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1st Dales Run and 2nd Northern Pioneer Run

5th August 2019

Entrants lists including machines and photographs for the 1st dales Run and and 2nd Northern Pioneer Road Test now uploaded on the Events Page. John Emanuel's 1914 water cooled 6HP Humber outfit completed both events  

Surplus motorcycle clothing and boots

19th June 2019

Don Coe has the following available FOC to club members: Black Wolf two piece zip together motorcycling leathers, size = 32in waist Two pairs of worn but acceptable size 8 motorcycle boots, Alpen Stars and BMW Please contact Don Coe <doncoe31@gmail.com>

Club Events

28th May 2019

SMCC Ltd Chairman Arnold Marshall writes: Our Club membership has been steadily growing over the last few years with members joining country wide. To keep this momentum going we would like to provide more opportunities for members to meet, whether pub meets, visits to shows, ride outs or more formal activities. This ... Read the full article

Graham Walker Memorial Run

28th May 2019

57 Graham Walker Memorial Run Sunday 11 August 2019 at The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. Hampshire By kind permission of Lord Montagu An excellent day out for the whole family while dad navigates his cherished machine around the New Forest. Attractions include entry to the National Motor Museum, rides on selected museum vehicles, a guided ... Read the full article

The 1st Oil and Steam Run, Launceston

24th April 2019

Paul Dyson for the Sunbeam MCC Ltd is organising the 1st Oil and Steam Run on Sunday 28 July 2019. The start and finish venue is The Launceston Steam Railway, St Thomas Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8DA. The event is open to anyone riding / driving veteran (pre 1915), vintage ... Read the full article

2019 Pioneer Run® Starter Badges

5th April 2019

The Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club apologises for the starter badges being at the finish rather than the start of this year's event. The consequence being that riders who signed on and started but did not finish did NOT receive their badge. If these riders would like to contact the organiser on ... Read the full article

Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2019

5th April 2019

I am pleased to inform Club members that the following arrangement has been agreed with the Royal Automobile Club and the Bonhams London to Brighton Car Run Steering Group. Following the successful trial in 2018, the 2019 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run (VCR) will include Class 1 pre 1905 ... Read the full article

80th Pioneer Run – 24 March 2019

27th March 2019

Report to follow later:   Facts and figures Total number of entries received: ................... 307 Riders / drivers signed on at Epsom ............... 271 Riders / drivers signed off at Brighton ............ 249 Non-finishers ..................................................... 22   Award winners, prizes and certificates presented  Certificates awarded: (rider's numbers quoted as figures) 60   Frank Dolman - 1912 Douglas 340cc Ladies Model, ... Read the full article

London – Brighton Veteran Car Run (LBVCR)

13th March 2019

I am pleased to inform Club members that the following arrangement has been agreed with the RAC and VCC of GB (London to Brighton Veteran Car Run Steering Group). Following the successful trial in 2018, future London to Brighton Veteran Car Runs (LBVCR) will include Class 1 pre 1905 Motor Cycles, ... Read the full article

The Gatwick Speed Trials 1931 – 1939

6th March 2019

The author of this book, Bill Haylor, who worked at Gatwick during WWII has carefully recorded the history of the motorcycle speed trials held over the timed quarter mile at The Gatwick Horse Racing Course on land owned by John de Gatwick before WWII changed the nature of the site ... Read the full article