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Philip Chidlow
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BX Club meets

Post by Philip Chidlow »

Is there ever going to be a BX Club gathering that isn't part of another event?

Doesn't have to be big, or grand, but to be pure BX would be nice. One day???!
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Post by jamescarruthers »

Great idea. I am Citroen-less these days so won't be joining.

Over on the Volvo 480 Forum we found that such a small number of cars meeting in just one place could be a bit dull and also a surprising amount of members weren't up for travelling too far. The solution was to have what we call a "Mobile Mini Meet" which has been working well for a few years.

The solution is to meet at different places for breakfast, lunch, dinner and then stay overnight where this dinner was. This way, the cars get driven, the excitement of seeing a BX convoy is satisfied, and those members not able to travel so far can just come for one or two of the stops. So it got the numbers up to a level to be worthwhile.

We went over 10 years without a meet and now meet a few times years. The meets are genuinely the highlight of my year!

Some inspiration: https://www.volvo-480-europe.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=6
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Re: BX Club meets

Post by Tim Leech »

It would be ideal, somewhere central, at something like a museum, maybe when we have some sunshine?
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Post by Vanny »

Try a trip to Uttoxeter, 20th June.

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Post by Tim Leech »

That would be great as its 10 miles from me
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1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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I would be up for a trip to Gaydon. CV permitting.
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What's at Uttoxeter on that day? Maybe start in Uttoxeter and rendezvous at Gaydon that or another day?
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Post by Tim Leech »

Well lock down is starting to ease, and it looks like most CCC events this year have been cancelled so maybe we could organise a gathering of our own, as long as it is safe to do so, September maybe, somewhere Central perhaps?

Suggestions chaps?
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1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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Tim Leech wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:38 am
Well lock down is starting to ease, and it looks like most CCC events this year have been cancelled so maybe we could organise a gathering of our own, as long as it is safe to do so, September maybe, somewhere Central perhaps?

Suggestions chaps?
Good idea Tim. I suggested somewhere earlier in the year. See above /\
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Re: BX Club meets

Post by markviney »

Sounds like a great idea,would have to come in another Citroen as sadly BX is sorned at present

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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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I tax mine month by month online....

I will consult the event Oracle (Mr Chidlow) and see what he suggests.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Tim Leech wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:23 pm
I tax mine month by month online....

I will consult the event Oracle (Mr Chidlow) and see what he suggests.
Good idea Tim I presume you mean that you tax it for 6/12 months, use it a bit then sorn it again to get a 5/11 month refund.

No i pay monthly via direct debit, works out about £23
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Sadly BX TZD is sorned because no MOT,requires a lot of welding + other work

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I don't know how many bx'ers are in the East mids but I would quite happy to have a small event at my place poss Sept, I've got enough land to offer overnite camping for those who want to rough it.
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