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Events update from the Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - August 14th, 2018

This Sunday Run. A reminder that Alan Williams will be leading an end over end run from The Brock Hill Nursery Brock Hill Wickford. 10 for a 10.30 start, details as previously advised. Mid morning coffee stop, lunch and return to Alans for tea and cakes. Please make a note that the end of season … Read More…

Ray Spearman’s Norton wins Best in Show

Posted on - August 9th, 2018

Section President Ray Spearmans Norton won Best in Show at the Museum of Power Bike Meeting at Langford on Sunday see photo in Gallery kindly supplied by Grace Cardy.

Secretary`s updates from Bill Cullen

Posted on - July 16th, 2018

John Beckinsale will be leading the 3rd Wrinkly Run from Writtle Green, 10 for 10.30 start. Full details if required from John on 01268 763805 This coming Wednesday 18th will see the annual Anglian/Essex sections meet up, details as per my previous email. August 5th the Essex section will have a designated pitch at the … Read More…

August Club Night Wednesday 8th

Posted on - July 13th, 2018

I am pleased to advise that Andy Boyle will be giving a talk with regards to Alpha bearings & Alpha motorcycle engines along with Gardiner carburettor’s. He will be bringing along some engines and a racing machine. We will also be hosting the Essex section of the Vintage Japanese motorcycle club  for the evening. I … Read More…

Important updates from the secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - July 5th, 2018

Good afternoon all Unfortunately the planned BBQ due on Wednesday club night is cancelled due to the unavailability of a suitable BBQ cooker, must thank Mark Wilson for offering his services as a cook though. John Beckinsales run to go ahead as planned details as previously stated meet at Writtle Green Anglian/Essex section meet up … Read More…

Updates from the Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - June 30th, 2018

JULY CLUB NIGHT On the July club night Wednesday July 11th we have a run to the club night venue(The Bell Inn, Main Road, Woodham Ferrers) where we would have a BBQ. However this year the pub is unable to do the BBQ themselves but have offered us the use of their BBQ facilities therefore … Read More…

2nd Wrinkly Run Wednesday 27th June 2018

Posted on - June 22nd, 2018

Dave Overy will again be leading this run starting from Tesco car park Maldon 10 for a 10.30 start Please ring Dave for full details. See Breakfast Run.

News from the Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - June 22nd, 2018

Is anyone prepared to volunteer to put up & run the VMCC Essex section stand at the Battlebridge Motorcycle show on July 1st? we would also need some bikes for the stand including early & later bikes? Please contact me ASAP if you can. Unfortunately I had my car broken into just after last club … Read More…

Breakfast Run Sunday 24th June 2018

Posted on - June 22nd, 2018

Dave Overy will be leading this end over end Run of approximately one hour, finishing with breakfast. Starting at Maldon Tesco car park, 8.30am for a 9am start. Further details contact Dave Overy 01621 893450

Manx Rally 2018

Posted on - June 21st, 2018

Good Morning, Bill, I am sending this to ask for your help as it could be useful to someone and myself. I have booked to go to the Manx again this year but my usual companion has had to pull out because of a health problem. I have a ferry booking for my Vito van … Read More…

Evening Run Wednesday 20th June 2018

Posted on - June 20th, 2018

George Coates will be leading the run starting from Writtle Green Car park assemble 6pm for 6.30pm start for further information ring George on 01245 281184

Vintage and Classic Grasstrack Meeting at Ugley Sunday 24th June

Posted on - June 17th, 2018

The Grasstrack and Speedway Section of the VMCC are running a Grasstrack meeting For Vintage and  Classic machines on Sunday 24th June at Ugley Hall Farm, UGLEY. Essex. Postcode. CM22 6JB Which is just off the B1383 (the old A11) North of Stanstead. Practise is from 11am  Racing starts at 1pm All welcome to come … Read More…

News from Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - June 10th, 2018

Hello all, The volunteers at the VMCC Library have been hard at work digitising a collection of glass plate images that were donated to the club a while ago.They have set up a page on the internet where these can be viewed as it is easier to access them than if they were on the … Read More…

Event Reports

Posted on - June 10th, 2018

Sorry for the delay in adding information to the website over the past week as I have been away riding in an event in Northumberland. PLEASE NOTE all reports for section events will be added to the SECTION NOTES page to leave this page for updates and latest news. Paul Fletcher Website Admin.

Eric Hodkinson Memorial Run Sunday 27th May

Posted on - May 25th, 2018

The Eric Hodkinson Memorial Run will start from Alan Williams place at Brockhill Nursery, Wickford this coming Sunday with a choice of route card or end over end.  The early machines will leave at 10.00am and the end over end riders will be led by Paul and Pauline at 10.30 am. There will be a … Read More…

June Club Night Wednesday 13th re-arranged talk on Zeppelins over Essex

Posted on - May 22nd, 2018

The talk on Zeppelins over Essex has been re-arranged for June Club Night and will start at 8 pm prompt in the function room at The Bell at Woodham Ferrers. So get there early order your pint and grab a seat, now there is plenty of room we hope to see a full house once … Read More…

Bluebell Weekend 2018 by Dave Iszard

Posted on - May 22nd, 2018

FRIDAY :The weather gods are not smiling on us so far this year and wet suits have been tested to the max. Nothing changed for our Bluebell Run. Friday started out wet and for a short period it stopped raining and we thought ’good’ and then it started again. Lesley led the ride and must … Read More…

Notes from The Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - May 18th, 2018

Good afternoon Wednesday 23rd May Evening run start @ Hammonds Lane, Sandon, just off A414 near Park & Ride. 6 for 6.30pm start. This will be an end over end run. Contact Lesley Willmore for details on 0797 1266167. Sunday 27th May. Eric Hodkinson Memorial Run. Start @9.30am from Brock Hill Nursery, Brock Hill, Wickford … Read More…

Notes from the Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - May 2nd, 2018

Stow Maries Wings and Wheels Day  Sunday 20th May 2018 Good morning all We are invited to attend the above, however to enable me to advise Stow Maries how many of our members are likely to attend please email me by return so I am able to advise them of numbers. More details to follow. … Read More…

Notes from the Secretary Bill Cullen

Posted on - April 30th, 2018

Good afternoon all Big thank you to Lesley & Pauline & Paul for organizing the runs and the Bluebell weekend, also the participants that took parts. Unfortunately Eddie Carter informs me he has had to postpone his talk on Model Engineering planed for the coming club night and sends his apologies. I have been given … Read More…