River Isis Camping Weekend

report from Michael with additional information by Martyn pictures Michael and Martyn .

On the last Thursday of May it was my Dads funeral so thank you to family and friends for supporting me at this sad time. So this weekend l find myself camping with members of the Oxford Section of the BMW Club at Which l find was really good for me on the banks of Dad’s early life pre WW 2 was spent living on Warspite Road, Woolwich which when right down to the banks of the River Thames & the dock area. River Isis or River Thames? Friday afternoon time for a stroll, but first a bridge to cross.

Halfpenny Bridge.

The BMW scooter parc ferme.

Saturday am. time to find a steam boat.

“Bring anything old that goes”

Our very own “Blue Tour Leader” Paul.

Made in Nottingham.

1927 Raleigh Type 14/

Panther sidecar.

Seems that Dutch riders are in town.

Pauls seems very “smitten” by this AG TRIKE with its front wheel drive and side valve thumper engine.

Lets fly on a Flying Boat.

A taxing message!

Sunday time to ride north for home and seek out a famous FORD! Shilton ford used by Henry Cole to test his vehicles for WATERPROOFING! Plus used in scenes from Downton Abbey. 

However to day it was a DOG WASH DAY. Bye for now from the River Isis/Thames.

P.S Just for the “Oldest man ever”
It’s a dirty job being the stoker.