Friday April 29th 2022

The big event is finally just around the corner - today will see the start of the Pre-65 Two day Trial followed on Sunday by the traditional weigh in and parade. - This is a neat poster showing James Dabill on the Beta - He has now retired from regular Trials, but I’m sure he will still be trying very hard in Scotland.
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And the forecast is> ( Thanks to John Kitchener for this)
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Quiz today in 3 parts - (a) Who is the rider (b) What year did he win the Scottish losing just one point? (c) What was name of the section where he took that solitary “Dab” ( WE even know the name of the Observer!!!)
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Interesting to note that the AJS has Shrouds fitted around the carb - no air-boxes back then - on our old bikes we used a large piece of  truck rubber inner tube - pushed a hole in the center for the carb spigot then fastened everything tight with more rubber bands.

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Answer to the Thursday quiz - World Champion Road Racer - Geoff Duke  - competing on a BSA at a Scramble Promotion in Australia. —— No correct answers.

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