DEVON AUTOCYCLISTS DIARY

If you have a suggestion for an event and would like to organise something please contact us. We will also add in events organized by other NACC Sections if you feel like visiting some of our enthusiast in their areas. We reserve the right to make alterations to the diary list. Temporary club membership availible to none members wishing to take part.

2017 Dates

Sunday 1 October Lydford 3.5 - Peter is doing a rerun of the weather beaten ride we had in April so again we meet at the car park opposite the Castle Inn Lydford. Meet up around 10am for an 11am start, ride around the fringes of Lydford and Dartmoor. Half way stop for refreshments at the Roadford Lake cafe, Contact Roy through the contacts page or Peter on 01822 820520 Membership cards please and back up trailer needed, £3 day membership for none members View event on Facebook

Sunday 5 November 9th Devon Dipper Run This run has become an established run in our calendar and the ride being mostly minor roads and autumn country lanes. This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The Cat and Fiddle on the Sidmouth Rd for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. Going to try the Cat and Fiddle this year as think it should provide better seated for us, going to add a couple of miles to the route for the return journey but you love that. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or via the contacts page. If you’re unable to ride just come along for the day or maybe help with a backup trailer.

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 July Devon Autocyclists NACC Club Stand, come along and display some of your bikes with us at this great location and ride the Chip Shop Run. Contact Roy & Theresa tel 01392 469451 or via the contacts page. We will be setting the stand up on the Friday so come along and help or meet some of the members and of course The Chip Shop Run starts at 5.30pm it’s a short ride to Dawlish to pick up chips and back for fish and chip supper. Need more people attending this year as numbers were low last year, also need more help with the stand, thanks. More information here

Sunday 4 June Buzzing to Bickleigh - Ride is from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, through some lovely Devon lanes with a stop at Bickleigh Mill on the river Exe for lunch and refreshments, returning to Pinhoe for tea and buns. Contact Roy & Theresa tel 01392 469451 or via the contacts page. If you’re unable to ride just come along for the day or maybe help with a backup trailer

Sunday 30 April Lydford 3 - Meet at the car park opposite the Castle Inn in Lydford. Meet up around 10am for a 11am start, ride around the fringes of Lydford and Dartmoor. Half way stop for refreshments. Contact Roy through the contacts page or Peter on 01822 820520 Membership cards please and back up trailer needed, £3 day membership for none members View event on Facebook

Sunday 12 February Valleytines Run - Starting from Pete & Shani's in Teigngrace TQ12 6QN through the back lanes to The Royal Oak in Dunsford and return for afternoon tea and some goodies, 10am for 11am start. Contact Pete and Shani 01626 364095 or me through the contacts page, not cyclemotor friendly so a good moped or small bike would be good

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 February [Somerset Section] NACC club stand at the Bath and West show ground at Shepton Mallet; click here for more information

2016 Dates

Sunday 6 November 9th Devon Dipper Run - This run has become an established run in our calendar and the ride being mostly minor roads and autumn country lanes. This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The Cat and Fiddle on the Sidmouth Rd for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. Going to try the Cat and Fiddle this year as think it should provide better seated for us, going to add a couple of miles to the route for the return journey but you love that. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or or via our contacts page. If you’re unable to ride just come along for the day or maybe help with a backup trailer.

[Somerset Section & Avon Section] Sunday 16 October Codrington Canter, The Wishing Well PH, Codrington, BS37 6RY Contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or rodwestern@outlook.com

Sunday 25 November Exmouth Ride from Exeter to view a collection of early cycles and club machine. More information available via our Facebook page.

[Somerset Section & Avon Section] Sunday 25 September Between The Bridges Run, The Plough PH, Easter Compton BS35 6RY Contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or rodwestern@outlook.com

[Somerset Section & Avon Section] Sunday 21 August South Glos Saunter, The Fox and Hounds PH, Acton Turville GL9 1HW Contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or rodwestern@outlook.com

[Somerset Section & Avon Section] Sunday 24 July Avon Vale Amble, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station BS30 6HD Contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or rodwestern@outlook.com

Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 July Powderham NACC Club Stand & Chip Shop Run - Devon Autocyclists NACC Club Stand, come along and display some of your bikes with us at this great location and ride the Chip Shop Run. Contact Roy & Theresa tel 01392 469451 or via our contacts page. We will be setting the stand up on the Friday so come along and help or meet some of the members and of course The Chip Shop Run starts at 5.30pm it’s a short ride and chips have always been good. Historic Vehicle Gathering

