When did you start riding trials?
How did you get into riding trials?
All my friends were riding so I joined in.
What was your first trials bikes?
At 16 I had a 1954 Dot
What achievements have you had in trials?
I rode for the Dot motorcycle factory from 1959 to 1969.
I was North East Trials Champion. I also won the Loch Lomond National and was 8 times Lion 2 Day winner.
Who do you look up to in the trials world?
Sammy Miller and Martin Lampkin
Is there a major trials event that you enjoy?
Scott Trial, SSDT, Lambshield
Is there a trials event you have not ridden which you would really like to?
No. I did all I wanted to do.
What is your favourite memory from trials riding?
It was all good. I wish I could start again.
For ten years I was a professional speedway rider. From 1962 I rode for Middlesborogh and when that closed in 1964 I rode for Halifax. In 1968 I toured Australia then New Zealand in 1969.
I broke my leg at Poole which ended my speedway career.