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London to Brighton 2008
SHORT VIDEO of cars leaving Hyde Park.



Jim King and I fire up his 1902 Stanley Type "B" in Hyde Park.
Jim's son Bill turned out in the early hours to run us up to London.



Jim stands proudly beside his perfectly prepared Stanley.



As dawn breaks the cars line up in Hyde Park waiting to be called up to the start.



Jim and I arrive at Ray Clark's coffee stop, for a very welcome cup of tea and hot dog.
Picture by Jack Ruler.



What! no visable vapour! John Brydon's Salvesen cart arriving at the coffee stop.
Picture by Jack Ruler.



The Salvesen filled with water, crew filled with tea and buns and ready to go.
Picture by Roger Newbery.



Three 1902 to 04 Stanley's taking on water.



Arthur Thomson's 1904 White stands in the morning sun awaiting its crew.
Picture by Roger Newbery.



Tim Senior with his 1902 Toledo, just about to set off for Brighton.



Simon Webb and son with their 1904 Stanley CX.
Picture by Roger Newbery.



Ray Clark who provides the coffee stop shares a joke with Jim King
Offering to drive Jim's 1902 Stanley B the rest of the way to Brighton.



Jim and I parked on Madeira Drive in Brighton at the end of an excellent run.

(very) SHORT VIDEO

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