Author:Piers

Neils Run Feb 2016

Neil's Run started at the Crown Inn at Fivehead, NearLangport, where about 15 members assembled with a selection of old and older motorcycles.  After the usual coffee at the start we set off for a pleasant 40 mile ride around the country lanes and lots...

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GUY FAWKES RUN – 4th November 2012

[caption id="attachment_21" align="alignright" width="300"] Dave & Sue Boon enjoying the snow[/caption] This was a day to remember!  The ride to the start at Banwell looked ominous, the sky was black over the Mendips and the main road near Winscombe had flood water running across it!  About...

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AUTUMN LEAVES RUN – 14th October 2012

As the winter approaches this is a good chance to get the bikes out before the road salt is applied.  Due to the "summer" we've had the autumn leaves had hung on well but not yet turned colour.  The run started at the farm shop...

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Cornish Weekend – September 2012

[caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="300"] Caroline paddling in the Atlantic at St Ives[/caption] These long weekends are great, even if you've got to take time off work to do it, what better way is there to enjoy yourself?  The preceeding days weather was unpredictable, but on the...

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30th Twin Dragon Run

The weather forecast for 21st to the 24th of April did not look good, and with the prospect of a 200 mile ride to Dolgellau in Wales, as the opener to the Somerset Section Twin Dragon Run, the riders and passengers booked in were a...

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2012 Cheddar Weekend

14th and 15th of April was the 9th Cheddar Weekend incorporating the 47th Cheddar Road Trial. With the preceding weeks being so warm we were a bit concerned it was going to turn ugly on us, but although cool it was a fine weekend. Saturday was...

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CHRISTMAS RUN & LUNCH 2011

[caption id="attachment_30" align="alignright" width="300"] Richard Gray on his Morini[/caption] The weather forecast was dreadful, with heavy rain and winds predicted, but somehow Harry managed to arrange a dry slot for the 40 mile run before lunch. For those who chose to ride it was a pleasant...

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GUY FAWKES RUN – 6th November 2011

The start and finish was from the Banwell Garden Centre and about 20 people took part to enjoy the wonderful autumn weather and blue skies. The 45 mile route took us along and over the Mendip Hills, going up Burrington Combe and down Cheddar Gorge. ...

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AUTUMN LEAVES RUN – 16th October 2011

A new venue had to be found this year as the usual cafe near Shipham had sadly closed down, so the start was at the North Widcombe Farm Shop near the Chew Valley Lakes. Colin Bentham arranged good weather and a route over the north...

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