Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club

Cheshire Branch Bhurtpore Show

What with a damp weather outlook in the south Cheshire countryside, Will Barber and the South Cheshire VJMC were expecting a considerable decrease in classic bike enthusiasts venturing out in the rain to their now well-established annual show.

The previous day saw us erecting the marquees, staking out and allotting pitches for our traders and our main sponsor, Single Tracker Motorcycles of Crewe.

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With the gates open at 9.30am, a steady trickle of classic bikes initially saw one full line of display bikes, eventually expanding to four lines of truly well-turned-out classics for us to reminisce over.

To be expected, a few classics arrived via trailers and vans, but to be honest we were glad of any bike to help get the numbers up!

Typically on a dry sunny day, we usually see around 600-plus bikes attending the show, held at the back of the Bhurtpore Inn in Aston, just off the A530, but I think we topped out at around 150.

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Traders were also down this year with just Single Tracker Motorcycles, Thunderfoot Products and Forden Vintage Show organisation attending

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