Articles tagged Harley-Davidson

Page 57 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, September 1963

"Give them a big hand"

The Bean C.C., no matter how small its own membership, has a happy knack of enticing an excellent entry to its meetings. Its Second Summer Rally at Bracknell Sports Stadium on July 21st had something like 90 entries of veteran to p.v.t. cars if historic commercials and vintage motorcycles are included. The event had some unusual items—the excellent grass arena was not open to the public until...

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From the archives with... Doug Nye

Phoenix in waiting A distinctive 1960s racer is coming under the hammer, but will need lashings of TLC I will declare an interest. I offer consultancy advice (often justifiably ignored) to auctioneer Bonhams, whose Goodwood Festival of Speed sale includes some real rarities. Among these are the (hopefully) still restorable remains of a uniquely significant ex-Jim Clark sports-racing car – the...

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Movie icons and memorabilia

This month's lots Connery's signature is worth a mint while McQueen's 'bikes are up for grabs... Hard to believe that celebrity endorsement can really make that much difference to an auction price, but if Sean Connery's signature on an Aston Martin press photograph can conjure mega-bucks for a simple print, imagine what a spread of Indian and Harley-D motorcycles with a proven Steve McQueen...

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SPORTING MACHINES ON TEST: The 350 c.c Harley-Davidson.

SPORTING MACHINES ON TEST: The 350 cc. Harley-Davidson. "THE RABBIT." RFADERS may look askance at the photographs of this machine and wonder if the author has taken leave of his senses, for whoever saw a sporting machine with such handlebars and footboards ? Think again, dear reader, and recollect how those super-speedmen, the U.S. motorcycle police invariably "sit-up," even at 80 m.p.h., and how...

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B.M.C.R.C. CHAMPIONSHIP MEETING.

Rain Compels Postponement of Solo Events. ADRIZZLING morning, coining at the end of almost a full week of rain, looked like causing postponement of the British Motor Cycle Racing Club's Championship Meeting, on Saturday the irth inst. A temporary cessation of the rain, at about noon, raised hopes, however, and, notwithstanding the fact that water was standing on certain parts of the track,...

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SPORTING EVENTS OF THE MONTH.

SPORTING EVENTS OF THE MONTH. B.M.C.R.C. Championship Races : Some Fine Sport at Kop Hill : An American Hill Climb at Camberley : Records Broken at Brooklands. THE postponement of the latter portion of the Championship events of the British Motor Cycle Racing Club from Saturday, October nth, when rain put an untimely end to the proceedings, to Wednesday, the 15th October, did not, as had been...

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Rumblings

V.W. Derrington looks back Passing through Kingston-on-Thames the other evening, we called on V. W. Derrington, well-known purveyor of "pieces for specials" and pioneer of the speed shop in this country.  "How," we asked V.W.D., "did you start your close association with the tuning business? " It appears that in 1914 Derrington joined the Sopwith Aviation Company in Kingston and when the war...

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Pre-'50 American AC Hereford Rally (June 4th)

This assembly of American vehicles built prior to 1949 (a date limit observed to let in Ford V8 Pilots) was held at the well-policed Hereford (horse) race course in conjunction with the Cider Festival. There was a commendably representative entry, divided into products of deceased American companies, the Chrysler Group, Fords, General Motors' makes, Anglo-American hybrids, commercials,...

Page 22 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, September 1937

Club News

etia• lelawd ........?••1111111111119/ N.W. LONDON MOTOR CLUB At a recent Committee Meeting it was decided to make certain changes in the arrangements for the Fourth Annual Inter-Club Team Trial for the Sporting Life Team Trophy to be held on Saturday, the 9th October. It is felt that these changes will make the Trial more attractive and interesting to the competitors. The start of the Trial will...

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RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS In the Ulster Trophy Race last August the second fastest lap was put up by a .I.P. powered with a 998-e.e. V-twin Vincent11.11.1). engine, which went round at 73.84 A New m.p.h. in the wet. The product of Racing Car Joseph Potts, Ltd., of BelIshii', Lanarkshire, is about to go into production. The makers stale that II ley will endeavour to offer a racing car suitable for tlu,...

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