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Bluebell Weekend Friday 27th April Lunch Time Meals

Posted on - April 20th, 2018

Please Note a request from Lesley Willmore If you are riding on Friday and would like a meal at the Bluebell at Hempstead the Landlady has requested that meals are pre ordered to help them at the pub.  Lesley has sent a copy of the menu to help you choose. Please phone the Bluebell on 01799 … Read More…

Message from Bill Cullen Hon Sec.

Posted on - April 19th, 2018

Good afternoon all It is with regret that I must advise you that we have lost another long standing Essex section member with the Passing of Terry Payne who passed away last night. Terry was a section member for many years and I am sure many of you will have memories of him. I will … Read More…

Bluebell Weekend 27/28/29th April 2018

Posted on - April 19th, 2018

The Bluebell Weekend will be based at the Museum of Power at Langford near Maldon and will consist of 3 days of social riding. Friday will be an end over end run with a mid morning stop, lunch at The Bluebell PH at Hempstead and an afternoon stop before returning to the Museum of Power. Saturday … Read More…

Late Easter Run Sunday 15th April 2018

Posted on - April 17th, 2018

An excellent turnout of 23 machines arrived at Costa`s at Stanway with several new faces including a possible new member. After Brian Irwin made sure everyone knew about the drop off  system we set off through the lanes before arriving at Assington Barn for coffee in the Country Kitchen which now has a lot more … Read More…

Club Night Wednesday 11th April Guest Speaker

Posted on - April 4th, 2018

For the first club night at the new venue The Bell at Woodham Ferrers we will be having a talk by Peter Jones on Zeppelins over Essex. Come along and support the section plenty of room to park as The Bell has a large car park with overflow area and is easy to find being … Read More…

Re-scheduled Wrinkly Run Wednesday 11th April 2018

Posted on - March 28th, 2018

Clyde and Grace have re-scheduled the cancelled Wrinkly Run and it will now be held on Wednesday 11th April. Meet at Tesco`s Car Park Maldon 10.00 am for 10.30 am start. All other details see the previous posting.

Obituary to Raymond (Ray) Tiffen

Posted on - March 28th, 2018

Obituary for Raymond (Ray) Tiffen.   We learnt recently that Ray had developed cancer and after a relatively short illness has now sadly died. His funeral was carried out on Wednesday 21st March, just one day after what would have been his 75th birthday. Ray was a lifelong motorcyclist and in particular loved his 650 … Read More…

Todays Wrinkly Run CANCELLED

Posted on - March 28th, 2018

Due to the weather conditions Clyde has informed everyone that today`s Wrinkly Run has been CANCELLED.

Wrinkly Run Wednesday 28th March

Posted on - March 27th, 2018

PLEASE NOTE  the above run is 10.00 am for a 10.30 am start and not as previously listed. All other details are correct.

New Club Night Meeting Venue

Posted on - March 22nd, 2018

URGENT NEWS Due to the uncertainty of the fate of our club venue for many years The Ship & Anchor and the fact that the landlady has advised she is leaving in the next couple of weeks it has been decided that the section should seek another venue either as a stop gap or until … Read More…

Wrinkly Run Wednesday 28th March

Posted on - March 15th, 2018

The above run starting from Tesco Maldon at 10am will be end over end and cover approx. 45 Essex miles There will be a coffee stop at Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre and lunch at The Cricketers, Eight Ash Green. We will lead anyone back to the Maldon area if required. Best regards, Clyde and Grace

Bluebell Weekend 27/28/29th April 2018

Posted on - March 6th, 2018

Entry form for the Bluebell Weekend is now available from Pauline  email pauline.hodkinson@btopenworld.com The event will consist of 3 days of social riding with runs leaving the Museum of Power at Langford near Maldon at 10.00am each day. All runs will be follow the leader. Saturday and Sunday will have the choice of a route … Read More…

Cob Webs Run

Posted on - March 5th, 2018

Update on details for the Cob Webs Run on Sunday 11th March Starting @ Tesco Car Park Maldon 9.30 for 10 start. there will be a stop at the bungalow café @ Marks Tey, lunch @ The Henny Swan, on the way back stopping @ Marks Hall estate. This is an end over end run … Read More…

Section Dinner Cancelled

Posted on - February 15th, 2018

Hi all, Dave Iszard has decided to cancel the proposed Section Dinner at The Forresters Park Golf and Country Club on March 4th due to a lack of interest.  

Cobwebs Run Date Change

Posted on - February 12th, 2018

PLEASE NOTE date change for Cobwebs Run which has been brought forward one week and will now be on Sunday 11th March. All other details remain the same meet at Maldon Tesco Car park 9.30 am for 10.00 am start. Contact Dave Iszard 01621 892206 for further information.

Section Dinner Update

Posted on - February 6th, 2018

A message from Dave Iszard regarding the Section Dinner.. The annual dinner looks to be cancelled as the uptake is extremely slow. I have to pay £100 deposit soon which is non refundable. Only two have paid, only three have given me menus choices so unless there is some more interest I will have to … Read More…

Notice from West South Wales Section VMCC

Posted on - January 31st, 2018

Clyde Cardy has asked if the following could be circulated re-garding the Saundersfoot Rally in W.S.Wales that he received from Les Thomas the organiser of the ” Saundersfoot “. Just to let you know there is another S/foot event taking place in June, non VMCC a copy of our’s, run by VMCC members who broke … Read More…

AGM 2018

Posted on - January 16th, 2018

The Section AGM was held at the Ship and Anchor on January Club Night and was reasonably well attended and after the meeting was opened the first item on the agenda was the Presentation of the main Section Awards as follows, Lesley Willmore             Lady Rider doing the most runs through … Read More…

New Website Admin

Posted on - January 11th, 2018

Just to let you all know that I have now taken over the Essex Section Website from Terry Windsor and ask that anything you would like added on the site is sent to me either by e mail paul@fes1hq.plus .com, by post to Paul Fletcher, Woodview, Main Road, Bicknacre, Chelmsford, Essex. CM3 4 HW or … Read More…

Annual Dinner 4th March 2018 at Foresters Golf Club

Posted on - January 6th, 2018

This years annual dinner will be on Sunday 4th March, 1 o/c at Foresters Golf Club, Beckingham Road, Great Totham. (same as last year) Two courses and coffee £20.95. The full amount will need to be paid by Friday 16th, February. Friends and family welcome. Dave Iszard 01621 892206         07543901340 On … Read More…