October 8, 2019

There are some truly memorable names from flat track's history, but I've just come across my new favourite while researching a future story. 

I present 1971-72 national number 28 - Royal Sherbet

That's him above, on a BSA...

July 27, 2019

Note: John is such a stereotypically modest Englishman he didn't want to write about his first ever win in the DTRA Vintage class, so he wrote using a nom de plume. This, of course, is ridiculous, so I edited his copy back from the...

June 25, 2019

This neat little BSA street tracker/ kerb hopper is for sale on UK eBay. The sale is nothing to do with us, we're just sharing the details because it looks neat. 

Below is the seller's own description that is cut straight from eBay...

September 30, 2018

Following the disappointment of round 6, at Amman Valley, being rained off, the final round of the DTRA Championship was held at George Pickering's fabulous Greenfield Dirt track (featured in SB34) under wide, clear, Lincolnshire s...

June 30, 2018

After the huge entry of round 2, Peterborough, there was a reduced entry of 12 bikes for round 3 at Redcar Speedway. The track is the closest thing to a Lodi-style bowl that the DTRA visit, with wide and well banked turns. With glo...

June 5, 2018

 Photo: Paul France

The DTRA circus rolled into the MCN Festival at Peterborough Showground with a spring in its step. Everyone was itching to go after Round 1 was scrubbed because of a waterlogged track: the weather forecast was go...

May 16, 2018

I loved Hells Race in 2017, helped by good weather and a fun road trip with Anthony and Anna from the DTRA. Just about everyone who went last year loved it, word spread and twice as many people entered for 2018, riders coming from...

April 5, 2018

Previously we looked at some of the two-stroke entries in the Sideburn-sponsored 2018 Vintage class, now I'll turn my attention to the four-strokes.

First, the BIG news. 2015 and 2016 Vintage Champion Guy Sutherland #97 (above) is r...

July 29, 2017

A handful of DTRA regulars descended on the Malle Mile to join in with the motorcycle grass Hillclimb & lawn sprint competitions. Except that it is all about participation rather than competition.A lovely location, in the grounds o...

November 14, 2016

Beautiful Sonic Weld BSA Gold Star built by Goldstarfreddie from New Jersey. I lifted the photos from the forum on Reminds me of the stance of the Sideburn Enfield 500

Sonic Weld style frames are still being offered,...

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