Details about the Derby branch

Colours: Black and Blue

Contact: Phil Rickaby


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The branch HQ is:
The Willmot Arms
Derby Rd

Club nights Wednesday 8.00pm.

Triumph DERBY BRANCH on FACEBOOK for blow by blow information
Thursday the 27th of October the Balding bikers are on a trip to the South Yorkshire mining museum. meet as usual 9.30am Willmot arms
Xmas dinner 16th December. £29.95 including dancing girls!!.Payment in full and menu choice to Holy at the pub.Before the 1st of December
2017 we are looking into a weekend in the lakes.For more information

Our meeting HQ weekly meetings start 8.00pm Wednesdays

The Wilmot Arms
DE72 3HA
For a list of our future events and dates e mail



The Wilmot Arms Derby Road Borrowash DE72 3HA - Meets: Wed 8.00pm



Runs are organised for most Sundays throughout the year leaving The Willmot Arms on Sundays 9.30am. We also have a chip shop run on the first Wednesday of the month during the summer Once the clocks go back we have a meal at HQ starting 6.30pm. E.mail For more info

Please try to support the runs. Check regularily as the info here will be much more up to date than Nacelle. We will do everything we can to ensure these runs go ahead. In the event of bad weather the chances are no one will turn up at the meeting point but we always try to ensure there is someone there to tell anyone who does turn up that the event is cancelled.
All bikes are welcome on the runs and we will ride as fast as the slowest bike (unless stated) so please come along on your Meriden or Hinckley for a social run.
All Sunday runs will leave at 09.30 from The Willmot Arms Borrowash. Check out our facebook page for last minute info.



Monthly Meal at our HQ
All welcome order from the bar and meet up with members. All welcome


Monthly Meal at our HQ
Monthly get together for a meal at our HQ. Meet 6.30pm. Normal club night will follow on from the meal. All welcome Partners, Wives, Mistress, Mates. last meal in HQ before we start the monthly fish and chip runs.


Ride Out to Seafish Restaurant Ripley
From: Wilmot Arms
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Ride Out to Bottesford
From: Wilmot Arms
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Our Annual General Meeting. Starting 8.00pm at The Wilmot arms. Your opportunity to have your say and stear the club in the direction you would like to go. If you would like to take up any positions on the committee and get involved please come along. If you have any points to be raised and cannot make the meeting please get in touch

Ride Out to Mablethorpe - Ride to the Dunes
From: Wilmot Arms
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Ride Out to Chip Shop Run
From: Wilmot Arms
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Chip Shop Run to Seafish restaurant in Ripley. Leaving Wilmot Arms. 6.30pm. 45min to 1 hr run. All members welcome If you cannot come on your bike just join us there.Sat Nav ref DE53FP

Endurance Legends Racing
Weekend event at Donington park. Possibility of our club stand at this event. camping will be available. Those not camping will be able to ride out to the event on the day. details meeting times to be advised. We usually leave The Wilmot Arms around 9.30am.We will endeavour to get passes for free entry to the event so we will be asking for individuals details nearer the time when the organisers have confirmed our stand.

MCN festival of Motorcycling
The event is being held at Peterborough Arena. Latest bikes, Kit , Autojumble. Camping for the weekend is £35.00 reduced to £30.00 if there are four or more units. Pre booking @ further details of a ride to the event on one of the days will be posted as soon as we have more information from the organisers.

Ride Out to North Wales,Chester for Breakfast
From: Wilmot Arms
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Annual Holiday
We are now fully booked for a week in Austria and a follow on week in Lake Garda.It will soon be here!!!

Ride Out to Chip Shop to be advised
From: Wilmot Arms
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Summer Barbecue at carsington water derbyshire
Ride leaving as usual 9.30am going up to carsington water and taking part in classic car and bike rally. bring your own burgers and food the barbecue will be waiting for us on arrival. Plenty to look and see all welcome.

Ride Out to Foremark Resovoir
From: Wilmot Arms
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Elvaston castle Steam event
This is our home rally. We have a large stand displaying both Meridian and Hinckley Triumphs. We have the opportunity to ride around the show ring each day and show of our trusty steeds to the crowds attending this festival of transport. Camping is available over the weekend for members. If you want to attend on one or both of the days arrival is by 9.30am and you will be issued with two free entry tickets. If you want to come along and exhibit or just have a good day out. drop me a e mail for tickets We will also be taking names at club night. Further details to follow.

Mallory Park Bike Bonanza
A weekend of Racing and excess bike gazing for all. We will be attending with a club stand showing off as many triumphs from Meridan and Hinckley. We will be having a ride to the event on Sunday morning. Watch this space for further details nearer the time. Members will get free entry when attending on a bike.

VMCC Founders Day
The event is Sunday only. Our stand will be set up on the Saturday. This is the ideal event to get out your bike and enjoy a great day out. We need as many bikes as possible to give a good show on the stand. There is a massive Autojumble for you to pick up that illusive part. We will be having a ride out from the Wilmot Arms on the Sunday Morning for those who are not camping. See the run list for further details.

Ride Out to Stanford Hall
From: Wilmot Arms
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Bike Bonanza
Details a bit sketchy. These dates are provisional we will confirm as soon as dates are confirmed. If this does not go ahead we will be attending The Sutton sea carnival with a camping weekend and a Sunday run from The Wilmot arms in time to ride in the carnival procession. Its a good day out and raises a lot of money for a worthy cause. Fish and chips are a extra bonus.

Ride Out to Sutton on Sea
From: Wilmot arms
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Ride Out to Chip Shop Run
From: Wilmot Arms
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Ride Out to The Ship Skegness,"Rockers Reunion"
From: Wilmot Arms
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Ride Out to Hull The City of Culture 2017
From: Wilmot Arms
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Ride Out to A Chip Shop of distinction
From: Wilmot Arms
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Patterdale Weekend
The deposit s have now been paid and accommodation confirmed for the weekend. Final payment is due at the end of June. 25 Members are booked to go. Details of ride out and travel details will be sent out nearer the date.

Summer Concourse
Wilmot Arms starting at 12.00. Come along and vote for your favourite bike. More details nearer the time


Ride Out to A Chip shop to temp your palet
From: Wilmot Arms
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Ride Out to National Arboretium
From: Tesco Superstore Toton (Free Butties)
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Monthly meal at club HQ
Starting 18.30 just a social evening before club night. Nothing special just good food and a laugh.

Ride Out to National Motorbike Museum
From: Wilmot Arms
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Christmas party
Venue and exact details to be confirmed



  • Chairman

    Nigel Atkin

  • Membership Secretary

    Mick Tubb

  • Regalia & Runs Secretary (joint)

    Martin Gee

  • Runs Secretary (joint)

    Dave Williamson

  • Runs Secretary (Joint)

    Martyn Lee

  • Runs secretary (joint)

    Ian Roberts

  • Scribe

    Phil Rickaby

    If you would like a hard copy of our run dates and news letter e mail me at

  • Show Secretary

    Alan Cooper

  • Treasurer

    Bev Lee

    Discussing the Branch finances with Charlie Boorman!



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