Grim Rider's Websites
A site dedicated to long distance motorcycling &
home of the Grim Riders MCC; the British Long Distance Riders;
and the Moped Challenge
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.
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.