Speed dating in ringwood
Riders not named but include Don Leeson (Suzuki), Tony Milk (CB92 special), Dennis lodge (Bridgestone GTR) Eric Warburton (CB750) 5 others I don’t recognise A very young looking Don Leeson with his newly restored Suzuki TC250, John Surtees pictured in front of what looks like an early factory Honda, Pete Rhodes with his CB72 racer, voted best bike at the AGM, Mike Garnett with his newly restored CB72, image of Doug Perkins with a (colour tinted) green face.
Photo of Pete Rhodes new special which is a CB72/77 with a CB450 twin cam cylinder head, Dave Marsden’s Kawasaki H1, Don Leeson’s Suzuki TC250, Chris Thomas’s Kawasaki Avenger, voted Best Japanese at the Belle Vue Show.
Centre page spread of photos from the 1989 AGM at Halsall.
There is also a group picture of which Don Leeson may be one (no text)2 pages on how to interpret Suzuki part numbers and model codes by Don Leeson followed by 2 pages of model codes in ascending order (starting with 000) followed by 1 page of Suzuki models from 1957 through to 1977 with notes on various modifications during production6 pages (including the rear cover) of a very detailed analysis of the various Japanese motorcycle manufactures models in relation to frame and engine numbers for example a 1962 CB72 would have a frame number range from CB72E – 21001 to 211880 and an engine number from CB72 20001 to 21881.Sheedy’ is an explanation that Torakusu is the Christian name of the founder of Yamaha.Front and rear cover photos of members riding their machines at the Brands Hatch “Motor 100” event.(the answer was Don Leeson riding a Dixon/ Robb racing school Honda CB250)2 page photo spread of “Pics from 86” – Greg Holiday’s Honda CB450’s, Keith Newton’s original road test Honda CB750, reg No.YLY 70H, VJMC outing to the Sammy Miller Museum, John Dalton with his Bristol and Belle Vue Best Japanese award winning CB92 and Cz100’s belonging to Graham Blunden and Dennis lodge2 page photo spread from VJMC attended shows, VJMC’s first award for Best Stand at the Shepton Mallet show, gallery view at Shepton Mallet, Dave Marsden’s latest Kawasaki triple, Don Leeson and his Suzuki T20 racer and Brands Hatch ‘Best Club Stand’ line up.