The Mysterious ‘Mark 6’


The existence, or non-existence, of the Velocette Mark 6 KTT has puzzled enthusiasts for decades, until keen-eyed…

‘One Man Caravan’ in ADV:Overland


Robert Edison Fulton Jr. rode around the world in 1932 on a Douglas Mastif, and wrote 'One Man Caravan' about his…

Phil Irving’s ‘Other’ Twin: the Velocette Model O


Phil Irving co-designed the legendary Vincent V-twin: he also designed a parallel twin for Velocette in 1938 that was…

A Clubman at Brooklands: David Vincent


David Vincent was one of 29 riders to lap the Brooklands course at over 100mph on a 350cc machine before 1939, on a…

Whence Came the Swingarm Frame?


Modern motorcycle suspension was invented by an eccentric, dry-humored Englishman named Harold Willis, way back in…

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Velocettes in Antarctica!


Who knew motorcycles were among the first long-term residents of Antarctica?

The First ‘Triton’ – A Prewar Cafe Racer


The World's First Triton Motorcycle was built by the man who invented the Norton Featherbed frame!

The English Dirigibles


The English dirigible R100 flew across the Atlantic and landed in St.Huber, Canada, in July 1930. The Vintagent…

Book Review: ‘Private Owner’


Les Higgins was bitten by the racing bug while still a schoolboy, and spent his modest weekly wages buying used racing…