News & Updates

Meet the mobile service team

May 29th, 2020 by

As one of the last remaining truly British motorcycle manufacturers, CCM are proud to offer a support program that is amongst the very best in the industry. Our unique mobile service program brings our highly skilled technicians direct to your home or place of work at a more convenient time for you.

You can see the team on the road here

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WANT TO FIND OUT WHAT ALL THE FUSS IS ABOUT? THEN OUR NEW TEST RIDE EVENT PROGRAM IS JUST FOR YOU!

May 27th, 2020 by

Starting this July, the CCM team will be travelling around the country bringing our fabulous bikes to you! We have a selection of locations from Hexham in the North to Maidstone in the South and you can get the chance to ride one of the following machines;

  • The strutting Foggy S is an homage in steel to one of the greatest riders of all time and the great man himself even had a hand in its creation
  • The Bobber’s deceptively laid-back looks belie a machine that can induce broad grins on your favourite twisties
  • The streetwise 6IX takes the aggressive stance of the original Spitfire and allows you to make it your own with a broad pallet of tank and frame combinations

All three share the same lusty, characterful 600 single motor and slick, close ratio 6-speed box that satisfies every time you ride

To book your place visit https://www.ccm-motorcycles.com/events/ and click on the location of your choice. Each event costs just £75 + vat and, if you decide that you can’t live without one, we’ll knock that off your new bike balance!

See you there!

Your new Club CCM launches today!

May 15th, 2020 by

We are really excited to share the new Club CCM members area of our website which goes live on Friday 15 May.

In your new members area, you’ll find news and views from the CCM team, you can share tips and tricks with your fellow owners and enthusiasts in the forum section, share your stories and pictures of your rides plus and as a member you’ll get special access to offers, competitions and events.

We have a couple of launch offers plus details of test ride events happening around the country over the coming months, giving you the chance to see what all the fuss is about….

All you have to do is click on the button below to sign up and join in the conversation…

SIGN ME UP

 

CCM Motorcycles COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

May 12th, 2020 by

BUSINESS OPERATIONS UPDATE

Business Operations Update  

It is now almost 4 weeks since the factory doors closed due to the current pandemic, and we wanted to provide you with an update to the information posted at that time.  

Whilst the factory remains closed, there is a small team still working from their homes ensuring that any customer queries are dealt with and supplier communications continue, which will enable us to resume business operations as smoothly as possible.  

You will be aware that the UK government has extended the lockdown restrictions by a further 3 weeks and we wanted to reassure you that behind the scenes the senior management team is working hard to ensure that as soon as it is safe to do so we can return to work with the necessary measures in place to ensure that our staff remain safe and well.  

We plan to resume production in June and as soon as we have confirmed dates we will update all of our customers with bikes on order.  

We are doing everything within our powers to ensure that we have the necessary supplies either in stock or in transit so that production may resume and the business can gradually return to the pre-pandemic levels.  

Steve Bridgeman continues to plan in service and maintenance work which will recommence once we have the green light to resume our mobile service network. Steve can be contacted at steven.bridgeman@ccm-motorcycles.net  

Our new web portal, Club CCM will be launching very soon, so watch out for the arrival of your invitation email which will open up lots of opportunities to communicate with your fellow enthusiasts and the team here at CCM with news views and member offers too. 

Our social media channels continue to be updated regularly, and you will find some uplifting images and stories on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  

As a small family business, we always value your support, and now more than ever before. Our colleagues continue to liaise with those of you with existing orders, assisting with the final specifications of your bikes, and of course, we are still open for new orders!  

We understand how difficult this may be for many of you out there and we hope that you and your family and friends remain safe and well, and we will get through this together. 

Once we have the agreement that it is safe to reopen the factory, we will update you with our progress. 

Please note that any online orders from eBay etc will be processed as soon as we return – thank you for your patience. 

In the meantime, stay home, stay safe and stay well.  

Austin Clews – Managing Director

Introducing the New 2020 Stealth Series

November 15th, 2019 by

Bathed in darkness the Stealth series fly beneath the radar, with a powerful confidence that eschews the modern disease of craving for constant attention.

Exuding understated style and class, the Stealth series of Bobber, Foggy FT and Spitfire SIX share the same artisan trellis frame, this time in a rich bronze powder coated finish, complemented by the sculpted tank cloaked in deep, Midnight Black paint and highlighted with racing stripes using the same rich bronze tones.

Stylish, machined alloy rims complete the look of these ultra- limited-edition versions of the highly sought-after Spitfire series of hand-built motorcycles.

