Pensioner’s delight at Exmouth Carnival appearance

A HEROIC pensioner remains in high spirits after getting a rapturous response from onlookers as he rode around the Exmouth Carnival dressed as superman.

Eighty-nine-year-old Reg Imray, of Hulham Road, scooped �40 after winning one of the carnival categories last week.

Mr Imray, who has been deaf since birth, rode around the town twice on an electric bicycle.

The pensioner is well-known in Exmouth as he owns an array of vintage motor cycles at the World of Country Life museum at Sandy Bay.

He formed his love of vehicles in the 1940s when he was a speedway rider in Southend.

Since then he has built up an impressive collection of 45 motorcycles and five vintage cars which are on permanent display at the visitor attraction.

Mr Imray, who said his hobby had become his life, is proud of his record of never having an accident in his 70 years behind the wheel.

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