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Motor Cycling Magazine 1953-1956
 
Motor Cycling with Graham Walker    
Year Month Date Vol No.  Front Page Highlights Condition Comments
1953 Jan 1 LXXXV11 2240 Verification at Villiers, Norman 197cc B2C Good Start Box 4

8 LXXXV11 2241 Many Miles of Moto-Cross, BMW and Steib sidecar Good

15 LXXXV11 2242 Submitted without Temerity, James 197cc J/9 Good

22 LXXXV11 2243 Brussels Salon, The Man-or the Model, Matchless Good

29 LXXXV11 2244 Facts about your February Fill-up, Royal Enfield Avg

Feb 5 LXXXV11 2245 Italian Insight, DMW 197cc Two Stroke 4S Good $20

12 LXXXV11 2246 32nd Colmore Cup Trial, A Trailer for Camping Good

19 LXXXV11 2247 1937-Period Norton 18 & ES2, Lambretta 125cc Good

26 LXXXV11 2248 The Victory Trial, Norton 497cc Model 7 Dominator Good

March 5 LXXXV11 2249 Spring number & Buyers Guide, 31st Dutch Show Good $25

12 LXXXV11 2250 Cotswold Cup Trial, Ariel 347cc Model NH, Royal Enfield Good

19 LXXXV11 2251 Lightweight wins The Kickham,Australian TT Good

26 LXXXV11 2252 Geoff Duke for Silverstone, 17th Pioneer Run Good $20

April 2 LXXXV11 2253 Bemrose Trial, Francis-Barnett Falcon 58,Cleveland Good

9 LXXXV11 2254 MCC's Land's End Trial, Thruxton Road Races, P702 BSA M23 Good sold 

16 LXXXV11 2255 Wye Valley Traders Cups Trial, Hawkstone Park Good

23 LXXXV11 2256 Travers Trophy Trial, 1936-1939 Matchless Vee Twin Good

30 LXXXV11 2257 Champion is a Hair-Splitter, Velocette KSS & KTS  Good sold

May 7 LXXXV111 2258 Motorcycle Racing Driving School, Scottish 6 Days Good

21 LXXXV111 2260 Ariel 498cc KHA, 1937-1939 Royal Enfield K & KX Good $20

28 LXXXV111 2261 Ariel 500cc KH hunter Twin Poor

June 4 LXXXV111 2262 Opening Stages TT Practice, Ambassador 197cc Good Cover
$20

11 LXXXV111 2263 Dot 197cc TDH, TT Preliminaries Completed Good Cover

18 LXXXV111 2264 Second TT Number, Senior Clubman's TT, 125ccTT, Australian Kevin Murphy (photo & caption). Good Cover
$20

25 LXXXV111 2265 Stairs to Stardom, Record Banbury Run, Matchless G3 engines, Baxter Project, St David's Trial, North-West from Brisbane by Kevin Murphy. Reliant Regal Three-wheeler, TT technical review Good  Cover
Sold 

July 2 LXXXV111 2266 Eastwood Express, Watsonia's Streamliner Good

9 LXXXV111 2267 Bridgehead "Big-Time, Brands Hatch, Belgium GP Good

16 LXXXV111 2268 ACU's Jubilee National Rally, Parts of KSS & KTT Good sold

23 LXXXV111 2269 Francis-Barnett 197cc Falcon 65, "Petite" 346cc Good $20

30 LXXXV111 2270 P374 Model M23 Empire Star BSA, Singles & Streamlining Good sold 

August 6 LXXXV111 2271 French GP, Champs at Blandford, OEC 197cc ST2 Good Cover

13 LXXXV111 2272 South wins Motor Cycling Cup, Vincent HRD 499cc Good Cover

20 LXXXV111 2273 Modern Switch Gear, Ulster GP, Fastest Ever GP Good

27 LXXXV111 2274 British Victory in Moto Cross de Nations, Swiss GP Poor

Sept 3 LXXXV111 2275 Manx GP Practise, Rain Mars Aberdare, BSA M23 P530 Good Sold

