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Editor’s Welcome
When I was a boy, in between drawing tiny pictures of Vincents (10p piece for wheels was usual) and daydreaming about what I’d love to own when I grew up (more Vincents, SS100 Broughs, cammy Velos, Gold Stars, racy Sunbeams, Rex-Acmes, maybe the usua
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Doug Hele
Douglas ‘Doug’ Lionel Hele, was born on July 13, 1919, three years after his father had moved the family from Cornwall to Birmingham. Men like Hele senior– formerly a gardener – flocked to the city to seek employment and the move enabled him to take
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Mark, Mortimer And The Moto-chariot
Kempton Park Race Course (horses, not bikes)was established more than 140 years ago, but for the last 30 of those, it has also been a venue for motorcycle jumbles. It quickly became a popular occasion, drawing traders and private sellers, and buyers,