[Somerset Section & Avon Section] Sunday 12 June West Wilts Wander - The Fox and Hounds PH, Acton Turville GL9 1HW Contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or rodwestern@outlook.com

Sunday 5 June Buzzing to Bickleigh - Ride is from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, through some lovely Devon lanes with a stop at Bickleigh Mill on the River Exe for lunch and refreshments, returning to Pinhoe for tea and buns. Contact Roy & Theresa tel 01392 469451 or via our contacts page. If you’re unable to ride just come along for the day or maybe help with a backup trailer.

[Somerset Section & Avon Section] Sunday 24 April Severn Vale Saunter, The Salutation PH, Ham Nr Berkeley GL13 9QH Contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or rodwestern@outlook.com

Sunday 21 February Valleytines Run - Starting from Pete & Shani's in Teigngrace TQ12 6QN through the back lanes to The Royal Oak in Dunsford and return for afternoon tea and some goodies, 10am for 11am start. Contact Pete and Shani 01626 364095 or me through the acts page, not cyclemotor friendly so a good moped or small bike would be good.

[NACC Somerset Section] Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February - NACC Club Stand at the 36th Carole Nash Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show at the Bath & West Show Ground at Shepton Mallet. Some Devon Autocyclists display here as well so come along and meet some people from the club. Click Here for more detail

2015 Dates

Sunday 1 November 8th Devon Dipper Run - This run has become an established run in our calendar and the ride being mostly minor roads and autumn country lanes. This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The White Horse on the Sidmouth Rd for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. If you’re unable to ride just come along for the day or maybe help with a backup trailer.

Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July Powderham NACC Club Stand & Chip Shop Run - Come along and display some of your bikes with us at this great location and ride the Chip Shop Run. We will be setting the stand up on the Friday so feel free tocome along and help set up! The Chip Shop Run starts at 5.30pm; it’s a short ride and chips have always been good.

Tuesday 23 June Teignmouth Bike Night Run - Martyn is looking to have an evening ride from his house in Heathfield Newton Abbot to the Teignmouth Bike Night. More details at a later date.

Sunday 7 June Buzzing to Bickleigh - There may be a change to the starting venue but will confirm later but for now as per normal. Ride is from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, through some lovely Devon lanes with a stop at Bickleigh Mill on the river Exe for lunch and refreshments, returning to Pinhoe for tea and buns. If you’re unable to ride just come along for the day or maybe help with a backup trailer.

2014 Dates

Sunday 2 November 7th Devon Dipper Run - This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The Diggers Rest in Woodbury for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page. Let us know if you can do the backup trailer and membership cards please, none member's £3 day membership.

Sunday 1 June 12th Buzzing to Bickleigh - Looking to have a new approach to this run, thinking of calling it Buzzing from Bickleigh with a half way stop and return to Bickleigh Mill for a meal etc. I will update the information in the New Year. Back up trailer needed. Membership cards please and £3 day membership for none members

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 July Powderham Club Stand & Chip Shop Run - NACC Club Stand at the 41st Historic Vehicle Gathering at Powderham. If you would like to exhibit your bikes on the club stand contact Roy on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page. This is one of the best shows and views in the South West and is set at the Powderham Estate and Castle overlooking the River Exe to Exmouth. You can camp here from Friday to Sunday; the Chip Shop Run is Friday evening. Let us know if you can do the backup trailer and memberships cards please, none members £3 day membership.

Sunday 15 April Lydford 2 - It’s going to be OK as you need not worry; I have been told by Peter that the monster of a hill has been excluded from his route. Meet at the car park opposite the Castle Inn in Lydford. Meet up around 10am for a 11am start, ride around the fringes of Lydford and Dartmoor. Half way stop for a cuppa and if you want a meal at the Castle Inn after the run. Contact Roy through the contacts page or Peter on 01822 820520 Membership cards please and back up trailer needed, £3 day membership for none members.

Sunday 16 February Valleyteigns Run - A run out from Teigngrace through the back lanes to Dunsford for refreshments at The Royal Oak Inn, with views overlooking Dunsford and return along the Teign Valley back to Teigngrace for eats and refreshments. If you can do the recovery trailer this would be very helpful. For more information, contact Pete and Shani at or Roy through our contacts page. Please remember your membership cards, none member’s £3 day membership applies.

