The vintage Motor Cycle Club - VMCC
The Vintage Motor Cycle Club

Worcestershire

VMCC Section

Phone: +44(0)1283 540 557

Email: general@vmcc.net

Monthly meetings are held on 2nd Monday of each month at:-

The Bell Inn

Martley Road

Lower Broadheath

Worcester WR2 6QG

7.30pm for 8.00pm start

Section secretary:- John Porter 01386 553329

07836 748586


Worcestershire Section Run Start Locations are as follows :-

EITHER

Mayfly Café at the Cob House, Wichenford WR6 6YE (on the B4204 between Lower Broadheath and Martley)

OR

Market Square, Bromyard, HR7 4BP

OR

** other location, please check beforehand.

Start times - 9.30am for 10.00am start

Breakfast Meets – Arrive at venue 10.00 – 10.30 am

Run dates maybe subject to change -please check dates in monthly newsletter or this website beforehand.


VMCC FIXTURES 2019.

JANUARY.

Monday 14th Club night The Bell 7.30pm

Sunday 20th Lunchtime meeting The Fox and Hounds Lulsey 12noon

Thursday 24th Breakfast meeting [RC] Mid-west-motors Cafe DY13 0TF 10am

Monday 28th Committee meeting The Talbot Knightwick 8.00pm

FEBRUARY.

Monday 11th Fish and Chip night The Bell 7.30pm

Sunday 17th Lunchtime meeting The Dog Dunley DY13 0UE 12 noon

Thursday 21st Breakfast Meeting [RC] The Leaking Well DY13 9SX 10am

Sunday 24th John Langford Run [PH] The Square Bromyard 9.30am

Monday 25th Committee meeting The Talbot Knightwick 8.00pm

MARCH.

Sunday 3rd Breakfast meeting [RC] Lakeside Cafe Moorlands DY11 7XN 10am

Monday 11th Annual General Meeting The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 14th Midweek Run [RB] The Cob House Wichenford 9.30am

Thursday 21st Breakfast meeting [RC] Riverside Cafe Tenbury WR15 8AE 10am

Monday 25th Committee meeting The Talbot Knightwick 8.00pm

APRIL.

Sunday 7th Malvern Classic Show Three Counties Showground All day

Monday 8th Club night The Bell 7.30pm

Sunday 14th Spring Run [PH] The Cob House 9.30am (coffee stop – Marina Café, Upton on Severn, lunch stop – Yew Tree Inn, Chaceley Stock, Glos.)

Friday 19th Good Friday Run [RA] The Cob House 9.30am (coffee stop, Larch Barn, Cleobury DY14 8JF, lunch at the Crown, Hopton Wafers)

Thursday 25th Wye Not Run. Start is from the Market Square in Bromyatd 9.30 for 10am. Coffee stop is at Oakchurch, Staunton on Wye HR4 7NH after 26 miles. Lunch is at Old Barn nr. Brecon LD3 0SL after 27 miles and the tea stop at The Old Station Cafe, New Radnor LD8 2AZ after 30miles. The last stretch up the Wye Valley to Builth Wells is easy open roads and puts everyone back on the A44 for an uncomplicated trip back to all points.

Sunday 28th Breakfast Meeting [RC] Severn Valley Railway Bridgnorth 10am (please note, the café does not open until 10.00am, special events weekend, engines in steam)

Monday29th Committee Meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

MAY

Sunday 12th Girder Fork Run/Cotswold Meet [RA] The Cob House 9.30am (lunch at the Duke of York, Berrow, Malvern WR13 6JQ)

Monday 13th Bring a Bike night The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 16th Hundred House Run [WD] The Cob House 9.30am

Monday 20th Committee meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

JUNE

Sunday 2nd Welsh Lakes Run [PH] The Square Bromyard 9.30am

Monday 3rd Pub night The Oak Inn Defford 7.30pm

Monday 10th Bring a Bike Night The Bell 7.30pm

Sunday 16th Banbury Run VMCC Gaydon

Thursday 20th Bend Swingin’ run [RC] The Rose and Crown Tenbury. 9:30am

Route confirmed same as last year. Coffee at Lion at Leintwardine, lunch at the Lowfield Inn, Marton

