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Pioneer Run, 18 March 2018

16th May 2018

  Despite the best efforts of the 'Mini Beast from the East' 140 entrants signed on for the 79th SMCC Pioneer Run. However many more entrants were unable travel to the start due to road conditions in their locale and others decided not to. While conditions were poor on Epsom Downs ... Read the full article

SMCC Committee changes

11th May 2018

AGM matters: The SMCC AGM was held at 2pm on 14 April 2018 at the Llama Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex Having completed a 3 year term as club secretary Arnold Marshall along with our minutes secretary Jacqui stood down from these posts at the meeting. All members offered a ... Read the full article

Steam & Cream at the Bluebell Railway

11th April 2018

Thursday 5 July 2018 A provisional booking has been made for members to have a motorcycle ride to the Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex, TN22 2QL for a steam train trip to East Grinstead and cream team. The train leaves Sheffield Park Station at 3.45pm and the motorcycle ride ... Read the full article

New Website

5th February 2018

Welcome to the SMCC’s new website. This is the club members’ website and we look forward to adding your photographs of runs, club night activities and other events along with brief reports and news stories where possible. If you notice any errors please e-mail appropriate corrections. While we have used copy ... Read the full article

No MOT for over forties

11th December 2017

From 20 May 2018 most vehicles over 40 years old (on a rolling basis) will no longer be required to undergo an annual MoT test in the UK, advises the DVSA. This brings the MoT test exemptions in line with those currently applied by DVLA for VED. Selected vehicles including ... Read the full article

Q plate registration marks

11th December 2017

Changes to the UK’s Q plate registration marks. The Q plate mark is awarded only to selected special built vehicles and those for whom their identity or date of manufacture is in doubt. With additional documentary evidence current registered keepers have been able to apply for Q plate replacement with ... Read the full article

Motorcycling in the 50’s

16th August 2017

Nigel Winter has sent through an interesting account by his father of motorcycling in the 1950's and this link to his story contains many period photographs that will interest our club members and website readers.