It’s all well and good reading up on a subject and then producing a seven page feature about it, in fact the back issues of MotorCycle in the CDB archive were scoured for this feature.
However, it is much better if the writer can speak to someone who was there and actually involved, even better if that person, Chris Oliver in this case, has a phenomenal collection of related material to draw on for reference.
Chris brought a load of material along to the Sammy Miller Museum when CDB photographed his superb recreation of a 1973 ISDT team Triumph.
Chris had been part of the British team management for that momentous event and had been impressed by the well prepped Triumph Adventurer machines and promised himself one day he would build one.
Read more in Winter’s issue of CDB