Hail to you, classics of Glamis


This year’s Scottish Transport Extravaganza, held at Glamis Castle in Forfar on July 13 and 14, saw temperamental weather, as is usually the case in those parts, but the Sunday cleared up and allowed the 15,000 attendees to enjoy the sunshine, writes Francis Lee.

From my point of view as a classic motorcycle enthusiast, it did not disappoint either.

A wide range of motorcycles were in attendance, including a 1923 McKenzie Roadster, a French 1939 Terrot 98cc, and a pristine 1977 Honda CB400/4.

Altogether there were 105 public motorcycle entries, covering the veteran, vintage, post-vintage, classic and modern classic categories, from 1914 to 1980.

There were also 22 entries from the organising club, the Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club (the SVVC), while many of the public motorbikes were exhibited by members of the Central Scottish branch of the Vintage Motorcycle Club. 

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