Ivan Rhodes, Honorary president of the Velocette Owners’ Club, will visit Glamis and Stirling

Top name in UK vintage biking scene to kick-start tour

By Alistair Beaton

Published: 01/05/2010

One of the most respected names in the UK vintage motorcycling scene will kick-start a Scottish tour of talks later this month in the north-east.

Honorary president of the Velocette Owners’ Club Ivan Rhodes has written authoritative books on the historic make.

He also restored the world-famous Velocette Roarer, a supercharged 500cc machine that was developed in the 1930s to rival the BMW motorcycle make in the TT races of the era.

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