[NACC Somerset Section] 8 & 9 February 34th Carole Nash show at Shepton Mallet - NACC Club Stand, further details, contact Rod Western 07778 704097 or email

2013 Dates

Sunday 3rd November 6th Devon Dipper Run - This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The Diggers Rest in Woodbury for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page. Let us know if you can do the backup trailer and membership cards please, none member's £3 temporary membership applies

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July Powderham Club Stand & Chip Shop Run - Devon Autocyclists, NACC Club Stand @ the 40th Historic Vehicle Gathering @ Powderham. If you would like to exhibit your bikes on the club stand at Powderham contact Roy on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page This is one of the best shows and views in the South West and is set at the Powderham Estate and Castle overlooking the River Exe to Exmouth. You can camp here from Friday to Sunday; the Chip Shop Run is Friday evening with a possible ride Saturday evening as well. Let us know if you can do the backup trailer and memberships cards please, none members £3 temporary membership.

Sunday 2nd June 11th Buzzing to Bickleigh - 28 mile road run from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, through some lovely Devon lanes with a stop at Bickleigh on the River Exe. Bring along a picnic lunch or if you wish have a meal at the Fisherman's Cot overlooking the weir at Bickleigh or at the Bickleigh Mill. Plenty else to do here and if you wish not to ride and would like to follow along please do, back to Pinhoe for eats and refreshments. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page, let us know if you can help with the backup trailer. Please remember your membership cards and day membership available for none members

[NACC Dorset Section] Sunday 24th March - Mad March Run Meet 10.30am for 11am start from Pamphill Dairy Farm Shop, Pamphill, Nr. Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4ED. Further details contact Keith Starks 01202 605112.

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th February NACC Club Stand at the Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show at the Bath & West Show Ground near Shepton Mallet.

Sunday 10th February Valleyteigns Run. A run out from Teigngrace along the Teign Valley to Dunsford for refreshments at The Royal Oak Inn, with views overlooking Dunsford and the Teign Valley and return along the Teign Valley back to Teigngrace for eats and refreshments. Even if your bike is not running please come along for the day and follow the route or if you can do the recovery trailer this would be very helpful. Contact Roy Best on 01392 469451 or email through the contacts page for more information, starting point is from Pete & Shani's house "Ventiford House, Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6QN". Please remember your membership cards and £3 day membership available for none members.

2012 Dates

Sunday 4th - 5th November 2012 Devon Dipper Run. This run has become an established run in our calendar with eleven riding in 2011, many members was there as well so possible have more riding this year. This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The Diggers Rest in Woodbury for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page. Let us know if you can do the backup trailer and membership cards please, none member's £3 temporary membership applies.

[VMCC Cyclemotor Section the Magic Wheelers] 9th September 2012 - The Lakes Run. Manor Farm Tea Rooms, N Widcombe, Bishops Sutton, BS40 6HW. Contact Alan Spencer 01179 712587 for further details, none VMCC rider's 3 day membership. 10.30 am start.

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July 2012 - Powderham Club Stand & Chip Shop Run. Devon Autocyclists NACC Club Stand @ the 39th Historic Vehicle Gathering @ Powderham. If you would like to exhibit your bikes on the club stand at Powderham contact Roy on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page. This is one of the best shows and views in the South West and is set at the Powderham Estate and Castle overlooking the River Exe to Exmouth. You can camp here from Friday to Sunday also ride the Chip Shop Run Friday evening and possible ride Saturday evening. Let us know if you can do the backup trailer and membership cards please, none member's £3 temporary membership applies.

Sunday 3rd June 2012 - Buzzing to Bickleigh. 28 mile road run from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, through some lovely Devon lanes with a stop at Bickleigh on the River Exe. Bring along a picnic lunch or if you wish have a meal at the Fisherman's Cot overlooking the weir at Bickleigh or at the Bickleigh Mill. Plenty else to do here and if you wish not to ride and would like to follow along please do, will stay about two hours before leaving for Pinhoe for eats and refreshments. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or email me, let us know if you can help with the backup trailer. Please remember your membership cards and day membership available for none members.

[NACC Dorset Section] 1st April - April Fools Run, Pamphill Dairy Farm Shop, Pamphill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4ED. The run detail will be sorted later as a possible new route for this year, email Keith Stark for further details keith-starks@tiscali.co.uk

[NACC Somerset Section] Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th February 2012 - NACC Club Stand at the 32nd Carole Nash Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show at the Bath & West Show Ground at Shepton Mallet.

