Sunday, May 22, 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Pleasant journey with a lady.

 "The pluckiest lassie in all England." Check that hairpin turn...

The halt for refreshment seems to have been at what today is "The Loft", belonging to the Lancashire Mountaineering Club, unfortunately Google Street View does not allow to get the same angle,

Monday, May 16, 2022

"Deliver everything everywhere"

I would say a bit of an oversell. Circa 1915.


Friday, May 13, 2022

Orleans Cottage

Orleans Cottage, of 51 Evesham Road in  Norton is now a Grade II listed building. It seems to have been modified a bit with respect to the picture involving the Enfield, taken in 1916.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Starting the 1904 Royal Enfield

 Hitchcock's has one of two existing 1904 Royal Enfields, believed to be the oldest ones still around, the other at the National Motorcycle Museum (although they claim theirs is a 1903). Here is a video showing it being started, with a nice explanation of the controls,


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