Past Members

An alphabetic list of links to past members on LPMCC.net.

Updated 27 Apr 2020.

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Alan Horne Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Events :   Darts, draughts and drinking beer Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos Tyre Changing Competition :   How about this for up to the minute reporting for your Megaphone; a report of last weeks tyre changing competition.... Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Alan Jarvis 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals 2005 Gallery :   Lots of enjoyable evenings spent in good company 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists Alan Jarvis :   Runs Captain in the mid 60s Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video BSA Lightning :   Home on a 325cc single Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles National MC Museum :   Just scratching the surface ... oops! October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Past Events :   Three members went to Wells Next The Sea where the Kettering & District held their Whit holiday Skype Night :   Using Skype for our virtual club night Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty The Firs :   Alan had just arrived from Canada and not slept for two days Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Velocette Viper :   1959 Velocette Viper sports
Alan Parrish Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday
Alan Reid ( McTavish ) Alan Reid :   Secretary for the 1st Big End Rally BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Big End :   The Leicester Phoenix MCC rally Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve & Sophie Wed :   Pictures from Steve Todds wedding Steve Todds Oddments :   A member during the Seventies and Eighties Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
Alan Tabiner Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin
Alan Watkinson ( Wocko ) Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose
Alan Wicks Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Alan Wright 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away
Allan Jarman ( Flan ) Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2016 :   A pleasant day trying to recall the dream Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Meeting Questionnaire Results :   How keen ex-members are to get down the pub Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Scotland :   An obligatory trek round Loch Trool to work up a thirst and then a long ride to the nearest hotel to quench it Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Terrys Breakfast Run :   A ride in tribute to Terry Riddle Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Ulster by Velo? :   Having an Ulster Week in Leicester inspired me to write about a trip to Ulster...
Andre Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964
Andrew Ayriss Big End 2004 :   Report and results Big End 2008 :   At last a proper report Blog 2010 :   Try this at home Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Back to winter Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps
Andrew Grant 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2014 Review :   Meeting and making many friends Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Shoulder of Mutton :   Another meeting with old friends Sunrisers :   The Sunrise shift White Lion :   Kettering and District 2009 reunion
Andy Brown Brass Monkey :   1974 and 1975 remembered in detail Brass Monkey 40th :   Same site as the Solent Rally Solent Recent Times :   Wet doesnt come near describing it
Andy McAllen Big End 2005 Pt 1 :   A damage inventory
Andy OGrady Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Andy Wagg 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Andys 50th Birthday :   A surprise party organised by Christine BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Ann Lockwood-Lee ( Ann Todd ) Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know
Ant Needham 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
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Barbara Gunn Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Barry Dunn Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Barry Stevens 1961 :   The Megaphone very first news sheet
Barry Tuttiet Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Benny Caravelli Ashby Folville Jul 2007 :   Hiding in the crowd Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Founders Day 2009 :   The new layout gave more room to walk round Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Goose Fair :   A lot of memories Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Bill Langley Bill Langley :   Backup team on the Guinness World Record Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Events :   Darts, draughts and drinking beer Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Greeves Sportsman :   It Greeves to tell of it Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mush More :   Added 50 years later Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Review 2011 :   Ups and downs of 2011 Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing
Bill Marshall Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Blackpool :   Always a popular rally at the end of September Captain Cook :   From 1968 rally and much more Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Ides of March :   A back view through the mists of time Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Mush More :   Added 50 years later Pre-Elephant :   Preparation for the winter assault Scotland :   An obligatory trek round Loch Trool to work up a thirst and then a long ride to the nearest hotel to quench it Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Bob Nash 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Bob Nash :   Long John Silver impression at the Dragon Rally Born Again Biker :   Prelude to the Chronicles Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Coventry Transport Museum :   A blustery, sunny autumn ride-out Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Cast iron clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Motorcycle Live 2011 :   What model would Sir like? Motorcycle Live 2014 :   Cardigans wringing with dribble Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Motorcycle Live 2016 :   More cardigan dribbling Motorcycle Live 2017 :   Annual pilgrimage to sacrifice savings Motorcycle Live 2018 :   Nothing here that cant be fixed with a hammer and stilson Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Live P1 :   Signalling a bright year in 2014 Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Motorcycle Runs :   Blowing in the wind October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Part 1 Born Again Biker :   Extracts from the Chronicles Part 2 Born Again Biker :   An update episode of Born Again Biker Part 3 Born Again Biker :   Bob continues after a resurrection Part 4 Born Again Biker :   (just about) Up to Christmas 2006 Part 5 Born Again Biker :   Up to Christmas 2010 Rockingham Castle :   Tuesday 7 June report Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Skeggy :   Report on the Skeggy run Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression
Brenda Colegate 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Dick Taylors Snap :   A club run to a railway
Brian Evans ( Taff  ) Golden Eagle Megaphone :   Another contemporary Megaphone report Golden Eagle Rally :   That afternoon had been so sunny I had decided to travel to Staffordshire in the evening... More Dudley Jubbly Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Brian Gamble Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Mush More :   Added 50 years later Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs
Brian Porter 1977 Issue 1 :   A lot happened since the last edition. Terry runs through it for the benefit of those of you who forgot 1976 happenings. 360 Easy Miles :   "Dragon Rally? Never heard of it.", was my ignorant reply when one of my friends at work asked if I was going. Art of Moto Cross :   The following article is now nearly five years old (1969!) although it has not been previously published as far as we know.... Autorickshaw :   Why Ben took self defence lessons BSA Lightning :   Home on a 325cc single Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Born Again Biker :   Prelude to the Chronicles Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who went where and when Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot James Captain :   A bike I never did get to run Joys Of Long Distance Touring :   To those who have yet to experience the great joys of long distance touring..... The spirit of the club Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Short Story (True) :   Travelling along the Fosse Way one evening. A motorcyclist in distress Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Vipoms For 67 :   Should you hear a muted chuckle as you ride down Hall Green Road, thats only Ephram Vipom Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Brian Reynolds Big End 2004 :   Report and results Big End 2007 :   Friday and Saturday Big End 2008 :   At last a proper report Big End 2014 :   A good weekend to meet old friends Big End 2017 :   Gearing up for another great weekend Big End 2018 :   We CAN go on meeting like this Big End 2019 :   Wet and windy Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Skittles :   Club versus FRA at the Heathcote Arms Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Bruce Gibson 1967 :   The Megaphone roars into life once more 1968 Issue 1 :   Here is our second Megaphone magazine. Our members have been on the Elephant Rally in Germany.... 1968 Issue 2 :   Three heroes on a trip to the Elephant Rally and a boat ride to the Dragon Rally... Autorickshaw :   Why Ben took self defence lessons Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester James Captain :   A bike I never did get to run Make Things Difficult :   One day a lorry is being manoeuvred in a small square yard when the driver makes a mistake... Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Uncle Answers 2 :   If you have a special problem which need airing, write it on a postcard and send it to Uncle Answers...
Bryn Sabin 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Big End :   The Leicester Phoenix MCC rally Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester Northumberland :   Seahouses, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Road Safety Rally Cuttings :   Newspaper reports of the secont Road Safety Rally held in 1979 Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
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Carl Wykes 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Big End :   The Leicester Phoenix MCC rally Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach Field Head Hotel :   Carl Wykes sorted out the old club photo albums, visitors book and the membership records Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester Northumberland :   Seahouses, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all. Stella Alpina comments :   Taking the pretty route Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Cedric Rees Big End Early Years :   Photos and fun from the first few years
Chris Hodgkin ( Chris Mansell ) Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Ode To A C.15 :   To any owner of a C.15 This rhyme will not surprise Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Chris Vines Chase Rally :   In November 1976 the Hednesford & District M.C.C. held their third Chase Rally at Chasewater Pleasure Park... Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Italian Job 1 :   On the evening of Wednesday 1st June a motley crowd gathered in Barbara Avenue. Italian Job 2 :   Continuing the adventure of our five explorers Norton Owners :   Why I dislike Lutterworth Norton Owners Rally :   The NOC held their annual rally in the grounds of Stanford Hall. Read why! Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Christina Hambleton Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Christine Wagg ( Christine Gunn ) Andys 50th Birthday :   A surprise party organised by Christine BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Clare Freestone ( Clare Scrivens ) Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Clare Hunt ( Clare Robinson ) BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings
Clive Hodgkin 1960s Gallery :   From the founding of the club through the mods and rockers years 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals Almost Not Worthwhile :   Motorcycling and motoring have provided much pleasure for many people for more than 70 years. Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Dragon 2005 :   An update on the Dragon Ducati and Gold Star :   Only one would make it Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Review 2016 :   Taking the knocks Snowman :   For hard riding, hard drinking, loud singing nutters Tale Of Two Little Sisters :   After six months of hard saving the two little sisters materialised. One a Ducati Mach One and the other a 500 Goldie. Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose
Colin Townsend Club Run Results :   Who went where and when Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
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Dave Bryan Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles
Dave Cockerton 1976 Issue 4 :   Once again the Megaphone barks, admittedly a little late but it is a bumper edition. 1977 Issue 1 :   A lot happened since the last edition. Terry runs through it for the benefit of those of you who forgot 1976 happenings. 1977 Issue 2 :   Spring 1977 was here at last though a bit of Winter kept slipping back 1977 Issue 3 :   Terry apologised for the late Megaphone due to getting married and moving into our new house. 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue 4th Chase Rally :   In 1977 the Chase Rally shared the same weekend as the Cat Rally Aegir Rally :   The 1976 Aegir Rally was held at Keadly, near Scunthorpe... ...in a pub. Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Batavieren 1977 :   Report for Megaphone Batavieren Treffen :   Dave & Hilary Cockerton, Dave Hill & Shirley Crane set off for Holland at 9.00 a.m. on Friday morning... Big End 2004 :   Report and results Big End 2005 Pt 2 :   A few more photos of the 2005 rally Big End 2007 :   Friday and Saturday Big End 2008 :   At last a proper report Chase Rally :   In November 1976 the Hednesford & District M.C.C. held their third Chase Rally at Chasewater Pleasure Park... Club Run Results :   Who went where and when Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dragon 1976 :   Once upon a time twelve Phoenix members and a certain Desboro rider trekked to furthest Wales... 7th January 1976 Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Fox Rally :   Terry Reynolds talked David Hill into going to the Fosse Riders rally. Golden Eagle Megaphone :   Another contemporary Megaphone report Golden Eagle Rally :   That afternoon had been so sunny I had decided to travel to Staffordshire in the evening... More Dudley Jubbly Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index More Skittles :   Some additional photos My First Rally :   The Sabre Rally was my first rally and as such my reactions were eagerly awaited.... Sabre rally report New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Norton Owners :   Why I dislike Lutterworth Norton Owners Rally :   The NOC held their annual rally in the grounds of Stanford Hall. Read why! Ox Roast :   A paragraph with link to a Megaphone report Ox Roast Rally :   After numerous reminders from a certain Phoenix committee member Cider by the gallon Part 2 Born Again Biker :   An update episode of Born Again Biker Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Run to Silverstone :   This run comprised of Dave Cockerton (F1), Noel Sheehan (200 Yam), Dave Hill and Shirley Crane (T3). Skittles :   Club versus FRA at the Heathcote Arms Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Snowman Rally :   Competing with the Dragon and the Elephant Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Terry Reynolds :   Up-to-date in 2011 The TT 1976 :   I decided me to return to the Isle of Man TT next year
Dave Colegate 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Dave Hill 1977 Issue 1 :   A lot happened since the last edition. Terry runs through it for the benefit of those of you who forgot 1976 happenings. Antelope Rally :   All this and free breakfast BMW :   The report printed in Megaphone BMW Rally :   Towards the end of September 1976 four Phoenix members agreed to go out for a club run Batavieren 1977 :   Report for Megaphone Batavieren Treffen :   Dave & Hilary Cockerton, Dave Hill & Shirley Crane set off for Holland at 9.00 a.m. on Friday morning... Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Chase Rally :   In November 1976 the Hednesford & District M.C.C. held their third Chase Rally at Chasewater Pleasure Park... Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Goose Fair Rally :   One of the very best rallies in the calendar is the Goose Fair Rally held by the Clifton and District Club. Run to Silverstone :   This run comprised of Dave Cockerton (F1), Noel Sheehan (200 Yam), Dave Hill and Shirley Crane (T3). S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all. Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost)
Dave Lester Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know
Dave Muggleton ( Noddy Muggleton ) Matchless 16s :   Used and abused Norton Fastback :   The ideal long distance touring bike Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs
