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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

It’s safe to assume that, because of the coronavirus restrictions, all events for the next month or two have been cancelled or postponed.

When an event is still listed, that only means we’ve had no news.  Some events will be cancelled; others will be postponed until later in the year.  We’ll update each listing when we have definite news about each event.


Every Tuesday

EACC and FMCC meeting at the Half Moon, Walton, Felixstowe.  Map
From around 9:30pm.  These meetings are cancelled until the pub can re-open.
 

24th May

Broemmerbeurs Hoboken, Gildenhuis, Kapelstraat 296, 2660 Hoboken.  Map
Note: this is outside the Antwerp LEZ.
09:30 to 16:00.
or

24th May

1ère Bourse Cyclos du MOS
Parc Expo Sud, 83 Avenue de Villefranche, 41200 Romorantin-Lanthenay, France  Map
This event has been cancelled

30th & 31st May

The 24-hour Solex Race at Nouziers has been cancelled

4th June (Thursday)

EACC SEME The Will It Or Won’t It Run!
…it won’t—as like all other events, it’s cancelled.

Contact Sharon on or e-mail

7th June

VMCC Cyclemotor Section Greenway Run
VMCC Cyclemotor Section events have been cancelled until further notice.

7th June

EACC Wiltshire Section: Swindon & Cricklade Railway Run
EACC Wiltshire events have been cancelled until further notice: for further information Steve Hoffmann on or

10th June (Wednesday)

VMCC Cyclemotor Section Box Hill Revisited, 10:30am from the Surrey Oaks, Parkgate, Newdigate, RH5 5DZ.  Map
VMCC Cyclemotor Section events have been cancelled until further notice.
Vic:

12th to 14th June

The EACC Northern Camping Weekend has been put ‘on hold’.
Depending on how long the coronavirus restrictions last, it may be possible to hold it later this year.  If so, it will be at Hooton Lodge Farm camping and fishing site, Hooton Roberts, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.  Map
There will be group rides out on Saturday and Sunday and these will be marshalled to make sure the slower machines don’t get left behind.
More information later.  John Bann: 01709 961434 or

25th June (Thursday)

EACC SEME The Pevensey Levels Run has been cancelled.
For more information, contact Sharon on or e-mail

28th June

Nedging Vintage Fête has been cancelled
For more details, contact P Gooderham on

5th July

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A Village Hall Event

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EACC Eighteenth Peninsularis Run and Mopedjumble from Bucklesham Village Hall
This event has been cancelled.

5th July

VMCC Cyclemotor Section Bikes in Beds Run from the Bell Inn, High Street, Little Addington, Northants, NN14 4BD.  Map
VMCC Cyclemotor Section events have been cancelled until further notice.
Hugh Gallagher: or .

11th July

La Journée des Pétaros des Volcans in the puydômois village of Paugnat.  Map
An event dedicated to pre-1925 belt-drive motor cycles, BMAs (autocyles), and roller-drives.
Full details, entry forms, etc, are available on the Pétaros des Volcans website

16th July (Thursday)

EACC SEME The Whyteleafe LPA
The name implies it’s at Whyteleafe in Surrey, and that there will be hills.  To see if that’s correct…
Contact Sharon on or e-mail

19th July

EACC Wiltshire Section: Peterborough Arms Run (1) from the Peterborough Arms, Dauntsey Lock, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 4HD  Map
Meet at 9:30am for a 10:00am start to a run of just over 30 miles; there’s a stop around the halfway point for drink and snacks (please bring these with you).  To book a meal at the Peterborough Arms for when the run finishes, call Brendan or Michelle on .
For further information Steve Hoffmann on or

26th July

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Suitable for cyclemotors

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EACC Suffolk Section CARD Run East from Iliffe Way Car Park, Stowmarket.  Map
CARD means Cyclemotors And Roller Drive, and this 20-mile ride should also be suitable for most electric bikes.
All welcome - free Day Membership if you're not an EACC member.
For more information. e-mail: .

9th August

EACC Wiltshire Section: Red Bull Run (2) from the Red Bull Inn, Malmesbury  Map
Meet at 9:30am for a 10:00am start to a run of just over 30 miles; there’s a stop around the halfway point for drink and snacks (please bring these with you).  To book a meal at the Red Bull Inn for when the run finishes, call Dave or Nicky on .
For further information Steve Hoffmann on or

15th August

Brommerbeurs Hemrik
Indoor & Outdoor Market
Time: 8:00 to 3:00p.m.
Admission: €3.00
Play area (grass plot) for children
Canteen with terrace.

