Reading Toy Run 2018 (World Record Holders)

 

Reading Toy Run 2018 (World Record Holders) I went to the annual Toy Run organised by the Christian Motorcycle Club in Reading, Berkshire UK. A few years ago the toy run was officially recorded and entered into the Guinness World Records for the largest Toy Run. It was another fantastic turn out with lots of motorcycles decorated in tinsel and Christmas lights as well as many riders dressed as Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Kris Kringle, Saint Nicholas…or any other name you wish to choose.
Toy Runs are always a charitable affair with the good bikers coming from far and wide to deliver presents to children in hospitals, orphanages or other such charitable causes. Present were packed in rucksacks or bike motorcycle top boxes and panniers and delivered to Barnardos for the children in need and was gratefully received also by the volunteers there. The organisers also do another show called Dr B’s and this Toy run ran from Reading to nearby Wokingahm where it terminated at the school where the collection was being made for Barnardos.

 

Reading Toy Run 2018 (World Record Holders)

 

Transcript

 

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Right, off to the world record toy run.
Catch you inside.

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down there. so just about to head off to

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the world record holding toy run in
Reading Berkshire in the UK let's go

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check it out.
Right off to the reading toy run I go. So

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about three years ago the organizers of
the Reading toy run in Reading

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Berkshire they set a new world record
for the biggest toy run. Now, I think it's

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the biggest because it's the the only
one that's ever been officially recorded.

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So they are the current world record
holders would you believe. Yes

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they're in the Guinness Book of World
Records oh and what an amazing even that

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is. Now, as with all toy runs around
the world they're always good for a

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noble cause and taking presents and
things to children and things

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like that and this is no different.
Lots of presents being donated by big

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friendly bikers and it's all going to Dr
Barnardos home

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for the children. So then those toys will be
distributed all around the UK. A

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marvelous marvelous achievement right so
the great thing about today is that the

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weather is absolutely glorious it's been
horrible for a couple of days rain or

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wind and oh dear, old testaments stuff but
now it's all great so that means that

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because the weather is gonna be great
there should be lots of people turning

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up for this event.
One of the Marshals already getting

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in place. Right so what can we expect
today well we can expect lots of people

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dressed in Santa's outfits, all the bikes
are all decorated in bits of tinsel and

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bearing gifts for the children, which is
all going to be good stuff. OK so we'll

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also expect all the roads to be closed
off, they've got special permission to close and

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these streets will be lined with their
well wishes and people cheering us on

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which would be a good thing as well
All the marshals getting ready, More

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marshals and riders wearing silly hats
You're just a big fluffy dog aren't you!

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Right you are coming, into the entrance
to the meeting points here. Lots of

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people turning up now. It's a well oiled
machine this thing.

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well oiled machine. See everybody out in High Vis,all the outriders. I say over the

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years they really have to sort this out.

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oh and NYPD here, very usual. Hello!

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I think I might be rather underdressed
here.

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Hi Anne

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Wow look at this
There you go.

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That's the way to do it. Alright Steve, How are ya? There we go maybe It. Think I might go have little

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walk around and see what see how many
Santa outfits I can spot.

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I just met Santa

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Right just about for the off, so this car
park going to go off first- bike park is

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giving off first then the lower car -bike  parks is next. Gentleman start

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your engines!
Alright looks like they're back to start

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Right away they go
2018 Reading toy run

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Look at this thing. ha ha

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they let all the trikes through then it's a
bun fight all the bikes get in trying

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to find a space and away they go

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everybody very eager to get out of here. Here we go!

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right, best I get back to my bike.

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What the hell are the NYPD doing here? I have no idea. Everybody's ready yes I
get on my bike as well

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I found the bike. Don't Worry.  Right on the
boat, try and filter through here somehow

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This is probably the trickiest part of
the lot, just trying to

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trying to find a gap
I know most people  just gonna try get in

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an orderly fashion but it is
I say all trying bikes trying to

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occupy the same bit of space. right
slowly slowly

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jumpy and this is where we just got all
the streets all lined up with people

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waving and cheering. You do get the odd
numpty ever now and again trying to

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jump out in the middle of the road. There have been
couple of times the people have been

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pulled off their bikes, or trying to be pulled
the people off the bikes as well so we

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had a bit of a safety brief before we
started and you know the idea is just a

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wave and Cheer but don't do any
high-fives and people because it's just

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a bit of a recipe for disaster
alright here we go they see they've

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blocked off all the roads for us. Look, I'm riding behind
Santa

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oh there's another one that's a good one
actually and we start waving at

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people there we go wave wave wave for
the kids wave for the kids

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Oh enthusiastic wavers that's what we
like waving waving. I don't want to worry

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pal but you've got some tinsel hanging out
your arse oh that's Harley Davidson right and

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a wave oh yeah now any sort of junction you come to always gonna be

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a lot more waving going on this is
already cool it's all gonna start slowing down

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now for the roundabout ahead there
are natural bottlenecks unfortunately, now

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this dude ahead of me he's wearing a
black Santa hat it's not very

