Meeting the Neighbours (A joint run with the Notts and Derby Section)


Mick Dughan has sent this report on a very successful joint run with the Notts and Derby Section that was led by Mick Leach who also supplied the photographs.. Eddy


On Saturday June 19th members of the Burton and District Section met with fellow VMCC members from the Notts and Derby Section for a joint ride, starting from the Markeaton island at Derby.

Led by Mick Leach, 18 riders and a few pillions passengers headed out of Derby through Mickleover and out into the countryside via Findern.

The route then meandered through several nice villages in Derbyshire and on into Leicestershire, eventually reaching Moira where we paused for a break and a chat.

Since it was a lovely afternoon the venue, Moira Furnace, one of Burton Section’s waypoints, was quite busy with people enjoying the refreshments and facilities. They were quite pleased to have the added attraction of a classic motorcycle display, and many took photographs and asked questions about the machines.

After a good break, a few members who live near headed home from Moira, while the rest returned to the start point via a few more lovely villages.

Thanks to Mick for a great run and to all for the good company.  Mick Dughan

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