Dave Parry 1960s Gallery :   From the founding of the club through the mods and rockers years 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures 2014 Review :   Meeting and making many friends 2015 Review :   Reinforced by East Midlands Bikers 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through Air Museum Newark :   Friday 19 August Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Annual Tour :   Weston-super-Weather Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville May 2007 :   A few snaps BSA Lightning :   Home on a 325cc single Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Big End 2011 :   The rally goes from strength to summat Big End 2012 :   The bar opens at 5pm Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Coventry Transport Museum :   A blustery, sunny autumn ride-out Crich Tramway Village :   Report on the Crich run Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Warming up Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling July :   High Summer Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting outs Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling September :   Indian Summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Cycling Tour :   More miles in Morecambe Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Daybreakers :   The Daybreak shift Elefant 1968 :   Snow, snow, thick thick snow Elephant 1968 (1) :   Wednesday night we began to get excited because tomorrow we were off to the Elephant Rally. Now with photos by Dave Parry Elephant 1968 (2) :   Elephanteers have finally arrived at the Nurburgring.... Now with photos by Dave Parry Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Founders Day 2017 :   More cardigan dribble Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Founders Day 2019 :   With Leicester Phoenix stand Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Honda Benly :   1962 One-Way Honda 125 Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite London :   Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Motorcycle Live 2011 :   What model would Sir like? Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Live 2014 :   Cardigans wringing with dribble Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Motorcycle Live 2016 :   More cardigan dribbling Motorcycle Live 2017 :   Annual pilgrimage to sacrifice savings Motorcycle Live 2018 :   Nothing here that cant be fixed with a hammer and stilson Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Live P1 :   Signalling a bright year in 2014 Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Motorcycle Runs :   Blowing in the wind National MC Museum 2011 :   A mid week run in the spring National Rally Riders 2012 :   Competitors as they came through Kegworth National Rally Riders 2016 :   160 riders passing through Kegworth Control National Rally Riders 2018 :   Ships that pass out in the night National Rally Riders 2019 :   Lost and bewildered October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds On Engines :   The internal combustion engine is a very logical and simple machine Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Review :   Coasting through the year Rockingham Castle :   Tuesday 7 June report Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada Skeggy :   Report on the Skeggy run Skittles :   Club versus FRA at the Heathcote Arms Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty The Lindens :   Tony came down from Clowne Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Wishbones Photos :   Paying homage to great machines
Dave Scattergood 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Dave Scattergood :   Still in the building trade Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays National Rally Riders 2013 :   No complaints about this years weather Ox Roast :   A paragraph with link to a Megaphone report Ox Roast Rally :   After numerous reminders from a certain Phoenix committee member Cider by the gallon Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham RAFA Easter Egg Run :   A charity run to Cosford in brilliant weather Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know
Dave Scrivens 2005 Gallery :   Lots of enjoyable evenings spent in good company All For What? :   The ACU National Rally, the premier motorcycle road competition in the U.K. Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Coup de Legend :   A trip to Dijon with old friends Dragon :   The rally that started it all off East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Foxhunter :   This meeting brought together some of the leading instructors from the RAC/ACU scheme Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Italian Job 1 :   On the evening of Wednesday 1st June a motley crowd gathered in Barbara Avenue. Italian Job 2 :   Continuing the adventure of our five explorers Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Laverda 750 :   Ferret takes delivery of a new bike London :   Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester Norton Fastback :   The ideal long distance touring bike Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Quick Limerick :   The brilliant bikes from Japan Go as fast as they can Racing Reminiscences :   I finished Part 1 by relating how I fell off in my first race meeting with another meeting the following weekend.... Racing Reminiscences :   Parts Two and Three of Dave Scrivens racing adventures Or nearly racing Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Scotland :   An obligatory trek round Loch Trool to work up a thirst and then a long ride to the nearest hotel to quench it Speed Hill Climbing :   Freak hill climbing. Another crazy thing to do with a motorbike Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Dave Smith 1974 Issue 1 :   The new year is upon us and so, it seems, might be petrol rationing. 1974 Issue 2 :   For your complete and sole enjoyment is yet another copy of your own, your very own Megaphone. (Space for the cheers)... 1974 Issue 5 :   I do not intend to open this issue of the Megaphone with my usual cheery line of Well folks, here it is again. 1975 Issue 1 :   Once again welcome to another edition of Megaphone, the supposedly bi-monthly magazine of the Leicester Phoenix Motorcycle Club. 1975 Issue 2 :   Welcome, albeit rather belatedly, to the latest issue... Handing over the quill 1977 Issue 3 :   Terry apologised for the late Megaphone due to getting married and moving into our new house. 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through All For What? :   The ACU National Rally, the premier motorcycle road competition in the U.K. Anecdotes :   Those funny moments that lit up the life of instructors Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Blog 2017 :   Mustnt gumble - Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who went where and when Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Coup de Legend :   A trip to Dijon with old friends Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Crossword Puzzle :   The original crossword. Get out your dictionary.... Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Expansion Chamber :   Here is a new edition of the Megaphone Expansion Chamber First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Forthcoming Events :   Including a mystery run when we blindfolded all the riders.... For 1976 Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Future Programme :   Following on from last year your new committee has decided to announce forthcoming events. Early 1975 events Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Italian Job 1 :   On the evening of Wednesday 1st June a motley crowd gathered in Barbara Avenue. Italian Job 2 :   Continuing the adventure of our five explorers Kegworth Control :   The motley crew at our National Rally control Laverda 750 :   Ferret takes delivery of a new bike Letters :   Motorcycles are compelled by law to carry a registration plate mounted on the front mudguard, a knife edge, a potential killer.... Letters :   Although the editor usually has to write letters to himself because no-one else will, he still refuses to be held responsible Line Of Thought :   During the course of my work Ive seen two very interesting vehicles Dave Smith sees into the future - thats NOW! MIRA Final Control :   Where it all comes together Machine Preparation :   You may recall an article on preparing racing machinery. Useful tips for touring types Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report More Money Than Sense :   Some folks always seem to strike it lucky Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester National Rally Riders 2018 :   Ships that pass out in the night National Rally Riders 2019 :   Lost and bewildered New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc Norton Fastback :   The ideal long distance touring bike Peel Explorers :   Playing at racers on the motorway on Friday... Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Planning :   What was the record to break? Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Preparation :   Hard work getting support and sponsorship Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round RAC/ACU Scheme :   At the beginning of l976 the Leicester Phoenix began a Rider Training Scheme under the local authority and the RAC/ACU. Racing Freestone Style :   Lead up to the successful 1976 season Racing Reminiscences :   I finished Part 1 by relating how I fell off in my first race meeting with another meeting the following weekend.... Racing Reminiscences :   Parts Two and Three of Dave Scrivens racing adventures Or nearly racing Random Thoughts :   An excuse to use the bike for a proper ride Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Review :   Coasting through the year Road Safety :   The BMF suggested clubs appoint a road safety liaison position.... Beginning of the Training Scheme Round Midland Rally :   A competition for all members to have a go at during the coming year:-... Round Midlands Rally :   No excuse is offered for the similarity between our rally and that organised by the Norton Owners Club. Our local rally Round Midlands Rally :   The first rally organised by the Leicester Phoenix Motorcycle Club Results Round Midlands Rally :   The rally was a photographic one similar in format to previous years event. Going round in circles S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all. Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman Treasure Hunt :   A treasure hunt was held on the 11th April 1976 and involved 16 questions on a 51 mile course... Results Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Typical Velo & Limericks :   Dedicated to D Scrivens who is old enough to know better.... Tyre Changing Competition :   How about this for up to the minute reporting for your Megaphone; a report of last weeks tyre changing competition.... We all leaned over :   Steve White called round the other Saturday but he didnt manage to catch me cleaning the Norton.... Black Country run Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Dave Stocker 1974 Issue 5 :   I do not intend to open this issue of the Megaphone with my usual cheery line of Well folks, here it is again. 1975 Issue 1 :   Once again welcome to another edition of Megaphone, the supposedly bi-monthly magazine of the Leicester Phoenix Motorcycle Club. 1976 Issue 3 :   Our membership is now well over seventy and rising.... Terry Reynolds gets into his stride Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs Review :   Another year of club runs has come to an end and so too ends my "reign" as club runs captain. Club Timetable :   Darts, tyre changing (for fun!) and the usual boozing.... Expansion Chamber :   Well racing started folks and how! It looks like being the most closely fought 500cc championship for years but who will win it? Letters :   Motorcycles are compelled by law to carry a registration plate mounted on the front mudguard, a knife edge, a potential killer.... Letters :   Although the editor usually has to write letters to himself because no-one else will, he still refuses to be held responsible Martins Racing Years :   Mike Parry has been a special friend since schooldays Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Dave Tibbles BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Elefant Teds Take :   Less than 20 miles per gallon More Skittles :   Some additional photos Pilgrims :   Motor Cycle Weekly report Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Steel Horse comments :   A Motor Cycle Weekly report
David Cort National Rally Riders 2015 :   200 riders passing through Kegworth Control
David Padfield Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Star Rider Instructor Training :   Star Rider was first thought to be a competitor of the RAC/ACU scheme
Daz Mauger Big End Early Years :   Photos and fun from the first few years Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Todds Oddments :   A member during the Seventies and Eighties Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies
Daz Savage Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down
Debbie Humpleby ( Debbie Clark ) Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Debby Hallam Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Den Cundell BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond
Derek Chadburn Derek Chadburn :   Now lives in Denver, Pennsylvania, USA
Derek Foster 1960s Gallery :   From the founding of the club through the mods and rockers years 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals 2007 Foz Annual :   Another set of rude but funny jokes 50th Anniversary :   Combined with Xmas Dinner AJS/Jet80 :   AMC heavyweight single with chair Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Derek Foster :   Elephant Rallies and a trip to Amsterdam Elefant 1968 :   Snow, snow, thick thick snow Elephant 1968 (1) :   Wednesday night we began to get excited because tomorrow we were off to the Elephant Rally. Now with photos by Dave Parry Elephant 1968 (2) :   Elephanteers have finally arrived at the Nurburgring.... Now with photos by Dave Parry Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2006 II :   Just a few of the bikes Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Honda Benly :   1962 One-Way Honda 125 Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Keith Fosberry :   Fozs humour gave rise to the Foz Spot Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Page 2 :   More photographs to make you gibber over your cocoa Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Shamrock :   Nice rally, shame about the Irish Sea Skype Night :   Using Skype for our virtual club night Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty The Lindens :   Tony came down from Clowne Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Derek Jordan ( Dougal ) Aegir Rally :   The 1976 Aegir Rally was held at Keadly, near Scunthorpe... ...in a pub. Antelope :   First of four pages about the Antelope Rally Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling July :   High Summer Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Cast iron clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling September :   Indian Summer Dragon :   The rally that started it all off East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Elefant 1968 :   Snow, snow, thick thick snow Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Review :   Coasting through the year The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Triumph Trident T160V :   Episode with a Trident Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
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Eric Bailey Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Eric & Glenda Bailey Photos :   The Baileys have some photos that chart the first years Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes
Eric Gibson Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away
Eric Tindall ( Don Jackson ) 1972 Issue 1 :   Eric took over as editor due to Commando Disease 2004 Foz Annual :   The best jokes of 2004 2005 Foz Annual :   A tribute to early member Keith Fosberry 2006 Foz Annual :   The Comedy Team kept us rolling through the year 2007 Foz Annual :   Another set of rude but funny jokes 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control Ashby Folville Apr 2010 :   Five photos from Steve Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Club World Record :   Index to the World Record for non stop riding E.G.M. :   Voting to support the BMF Easter Egg Run :   Bottesford, Grantham and Melton Eric Tindall :   Not retired from being a petrolhead Eric Tindalls Shots :   A couple of black and white photos Events :   Darts, draughts and drinking beer Founders Day 2010 :   Photos from the bike park Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Goldwing Light Show :   Goldwing Club support the RNLI Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Help The Club :   Calling for better support from members Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Moto-Rêve :   Beautifully restored 1909 Swiss engined motorcycle Planning :   What was the record to break? Postscript :   Being recognised Preparation :   Hard work getting support and sponsorship Radio Interview :   Not moving pictures but the pictures move Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos Velocette Viper :   1959 Velocette Viper sports Velocette Viper Second Owner :   The same Viper rides into the 1970s
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Fionna Stannard Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Francis Hruszka Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
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Gary Cox 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals Big End 2014 :   A good weekend to meet old friends Big End 2017 :   Gearing up for another great weekend Big End 2018 :   We CAN go on meeting like this Big End 2019 :   Wet and windy Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Over The Edge 2018 :   An official LPMCC attendance Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Skittles Night :   At the Horse and Trumpet Steve & Sophie Wed :   Pictures from Steve Todds wedding Steve Todds Oddments :   A member during the Seventies and Eighties Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing
Gary Wilson 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control
Geof Buckby Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Geoff Lumley 1961 :   The Megaphone very first news sheet History from Geoff Lumley :   The club was named the LEICESTER PHOENIX TOURING MOTORCYCLE CLUB Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes
Geoff Matthews Mush More :   Added 50 years later Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964
Gill Aldous ( Gill Hartshorn ) Andys 50th Birthday :   A surprise party organised by Christine Gill Aldous :   Now living in the West Midlands Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays
Glenda Bailey Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing
Gordon Wallace Blackpool :   Always a popular rally at the end of September Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all.
