This event is a walk into a living museum for the day and gives a fascinating insight into the very early history of the motorbike, as it evolved from the bicycle. More than 300 machines and their owners will amaze and entertain you with a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Although the majority of the riders have a veteran look about them, the spectators are of all ages. There are a few younger riders and one or two young, woman riders.

In 2013 The Pioneer Run organised by The Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club celebrated the 75th year of the run from London to Brighton. To take part in the Pioneer Run you have to have a bike and sidecar, tricycle or motorcycle that ‘left the factory’ before 1st Jan 1915. More than 300 entrants take part in the event each year and if you can find out more by visiting