100 Cottons reeled in for Brooklands centenary

Pete Kelly
June 10, 2014
Cotton motorcycles, ranging from early triangular-framed models like this to Villiers-engined roadsters and competition machinery, will be taking part in the big Brooklands centenary event on July 20

You do not have to be a club member to take any Cotton motorcycle along, regardless of its state of running, so if you want to be a part of this important milestone in the history of the Gloucester concern, contact Daniel Welsby (01608 663797), or Bob Smith (07785 775466),

• Bikes of all eras heading for Barnsley Motorcycle Festival
Organised by Barnsley Bikers’ Club on Sunday, June 29, the Barnsley Motorcycle Festival at the Wombwell Stadium, Station Road, Wombwell, Barnsley S73 0BJ, gives entrants the chance to both exhibit their bikes and ride them around a smooth half-mile circuit.

Celebrating vintage, classic and modern motorcycles, with trophies in all categories, the event is in support of the Barnsley Headway Charity for brain injuries.

Track and show entry costs just £5 in advance or £7.50 on the day, and more details are available from Ian on 01226 872389 or at

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