Mayflower Motor Cycle Club
The National Club with a local feel
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The Mayflower Motorcycle Club is a national club with a local feel -
The club attends rallies all over Europe, including events organised by the F.I.M. In addition, the Mayflower Motorcycle Club organises a full social calendar, including the long-
Over the course of the year, some 80% of the club's 175+ membership attends a club event.which reflects the enthusiasm of its members and may surprise some of the larger local, national and one-
Frosty camping and a warm pub.
An outbreak of furry beasts landed on many heads!
Mayflower boat section; manoeuvring with helpful advice from the bank.
By a warm log fire telling tales of the sea.
Not been off-
I find a BLUE SKY for a short while on the Fosse Way (Which the Romans started to build from AD 46) travelling south into Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire.
At the traffic island near Stretton on Dunsmore l pay my respects to the Immortal 29th Division,with my thoughts of my past visit to Gallipoli,Turkey.
Once in North Oxfordshire the roads are covered in mud & filth,with the Mystic & rider are well and truly lathered up with road grime!
What happened to our road sweepers? -
Tent up and then l take a stroll into Hook Norton with most of the cottages built from yellow oolite Jurassic limestone with thatched roofs.
With lunch on the agenda l find the Pear Tree Inn and l am drawn to the "Yard Arm IPA (7.0%ABV)" (must be the ex-
Time to stroll again via the "Brewery" and on returning to the camp ground, great to see more pilgrims taking to 3 x wheels for the winter months.
A enjoyable evening was spent in The Gate Hangs High which even had a "Rally Menu" on offer.
Sunday morning l took breakfast alfresco in the front of my tent because it had turned quite mild again. So now time to leave and find a "North Oxfordshire Cleansing Station" on the River Stour to help cleanse the Mystic of road grim at the Traitors Ford. Civil War 1642-
The Civil War Armies supply route takes me north to the Battle of EdgeHill.
Next time l find myself in this area l will try and make a social call & check out its ambience at the Castle pub at Edgehill.
Bye for now from Edgehill
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