10 LXXXV111 2276 All set for Manx GP, National Grass Track Champs Poor

17 LXXXV111 2277 Nortons for 1954, Introducing the Greeves, Snr Manx GP Good $20

24 LXXXV111 2278 New Sun Springer for 1954, Castle Plans for 1954 Avg

October 1 LXXXV111 2279 21st Hutchinson Hundred,Vincent plans for 1954 Good $20

8 LXXXV111 2280 Spanish GP, Royal Enfield Program,Triumph Tiger Good

15 LXXXV111 2281 West of England Trial, Swallows for 1954,Norman Range Good $20

22 LXXXV111 2282 John Douglas Trophy Trial, The "Oscar", BSA for 1954 Good

29 LXXXV111 2283 More Triumph for 1954, Villiers new Engine Good

Nov 5 LXXX1X 2284 NSU Vincent Announced, The Ariel "Colt" Good

12 LXXX1X 2285 First Show Number,Earls Court Show Guide Good $25

19 LXXX1X 2286 Second Show Number, 1953 Show Reviewed Good $25

Dec 3 LXXX1X 2288 Experts in Wales, Bending Perspex Windscreens Good

10 LXXX1X 2289 Hoad Trophies Trial, Maico Mobil, Continental Report Good

17 LXXX1X 2290 Bond System Fuel Injection, Streamline sidecars Good

24 LXXX1X 2291 Christmas Greetings, Freelance Years, Zundapp "Bella" Good $20

31 LXXX1X 2292 Half a Century of Harleys,They ride the Best,1953 results Good $20
1954 Jan 7 LXXX1X 2293 Exeter Trial, Clypse Course, Simplex Automatic Good

14 LXXX1X 2294 Tim Hunt, Riding Genius, Gordon three Wheeler Good

21 LXXX1X 2295 St David's Trial, Privateer Invasion,Brussels Show Good

28 LXXX1X 2296 "Juice", Pluck of the Irish, Continental Report Avg

Feb 4 LXXX1X 2297 Scientist in Horsehide, Monte Carlo "Minicar" Good

11 LXXX1X 2298 Royal Enfield, Meteor 700 Poor

18 LXXX1X 2299 "Spring Song" from the Colmore, Flying Featherweight Good

25 LXXX1X 2300 30th Victory Trial, Royal Enfield 496cc "500 Twin"  Good

March 4 LXXX1X 2301 Road Races in Brazil, Crystal Palace Parade Good

11 LXXX1X 2302 Spring Number & Buyers Guide,British Dominate Daytona Good

18 LXXX1X 2303 Long Climb to Stardom, GTP Velocette 1936-40 249cc Good $20

25 LXXX1X 2304 349cc MAC Velocette, Square 4 Ariel 1936-40 Avg

April 1 LXXX1X 2305 An Amateur at Heart, Greeves 242cc Anzani Twin Avg

8 LXXX1X 2306 1935-40 16H Norton, Indian Brave 248cc, Silverstone Good $20

15 LXXX1X 2307 Silverstone Saturday Report, Ariel 347cc NH Single Good sold

29 LXXX1X 2309 Rider & Thinker, Francis-Barnett 197cc Falcon 67 Good sold

May 6 XC 2310 Norton 490cc ES2, BSA's pre-war 498cc & 748cc Page8, GP Rehearsal Good sold 

