Details about the Leicester branch

Colours: Blue and White

Contact: Roy Maddox - Chairman & Scribe

Website: https://www.tomcc.org/Home/Branch/LE

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Information

Leicester Branch of the TOMCC is open to all owners of Triumph motorcycles irrespective of their place of origin, with an aim to offer something to everyone. We value the involvement of members in all aspects of the clubs activities and events during the year. New ideas are most welcome, so don't be shy in coming forward. Please also note that any published event is subject to change, so please check the events page for any additions, deletions/changes of event before setting out or contact Dick Sleath on 01509 816172 or Bob Jinks 07772271098. In addition, if the weather is particularly good, there will be other runs and we will endeavour to contact all by text a couple of days prior to advise if we have your contact details. Check the events tab below for run details and if you have any suggestions for runs contact Bob or Dick.


HAVE SOME FUN, GET INVOLVED, RIDE HARD, KEEP SAFE

 

Location

The Carrington Arms, 1 Folville St, Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2TE - Meets: First and Third Wednesday of each month from 7.30pm onward

 

Events

Our calendar of activities aims to provide service members so you get value from your TOMCC Membership in Leicester. There will be many events and locations we do not know about so if you are aware of possible diary entries contact Bob Jinks or Dick Sleath.

CLUB NIGHT IS ON THE FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH AND STARTS AT 7.30pm.

PLEASE NOTE THAT BECAUSE OF OUR CHANGE OF VENUE WE ARE NOT SURE WHERE RUNS WILL START CHECK YOUR NEWSLETTER OR FACEBOOK A FEW DAYS BEFORE. RIDE SAFE.

2018

January

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AGM will be on Club Night at our HQ start at 8pm to deal with all the branches business and election of officers. If you have any proposals for the meeting let Roy or Lynda know.

May

PLANE SAILING
The run will last around 2 to 3 hours and will go to the East Midlands Aeropark to view the planes. Meet at the Carington Arms, Ashby Folville. 10am for a 10.30 start.

RUGBY BIKEFEST
Meet at Sainsbury's Car Park 9am for 9.30. We still require a run leader for this run, nay volunteers please contact Roy Maddox.

BSA NATIONAL RALLY
Our annual visit to BSANR in Market Harborough. Depart Sainsbury's Car Park at 10am.

June

DAVENTRY BIKEFEST
Assemble at Sainsbury's Car Park 9am for 9.30 to join the fun in the town centre.

SPEEDWAY MUSEUM
Assemble at Sainsbury's Car Park 9am for a 9.30 start to the museum on the edge of Lonndon.

July

TRIUMPH DAY @ JACKS HILL CAFE
Assemble at Sainsbury's Car Park 9am for a 9.30 start. Join fellow Triumph owners, see some great bikes and excellent food.

TAVERNERS FOUNDERS DAY
THE BIG ONE - Assemble in Sainsbury's Car Park 9am departing at 9.30 to take our place on the Flying Foxes stand and display. NOT TO BE MISSED

August

BRACKLEY MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
A great festival with bikes racing in the streets plus a funfair and bike related stands. assemble at Sainsbury's Car Park 8.30am for 9am start.

MYSTERY BRANCH RIDE OUT
We will assemble at the Carington Arms, Ashby Folville ready for a 10.30 start. It is likely this will be circular route returning to The Carington for lunch. RUN LEADER REQUIRED

CLASSIC TT 2018
BRANCH TO THE CLASSIC TT in the Isle of Man in 2018 we can now confirm that high quality accommodation has been booked with 22 places available. there are still some spaces so let Roy know if you would like to join us for the best biking holiday in the world. The accommodation is only £150 with breakfast for the Saturday to Saturday. We have done nothing about the ferry yet because the 2018 sailing details have not been published yet, but we will provide the info for everyone to book their own tickets as soon as we get it. The Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling brings together five of the biggest and best events in the motorcycle calendar to create a unique and action-packed fortnight of two-wheeled sport in the very heartland of motorcycle racing The Festival, which runs from Saturday 18th August to Friday 31st August 2018, encompasses the nostalgic Classic TT Races, the iconic Manx Grand Prix, the Vintage Motor Cycle Club Rally and Festival of Jurby, the Manx Two Day Trial and the Classic Weekend Trial – all providing a wealth of unbeatable road racing, motorcycling nostalgia and dirt bike action making use of every inch of the island’s stunning scenery and public roads. In addition, the fortnight’s motorcycling celebrations will include themed events, parade laps, and displays of exotic motorcycles, special chat shows, autograph sessions, family entertainment and more. Meanwhile, away from the action, you will find many chances to experience the best of the island’s stunning countryside, award-winning artisan local food and drink and great music and entertainment from the official programme at the paddock and Villa Marina through to the plethora of informal evenings in the island’s many pubs and clubs.

September

BRANCH BBQ
Lynda and Dick Sleath host their famous BBQ. There will also be some on bike fun and games too. EVERYONE WELCOME. 11.30am The Carington Arms, Ashby Folville

TOMCC BONNIE CELEBRATION UTTOXETER
Celebrate the anniversary of the iconic Bonnie meet at the Sainsbury's Car Park leaving prompt at 9am to join in the fun at Uttoxeter Race Course (gee gees not brum brums)

October

RIDE TO THE WALL
We will meet at Sainsbury's Car Park and the join the ride from Forest East Services (North Bound)- Further details to be announced when advised by the organisers.

November

NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM FREE OPEN DAY
Assemble at the Coach and Horses, Markfield departing at 10am for steady country road ride to a great FREE event.

December

LEICESTER BRANCH ANNUAL DINNER AND AWARDS NIGHT
Tickets will be available nearer the date - BUT THIS IS THE EVENT OF THE YEAR NOT TO BE MISSED.

 

Committee

Leicester Branch operates thanks to the voluntary work of the Branch Committee who we introduce below. All are riders and are dedicated to giving your membership of TOMCC real value and having fun. They would be pleased to see you at a Club Night or on a run.

  • Branch Archivist

    Sherren Charlton

    Hard working member attends the vast majority of our events on bob's pillion. Sherren is building our records to pass on to our successors.01162 76779


  • Chairman & Scribe

    Roy Maddox

    A Triumph fan elected in May 2018. Keep in touch and he'll have you in print. News and photos always welcome. email: redroy53@sky.com


  • Elected Member

    Bob Jinks

    Former Chairman of the Branch and regular run leader. Mobile:0772271098. email: trienf24me@gmail.com


  • Elected Member

    June Massey

    0784619793 A keen member and rally attender with partner Tom. email: junemassey@icloud.com


  • Elected Member

    Laurie Lavender

    07583970102 Long standing member with a mass of riding experience. email: laurie.lavender@hotmail.com


  • Membership Secretary & Treasurer

    Lynda Sleath

    See her on our runs with her 1959 Tiger 100. Tel 01509 816172 email sleaths@live.com


  • Run & Events planner

    Dick Sleath

    Don't know what to say about this man - just don't play cards with him! Mobile: 07850 359711 email: sleaths@live.com


 

Gallery

Welcome to the Leicester Branch Gallery which is where we show off a bit. If you would like to share your photographs with the branch email Roy Maddox with a short description and you can show off too.