The Bikes The Oldracer stable, past, present and future.
Our Vincent HRD Comet has been raced for at least 30 seasons in the 46 years since it graced Cadwell park at a VOC meeting in 1965. It may have won a few races in that time but it certainly wont win any Concours Competitions. We will be campaigning the HRD in the 'British Historic Racing Championships' upto 1949 class for the 2012 season...View project
Our Egli Vincent was developed in 2007 to compete in the British Historic Racing Club up-to-1972 Unlimited Class. It was in this class that the Egli-Vincent enjoyed great success for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010, Ben often winning all four races entered during a two-day meeting, and was frequently the subject of reports and articles in the motorcycling press...View project
The Grey Flash was not a big seller, about 30 were made in some ways its creation was a reaction to the wholesale lowering of capacity limits in racing to 500cc after the war. It utilised many of the engine components of the Black Lightning and many ‘Flash’ motors were produced for use in 500cc racing cars not bikes. John Surtees is often cited as starting his racing career on a Flash but the truth is, he started with a very second hand development Comet...View project
Not the most likely of racers, the idea to build a K100 BMW race bike has come about as a result of the resurrection of the B.E.A.R.S race series now being run by British Historic Racing, the racing arm of the VMCC and the club we have raced the Vincents with for 40 odd years. The formula one series, starting in 2012, caters for British, European and American production based motorcycles available prior to Dec 1985...View project
Scott were in the Isle of Man TT races back in 1909 so by 1927 they were starting to get it together, Harry Shackleton had designed a lighter machine for that season, the 7in ‘Super’ type forks with stronger springs. It had a shorter wheelbase, Its Pilgrim oil pump was backed up by a hand pump, (no 2 stroke mixing even then, so Yamaha was not the first). And it had an aluminium two-into-one exhaust system...View project