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
Our friend at Dirt Track Lelystad Training are organising lots of practices, and ready to host races again soon. The firs is a training weekend on 1-2 May. They say... Come and join us for the training weekend , where the track will be open for 5 hours per day. This weekend will also include evening training with the newly installed lights. After the day is done and everyone has had their fun on the track, relax and enjoy the BBQ, Music with all the other riders. Make sure yo
News from Germany. The following is chopped out of their press release. For the coming season, the two organisers Hermann Köpf and Martin Hüning are planning four races: 'We are very pleased to have found two more speedway clubs as partners, MC Meißen and MSC Mulmshorn, who are open-minded about the still young flat track motorsport. We are expecting similar Covid-19 conditions as last year with limited spectator numbers, but of course the joy of being able to run one of the