Harleys roll in to Ottery

PUBLISHED: 10:20 11 August 2013

The French Harley Owners Group stopped off at Ottery St Mary for a break before they continued on to Bath. Town mayor Glyn Dobson and his son Mark (a Harley enthusiast and event organiser) greeted the motorcycle group at Sainsbury's car park. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 9785-32-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The French Harley Owners Group stopped off at Ottery St Mary for a break before they continued on to Bath. Town mayor Glyn Dobson and his son Mark (a Harley enthusiast and event organiser) greeted the motorcycle group at Sainsbury's car park. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 9785-32-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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The streets were alive with the sound of Harleys on Monday as bikers from a French motorcycle chapter rolled in to town.

Joshua Offer, two and a half, with M`Lecart from the French Harley Davidson Owners Group. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 9777-32-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersJoshua Offer, two and a half, with M`Lecart from the French Harley Davidson Owners Group. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 9777-32-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

20 members from the ‘The Spirit of the Alpes’ stopped at Sainsbury’s car park to show off their bikes and enjoy croissants, tea and a well earned break from their UK tour.

Mark Dobson, son of Mayor Glyn Dobson, is part of the chapter and arranged for the group to stop off in Ottery.

“This is one of the best Harley chapters in the whole of Europe,” he said. “I’m really pleased by how many people have come out – I wasn’t expecting half as many.”

The group are riding more than 1500 miles on a route that has so far taken them up through France and along the south coast.


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