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2017 Reports:

Sun 17th Sept: Our last run of the year - 17 of us plus we met Roy at Arnside. Knott End to Bullbeck Caton for a brew then on to Devils Bridge over the tops to Arkholme, Carnforth & Arnside, great day! Also thanks to Vic joining us once again from Arnside.

Fairhaven Show: Congratulations to Richard winning best in show!

Sun 3rd Sept: Rivington Barn Run: Just 3 of us braved high winds on the way there from Longridge to Ribchester then Roach Bridge & over Belmont. After lunch torrential rain all the way from Rivington back home (via Coppull, Parbold, Rufford, Tarleton & Preston).  Rivington Bike Sunday was pretty non existant but the Sausage butties were very good so no worries! 90 miles in total, a satisfying if (very) soggy run

Sun 27th Aug: BVPG Stanley Park Show: We won best club stand & Graham won best in show, great result!

w/c 21st Aug - 2nd Sept: 13 of us enjoyed a great Manx GP / Classic TT / VMCCX Manx Rally in the IOM.: On Sunday 27th John, Chris & Richard had a go around the Jurby circuit as part of the Jurby VMCC Festival- Richard being interviewed by Steve Prish for ITV4! Tuesday 29th at the VMCC St Johns concours Richard won best Vintage bike & best overall, well done!

Sun 13th August: Longridge / Waddington Fell Run:Great scenery, glorious weather which 7 of us enjoyed, Broughton to Longridge, Clitheroe, over Waddington Fell to Dunsop Bridge for tea & cake, home via Trough of Bowland, Jubilee Tower & Quernmore Fell Good day had by all!

Sat 12th August: Classics In The Park Show; Miller Park Preston: 10 of us attended this large show, with all you could eat lunch provided!! Congratulations to Barry : Best in show!

Sun 30th July: Lytham Hall Classic show:

Thanks to everyone who turned out to make it one of if not the best show we have put on! Weather held out with sunshine despite earlier forecasts as well. For those who couldn't make it, we had 28 bikes on show, our stand had a IOM TT theme with flags/ TT course memorabilia, photo history of the TT display a 1950's TT film show in a "cinema" gazebo all day which was very popular. We also had a genuine Les Graham Slippery Sam replica, a Barry Sheene replica triple and a Mike Hailwood Honda 500-4 replica, something for everyone!.............Unfortunately, the organisers decided before hand that we couldn't be allowed to win the best club stand award for another year so we weren't in the judging! But WE all know we should have won!

Sun 23rd July : Lancashire Lanes Run: 6 of us set off from Helens to Scorton Oakenclough over Bleasedale to Chipping then past Wild Boar Park to drop down into Dunsop Bridge then on to Slaidburn for fruit pie & ice-cream (someone has to!) Then 4 of us went over Jubilee Tower to Quernmore then on to outskirts of Lancaster for the Glasson Road & brews in Glasson, fab day. (51 glorious miles)

Bull Beck Run: 16th July: Brilliant day 13 of us set off , 4 went to Bull Beck the "short normal route" & 9 of us enjoyed a great run on empty roads in glorious sunshine!! Knott End to Pilling then across to Garstang via Nateby then up to Calder Vale, Oakenclough, then over Harris End Fell to Abbeystead, over Quernmore Fell via Jubillee Tower to Bull Beck (approx 38 miles) then 6 of us went to Glasson -  2 direct & the rest via Devils Bridge, over Arkholme,Halton & Lancaster- what a great day!

Wrea Green Club day display: 20 bikes on show and what with good weather, food provided & loads of interest from the public it turned out to be a very enjoyable day. Many thanks to all who turned out to support us, and to everyone who helped set up & take down our gear

Skipton Big Bike Show Sun 25th June :informal adhoc run to the show - rain at first then it dried up to Clitheroe cross country via Hurst Green then A59 to the show over 150 classic bikes on show thgen we went via A65 & Long Preston to Slaidburn for pie & ice cream! Home via the Trough in sunshine

KNOTT END BIKE DISPLAY (in aid of NW Air Ambulance) Great night 23 bikes on show raised £95 in change from buckets (made up to £150 from club funds)

Sun 18th June: Ribble Steam Railway Classic Show: Good day, glorious sunshine; 12 bikes attending, we were well looked after with free lunch & brews all day!

Sun 4th June: Woody's Crook O'Lune then Arnside Chippy! 15 set off from Knott End to Woody's picnic bar at Crook O'Lune weather at first bit dodgy but 6 of us set then for Arnside in sunshine. Great fish & chips then a brew at Glasson dock on the way home, good day out!

Sun 21st May: Dunsop Bridge Run: New Route!!

Great day in spite of the low numbers, everyone agreed the new route was a really enjoyable run around the lanes.
6 of us set off from Scorton to Oakenclough, unfortunately Chris's head gasket blew so he had to bail out & limp home, from Oakenclough to Bleasdale & then Chipping, in Chipping following the Wild Boar Park signs we then ended up at Dunsop Bridge Village hall for cake & tea (£1 for a POT of tea & £1 for piece of cake!!), From Dunsop to Glasson via Jubillee Tower, Quernmore & Cockerham. More tea later we made our way home at about 1:30pm about 43 miles in total. All voted one for next year!