Engbert Piersweg 4, 8409 JW Hemrik, The Netherlands.  Map

16th August

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A Village Hall Event

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The 8th EACC Peter Smith Memorial Periwinkle Run from Cottered Village Hall, SG9 9QL  Map
The start will be from Cottered Village Hall as usual; the hall will be open from 9:30am and and the ride will set of at 11:00am.  The goes through some of the prettiest villages, lanes and roads in Hertfordshire.  It will be stopping at The Three Tuns public house in Great Hormead for lunch and a chinwag.  There will be a raffle as usual; if anyone would like to donate a prize, could they please bring it along on the day?  It would be greatly appreciated.
For more details contact Andy Cousins on or .

Everyone welcome—Free day membership if you're not an EACC member.

23rd August

EACC SEME The Bluebell Run.  Meet up at the Horsted Keynes Station car park, Station Approach, Horsted Keynes RH17 7BB   Map
10:30 for a 11:00 departure.
For up-to-date information, contact Sharon on or e-mail

3rd September (Thursday)

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Suitable for cyclemotors

EACC SEME Marsh Owlers Run
If this follows previous years’ arrangements, it will start at 11.00am from Dungeness Old Lighthouse/RHDR station car park, TN29 9NA,  Map
on a 37-mile meander along the quiet Romney Marsh roads.  This is the only completely flat route that the SEME ride during their season.  It’s an ideal opportunity to bring out your ’Solex, cyclemotor, or other low-powered machine.  It will be ridden at the speed of the slowest participant.  Lunch will be on the ride in a marsh hamlet pub.

For up-to-date information, contact Sharon on or e-mail

6th September

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A Village Hall Event

Suitable for cyclemotors

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EACC Seventeenth Coprolite Run & Mopedjumble from Bucklesham Village Hall  Map
to Felixstowe Ferry Boat Inn.  There’s a shorter outward route for cyclemotor riders.
Full reception facilities and free refreshments on arrival.  A fully marked and classic local course to Felixstowe Ferry, and twin to the Radar Run.  Riders who completed the Bawdsey Point section of the Radar Run might be interested in the contrast of the opposite view back across the Deben estuary.  A fabulous riders’ course on both legs, especially as the route bursts out onto the Golf Links road for a traditional sprint to the Ferry Boat Inn lunch stop.  Drink fine ales to the panorama of coastal boats on the estuary, stunning views, big skies, Martello towers, explore the Ferry boatyard…  Why is it called the Coprolite Run?  The explanation is in the course notes.  Please contact Mark if you’d like him to set you a spot in the hall or the car park (e-mail or telephone Mark Daniels on ).  The jumble opens 9:30am, the run sets off at 11:00am, the jumble re-opens at 2:00pm when the run returns.
All welcome - free Day Membership if you're not an EACC member.

6th September

VMCC Cyclemotor Section Lakes Run from the Manor Farm Tea Rooms, North Widcombe, Bishops Sutton, BS40 6HW  Map
10:30am.
Alan:

10th September (Thursday)

EACC Steeple Morden Run from The Fox & Duck in Arlesey Road, Stotfold, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 4HE.  Map
Meet at 10:00am for an 11 o’clock set off.  The route runs through three counties and is around 36 miles.  Mostly country lanes, a bit of B road, and a short but unavoidable stretch of the A507.  A convenient stopping off point is at the 355th USAF Memorial at Steeple Morden to adjust route sheets, plugs, etc.  Return around 1:30pm in time for lunch or whatever.
Free day membership for non-EACC members; all welcome.  Contact David Osborn or .

13th September

EACC Wiltshire Section: Peterborough Arms Run (2) from the Peterborough Arms, Dauntsey Lock, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 4HD  Map
Meet at 9:30am for a 10:00am start to a run of just over 30 miles; there’s a stop around the halfway point for drink and snacks (please bring these with you).  To book a meal at the Peterborough Arms for when the run finishes, call Brendan or Michelle on .
For further information Steve Hoffmann on or

16th September (Wednesday)

EACC SEME The Mole Valley Run
If this follows previous years’ arrangements, it will start from Haroldslea Drive at the junction with Balcombe Road (B2036), Horley, Surrey, RH6 9DT.  Map
Limited on-street parking.  38 miles of pleasantly rural and gently undulating Surrey and W Sussex lanes, lunch at a hamlet pub on the way.

For up-to-date information, contact Sharon on or e-mail

20th September

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A Village Hall Event

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The third Norfolk Broads Run.  A ride round the Norfolk Broads. This is an EACC ride that goes from the Village Hall, Repps with Bastwick, NR29 5EU.  Map
This is just South of Potter Heigham on the A149 Yarmouth to Cromer road and only five miles from the A47 at Acle.  It is a village hall based event, like the the Suffolk EACC events where there will be tea, coffee, biccies ,and toilet facilities before and after the run.  There’s plenty of parking for bikes, vans, and trailers.  The hall will be open from 9:30 (it is hoped that Danny from Mopedland will be there with a small selection of his vast stock—or phone him with orders to save postage.  Other stalls will be welcome.  The ride leaves at 11:00am; it’s about 28 miles long: a circular run around the Norfolk Broads area.  Lunch stop is at The Maltsters Ranworth.
Dave Watson on , or .

