Mid-Week Run – 19th September 2018

Through the auspices of Vic Blake we were kindly invited by Andy Beswick to view his collection of stationary engines and motorcycles of which there were many. Not that I’ve spent any time in the serious quest of stationary engines in the past, but I think it’s fair to comment that Andy has as many…

Mid-week Run – Owen Tyler Run Reprise – 8th August 2018

When I joined the Section in 2002 the traditional Owen Tyler Run started at the Memorial Hall in Riseley and continued thereafter until 2010 when the start moved to Padworth Village Hall and then to Hurst in 2014. It, therefore, seemed worthwhile after such a long time to have a reprise of the run starting…

Ride A Bike Night – 31st July 2018

There was a disparate range of machinery to be seen at the August club night covering the pre-war era right the way through to modern times. It was initially billed as a noggin and natter, but having postponed the girder fork evening in May and then our main girder fork run just this last Sunday…

Girder Fork/Rigid/Low Power Run Cancelled

Somewhat reluctantly we have decided to cancel tomorrow’s run as the met office weather forecast is diabolical, continuous rain from 7am through to 15.00pm with very strong winds, almost unbelievable after the continuous fine weather of late. Can you please pass on this information to anyone you may know who doesn’t have access to email.…

Mid-Week Run – Dauntsey Lock – 11th July 2018

At the AGM in January, a request was made for volunteers to take on the organisation of a mid-week run to lessen the load on the committee and to add different views on possible routes and venues. Paul Fenton organised one earlier in the year to the REME Museum at RAF Lyneham, Malcolm Bryant to…