Jumpstart 2024 Flyer

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Announcing the return of the Centre 6 Jumpstart party. 10th-12th May 2024Whittingham clubOld Whittingham Hospital GroundsWhittingham, Preston PR3 2JEDJ Ian on Friday & Saturday nightTICKETS -camping £12.50 pp Some Electric hook-up’s available at extra cost- pre book Limited numbers. This is a Pre-Booked ticket event only Sorry-no room for party tents, gazebos or awnings Download the pdf flyer:

Welcome to our new members in October 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in October. Richard Weaver, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset – Centre 17 (30th October) Robertas Giedraitis, London – Centre 9 ( 21st October) Ian Taylor, High Peak, Derbyshire – Centre 6 (16th October)

International Rally 2024

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VSOC International Rally – 6th to 9th June 2024 Pre-erected tents are now available at a cost of £200, which also includes two camp beds. You will need to bring your own sleeping bags.Imagine riding up to the rally site and not having to put up a tent. Just place your gear in the tent, meet your friends and get on with the weekend. Venue: Doncaster Knights RFCCastle ParkArmthorpe RoadDoncasterDN2 5QB Here’s a Google map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/q2gooo6LStkhcx4z7 Event Highlights: Amenities: Accommodation: … Read More

VSOC Executive Committee Vacancies – Update

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Hello all, There are still a number of vacancies for the VSOC Executive Committee The vacant positions are: Job descriptions for all of these are attached here. The VSOC is a fantastic, all-inclusive owners club that has been part of members’ lives for 30 years.If you think you can contribute to the club you love, then please consider these positions. You can apply to:Fran (Club Treasurer) treasurer@vsoc.org.ukor Malcolm (Club Secretary) secretary.vsoc@gmail.com or to myself Mick (Chair) chair@vsoc.org.uk Thank youMick Shakespeare … Read More

Centre 15 2024 Rally Details and Poster

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V.S.O.C Centre 15The Smugglers Present FUBAR in FOLKESTONE 2Friday 23rd– Monday 26th August 2024 Folkestone Rugby ClubNew Burlington GroundFolkestoneKentCT18 8BH DJ & live music on Friday & Saturday, DJ Sunday.“Sensible” Beer price’s, Good Food.Tattooist, Raffle, Free Tea & Coffee. Saturday Night Theme “St Patricks Day Shenanigans” Advance ticket price; £20.00 On the gate price; £22.00 Download the flyer here:

Centre 10 Charity Party

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Centre 10 Charity Party When? 22nd, 23rd and 24th September 2023 (NO Thursday evening arrival this year) Where? Eternit Sports & Social Club:Whaddon Rd, Meldreth, Royston. SG8 5RL https://goo.gl/maps/w87Wf3UsGegsMvcu7 Contact Info Jeff WilkinsTel: 07802 906842Email: jeff.wilkins@btinternet.com

Experience the Ultimate Thrill at the Isle of Man TT 2024 with Our Exclusive Offer

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Dear Yamaha Virago Star Owners Club Members, Are you ready to embark on a motorcycle journey like no other? Imagine the roaring engines, the adrenaline-charged atmosphere, and the thrill of witnessing the most legendary road racing event in the world – the Isle of Man TT.  We are excited to present an opportunity that’s tailored exclusively for members of The Yamaha Virago Star Owners Club  – an unforgettable adventure at the Isle of Man TT 2024. The Isle of Man TT is not just … Read More

New Executive Committee Members

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Dear Member, On Monday the 7th August a National Committee meeting was held to discuss executive applications and vote on a new Executive committee. As you all know there has been a three month period where executive roles have been advertised and applications invited. This was brought about by the resignation of our last Chairman. Our long-serving secretary and treasurer, Malcolm and Anne Bland, wishing to step down at the next AGM in November, also the Merchandise officer stepping down … Read More

