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Roger’s Runaround 2018 – Run Report

A pleasant 30 mile run yesterday for many Dorset Section members who took part in this Wessex V&V Section event. The route took us around the lanes of Stourton Caundle, Bishop’s Caundle, Caundle Marsh, Glanvilles Wootton and King’s Stag with … Continue reading

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VMCC Intersection Quiz Result. Congratulations to Wessex V&V “A” Team ! ☺

  Congratulations to Wessex V&V “A” Team of Gabby Hunt, Paul Lydford and Mike Smith for their win at Wednesday night’s intersectional Quiz. Wessex V&V “B” Team of Ian Clarke, Frank Cropp and Martin Goodman rounded off a 1-2 top … Continue reading

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Change to October Clubnight

In a change to the published programme, the 8th October Clubnight will now be a talk and slideshow by Frank Cropp on his trip and adventures through the mountains of the Alps to Italy and Venice in his 250cc Isetta.  … Continue reading

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Practice for the Intersectional Quiz

As a famous fictional Belgian Detective might say….Ladies and Gentlemen it’s time to exercise those little grey cells for the Inter Sectional Quiz. Try and identify as many bikes as possible fom the photos below.  Extra points for naming the … Continue reading

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Trip to Brunel’s SS Great Britain and Christmas Luncheon – 25th November 2018

For an end of year excursion this year our Honorary Secretary Bette Barber has organised a trip to visit and tour Brunel’s revolutionary Steam Ship SS Great Britain in Bristol. The trip will also be combined with a Christmas Luncheon … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves Run is this Thursday 20th September from Ansty PYO

Our next Run is this Thursday starting at Ansty PYO at 12.00pm for a soup and a roll followed by a 26mile road run starting at 2.00pm. Ansty PYO will put on a cream tea after the event for anyone … Continue reading

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Another V&V machine joins the Wessex flock.

Congratulations to Paul Miles for adding this Zenith V Twin beauty to his stable. Looking forward to seeing her out on future runs and the continuing adventures of relatively recent V&V convert Paul.

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Obscure Manufacturers – Rockson Motorcycles

Rockson is a little known make in the UK as most of their production went to India. Engines were either Villiers or Blackburne. A fmily company started by the Rock family and passed down The business started with one generation … Continue reading

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VMCC Glass Negatives website updated

VMCC Archive Committee member Matt Swindlehurst has just updated his blog with new images. Enjoy ! www.swigwheels.wordpress.com  578 total views,  1 views today

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VMCC Library Archive – Collection of Glass Negatives digitising project, a message from Matt Swindlehurst VMCC Archive Committee member.

Over the winter Peter Hill, one of the library volunteers, has been working on a project to digitise a unique collection of glass negatives from the 1920’s. A ‘taster’ have been put up on the club’s website but unfortunately these … Continue reading

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