Bert is one of those guys you just can't help but like, he also has lived his dream from watching his Speedway heroes at White City Glasgow to becoming one of those legends himself. Bert as a youngster would idolise the Glasgow Tigers Riders such as Tommy Miller, Ken McKinlay and Junior Bainbridge every Wednesday... Continue Reading →
This photo shows my wife (Diane) myself and baby Ada, love this photo, and as Ada's mum and dad, That's Kasia and Marcin are responsible for the Website then I think it's only fair that we should have Ada on the site with Grandma and Grandad!!! From Scotland.
Racing against a vey strong team from the South Of England and only going down by six points was not a total disgrace to this Scotland Team All Be It Everyone In The Scotland Team were Edinburgh Riders. Straight after this match we had the four team tournament final and my team Seafield Saints ended... Continue Reading →
It's so true, these were some of our Cycle Speedway teams in Edinburgh in 19-67. This article will be Of more interest to Edinburgh riders who were around at this time. Taking from our much loved Smoke Signals Magazine.
This is the "Smoke Signals" our cycle speedway magazine in Edinburgh report on the most prestigious meeting of the season in Edinburgh Back In the day. Winning this event for the third time meant that I keep it forever, and to this day still sits proudly on my trophy cabinet. The year was 19-67 and... Continue Reading →
Well Well Well !!! What can I say, when the idea of a Website was put to me by Edinburgh Falcons Rider Chin Chinaski. I honestly didn't know what to think, as I don't know the first thing about computers. When he explained to me what was Involved well I just went along with the... Continue Reading →
Yes, it's very hard to believe that all these teams, and all these tracks, and all these riders were just the norm for Cycle Speedway In Edinburgh Back In 19-68. Here I am in 20-18 asking myself "What Happened" To such a great sport which gave pleasure to so many? Now we are lucky still... Continue Reading →
This was back in the good old days when us old guys just could read About our sport in the magazine that Rod Witham was editor of. Thank you Rod for all your hard work and so time consuming for you to produce our magazine. Then of course you took it online, Wow!!! You deserve... Continue Reading →
Can't believe that Scotland beat England in this International Match Especially as the England team had Vic riding for them.Tam Low was pulled out from most of his races as he had come to the track straight from the pub and really in no fit state to race. Very strong England team that day against... Continue Reading →