total of 16 MVs took part in the 35-mile New Year’s Roger’s Road Run through the lanes of North Bucking- hamshire
and South Northam- ptonshire.
The annual event, organised by Roger and Janet Higgerson,
with help from Gordon and Vicky Beale, started at Wolverton House for breakfast
and ended at a canal-side pub at Cosgrove for a late lunch. The tour took in
Milton Keynes Museum where members found out how this area of North Bucks
looked before the vast new town was built from the mid-1960s.
part in the event were six Jeeps, six Land Rovers, a Leyland Daf truck, Ferret,
Goddess fire engine and a Harley Davidson bike.
was the first outing for Gordon Beale’s recently-acquired 1978 mine-protected Land
Rover (above), which helped keep the peace during the Zimbabwe elections in 1980. It
has added armour-plating and large hoop over the cab, should it get turned
Roger Higgerson would like to thank Milton Keynes Museum and to apologise to
members for forgetting to hand out 40 mince pies, although he says they’ll keep
until next year! Check out some video
footage on YouTube: https://youtu.be/To20s-FmpPA
Pictures by Tim Cross, Stuart King and Peter Clarke