The 9th Bulldog one was the biggest and (in my opinion) the best yet! It had all the ingredients of a perfect rideout. Lots of lovely people, scooters and sunny weather – you don’t really need anything else!
This page is just full of people! So if I pointed a camera at you then you are likely to be featured below. If you want to see the scooters which rode from far and wide then some of them are in Bulldog Run – Part 2.
For ease, I’ve split it into separate sections, so click on the hyperlinks below to whizz to the bits you’re interested in.
Our first stop was McDonald’s where there were already plenty of scooters gathering, with more arriving every minute. No sooner had I got off my scooter than I was greeted by a blast from the past, an old friend Pete Bryant whom I hadn’t seen in 30 years! We had a lovely time catching up and then I dashed around the car park taking photos of other excited scooter people.
We left Chichester and arrived at the rescue centre in Midhurst around 11am. It is owned and run by Dizzy and Tania Holmes from their home, in a quiet lane which is overrun by hoards of scooters, two stroke and sunburnt scooterists on one special day every year. Dizzy was ready to greet us with badges for sale!
Then we all rode the short distance to the pub for burgers, drinks and more chatting in the sun.
If you fancy a trip down memory lane then do check out my 1980s custom scooters here, including Dazzle, Little Rascal and Italian Stallion!
More Bulldog Run fun
The second part of this blog can be found here : Bulldog Run 9 – Part 2 : the scooters
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