Graham Buckingham Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know
Graham Mills 2005 Foz Annual :   A tribute to early member Keith Fosberry A Badges :   Abbey to Azzate, 375 badges, 137 rallies, 24 contributors Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Bassett Arms :   A small gathering before Christmas C Badges :   Calder Valley to Cyclo, 225 badges, 68 rallies, 27 contributors D Badges :   Dalesman to Dwyle Funkers, 238 badges, 38 rallies, 35 contributors E Badges :   Eagle Has Flown to Exe, 147 badges, 66 rallies, 16 contributors F Badges :   Fair City to FYK, 286 badges, 61 rallies, 24 contributors Field Head Hotel :   Carl Wykes sorted out the old club photo albums, visitors book and the membership records G Badges :   Gabbadon to Gurt Gallybagger, 193 badges, 42 rallies, 27 contributors Goose Fair :   A lot of memories Graham Mills :   Still living in Leicestershire I Badges :   Ice Moon to Its Your Round, 172 badges, 27 rallies, 24 contributors J Badges :   Jack Frost to Jumbo GB, 39 badges, 15 rallies, 11 contributors M Badges :   Maatjes to MZ, 173 badges, 61 rallies, 29 contributors Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show N Badges :   N-W to Nurnberg, 83 badges, 28 rallies, 20 contributors O Badges :   Oasis to Ox, 61 badges, 24 rallies, 18 contributors P Badges :   Paasei to Punch Bowl, 312 badges, 57 rallies, 31 contributors Pilgrims :   Motor Cycle Weekly report Pork Pie :   A 1980 report from MCN R Badges :   Rabies to Rusty Gate, 198 badges, 45 rallies, 22 contributors S Badges :   Sables d Olonne to Sygadyl, 520 badges, 112 rallies, 36 contributors Steel Horse comments :   A Motor Cycle Weekly report W Badges :   Wafty Crankers to Wyvern, 159 badges, 54 rallies, 30 contributors
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Haydn Wyatt BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Bassett Arms :   Back at a favourite pub to apologise Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Pork Pie :   A 1980 report from MCN Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
Helen Ayriss 2015 Review :   Reinforced by East Midlands Bikers 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through Alcatraz :   Saturday 28th May - I didnt even have to tip the ticket clerk or vote for George Bush Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Annual Tour :   Weston-super-Weather Arrive Bend, Oregon :   Friday 20th May - Whistling the Mama and Papas famous tune I booked the flights to Redmond, Oregon Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Ashby Folville Jun 2005 :   Photos of Classic Night Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Bassett Arms :   Reunion of the Urology Chapter Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Bridgeport :   Monday 30th May - There was flooding and projected heavy traffic in the Yosemite National Park Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Colombres :   With the dials on the Velo pointing straight down showing 65 mph Colombres Day 2 :   Smaller roads seemed more inviting and we had the whole day Colombres Day 3 :   The Cider and Blue Cheese Route Colombres Day 4 :   Marshals seemed to pop just when you needed reassurance Colombres Day 5 :   It took some effort getting the bike out of the ditch Colombres Day 6 :   Hazard perception mode turned on Colombres Day 7 :   We had to spend another day riding in the hills Colombres Day 8 :   The dockside was full with all the familiar faces Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Lonesome cowboys Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   False spring Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Cycling Tour :   More miles in Morecambe Diamond Lake/ Gold Beach :   Monday 23rd May - We left at 9am on the 38 via steamboat to Roseburg Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Eureka :   Wednesday 25th May - California taking Highway 101, through the giant redwoods Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Fort Bragg :   Thursday 26th May - Via the Avenue of Giants and the Drive through Tree Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Hinckley Knight :   A convivial Sunday lunch Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Jet Boat Trip :   Tuesday 24th May - Included in the holiday was the chance to ride the Wild Rogue River by jet boat Lake Tahoe :   Tuesday 31st May - An opportunity to count the pickup trucks with snow ploughs fitted Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos More Skittles :   Some additional photos Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about NRR Briefing :   Any excuse to go to the Gate Hangs Well National Rally (Bletchley) :   A selection from Bletchley final control National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night New Ellistown Hotel :   The old gang met up to play their Xmas games Norton Fastback :   The ideal long distance touring bike Oakhurst :   Sunday 29th May - Today we learnt about the $2.99 daily specials that Subway offered October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Part 2 Born Again Biker :   An update episode of Born Again Biker Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round RAFA Easter Egg Run :   A charity run to Cosford in brilliant weather Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts San Francisco :   Friday 27th May - The road reminded me of the Ayrshire coast in the West of Scotland Shady Cove :   Thursday 2nd June - Clear blue skies and bright sunshine is very misleading Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Shoulder of Mutton :   Another meeting with old friends Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Skittles :   Club versus FRA at the Heathcote Arms Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Susanville :   Wednesday 1st June - Quite a cool ride but not as cold as the Donner Party experienced in 1846 Terrys Breakfast Run :   A ride in tribute to Terry Riddle The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman To Bend :   Friday 3rd June - The last day of riding our Kawasaki before handing it back Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes Velo Rally :   Did you ever get the feeling the bikes will outlast the owners? West Coast USA :   The bike photos from California Dreaming
Howard Wykes 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Northumberland :   Seahouses, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Stella Alpina comments :   Taking the pretty route Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
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Ian Bower 1977 Issue 1 :   A lot happened since the last edition. Terry runs through it for the benefit of those of you who forgot 1976 happenings. 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through Annual Tour :   Weston-super-Weather Ashby Folville Jul 2007 :   Hiding in the crowd Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Captain Cook :   From 1968 rally and much more Captain Cook Rally :   As it was his first rally Ian (Rocket 3) was press-ganged into logging the details Club Run Results :   Who went where and when Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Crich Tramway Village :   Report on the Crich run Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling April :   Lonesome cowboys Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Warming up Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling July :   High Summer Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting outs Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Cast iron clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling September :   Indian Summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Cycling Tour :   More miles in Morecambe Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Forthcoming Events :   How we held auctions before eBay Founders Day 2017 :   More cardigan dribble Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Ian Bower :   Round Midlands trophy winner Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Motorcycle Live 2011 :   What model would Sir like? Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Live 2014 :   Cardigans wringing with dribble Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Motorcycle Live 2016 :   More cardigan dribbling Motorcycle Live 2017 :   Annual pilgrimage to sacrifice savings Motorcycle Live 2018 :   Nothing here that cant be fixed with a hammer and stilson Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Motorcycle Runs :   Blowing in the wind North of the Border :   Where to go on a bank holiday weekend October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds RAFA Easter Egg Run :   A charity run to Cosford in brilliant weather Rally Attendance :   Some details of when they were held Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Review :   Coasting through the year Skeggy :   Report on the Skeggy run
Ian Goodson 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists Aegir :   I dont wish to bore you but ... Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Ashby Folville Jul 2007 :   Hiding in the crowd BMF Show 2009 :   People, clubs and bikes Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling November :   Some leaves left Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Field Head Hotel :   Carl Wykes sorted out the old club photo albums, visitors book and the membership records Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Shamrock :   Nice rally, shame about the Irish Sea Shamrock Rally :   We were well through Coventry and out of Stratford before dawn Sunrisers :   The Sunrise shift The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin
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Jackie Howden ( Jackie Foster ) Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing
Jacqui Hull Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Jan Muschialli Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   A few ex-members turned up to tell and relive some old adventures, (some of them true) Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   False spring Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Hinckley Knight :   A convivial Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Jan Muschialli :   Jan Gamble Mush More :   Added 50 years later October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada Stanford Hall :   Who still remembers the Fellowship of Riders? The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman
Jane Bryan 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost)
Jane Stocker Martins Racing Years :   Mike Parry has been a special friend since schooldays Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on
Jenny English Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos
Jez Kenchington Jez Kenchington :   A Suzuki enthusiast in the 80s
Jo Fisher Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays
Joe Hookway Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
John Ashworth 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling April :   Lonesome cowboys Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Warming up Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling July :   High Summer Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting outs Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Cast iron clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling September :   Indian Summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dragon 2005 :   An update on the Dragon Ducati and Gold Star :   Only one would make it Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast North of the Border :   Where to go on a bank holiday weekend Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Review :   Coasting through the year Snowman :   For hard riding, hard drinking, loud singing nutters Tale Of Two Little Sisters :   After six months of hard saving the two little sisters materialised. One a Ducati Mach One and the other a 500 Goldie. The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Triumph Trident T160V :   Episode with a Trident Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes Velo Rally :   Did you ever get the feeling the bikes will outlast the owners? Velos Rule OK :   With apologies to Tennyson Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
John Beccles 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Big End Rally 1 :   The Motor Cycle News report of the first Big End C Badges :   Calder Valley to Cyclo, 225 badges, 68 rallies, 27 contributors Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach D Badges :   Dalesman to Dwyle Funkers, 238 badges, 38 rallies, 35 contributors Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights L Badges :   Lady Godiva to Lydden Circuit, 76 badges, 34 rallies, 19 contributors M Badges :   Maatjes to MZ, 173 badges, 61 rallies, 29 contributors More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester P Badges :   Paasei to Punch Bowl, 312 badges, 57 rallies, 31 contributors R Badges :   Rabies to Rusty Gate, 198 badges, 45 rallies, 22 contributors Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first W Badges :   Wafty Crankers to Wyvern, 159 badges, 54 rallies, 30 contributors
John Cherry Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
John Gathercole Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Golden Eagle Megaphone :   Another contemporary Megaphone report Golden Eagle Rally :   That afternoon had been so sunny I had decided to travel to Staffordshire in the evening... More Dudley Jubbly
John Hilliard Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964
John Ireland 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church BMW :   The report printed in Megaphone BMW Rally :   Towards the end of September 1976 four Phoenix members agreed to go out for a club run Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting National debrief :   Excuse for a booze after the National Rally cancellation New Ellistown Hotel :   The old gang met up to play their Xmas games Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer
John Muschialli ( Mush ) Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Ashby Folville Jul 2007 :   Hiding in the crowd Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   A few ex-members turned up to tell and relive some old adventures, (some of them true) Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Warming up Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling July :   High Summer Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting outs Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare D Badges :   Dalesman to Dwyle Funkers, 238 badges, 38 rallies, 35 contributors Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays John Muschialli :   A founder member Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Motorcycle Runs :   Blowing in the wind Mush More :   Added 50 years later October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Phoenix From The Egg :   The Leicester Phoenix Motor-Cycle Club started life at the beginning of 1961 Phoenix History :   In May 1961 five motorcyclists met in the Gate Hangs Well and made plans to form a new club.... See also From The Egg Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose W Badges :   Wafty Crankers to Wyvern, 159 badges, 54 rallies, 30 contributors
John Newitt 50th Anniversary :   Combined with Xmas Dinner A Badges :   Abbey to Azzate, 375 badges, 137 rallies, 24 contributors B Badges :   Bacchus to Bye Bye Blackbird, 478 badges, 141 rallies, 32 contributors Big End 2004 :   Report and results Big End 2014 :   A good weekend to meet old friends Big End 2017 :   Gearing up for another great weekend Big End 2018 :   We CAN go on meeting like this Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season D Badges :   Dalesman to Dwyle Funkers, 238 badges, 38 rallies, 35 contributors F Badges :   Fair City to FYK, 286 badges, 61 rallies, 24 contributors Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Goose Fair :   A lot of memories Hinckley Knight :   A convivial Sunday lunch Icy Ale 1991 :   NOT (strong?) German beer John Newitt :   Keeps coming back for more Nigels Trident :   A cutting from MCN circa 1988 Pork Pie :   A 1980 report from MCN Snowman 2008 :   Not the old Snowman, this one is in South Wales Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Tam O Shanter :   Invite only, every April in Ayrshire Tamar 2008 :   Salacious photo report Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s W Badges :   Wafty Crankers to Wyvern, 159 badges, 54 rallies, 30 contributors Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
John Parbery Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Founders Day 2009 :   The new layout gave more room to walk round Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight More Skittles :   Some additional photos Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
