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Monday 1st July at 52 Parc-y-felin, Creigiau, CF159PA - 18:30 onwards,
just come hungry and bring some tipple and the wife/girlfriend/etc.
REGS AND ENTRY FORMS CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE EVENTS CALENDAR PAGE
Rob is sending daily reports and some pics from Scarborough - have a read on the 2019 Scarborough page in the Library. I hope to add Rob's photos and notes as I get them.
Some notes and a few photos from bring a bike night - now on the Reports page
Some notes and a few pictures from the Banbury Run are now on the
Reports page in the Lounge.
Bring a bike night this evening.
meeting on the 1st July is the BBQ - please do make an effort to come
and bring wives, girlfriends etc - there'll be plenty to eat.
New HQ newsletter on the above button.
Report on the Dare Valley Park Gathering and the Seaside run are now on
the Reports page
in the Lounge.
Two new bikes for sale in the Bar.
Wednesdays ride out to the Victoria Inn took place on an evening when
the weather was not at all nice, still some 8 people managed
make it ok.
We've just returned home from Aberystwyth and the
Irish/Welsh weekend, It was not without incident and Howard and Carol
had to have their Lomax recovered after it blew a plug out at the Elan
Valley Visitor Centre. That evening during the gala dinner saw Howard
taken to hospital with some worrying symptoms. He was discharged at
5.30am on the Sunday but had to be taken back in a few hours later.
Howard and Carol are now home ok and H is recovering after the hospital
diagnosed his problem on the second visit, all caused by a complicated
list of ailments.
Meeting tonight - Seaside run entries are still
needed - don't forget the Gathering next Saturday at the Dare Valley
Country Park - 12 noon for a meet up.
New CMB magazine on the above button.
This evening's ride out is to the Victoria Inn, Siginstone and the
weather looks pretty dismal, so do come in your cars.
clearing out some stuff - covers everything does that word - I came
across one of the monthly newsletters that Bruce used to write when he
was the Chairman , have
if you fancy, it's the third one and is from April 1988. 31 years ago
now and it seems like only yesterday. Just click the link.
H is to give his Malcolm Uphill talk at the Caerphilly Rugby Club on
the 11th June - so if you missed it the last time or wish to hear it
again, then put the date in your diary. Information here.
Don't forget our 'bring and buy' in the car park this evening.
Latest CMB magazine is now on the above button.
new facility from the DVLA - You can now print off your MOT
certificates - all you need is the reg number and 11 digit number from
the V5C. I'm not sure how far back you can go, but it's now easy to
replace a 'lost' certificate. Not forgetting being able to see what
advisories there have been on your latest acquisition over the
I.O.W. Scurry entry details are now at the bottom of the events calendar page.
There's a You-Tube Saundersfoot 2018 video here
- about 15 minutes long.
Anyone interested in acquiring a Lomax? Details(as they arrive) on the
For Sale page in the bar.
HQ newsletter on the button above. Picture of Geoff and Kevin who won
trophies at the Llanishen bike show last weekend now on the reports page.
been in formed that whilst out on a ride with the moped group on
Friday, Barry Cooksley came off his bike near Ogmore and suffered
concusion. He was treated on site by a trainee paramedic and then
air-lifted to the Heath hospital. Currently, Barry is in an induced
coma having suffered a bleed on the brain and several broken ribs. I'm
sure that we all wish Barry well and I will add information here as and
when I get it.
Seaside run regs, Cotswold touring week regs and Cotswold signpost
rally regs are now at the bottom of the the Events calendar page.
were treated to a very interesting talk on Perry making at the club
last Monday, thanks to Dr Mike Penny, who brought along a couple of
bottles for tasting purposes.
Finally, a reminder for the Llanishen Bike Show
this coming weekend.
would appear that Bruce's 3rd place in the PV class during the Cheddar
weekend was incorrect as Bob Ashwin had his bike incorrectly listed as
1956, yet it was really 1936, so Bob pipped our Bruce for the 3rd place.
Cheddar weekend trial results here.
Well done to Bruce for making third in the PV class. Also the latest
CMB magazine on the above button. as well as the Saundersfoot regs and
entry form now on the bottom of the events calendar page.
NEWS FLASH - At last Rob Jones has decided to buy a Triumph
- well, it is April the first.
Some notes on the Cheddar weekend are now on the Reports page.
Latest Section Secretaries Newsletter on the above HQ button, where you
can read the outcome of the AGM appointments and awards.
heard much about the VMCC Agm apart from the proposal to close the
retail shop. It failed with 606 votes for the motion and 625 votes
against, with 57 abstentions.
Latest CMB magazine on the button above.
turnout for Geoff's talk on Alec Bennett. We ordered 20 Faggots
Peas and only 17 sat down to eat. However, Geoff's talk was as
informative as ever, "Thank You Geoff".
Don't forget the St David's
day run on the 10th March - leaves the Mountain Cafe at 10.30am and the
long range weather forecast doesn't look too bad - so time to change
the oil, dust off the cobwebs and get something out of mothballs to be
ready for the years riding.
don't forget that next Monday is the St David's Day Lecture, given by
Geoff Harris. Food will be available at £5 per head. We have 20 meals
booked and it will be on a first come first served basis.
CMB newsletter on the button above. Our good friend Paul has at last
relinquished the Presidency of the CMB. Paul took over the President
post of the CMB for a short period of two years - it took 33 years
before he was able to hand it over to a new incumbent. Welcome
I've just received the following from the Bristol section regarding the
South West Coast Run:
After many years,
organisers of the event are standing down for a well earned rest, and
although people have offered to help, no one has come forward to take
on the considerable amount of work involved in managing the event in
the future. Consequently, the decision has been taken not to run it
this year. It is hoped that this will be a temporary break and that
after a year to catch our breath the event will re-emerge albeit in a
simpler and more manageable form.
Please pass this information
to anyone you know who also entered the event and may need to know, and
thank you once again for your support in the past
Chairman, VMCC Bristol Section
Latest Section secretaries newsletter is now on the HQ button above.
voting forms were sent out with the February magazine and there are a
few propositions that need clarification. I shall outline the
background to some of them at the next section meeting in order that
you are all a little more informed, so as to make your choices
regarding some of the items. Otherwise just give me a ring and I can