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-
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
March: Nottinghamshire …
Leaving early on Friday the overcast sky was darkening rapidly and I would have been expecting a heavy downpour had I not known of the eclipse. Others with clear sky reported an inability to leave until the observations of the return of the sun god had been completed.
After the early gloom the clouds cleared for me as well leading to a dry and occasionally sunny weekend. The cold wind though did encourage indoor pursuits and some even demonstrated impressive culinary camping skills.
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