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Ark
29-03-06, 12:11
Chaps,
I'm arranging a Hampshire convoy to Bolney, running from Winchester, the full length of the A272 to Bolney - voted one of the best driving roads in the county.

We'll be joining several people from Hampshire Subaru (www.HampshireSubaru.co.uk) (http://www.hampshiresubaru.co.uk) to make the run, and we're expecting a mix of cars.

If you're interested, please post up here, and I'll make some proper arrangements.

Cheers

stew123
29-03-06, 13:55
Yeah sounds like fun (unless of course you get caught behind some slow sod on the nice twisty bits:p )

Ark
29-03-06, 14:46
I doubt we'll be going hell-for-leather anyway - there's no point in a convoy if we all get split up...

Ark
31-03-06, 18:32
OK, the plan is to meet at the Winchester Tesco (M3, J9) at 09:45 on April 8th.
Currently we are expecting about eight cars.

The more the merrier.

twin turbo36
31-03-06, 23:02
Hi im new on here, this my 1st post too. Can my brother come?? the only thing is he has a cavalier, i havent got a supra yet, but im savin my penny's up!!

Dan. :)

Ark
01-04-06, 12:38
No way - we're elitist snobs on here!!

ONLY KIDDING!

As I said, the more the merrier! It's always nice to meet new members and you can whet your appetite, seeing Supras in action.

Welcome to the club, by the way :D

MRX
01-04-06, 17:42
Hoping to join you on this one... :thumbs:

pkm
01-04-06, 18:43
anyone from oxfordshire going on this??

cainhead
01-04-06, 19:15
Should be there if I can get out of bed earlier enough.

Ark
01-04-06, 20:05
We're at 8 Scoobs, 4 Supras, & 1 Cavalier now.
Come on guys, we need to show up the rally-reps some more!

squiffy
01-04-06, 20:48
i am tryin to get my dash and other bits back together and the insurance sorted, if this happens i will be there!! (and only have wednesday to do it....)

squiffy
01-04-06, 20:50
if it doesnt go to plan, could always bring the beemer i guess, as long as you all promise not to swear at me all the way there!!!!!!!

twin turbo36
01-04-06, 23:14
thanks all, it will be a good day!!

what sort of bhp is every one drivering? just cocerned! :)

Dan.

squiffy
02-04-06, 11:46
im only n/a, just over 220bhp i think. is the cav a turbo?

Ark
02-04-06, 21:29
if it doesnt go to plan, could always bring the beemer i guess, as long as you all promise not to swear at me all the way there!!!!!!!

Only if you promise to use your indicators!! :p ;)

twin turbo36
05-04-06, 01:12
erm...;) yup it sure is.

Dan.

squiffy
05-04-06, 19:22
the supe is up and running! only thing to sort is a co-pilot

Ark
06-04-06, 10:38
Good man.
We're looking at 13 cars at the moment - still loads more Scoobs than Supras.
Never mind though.

Gerry
07-04-06, 12:42
Is the meet still on ?

It's a possible for us but depends on the weather, there's not enough going on there to do it in the wet.

May see you tomorrow.

Cheers

Ark
07-04-06, 13:00
We're still going - the forecast isn't that bad. Just bring a brolly!!

cainhead
07-04-06, 17:50
I probablw will not be able to make the first meeting point, but could join up near petersfield. At a rough guess what time do you think you will leave Winchester. Also how long will the event go on for, and any other info would be cool.

Cheers

MRX
07-04-06, 19:48
My bro is now coming too in his Soop :nana:

Ark, wanna pm me your mobile incase im gonna be late or something and i can catch you guys up...?

twin turbo36
07-04-06, 20:00
i might not be able to come tow this meat but i hope i can come :imsorry: :rolleyes:

twin turbo36
07-04-06, 20:10
IF i cant come, then i hope u all wipe the floor with those scoobie :lol: :boxing:

Ark
07-04-06, 20:47
I probablw will not be able to make the first meeting point, but could join up near petersfield. At a rough guess what time do you think you will leave Winchester. Also how long will the event go on for, and any other info would be cool.

Cheers

There's a McDonalds in Petersfield, on the interchange between the A3 and the A272.

I'm guessing we'll be in that area around 10:30, assuming we leave Winchester at 10:00 - gives us enough time to do the usual round of introductions, wait for stragglers...

I've PM'd you my phone number - give us a call before 10:30 so we know whether to wait and pick you up, otherwise we'll press on...

The event lasts pretty much as long as people feel like hanging around really - early to mid-afternoon maybe? Some people want to stop for lunch, others only want to take photos and go home again. In summary, I don't think there are any plans for a return convoy.

