Isle of Man TT highlights from the era of flat caps and flat tanks.
Average speeds might have been half of what they are in the 21st century but there was no lack of excitement amongst the crowds as the bikes lined up for the starts of the three races.
Great names like Charlie Dodson, Alec Bennett, Tyrell-Smith and Ted Mellors were present and ready to do battle for the giants of the British motorcycle industry - Sunbeam, Velocette, Rudge and Norton respectively.
A class field and good weather for the Junior meant expectations were high for the week.
Bennett's secret weapon was the then- revolutionary positive stop foot gear change