28 March 2013

Great write-up from the team at Wings & Wheels

There was a lovely piece about our display at last Augusts’ Wings & Wheels at Dunsfold Park in SurreyYou'll find a link to the story HERE
 
For more details of the event go to: http://www.wingsandwheels.net/

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LAM ride down to Ardingly Showground

Originally posted on Posterous Blog in March 2011

I was delighted to see Jerry and others from London Advanced Motorcyclists (LAM) make the trip down to Ardingly this afternoon to hand over their cheque for Business Membership of the supporters club.


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26 March 2013

London Advanced Motorcyclists join the Supporters Club

Originally posted on Posterous Blog in March 2011

Fantastic news from London Advanced Motorcyclists group... they've asked to become a business supporter for the World Record Challenge.

This is great news for us, and we'll reward them with as much publicity and PR as we can get. I'm also booked to go back and do another presentation, this time for a summer evening meeting (I'll be taking the Sinnis Electric Stealth along as well, for the members to have a ride on).

Your business might like to support UK engineering (or daft people doing daft things with a motorbike if you like). In return you get
  • a few goodies (T shirts, mugs, stickers)
  • a listing on the website
  • a chance to meet the team and see the bike
  • free tickets to watch the bike on track
  • FREE publicity stories and PR
It's a great package for any business and all helps to support a small project aiming to take on the best in the world.

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23 March 2013

Thanks for the support from London Advanced Motorcyclists

Originally posted on Posterous Blog in March 2011

 Well, it was a miserable and wet day outside, but the coffee and bacon butties were most welcome inside Banstead Youth Centre on the morning of Sunday 4th March.

I was invited by London Advanced Motorcyclists to show the electric drag-bike, talk about our last project, and (of course) drum up some support for the world-record challenge. You'll find details about the group at http://www.l-a-m.org/ - definitely worth getting involved with them whether you're already an Advanced rider or interested in becoming one.

I had a great morning, met some really nice people, sold a couple of membership packs and T-Shirts and Mugs, and really enjoyed myself.

Huge thanks to Johny Brett for arranging it, and getting wet helping me load/unload the bike in the car park! Sorry about that, but I appreciated the help.

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Here we go again, back to the 1/4-mile strip...


Originally posted on Posterous Blog in January 2011

Well it's time I spoke about the next project for Weald

I came very close to building a bike for 2012 TT-Zero on the Isle of Man, but pulled the plug on that one at the last minute. I wasn't happy with the way it was panning out, and believe me, as we were spending well over £200k I had to be pretty damn sure about it, and I wasn't. Not enough to commit that sort of cash to it. So it was dropped. Which left a hole............ what shall I fill it with?

Someone once said "never say never". Whoever it was knew what he (or she) was talking about because I said, right from the start of our last drag-race project, "we're going out to beat this record, and that's it. I'm not going to get hooked into spending money chasing elusive decimals of a second. We'll set the new record and move on..."

You know where this is heading don't you?

So, here we go, drum-roll...............Weald are heading back to the drag-strip. Mind you, I'm not going there to chase a few decimals. No, this one is going to slash our last time in half (well, almost). This is a UK built top-fuel spec drag-bike that'll set the world (and hopefully that's all) alight.

Rob Moon (www.robmoonracing.co.uk) will pilot it again. I've asked him a few times if he's really sure about that, but as he's heavily involved in the design I guess he can't say no!

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