Brooklands Velocette Day

If you were lucky enough to climb the Test hill at Brooklands last week  you may find your picture here:CLICK HERERegardsTom
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National Rally, Burntwood, WS7 3PH: 30 June – 1 July 2018

Are you planning to attend the Rally? Alan Harper wants to hear from you!Preparations are well under way for the VOC National Rally, organised by the West Midlands Centre and to be held at Burntwood Rugby Club on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July. Once again, Alan Harper is leading on the planning and needs your help to make the rally better than ever.Please email Alan at brassedoff25@gmail.com and
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Club Diary: May 2018 onwards

CLICK HERE FOR LATEST VERSION OF DIARYThe diary contains details of all Centre events except routine meetings held on regular dates. Details for those can be found on the Centre details page, or in any issue of Fishtail.Please send events details and updates for the diary to Mike Williams  at pro@velocetteowners.com Updated 3 May 2018Latest update: Cambridge and North Lincs Centre events
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MALICIOUS EMAIL MESSAGES FROM “FACEBOOK DOCS”A few VOC members have recently reported receiving emails from “Facebook Docs” and claiming that “The Velocette Owners Club Sent You A Document”.These messages are nothing to do with the VOC, nor indeed with Facebook.  They are malicious “phishing” messages which seek to deceive you into revealing personal
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2017 RACING SEASON RESULTSOur two regular TT competitors, Tony Ainley and Dave Burrell, represented the Velocette marque in the 2017 Manx Senior Classic TT.  The Club is pleased to award each of them a contribution of £400 towards the huge expense of competing on the island. We look forward to reading Tony’s account of the event in Fishtail.A total of seven Club Members and three
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IMPORTANT _ MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS by Bill GreenwoodAlex Wood will no longer be acting as Membership Secretary (Renewals). Our Membership Secretaries are the most hard-working of any of the Committee members and the Club is grateful to Alex for volunteering to take over from Mike Spink and for his hard work, in trying circumstances, ever since.  Until a successor is appointed, Bill will handle renewals
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Brooklands 2018 ... date for your diary

There will be a Velocette Owners' Club Day at Brooklands on 29 April 2018.Members will have the opportunity to ride up the Test Hill and on part of the historic embankment, as well as seeing the restored hangar and other works done since our last visit.Please get the date in your diary now and let's see if we can make it the biggest Brooklands gathering of Velos yet!Organised by Chris Stevens. More
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NATIONAL RALLY UPDATE

2017 Rally UpdateWe have arranged a couple of runs this year to accommodate those who wish to put a few miles under their belts, and a shorter run for those who want to potter along and take their time, maybe with a smaller capacity machine.The runs will start at different times to minimise any mix up about getting on the wrong route. Although there will be a few instruction sheets around we’ve
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Vic Pratley, R.I.P.

The Club is saddened to learn of the death of Vic, a long-term member, past Chairman and Trustee of the Club.Vic's funeral will be on Tuesday April 25th at 10.45 am, at St Mary's the Mount Church, Glebe St, Walsall WS1 3NFThe family have asked that Donations in lieu of flowers are made to : St Giles Hospice, Goscote Lane ,Walsall. WS3 1SJ
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New "60 year" Club machine badge !

Those members who attended the AGM will have received a complimentary copy of the new badge ( see below)The next distribution will be to those attending the National Rally and following this all remaining members as at January 1st will receive a badge by post
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DATES FOR LANSDOWNE SERIES 2017

Lansdowne Classic Race Series 2017Following on from last season's racing results, you may like to know when and where it should be possible to see Velos racing in 2017.Here are the dates and circuits at which the Lansdowne series will be run: Date Circuit Provider Notes April 15/16 Pembrey CRMC 4 races May 6/7 Donington Park CRMC 3/4 races Endurance Legends
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VOC Experts' Forum - 9th October 2016

Click on photo to see full size The Experts' Forum at Alcester was well received and the audience were treated to unique insights into the history of Velocettes at the factory and when racing.The Club would like to thank Dennis Quinlan , Ivan Rhodes, Geoff Dodkin, Dennis Frost,  Ken Gardner and Jim Reynolds for giving up their time for us.The proceeding were professionally video-recorded
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More photos from the Annual Rally

Click here for the excellent pics taken by Brian Coldicott
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Photos from Annual Rally

CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS FROM THE RALLY
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Brooklands Photos

To see some photos from the recent Brooklands Velo day : CLICK HERE
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