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Christmassy is it. the alternative Santa,
the dark Santa oh yeah

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started a new phrase - The Dark Santa I'm sure
it's supposed to mean something but I

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have no idea anyway so this toy run is
organized primarily by I think Christian

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motorcyclists club and there's lots of
Christian motorcycle groups and also

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with other local groups as well as you
can imagine it's quite an event in these

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parts
and it just seems to get bigger and

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bigger each year and obviously a big
thing about that is really what the

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weather's like the weather's nice you
get lots of people come out to the

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streets and lots of bikers of course
getting involved but if the weather's

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crap then obviously... but it always
gets a good turnout

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lots of bikes seem to have broken down
what's going on this year more waving

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lots of waving lots of waving Santa nice
up Santa come and wave us on. dirty

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ditches oh I could jump that. now it's
coming to the main Junction here turning

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right oh no we're going left
no we're going right left then right

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left - right left - right. Hello Hello Hello

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somebody couldn't be bothered to get out of his
pijamas

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I'm feeling rather holy today. Nice set of antlers mate. Oh naughty naughty

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that's right you can wave hello you can
wave. Oh...PoPo

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thank you for your service. hello
christmas hat and and a glass of wine

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my kind of dude, christmas hat on the 9th
of December Christmas hat on swigging on

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a glass of wine-love him. OH
hungry - subway. Waving out it's good

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exercise for the arms you know. More
beeping going on lots more beeping

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lots more
beeping hello lots more beeping this is

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a bit of a hot spot gets a bit narrow
here silly people start jumping in the

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way and doing silly things, here we go Oh

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blimey that's a bit noisy right behind me. At least I know you're there. Loud pipes saves lives and all that. well I would

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try and blip my throttle but it's a bit
pathetic just out of my engine in

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comparison it's a little bit little bit
naff. So I'll let the big Harley boys 

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rev their engines they sound really
 throttly, throaty and urrr manly!

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now that was being noisy
go through a tunnel you have to rev your

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engine you just have to do it. it's the
law mate. oh look Red Riding Hood hello

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hello Santa
we are very visable we are very visible

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oh I just stand there take photos.
yes nothing to see here carry on nothing

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to see Oh it's an angel hello hello
it's a present as well I can't take that

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you have to take it yourself. well now
that is a contraption look at that thing

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nobody can hear me oh that I what I'm
waving at. All lots of people here now

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get very nervous if I just keep on
waving maybe people wave back at me

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hello hello
I'll wave that side as well hello wave

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I'll wave here as well and there hello
do keep on waving keep on waving. Put your

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hands in the air like you just don't
care

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yeah!
That's it okay I'm alone I'm a moron I'm

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going that way oh no he's got that
way - where's he going

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He's peeling off -
he knows another route. Get it for me

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go on go on! Oh meaty meaty sound arrrrr I'm just
walking I have nothing to do with this! I have no idea why I'm saying bonjour

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I'm not bloody French hello that's just
wave at the end of my Drive

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Oh the rastas are in town oh wave wave to the old people. Right we are in Wokingham

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Wokingham, you see right now it gets
very interesting well we have to get to

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our destination to deliver the presents

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One, two three

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blimey basically a nightmare where
should I go

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where can I park right
ah I'm gonna Park over there somewhere

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in there somewhere
where should I park should I park in

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here or should I park in there. I tell you
what let's get him again park...oooh that's a good

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point ah locked off you see not good
forced to go in here

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hello

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hello oh alright alright
right here we have reached the delivery

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zone

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it's a bump : oh wait further great
thing about come to these places all

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you always to meet up with your old pals

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you know right oh come on now I need to
find somewhere to park. Let me just park

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right in here this I want to park right
there. look right there yeah that'll do

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I'm here. Right made it, drop off the
presents now.

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All right let's go and deliver the
presents you see it's a bit chaotic

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about the delivery end like a well
oiled machine

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we'll get there in the end. Oh
Christmas jumpers are out. waiting at the

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queue and waiting in the queue!

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Right dropping off the presents now hey
you're welcome!

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put them anywhere there we go okay right
presents delivered, now off for a cup of

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coffee I think. As is every
year well well organized yet bit chaotic

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at times but we get the presents there
to the kids, Dr Banardos or Barnardos I

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think it was called now and now it's
just getting heading back behind the

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school here and gonna get a cup of
coffee see if i can meet up with a

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couple of people say hello and that's it
job done for another year another toy

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run done possibly one of the biggest in
history certainly the weather help as well 

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Amazing that Santa's still around The problem isn't getting it now it's

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actually getting out
Loads of bikes still coming in.

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bikes
parked everywhere

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let's go for a mingle - chaos will end sometime

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right this is where it gets at bit crazy. Right so that's the end of Reading Toy Run 2018

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Presents been dropped off. Chaotic scenes here. Trying to get out of the bike park.

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Anyway so the world record holding toy run is done. Great turn out. Possibly the biggest ever. Catch you on the next video whenever that is.

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