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BH&DMCC  Committee Member



NAME : Neil King

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WHAT TOWN/CITY/VILLAGE DO YOU LIVE IN ?

Hurstpierpoint


WHAT IS YOUR ROLL ON THE COMMITTEE & HOW LONG ?

Elected Chairman 2013


OCCUPATION ?

I work (but not too hard now) for myself in I.T.


HOW LONG A MEMBER OF BH&DMCC ?

 2 Years


WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST BIKE & WHEN ?
BSA Bantam 125cc when I was 16 years old, a very long time ago.

BIKES YOU HAVE HAD IN THE PAST ?

BSA Bantam 175cc, Honda 200cc, BMW F800 ST


BIKES YOU RUN AT PRESENT ?

Triumph Bonneville and BMW R1200R


WHAT  WOULD YOUR NEXT BIKE BE ?

Being vertically challenged limits my choice! I’ve only just got the BMW R1200R which suits me right now (unless I can get my legs stretched).


HAVE YOU HAD A BREAK FROM MOTORCYCLING ?

Yes a very long break! I decided to take my Motorbike (Direct Access) Test at the age of 56; I then enrolled in the Institute of Advanced Motorcyclists and passed in September 2012. I’m trying to make up for lost time.


FAVOURITE BIKING EVENT ?

Touring Holidays on the Bike


FAVOURITE BH&DMCC EVENT ?

Having a ride out followed by a full English breakfast


OTHER BIKING EVENTS YOU HAVE ATTENDED ?

London Bike Show and Brightona


FAVOURITE BIT OF KIT ?

My Daytona boots, very comfortable and dry!