Back then, motorized travel meant flagging down a lift in the policeman's sidecar.
It was for the sidecar outfit that they were sponsoring.
The story does not say what kind of bike they rode or whether it had a sidecar.
Steve Webster, the world 's greatest sidecar racer, retired at the end of the Assen Grand Prix in 2005.
The most famous sidecar racer, Steve Webster, only found out 10 days before the first race at Silverstone.