John Sim 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video Bulls Head :   A few ex-members turned up to tell and relive some old adventures, (some of them true) Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression The Firs :   Alan had just arrived from Canada and not slept for two days
John Staples Aegir :   I dont wish to bore you but ... Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 London :   Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year
John Wilmot Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Review 2017 :   Blowing in the wind Road Safety :   The BMF suggested clubs appoint a road safety liaison position.... Beginning of the Training Scheme Stan Turners Newsletter :   Newsletter winding up and letting go Star Rider Instructor Training :   Star Rider was first thought to be a competitor of the RAC/ACU scheme Star Rider Market Harborough :   The Market Harborough Star Rider centre was based to Robert Smyth School
John Woodhead Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
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Karl Biddle 2006 Entries :   Here is a breakdown (no pun intended!) of the bikes that riders relied on 2014 Review :   Meeting and making many friends 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? Big End 2008 :   At last a proper report Big End 2018 :   We CAN go on meeting like this Big End 2019 :   Wet and windy Founders Day 2019 :   With Leicester Phoenix stand Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps
Kate Harrington Goose Fair :   A lot of memories Kate Harrington :   Kate keeps in touch but now rides competitions
Keith Bainbridge Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Review 2011 :   Ups and downs of 2011
Keith Fosberry ( Foz  ) 2004 Foz Annual :   The best jokes of 2004 Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Hinckley Knight :   A convivial Sunday lunch Mush More :   Added 50 years later Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first
Keith Gill Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-...
Keith Hallam Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Keith Piggott Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-...
Keith Williams Eric Tindalls Shots :   A couple of black and white photos Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Planning :   What was the record to break? Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Postscript :   Being recognised Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans
Ken Kent Road Safety Rally Cuttings :   Newspaper reports of the secont Road Safety Rally held in 1979
Ken Stevens 360 Easy Miles :   "Dragon Rally? Never heard of it.", was my ignorant reply when one of my friends at work asked if I was going. Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Ken Wells 2006 Foz Annual :   The Comedy Team kept us rolling through the year 2007 Foz Annual :   Another set of rude but funny jokes A Steib :   Mary and Roy Gudgon take delivery of their Steib sidecar Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Bassett Arms :   Back at a favourite pub to apologise Bassett Arms :   A small gathering before Christmas Blog 2010 :   Try this at home Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Dambuster 2017 :   At Thorpe Camp Visitors Centre Elefant 1968 :   Snow, snow, thick thick snow Extra Badges :   111 badges from clubs, shows, race circuits, training schemes and spare rally badges Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Foxhunter :   This meeting brought together some of the leading instructors from the RAC/ACU scheme Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Hinckley Knight :   A convivial Sunday lunch More Skittles :   Some additional photos New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Ray Bartons Photo :   Hot stuff at the local cafe Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
Kevin Brewin Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Index Dragon :   The rally that started it all off East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Matchless 16s :   Used and abused Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
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Lawrence Mounteney ( Lol ) Autorickshaw :   Why Ben took self defence lessons Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Honda Benly :   1962 One-Way Honda 125 James Captain :   A bike I never did get to run Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Leigh Kenny Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Snowman Rally :   Competing with the Dragon and the Elephant
Les Freestone 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-...
Lila Hessin Big End 2004 :   Report and results Gill Aldous :   Now living in the West Midlands Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps Review 2010 :   The highs and lows of 2010 Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings
Linda Tuttiet Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Lucy Costelloe ( Lucy Nowell ) Dave Scattergood :   Still in the building trade
Lynda Dunn Antelope :   First of four pages about the Antelope Rally Dave Scattergood :   Still in the building trade Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Ox Roast :   A paragraph with link to a Megaphone report Ox Roast Rally :   After numerous reminders from a certain Phoenix committee member Cider by the gallon Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts
Lynn McCulloch 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Northumberland :   Seahouses, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
Lynn Risley Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
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Malcolm Sheppard ( Shep ) Blackpool :   Always a popular rally at the end of September Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Elephant 1968 (1) :   Wednesday night we began to get excited because tomorrow we were off to the Elephant Rally. Now with photos by Dave Parry London :   Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year Malcolm Sheppard :   Wells-Next-The-Sea where the lifeboats point inland Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies
Margaret Wells A Steib :   Mary and Roy Gudgon take delivery of their Steib sidecar Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Bassett Arms :   Back at a favourite pub to apologise Bassett Arms :   A small gathering before Christmas Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Elefant 1968 :   Snow, snow, thick thick snow Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Foxhunter :   This meeting brought together some of the leading instructors from the RAC/ACU scheme Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Hinckley Knight :   A convivial Sunday lunch More Skittles :   Some additional photos New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles
Maria Luiza von Bloedau ( MaLu ) 2004 Foz Annual :   The best jokes of 2004 2005 Foz Annual :   A tribute to early member Keith Fosberry 2007 Foz Annual :   Another set of rude but funny jokes Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Honda 350 :   A letter from Brazil Letter From Brazil :   Maria Luiza was the only paid up Leicester Phoenix member in Brazil Maria Luiza Von Bloedau :   Regularly sent news about motorcycling in Brazil Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles
Mark Northcott National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control National debrief :   Excuse for a booze after the National Rally cancellation Shoulder of Mutton :   Another meeting with old friends
Martin Johnson ( Bonzo ) Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Martin Needham BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Todds Oddments :   A member during the Seventies and Eighties Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings
Martin Sentance 1970s Gallery :   Years covering the Guinness World Record, start of the training scheme and the Road Safety Rallies 2004 Gallery :   Fourteen albums of photos from throughout the year 50th Anniversary :   Combined with Xmas Dinner Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville Oct 2003 :   Meet under the pub sign at ten minutes past the hour Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Bulls Head :   A few ex-members turned up to tell and relive some old adventures, (some of them true) Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Field Head Hotel :   Carl Wykes sorted out the old club photo albums, visitors book and the membership records Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Martins Racing Years :   Mike Parry has been a special friend since schooldays Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Martyn Evans 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Martyn Green ( Greeny ) Martyn Green :   Member in the 80s and still keeping bike dealers in business Review 2012 :   Another year shot to hell
Mary Grant 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures 2014 Review :   Meeting and making many friends Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control National Rally Riders 2014 :   All the riders passing through Kegworth Control National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish National debrief :   Excuse for a booze after the National Rally cancellation Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Shoulder of Mutton :   Another meeting with old friends Sunrisers :   The Sunrise shift White Lion :   Kettering and District 2009 reunion
Mary Roberts Barf in the Bloo Mug :   Ottos perennial apology for an old accident Cappercleuch :   Named after the first location Hidden Valley :   Fylingdales early warning station just down the road Mary Roberts :   Mary pauses from her rallying to bring us up to speed Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps Simmer Dim 2003 :   With potted history Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp Two Moons :   They even played some Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Michelle Bradshaw 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church MIRA Final Control :   Where it all comes together National Rally (Bletchley) :   A selection from Bletchley final control Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Mick Ayriss 1970s Gallery :   Years covering the Guinness World Record, start of the training scheme and the Road Safety Rallies 2015 Review :   Reinforced by East Midlands Bikers 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through A Day In Bend :   Saturday 21st May - Here we made contact with the first of our travelling companions Colin & Irene Alcatraz :   Saturday 28th May - I didnt even have to tip the ticket clerk or vote for George Bush Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Annual Tour :   Weston-super-Weather Arrive Bend, Oregon :   Friday 20th May - Whistling the Mama and Papas famous tune I booked the flights to Redmond, Oregon Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Ashby Folville Jun 2005 :   Photos of Classic Night Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Bassett Arms :   Reunion of the Urology Chapter Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Big End 2007 :   Friday and Saturday Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Blog 2009 :   More ramblings of the nutty kitten killer Blog 2010 :   Try this at home Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Bridgeport :   Monday 30th May - There was flooding and projected heavy traffic in the Yosemite National Park Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 C Badges :   Calder Valley to Cyclo, 225 badges, 68 rallies, 27 contributors Calendar (1968) :   From Foxton Locks to the lake District with rallies in Lincolnshire and Blackpool.... California Dreaming :   Index to Mick and Helens dream holiday in West Coast USA Captain Cook :   From 1968 rally and much more Captain Cook Rally :   As it was his first rally Ian (Rocket 3) was press-ganged into logging the details Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Colombres :   With the dials on the Velo pointing straight down showing 65 mph Colombres Day 2 :   Smaller roads seemed more inviting and we had the whole day Colombres Day 3 :   The Cider and Blue Cheese Route Colombres Day 4 :   Marshals seemed to pop just when you needed reassurance Colombres Day 5 :   It took some effort getting the bike out of the ditch Colombres Day 6 :   Hazard perception mode turned on Colombres Day 7 :   We had to spend another day riding in the hills Colombres Day 8 :   The dockside was full with all the familiar faces Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling April :   Lonesome cowboys Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Warming up Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Busting outs Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Getting sweaty Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Cast iron clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling September :   Indian Summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Cycling Tour :   More miles in Morecambe Diamond Lake/ Gold Beach :   Monday 23rd May - We left at 9am on the 38 via steamboat to Roseburg Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dragon 2005 :   An update on the Dragon Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Eureka :   Wednesday 25th May - California taking Highway 101, through the giant redwoods Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Fort Bragg :   Thursday 26th May - Via the Avenue of Giants and the Drive through Tree Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Jet Boat Trip :   Tuesday 24th May - Included in the holiday was the chance to ride the Wild Rogue River by jet boat Lake Tahoe :   Tuesday 31st May - An opportunity to count the pickup trucks with snow ploughs fitted Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Meeting Questionnaire Results :   How keen ex-members are to get down the pub Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos More Skittles :   Some additional photos Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Motorcycle Live 2016 :   More cardigan dribbling Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast NRR Briefing :   Any excuse to go to the Gate Hangs Well National Rally (Bletchley) :   A selection from Bletchley final control National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night New Ellistown Hotel :   The old gang met up to play their Xmas games Norton Fastback :   The ideal long distance touring bike Oakhurst :   Sunday 29th May - Today we learnt about the $2.99 daily specials that Subway offered October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Part 2 Born Again Biker :   An update episode of Born Again Biker Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Postscript :   Being recognised Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Review :   Coasting through the year San Francisco :   Friday 27th May - The road reminded me of the Ayrshire coast in the West of Scotland Shady Cove :   Thursday 2nd June - Clear blue skies and bright sunshine is very misleading Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Shoulder of Mutton :   Another meeting with old friends Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Skittles :   Club versus FRA at the Heathcote Arms Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Start Tour :   Sunday 22nd May - In reception the only bikes we could see were not Harleys and Colin was a little concerned Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Susanville :   Wednesday 1st June - Quite a cool ride but not as cold as the Donner Party experienced in 1846 Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos Terrys Breakfast Run :   A ride in tribute to Terry Riddle The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman To Bend :   Friday 3rd June - The last day of riding our Kawasaki before handing it back Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Tyre Changing Competition :   How about this for up to the minute reporting for your Megaphone; a report of last weeks tyre changing competition.... Ulster by Velo? :   Having an Ulster Week in Leicester inspired me to write about a trip to Ulster... Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes Velo Rally :   Did you ever get the feeling the bikes will outlast the owners? Wales :   Bala and Snowdonia via Lake Vyrnwy, Blaenau Ffestiniog or South Wales, Symonds Yat, Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons and Chepstow West Coast USA :   The bike photos from California Dreaming Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Mick Barr Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Mick Bond BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
Mick Sharpe 1961 :   The Megaphone very first news sheet Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster History from Geoff Lumley :   The club was named the LEICESTER PHOENIX TOURING MOTORCYCLE CLUB Page 2 :   News from the Princess Charlotte
