Motorcycle Shows and London

Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year. Originally a combined Motorcycle and Cycle industry event.


Very often the club would attend this show by bus or train rather than by motorcycle. Partly for security, partly so we could partake of ample beverage later in the evening and partly so we could carry home arms full of brochures and bargains.

London also hosted the Racing and Sporting Motorcycle Show and there were events at Olympia and the Horticultural Halls.

We also made trips to London by motorcycle to the Science Museum and one or two MAG anti helmet law demonstrations. The club always firmly supported wearing of helmets but opposed compulsion, a subtle distinction lost on most people.

Popular motorcycle shows were also attended (by motorcycle) at Manchester, Birmingham, Brighton and Blackpool. The last two usually included an overnight stay in digs where our antics with the young ladies were scandalous, Weren't they Lawrence M.

Soon after the LPMCC was formed a group of members entered the Concours competition at the Blackpool Show and scooped the award, putting the Rudge Owners noses out of joint in the process.

Blackpool Show

Belle Vue Manchester

Brighton Show

Birmingham Show

Birmingham Show

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