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Showing Your Bike

Find out how to prepare and show a classic motorcycle with these tips and articles. Discover what the judges look for, how to transport a classic, and how to make sure it will still be on the trailer when you get there!

Classic Motorcycle Competition- Favorite Moment in Motorcycle Competition
Do you have a special motorcycle competition story? They say everybody gets fifteen minutes of fame at some point. Have you had a famous or a favorite moment in motorcycles?

Transporting In Gear or Out?
There are many ways of transporting a classic motorcycle, but the main priority is to safeguard the bike during the road trip. Some owners transport their bikes on a trailer with first gear engaged, but will this damage the gearbox?

Transporting Your Classic Bike
Before taking a classic bike to a show, it is very important to purchase, or make, a motorcycle trailer. There are many ways of transporting a classic motorcycle, but the main priority is to safeguard the bike during the road trip. Find the correct tie-down methods and what to look out for when trailering a motorcycle.

Classic Motorcycle Shows
A site dedicated to motorcycle shows and events throughout the year.

Classic Bike Shows UK
A site dedicated to classic motorcycles shows and events in the UK.

Sturgis Rally
Official web site of the Sturgis motorcycle rally - one of the largest in the US. The site details all special events including classic shows.

Inheriting a Classic Motorcycle

Classic Motorcycle Records
Keeping records of historic motorcycles is essential for future owners. Any changes from stock or updates should be carefully recorded along with details of suppliers where applicable.

Barber Vintage Festival 2013

Classic Japanese Motorcycle Casing Finish
Replicating the surface finish on aluminum classic Japanese motorcycle parts can be challenging. But by following these eight steps aluminum parts can be made to look new again.

Vintage Motorcycles Days 2014

Cleaning Classic and Vintage Motorcycles
Cleaning may be one of the easiest jobs on a classic or vintage motorcycle, but there are some does and don'ts to consider.

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