Mike Parry 1970s Gallery :   Years covering the Guinness World Record, start of the training scheme and the Road Safety Rallies Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville Jun 2007 :   Where is everyone? Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Ashby Folville Oct 2003 :   Meet under the pub sign at ten minutes past the hour Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Dick Taylors Snap :   A club run to a railway Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Field Head Hotel :   Carl Wykes sorted out the old club photo albums, visitors book and the membership records Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Martins Racing Years :   Mike Parry has been a special friend since schooldays Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Motorcycle Live 2016 :   More cardigan dribbling Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Mike Pittaway Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Mike Price Big End :   The Leicester Phoenix MCC rally Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down More Skittles :   Some additional photos More from Terry Reynolds :   Participating in exhibitions and Training Scheme events Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles
Mike Risley Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Murdo McCloud Goose Fair :   A lot of memories
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Nev Baum Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Mush More :   Added 50 years later Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing
Nigel Staley ( Nige ) Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations
Nigel Tarratt Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose
Nina Kenchington ( Nina Kersley ) Nina Kersley :   Married to the amazing Mr Kenchington
Niven Withers Niven Withers :   Still living locally and riding a Pan
Noel Robinson Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Noel Sheehan 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue 4th Chase Rally :   In 1977 the Chase Rally shared the same weekend as the Cat Rally BMW :   The report printed in Megaphone BMW Rally :   Towards the end of September 1976 four Phoenix members agreed to go out for a club run Chase Rally :   In November 1976 the Hednesford & District M.C.C. held their third Chase Rally at Chasewater Pleasure Park... Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Run to Silverstone :   This run comprised of Dave Cockerton (F1), Noel Sheehan (200 Yam), Dave Hill and Shirley Crane (T3). Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
Norman Leatherland Review 2012 :   Another year shot to hell
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Paul Cripps Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach
Paul Draycott ( Dirty Eddie ) 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video BSA Lightning :   Home on a 325cc single Bassett Arms :   Reunion of the Urology Chapter Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Cycling August :   Downhill from here Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays London :   Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Motorcycle Live 2010 :   New bikes, old models Motorcycle Live 2011 :   What model would Sir like? Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Live 2014 :   Cardigans wringing with dribble Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Motorcycle Live 2018 :   Nothing here that cant be fixed with a hammer and stilson Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Live P1 :   Signalling a bright year in 2014 Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast NRR Briefing :   Any excuse to go to the Gate Hangs Well National MC Museum 2011 :   A mid week run in the spring October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Velocette Viper :   1959 Velocette Viper sports Wishbones Photos :   Paying homage to great machines Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Paul Dunn 2004 Foz Annual :   The best jokes of 2004 Antelope :   First of four pages about the Antelope Rally Dave Scattergood :   Still in the building trade Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Ox Roast :   A paragraph with link to a Megaphone report Ox Roast Rally :   After numerous reminders from a certain Phoenix committee member Cider by the gallon Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know
Paul Jesson Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well
Paul Lockwood-Lee Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Paul Lockwood-Lee :   Few photos when he was dressed Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve Todds Oddments :   A member during the Seventies and Eighties Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies
Paul Wilson Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on
Pete Gunn Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Pete Hambleton Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Pete Vines 1970s Gallery :   Years covering the Guinness World Record, start of the training scheme and the Road Safety Rallies Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Cycling November :   Plunging into winter First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Italian Job 1 :   On the evening of Wednesday 1st June a motley crowd gathered in Barbara Avenue. Italian Job 2 :   Continuing the adventure of our five explorers Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Norton Owners :   Why I dislike Lutterworth Norton Owners Rally :   The NOC held their annual rally in the grounds of Stanford Hall. Read why! Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs RAC/ACU Scheme :   At the beginning of l976 the Leicester Phoenix began a Rider Training Scheme under the local authority and the RAC/ACU. Racing Freestone Style :   Lead up to the successful 1976 season Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Peter Juby 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable 2006 Entries :   Here is a breakdown (no pun intended!) of the bikes that riders relied on 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through 50th Anniversary :   Combined with Xmas Dinner Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag B Badges :   Bacchus to Bye Bye Blackbird, 478 badges, 141 rallies, 32 contributors BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Big End 2003 :   Report from the chairman on this rally Big End 2004 :   Report and results Big End 2005 Pt 1 :   A damage inventory Big End 2010 :   The Big End at a new location Big End 2011 :   The rally goes from strength to summat Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Founders Day 2019 :   With Leicester Phoenix stand Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays MIRA Final Control :   Where it all comes together Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps Review :   Coasting through the year Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Star Rider Instructor Training :   Star Rider was first thought to be a competitor of the RAC/ACU scheme Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first The Firs :   Alan had just arrived from Canada and not slept for two days The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
Peter Wright ( Wishbone ) 1968 Issue 3 :   I would like to sound out you, the club member and reader of this Megaphone.... 1968 Issue 4 :   More club members would like to help do a job on the committee... 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures 2014 Review :   Meeting and making many friends 2015 Review :   Reinforced by East Midlands Bikers 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through Air Museum Newark :   Friday 19 August Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video BMF Show 2009 :   People, clubs and bikes BSA Lightning :   Home on a 325cc single Bassett Arms :   Reunion of the Urology Chapter Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Big End 2011 :   The rally goes from strength to summat Big End 2012 :   The bar opens at 5pm Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Coventry Transport Museum :   A blustery, sunny autumn ride-out Cycle Season 2011 :   Keeping active and lovin it Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Embers on Tour Cycling April :   April shower Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Cycling April :   Feeling the spring in our saddle Cycling April :   Spring yet no warmer Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling April :   Lonesome cowboys Cycling August :   High Summer Drifters Cycling August :   Downhill from here Cycling August :   Wetting down Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Too hot to handle Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Cooling down for the festivities Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling December :   Cycling for our supper Cycling December :   The festive season Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling February :   Waiting for warmer weather Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling February :   Getting on with the year Cycling February :   Its a long winter Cycling February :   Downhill all the way Cycling February :   False spring Cycling February :   Fingers crossed for the weather Cycling January :   Into a new year Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling January :   Here we go again Cycling January :   Off to a good start Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling July :   Summer cool Cycling July :   Warming up Cycling July :   Making the most of summer Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling July :   High Summer Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling June :   Flaming June Cycling March :   The Year Marches on Cycling March :   Spring rebounds Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling March :   Keep those wheels turning Cycling March :   Out of darkness Cycling March :   Back to winter Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Cycling May :   Spring blossoms Cycling May :   May blossoms Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Cast iron clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling November :   Any sign of winter yet Cycling November :   Some leaves left Cycling November :   Into winter Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling November :   Winter draws on Cycling November :   Plunging into winter Cycling October :   Autumn arrives, autumn leaves Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Cycling October :   Suddenly autumn Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Cycling September :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Early autumn fields Cycling September :   Indian summer Cycling September :   Indian Summer Cycling Tour :   Weston Super Mare Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Daybreakers :   The Daybreak shift Dragon :   The rally that started it all off Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Festive Lunch :   High Cross then Le Bistro Pierre Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Festive Lunch :   Embers festive lunch menu Founders Day 2009 :   The new layout gave more room to walk round Founders Day 2016 :   A pleasant day trying to recall the dream Founders Day 2017 :   More cardigan dribble Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Founders Day 2019 :   With Leicester Phoenix stand Founders Day Video :   Moving pictures, what will they think of next? Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Kegworth Control :   Blurred photos of riders speeding through Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Motorcycle Live 2010 :   New bikes, old models Motorcycle Live 2011 :   What model would Sir like? Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Live 2014 :   Cardigans wringing with dribble Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Motorcycle Live 2016 :   More cardigan dribbling Motorcycle Live 2017 :   Annual pilgrimage to sacrifice savings Motorcycle Live 2018 :   Nothing here that cant be fixed with a hammer and stilson Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Live P1 :   Signalling a bright year in 2014 Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   What its all about Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Motorcycle Runs :   Blowing in the wind NRR Briefing :   Any excuse to go to the Gate Hangs Well National MC Museum 2011 :   A mid week run in the spring National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control National Rally Riders 2013 :   No complaints about this years weather National Rally Riders 2015 :   200 riders passing through Kegworth Control National Rally Riders 2018 :   Ships that pass out in the night National Rally Riders 2019 :   Lost and bewildered National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish New Magazine Cover :   We have had quite a pleasing response to our new look Megaphone. October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Peter Wright :   Back to motorcycling after a thirty year detour Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Review :   Coasting through the year Rockingham Castle :   Tuesday 7 June report Skeggy :   Report on the Skeggy run Skittles :   Club versus FRA at the Heathcote Arms Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty Sunrisers :   The Sunrise shift Terrys Breakfast Run :   A ride in tribute to Terry Riddle Terrys Funeral :   Saying farewell to Terry Riddle Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Velocette Viper :   1959 Velocette Viper sports Wishbones Photos :   Paying homage to great machines
Phil Freestone 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue 2005 Gallery :   Lots of enjoyable evenings spent in good company 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through Ashby Folville Jun 2007 :   Where is everyone? Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Coup de Legend :   A trip to Dijon with old friends Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Dick Taylors Snap :   A club run to a railway Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Help The Club :   Calling for better support from members Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Italian Job 1 :   On the evening of Wednesday 1st June a motley crowd gathered in Barbara Avenue. Italian Job 2 :   Continuing the adventure of our five explorers Laverda 750 :   Ferret takes delivery of a new bike MIRA Final Control :   Where it all comes together Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present National Rally Riders 2018 :   Ships that pass out in the night National Rally Riders 2019 :   Lost and bewildered New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc Peel Explorers :   Playing at racers on the motorway on Friday... Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Postscript :   Being recognised Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Racing Freestone Style :   Lead up to the successful 1976 season Racing Reminiscences :   I finished Part 1 by relating how I fell off in my first race meeting with another meeting the following weekend.... Racing Reminiscences :   Parts Two and Three of Dave Scrivens racing adventures Or nearly racing Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Review :   Coasting through the year Round Midlands Rally :   No excuse is offered for the similarity between our rally and that organised by the Norton Owners Club. Our local rally Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Wales :   Bala and Snowdonia via Lake Vyrnwy, Blaenau Ffestiniog or South Wales, Symonds Yat, Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons and Chepstow Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Phil Hutchinson Elefant 1968 :   Snow, snow, thick thick snow
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Ray Barton ( Dick Barton ) 1961 :   The Megaphone very first news sheet 2006 Foz Annual :   The Comedy Team kept us rolling through the year 2007 Foz Annual :   Another set of rude but funny jokes Foz Lists :   Lists of wit, wisdom, fun and filth History from Geoff Lumley :   The club was named the LEICESTER PHOENIX TOURING MOTORCYCLE CLUB Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Page 2 :   News from the Princess Charlotte Ray Barton :   Added in September 2011 Ray Bartons Photo :   Hot stuff at the local cafe Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes
Ray Tranter Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty
Reuben Wesson 1970s Gallery :   Years covering the Guinness World Record, start of the training scheme and the Road Safety Rallies Classic Bike Clubs :   Blue skies and beautiful bikes Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2006 I :   Ex-members, friends and other bums Founders Day 2016 :   A pleasant day trying to recall the dream More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Review 2017 :   Blowing in the wind Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
Richard Hood ( Andy Hood ) Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun FIM Lublin :   The 1975 rally in Poland Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-...
