Rem Fowler

Harry Rembrandt " Rem " Fowler (* 1883, † 1963 in Birmingham) was a British motorcycle racer.

He went along with Charlie Collier as the first winner of the Isle of Man TT races in the history of motorcycle racing a.


The toolmaker Rem Fowler denied 1903-1923 trials and road races on Ariel, New Hudson and Rex.

On 28 May 1907 he took on a Norton with a 5- hp two- cylinder inboard engine of Peugeot at the inaugural Isle of Man TT part. Fowler won the running of the Twin Cylinder class and became, along with Charlie Collier, who won the single cylinder race, the first winner in the history of today discharged road race on the Isle of Man. The races were held on the St. John's Short Course, which had to be circumnavigated ten times. The Briton had it so big problems with tires, spark plugs and belts that he already wanted to give up, when he told one audience that he was in the lead with over a half hour head start. Fowler eventually won after a race distance of approximately 158.5 miles (225 km) with a total time of four hours and 20 minutes. Even in the years 1908 to 1911 Fowler took part in the TT, but could not there to build on this success.

During the First and Second World Wars Rem Fowler worked in the war economy. Subsequently he was a regular visitor knitted in the Isle of Man TT. In 1957 he was honored on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of TT along with Jack Marshall, another winner from the pioneer days with a gold medal.

Isle-of -Man TT victories