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Updating of Website

I have updated the website to include all known planned Section meetings for 2015. Please note that the London and Herts.Cambs Section Meetings are not included as they are less regular and venues are not always known in […]

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Annual Rally

The Annual Rally was held in brilliant sunshine and was enjoyed by everyone over the weekend 21st/22nd June at the usual venue. We were pleased to welcome several first time visitors some of whom had travelled considerable distances. […]

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LDMCC A.G.M.

At The AGM Dave Richmond was elected as the new Chairman of The London Douglas Motor Cycle Club Ltd. upon the retirement of Chris Wright. All other Committee members were re-elected for another year. One major change in […]

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Updating of Website

I have updated the website to include dates of section meetings for 2014. Some dates are being sought from Section secretaries. I have also included details of events that are popular with Club members and in which members usually […]

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Regalia

Please note that the stocks of Regalia have now been moved to the new location in Kent and all future orders/enquiries should be sent to the new Regalia Secretary elected at the AGM. The existing email address for […]

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LDMCC Annual Rally

The Annual Rally weekend 21st to 23rd June was its usual success. Weather was mixed with only a short shower on Sunday afternoon. High winds caused some excitement with the marquee on Saturday and also during dismantling on […]

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Club Section Meetings.

Please note that the Kent Section Meeting will exceptionally take place at the Chairman’s residence for July only. The first meeting has now taken place at the new venue for the Surrey Hants section and it has been confirmed […]

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Petrol Tank Colours Veteran and Vintage models

Due to the elimination of certain pigments and changes in formulation of paints due to environmental legislation the colours of Blue (Rootes Oxford Blue) and Silver (Vauxhall Sebring Silver Starmist) used on the petrol tanks of early Douglas models […]

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Club Spares 1907 to 1939 and 1945 to 1957

Please note that these services are now co-located with Dick Bradley at the address given in the last Issue of New Conrod and included in the “Members Only” area of this website. Email addresses are unchanged as they are […]

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Chairman’s Run

Chairman's Run 2012

Blessed with brilliant weather the Chairman’s Run of 40.5 miles was held on Sunday 26th August. The earlier date this year meant that some regulars were unable to be present but nevertheless nine machines took part, eight Douglas […]

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The Oude Klepper Parade

Two Pre-war Douglas at Oude Klepper Parade, 2012

Once again in August, our group of LDMCC members and friends ventured across the channel to De Haan in Belgium for the Oude Klepper Parade. This annual event of about sixty machines manufactured before 1921 covers a route […]

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International West Kent Run

A truly International event organised by The VMCC with large numbers of our continental neighbours arriving on site as early as Wednesday and Thursday 1st/2nd of August. Some 180 machines took part in the social run on Friday. […]

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Brands Hatch

The LDMCC display at the BMRC event at Brands Hatch July 30th 2012

On Sunday 29th July at the invitation of the British Motor Cycle Racing Club the LDMCC was invited to have a stand in the Paddock of the Brands Hatch Racing Circuit in Kent, together with several other Clubs, […]

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Paul Finn Vintage & Classic Rally 2012

This event in support of The Lynwood Home at Ascot, Berkshire, in aid of “ben”, the automotive industry charity, is an annual event, taking place Saturday 30th June this year, comprising a Run of Vintage and Classic vehicles, cars and motorcycles. […]

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The 2012 Douglas Rally

With the Rally accommodation arranged to last for a full week this year several outfits arrived early on Wednesday morning in spite of the weather which had reverted after two days of sunshine to its monsoon conditions again, […]

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