People and websites we like
Steve’s Place: The place to go for everything sidecar-related. The site contains all sorts of useful information and a very active forum for discussion of all things sidecar.
Photography by Kevan: photographs by Kevan ‘Scruff’ Boitoult, who travels to most FSRA and some club meetings.
IOMTTMA: Isle of Man TT Marshal’s Association. Anne has been a marshal at the TT since 2006, usually in Sector 9, and it was through marshalling that she first met a sidecar driver and had a chance to passenger.
Bristol Advanced Motorcyclists: an IAM motorcycle group to which Anne belongs, who have kindly supported the team in many small ways. She writes a “View from the side” team update column for their bimonthly newsletter, Chain Link.
DCD Images: Derek is a motorsports photographer who takes cracking shots of all kinds of sidecar action.
PhotoBikes: brilliant photographs by Richard Glover
Hazel Clark Sports Massage: Hazel has been helping Anne since 2009 – a very talented sports masseur and athlete.
The Women’s Institute: an organisation of which Anne is proud to be a member.
Dominic Bedford Photography – great motorsport photos from a sidecar-friendly photographer.
Bemsee: British Motorcycle Racing Club (BMCRC), another main club for Anne in 2011 (3rd in F2 championship).
North Glos Road Racing: Anne’s main club in 2010 and 2011 (3rd in F2 championship)
Equipment & chassis builders
Byson Repairs & Byson Leather: Gwen and John bring years of experience to their business, mending, repairing and making all kinds of garments.
MR Equipe: the makers of Simon Smith’s 600cc F2 sidecar
Lumley Engineering: the makers of the Team Lick Racing 600cc F2 sidecar Anne passengered from 2010 to 2012.
BikeDecals.co.uk: who have provided some of the signage for our 2013 season.
Martek Composites: who created the 2013 fairing for David Saunders’ KCR chassis.
Friends’ race teams
Classic sidecar racing: http://www.candgracing.co.uk/#!
JH Racing F1 team(check out the ‘Circuits’ page!)
And finally: a very special thank you to Gary Smith, who hosts these sites and regularly acts as midnight-IT-expert when things won’t quite work the way I expect!