Very often the club
would attend this show by bus or train rather than by motorcycle. Partly
for security, partly so we could partake of ample beverage later in
the evening and partly so we could carry home arms full of brochures
London also hosted the Racing and Sporting Motorcycle Show and there
were events at Olympia and the Horticultural Halls.
We also made trips to London by motorcycle to the
Science Museum and one
or two MAG anti helmet law demonstrations.
The club always firmly supported wearing of helmets but opposed compulsion,
a subtle distinction lost on most people.
Popular motorcycle shows were also attended (by motorcycle) at Manchester, Birmingham,
Brighton and Blackpool. The last two usually included an overnight stay
in digs where our antics with the young ladies were scandalous, Weren't
they Lawrence M.
Soon after the LPMCC was formed a group of members entered the Concours competition at the Blackpool Show and scooped the award, putting the Rudge Owners noses out of joint in the process.