Caution = Men At Work.

The Redbraes Cycle Speedway Track In Edinburgh Will Be In Tip Top Condition For The 20-19 Season, Thanks To Jake Slight And Archie McPherson. Enthusiasm Runs High In The Falcons Camp These Days And Although There Is Much Work To Be Done I Am Sure That It Will Be One Of The Finest Race Strips... Continue Reading →


Golden=We Made It.

Yes We Made It, Surprise Surprise. Married On October 19th 19-68 And Today October 19th 20018 Makes It 50yrs To The Day. Such A Privilege For Both Of Us To Still Be Around On This Very Special Day, For You Can’t Take Things For Granted In This World. The Last 10yrs Have Been Difficult Owing... Continue Reading →

Ivan Mauger.

Photo Taken With The Late Ivan Mauger, Probably The Greatest Speedway Rider Of All Time. Ivan Did A Farewell To Scotland Meeting At Powderhall Stadium In Edinburgh And This Photo Was Taken At A Social Gathering The Evening Before. Ivan In His Younger Days Raced Cycle Speedway To Help Keep Himself Fit, And Edinburgh Speedway... Continue Reading →

My Brother George.

With My Late Brother George Who Passed Away October 20-14. This Photo Was Taken That Same Year At An Outing That We Went To In Dunfermline That Year. He Is The Only Person That I Know Off Who Managed To Exit The World On His Birthday. He Never Tried Cycle Speedway But Certainly Knew All... Continue Reading →

Lucky Me!!!

Diane And I Got Married On The 19th October 19-68 Which Means We Celebrate Our Golden Wedding On The 19th Of Next Month. Wow!!! That Was A Quick 50yrs. Not Sure How To Celebrate As We Are Both Not In The Best Of Health At The Moment, Will Come Up With Some Idea Though. Don’t... Continue Reading →

Start Line Girls At Edinburgh Cycle Speedway Meeting.

Think We Were Ahead Of Out Time When The Girls Agreed To Help Promote Our Meeting That Included Some Of The Edinburgh Monarchs Speedway Team. Mind You With Steven Gilroy In Charge Then Anything Is Possible. Think This Was The Same Meeting That My Frame Snapped In Two Places, Must Try And Lose Some Weight!!!!

Two Great Friends.

Two Photos Of The Cycle Speedway Friendships That Were Made. At Last Monday's British Final Down In Hull, I Found My Mind Wandering And Wishing So Much That Derek Garnett Could Be Here. Derek Would Have Loved It For Cycle Speedway Ran Through His Body His Love For The Sport Was Second To None. Sadly... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Bike.

My Favourite Bike, Got Itself So Stressed Out That It Threw Me Over The Handlebars Coming Off The Gate Then To Make Sure That It Never Raced Again Managed To Burst Itself In Two Places At The Same Time, Isn't That Amazing? I Was Never The Same Rider Again, But The Turn Out For The... Continue Reading →

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