13 XC 2311 Two-strokes & sidecars, BSA's 1934-38, Hockenheim Good sold

27 XC 2313 Legend that is Dixon, "Second Fitting" 125cc EMC Puch Good

June 3 XC 2314 Vincent NSU 98cc OHV, BSA's 1938-41  Good $20

10 XC 2315 TT Practice, Straight for the Island, BSA's 1938-41 Good

17 XC 2316 First TT Number,Royal Enfield 1937-38 248cc Good 2 copies, one has poor cover.

24 XC 2317 Second TT Number, Royal Enfield 1937-38 248cc  Good

July 1 XC 2318 Cotswold Scramble, Excelsior Courier 148cc Avg

15 XC 2320 Bi-Metal Cylinder Barrels, Triumph 1937-40 Good

22 XC 2321 HJH 197cc Two Stroke, Charioteers College Good

29 XC 2322 Norman 197cc Villiers Engined, ISDT Team Avg

August 5 XC 2323 Scott 498cc & 596cc, Sidecars at Snetterton Good Cover

12 XC 2324 Rain for the Hutchinson 100, SIM Ariete 148cc Good

19 XC 2325 Velocette 248cc & 349cc MOV, MAC, MAF Good

26 XC 2326 Fine Day for Ibsley, How Carburettor Works Avg

Sept 2 XC 2327 Triumphs for 1955, BSA's 1934-5, 1955 James Models Good

9 XC 2328 Manx GP Training, AMC Ltd Plans next year Good

16 XC 2329 Italian GP, 197cc Mini car, Norton Plans, Manx GP Avg

23 XC 2330 Cadwell Champs, 1955 Busmar Range, Tandon Good

30 XC 2331 200cc Zundapp "Bella", Velocette & Watsonian Good

October 7 XC 2332 International Inquest, Spanish GP,DMW's for 1955 Good $20

14 XC 2333 1955 Nicholson Sidecars, !7 BSA's for 1955 Avg

21 XC 2334 3 Two Strokes from Germany, Royal Enfield for 1955 Good

28 XC 2335 ACU Inter-Centre Team Trial,Canterbury Sidecars 1955 Good

Nov 4 XC1 2336 Southern Stages come back, Bond Minicars for 1955 Avg

11 XC1 2337 First Show Number, New Engines at Earls Court Good Sold  Contents

18 XC1 2338 Second Show Number, 1954 Show Reviewed P78 Good Sold 

25 XC1 2339 Progress Check Up, Streatham Trophy Trial Good

Dec 2 XC1 2340 British Experts,Gordon 3 wheeler 197cc, Italy's Exhibition Avg

9 XC1 2341 Hoad Trophies Trial, Messerschmitt 174cc Good Contents

16 XC1 2342 Royal Enfield 248cc Clipper, Guzzi 98cc Zigolo Lusso Good Contents

23 XC1 2343 Production at Cascina Costa, Norman 242cc Good $20
    30 XC1 2344 Sun 224cc Cyclone, The Archers, Parilla 174cc Good
1955 Jan 6 XC1 2345 Triumph 1945-50, 3T 350cc, The Gearbox Avg

13 XC1 2346 Oliver's Travels, Guzzi Galletto 192cc, Wheels & Hubs Good Contents

20 XC1 2347 BSA 496cc M20, Six Days Trial on Ice, Brussels Show Good Contents

27 XC1 2348 St David's Trial, Front Suspension, Rudge Special Good

Feb 3 XC1 2349 Velocette 192cc LE, Royal Enfield 125cc RE Good Contents

10 XC1 2350 Clubman's had its day, Greeves 197cc Two stroke Avg Contents

17 XC1 2351 New Style Ulster GP, Royal Enfield 499cc Bullet Good Contents

24 XC1 2352 Red Panther 1933-40 248cc,Boom time in Canada Good Contents

Mar 3 XC1 2353 Sports Racing, Ariel 1939-45 347cc WNG,Barrel & Piston Good Contents

10 XC1 2354 Spring number & Buyers Guide, Naked Vincent, Sprinters Good Contents

17 XC1 2355 Kickham Trial, Norton 1935-40 490cc & 348cc Good Contents

24 XC1 2356 Dark horse Daytona, Silverstone Saturday, Lambretta  Good Contents

31 XC1 2357 Bemrose Trial, BSA & Canterbury Sidecar 591cc Good Contents

April 7 XC1 2358 Douglas Dragonfly 348cc Twin, Breezy Brough Good Contents

14 XC1 2359 Geoff Duke down Under,The Maestro, Speedshots Good Contents

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28
XC1 2360
2361
Au Revoir to Australia, Ariel Colt 197cc, Mo-Peds 
Sidevalve Nortons; J.S. Wright
Good
Good
Contents
Sold Contents

