CCM Motorcycles

Unit 5, Jubilee Works,
Vale Street
Bolton, BL2 6QF
Tel: 00 44 1204 544930
Fax: 00 44 1204 544931

1973 - 1st British Side-Car trials championship (Jack Matthews)

1975 - 2nd British Moto-Cross championship (Vic Eastwood)
1st 750 cc A.M.C.A. championship (Mick Eatough)
1st A.M.C.A. superclass championship (Cliff Barton)

1976 - 2nd, 4th, 5th British Moto-Cross championship (Vic Allan, John Banks, Vic Eastwood)
5th Swiss 500cc Moto-Cross Grand Prix (Vic Allan)
3rd Finnish 500cc Moto-Cross Grand Prix (Vic Allan)
3rd Luxembourg 500cc Moto-Cross Grand Prix (Vic Allan)
1st British Moto-Cross support championship (Dave Nicol)
Eddie Kidds first ever jump over 13 double decker buses.

1977 - 2nd British 500cc Moto-Cross Grand Prix (John Banks)
4th Canadian 500cc Moto-cross Grand Prix (John Banks)

1978 - 5th British Moto-Cross championship (Bob Wright)
Small firms export reward

1981 - 1st, 3rd and 4th Isle of Man junior TT (Steve Tonkin)
1st British 4-stroke championship (Austin Clews)

1983 - 1985 - 1st British trials championship (Steve Saunders)
1st, 4th, 5th 350cc British road race championship (Niall Mackenzie)
1st, 2nd 250cc British road race championship (Niall Mackenzie)
1st British trials championship (Steve Saunders)
4,000 motorcycles produced at the Bolton factory badged as Can Ams and sold in North America
Queens Award For Export.

1984 - 1987 - 1st, 2nd 250cc British road race championship (Niall Mackenzie)
3rd 250cc British road race championship (Donny McLeod)
Over 3,000 military motorcycles manufactured for the British, Canadian and Jordanian Army
Harley Davidson buy the manufacturing design and rights to produce the MT 500 in the USA

1990 - 1st British 4-stroke championship (Greg Hansen)

1992 - 1st British 4-sroke championship (Perry Leask)

1993 - 1st British 4-stroke championship (Perry Leask)

1995 - 1st British World 4-stroke championship (Donny Schmit)
1st Sound of Thunder championship (Donny Schmit)

1997 - 1st M.R. Thumpercorss series (Simon Wyse) formerly 'Haynes 4-stroke' series

1998 - 8th and 10th (in class) Paris - Granada - Dakar Rally (Nick Craigie, Vinny Fitsimmons)
Highest manufacture finish rate and best self supporting team awards (Paris, Granada, Dakar Rally)
Paris-Dakar CCM C27 successfully finish the toughest event in the motorsport world
Alan and Austin Clews sell their majority share in CCM to Peter Swift + Co

2002 - CCM R30 wheelies down The Mall during the Queens Jubilee Parade
Mettet Chris Walker world superbike rider steps in as a late replacement for the injured Carl Fogarty
He's never ridden the factory prepared R30 before but finished a magnificent 6th overall against the world best supermoto riders

2003 - CCM hit the big screen - Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft stars in Tomb Raider aboard her CCM 644
Management shake-up at CCM

2004 - July CCM closes its doors amid mounting debts run up by previous management
Alan and Austin Clews and son in law Gary Harthern successfully bought back CCM and its assets off liquidators BDO

2006 - British Shorttrack Champions - 1st Lee Complin , 500cc FT35r, 3rd Andrew Moore, 500cc FT35r

2007 - 3rd place, British Shorttrack Thunderbikes Championship - 3rd Richard May, FT710