Another year has flown by and May 1st 2016 saw the running of the 6th Ixion Cavalcade starting from

St Barnabas's church on Sea Road in Bexhill on Sea.

The fine clear day was ideal for the riders.

John Hodson - 1937 250cc Coventry Eagle having just started ventures off down Sea Road Bexhill

 

John Joseph - 1914 114cc Wall Autowheel having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Ross Pannell - 1928 350cc Sunbeam Model 2 having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

David Main - 1908 475cc Triumph having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

Chris Harris - 1929 500cc Ariel having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Andy Brown - 1902 1.25hp Clement-Gerrard gets a push start from an aptly dressed member of the Bexhill vintage cycle club

In the background Rob Pond is push starting his 1914 500cc Triumph

 

Fin Reynolds - 1913 500cc Triumph passes beach huts on the coast road approaching Cooden Beach

 

Andy Coombs and passenger - 1921 3.25hp 500cc Sunbeam  out on the coast road heading towards Cooden Beach

 

Dave Masters - 1913 2.5hp 292cc Veloce having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Maggi Masters - 1925 2.25hp 250cc Velocette having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Bernie Stevens - 1939 250cc TWN Triumph below the sea defences on the coast road heading for Cooden Beach

 

Brian Walker - 1924 980cc Brough Superior having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Rob Pond - his 1914 500cc Triumph underway on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Raymond Hudson - 1920 550cc Coulson B on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

Bill Mills - 1921 350cc AJS having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Andy middleton - 1936 1000cc Brough having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

 And later heading down the coast road towards Cooden Beach

 

11 John Polkington - 1915 550cc Triumph leads 19 John Taylor - 1925 633cc Triumph on the coast road towards Cooden Beach

 

Rob Jarvis - 1937 500cc Rudge having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Paul Rees attaching his riders number to his 1928 600cc Scott Squirrel

 

Paul Stibritz - 1936 250cc Coventry Eagle on the coast road near Cooden Beach passing oblivious day trippers.

 

Paul Rees underway on his 1928 600cc Scott having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Fin Reynolds - 1913 500cc Triumph on the coast road heading towards Cooden Beach

 

Rob Jarvis - 1937 500cc Rudge on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

Raymond Coker - 1930 500cc Sunbeam having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Andy Brown with the Clemment-Gerrard underway heads off down Sea Road followed by Rob Pond on his Triumph

 

Nigel Fear - 1919 550cc Triumph on the coast road heading toward Cooden Beach

 

Eric holman - 1926 500cc Norton having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Alister Brown - 1925 3.5hp 494cc Triumph Model P on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

Bernie Stevens - 1939 250cc TWN Triumph having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Alister Brown - 1925 3.5hp 494cc Triumph Model P earlier  having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Brian Walker and passenger - 1924 980cc Brough Superior on the coast road pass Cooden golf course

 

Raymond Coker - 1930 500cc Sunbeam on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

 John Hodson - 1937 250cc Coventry Eagle on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

 Kate Baldock and passenger - 1897 2hp Leon Bollee Tricycle on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

Ross Pannell - 1928 350cc Sunbeam Model 2 on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

David Main - 1908 475cc Triumph having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Dave Masters - 1913 2.5hp 292cc Veloce on the coast road near Cooden Beach

 

1925 2.25hp 250 Velocette and 1913 2.5hp 292cc Veloce waiting for the start.

 

Arriving at St Barnabas's for the start

 

Fin Reynolds - 1913 500cc Triumph having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Andy Coombes and passenger - 1921 3.5hp 500cc Sunbeam having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Raymond Hudson - 1920 4hp 550cc Coulson B having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

 

Paul Stibritz - 1936 250cc Coventry Eagle having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Raymond Coker - 1930 500cc Sunbeam having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Ross Pannell - 1928 350cc Sunbeam Model 2 having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

John Joseph - 1914 114cc Wall Autowheel having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Alister Brown - 1925 3.5hp 494cc Triumph Model P having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Dave Masters - 1913 2.5hp 292cc Veloce followed by Maggi Masters - 1925 2.25hp 250cc Velocette  having just started on Sea Road Bexhill

 

Simon Starmore - 1934 1096cc Brough Superior 11:50 on the coast road near Cooden Beach.

 

David Main - 1908 475cc Triumph on the coast road near Cooden Beach.