January 2018

In the January 2018 issue of Classic Bike magazine we shortlist the ten potential projects that could win Barn Find of the Year in 2018. You can see all the bikes and decide who to vote for in the issue.

With a reputation for handling excellence and innovative chassis design, Bimota is one of those evocative names that infuse the history of motorcycling as exotic, rare and expensive.We look at how they aimed to corner the market in chassis.

Sarah Bradley recounts the story of her dad Ted – engineer, classic bike lover and all-round good guy – and a rather special 1952 Sunbeam S8

The McQueen replica collection is far from exhausted. The bikes Bud Ekins built for Steve McQueen in the '60s are much copied, but in this month's issue is a 1963 T120 Triumph Trophy rep which is one of the best we've seen. 

Barn Find of the Year 2018

Ten different bikes, ten different visions of what they could become. See the shortlist and vote for the one you want to see brought back to life.

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Transformers

The best engines deserve the best chassis. As the Japanses started to corner the market in the former, Bimota aimed to supply the latter. 

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Project Sunbeam

Buying a complete bike is much easier than building a basket case; but our project addict Rick P just can't seem to get away from bikes that need a bit of work...

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