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Solex-friendly ride in Holland 29th May ??? 3rd June 2019.

Posted by Paul G on November 4, 2018 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

One of our regular contributors to the Forum, Solexrunner (Uwe), has organised an event in Holland next year and invites members of Velosolex Club U.K. to join him with other Solex and moped riders for a long weekend of rides.

You can see all the information, camping details, hotel accommodation and ride details in the calendar here:

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Updated - Filling in the D.V.L.A. V55/5 form

Posted by Paul G on October 22, 2018 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The V55/5 form has recently been updated with a few more questions being added. Fortunately, none of these extra questions has any relevance to getting a Solex registered. Also, the form can now be downloaded instead of having to apply for it online.


The ‘Getting a Solex registered’ information at the top of the page in the blue header bar has been updated to reflect t...

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Webs.com reply to problem of new members not being able to log on

Posted by Paul G on October 1, 2018 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The following e-mail was sent to me by Webs.com regarding the Captcha V1 ‘security’ problem preventing new members from progressing their application:


Nick (Webs 3.0)

Oct 1, 11:58 EDT


Hello,

The issue you have repor...

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Essex on my Velosolex website

Posted by Paul G on April 8, 2018 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (4)

The Essex on my Velosolex website: www.essexonmyvelosolex.co.uk has had a makeover and been updated.


Go and have a look at the rides to be planned for the rest of 2018, the gallery of previous rides, reviews, news, videos - and there is now merchandise available!


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Parts list for the S 3300 moteur and cycle added.

Posted by Paul G on January 2, 2018 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (1)

A new (English language) parts list covering the S 3300 engine and cycle has been added to the SOLEX REFERENCE SECTION.


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U.K. Government issues more information regarding the 40 year M.O.T. exemption

Posted by Paul G on December 18, 2017 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The following information has been issued by H.M. Government this morning with regard to ‘Vehicles of Historic Interest’ and their exemption from requiring an M.O.T. after 20th May 2018 (providing it has not been substantially changed in the last 30 years.)


www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/up...

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Another Solex-friendly event planned for 1st - 3rd June 2018 in Rotherham

Posted by Paul G on October 16, 2017 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (10)

The following information is provisional and was first published on the E.A.C.C. Forum 16/10/17. Further updates will be added as soon as they become available.



Hi fellow E.A.C.C. members.


We are going to run an E.A.C.C. event the first w/end in June 2018. Camping will be available for those travelling long distances. There will be rides out over the w/end [and a recovery vehicle]. I have also posted this event on one of our sister forums...

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New Cyclemotor Event for 29th July, 2018 - details released

Posted by Paul G on October 9, 2017 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Details of the new Cyclemotor Event have just been released in the M-A-C magazine, no 42. (The newsletter of the E.A.C.C.) Printed below is the information so far:


SUNDAY, 29th JULY, 2018

The CARD Run starts at Iliffe Way, Stowmarket. IP14 1SL

CARD = Cyclemotors And Roller Drive. This will be a shorter, gently paced ride for the slower machines: cyclemotors, VéloSoleXes, etc.


The run wi...

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Very short notice new event - The Inaugural Derek Ashworth Celebration Run

Posted by Paul G on September 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The following information has been posted in the guest book:


From Frank Brzeski.


An Invite to your members to a run in the northwest for machines with engines and pedals


The Inaugural Derek Ashworth Celebration Run


With unavoidably short notice, this will set out from the Farmers' Arms, Chorley Road, Bispham Green, Parbold L40 3SL on Sunday 1 October 20...

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Roadworthiness testing exemption to be a 40 year rolling date?

Posted by Paul G on September 15, 2017 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (2)

It looks like the U.K. Government have decided to bring the M.O.T. roadworthiness testing exemption in line with the 40-year rolling date for Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax). As we all know, vehicles manufactured before 1st January 1960 are currently M.O.T. exempt. But now it would appear this could well apply to any vehicle over 40 years old and it would be a rolling date. If it happens, (see page 11 of the top consultation paper) the likely introduction date could be 20th May, 2018.

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