The Bolney Stage Pub usually gets really busy, but apparently does good food, so bring some money if you want to eat. I've never seen a burger van or anything as backup, but we will pass a load of other country pubs on the way.

Ark
07-04-06, 20:54
IF i cant come, then i hope u all wipe the floor with those scoobie :lol: :boxing:

It's not a race!!

Anyway, the wife's got a Scoob, so I've gotta play nicely if I'm not getting relegated to the sofa... :D

Plus the coppers know all about Bolney, so we're on our best behaviour tomorrow :bobby:

mr lover
07-04-06, 23:34
i will hopefully be at winchester for 9.30 ish, forecast is not to bad, should be good:)

Gerry
08-04-06, 00:31
i will hopefully be at winchester for 9.30 ish, forecast is not to bad, should be good:)

Thats good, will see you there weather permitting !

ARK, if you get this before you set off, can we have your mobile as well and I'll confirm tomorrow early.

Cheers.......

Ark
08-04-06, 00:41
Thats good, will see you there weather permitting !

ARK, if you get this before you set off, can we have your mobile as well and I'll confirm tomorrow early.

Cheers.......

Gatso - You got PM.

Everyone else - I'll try to check again before setting out tomorrow - no promises - I'm sure you understand I don't really want to broadcast my phone number to the whole world!!

PM me to get a number by return

Ark
09-04-06, 13:48
Thanks to everyone who came along yesterday - 15 cars in the end, which is pretty respectable.

I think we had a pretty reasonable run down the A272, despite getting caught behind a Getz for about 10 miles, doing no more than 40 mph (brum brum! Yea Hah! Feel the horsepower!) I hope everyone had a good day out - I know we did.

My favorite photos from day are here:

http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080003.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080013.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080016.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080024.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080028.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080029.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080045.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080051.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080052.JPG
http://homepages.tesco.net/christopher.nixon/800x600/P4080060.JPG

Gerry
09-04-06, 19:17
Nice photo's ARK...

Thank's for popping the thread on here and leading the convoy.

We had a great day and finished up at the big pub just West of Peterfield, saw you and another blast by, sounded nice !

Cheers

Gerry & Soo

PS Did you lave a good afternoon at the seaside Gary & Geri ??

mr lover
09-04-06, 19:25
PS Did you lave a good afternoon at the seaside Gary & Geri ??

Hi Gerry

Yes had a good time, cheers, well and truly tierd the kids out:)

Got attacked by an M5 and 911 Turbo on the way home, saw off the M5 he bottled out at about 130 but the 911 went faster than I was allowed, got to 145 before this noise in my left ear got really loud and annoying:d , shame:eyebrows:

See you soon

Gary and Geri

squiffy
09-04-06, 20:59
cheers guys was my first meet sorry i had to bail out early but ran out of time. will try and make a longer appearance next time!!

Ark
10-04-06, 12:00
Nice photo's ARK...

Thank's for popping the thread on here and leading the convoy.

We had a great day and finished up at the big pub just West of Peterfield, saw you and another blast by, sounded nice !

Cheers

Gerry & Soo

PS Did you lave a good afternoon at the seaside Gary & Geri ??


Thanks for the compliment.
If we'd known you'd stopped at the Seven Stars we'd have stopped ourselves...they do Badger beer - my favorite!
Never mind, we're there tonight with the Hampshire Scoobies again (do those guys never stop?!?!!?)

Ark
10-04-06, 12:01
cheers guys was my first meet sorry i had to bail out early but ran out of time. will try and make a longer appearance next time!!

It's a shame you had to bail out - you were less than 10 minutes from Bolney by then! Could probably have managed a drive-by at least...

Still good to meet you anyway.

StevieB
10-04-06, 15:25
Hi guys, just thought I would pop across from Hants scoobs to say it was good to have a run up to Bolney with you all - good to convoy in a mix of cars rather than just scoobs for a change :)

Ark
10-04-06, 16:10
Hi Steve, nice of you to drop by.
I agree, it's good to mix with the other clubs more - gets everyone away from that close-minded "my car's better than your car" attitude so everyone can just chill out and enjoy them for what they are.

When should we start thinking about the Castle Coombe run??

Gerry
11-04-06, 00:10
I second that....

was my first trip anywhere with a mixed convoy and although it was to busy to be great fun, it was good to see some different cars and the couple that had a brief blast (Scoobies) sounded brill.

Bet you (ARK) have a great time with both models.

Cheers

Ark
11-04-06, 11:03
I do my best ;)