AT 94 years of age Reg Scott has been given the title of Britain's Oldest Biker.With 74 years on the road, Reg started riding in 1937 when he paid £73 for a 490cc Norton 16H, a man who has only seven bikes to his biking CV, he now rides a new Honda
This year I got to know Mike 'Spike' Edwards really well, as we were both racing in the 848 Challenge.Mike is a legend in British bike racing, and next year will be his 30th season. How many 75-year olds do you know who are still active, let alone regularly on the podium at natio...
POSSIBLY the oldest unrestored Indian motorcycle is soon to be auctioned.The 1903 Indian motorcycle originated from the world of velodrome bicycle racing and it was originally described as a motorized-bicycle. Despite its current state, this Indian
BRITAIN'S OLDEST motorcycle has been sold to an overseas buyer after the National Motorcycle Museum and Wollaton Hall in Nottingham declined to buy it.The 110-year-old petrol-engined bike, made by Raleigh called the 'Sir Walter' was built
.Matchless is one of the oldest brands in British motorcycling, established in 1899 in Plumstead, London. The brand eventually disappeared in 1966 after a series of mergers by holding company AMC swallowed the Matchless name into obscurity. Initial plans extend only
Europe's oldest Harley-Davidson dealership, Warrs, was founded by John's father Fred. The former racer and mechanic now runs the companyWhat's the most embarrassing bike you lusted after as a youth?My best mate Tom's AP50 with a bum-stop seat
Back in 1912, W. Harry Bashall won the Junior TT on a Douglas in 3hrs 46min 59sec at an average speed of 39.65mph. Pig slow you say, but right this moment the enormity of his achievement is beginning to dawn on me as I am riding a 1912 Douglas, very much like the one Bashall must...
Cadwell is a perfect test bed for splitting differences between 600s, so I wanted to test the 636 alongside our blindingly quick road test editor Niall Mackenzie, and wrestle it around the painfully tight 2.2 mile circuit. This way we could compare notes (from his level down to m...
it not for the fact his 2003 BMW R1150GS wouldn't start this morning. All around us beards and tweed are in evidence. This is a must-do event if you're glum about getting old because here you'll feel quite young. The oldest rider is 85-year-old Charlie Jenner from
I was taught to ride by my uncle, he had a Vincent Black Shadow. He used to take me out on the back of that when I was around 14 years old. I can remember it having a great big round speedo on the headlight that I used to peer round to look at and see how fast we were going. That...
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