From my early days on an 80cc Suzuki aged 14yrs (off roading) I progressed to a Francis Barnet 197 on my 16th birthday. Although granted an MOT the front forks were solid. Not having experienced anything else I thought that was how things were.
image1The earliest memory I have of motorcycling was around age 5 lying face down in the dust after falling off the back of my brother’s dirt bike. This would be one of many times that the phrase “if you tell Mom you won’t be able to do xyz again”
Yes, I’m another one, a born again biker. As a teenager I rode motorcycles, my first was a BSA Starfire. Eventually I moved over to a Honda (with the baffles removed, of course) as all my mates were leaving me behind
Hi there, I’m Mick O’Riley (Micko). My first experience of riding occurred at school. After finishing exams the school felt it wise to find us something interesting to keep us out of trouble and prevent us disrupting the rest of the school population.
Dad : “Are you having a mid-life crisis or something?” Me : “Yes, absolutely I am!” And so it began. First stop – Two-up on a GSXR 1000. Fantastically exciting, but not to be recommended if you have weak nerves.
I'm Bev and I'm 1066 Chapter's Head Road Captain. I'm a passionate rider with over 30 years of biking experience under my belt.
Joining 1066 in 2004, after 36 years of riding many different bikes was a revelation to me. Never before have I had so many great mates, and had so much fun, and I truly wish I had got into Harley-Davidson and H.O.G sooner. After a couple of Sportsters
Hi there my name is Martin Wild I have been riding bikes over 40 years non stop, they have been my main form of transport and leisure, for pretty much that amount of time. I have marshaled at motorcycle races at WSB&BSB level; taken part in many challe
I’ve always loved motorbikes, sneaking out to ride pillion with friends on their Kawasaki and Suzuki bikes, praying my overprotective dad would not catch me, which of course he did and that was my biking days over and done with… …or so I thought! Many
Hi all, I’m Bob Wilkinson know as “Wilky” My days of motorcycling started at around 10 years old when I was bought a scrap, but running Triumph Tiger Cub. Soon it was stripped down to a minimum to resemble a trail bike. I used and abused it on the hi
The Committee of 1066 would like to offer all Chapter members the opportunity to continue expanding their riding skills. Our Chapter Safety Officer, JP, is a qualified advanced motorcyclist and a motorcycle observer locally with the Institute of Advanc
Contact me to find out more about the UK & Ireland Mileage Programme.