Sunday 12th February 2012 - Valleyteigns Run. A run out from Teigngrace along the Teign Valley to Dunsford for refreshments at The Royal Oak Inn, with views overlooking Dunsford and the Teign Valley and return along the Teign Valley back to Teigngrace for eats and refreshments. Even if your bike is not running please come along for the day and follow the route or if you can do the recovery trailer this would be very helpful. Contact Steve Hall on 01626 821603 for more information, starting point is from Pete & Shani's house "Ventiford House, Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6QN". Please remember your membership cards and day membership available for none members.

2011 Dates

Sunday 6th November 2011 4th Devon Dipper Run. This run has become an established run in our calendar and the ride being mostly minor roads and autumn country lanes. This is a ride from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, to The Diggers Rest in Woodbury for refreshments and back to Pinhoe for hot soup and spuds. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page. Let us know if you can do the back up trailer and please remember your membership cards, day membership availible for none members.

[VMCC Magic Wheelers] 11th September 2011 The Lakes Run. Manor farm tea Rooms, N Widcombe, Bishops Sutton, BS40 6HP. Contact Alan Spencer 01179 712587 for further details, none VMCC rider's £3 day membership.

[VMCC Magic Wheelers] 27th and 28th August Camping Weekend with Road Runs. Tawyn Cottage, Southwick Rd, Mark, Highbridge, TA9 4LH. Contact David and Clair Marsland 01278 79390 for more details, none VMCC rider's £3 day membership.

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July 2011. Powderham Club Stand & Chip Shop Run. Devon Section NACC Club Stand @ the 38th Historic Vehicle Gathering @ Powderham. If you would like to exhibit your bikes on the club stand at Powderham contact Roy on 01392 469451 or though our contacts page. This is one of the best shows and views in the South West and is set at the Powderham Estate and Castle over looking the River Exe to Exmouth. You can camp here from Friday to Sunday also ride the Chip Shop Run Friday evening.

Sunday 5th June 2011 Buzzing to Bickliegh. 25mile road run from Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9EY, through some lovely Devon lanes with a stop at Bickleigh Mill on the river Exe for lunch and refreshments. Last year we had a meal at the Fisherman's Cot overlooking the weir at Bickleigh. Plenty else to do here and if you wish not to ride and would like to follow along please do, will stay about two hours before leaving for Pinhoe for eats and refreshments. Contact Roy & Theresa on 01392 469451 or through our contacts page, let us know if you can help with the back up trailer. Please remember your membership cards and day membership availible for none members.

[NACC Dorset Section] 3rd April Pamphill Dairy Farm Shop Nr Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4ED. 25 Mile Road Run. Contact Keith Starks keith-starks@tiscali.co.uk for further details, run will be in Wimborne, will add more details when we have some.

[NACC Somerset Section] Saturday 19th/ Sunday 20th February 2011 Club Stand. 31st Carole Nash Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show at Shepton Mallet

Sunday 13th February 2011 The Teign Valley "ValeyNtines Run". A run out from Teigngrace along the Teign Valley to Dunsford for refreshments and return along the Teign Valley back to Teigngrace for eats and refreshments. Even if your bike is not running please come along for the day and follow the route or if you can do the recovery trailer this would be helpful (not that we ever need one). Contact Steve Hall on 01626 821603 for more information, starting point is from Peters house "Ventiford House, Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6QN". Please remember your membership cards and day membership availible for none members.

2010 Dates

Sunday 19th December Christmas Meal and get together at the Highwayman's Haunt in Chudleigh on Sunday 19th December at 7.00pm for 7.30pm, you will need to book in advance as we need to order for the menu. Please give Steve Hall a ring on 01626 821603 for further details and of menu choices, or you can email us through the contacts.

Sunday 7th November 2010 3rd Devon Dipper Run 25 mile scenic road run in east Devon with a stop at the Diggers Rest, Woodbury for refreshments with a return to Exeter for hot soup and spuds.

Sunday 19th September 2010 Devon Section Bike Display at The World of Country Life Museum in Sandy Bay, Exmouth, with the Classic Vehicle Display organized by The Westcountry Classic Vehicle Club, Great family day out with lots to do for all the family.

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