The Kempton Park London Classic Off Road & Racing Show and Autojumble will host a range of beautiful machines from the off-road and racing worlds covering all the major disciplines. There’s something for everyone!
So, whet your whistle as we take you through some of our must-see bikes. In no particular order:
10. A 1963 Triumph Rickman Metisse – The Metisse was born in 1959 when scrambling brothers Derek and Don Rickman built and successfully raced a machine made up of a BSA frame, wheels, and gearbox, a Triumph 500cc engine and Norton forks.
9. A 1983 Moriwaki Kawasaki Z1000 – The Japanese bike first commenced in 1976. It has an incline-four cylinder engine and a 5-speed transmission, in a -one down and four up’ configuration. It was one of the fastest production motorcycles of the era, producing about 90 hp.
8. A 2018/19 replica of the 1969 Triumph Daytona 500 – The ‘Daytona’ name was derived from Amrican rider Buddy Elmore’s 1966 win at the Daytona 200 race in Florida. His average speed was 96.6 mph on a ‘works special Triumph Tiger 100.
7. A 1971 Kawasaki A7 Avenger 350 – First sold in 1967, the A7 Avenger was similar to the A1 Samurai aside from pistons, piston rings, and different mufflers. It also features a race-developed oiling system called Injectolube.
6. A 1958 Triumph TR6 Trophy – This bike was first produced in 1956 and was a successful model. The competition variant, also known as the ‘desert sled’, won multiple competitions throughout the 1950s and 60s. Steve McQueen is known to have a fondness for this model.
5. A 1971 Honda Daytona CR750 – When the bike first debuted in 1969, it was described as “the most sophisticated production bike ever” by Cycle World Magazine.
4. A 1970 Cheney Triumph ISDT Special – Eric Cheney had to produce this bike when factories were in turmoil and sliding to oblivion, creating an ISDT legend.
3. A 1953 Norton Manx TT – In 1947, Norton named there racing model the ‘Manx’, a redesigned racing Norton International, an overhead cam single-cylinder machine.
2. A 1941 Norton WD – After the production was terminated in 1941, most of the WD machines went the British Army, RAF, Indian Army, and Dominion forces.
1. A 1964 Norton Atlas – Lastly, the Atlas was the first to receive 12-volt electrics and became Norton’s front line bike until it was replaced in 1968 by the 750 Commando.
Come along to the show and view these stunning machines up close!