Feb 28, 2021
In Introduce Yourself
I wonder if I'm the earliest VMCC member in the section (ref the February newsletter). I first joined the VMCC in Sept 1970, when I bought a 1930 Norton mod 18 from Tom Potter at Kirby Stephen. NE section clubnights were then held at in the pub at Topcliffe, before moving to Boroughbridge. I did many NE section club runs, and rode in both the Beamish Reliability Run and the Trophy Trial (the latter on a 1926 Big 4 Norton with my wife on the pillion!) Interests changed, though always bike related. Observed at the SSDT for 30 years+, and rode (with Howard Duddles) in the first pre 65 SSDT. Now riding a 1954 Matchless G3LS in South Durham section runs and attending the odd meeting, pre covid.