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Over the last three years we have taken part in the National Road Rally, and enjoyed every minute of it. Now it's time to give something back so we will be operating the Lincoln checkpoint for 2016.
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No.24 Yamaha TRX850

After doing the Two Stroke track day I decided that I wanted to go again. Bladebert mentioned that Bike magazine was running a Novice friendly track day at Cadwell and he wanted to go. This seemed like a good idea so I signed up to go on the TDR.

After thinking about it for a while I decided that the TDR isn’t the best bike on a normal track day as it’s effective top speed with me on it is about 100 to 110 mph. I therefore decided I wanted a quirky 4 stroke that I could take on track days and thrash on the Highway as I was not taking the Busa on track again! I wanted a bike I could red line in every gear and I wouldn’t…

No.23 Moto Morini 350 Dart

I will start off by saying this was a big mistake. I have always admired Moto Morini’s and I have always thought at the back of my mind that a little V-twin would be great to use to commute on and the handling is meant to be really good.

I happened to see a 350 Dart for sale on Evil-Bay and as they never seem to come up, I thought it was worth a silly bid. Imagine my surprise when I bloody well won it.…

No.22 Yamaha TDR250 (Again)

I had one TDR that I was slowly bringing back to life and, like buses,another popped up on Ebay and was only 5 miles away. Bizarrely the chap wouldn’t let anyone come and see it so it wasn’t getting a lot of bids, so I thought, bugger it I’ll put a lowish bid on it and give it a go. Amazingly, I won it and the chap delivered it for free.

When it was wheeled out the van it had standard wheels with motocross tyres on it and the loudest graphics on it this side of the 1980’s! The chap told me that he had recently removed a set of TZR wheels as he preferred to slide around on the knobbly motocross tyres. He offered…