Get set for a journey back to the days when Triss Sharp, Arthur Lampkin, Jeff Smith, John Banks, Vic Eastwood, Dave Nicoll and more campaigned brilliant BSAs, Nortons, Ariels, Greeveses and others at exciting events up and down the country every weekend through the winter.
Scrambling in the '50s
A compilation of films from a classic era when BSA Gold Star ruled the day!
Jeff Smith, Dave Curtis, Jeff Ward, Johnny Giles, Don, Rickman, Arthur Lampkin and Dave Bickers are amongst the riders featred on bikes like the Matchless BSA, Ariel, AJS and Triumph in the following events: 1955 Victory Cup Trial, 1956 Experts Grand National Scramble, 1956 and 1958 Lancashire Grand Point to Point, 1956 Lancashire Grand National, 1959 20th Cotswold Scramble.
“...in beautiful period washed out colour. Household names abound such as Smith, Curtis, Ward, Giles, Rickman, Lampkin, Bickers and loads more...wonderful Pathe News-esque commentaries.” Old Bike Mart
Roughriders; Scrambling in the '60s
Another double bill of nostalgia from the archives, this time dating back to the late 60s and when big 'thumpers' still ruled the roost and two-strokes were emerging but not taken seriously!
In 'The Roughriders', Jeff Smith and Arthur Lampkin on works BSAs take on the likes of Rolf Tibblin and Bill Nilsson at several classic venues including Namur, Sweden and Hawestone Park, UK.
Then, in 'Three in Europe' we join John Banks, Vic Eastwood, Dave Nicoll and Keith Hickman on the championship trail in the late summer of '69, a long way from home. Riding the works BSAs, they were up against formidable opposition including Roger de Coster and Bengt Aberg.
Also features motocross action from the Luxembourg, French and Swiss GPs; sadly, this was the end of an era of British motocross GP winners on British machinery.