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Reading Ride Out to Sammy Millers Museum, 12.07.09


A ride out to Sammy Millers Museum at New Milton, Hampshire was arranged for the 12th of July.  Andi prepared the route and led the run and Chris volunteered to be tail end charlie.  A total of ten bikes met up at The Swan; Andi, CBR600, Mick CB,1000R, Mia VT750, Bryan, CBF1000, Ian, CBF1000, Dave and Di, VTR1000, Taz and Stacey, Varadero, Colin, Fireblade, Roger VF750C and Chris, VFR750.  We departed just after 10.00 and made our way across country to Newbury before picking up the A4.  On the run in to Newbury, Bryan unfortunately picked up a puncture and his ride was terminated.  He was later rescued by the AA but a new tyre was required.
 
From Newbury we headed along the A4 to Hungerford and then turned south and made for Salisbury.  We encountered a bit of a shower on the way but it soon passed and we didn't have to make any unscheduled stops for waterproofs.  At Salisbury we stopped for fuel and light refreshments for about 15 minutes before getting on our way again.  We made for Shaftesbury before heading up zig zag hill and then riding the spectacular ridge towards Verwood.  We dropped down into Ringwood and finally into New Milton and Sammy Millers Museum.
 
Lunch was taken before a tour of the museum, which was very interesting and included some beautiful, classic racing Hondas.  Soon though it was time to leave and we made our way up through Romsey and Winchester to West Meon where we stopped for the last time at Loomies Cafe.  We made our ways home from there having had a really good day.  Thanks to Andi for putting together a cracking route with some breathtaking scenery and great roads.
 
 
 
Lunchtime at Sammy Millers
 
 
 
BSA C15 Off Roader
 
 
 
Vincent Black Shadow
 
 
 
Ariel Square 4, 600cc OHC
 
 
 
Vincent Black Lightning
 
 
 
Honda CB92 Benly
 
 
 
Honda RC163 250cc Four
 
 
 
Honda RS125
 
 
 
Honda CR110
 
 
 
Honda CR93
 
 
 
Gilera 500 Four
 
 
 
AJS 500 Water Cooled Supercharged V4
 
 
 
AJS 500 Porcupine
 

 
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Please contact Chris Ward if you would like more information about the Branch
either e-mail reading@hoc.org.uk or ring 07899 967327

Meets at the The Swan, Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading RG7 1AT
on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 7.30pm.
 

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