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Radcot Classic

 

On the second Saturday in June and the “Saturday Rider” finds himself on the upper reaches of the River Thames at Radcot Bridge. Which turn out to be a very fine setting for this Radcot Classic Meeting. http://www.faringdon.org/radcot.html Radcot – Faringdon Community Website. South West Oxfordshire about Radcot bridges and the Thames … There is now a sequence of three bridges. The original one, built of Taynton stone, over the Thames proper, is the oldest…This event is organised by the Royal British Legion, Riders Branch www.rbir.co.uk

The view from Radcot bridge looking to the west.

The Three Leaders.

A touring “Gold Star”.

A real “Desert Rat” turn up!!

Please call me NorVin.

The run out had just returned from the Repatriation Memorial Garden, RAF Brize Norton https://www.raf.mod.uk/rafbrizenorton Norton – Station Homepage Public website for information about the activities, aircraft, organisation and people of RAF Brize Norton & the tour leader was the FLYING MILLYARD. https://www.engineswapdepot.com/?p=7221 Flying Millyard Motorcycle is Powered by a 5000 cc V-twin … British engineer Allen Millyard enjoys building motorcycles with unique engines. Many will remember his famous motorcycle powered by a 8.0 L Viper V10.

Crank me up, time for THUNDER on the Thames!

The bridge & the Pill Box WW2. In this photo now looking east over the centuries this crossing over the Thames has been fought over many times. Take a walk along the Thames path & do a spot of Pillbox spotting. www.geograph.org.uk/article/Spudukas-Pillbox-Log-Upper-Thames-Set Spuduka’s Pillbox Log Upper Thames set : Geograph Britain …User contributed article about, Pillboxes that are along the Thames from Appleton To Lechlade.

 

Bye for now from the upper Thames. Michael.