Monday 24th Committee Meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

Sunday 30th Bob’s Run [PH] The Cob House 9.30am

Coffee stop at Westonbury Water Gardens, 1.5 miles west of Pembridge on A44. 32 miles from the start

Lunch stop at The Baskerville Arms, Clyro. A further 46 miles

JULY

Sunday 7th Pub Meeting The Fox and Hounds Lulsey 12.00noon

Monday 8th Bring a Bike Night The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 18th Borders Castles Run [RC] The Rose and Crown Tenbury 9.30am

Coffee at the Lion at Leintwardine, lunch at the Dragon, Montgomery. Tea at Burford.

Sunday 21st Founders Day Stanford Hall, Lutterworth

Monday 22nd Committee meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

Sunday 28th Shropshire Hills Run. The Cob House 9:30. PH route and lead.

Start confirmed as the Cob House. Coffee at the Heath Tearooms, Lydham, lunch at the Live and Let Live at Neen Sollars.

AUGUST

Monday 5th Pub Night The New Inn Shrawley 7.30pm

Sunday 11th Mid-Wales Run [PH] The Square Bromyard 9.30am.

PH route and lead. Coffee at Thomas Shop, Penybont. Lunch at Llyn Brianne .

The return route would involve less narrow lanes with a quicker route to the A483.

Monday 12th Bring and Buy night The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 15th Bill Bubb’s Run. Start at the Mayfly Café, Cob House, 9:30am.

Coffee stop at the Barn Antiques Centre, Station Road, Long Marston, Warks, CV37 8RP.

Lunch at the Flag and Whistle Café at Toddington Station GWSR GL54 5DT

Sunday 18th Bimble around Herefordshire. Market Square, Bromyard (PH to confirm) . 9:30

Mike Davies had given details of the route to PH who will prepare the route sheets.

Coffee at the Watering Hole, Aymestrey, lunch at the Bateman Arms at Shobdon, tea at the New Strand, Eardisland.

Monday 19th Committee meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 1st The Worcester TT [RC] The Cob House, 9.30am

On Sunday 1st September Worcester Section are running a Worcester T.T. [for Tiddlers, Three-wheelers and girder fork machines] Starting at The Cob House in Wichenford at 9.30 for 10.00am start. [Breakfast and coffee are available at the cafe from 7.30am] Trailers can be left on the car park if required. The route, over good roads, goes to the Larch Barn Cafe nr. Cleobury Mortimer for coffee and then either a slightly testing route for about three miles before you are back onto good roads for an 18mile ride to the lunch stop at The Rose and Crown in Burford Tenbury or a slightly shorter and easier route of about 12miles to the same lunch stop. A final run back to the Cob House giving a total run of some 50ish miles.

So if you have a little bike or a three wheeler or even a girder fork bike that needs a gentle run out then please come along on the day. All bikes needing a gentle run welcome anyway.

Monday 9th Club Night The Bell 7.30pm

Sunday 15th The Teme Valley Run [PH] The Square Bromyard 9.30am

Thursday 19th Howard’s Run [HW?]] The Cob House 9.30am

Monday 23rd Committee Meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

Sunday 29th Levis Cup Road Trial The Lenchford Shrawley 10.00am

OCTOBER

Sunday 6th The October Run [PH] The Square Bromyard 9.30am

Sunday 13th Malvern Classic Show Three counties Showground All day.

Please note that the section will not be having a stand at this event.

Monday 14th Club Night The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 17th Richard’s Mid-week Run [RB] The Cob House 9.30am

Monday 28th Committee Meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

NOVEMBER

Sunday 3rd Pete’s Breakfast Ride [PH] The Square Bromyard 9.30am

Monday 11th Club night The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 14th Hereford Hop Run [RC] The Square Bromyard 9.30am

Sunday 24th Lunchtime Meeting The Bell Pensax 12noon

Monday 25th Committee Meeting The Talbot 8.00pm

DECEMBER

Sunday 8th Breakfast Meeting The Cob House 10.00am

Monday9th Christmas Event The Bell 7.30pm

Thursday 26th Boxing Day Meet New Inn, Shrawley. 12noon

Here are our Winter Wanderings, Summer Meetings etc for 2019. The members of
the Worcestershire Section are invited to any and all of them. You'll see
that we have the usual venues for the meetings in May and September.

