Some people can be difficult to sum up in a couple of words, but call Eric Patterson a motorcycle enthusiast, and you only risk understating the case.
He started riding old bikes before he’d reached his teenage years, and has (literally) wheeled and dealed in them ever since – a hobby that has led to running large and successful autojumbles and shows at Kempton Park several times each year.
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Eric has also competed at the Bonneville Speed Week several times and is the current holder of numerous speed records on various machines, including his Vincent/Viscount and Norton/JAP (featured in The Classic MotorCycle in March 2010 and May 2009 respectively).
Read more in the March edition of TCM