LOCAL MOTORCYCLE SPORTING INTEREST: HAWKHURST RESIDENT THOMAS WYNN LOUGHBOROUGH

Thomas Wynn Loughborough is regarded as the founding father of the international governing body of motorcycle sport, the Federation Internationale De Motorcyclisme (the F.I.M.). In 1912, he held the title of Secretary General, until his retirement in 1958, and worked from an office in his house in Hawkhurst, Kent. Born in 1877, he attended Marlborough... Continue Reading →

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Motorcycle Trials Competition

From Edwardian times motorcycle manufacturers took an early interest in trials as they wanted to demonstrate their products to the public. The nature of the events, owing to the improving skills of the riders together with the development of machinery, would considerably alter over the years. In early days just to complete the course without... Continue Reading →

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