As usual the meets are from about 12 noon. If any of your members wish to be

sure of getting a meal it is advisable, these days, to book in advance at

many venues. I have therefore included telephone numbers.

Date

Venue

Phone No

Grid Ref

01.01.19

Carpenters Arms, Miserden

01285 821283

SO 937 088

03.02.19

Royal Exchange, Hartpury

01452 700273

SO 799 250

17.02.19

Gloucester Old Spot, Piffs Elm, nr Cheltenham

01242 680321

SO 898 261

17.03.19

Daneway Inn, Daneway

01285 760297

SO 939 034

28.04.19

Royal Spring Inn, Lower Lydbrook

01594 860492

SO 604 169

12.05.19

Duke of York Inn, Berrow, nr Malvern

01684 833449

SO 782 354

14.07.19

Black Horse Inn, Naunton

01451 850565

SP 119 235

11.08.19

Plough Inn, Ford, nr Stow on the Wold

01386 584215

SP 089 294

08.09.19

Walwyn Arms, Much Marcle

01531 660601

SO 656 333

20.10.19

Snowshill Arms, Snowshill, nr Broadway

01386 852653

SP 097 336

17.11.19

Butchers Arms, Sheepscombe

01452 812113

SO 892 104

15.12.19

Penny Farthing Inn, Aston Crews, nr Newent

01989 750366

SO 672 232

26.12.19

Red Lion Inn, Wainloads, nr Gloucester

01452 730935

SO 848 259

01.01.20

Carpenters Arms, Miserden

01285 821283

SO 937 088



VMCC HEREFORDSHIRE SECTION - PROVISIONAL CALENDAR 2019

02/12/2018

Issue 7

Start Leader

26/12/2018

11:00

3rd Brass Monkey Boxing day ride - 1 hr maximum. Be a HERO!

The Moon Mordiford

Geoff McGladdery

17/01/2019

19:30

Club Night

The Moon Mordiford

27/01/2019

10:00

Castles ride - Ludlow, Croft and a host of others along the way.

Bromyard Market Square

Roger Bibbings

HR7 4BP

21/02/2019

19:30

Club Night

The Moon Mordiford

24/02/2019

09:30

John Langford run - guests of Worcestershire section - finishes at the Watering Hole

Bromyard Market Square

Pete Howells

Cafe, Aymestrey, Herefordshire, HR6 9SRTBC

HR7 4BP

27/02/2019

19:30

The "Big Talk" at the Conquest Bromyard. "Helen Lloyd and her African travels"

Conquest Theatre -

Geoff McGladdery

Bromyard, HR7 4DU

03/03/2019

11:00

VMCC AGM

Gaydon

14/03/2019

10:00

MID-WEEK RIDE OUT - Tesco to the Moon

Tesco café - Belmont

Alan Reed

17/03/2019

08:30

Sunday - Breakfast ride out approx 1 hour

Travellers Rest Ross-

Mike Bertenshaw

onWye

21/03/2019

19:30

Club Night

The Moon Mordiford

06/04/2019

Bringsty Grand Prix

Bringsty Common

Robert Rendell,

07/04/2018

Felix Burke Road Trial. Highly recommended event organised by the Cotswold Section

Andoversford Village Hall,

01452 863470,

GL54 4LQ

ear@globalnet.co.u

k

07/04/2019

Bromyard Festival of Speed

Bromyard

11/04/2019

10:00

MID-WEEK RIDE OUT - Brightwells Café - HR6 0DE at 09:30 for 10:00 start. South

Easter Mart, Leominster,

Geoff McGladdery

Shropshire and the Long Mynd. Finishing at Ludlow Food centre

HR6 0DE

18/04/2019

19:00

Ride & Club Night meet promptly at 19:00 for riders. Non riders meet at 20:00

The Moon Mordiford

Mid-Wales Meander to the Dams at Rhayader - Meet at Texaco Station Kington - HR5

28/04/2019

10:00

3DZ. Finish Granary café, Hay-on-Wye. Changed from previous date which was Easter

Kington, HR5 3DZ.

