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Webbs Motorcycle Auction 5th October 2010.

Occurring a little later than the original date of August Webbs managed to muster up 60 machines for sale. Out of this there were 14 pre 1945 girder fork motorcycles ranging from a unrestored but reasonably complete 1917 Harley Davidson to the two 1942 750cc Harley Davidsons. I have also included the details of the 1947 Indian Chief as it is a machine relatively unchanged from the 1930s and does have a girder style fork arrangement. As can be seen only 4 auction lots sold outright, with the other lots closing as ‘conditional’. This means that the reserve was not

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Triumph 1937 Sales Catalogue.

Barnstormers used pages from this catalogue for one of the banners and thought that it was time to publish the whole thing. This edition covers all the single cylinder models for 1937 including the model produced exclusively for export, the 3SE. It is quoted as €œhas been designed with the idea of providing a robust full sized motorcycle of reasonable weight but with ample power and stamina to withstand constant use under the most severe conditions€ but honestly compared to the other more attractive models with chrome petrol tanks and

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Hamilton Motorcycle Club Swap Meet.

Where: Waikato Events Centre (formerly Claudelands), Brooklyn Road, Hamilton.

When: 17th October, 2010. (Sunday)

This event is run by the Hamilton Motorcycle Club and is smaller than the swap meet held in April. It caters mainly for the post classic and Japanese era however on the odd occassion

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Auckland Vintage Car Club 30th Annual Motorcycle Rally and Swap Meet.

Where: Saturday Rally starting from Murphy’s Law (formerly Jolly Farmer)Drury, South Auckland, Sundays Swapmeet at VCC Clubrooms, 39 Fairfax Ave, Penrose.

When: 13~14th November 2010.

The rally starts with a get together at the VCC Clubrooms on Friday night from 6.30pm. Saturdays rally starting from Murphy’s Law will begin with the riders briefing at 9.30am with the

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The Girder Rally.

Where: Christchurch to Akaroa.

When: 16~17th October 2010.

The Christchurch (Canterbury) Branch of the Vintage Car Club are celebrating their 25th Annual Girder Fork Rally with an overnight run from Christchurch to Akaroa. The run is for pre 1944 machines (which were fitted with girder forks) and the Canterbury boys are seeking both past and new entrants. Saturday evening has been

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