Douglas Motorcycles

Fay Taylour and friend at Brooklands, 1928

Many men and two women took part in the six days' Standard Stock Motor-cycle Reliability Trial organised by the Auto Cycle Union in England. The trial began at Birmingham on 19th March and,covered some rough country. The final stage of the trial took place on tho Brooklands Track, Surrey, on 24th March, covering brake tests on the test hill and high speed tests on the track. The photograph shows Miss Fay Taylour (left) and Mrs. L. McLean, the two lady competitors, wearing the orthodox crash helmets, before the high speed test , at Brooklands.

(Evening Post, 19 May 1928). Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/17921571