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9 th Ixion Calvalcade

6th January 2019

Canon Basil Davies BA was the vicar of St Barnabas Church, Bexhill-on-Sea from 1926 until 1940. However he was better known to every motorcycle enthusiast for more than half a century as Ixion, the renown and respected columnist of the Blue-Un (The Motor Cycle). A prolific writer Canon Davies also ... Read the full article

Have a go trials day

7th November 2018

New event: Trials secretary Neil Sinclair is currently arranging a trials practice / have a go day scheduled for 20 October 2019. Ideal not only for the seasoned rider but also the lapsed enthusiast or those who want to have their first wobble in the mud. All classes of machines ... Read the full article

Pioneer Run 2019 Entry Forms

1st November 2018

The Pioneer Run organising committee have discovered that despite posting over 600 entry forms a month ago to past riders, including all those who entered for the 2018 run, some regular riders haven't received their copies. Loss seems patchy but includes many with surnames beginning with 'R' and 'S' as ... Read the full article

2019 Pioneer Run

1st October 2018

        The Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club Ltd PIONEER RUN®  PRESS RELEASE New Route for the 80th Pioneer Run® for Veteran Motorcycles The Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club founded in 1924 inaugurated the First Pioneer Run® to Brighton in 1930. The Run has been repeated every year since, except ... Read the full article

Shropshire Mid-Week Break, 13 – 17 May 2019

20th September 2018

Regulations and entry forms for the 2019 Shropshire Mid-Week Break, a closed to club members only event, are now available for download from this website or direct from the Secretary of the Meeting. To download visit the calendar or contact Judith Coote at <> Entry closing date is 28 February ... Read the full article

Welsh Week, 22 – 29 June 2019

20th September 2018

Events secretary Baz Staple writes: As regular entrants to this long standing event know John Appleton and Colin Bentham are standing down after many years of superbly satisfying the entrants' needs. Aberystwyth has been the traditional base for the Welsh Week since 1984, but since the University could no longer accommodate us ... Read the full article

1st Bolney Vintage Run and 2nd Summer Pioneer Run

30th August 2018

Rob Pond, his family and friends organised the 1st Summer Pioneer Run in August 2017, and this year to make a full weekend's riding of real motorcycles they added the 1st Bolney Vintage Run. Held on Saturday 18 August 2018 entrants of the 1st Bolney Run enjoyed a longer ride along ... Read the full article

Pinhard Trophy 2018

13th August 2018

The Sunbeam MCC Ltd invite applicants for the prestigious Pinhard Trophy, a gift of the club This award has been presented since 1950 to the best under 21 year old sporting motorcyclist competing under ACU or SACU jurisdiction. Past winners include multi world road racing champions John Surtees and Mike Hailwood, ... Read the full article

Survey and Volunteers

31st July 2018

To date 187 SMCC members have completed and returned survey forms. An excellent response for which SMCC secretary Paul Bullock and the committee offer their thanks. This wealth of response will help the committee steer the club in the directions our members ask for. A sizeable number of respondents offered to ... Read the full article