumn 2016


Special features on:-

Jones 250 Twin

Festival of Black Country Vehicles

Brooklands Motorcycle Show

Robert White






Summer 2016


Special features on:-

British Scooter Exhibition

2016 Pioneer Run

Bassella Museum Visit

Stafford Show






Spring 2016


Special features on:-

London Motorcycle Museum

Cosworth Challenge

British Scooter Collection







Winter 2015


Special features on:-

Northants Classics Show

Mallory Park Bonanza

Sammy Miller Run







Summer 2015


Special features on:-

Matchless Vickers

Banbury Run

Minter Cafe







Spring2015


Special features on:-

50th Coventry to Brighton Run

Stafford and Bristol Classic Shows

Restoring a CWS Federal







Winter 2014


Special features on:-

50th Coventry to Brighton Run

Stafford and Bristol Classic Shows

Restoring a CWS Federal








Autumn 2014


Special features on:-

66th VMCC Banbury Run

Cotton Centenary

Chelveston Bike Show

Festival of Black Country Vehicles






Summer 2014


Special features on:-

Jet Age Museum opening

Haynes Museum makeover

Motorcycle story at Beaulieu






Spring 2014


Special features on:-

A Cotton comes home

Brooklands floods

Coventry redevelopment

Show reports





Winter 2013


Special features on:-

Message from the Chairman & AGM report

New Brough Superior

The BMCT Collection

Mallory Park under Threat





Summer 2013


Special features on:-

Haynes Museum Redevelopment

Banbury Run

Stafford Show

Donnington Park Classic Festival






Spring 2013


Special features on:-

Jim Redman visits the LMM

Telford Off-road and Racing Show

Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show

Roland Pike and the BSA MC1





Autumn 2012


Special features on:-

Scooter Mania Hits Coventry

What now for Sunbeamland

Brooklands Gold Star Anniversary

Stafford Show Report





Summer 2012


Special features on:-

Stafford Classic Motorcycle Show

64th Banbury Run

British Scooter Exhibition

LMM Triumph Day





Spring 2012


Special features on:-

Commemorative 20th Edition

Telford Off-road and racing Show

Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show

Ethanol in Fuel (Part 2)





Winter 2011


Special features on:-

NEC show in pictures

Ethanol in fuel

2011 Stafford Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show

The Bradbury





Autumn 2011


Special features on:-

Ace Cafe recreated in Coventry

Festival of 1000 bikes in Pictures

Classic Bike show Ticket offer

Museum News





Summer 2011


Special features on:-

Coventry to Brighton 2011

Stafford Show

Unlikely Racers (part 2)






Spring 2011


Special features on:-

Classics at Shepton Mallet

Evolving Classics Hall at Sammy Millers

Classic Off Road & Road Racing Show - Report

Another Mystery Bike





Winter 2010


Special features on:-

NEC Classic Motorbikes Show

Classics at Stratford

Festival of 1000 bikes

Members Classic “Down Under”





Summer 2010


Special features on:-

The Stafford Classic Motorcycle Show

Centenary of AJS

Martinsyde progress

The Coventry to Brighton Run





Spring 2010


Special features on:-

Black Country Museum Development

Start of a the Show Season

Save the Triumph Bonneville






Winter 2009


Special features on:-

Baughan Trials sidecar outfit

NEC Classics Show

New Books

Bonham’s Stafford Auction





Autumn 2009


Special features on:-

New Acquisition - 1923 Carfield ‘Baby’

50 Years of Bonnevilles

London Motorcycle Museum Anniversary

Two Days in Normandy

Norton Owners Club Event



Summer 2009

Special features on:-

New Acquisition - 1947 EMC 350cc

Festival of 1000 bikes

61st Banbury run

‘Lowboy’ Norton restoration complete

Spring 2009

Race Retro at Stoneleigh

‘Black Country Motor Company’

New book on Coventry’s Motorcycle Heritage

Our Sunbeam B24 Sport Best in Show at Alexandra Palace


Winter 2008

NEC Classic Bike and Car show a great hit

Records set at Auction

Seen at Mallory

BMCT’s New Chairman


Autumn 2008

Bandit at Mallory Park

Sole Surviving example - New Acquisition

Pageant of Power

British Bikes set new records


Summer 2008

New Acquisition - 1939 Sunbeam B24 Sport

Founder of National Motorcycle Museum dies

Bandit for the Trust

Crowds at Stafford Show


Spring 2008

Ultra rare Triumph Tiger

Missing Enfields

VMMC Festival returns to Mallory Park

Vintage AutoFest for Wales


Winter 2007

Returning the Martinsyde to Brooklands

100 Years of the TT - Celebrations

New Acquisition - 1930 Model 10 Sunbeam

Funding for ‘Road Ahead’ project at Gaydon


Summer 2007

BMCT - In The Beginning ....

New Acquisition - 1934 Scott Flying Squirrel

Colin Seeley joins the Trust

1000 bikes at Mallory Park


2006

New Acquisition - Rare 1921 Humber

Grant to Manx Museum

VMMC Founders Day at Stanford Hall

Coventry Parade at Coombe Abbey