Don French who died last month, at the age of 82 after a long illness,following a stroke, has a unique record in the Eastern Centre. In 1956, he won the 250cc Centre Scrambles (motocross) Championship, and the following year became Centre champion in trials.
Whilst a majority of off road motorcycle riders are very responsible and only ride at practice tracks, on authorised byways and within approved events, a small minority are still causing real problems with illegal riding in Thetford Forest.
There are lots of great videos on the internet covering all aspects of motorcycle sport, including many historic ones featuring local riders and other links to the region. We are currently searching for clips that we think may interest visitors to this site for inclusion in a new film archive section.