Almost 500 riders took part in the Vintage Motor Cycle Club’s 68th Banbury Run, open only to VMCC members on pre-1931 machines, on Sunday, June 19 – down a little on the 600 or so during the halcyon days of a few years ago, but still living up to the event’s tag of ‘the largest gathering of veteran and vintage machines in the world’.
Another brilliant Banbury Run – and it’s still the biggest and best in the world!
Chris and Mary Harris are pictured with a 1929 Ariel Model F. Chris is often seen aboard a Scott, but said that the Ariel was much more suitable for pillion duties when Mary comes along!
Starting from what has now become the event’s home, the British Motor Museum (formerly the Heritage Motor Centre) at Gaydon, Warwickshire, 487 riders (with No. 488 a late entry) set off along three carefully-tailored routes.
Read more in July’s edition of OBM