Was an active motorcyclist from 1946 in both road and competition events.
Retired in 1991 as Editorial Director of the Haynes Publishing Group. Was a regular contributor to Old Bike Mart, and on irregular occasions to most other motorcycling magazines. He was a member of the Vintage MCC and founder of one of its Sections, also a member of the LE Velo Club and of the London Douglas MCC and the Kickstart Club of Torbay. Had experience of broadcasting on radio and TV.