May 5 XC11 2362 Matchless 1941-4 347cc G3L, Last Saturday at Aintree Avg

12 XC11 2363 Vive Les Veterans, Velocette 499cc MSS, 500cc Racer Good

19 XC11 2364 Housewife's choice, "Eton" Sidecar, French GP, P78-79 BSA 493cc Sloper 1928-32 Good Sold

26 XC11 2365 Guide to TT Races, Gileras Dominate North West 200, P120-121 BSA 493cc Sloper 1928-32 Part II Avg Sold 

June 2 XC11 2366 Ambassador Supreme, Practice for TT, Zundapp Elastic Good

9 XC11 2367 First TT Number, Macclesfield Star-Shell Good

16 XC11 2368 Second TT Number, James Cadet 147cc Villiers Good

23 XC11 2369 Bellshill Beehive, BSA Gold Star 499cc B32 Avg

30 XC11 2370 Focus on the Future, Greeves Fleetmaster, 9hrs Good sold

July 7 XC11 2371 Racing on the Mount,Francis Barnett 224cc Cruiser Avg

14 XC11 2372 Record Breaker looks ahead, Racing Castle Combe Good

28 XC11 2374 Happy George and his JAP's, Swedish GP Good

August 4 XC11 2375 Gruesome Twosome, Ariel Hunter 498cc KH, Scooterette Good - Sold 1610 cover

11 XC11 2376 Norton & Swallow Vulcan Sidecar, Belgian GP Avg

18 XC11 2377 49cc Royal Nord, NSU 247cc MAX, Ulster GP Good

25 XC11 2378 Racing at Ibsley, The Indian,Sojourn in Sweden Avg

Sept 1 XC11 2379 Cover only Incomplete

8 XC11 2380 Italian GP, 1956 AJS & Matchless Programmes Good

15 XC11 2381 1956 Norton Programme, Czech ISDT Scene Good

22 XC11 2382 Realistic Redditch Range,Records at Scarborough Poor

29 XC11 2383 Guzzi 98cc Two Stroke, 2 new Excelsiors Avg

October 6 XC11 2384 Kiefts to market Motorcycles, Zundapp Bellas for 1956 Good

13 XC11 2385 BSA Streamlined for 1956, Paris Show,Triumph Good

20 XC11 2386 Triumph Toger Cub 199cc T20, Velocette for 1956 Good

27 XC11 2387 8 Triumphs for 1956, Mo-Ped from Coventry Good

Nov 3 XC111 2388 Panther 197cc 10/4, 1955 Southern Trial, Wonder Boy Avg

17 XC111 2390 1955 Earls Court Show, Bold Venture, Mo-Peds Poor

24 XC111 2391 Cost of running a motorcycle, Flash back to Earls Court Good

Dec 1 XC111 2392 1955 Racing Review, Borrowed from Birmingham Avg $20

8 XC111 2393 Model from Milwaukee, Hercules Grey Wolf 50cc Good

22 XC111 2395 49cc Mobylette de Luxe, 4th Welsh Experts Trial Avg

29 XC111 2396 L'Equipe Noir, Zundapp 198cc 200S, Last of Vincents Good $20
1956 Jan 5 XC111 2397 The Yelverton Union, 64th Parallel North, BSA Avg Sold 1408