Richard Jesson Richard Jesson :   Added in January 2009 Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well
Richard Jones My First Rally :   The Sabre Rally was my first rally and as such my reactions were eagerly awaited.... Sabre rally report
Richard Taylor 1973 :   With a new committee and members old and new we are again ready to start to do ourselves up for motorcycling 2005 Gallery :   Lots of enjoyable evenings spent in good company Anecdotes :   Those funny moments that lit up the life of instructors Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling January :   Another new year Cycling January :   Earwig Oh Again Dick Taylors Snap :   A club run to a railway Didnt You Learn To Ride? :   Riding a motorcycle is basically quite a simple feat, despite the apparent difficulties of this very British invention. Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Founders Day 2019 :   With Leicester Phoenix stand Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present More Skittles :   Some additional photos Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Richard Taylor :   Early 70s Megaphone editor Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Richard Townsend Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Rita Smith Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Rob Burgess ( Budge ) History from Geoff Lumley :   The club was named the LEICESTER PHOENIX TOURING MOTORCYCLE CLUB Page 2 :   News from the Princess Charlotte Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes
Rob Dent 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Northumberland :   Seahouses, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Rob Goddard Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Continuing Tale Of Rob :   Here I am again, writing the biggest load of rubbish ever to be palmed off on mankind. Dick Taylors Snap :   A club run to a railway Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Megaphone announcement :   First announcement to the members Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos More Skittles :   Some additional photos Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Record Attempt :   First announcement of plans Review 2010 :   The highs and lows of 2010 Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer
Rob Winnett 2005 Foz Annual :   A tribute to early member Keith Fosberry 2006 Foz Annual :   The Comedy Team kept us rolling through the year 2007 Foz Annual :   Another set of rude but funny jokes 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 2013 Review :   Coping with increasing numbers and road closures 2014 Review :   Meeting and making many friends 2015 Review :   Reinforced by East Midlands Bikers 2016 Review :   Twin Leicestershire Controls 2018 Review :   Where did we go wrong? 2019 Review :   Counting them through Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Ashby Folville Jul 2007 :   Hiding in the crowd Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Captain Cook :   From 1968 rally and much more Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Cooking at Rallies :   How did we keep it down? East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Eric Tindalls Shots :   A couple of black and white photos Founders Day 2005 :   You want bikes? Weve got bikes aplenty Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Greeves Sportsman :   It Greeves to tell of it Halloween Night :   We arranged to meet at the car park at 15 minutes to twelve. Three of us arrived. Ides of March :   A back view through the mists of time Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report More Skittles :   Some additional photos Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles NRR Briefing :   Any excuse to go to the Gate Hangs Well National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control National Rally Riders 2017 :   Passing through Kegworth National Rally Riders 2018 :   Ships that pass out in the night National Rally Riders 2019 :   Lost and bewildered National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish National debrief :   Excuse for a booze after the National Rally cancellation Pre-Elephant :   Preparation for the winter assault Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Review :   Coasting through the year Rob Winnett :   Membership secretary and secretary in the 60s and 70s Scotland :   An obligatory trek round Loch Trool to work up a thirst and then a long ride to the nearest hotel to quench it Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Stag :   Guessing about this one Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes Velo Rally :   Did you ever get the feeling the bikes will outlast the owners? Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page Woburn BMF :   Where the Club took the prizes
Rod Hull ( Pud ) 1960s Gallery :   From the founding of the club through the mods and rockers years Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Keith Fosberry :   Fozs humour gave rise to the Foz Spot Mush More :   Added 50 years later Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Roger Coleman Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Roger Greathead Mush More :   Added 50 years later Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada
Roger Kennedy Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Trevor Evans Pics :   I got round to sorting these pics from 1977
Roger Sharp Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down Training Scheme :   The training scheme began in the mid 70s
Roger Whiteman 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Star & Garter :   We made a special effort to send Alan Jarvis back to Canada with a good impression Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Roland Potter 2006 Foz Annual :   The Comedy Team kept us rolling through the year Adventures of Super Yam :   Timothy William Ignasius Teesbody (twit for short) was born into a humble family on the outskirts of Chipping Norton.... Ashby Folville Jun 2007 :   Where is everyone? Ashby Folville May 2007 :   A few snaps Ashby Folville Oct 2003 :   Meet under the pub sign at ten minutes past the hour Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Bassett Arms :   Reunion of the Urology Chapter Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2012 :   Notes and pokes at lifes jokes Blog 2013 :   Sometimes tekky, sometimes yukky Blog 2017 :   Mustnt gumble - Blog 2018 :   Hold on for another rough ride Club Timetable :   Darts, tyre changing (for fun!) and the usual boozing.... Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Expansion Chamber :   Here is a new edition of the Megaphone Expansion Chamber Festive Lunch :   High Cross then stay there for the food Founders Day 2003 :   Founders Day is the traditional meeting where all the old crinklies congregate Further Adventures :   Now like all race fans I cannot resist poking my nose into affairs that dont concern me. Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Heres How :   A Great New Megaphone Scoop... Start Racing Heres How :   Now lets look at the bike and things to check over to check theyll last the distance. Heres How :   Now we shall put that into practice with a day at the track Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara MZ ES250 :   Runs better with carb attached Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Martins Racing Years :   Mike Parry has been a special friend since schooldays Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles Motorcycle Live 2015 P1 :   Embers arroved with chequebooks at the ready Motorcycle Live 2015 P2 :   Enough tyre kicking to wear out a pair of boots Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Review :   Coasting through the year Road Test on the MZ ES250/2 :   When a seventeen year old boy wants to graduate to a full 250.... Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well The Cock Inn :   A bank holiday motorcycle ride to a good pub The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin The Firs :   Alan had just arrived from Canada and not slept for two days The TT 1976 :   I decided me to return to the Isle of Man TT next year White Lion :   Kettering and District 2009 reunion
Ron Cundell BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Star & Garter :   Alan Jarvis back in Blighty Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry
Ron Rutherford Andys 50th Birthday :   A surprise party organised by Christine Bassett Arms :   Back at a favourite pub to apologise Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester Pork Pie :   A 1980 report from MCN Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Review 2017 :   Blowing in the wind Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Ron Tunks Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Coach & Horses :   Rod (Pud) Hull organised a skittles night to welcome Roger Whiteman Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Mush More :   Added 50 years later Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Roger Greatheads Photos :   Emailed photos from Canada Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
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Sally Sim ( Brunger ) The Firs :   Alan had just arrived from Canada and not slept for two days
Sean Tebbutt Sean Tebbutt :   Another fugitive in the USA
Sharon Stannard 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
Sheila Crane ( Sheila Reynolds ) 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue 4th Chase Rally :   In 1977 the Chase Rally shared the same weekend as the Cat Rally Antelope Rally :   All this and free breakfast BMW :   The report printed in Megaphone BMW Rally :   Towards the end of September 1976 four Phoenix members agreed to go out for a club run Fox Rally :   Terry Reynolds talked David Hill into going to the Fosse Riders rally.
Shirley Crane Antelope Rally :   All this and free breakfast BMW :   The report printed in Megaphone BMW Rally :   Towards the end of September 1976 four Phoenix members agreed to go out for a club run Batavieren 1977 :   Report for Megaphone Batavieren Treffen :   Dave & Hilary Cockerton, Dave Hill & Shirley Crane set off for Holland at 9.00 a.m. on Friday morning... Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Fox Rally :   Terry Reynolds talked David Hill into going to the Fosse Riders rally. Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Run to Silverstone :   This run comprised of Dave Cockerton (F1), Noel Sheehan (200 Yam), Dave Hill and Shirley Crane (T3). S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all. Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
Simon White Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads
Stan Naden Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Blackpool :   Always a popular rally at the end of September Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Race Meetings :   Motorcycle race meetings at Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Brands Hatch and so on Stanford Hall :   Who still remembers the Fellowship of Riders?
Stephen Wagstaff National Rally Riders 2015 :   200 riders passing through Kegworth Control
Steve Brown Ashby Folville May 2007 :   A few snaps Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Bulls Head :   A few ex-members turned up to tell and relive some old adventures, (some of them true) Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Founders Day 2007 :   Another movie. Talkies next Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot More Skittles :   Some additional photos New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Part 2 Born Again Biker :   An update episode of Born Again Biker Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Wheel Dealers :   A topic worthy of its own page
Steve Connolley Pork Pie :   A 1980 report from MCN Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry
Steve Grocott Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down Review 2013 :   A year full of changes
Steve Gurney Golden Eagle Megaphone :   Another contemporary Megaphone report Golden Eagle Rally :   That afternoon had been so sunny I had decided to travel to Staffordshire in the evening... More Dudley Jubbly Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Steve Humpleby Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Steve Newitt Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Steve Price Pork Pie :   A 1980 report from MCN Road Safety Rally Cuttings :   Newspaper reports of the secont Road Safety Rally held in 1979
Steve Todd 1980s Gallery :   The first Big End Rally was in 1980. Club members supported many good causes 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals Big End Early Years :   Photos and fun from the first few years Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Steve & Sophie Wed :   Pictures from Steve Todds wedding Steve Todds Oddments :   A member during the Seventies and Eighties
Steve West Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another
Steve Westley ( Whistle ) Blackpool :   Always a popular rally at the end of September Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Mush More :   Added 50 years later Stanford Hall :   Who still remembers the Fellowship of Riders?
