THE VMCC’S AUTUMN autojumble at Shepton Mallet typically flags up the finale of the riding season and the start of serious winter spannering.
A slight shuffle of the calendar means the event has moved to an earlier slot, from its traditional October date to the last weekend of September.
So instead of shivering in a brisk chill, the traders and browsers basked in the mellow rays of late summer sunshine.
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The fine weather certainly brought out the bikes; plenty of people chose to take two wheeled transport to the Bath and West Showground and made the most of the dry roads before the seasonal storms swept in from the west.
This is one of the largest bike-only jumbles in the country, with over 450 stalls sprawling through three halls and along the hard-standing areas outside.
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