12 XC111 2398 Shoe String Workshop, CM Saloon Sidecar Good $20

19 XC111 2399 St David's Trial, Sunbeam 487cc S7 & S8 Avg $10

26 XC111 2400 Cost of Speed, Build it yourself 3 wheeler, Norton Good

Feb 2 XC111 2401 Overland to Australia, Taking stock of Japan Good $20 

9 XC111 2402 Royal Enfield 346cc Clipper, Velocettes 349cc & 499cc Good

April 5 XC111 2403 Thruxton Racing,Hants Grand National,DMW 224cc Good

12 XC111 2404 Stars at Silvertone,James 147cc Cadet,Velo 349cc Sports Avg

19 XC111 2405 Travers Trophy, Norman 197ccB2S,Silverstone in wet Avg $15

26 XC111 2406 Geoff Duke meets CSI, Ariel 997cc,Sunbeam Scramble Good

May 3 XC1V 2407 Sunbeam Sprint,Modified new Hudson,Triumph Tiger Cub Good

10 XC1V 2408 Fate at Floreffe, Ariel 347cc Hunter, Visit Vespa Good Sold 1610

17 XC1V 2409 Curtain up at Kirkby Mallory, BSA 249cc C12 Good Contents

24 XC1V 2410 Norton's new gearbox & modified clutch, Motom 98cc TS Good

31 XC1V 2411 TT Practice starts, Royal Enfield 692cc Super Meteor Good

June 7 XC1V 2412 First TT Number, James 197cc K7, Junior TT Good $30
2 copies

14 XC1V 2413 Second TT Number, Sunbeam 487cc S7, Ubbiali Good $30.00
2 copies

21 XC1V 2414 Talking Technically, Jnr & Snr Clubman's Race, Vale A.J. Stevens. Good 2 copies

28 XC1V 2415 Thruxton 9 hours, Puch Scooter 125cc, BSA 250cc Good

July 5 XC1V 2416 NSU Prima 147cc, Streamlining pays, BSA Good

12 XC1V 2417 Ariel 997cc Square Four, Racing at Scarborough Good

19 XC1V 2418 BSA Road Rocket 646cc, Swedish GP, Southern 100 Good

26 XC1V 2419 Lightweight & Scooter Number,Pedals plus power Good $20

August 2 XC1V 2420 AJS 1956 Jnr TT Team Prize, North West 200 Avg

9 XC1V 2421 British Champs,Velocette 192cc LE,Triumph 649cc Garard Avg $15 cover

16 XC1V 2422 Vespa GS 150cc, Push Rods, why not?, Ulster GP Good

23 XC1V 2423 Maicoletta 248cc two stroke, Greeves & Watsonian Good

30 XC1V 2424 Moto-Crossdes Nations, Manx GP, Lambretta Good

Sept 6 XC1V 2425 Ariel Policy, progress sidecar design,BSA 497cc  Good

13 XC1V 2426 Italian GP, BSA for next season, Snr Manx GP Avg

20 XC1V 2427 Norton's fine style,Night Trial,6 Excelsiors,Oliver's Mount Good

27 XC1V 2428 Hutchinson "100","Garrard GP, BMW 250cc R26 Good

October 4 XC1V 2429 Technical of the ISDT, Velocette next season plans Good Contents

18 XC1V 2431 Blacknell plans for 1957, Royal Enfield, Minicar 197cc Good

25 XC1V 2432 Geoff Duke reviews 1956, Triumphs in 1957, Frankfurt Good

Nov 1 XCV 2433 Velocettes spring surprise, Bond Minicar restyled Good Contents $20

8 XCV 2434 First Show Number, Vintage on View, 3rd wheel Good Contents
$25

15 XCV 2435 Second Show Number, Progress Assessment Good Contents
$25

22 XCV 2436 Maico Mobil 197cc, Ducati 98cc, Streatham Trophy Good Contents
Sold

29 XCV 2437 British Experts Trial, Towards: Total Enclosure Good Contents
$20

Dec 6 XCV 2438 James & Watsonian "Bambini" 197cc, Italian show Good Contents

13 XCV 2439 Tuning for Economy, Powerdrive 322cc, Royal Enfield Good Contents

20 XCV 2440 Bedfordshire Bombshell,Ariel 350cc "Cob" sidecar Avg Contents

27 XCV 2441 The Gosport road, Kreidler R50, 500cc Scooter Good








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