Inscribed At Last After A 55yr Wait.

After 55yrs I Finally Got Around To This Inscription. The Trophy Is The Granton Griffins Cycle Speedway Club Championship Trophy Edinburgh. I Won This Trophy In 19-64, 65, and 66.  The Manager Mr.Branston Was A Super Enthusiast Of Our Sport And It Was A Bit Like Joining Real Madrid When I Put Pen To Paper... Continue Reading →


Retirement Is Not So Bad After All.

Here I Am Resigned To The Fact That No Longer Will I Be Doing Any More Regular Racing After 60 Plus Consecutive Years I Found It Easy To Go Along On Sunday Complete With My Own Chair And A Can In My Hand To Just Enjoy The Racing And Meet Up With Some Old Friends.... Continue Reading →

Our Next British Champion.

Yes I Confidently Predict That Our Lewis Foxley Will One Day Stand On The No.1 Slot On The Podium As Our British Champion. He Has So Much Going For Him, Skill Determination And Just Enjoys Riding His Bike, Been A Long Time Since I Have Watched Someone Progress So Rapidly In Our Sport Like Lewis... Continue Reading →

50yrs Down The Road.

It Was So Good To Meet Up At Redbraes Park With Graeme Palmer Who Like Myself Raced For Granton Griffins Cycle Speedway Club In Edinburgh Back In The 60s. Having Not Seen Each Other For At Least Fifty Years It Was Just Like We Had Met Up A Couple Of Weeks Ago. So Much To... Continue Reading →

Elvis Presley.

To Me This Guy Will Always Be The Greatest. Thank You Elvis For All The Fabulous Music That You Gave Us, So Lucky To Have Been Around While You Were On This Earth. And Oh Yes I Did Go From Edinburgh To Las Vegas Just To See You In Concert Back In 19-73. It Was... Continue Reading →

“The Greatest”

Certainly From My 50s 60s And 70s Era Of Cycle Speedway This Man Was Without A Doubt The King. Yes The Legendary Derek Garnett Was Just Brilliant In Competition. I First Saw Him Race In Edinburgh Way Back In The 50s When I Was A "Wee Boy" In Short Trousers, By The Way He Never... Continue Reading →

A Very Special Day.

31st March 20-19. A Very Special Date For Us As We Had A Visit From The Archibald Family From Atlanta Georgia In The U.S.A. Very Special Occasion To Meet Up Again And To See Just How Much The Young Ones Have Grown Up. The Kids Are Such A Credit To Mum And Dad. Wished They... Continue Reading →

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