60th success at Sammy Miller Museum

The Honda Owners Club enjoyed a fantastic 60th anniversary celebration at the Sammy Miller Museum recently.


It turned out to be a fantastic day down on the south coast: CMM’s own Allen Millyard joined the HOC crew for a great event. Honda UK were also present, supplying the show with a current CRF1100L Africa Twin, a current CBR1000RR Fireblade and a heritage 1992 CBR900RR Blade.

The overnight rain persisted into the morning before easing off and the HOC crew had a busy morning setting everything up to ensure a great day ahead.


Sammy and Allen treated the HOC to a cacophony of marvellous motorcycles when they started up their RC181 and RC374 replica: both then took a lap of the car park! There were prizes up for grabs in the bike show with some lovely machines on display, including Keith Roberts’ 1958 JC58, Richard Jackson’s RCB1000, Steve Cribbins’ immaculate CB550 and Martin Heinlein’s NS400.

The club’s Jude Browne said: “Just on time, the heavens opened at about 2.05pm! But, the whole day was one of fun, laughs, good humour, team spirit and a bit of chaos. I have had many lovely comments about the day but no negative ones, so I guess it all worked out!”

For more on the club go to: www.hoc.org.uk

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