Tag Archives: Motorcycles

Eccentricity and Engineering Genius Alive and Well at Prescott Bike Festival

What possesses a man to look at a supermarket trolley and think “you know what that needs? A jet engine!”? Or to look at the monstrous 8 Litre V10 Viper engine and think “that would be great in a motorcycle”? … Continue reading

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Prescott Bike Festival 2016

Last weekend saw one of my highlight motorcycle events of the year – the Prescott Bike Festival at Prescott Hill Climb near Gothrington in the Cotswolds. This was the sixth annual Prescott Bike Festival. It is organised by Severn Freewheelers, … Continue reading

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National Motorcycle Museum

Continuing to trawl through long neglected photographs, I came across the many, many pictures that I took last September when I visited the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham. This is a brilliant place – if you like classic motorcycles it … Continue reading

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Bikes, Bikes, Bikes: Brackley and Cheltenham

It has been a good couple of weeks for Motorbikes. Last weekend was the annual Brackley Festival of Motorcycles, and today was the Cheltenham Festival of Bikes in Cheltenham Town Hall. Both provided a great day out.

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Cassington Bike Night 2015

Yesterday once again saw one of the highlights of my motorcycling calendar: the annual Cassington Bike Night. On the last Monday of June each year the village of Cassington near Oxford hosts the bike night to raise money for the … Continue reading

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Kickback #2

Last September I went along to my first custom motorcycle show in some time: Kickback at Donington Park. It was a superb event and a great day out: I blogged about it and posted numerous pictures here. I was delighted … Continue reading

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Day 8 – San Antonio to Galveston – Goliad Market, Buildings on Stilts and an Unexpected Bike Rally

Saturday 8 November: An early start: we met for breakfast at 6:30, only to find they don’t start serving until 7 at the weekend. Keen to get going we headed off without waiting and got breakfast at an H-E-B supermarket … Continue reading

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