Welcome to our new members in August 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in August. Lee Stevens, King’s Lynn, Norfolk – Centre 10 (31st August) Shirley Woodhouse, Widnes, Cheshire – Centre 6 (27th August) Antony Price, Ipswich, Suffolk – Centre 10 (25th August) Anne Campbell, Rugby, Warwickshire – Centre 8 (21st August) Julie Fraser-Burton, Ockbrook, Derbyshire – Centre 9 (17th August) Jon Plant, Scarborough, North Yorkshire – Centre 5 (9th August) Brian Lupton, Camborne, Cornwall – Centre 18 (7th August) Ryan Crawford, Nottingham – … Read More

Welcome to our new members in July 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in July. Glen Dellow, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire – Centre 10 (30th July) Denvee Whittaker, Stalybridge, Cheshire – Centre 6 (27th July) Neil Clayton, Rotherham, Yorkshire – Centre 9 (24th July) Rob Goozee, Trowbridge, Wiltshire – Centre 17 (19th July) Sarah Jones, Storrington Pulborough, West Sussex – Centre 14 (18th July) Allan Baker, Chapel Hill, Lincolnshire – Centre 9 (11th July) Paul Griffin-Teall, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire – Centre 9 (5th July) Ryland Scott, … Read More

Welcome to our new members in June 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in June. Ian Hanley, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire – Centre 19 (24th June) Barry Falkingham, Swadlincote, Derbyshire – Centre 9 (18th June) Ian Redgate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire – Centre 9 (12th June) John Johnston, Coalville, Leicestershire – Centre 9 (9th June) Ian Sawyer, Winsford, Cheshire – Centre 6 (4th June) Peter Spencer, Barnsley, South Yorkshire – Centre 5 (3rd June) Richie Mclellan, Frinton on sea, Essex – Centre 10 (2nd June)

Welcome to our new members in May 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in May. David Jones, Daventry, Northants – Centre 8 (30th May) Michael Gibbins, Andover, Hampshire – Centre 17 (28th May) Lee Francis, New Milton, Hampshire – Centre 17 (28th May) Tom Ashworth, Chorley, Lancashire – Centre 6 (19th May) Joe Easterbrook, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire – Centre 9 (14th May) Brian John Butler, Henley in Arden – Centre 8 (14th May) Greg Brownhill, Whitby, North Yorkshire – Centre 6 (9th May) Ian Fearnsides, … Read More

Notice – C10 Rally Motorhome and Caravan Capacity

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Good Morning, This is to let all members know that we have reached our Maximum permitted Motorhome/Caravan capacity for our rally at the end of May. Anyone who hasn’t already reserved a spot and is wishing to attend in a MH/CV must now find their own external campsite to pitch at. Many thanks for your understandingJeff Wilkins

Steve ‘Posti’ Manders (C17)

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To all fellow members of the VSOC.We have been invited to attend the funeral of Steve Manders, better known by us as Posti.Arrangements as below:- Final arrangements for the funeral of Steve “Posti” Manders. Thursday 4th May. 13.15 Meet at 67 Buckthorn Row, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9WE 14.00 West Wiltshire Crematorium, Devizes Road, Semington. Trowbridge Wiltshire BA14 6HL The wake will be held at Trowbridge Rugby Football Club (BA14 6JB) Lounge Bar 3-5pm. Buffet food will be provided. Donations to … Read More

VSOC Executive Committee Vacancies

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Hello all, I hope you’re all well, eager and enthusiastic for the coming biking year. You’ll will be pleased to know that we have fully functioning Executive and National committees and that it will definitely be “business as usual”, however you feel about that. A National Committee meeting was held on 12th April 2023 and now the club needs to go through the process of asking for applicants to fill vacant roles and roles where the present executives would like … Read More

Welcome to our new members in April 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in April. Graham Trundell, Sacombe Ware, Herts – Centre 13 (30th April) Chris Sakalas, Countesthorpe, Leicestershire – Centre 9 (14th April) Keith Burnett, Loughborough, Leicestershire – Centre 9 (12th April) Graham Chapman, Worcester, Worcestershire – Centre 8 (10th April)