Steve Wheatley Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through
Steve White 1970s Gallery :   Years covering the Guinness World Record, start of the training scheme and the Road Safety Rallies 1976 Issue 2 :   Well the TT is now over and returning home on Steve Whites battered noggin.... Terry Reynolds continues ead itting 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable 2005 Gallery :   Lots of enjoyable evenings spent in good company 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted 4th Chase Rally :   In 1977 the Chase Rally shared the same weekend as the Cat Rally AJS Sceptre :   It was never an easy path Aegir :   I dont wish to bore you but ... Aegir Rally :   The 1976 Aegir Rally was held at Keadly, near Scunthorpe... ...in a pub. Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Antelope Rally :   All this and free breakfast Ashby Folville 2009 :   April to August Ashby Folville Apr 2010 :   Five photos from Steve Ashby Folville Aug 2008 :   Steves collection of classic photos Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Ashby Folville Jul 2005 :   More classic night photos Ashby Folville Jul 2007 :   Hiding in the crowd Ashby Folville Jun 2003 :   This is a popular rendezvous for classic vehicles on the second Tuesdays Ashby Folville Jun 2005 :   Photos of Classic Night Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Ashby Folville May 2010 :   Old and New at Ashby F Ashby Folville Oct 2003 :   Meet under the pub sign at ten minutes past the hour Ashby Folville Sep 2007 :   Last meeting of the season in glorious video BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Bassett Arms :   A small gathering before Christmas Becoming an AJS Owner :   I first became interested in motorcycling as a hobby after I passed my test on a Honda 50... Getting your hands dirty Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Blog 2017 :   Mustnt gumble - Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Camargue :   Very enthusiastic about old British bikes and keen to help with the occasional engineering job Chase Rally :   In November 1976 the Hednesford & District M.C.C. held their third Chase Rally at Chasewater Pleasure Park... Classic Bike Clubs :   Another Stanford Hall meeting Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Cycling April :   Embers Annual Tour Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Founders Day 2004 :   Gathering of old uns Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Gate Hangs Well 2008 :   Warm company before the winter sets in Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Grand Luberon :   The last official riding day Harboro Hotel :   Monday natter night with beer Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Kegworth Control :   Blurred photos of riders speeding through Last Day Provence :   The cylinder head only needed refitting, so it didnt take too long Late 2010 :   A HD video from Steve Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present More Skittles :   Some additional photos More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details Motorbikes :   Singing the praises of your favourite motorcycles My First Rally :   The Sabre Rally was my first rally and as such my reactions were eagerly awaited.... Sabre rally report NRR Briefing :   Any excuse to go to the Gate Hangs Well National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control National Road Rally :   MIRA start and Kegworth finish National debrief :   Excuse for a booze after the National Rally cancellation New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Norton Owners :   Why I dislike Lutterworth Norton Owners Rally :   The NOC held their annual rally in the grounds of Stanford Hall. Read why! Ox Roast :   A paragraph with link to a Megaphone report Ox Roast Rally :   After numerous reminders from a certain Phoenix committee member Cider by the gallon Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Pete Vines :   Club Runs Captain during the 1970s and we enjoyed riding all over the country to ... er ... pubs Petit Luberon :   Another al fresco lunch in the foothills of the Petit Luberon range at Gordes Provence :   Provence is a great biking destination, with its almost empty roads Provence Flight Out :   In Marseilles, I recognised Neil from his photo Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round Rear Observation :   Confess to your youthful dedication to the latest motorcycle fads Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Round Midlands & FIM Rallies :   A photographic event for members only and the FIM Rally at Pau in the south of France. Route de Crete :   The coast, in the area of Cassis, which is between Toulon and Marseilles S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all. Sabre :   Another forgotten rally fortunately with link to contemporary Megaphone report Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first Stinkwheel :   Steve White sends the picture report The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing The TT 1976 :   I decided me to return to the Isle of Man TT next year Treasure Hunt :   A treasure hunt was held on the 11th April 1976 and involved 16 questions on a 51 mile course... Results Trike Night :   Gathering at the Victoria Pub, Coalville Velo Rally :   Collection of oldies plus bikes We all leaned over :   Steve White called round the other Saturday but he didnt manage to catch me cleaning the Norton.... Black Country run Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Steve Williams Rallies :   Intro to the drunken debauchery we enjoyed (or so they told me)
Sue Gandy Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings
Sue Langley Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Bye Bye Bill :   Bill Langley passed away in May 2011 Events :   Darts, draughts and drinking beer Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner More Skittles :   Some additional photos Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Sue Langley :   Sue is the patient supporter of Bill The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing
Sue Smith ( Sue Farmer ) Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Founders Day 2018 :   Bikes, friends, sunshine Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece :   Another South Croxton bun fight Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Kegworth Control :   The motley crew at our National Rally control Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Quorndon Fox :   Twenty friends turned out to meet Derek because they thought he was buying a round S.S. Gt. Britain :   Five bikes went, eight people in all. Solent Club History :   History of the organising club Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Stinkwheel :   And afterwards at the pub Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Sue Tindall Ashby Folville Jul 2004 :   Handing over The Flag Megaphone report :   Dave Smiths reprinted report Press Cuttings :   The publicity generated Recollections :   Members should still be proud of their efforts Velocette Viper Second Owner :   The same Viper rides into the 1970s
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Terry Reynolds 1976 Issue 1 :   Welcome to the latest edition of the most outspoken magazine since the original Bike Mag. Terry Reynolds in the charge 1976 Issue 2 :   Well the TT is now over and returning home on Steve Whites battered noggin.... Terry Reynolds continues ead itting 1976 Issue 3 :   Our membership is now well over seventy and rising.... Terry Reynolds gets into his stride 1976 Issue 4 :   Once again the Megaphone barks, admittedly a little late but it is a bumper edition. 1977 Issue 1 :   A lot happened since the last edition. Terry runs through it for the benefit of those of you who forgot 1976 happenings. 1977 Issue 2 :   Spring 1977 was here at last though a bit of Winter kept slipping back 1977 Issue 3 :   Terry apologised for the late Megaphone due to getting married and moving into our new house. 1977 Issue 4 :   Terry launched the new style Megaphone 1977 Issue 5 :   Terry welcomed members to the Christmas issue 1978 Autumn :   The editor welcomes many new members to their first megaphone 1978 Jan/Feb :   The editor introduces a new year with a full programme 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable 4th Chase Rally :   In 1977 the Chase Rally shared the same weekend as the Cat Rally A Badges :   Abbey to Azzate, 375 badges, 137 rallies, 24 contributors Aegir Rally :   The 1976 Aegir Rally was held at Keadly, near Scunthorpe... ...in a pub. Antelope :   First of four pages about the Antelope Rally Antelope Rally :   All this and free breakfast B Badges :   Bacchus to Bye Bye Blackbird, 478 badges, 141 rallies, 32 contributors BMW :   The report printed in Megaphone BMW Rally :   Towards the end of September 1976 four Phoenix members agreed to go out for a club run Badges :   The alphabetic listings of all the rally badges Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Big End :   The Leicester Phoenix MCC rally Big End 2004 :   Report and results Big End 2005 Pt 2 :   A few more photos of the 2005 rally Big End 2007 :   Friday and Saturday Big End 2017 :   Gearing up for another great weekend Big End 2018 :   We CAN go on meeting like this Big End Rally 1 :   The Motor Cycle News report of the first Big End Bike Shop :   A take on the Monty Python Cheese Shop skit Blackpool :   Always a popular rally at the end of September Bogris New Boots :   X certificate stuff. Anybody likely to be offended is advised not to read it Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun C Badges :   Calder Valley to Cyclo, 225 badges, 68 rallies, 27 contributors Chase :   Report of the Hednesford MCC Chase Rally :   In November 1976 the Hednesford & District M.C.C. held their third Chase Rally at Chasewater Pleasure Park... Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   Who covered 16760 miles Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory D Badges :   Dalesman to Dwyle Funkers, 238 badges, 38 rallies, 35 contributors Dave Scattergood :   Still in the building trade Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times F Badges :   Fair City to FYK, 286 badges, 61 rallies, 24 contributors First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Forthcoming Events :   Many events were organised for the members... Thia was 1976 Fox :   Megaphone report at the time Fox Rally :   Terry Reynolds talked David Hill into going to the Fosse Riders rally. G Badges :   Gabbadon to Gurt Gallybagger, 193 badges, 42 rallies, 27 contributors Gary Coxs Pix :   Keen member during the late 70s - early 80s Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Golden Eagle Megaphone :   Another contemporary Megaphone report Golden Eagle Rally :   That afternoon had been so sunny I had decided to travel to Staffordshire in the evening... More Dudley Jubbly Goose Fair :   A lot of memories Goose Fair Rally :   One of the very best rallies in the calendar is the Goose Fair Rally held by the Clifton and District Club. H Badges :   Haggis to Hufeisen, 133 badges, 47 rallies, 20 contributors Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Heart of England Rally :   It was Dave Scattergoods rally birthday.... Who was there and what they did Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down I Badges :   Ice Moon to Its Your Round, 172 badges, 27 rallies, 24 contributors Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot John Muschialli :   A founder member L Badges :   Lady Godiva to Lydden Circuit, 76 badges, 34 rallies, 19 contributors M Badges :   Maatjes to MZ, 173 badges, 61 rallies, 29 contributors Mastermind Competition :   How to play. Find the colour sequence that your opponent has chosen.... Get the grey cells working Mastermind Competition :   An easy one to start with. Mastermind Competition :   Get your head round these after a couple of pints Meal at the Fleece :   The meal was superbly cooked, the drink was the famous Ruddles County Ale and the company great. Megaphone :   The club journal with a full index More Skittles :   Some additional photos More from Steve White :   Steve has a terrific collection of photographs with details More from Terry Reynolds :   Participating in exhibitions and Training Scheme events My First Rally :   The Sabre Rally was my first rally and as such my reactions were eagerly awaited.... Sabre rally report N Badges :   N-W to Nurnberg, 83 badges, 28 rallies, 20 contributors NVT Rambler :   Caned mercilessly National Rally (Bletchley) :   A selection from Bletchley final control New Committee :   Plus programme of events and races etc New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady New Ellistown Hotel :   Post Xmas natter night Norton Owners :   Why I dislike Lutterworth Norton Owners Rally :   The NOC held their annual rally in the grounds of Stanford Hall. Read why! Ox Roast :   A paragraph with link to a Megaphone report Ox Roast Rally :   After numerous reminders from a certain Phoenix committee member Cider by the gallon P Badges :   Paasei to Punch Bowl, 312 badges, 57 rallies, 31 contributors Part 2 Born Again Biker :   An update episode of Born Again Biker Paul and Lynda Dunn Collection :   Taken at a rally (forget the name) near Birmingham Phoenix History :   In May 1961 five motorcyclists met in the Gate Hangs Well and made plans to form a new club.... See also From The Egg Reubens Photos :   Photos including pictures taken with brother clubs Road Safety Rally Cuttings :   Newspaper reports of the secont Road Safety Rally held in 1979 Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know S Badges :   Sables d Olonne to Sygadyl, 520 badges, 112 rallies, 36 contributors Sahara :   Dedicated to working up a decent thirst for reunions Skittles v Club :   Life is all beer and skittles Snowman Rally :   Competing with the Dragon and the Elephant Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Terry Reynolds :   Up-to-date in 2011 Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Bike Shop :   "Good morning. Is this a bike shop?" "Yes sir, finest in the land."... Pythonesque The Cock Inn :   A bank holiday motorcycle ride to a good pub The TT 1976 :   I decided me to return to the Isle of Man TT next year Treasure Hunt :   A treasure hunt was held on the 11th April 1976 and involved 16 questions on a 51 mile course... Results Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub V Badges :   V Twin to Vulcan, 32 badges, 12 rallies, 6 contributors W Badges :   Wafty Crankers to Wyvern, 159 badges, 54 rallies, 30 contributors Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies
