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Roller racing

Post by Philmondo » 05 Dec 2013 19:20

I attended a W. Mids Police CC roller racing event last night at Tally Ho. It was good fun and an excellent evening, though having had 3 weeks off the bike my 'souplesse' was somewhat lacking. Paul Prince did a great job of facilitating the event with rollers, bikes, electronic equipment etc.

The evening awoke a long dormant memory of roller racing with the Beacon sometime around the late Eighties. I think it might have been in the Pastoral Centre, but I can't remember too much about it. Can anyone recall those events?
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Post by Rod Goodfellow » 05 Dec 2013 21:52

Roger Shayes and Tony Webb may remember Beacon roller racing in the 60s, especially a 24 hr record attempt in a shop window in central Birmingham on St Patrick's night.You can imagine the interest shown by well oiled Irish revellers!

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Post by Dave Cox » 06 Dec 2013 10:25

We had one session at the Community Centre in Rubery in the 90's I think when Wally was organising events.

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