Popham Motorcycle Megameet – 11th August 2019

Ten Berkshire members enjoyed the dry and decidedly less windy conditions in the ride down to the Motorcycle Megameet 2019 at Popham airfield. Allan Herbert and Roy Alexander also brought along their mounts of a post veteran Sunbeam and a racing Velocette, respectively. As did Malcolm and Michael Bryant who were the sole occupants of…

Ride-A-Bike Night – 6th August 2019

I left home in Binfield in the hope that the rain showers promised for early evening had passed us by. Disappointingly, that wasn’t the case as a few drops of rain appeared on the visor a few miles down the road. It’s clearer over there to the West I thought, but that was a false…

Girder Fork Run – 28th July 2019

I believe we are able to claim that it was a successful gathering of machines appropriate to the above genre when eleven of the fifteen entrants were shod with girder forks. Machines ranging from Derek Carter’s 1913 veteran Douglas to Michael Bryant’s 1928 vintage New Imperial to various post vintage models from Triumph, New Imperial,…

Mid-week Run – Bignor Roman Villa – 10th July 2019

Having spoken to Lorraine and Derek the weekend before the run, they were somewhat apprehensive regarding the road traffic conditions they’d encountered while on the recce they’d done on the Friday just past. Needless to say their apprehension didn’t lessen, as more and more bikes turned up at the Shack Cafe for the start at…