Peter Fletcher’s Royal Enfield joins Sammy Miller Museum

November 24, 2021

The Sammy Miller Museum Trust has announced its latest addition to its ever-increasing collection and it’s one which has a personal connection for Sammy Miller himself.

The museum has acquired Peter Fletcher’s 1961 works Royal Enfield 500cc, a motorcycle on which Peter – nicknamed ‘Fearless Fred’ – competed in the famous Tatra Trial in Poland in 1961, alongside Sammy with whom he was very close friends.

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Peter passed away last January and, given its history, it’s appropriate that his ex-works bike should be on display in the New Forest museum’s Off Road Section, alongside other legendary machines such as his former team-mate’s GOV132.

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