On Sunday May 1, 2016, the Sunbeam MCC held the Sixth Ixion Cavalcade, to commemorate Canon Basil Davies, who wrote for The Motor Cycle under the pseudonym of ‘Ixion’ for many years from the earliest days of motorcycling.
Sixth Ixion Cavalcade
Once again the cavalcade started from Saint Barnabas’s church on Sea Road in Bexhill where Basil Davies was a priest from 1926 to 1940.
Here, Andy Brown, on a 1902 1¼hp Clement-Gerrard, gets a bit of assistance down Sea Road, while in the background Rob Pond is push starting his 1914 500cc Triumph. John Mijatovic
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