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Motorcycle History Trail 2013

The charity ride for 2013 involved visiting landmarks from two different rides and includes a variety of locations in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, as well as several in Belgium, France, Germany and the Czech Republic.

Motorcycle Museums 2013 Motorcycle Legends

Motorcycle Museums;

Motorcycle Legends:

Record of my visits to the Motorcycle History Trail landmarks:


4th January 2013 - visited ten landmarks in one 570 mile trip: The Lone Rider, Wolverhampton (L); The Royal Enfield Pub, Redditch (L); National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull (M); The Triumph Monument, Meriden (L); Coventry Transport Museum (M); Craven Motorcycle Collection, York (M); North Yorkshire Motor Museum (M); DOT Motorcycle Factory (L); Anglesey Transport Museum (M); Llangollen Motor Museum (M).


6th April 2013 - visited four landmarks on the way to the start of the South West Peninsula Rally: Cotswold Museum, Bourton on the Water (M); Sammy Miller Museum, New Milton (M); Lawrence of Arabia Memorial, Bovington Camp (L); Haynes International Motor Museum (M).


7th April 2013 - visited two landmarks while on the SWPR: the very scenic Pendennis Motorcycle Club Memorial, Falmouth (L); and John Deacon Racing, Plymouth (L) to bring total visited to date to 16 - 9 museums and 7 legends.