 

Bobber Stealth £11,295.00 OTR

  • Bronze Chrome powder coated Frame kit
  • Gloss Black painted fuel tank with bronze detail stripes
  • Gloss black painted headlight cowl with bronze detail stripe
  • Gloss Black Painted rear mudguard with bronze detail stripe
  • 16” Spoked wheels with black hubs + black rims
  • Avon Cobra Black walled tyres
  • Black Quilted Alcantara seat with yellow stitching
  • Bronze Marzocchi Forks
  • Titanium Grey Anodizing
  • Brembo 4 pot Radial Calliper

 

Six Stealth £11,495.00 OTR

  • Bronze Chrome Powder Coated Frame kit
  • Gloss Black painted fuel tank with bronze detail stripes
  • Gloss black painted headlight cowl with bronze detail stripe
  • Gloss black Painted Front Mudguard with Bronze detail stripe.
  • 19” black machined wheels with black hubs + black rims
  • Black Quilted Alcantara seat with yellow stitching
  • Bronze Marzocchi Forks
  • Black anodized Spitfire Six seat blanking plugs with bronze Six logo
  • Brembo 4 pot Radial Calliper

 

Foggy Stealth £12,495.00 OTR

  • Bronze Chrome powder coated Frame kit
  • Gloss Black painted fuel tank with bronze detail stripes
  • Gloss black painted headlight cowl with bronze detail stripe
  • Gloss black Painted Front Mudguard with Bronze detail stripe.
  • Gloss Black Painted Rear Seat pod with Bronze detail stripe.
  • 19” black machined wheels with black hubs + black rims (same as FT6 wheels)
  • Black Quilted Alcantara seat with yellow stitching
  • Bronze Marzocchi Forks
  • Titanium Grey Anodizing
  • Brembo 4 pot Radial Twin Callipers

 

Dougie Lampkin becomes latest CCM Ambassador

February 15th, 2019 by

Earlier today, two great pillars of British motorcycling confirmed that they have joined forces, with the Bolton based bike manufacturer CCM Motorcycles using their presence at the London Motorcycle Show to announce twelve times FIM Trial World Champion Dougie Lampkin as their latest brand ambassador.

Lampkin will join four times World Superbike Champion Carl Fogarty in flying the flag for the Lancashire founded firm, which is fast approaching its fiftieth anniversary. Currently enjoying record orders for its iconic Spitfire model range, Lampkin was always keen to throw his leg over one of the handmade British machines since they were first launched, and instantly fell in love with both the original version and the Scrambler models when he got to ride them during a Belstaff photoshoot last year.

Already a keen collector of vintage and retro British bikes, Dougie has joined the queue with other CCM customers and is patiently waiting to take delivery of his personal Spitfire, but was delighted to collect the keys from CCM Managing Director Austin Clews for a pre-production Spitfire Six model at the London Motorcycle show earlier today. Dougie will assist with the final development of this model, with the production model that will be delivered to customers in due course reflecting his personal input.

Having already created his own signature version of the Spitfire, Fogarty was also on hand to officially welcome Lampkin to the CCM family. Both Dougie and Carl will be joining CCM Motorcycles at a number of events throughout 2019, as the Spitfire limited edition models continue their tour of the UK over the coming months.

Speaking about Dougie’s appointment, CCM Motorcycles Managing Director Austin Clews said: “I think it is fair to say that the Lampkin family name remains one of the most famous in motorcycling history even today, much due to their sporting success over the last fifty or so years. Dougie’s older cousin John actually rode for us in the Trial World Championship back in the eighties, so it is a proud moment for us to have the opportunity to welcome another member of this British motorcycling dynasty to help us reinforce the importance of us still making bikes in the UK today.”

Austin ended by saying: “Dougie’s own sporting successes speak for themselves, but equally he is a great guy who has a shared passion for what we are doing and has values and experience that are sure to benefit us as a brand as we continue to work on some new and exciting projects. However, for the record, we will not be making another Trial bike – anytime soon.”

Equally delighted to confirm his collaboration Dougie Lampkin stated: “Whilst I’m more widely recognised as a Trial rider, I am actually a fan of motorcycling in general. As soon I saw the first photos of the Spitfire it was love at first sight, so I was really happy when CCM agreed to loan us a couple of Spitfires for the photoshoot we did in the Scottish Highlands last year. Riding the bikes confirmed that I needed to own one and after a bit of Yorkshire bartering, not only am I about to become a CCM customer, but I have also become a CCM brand ambassador too.”

Dougie signed off by explaining: “I really love what CCM are doing with the Spitfire, and so do the British customers who have made the first few versions a complete sell out. I have been lucky enough to see what else they have in the pipeline in terms of new models, and there is plenty more to come out of the famous Bolton factory. With my own passion for old British bikes and the whole retro scene, I am confident I can add value to some of the new projects they have planned. But right now, my priority is to get as many miles in as possible on the pre-production Spitfire Six so I can give my feedback to the factory.”

For more details about CCM Motorcycles and the Spitfire model range please visit – www.ccm-motorcycles.com

Seven-Time World Champion Carl Fogarty Joins CCM

November 7th, 2018 by

CCM Motorcycles today announced that seven-time world champion Carl Fogarty has joined the company as a brand ambassador and consultant.

