The sad news reached us over the weekend of the passing of Don Blocksidge, an engraver whose work has featured on many top custom scooters and motorbikes over the decades. Don was one of those people who are today sadly rare, a true craftsman. His name first came to my attention, as it probably did … Continue reading Don Blocksidge – The Master Hand Chaser
This might sound like scaremongering, but plans are afoot to charge both two and four-wheeled vehicles of a certain age to drive in London, and if it’s not stopped now then this policy will certainly extend around the UK to other towns and cities. What is ULEZ? Transport for London (TfL) have created the ULEZ … Continue reading Threat to ban classic scooters from British roads
It's nearly New Year folks, time for resolutions. So if you've not done it yet, what about passing your motorcycle test and getting a full licence? Here's how they went about rider training in 1958. No laughing at the chap at the beginning please. Oh and while you're watching it, note the legshield accessory extensions … Continue reading New Year, new bike licence?