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…

Brooklands – 30th June 2019

We were blessed with fine weather again this year for the Section display at the Brooklands Motorcycle Day event, which resulted in a steady stream of interest in our machines and activities, and possibly attracting new members. The machines on our stand, brought by both regular Berkshire folk, and some guests, were: 1952, 197cc Sun…

Thatcham Court Care Home – 25th June 2019

Last year we were invited to take a few bikes over to the Thatcham Court Care Home, as a couple of the residents had expressed a desire to see some of the machines that would have been around in their youth. It was apparently quite successful in sparking memories among the residents, so we were…

The Banbury Run – 16th June 2019

Sunshine and showers were forecast for the day. So when we arrived at 08.15 under leaden skies and a slight drizzle we weren’t too convinced that the Met Office had got it right. It did, however, brighten up for the start, as Roger Prew, Tony Heyworth and I, each mounted on a 350 Rex-Acme Blackburne…