17 September 2014
It’s a joy putting together CMM every month with a rag-tag fugitive band of expert contributors
20 August 2014
It’s always those that are most deserving that don’t receive
16 July 2014
Numbers in motorcycling are oh-so important
18 June 2014
So said the Outspan oranges advert from many moons ago – and they were right
21 May 2014
It may not have seen the sort of bike sales the 1980s enjoyed, but we can look back at the 1990s as a halcyon time for motorcycling
16 April 2014
Welcome to the May issue of CMM. You may sense a slight Yamaha theme in this month’s issue – and to a degree you’d be right
19 March 2014
It’s always difficult when looking back. More so with bikes
19 February 2014
It’s brilliant being at the helm of a magazine that can cover such a broad scope of machines and memories
15 January 2014
Titter ye not. The headline isn’t what you’re thinking, but more a certain gap in my motorcycle career, which I will put right in 2014
18 December 2013
Is it? The Ducati 916, I mean. Now, I know for a section of our readership anything with a fairing and sometimes anything with a four-stroke motor can’t be their cup of tea, but surely we can all see the beauty in this iconic motorcycle?

Current Issue: Oct 2014 - Issue 324

• Kawasaki KZ750
Kwak’s big twin ridden and remembered
• BMW R60
A terrific Teutonic Boxer twin
• 1974 Suzuki RV125 Vanman
One man and his balloon-tyred bike
• Aprilia RS125/KTM Hybrid
A gorgeous stroker, rebuilt as a thumper
• Suzuki GSX-R1100K/L/M
MIRA files marvels at the mammoth GSX-R1100 family
• Honda CBX1000 cafe racer
Our own take on the cafe racer craze with a CBX

Oct 2014 - Issue 324

All that's best in modern classic motorcycling

About the Editor

Bertie Simmonds, Editor
Bertie Simmonds, Editor

CMM editor Bertie Simmonds cut his teeth on a Kawa 125 while working on a local paper. He soon got the bike bug and progressed and has tried and worked on most of the modern ‘classics’.

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