Peter passed away in 20164 pages ‘The 1990 AGM Report’ from Colin Gibson including 2 pages of members bikes at the event.
Graham Head’s Yamaha CS5, Colin Dicken’s YDS6, Clive Leeson’s mini bike ‘racer’ and Dixie Dean’s and Clive Leeson’s Yamaha racing bikes Photos from Brands Hatch Festival, Eddie Thorpe’s Yamaha YR3 and Graham Head’s Yamaha TR3 – this is in fact a TR2 Yamaha – the engine side cover is different to the TR3, it has magneto ignition whereas the TR3’s were electronic and lastly there is a chrome trim on the side of the seat base, the TR2 had one – the TR3 didn’t.2 pages of photo’s, 1 set from the Bolton Show showing the Club stand and one of a ‘special’ CR93 which seems to have a non-standard frame / tank and seat.
Riders not named but include Don Leeson (Suzuki), Tony Milk (CB92 special), Dennis lodge (Bridgestone GTR) Eric Warburton (CB750) 5 others I don’t recognise A very young looking Don Leeson with his newly restored Suzuki TC250, John Surtees pictured in front of what looks like an early factory Honda, Pete Rhodes with his CB72 racer, voted best bike at the AGM, Mike Garnett with his newly restored CB72, image of Doug Perkins with a (colour tinted) green face.
)Inside the front cover 2 photos from events in 1990 (1) Graham Head pushing a Suzuki V4 125 works bike at the 1000 Bike Festival and (2) Sammy Miller presenting a trophy to Graham for his YR2 at the Kempton event.1 page report by Gus Gander on the VJMC at the Bristol Show, also on this page a photo of a Honda CR110 (50cc) production racing machine with a caption that the reputed value was more than £15,0 – in 1991A centre page double spread of a Honda publicity shot of a Honda C110 and C111 – interestingly both motorcycles have white painted fuel tanks which makes them very early 3 speed models, probably 1960. This event, organised by Michael was a 4 person John O’Groats to Land’s End (870 miles) non-stop ride on a Honda CM90 in aid of a local Hospice who had looked after John’s late Father.
Front and rear cover photos from the Brandon (Suffolk) Show, Dave Jupp with Honda S65 on the front and Thomas Wahle & friends (from Germany) with his Suzuki GT750 plus Chris Holiday’s Suzuki T250 on the rear.
Front and rear cover photos of a rider on what looks like a Honda CB350 based road racing bike, the picture forms the basis for the Christmas quiz in which readers are invited to name the rider.
One of Dave Ayesthorpe’s Police spec (all white) CP77 and a CB750 on a revolving roundabout (reg No.
is YMF 11H), the other from the West of England show with 3 Kawasaki’s on the stand plus one of 3 monkey bikes.