|Although the museum itself is in Boston, Massachusetts, the
are very well displayed on this well designed website. The museum
on bikes from Britain, as well as from the States, so you will find
of Triumphs and Vincents nestling alongside Harley Davidsons, with the
Honda thrown in for good measure. There are thumbnail shots of all the
but these can be expanded to agood size and a detailed specification of
bike is also included.
|Another magazine's online presence, this site claims to have
150,000 hits (people who've accessed the site). It's very colourful,
a news ticker and plenty of sections to navigate. In fact, there are
sections ranging from news and events, to archives, clubs and letters.
Classic-fieds section is for those wishing to buy or sell a classic,
there's also a search engine to help you out if you're after something
in particular. The Museums section lists places you can go for a great
too. Were you are aware example, that Lancashire has a Lawnmower museum?
|If you are not near Bath, you might not think this site is
a visit. However if you want to get enthused about classic bikes, or
want to get some ideas on running your own club, then this is the place
come. The chaps down in Bath obviously get a lot of fun, not just from
runs, but also from trials and scrambles, and of course more than the
night in the pub.
|Pre '67 VW
|Despite its dodgy start in life and its associations with
everyone loves the Beetle. This site is dedicated to early VW models
is a guide for both those who already own one and those who plan to buy
So there is a brief history of the Beetle and a run-down of other VW
models, such as those early, tiny camper vans, the Barndoor. There is
on what might be the problem if various faults occur, such as if your
VW will not start, or, more worryingly, if it will not stop.
|It is not often that you will want to read a website from
to finish, but once you are on Big Sid's pages you will want to stay
a while. Not only is the site well designed, elegantly simple, but with
very cool graphics, but it is a riveting read. There are short pieces
Sid's latest restoration work and longer features on his trips out on
road. And there are added extras such as interviews with professional
|This is a real enthusiasts site. You can almost
the excitement and enthusiasm of Steve Rackley, the author, as he
about his passion. The site is superb for a beginner just starting out,
lots of information on what bikes are out there and how to get hold of
as well as such practicalities of what insurance you need and whether
are more difficult to ride than modern bikes.
|The Classic Car Directory is a slick, well designed site and
a broad band of information on classic cars. Particularly useful are
the classic car price guide and the built-in search engine, the latter
ideal if you can't
find what you want on the site. Simply search for MG, for example, and
list of links to dealers, restorers and parts companies comes up.
and up to date, this site is particularly handy for companies wanting
advertise their services, with a How To Advertise section helping no
Car Club of Great Britain
|The London to Brighton classic car race stirs up a
of interest every year, and it is this lot, the Veteran Car Club of
Britain that organises the event. So if you have a classic car that you
interested in testing out in this gruelling event, then this is the
to come. There is even a gallery showing pictures of some of the cars
have taken place and a couple of movies of the race in action.
the site simply has details of membership rates, a calendar of events,
links page and contact details.