Essex Breakfast Club 2016

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Re: Essex Breakfast Club 2016

Post by I_MNL » Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:13 pm

B10BRW wrote: Must try and get to one of these, although I do object to having to pay for the crossing :evil:
Anyone would think that Essex is another country :lol:
What payment are you talking Brian?
Is the address

here The Hare, Bishops Stortford Road, Roxwell, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4LU

or

here The Castle, Main Road, Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1NE
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Re: Essex Breakfast Club 2016

Post by MCB » Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:10 pm

I_MNL wrote:
B10BRW wrote: Must try and get to one of these, although I do object to having to pay for the crossing :evil:
Anyone would think that Essex is another country :lol:
What payment are you talking Brian?
Is the address

here The Hare, Bishops Stortford Road, Roxwell, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4LU

or

here The Castle, Main Road, Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1NE
Brian is talking about the Dartford crossing charge.

Next Saturdays breakfast club will be held at The Hare.

Only the October meeting will be held at The Castle.

I have just updated my original link as it was dead :? But here are the dates for 2016.

Not sure if we will be able to make it this time round. It will be weather dependent. Plus a few other things that we have going on at the moment. But we will try and make it if we can.

Dates for the 2016 spring/summer season (at The Hare unless stated):

Saturday 2nd April
Saturday 7th May
Saturday 4th June
Saturday 2nd July
Saturday 6th August
Saturday 3rd September
Saturday 1st October (at – The Castle)

The Hare, Bishops Stortford Road, Roxwell, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4LU

The Castle, Main Road, Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1NE

Telephone: 01245 248788
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Post by I_MNL » Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:55 pm

Thank you for posting this info :D

Maybe there should be a list of those to go there and the car they may bring?

Luckily I have time and my aim would be to specifically come for this event.
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Post by MCB » Mon Mar 28, 2016 12:06 am

I_MNL wrote:Thank you for posting this info :D

Maybe there should be a list of those to go there and the car they may bring?

Luckily I have time and my aim would be to specifically come for this event.
It is a very informal affair. Just turn up, park your car and have a chat with like minded petrol heads. They do get some very fancy machinery turn up though.

The pub serves a most excellent breakfast and there is normally free coffee and cakes out back.

As this is the first event of the year it is bound to be busy. So if you want a parking space I suggest turning up early.
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Post by scalesg » Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:11 am

I want to be there, but not finishing work until early hours of the morning and then a 2 ish hour drive up there and will be a pit stop for my continuing journey to Norfolk

So, me going - E46 B3S saloon in black :-)

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Post by I_MNL » Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:43 pm

E90 D3 black as well

scalesg... I notice you are in East Sussex
I have worked in the past in Eastbourne!!!
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Post by scalesg » Mon Mar 28, 2016 2:18 pm

Yes MNL, I am East Sussex, not far from Eastbourne!

Hope to catch you next Saturday then!!

Hoping to get there for 8:30 at the latest to get in the car park on advice from MCB :-)

That's at least 2 for definite then??
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E46 330Ci
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Triumph dolomite 1850 (With Sprint wheels of course!)
Fiat 131 Supermiafiori
Mercedes 250CE Pillar less coupe (my first car!!)

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Post by I_MNL » Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:28 pm

scalesg wrote:
That's at least 2 for definite then??
It seems so. Unless if others decide to join as well!
I'll look for you; hopefully will be there early to park!
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Post by MCB » Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:00 pm

Provisional at the moment for the E36 B3 3.2 Touring.

Yes. 8.30 is a good time to ensure you get into the car park.

Then if you head to the outside rear of the pub you should find free coffee and muffins :D
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Post by KevinB10 » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:32 pm

Only just returned from a few days in Chesire visiting the in-laws. The B10 needs a lot of cleaning after lots of rain showers so I will have to miss tomorrows meet and hopefully make it next month.
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Post by I_MNL » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:05 am

KevinB10 wrote:Only just returned from a few days in Chesire visiting the in-laws. The B10 needs a lot of cleaning after lots of rain showers so I will have to miss tomorrows meet and hopefully make it next month.

Come on Kevin... just turn up and don't worry about the car being dirty. I doubt anything will be dirtier than mine...I usually win the contest of dirt... :roll:
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Post by scalesg » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:25 am

Same here, I just returned from a 200 mile run and only had time to clean the wheels, which will be covered in brake dust again by the time I get up there in the morning.......

Whoever goes, see you in the morning!!
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E46 330Ci
Golf VR6 loved for 7 years and then went bang at 7K rpm, sadly missed
So many other cars, faves below
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Fiat 131 Supermiafiori
Mercedes 250CE Pillar less coupe (my first car!!)

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Post by I_MNL » Sat Apr 02, 2016 5:41 am

I am really annoyed... I got ready last night: few things in car, filled the tank and put the alarm so that I get up on time and... I wake up now with a throbbing headache... :( and it's pissing rain outside :cry:
If better, I'll try to come
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Post by scalesg » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:21 pm

Never mind MNL, it was rammed, I got there at 8:40 after getting lost for a bit but was one of the last. Cars in, it was rammed!

A nice selection of cars were there and there were more lambos than Alpinas which I think is funny! Three BMWs and two were Alpinas!

Next time we need to get there at half Seven
I think or even the night before and camp! Was a good morning and the breakfast was great too!!

Arrived in Norfolk all good ready for the party and a drive back down south later on!
E46 B3S Saloon
E46 330Ci
Golf VR6 loved for 7 years and then went bang at 7K rpm, sadly missed
So many other cars, faves below
Ford Orion 1.6i Ghia
Triumph dolomite 1850 (With Sprint wheels of course!)
Fiat 131 Supermiafiori
Mercedes 250CE Pillar less coupe (my first car!!)

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Post by MCB » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:26 pm

Well it was a great gathering in brilliant sunshine. This caused the car park to be full well before 8.30.

Only two Alpinas. Our B3 Touring and the B3 3.3s belonging to scalesg. It was nice to meet you again Gary. I hope that your onward journey to Norfolk went well.

Hopefully we will get a better showing of Alpina's at the next gathering.

Pictures to follow..........

P.S. Hope that you are now feeling much better MNL
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1998 E36 1.8 Touring
1989 E30 M3.
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