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.


Jim’s Run to the Winfield Collection

Jim’s Run to Winfields Bike Collection.   6 members met on the hottest day of the year at the Bluebird Hotel car park opposite BAE Salmesbury. There were 3 AJS twins, a Matchless single, RE Bullet and a Triumph Daytona. Jim led us off towards Mellor and through...

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Tony’s Old Gits Run

Tony’s Old Gits Run 26 June 2019 A nice dry day welcomed 10 riders to CRFC for the 10:30 start. We should have been 14 but clutch problems for Chris and Trevor just outside Preston meant they had to cry off and return home. Cliff and Mark phoned to say their road was...

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The 2019 Welsh rideout

The 2019 Welsh Rideout At 10 am Monday on a sunny day 10 riders met at Windle Island and shortly after Dave lead off us off over the new Runcorn bridge to Frodsham and up into Delamere Forest for coffee at the station. On then to Prees Heath for a stop at the truck...

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Richard Ks Run to Silverdale

Richard Ks Run to Silverdale

Richard K’s Run to Silverdale 11 riders turned up in drizzly conditions for Richard Ks run to Silverdale and at 10:30 we set off for the St Michaels Road from Bilsborrow and cut across country to Great Eccleston where we joined the A 586 Blackpool Garstang road and...

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