Terry Riddle 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control 2010 Review :   Kegworth Marshals still causing havoc for National Rallyists 2012 Review :   Wind and rain but not downhearted Air Museum Newark :   Friday 19 August Ashby Folville May 2005 :   Mingling into the crowd on classic Tuesday Bassett Arms :   Eleven of the old gang at the old pub Bassett Arms :   Reunion of the Urology Chapter Beer & Skittles :   Life isnt all beer and skittles they say. It includes motorbikes as well Captain Cook :   From 1968 rally and much more Cooking at Rallies :   How did we keep it down? Dunton Bassett Arms :   Eleven ex-members, members and friends scored full marks in the treasure hunt East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period Field Head Hotel :   Carl Wykes sorted out the old club photo albums, visitors book and the membership records Halloween Night :   We arranged to meet at the car park at 15 minutes to twelve. Three of us arrived. Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Ides of March :   A back view through the mists of time Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Review 2013 :   A year full of changes Scotland :   An obligatory trek round Loch Trool to work up a thirst and then a long ride to the nearest hotel to quench it Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Terrys Funeral :   Saying farewell to Terry Riddle The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin White Lion :   Kettering and District 2009 reunion
Tim Wicks Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Cycling April :   Lonesome cowboys Cycling March :   Stopped in our tracks Road Safety Rally Cuttings :   Newspaper reports of the secont Road Safety Rally held in 1979
Tony Bradley ( Tony B ) 2003 Gallery :   Ex-members meet up for a pint and a natter at regular intervals 2006 Review :   Control review 2006 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church BSA Lightning :   Home on a 325cc single Bens Collection :   It is amazing what comes out of the attic Bits And Pieces :   At the recent AGM perhaps the most revealing disclosures were... The 1975 AGM Breakdowns :   We even had tyre changing competitions on club nights just for fun Bristol & Avon :   The return of the SS Great Britain from the Falklands and its renovation struck a chord with the club Captain Cook Rally :   As it was his first rally Ian (Rocket 3) was press-ganged into logging the details Chris & Clive Collection :   Black and white photos from the 60s Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Runs :   Club Runs were scheduled for Sundays throughout the year. They always started from Lee Circle in the centre of Leicester Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling December :   Polishing off the year Cycling July :   Summer, lovin it Cycling June :   Busting out Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Cycling September :   Into autumn Daves Pics :   Some of Daves photos Daybreakers :   The Daybreak shift Devon :   Scrumpy cider caught a couple of the lads out Dick Taylors Snap :   A club run to a railway Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away East Coast :   Generally we avoided seaside towns after the Mods and Rockers period FIM Lublin :   The 1975 rally in Poland FIM Neptun :   The 1976 rally in Romania on the Black Sea FIM Rally 1976 :   Typical day on the road to Rumania FIM Rally Pt 2 :   The Great Escape FIM Rally Pt 3 :   Concluding the story of a trip to Iron Curtain Romania Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Gate Hangs Well :   Welcoming Steve Todd and Alan Jarvis back to Blighty Getting Busted :   Some occasions when we were stopped are recounted here Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Golden Fleece :   Another pub revisited Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Hinckley Knight :   At Martin Sentances suggestion we met up for Sunday lunch Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Inaugural Meeting :   Meeting convened by John Wilmot Lake District :   We sheltered from the rain in the Sun (pub) opposite the campsite Laverda 750 :   Ferret takes delivery of a new bike London :   Earls Court was the venue for the biggest show each year Maps :   How the names are made to appear when the pointer hovers over a face in a photograph Memories of 67 :   The members covered 26,000 miles on official trips Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Micks Memories :   Happy to look back on years past and we can enjoy sharing his photos Motorcycle Rides :   Blowing away the cobwebs Motorcycle Rides :   Embers and friends have a blast Mush More :   Added 50 years later National Rally (Kegworth) :   Photos and reports from the Kegworth control Norton Owners :   Why I dislike Lutterworth Norton Owners Rally :   The NOC held their annual rally in the grounds of Stanford Hall. Read why! Peak District :   Matlock Bath has always been a popular destination for motorcyclists Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Points Competition Results :   After some difficulty this competition has been concluded this year with the following results:-... Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Scheme Beginning :   Canvassing support for the best training time Shamrock :   Nice rally, shame about the Irish Sea Shoulder of Mutton :   Another meeting with old friends Stanford Hall :   Who still remembers the Fellowship of Riders? Steve Whites Third Set :   Random photos from mystery tours (when we got lost) Terry Reynolds Collection :   Collected historical photos The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer The Falcon :   There was a good turnout of members to meet up with Christine (Mansell) and Clive Hodgkin The Harvester :   Sunday lunch and family outing Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Wales :   Bala and Snowdonia via Lake Vyrnwy, Blaenau Ffestiniog or South Wales, Symonds Yat, Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons and Chepstow Wet Days :   There must have been some days when the sun shone on club runs and rallies Yorkshire :   The club camped at Hawes for an August Bank holiday
Tony Loach ( Loachy ) Blog 2008 :   All the ramblings of the crazy webmaster Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Crich Tramway Village :   Report on the Crich run Cycling :   Cycle rides and walks Cycling April :   Back to winter Cycling August :   Looking for sunshine Cycling August :   Long and hot Cycling December :   Head first into the festive season Cycling December :   Oh how we suffer for our heart Cycling January :   Starting like we mean to go on Cycling July :   Exploring further afield Cycling March :   Widening horizons Cycling May :   Casting clouts Cycling May :   Maybe better weather Cycling November :   Shorter days Cycling October :   Cooling down Cycling September :   Last of the Summer wheels Early Dragon Snaps :   Black and whites from 1967 Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present Motorcycle Live 2012 :   The big Brum Show Motorcycle Live 2014 :   Cardigans wringing with dribble Motorcycle Live 2018 :   Nothing here that cant be fixed with a hammer and stilson Motorcycle Live 2019 :   Embers stormed the NEC Motorcycle Live P1 :   Signalling a bright year in 2014 Motorcycle Live P2 :   Deeper into the bikes October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds The Lindens :   Tony came down from Clowne Tony Loach :   Still likes the sound of motorcycles Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Tony Shawley Tony Shawley :   Aint life sweet
Trevor Brewin ( Mac  ) Bassett Arms :   Turning another good pub into a bikers dive Coach House Inn :   In May a dozen ex-members and friends raced round to Mallory Dunton Bassett Arms :   Over 20 ex-embers gathered to remember good times Photos from John Muschialli :   There are lots more photographs Ray Bartons Photo :   Hot stuff at the local cafe The Firs :   Alan had just arrived from Canada and not slept for two days
Trevor Evans 1978 Season :   Other years were less well documented but no less enjoyable BMF Rally 1979 :   The second time we won Best Local Club award Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Club Run Results :   A lot of people covered a lot of miles and the season is only half through Cologne :   As well as enjoying the motorcycle show we also took a ride along the Mosel valley and visited Traben-Trabach Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course Dropping It :   For the times we dropped a bike but walked (or rode) away Foxhunter :   This meeting brought together some of the leading instructors from the RAC/ACU scheme Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays National Rally 1970s :   One run which took members all over the country on roads which were not radial from Leicester New Ellistown Hotel :   A small and friendly gathering with a warm welcome from the landlady Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Shoulder of Mutton :   A long overdue reunion with the K&DMCC at Foxton Shoulder of Mutton :   Stuffed 40 to 10 by the K&D lads Steves Snaps :   Chairman and runs captain at one time or another Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub Trevor Evans Pics :   I got round to sorting these pics from 1977 Zoom :   Zoomable images that retain identifying name maps
Trevor Walton Heart of England :   Report and link to the 1976 report with a photo Round Midlands Rally :   The first rally organised by the Leicester Phoenix Motorcycle Club Results
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Val Fosberry 1960s Gallery :   From the founding of the club through the mods and rockers years Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Keith Fosberry :   Fozs humour gave rise to the Foz Spot Mush More :   Added 50 years later October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Stinkwheel :   The second Stinkwheel at Beaumanor was much bigger than the first The Lindens :   The Old Guard welcomed Derek to Blighty Val Fosberry :   Valerie Burton lived opposite Rod Hull (Pud)
Val Loach Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Mick & Helen Ayriss :   Michaels membership spans from the sixties to the present October Reunion :   Plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Horse and Hounds Tony Loach Photos :   Castle Combe about 1964 Treasure Hunt :   Getting lost on purpose Treasure Hunts :   Treasure hunts were usually a map based exercise on finding the way to a ... er ... pub
Vic Lowen Steve Whites Fifth Set :   Going nowhere in not much of a hurry Steve Whites IOM TT Set :   Happy days on the Island of Dreams and Wings
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Wally Bradshaw 2007 Cancelled :   No, we were not rained off, but we could have been 2009 Review :   An account of 2009 National Rally Kegworth Control Anne of Cleves :   A meeting outside St Marys church Bletchley Final Control :   Tired but proud riders checking in at last Blog 2011 :   Still a cheapskate Course 3/76/3 :   Minutes of meeting & Appendix 1 Special Business plus Breakdown of course First Course Progress :   Minutes of mid course steering meeting Foxhunter :   This meeting brought together some of the leading instructors from the RAC/ACU scheme Golden Fleece 1 :   Phil Freestone organised bunfight Golden Fleece 2 :   More photos of the dogs dinner Hoe Down :   Wallys theatrical diversion at a presentation hoe down Kegworth Control :   The motley crew at our National Rally control MIRA Final Control :   Where it all comes together National Rally (Bletchley) :   A selection from Bletchley final control Peter Jubys 50th :   Traditional birthday party but without the bumps Peterborough :   Ex-chairman Tony Bradley welcomes other ex-members to his Peterborough Hotel Road Safety Rally Cuttings :   Newspaper reports of the secont Road Safety Rally held in 1979 Training Runs :   Keeping instructors sharp
Warwick Pople Brian Gambles Photos :   A keen member in the very early 60s Bulls Head :   Swapping tales and showing memorabilia Club Rooms :   Social activities began at the club room but went far beyond Cycling February :   Winter bites Cycling January :   As we mean to go on Cycling October :   Last of the light nights Cycling October :   Falling into autumn Fozs Founders Photos :   Photos from the very beginning Gate Hangs Well :   We enjoyed an evening with Roger Whiteman and Derek Foster Golden Fleece :   Ex-members braved fog and frost to recall boozy nights Horse and Hounds :   A big turnout for Alan and Clara Horse and Hounds :   Gathered for special birthdays Ray Bartons Photo :   Hot stuff at the local cafe Regalia :   The club badge in its various incarnations Runs and Celebrations :   If you recognise people, let us know Skittles :   Lots of faggots and food as well The Bluebell Hoby :   A chance to plan for the spring and summer The Owl :   The first meeting of the series brought together founder members and the present chairman
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Yvonne Townsend Big End 2004 :   Report and results Dragon 2010 :   Still one of the best Dragon 2011 :   The 50 Jubilee Wootton Bassett :   15000 riders support soldiers families Yvonne Townsend :   Currently living on the isle of Anglesey