In racing circles, whether motorbikes, cars or even athletics, it is important to lead the field into the first bend. Often it is the opportunity to win, and if at the back of the pack a mammoth task to forge one's way to the front. Frequently there is no hope for the back markers. Rick Moffat became a good motorbike speedway rider and excelled at motorbike scrambles, too. However, the first bend in his love life seemed an impossibility to reach. Molly Hammond from next door figured as the real love of his life, the feeling shared mutually, but neither would ever take the other seriously. It is not all about Rick, but his family, the village where they lived and the way of life from the 30's to the 60's until the day disaster strikes...