20th September

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EACC Reservoir Dogs Moped Run will be starting from The Bungalow Diner in Marks Tey: 45 London Road, CO6 1EB.  Map
Please park cars to the rear of the café.
The run starts at 11:00am and crosses Abberton Reservoir on its way to the lunch stop at the Colne Light lightship, which is moored at Hythe Quay, Colchester.  The Sea Cadets will be have the lightship open for a look around plus tea, coffee, and the best sausage and bacon rolls for miles around.  The distance will be 18 miles out and 14 return.  Please e-mail Richard if you are interested: so he has an idea of how many riders to cater for.
All welcome—free Day Membership if you're not an EACC member.

4th October

Suitable for cyclemotors

100-miles: suitable for cyclemotors?

The VMCC 100-mile run was first run in 1985 and, in those days, nearly everyone did it on a cyclemotor.  The idea was that the run should be challenging; to experience that properly, you ought to ride a cyclemotor.  A quick three circuits on a moped before lunchtime isn't really what the event is about.

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A Village Hall Event

VMCC Cyclemotor Section 100-mile run from Quainton Memorial Hall, Station Road, Quainton, HP22 4BW.  Map
From 8:00am onwards.  The route is 33.3 miles, complete three circuits if you fancy the challenge of the 100 miles.
Malcolm Tappin: .

11th October

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Suitable for cyclemotors

NACC North Herts Section—The Vincent Run.  This is a cycleway run of about 12 miles around Stevenage, so only for Cyclemotors & Mopeds under 50cc.  It starts at Fairlands Valley Park, Car Park, SG2 0BL  Map
A café and facilities are open from 9:30am at the start. 10:30am for 11:00am start.
Half way round we have a stop to see the birth place of ‘The World Famous Vincent HRD Motorcycles—built on this site between 1928–1955’.  Lunch will be available at a local pub.
Contact Chris Sawyer on or for details of this cycleway run for machines of 50cc and under only.

11th October

EACC Wiltshire Section: Red Bull Run (3) from the Red Bull Inn, Malmesbury  Map
Meet at 9:30am for a 10:00am start to a run of just over 30 miles; there’s a stop around the halfway point for drink and snacks (please bring these with you).  To book a meal at the Red Bull Inn for when the run finishes, call Dave or Nicky on .
For further information Steve Hoffmann on or

1st November

Ipswich Old Bike Jumble at Great Blakenham village hall.  Map

8th November

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A Village Hall Event

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EACC Kneel's Wheels and the EACC AGM at Coddenham village hall.  Map
The last EACC mopedjumble of the season combined with a tour of the quiet Suffolk lanes.
Kneel’s Wheels is the biggest of the EACC village hall based runs; the village hall in question is at Coddenham.  This will be the fourteenth running of this classic event.  Full reception facilities and free refreshments are available on arrival.  The mopedjumble is typically supported by all, from the larger stands to the various smaller pitches of general members.  The jumble opens 9:30am, the run sets off at 11:00am.  The route is the same as in 2016 with the lunch stop at Claydon Crown.  After lunch, the run returns to Coddenham where the jumble continues.  The EACC will have its AGM at 2 o’clock and, although the AGM is, of course, ‘members only’, the EACC welcomes non-members throughout the rest of the event.
Directions to the start: Coddenham is on the B1078.  Leave the A14 at its junction with the A140 and the B1078 is the first turning to the right off the A140.  Coddenham is the first village along the road.  After the road snakes around the church, turn left in the village centre.  The village hall is along this road on the right.

Everyone welcome—Free day membership if you’re not an EACC member.  Please contact the organiser for more information or to reserve a jumble space (telephone Neil Morley on 01473 743587).

15th November

VMCC Cyclemotor Section Last of the Year Run and AGM from Peacehaven Farm, Ickford, Buckinghamshire.  Map
10:30am for the run.  2:00pm for the AGM.
Malcolm Tappin: ,

19th & 20th December

Central Classics motor cycle and moped jumble, Expo Houten, Meidoornkade 24, 3992 AE Houten (close to Utrecht).  Map
Three halls of stalls covering 10,000m², free parking.
Saturday 19 December: 10:00–17:00
Sunday 20 December: 10:00–16:00
Entry €12, (free for women and under-12s).

www.centralclassics.nl

Notes

Many events listed in this calendar are "closed to club members".  The EACC offers free day membership to visiting riders at all its rides.  The NACC, British Two-Stroke Club and the VMCC Cyclemotor Section also offer day membership at selected events, for which there is usually a charge.  The golden rule is: if you want to take part in an event listed here and you do not belong to the organising club, always contact the event organiser to see if you are permitted to take part.

Generally, riders of veteran and low powered machines are also welcome at these events.  Contact the event organiser for details.

Please call at a reasonable hour when telephoning for details of events (not forgetting the time difference if you're 'phoning another country).


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