Geoff McGladdery

Sunday.

In search of the Green Man - Flat tankers, girder forkers, mopeds and step-throughs -

12/05/2019

10:00

Starts at B&Q Hereford finishes Broomy Hill Museum for miniature steam train rides at

B&Q Hereford, HR4 9SH

Steve Sumner

approx 13:00 - less than 40 miles

16/05/2019

19:00

Special Club Night - "Seven Signpost Navigation Challenge" meet promptly at 19:00.

The Moon Mordiford

Roger Bibbings

prizes for on-time finishers.

18/05/2019

VMCC Vintage bike training day - Curborough

VMCC HQ

19/05/2019

10:00

"Three wheels on my wagon" - A run designed specifically for 3 wheelers (solos are

Bromyard Market Square

TBA

welcome too)

13/06/2019

10:00

Midweek ride out - Mid-Wales and the Borders - From Kington to Knighton - Meet at

Kington HR5 3DZ

Geoff McGladdery

Texaco Station Kington - HR5 3DZ.

16/06/2019

VMCC Banbury Run - The British Motor Museum , Gaydon, Warks CV35 0BJ. You should

see this event once in your life!

20/06/2019

19:00

Club night and "Bring and Buy" sale

The Moon Mordiford

Roger Bibbings

23/06/2019

08:00

Herefordshire on the Edge 2019

Ross-on-Wye, or Lion

Geoff McGladdery

Leintwardine

12/07/2019

Camping weekend at Mallory for the Festival

13/07/2019

MALLORY PARK - Festival of 1000 bikes - Emphasis on Road bikes

14/07/2019

MALLORY PARK - Festival of 1000 bikes - Emphasis on Race bikes

18/07/2019

19:30

Bike show - all bikes and riders welcome - prizes

The Moon Mordiford

David Brand

21/07/2019

10:00

Forest of Dean ride. Lunch at The Rising Sun at Moseley Green. Approx 70 miles

Ross-on-Wye

Mike Bertenshaw

15/08/2019

19:00

Ride & Club Night meet promptly at 19:00 for riders. Non riders meet at 20:00

The Moon Mordiford

18/08/2019

10:00

Off road day - learn how to ride off-road, to include a short trail ride - Some classic off-

Llanfihangel-nant-Melan

Rob Woodford

road bikes will be available if you don't have your own

12/09/2019

13:30

AFTERNOON RIDE!! - A couple of hours around the lanes of NE Herefordshire, starting

Bringsty Common Café

Geoff McGladdery

and finishing at Bringsty Common café WR6 5UJ. Why not have lunch there?

14/09/2019

VMCC Vintage bike training day - Curborough

VMCC HQ

19/09/2019

19:00

Ride & Club Night meet promptly at 19:00 for riders. Non riders meet at 20:00

The Moon Mordiford

Café Racer ride - Open to all bikes, but café racers will be really appreciated. Open

OK Diner on A49

22/09/2019

10:00

roundabout Leominster

Paul Farley

roads with minimal lanes

HR6 0DQ

The Levis Cup and Marjorie Cottle Trial - A competitive Time Trial on public roads -

The Lenchford, Shrawley,

29/09/2018

10:00

Highly recommended. Contact David Spencer for details 0121 5501547

David Spencer,

davidjspencer@btinternet.com

WR6 6TB

10/10/2019

The Roof of Wales . Full day ride - 175 miles

OK Diner Leominster

Mike Smith

17/10/2019

19:30

Club night

The Moon Mordiford

20/10/2019

09:30

Ride out Bredon Hill and Winchcombe

Ledbury Market Hall

Geoff McGladdery

17/11/2019

09:30

Ride out - Tenbury to the Bell at Pensax for lunch

Tenbury Wells

21/11/2019

19:30

Annual General Meeting and election of officers

The Moon Mordiford

19/12/2019

Christmas dinnner - TBC

The Moon Mordiford

26/12/2019

11:00

4th Brass Monkey Boxing day ride - 1 hr maximum. Be a HERO!

The Moon Mordiford

Geoff McGladdery

Registered Address

Allen House, Wetmore Road,

Burton upon Trent,

Staffordshire, DE14 1TR