Rat bike

From the pen of the late Jim Fogg comes a tale to chill you… Illustrations: Louise Limb Shooting rats on a rubbish tip by the light of two Bates headlamps isn’t my idea of fun, but trying to get hold of a replacement pair of WLA springers leads you into

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First among equals

Words: Nik Pics: Simon Everett I think we’ve all had it, haven’t we – that moment when it all goes horribly, terrifyingly wrong, when the whole world seems to slow down, when all that your frozen brain can think is “ohshitohshitohshitohshitamgonnadieamgonnadieamgonnadie”… For Michael Michaels, the owner and builder of this

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Fast by Dan

Choppers – they’re not fast, are they? They don’t handle, they don’t stop, you can’t hustle ’em along, they’re not comfortable, are they? Words and pics: Nik Well, it depends on the chopper, obviously. Yes, lots of chops do fit the description hereabouts, but not all of them – not

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best engineering!

Martyn Bratby, the owner and builder of this bike, is a hardcore fan of Indian motorcycles, and hadn’t ever really thought of owning a Sunbeam, let alone one with a home-brewed four-cylinder engine. Words and pics: Dave Manning Don’t get me wrong though, he loves Brit bikes, and is also

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