Thursday, May 1, 2014

ISDT 1958 by Speed Track Tales

Via the amazing Speed Track Tales

Photo – Written wherever Motorcycles are ridden: Services Cup winner #44 Sgt D ‘Bill’ Booker (500 BSA) follows outright victor #14 Cfn. Pat Brittain (250 Greeves) past “Motor Cycling’s” staff Reliant on the Esgair Gelli to Ffair Rhos section WTDT 1958.

Photo of #43 D. Hardwick (Ariel 500cc) and team candidate #50 Roy Peplow (Triumph 500cc) clock in at Cefn Gare WTDT 1958.

Photo of Johnny Giles (Triumph 650cc) [YNX 693] and #55 Tim Gibbes (Ariel 500cc) carry out one of the mechanical aptitude tests set by the team selectors. WTDT 1958

Photo: Just on time! #16 D Bryant’s passenger gets ready to hand in his control card as the AJS outfit nears the Esgair Gelli check. Bryant was the only sidecar driver to complete the course. WTDT 1958. 

Photo: the 250cc Greeves of #25 Jack Simpson and #27 Brian Stonebridge purr through the mist towards Abergwesyn WTDT 1958

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