Sun shines for Graham Walker Memorial Run

With an entry of 100 riders, this year’s Graham Walker Memorial Run around Beaulieu, Hants, on Sunday, August 7, was one of the best in the area to be organised by the Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club, writes Ian McGill.

There’s a sunny smile from best lady rider Jane Jarvis (1923 Kenilworth) as the sea breeze catches her immaculate period nurse’s costume.
There’s a sunny smile from best lady rider Jane Jarvis (1923 Kenilworth) as the sea breeze catches her immaculate period nurse’s costume.

In warm sunshine, the riders set off over a route laid out by the Southampton & District MCC, who also supplied the road marshals and markers, at 1.15pm. The 46.9-mile route gave an easy ride through the New Forest, heading towards Brockenhurst and Lepe and then down to Calshot, with excellent views across to the Isle of Wight during the Cowes sailing week, before returning via Hythe and Holbury.

Read more in September’s issue of OBM

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