Classic Trial Magazine Issue 2

In the Classic Trial Magazine store room we have found a box of the very rare issue number: 2 from 2012. These are now very thin on the ground but if you want to complete your collection please be quick as when they are gone that’s it!

If you want to obtain a copy please go to the Shoptrialmag on the toolbar on the home page and click on Back Issues Classic Trial Mag, UK.

Inside you will find a host of superb articles.

‘Vesty’ with his winning machines

Man and Machines

Finland’s Yrjo Vesterinen talks in depth about his five most important winning machines. From 1976 – 1978 his three world championship winning Bultacos. His 1980 Scottish Six Days Trial winning Montesa and from 1982 his British championship winning Bultaco.


Italian Trials Machines are focussed on with pictures and a brief history on: Aprilia TR 320 and TX 300 – Beta TR – Cagiva DG 3.50 – Fantic 200, 240 and 300 Professional – Garelli 320 Trial – Gori MT – Italjet T – SWM 125, 240 and 280 TL.

Gordon Farley


Gordon Farley – We called to see Gordon Farley at his shop to have a chat about his trials career as he ended Sammy Millers winning years in the British Trials Championship.

Two-Stroke or Four-Stroke?


Majesty – Honda, two or four-stroke. Head to head we test the Honda four-stroke RS 250cc TE against the Majesty two-stroke 250cc.

Golden Years

The Seventies – It’s a time for a look back at this superb time in motorcycle trials where we focus on some changes in the sport.


The Ventoux Classic is a firm fixture on the classic circuit and enjoyed by all who attend.


We take an exclusive test ride on the Narita “Works” Honda TLM, yes the very machine that the Japanese rider Takumi Narita rode in the WTC.


Yes the Talmag has been around for longer than we remember. Here it’s a trip to the 2012 event with pictures and a report.

Sidecar Champions

Adrian Clarke and Mick Bailey did the ‘Grand Slam’ on the Montesa Cota 349 outfit in 1979


Not everyone had a Yamaha TY 80 some youth riders opted for the Montesa Cota 25 did you?

Blue Riband

The British Experts used to be ‘The’ event to win. Here we look at the history of the event and its prestigious winners.




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