80th London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 6th November 2010
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Each spring it’s been a tradition to support the veteran
bikes as they start the Epsom to Brighton run, but I have never yet managed to
So with this year being the 80th Anniversary of the renewed run I decided to be organised and find out when it is on and where are the best view points.
Now living in Dorking the Coffee stop at
The night before was Bonfire night and very wet and windy in the small hours, so we awake to fog and mist, the freezing damp cold that follows such a storm and roads covered in puddles, leaves and debris oh this was going to be fun. But still a great reason to get out on the bike.
Taking the safer main roads down to
Interspersed between the cars were several Tricars and even folk on penny farthings all looked cold very cold!
Eventually the cold even got to us; note to self, I really must put the liner into the jacket, and even the warmth of a coffee and bacon roll could not help regain real warmth. And so we wandered back and headed back down the now safer country lanes with the smoke of some bonfires still creating that wonderful aroma.
It was a brill
Its now time to hibernate a bit and enjoy the camaraderie of winter parties