Welcome to this site!! If you live in the North West of England and have an interest in classic motorcycles but especially those of the AJS and Matchless (or any AMC marque) then you have come to the right place.

We are a group of enthusiasts that either own, have owned, would like to own or just have an interest in classic AJS & Matchless motorcycles. The parent company of these machines Associated Motor Cycles Ltd (AMC) collapsed in 1966, so these machines are mostly 50 years old or more.

We believe in keeping these examples of the British automotive history as part of an active road going experience for not only ourselves, but as an experience that can be shared with everyone. In order to promote this and enjoy our machines by using them as they were meant to be used we have a programme of events which we stage and/or attend each year.

There is also a social side to the sections activities with monthly meetings and regular runs out through the year.



Charnock Richard Football Club

55 Charter Lane PR7 5LZ 

Charnock Richard

On the first THURSDAY of the month starting at 8.00pm.

We are always happy to welcome anyone who has an interest in the AJS & Matchless machines so please feel free to come along to one of our meetings. A typical meeting will provide time for general chat, problem solving discussions, sales, part wants and event planning.


Barrow Maritime Museum Visit

Barrow Maritime Museum Visit

The Trip to Barrow Maritime Museum The trip was envisioned early in the year as there was a chance we could go on on board a Royal Navy support vessel as a member of our club had a friend on board and could possibly arrange a visit. This was not to be as the ship was...

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Steve’s Run 19 October 2019

Steve’s Run 19 October 2019

Steve’s Run 19 October 2019 Setting out from home to get to the Garden Centre at Brock I was a little worried about the mist and fog patches I rode through. The visor went opaque several times and with the chilly air it was cold on the face riding with the visor open....

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John R’s Run 5th October 2019

John R’s Run 5th October 2019 After trepidation at club night over the weather for John’s run I was pleased to arrive in dry but overcast conditions to find 10 other members assembled for the run. Just before we set off number 12 arrived, having taken a slight detour...

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John’s Run to Kettlewell

John’s Run to Kettlewell 21 Sept 2019 Eight members started off from the Bluebird Hotel, Samlesbury, on a lovely sunny day and headed up the A59 until we turned off at Chatburn, went into the village and turned left along some lovely lanes to Rimington and on to...

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