Welcome to Classic Dirt Bike magazine, where we celebrate the best in older off-road motorcycles and showcase those who ride them… both now and back in the day.
Ariel’s HS scrambler was a potent machine by all accounts and had the legs of the competition, unfortunately Ariel were owned by the competition.
1981 was Neil Hudson’s championship year. He battled all season with injury, mechanical misfortune and pure bad luck but eventually took the 250cc MX world title.
The life of a dirt bike is made much easier by regular maintenance… yes well, a delve into the editor’s workshop is often interesting.
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