Roy East – A great all-rounder

Few Australians tried to make a living racing motocross in Europe in the 1960s – and even fewer succeeded. Among those who plied the tracks of England, France, Belgium, Germany, Holland and the Iron Curtain countries was Sydney’s Roy East. As Paul […]

Winifred Wells: Our First Lady

Solo back-to-back transcontinental rides put Winifred Wells on the map but her full circuit of Australia confirmed her eminence among our moto pioneers. “When I was eleven years old I stood in the kitchen and […]

OBA Issue 13

Sandy McCrae: An outfit legend

The combination of Sandy McCrae and his self-built Vincent specials was virtually indomitable, particularly at Bathurst. His friend and occasional passenger Gordon Gillies recounts his recollections… I was riding in a tram one day in […]

OBA Issue 5

George Begg. An appreciation.

George Begg has never been shackled by tradition. A self-made successful businessman in his native New Zealand, he has used his affluence to indulge in the things he loves; motorcycles, racing cars, travelling and writing, […]