Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

. . . . . . which I guess is what John Wooler was doing back in 1955, creating the Wooler 500cc ohv flat four! You can see this and a shed load of other interesting motorcycles across England, Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man at minimal cost if you join the British Motorcycle Charitable Trust.

For just £20 per year you can join the trust:  and enjoy free entry to the following museums/collections:

  • The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
  • Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford
  • Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
  • Coventry Transport Museum, Coventry
  • British Motor Museum, Gaydon
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, New Milton
  • Brooklands Museum, Weybridge
  • Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man
  • The Tank Museum, Bovington
  • Dover Transport Museum, Dover
  • Jet Age Museum, Gloucester
  • Museum in the Park Stroud
  • The Folk of Gloucester Museum, Gloucester
  • The Norton Collection Museum, Bromsgrove
  • Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire
  • Internal Fire Museum of Power, Tan-y-groes, Cardigan

Just to give you the flavour of the work the charity undertakes, Dave Tomlinson has planned a number of midweek Oxford Meetup Rides (OMR) to several of these venues. You can find further details on the Club’s Meetup site. To see full details of the event join Meetup first, details here.


Author: James O'Shea

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