Former ISDE rider Der­rick Ed­mond­son:

Classic Trial - - MEETING -

“Jock was a big man in both stature and re­spect es­pe­cially for those who were pre­pared to earn ‘His’ in re­turn. His hand shake was le­gendary and if you man­aged to keep a smile on your face with­out ‘winc­ing’ from his vice-like firm grip, then the friend­ship you would gain from him was end­less. A great char­ac­ter with so much ex­pe­ri­ence and one who was al­ways there to help both with ad­vice and me­chan­i­cal knowl­edge. My se­cret ad­mi­ra­tion for him was his sim­ple abil­ity to paint per­fect num­bers ‘free hand’ on a race plate in the days when they were hand painted with a paint brush like an old fash­ioned sign writer and not the mod­ern stick on jobs!”

Pic­ture Credit: Honda

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