Classic Dirt Bike

It’s a Belgian Blitz…

Choosing material from the vast archive at the CDB head office is a monumental task, not because it’s difficult to find images to put in the magazine, but because there are so many it’s difficult to decide what to leave out. Flicking through the back issues of The MotorCycle – the publication which forms the backbone of the archive – is often the way to start.

It helps of course when the issue concerned is from 1980, an era when the editor was actually reading the paper as an enthusiast rather than a journalist and each page is a memory jogger rather than a ‘good grief, did they really do

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