Jeff Cooper



BH&DMCC Honorary Member


NAME : Jeff Cooper
EMAIL :  jeffcooper@sky.com

 



WHAT TOWN/CITY/VILLAGE DO YOU LIVE IN ?

Burgess Hill

WHAT IS YOUR ROLL ON THE COMMITTEE & HOW LONG ?

Now an Honorary member but held roles of Chairman for 4 years and various other roles back to 1994

OCCUPATION ?

Retired Planning Engineer

HOW LONG A MEMBER OF BH&DMCC ?

About 20 years

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST BIKE & WHEN ?

Cyclemaster and Panther 350 in 1955

BIKES YOU HAVE HAD IN THE PAST ?

Panther 350, Sunbeam 500, Ariel 350, Suzuki 550, 3 Hondas, Triumph Legend and Bonnie.

Classic bikes have included 1960 AJS 650, 1968 Triumph Bonneville (Possible my best classic), 1975 Triumph Tiger.

BIKES YOU RUN AT PRESENT ?

1960 Matchless 350 ex Auxiliary Fire Service, 1975 Triumph Bonneville 750 and a modern 790 Triumph Bonneville.

WHAT  WOULD YOUR NEXT BIKE BE ?

Anything ride-able by a short fat ++++ with a gammy leg! Possibly a Honda Silverwing.

HAVE YOU HAD A BREAK FROM MOTORCYCLING ?

Always had some thing in the garage.

FAVOURITE BIKING EVENT ?

Tour to Baern in the Pyrenees (4 times)-brilliant.

FAVOURITE BH&DMCC EVENT ?

Club trip to our twin town of Schmallemburgh in Germany.

OTHER BIKING EVENTS YOU HAVE ATTENDED ?

The classic Vehicle shows at Ardingly, Ace Café, Sammy Millers.

FAVOURITE BIT OF KIT ?

Flip up BMW Helmet and any pair of leather trousers that fit!