Reader ad from a DTRA regular. I'm selling the Triumph T140 I raced in 2019, currently it's in road going trim but will come with the bits to make it a flat tracker again. 1977 Triumph T140 OIF, this is a matching numbers bike brought back from the States a couple of years ago, and bought by me specifically to enter the DTRA Vintage class. The bike evolved over the season and earned me three podiums and fourth in the standings at the end of the year. It's currently in road tr
Guest blog post from Gareth Howes. Covid , Brexit and time surely these three small problems could be overcome so I could ride at one of my favourite events of the year, Wheels and Waves. This was the tenth edition of the event, and although I got onto them later, I love it! This year was the ‘Ghost Edition’, all very low key and hush-hush, because the local authority pulled the plug on the full event only a few weeks before it was supposed to go ahead, due to Covid worries.
I wasn't tuned into the old Harley market when the exodus of Knuckles, Pans and Shovels were leaving the USA by the container-load, heading for the Tokyo docks, and Japanese builders and customisers, who, at the time, were more appreciative of these older Harleys than a lot of US riders. This was the height of fat tyre, OCC, Exile, West Coast Choppers. The Japanese sidestepped it and were grooving on the old bikes that, now America has gone mad for them, prices have quadruple
Guest blog from Sideburn DTRA vintage class racer John Harrison (#72 in the photo above). Round 2 of the DTRA's National Flat Track Championship took us to the popular Lincolnshire track at Greenfield, home of Pro & Hooligan class rider George Pickering and his family. A bumper entry of 30 riders was listed for the Sideburn supported Vintage Class, many returnees and lots of new faces and names. It appears that a few of Ferran Mas' Astros have found their way into the DTRA ra