To mark the collaboration CCM and Carl have developed a limited edition of just 300 Foggy Edition versions of their highly-acclaimed Spitfire series, plus one identical bike commissioned for Foggy.

The Foggy Edition Spitfire model will be first seen in the flesh on Saturday, November 17th on CCM’s stand at Motorcycle Live at the NEC, Birmingham.

“I have been a massive admirer of CCM’s progress over the last few years and love the retro-look bikes they have been producing,” said Carl, who has been appointed Director of Performance.

“I go way back with CCM and have always been close friends with the Clews family, who started the company. So when the chance came up to work with them again I saw a great opportunity to support a British manufacturer that is close to my heart.

“I’m really happy with the Foggy Edition Spitfire. The idea was to add a bit of my own personality and racing heritage to a cool range that has already proved such a big success with the public.

“It’s a bike that you can take to a track day with your mates and then ride straight to the café for a coffee!”

CCM managing director, Austin Clews, added:

“Carl has been a great personal close friend of mine for many years now and we both feel that now is the right time for Carl to get involved, at a time when CCM is venturing more and more into the road bike side of UK and international markets.

This offers the chance not only for Carl to introduce CCM to a wider worldwide audience but also for Carl to be directly involved and influence the way CCMs are designed in the future. This is a very exciting time for us both and we intend to maximise Carl’s impact to help the future growth of CCM.”

Carl will be appearing at the CCM stand at Motorcycle Live on November 17, 23 and 25.

For more details about the Foggy Edition Spitfire or for interview requests please contact: Spitfire@ccm-motorcycles.net

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CCM Spitfire Flat Tracker Crowned Auto Trader’s Best Retro Bike of 2018

August 21st, 2018 by

The CCM Spitfire Flat Tracker has scooped the award for Best Retro from the coveted Auto Trader Best Bike Awards 2018. Now in its fifth year, the awards are back and bigger than ever, featuring more contenders from various manufacturers, from summer rides to trackside toys.

The CCM Spitfire Flat Tracker was the judge’s undeniable favourite in this category, beating the Ducati Scrambler 1100 and the Kawasaki Z900 RS.

Phil West, Motorcycling journalist exclaimed CCM have “got the bike shed, cafe racer vibe nailed better than anyone.” Andrew Shim, Auto Trader Best Bike Awards 2018 Guest Judge said “built in really small, limited numbers, it really is a beautiful bike.”

Racer and all-round bike enthusiast, Andrew Shim best known as ‘Milky’ in the film and TV series – This is England , joined Phil West and Rob Morphet on this year’s panel, establishing a unique judging panel that borrows diverse talent from across the biking industry.

With 13 categories and 16 manufacturers, Auto Trader’s Best Bike Awards reveal the best machines on two wheels, whether you’re a first-time rider looking for a humble 50cc, or an adrenaline junkie seeking a 200+bhp superbike.

Auto Trader’s Best Bike Awards aim to help every biker find their ideal motorcycle. The judging panel rode thousands of miles to test over 36 models and compile the year’s list of the most impressive bikes on the market. Reliability, running costs, appearance, practicality, performance and technical advancements were all considered by judges as they put together this well-informed list of winners.

A tribute to Alan Clews: 1938-2018

May 3rd, 2018 by

World renowned motorcycle designer Alan Clews sadly passed away on May 2nd 2018. Just shy of his 80th birthday, Alan continued to play an active role within CCM, as he had done over the past 47 years.

In the 70’s Alan blazed a trail across the motocross Grand Prix’s of the world, with the Bolton based firm punching well above its weight, dishing out bloody noses to many of the European and Japanese factory works teams. It was this ability that endeared him and his riders to motorcycle enthusiasts across the globe and Alan’s legendary 4-stroke dirt bikes would become known as “The Rolling Thunder”.

His final project would see him working his magic on CCM’s latest model, The Spitfire. Alan was in the midst of a “stroked” version of the Spitfire’s 600cc engine when he was taken ill and tragically he will no longer see this labour of love brought to its conclusion, however everyone here at CCM are committed to completing this, his final legacy, in his honour.

A more detailed tribute to Alan will be aired in the forthcoming weeks.

Details of the funeral will also follow and all those interested in attending will be welcome by the family.

WIN A CAFE RACER PRIZE DRAW AT MANCHESTER BIKE SHOW 24/25 MARCH

March 16th, 2018 by

Buy any new Spitfire series motorcycle and you will go into the draw to win a new Cafe Racer! The offer is open to all existing customers and one lucky winner will be picked on Sunday 25th March at 16:00 prior to the close of the Manchester Bike Show. If you cannot make it to the show, we will be streaming the draw live on our Facebook channel for you to view in real-time.

Terms & conditions – The prize build date will be at the end of the Cafe Racer production run. The winner only remains valid, if their original purchase is completed, they take ownership of their original bike, and their original bike is not rejected in any way […]