Classic news in brief
By: James Robinson
• Donington happening
The Lansdowne circus is one of many attractions at Donington’s classic racing festival over August 9-11. Colin Seeley is also organising a lot of special machines to be on display too.
• Scott news
Roger Moss issues a free Scott biased newsletter on request, to encourage folks to learn more about these machines and hopefully give confidence to take the plunge and buy one. Email Roger at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
• Join D&C for a tour of the dales
Do you fancy a guided tour of the Yorkshire Dales on a motorcycle? D&C Classic Motorcycles can help you out, as it offers accompanied rides on Royal Enfield Bullets or green lane trips on ex-British Army Armstrongs. Visit www.dcclassicmotorcycles.co.uk or call 01535 630137 for details.
• ‘Cheers’ to the Borders Show
This year’s Borders Classic Bike Show will take place at Lacon Childe School, Cleo Mortimer, Shrops on September 14-15.
All of the monies raised at the show will be given to local community charities.
A special beer has been brewed by Hobson’s Brewery (www.hobsons-brewery.co.uk or 01299 270837) in honour of Jim Reynolds, for years the driving force behind the show and still compere. The ale Uncle Jim is on sale up to the festival.
More information from David Spruce 07986 170715 or via www.bordersclassicbikeshow.weebly.com
• Fluff Brown
Well-known classic enthusiast, dealer and competitor Fluff Brown, best known for his association with Cotton and AJS two-strokes, passed away on July 4, aged 82. Condolences are expressed to his family.
• Fenman Classic
To be held on August 26, at Wimbotsham, Norfolk, this is the 25th running. Admission is £3.
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