Regular visitors will know that there have been no updates to this site since late September, but that does not mean that nothing’s been happening behind the scenes. I was about to embark on a major update to the Trials Sections Database but decided to change my priorities. I have, over the last three months, … Continue reading “What’s been going on behind the scenes?”
#3 – The HRG is on Lyn Hill, between Lynton and Barbrook in North Devon. Go the original post and scroll down to the 26 September update. #4 – The location of Doverhay has been narrowed-down to one ‘most likely’ track. Go the original post and scroll down to the 26 September update.
So where, exactly, is the section known as Doverhay, used for the Brighton & Hove Motor Club’s Brighton-Beer Trial in 1933, and for the MCC’s Lands End Trial (generally for motorcycles only) from 1932 to 1957 (and maybe later)? Is it: Doverhay Road (USRN: 43786546), shown on the map above as a red line? Bridleway … Continue reading “Where is it? – #4”
I’ve had this photo for a long time and, indeed, published it some years ago on a previous version of this website, but I must confess that I’ve lost my note of the original source (Nigel Brown? John Salter?) and some of the key information (such as who?). Whatever, it is an HRG and is, … Continue reading “Where is it? – #3”
I’m not sure where these two photographs came from, although I know that they’re both attributed to Brunell. I’ve also seen a third one, of a BMW 319, taken in the same location, but the current owner of the car had inherited the photo album which included the photo when he bought the car and … Continue reading “Where is it? – #2”
These two photographs have come to me from different sources. It’s obviously the same event, and at a very similar time (look at the spectators standing under the bridge), but does anyone have any idea where they were taken? Update 27 August 2019 12:00: After linking this post to the Classic Trials Facebook Group, David … Continue reading “Where is it? – #1”
Can anyone help? I had always believed that my collection of ACTC magazines was complete (from Four Wheels Out No.22 onwards), but there are two possible gaps: Were any issues of Restart magazine published in 1990? My collection jumps from the last issue of Wheelspin in May 1990 (Vol.3 No.9) to an issue of Restart … Continue reading “Two questions about early issues of Restart”