NCC GLOCUS & HEREFORD RUN
Back Street Heroes|October 2020
IN 1973 THE NATIONAL CHOPPER CLUB WAS CONCEIVED AND FORMED BY BILL GILL, PETE GAERTNER AND SYD WELLINGS WITH THE AIM OF GENERATING A BETTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CHOPPER ENTHUSIASTS, OTHER ROAD USERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC, IMPROVING STANDARDS IN THE SAFETY AND CONSTRUCTION OF CHOPPERS, AND BRING ALL CHOPPER RIDERS CLOSER TOGETHER.
DEL HICKEY
TO partially lift a quote from an early Club poster, ‘The National Chopper Club exists to promote, protect, and enjoy custom biking in the UK’ and, aside from the Club’s subsequent expansion into Europe and Scandinavia, that’s an ideal that remains close to its heart.

Having been lucky enough to be invited to several Club international runs over the last few years, I was delighted and privileged to receive an invite to this (well, last actually) year’s Gloucestershire & Hereford run held in deepest, darkest Gloucester. Held on the May Bank Holiday, for me it was just under an 80-mile round trip. No point checking the forecast, it’s gonna rain – it’s a Bank Holiday!

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