The Quick Quacks Motorcycle Club
I somehow got elected Chairman of this group. I suspect a conspiracy.
The main site is HERE.
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|How to go round corners||How to make overtakes|
Some photos from our trips can be found on both on the main site and on this site.Timeline
|Nick Broughton thinks up the idea and places adds in
Bike and Ride 1996
|Inaugural Meeting April 1997||Attendees Nick Broughton, Sarah Walters, Graeme Smith, Alan Day, Jane, Mark Beer,
Adrian Butcher (not at meeting but a member, coined the name The Quick Quacks).
Nick broke his wrist before the meet in a bike Volvo interface incident.
|Selby September 1997||Sarah lowsides into a grass verge.|
|Devon April 1998||Sarah gets hit by a 24 ton truck on the motorway before the meet :( My first meeting.|
|Llangollen September 1998|
|The Quick Quacks do Essex April 1999||It rained, and rained and rained. Lee lowsides across the B184|
|The Quick Quacks do Northumberland September 1999||Aran broke his ankle falling down the stairs pre-meet. Lee misses dog but hits hedge.
Mark's radiator holed by a stone.
|The Quick Quacks do Wiltshire May 2000||Yoav clips a car and loses a footpeg. Cedric drops bike doing u-turn.|
|The Quick Quacks do Cambrai September 2000|
|The Peak District September 2000||Aran goes off-roading.|
|The Quick Quacks do Yorkshire May 2001|
|The Quick Quacks do Wales September 2001||The Band first performance, now known as The Sultans of Swingarms. Mike H loses a
wing mirror in u-turn on the way home.
|The Quick Quacks in Scotland May 2002||Lee finds the trees. Adrian gets cam-chain-tensioner blues. PtF turns left up the wrong
road and Bonny gets target fixation.
|The Quick Quacks in Lincoln September 2002||Cadwell trackday. We meet Debbie driver extraordinaire.|
|Quick Quacks do skiing and a curry January 2003|
|The Quick Quacks in Wales (again) May 2003|
|The Quick Quacks in Suffolk September 2003||Adrian gives Hazel a ride in France.|
|The Quick Quacks in Scarborough May 2004||PtF puts diesel in his tank. Bulldog streaks (shudder).|
|The Quick Quacks in Northern Ireland September 2004||We visit Joey Dunlops bar and memorial. Second Scottish extension for the lucky few.|
|The Quick Quacks Revisit Northumberland May 2005||Yoav joins the fast group on a bus. JS gets points, tut.|
|The Quick Quacks Holiday in Gloucester September 2005||Fruit pickers - mmmm. We get gatecrashed as we cleary have a much better time than most!|
|The Quick Quacks in Lockerbie and their adventures in the North May 2006||Emily born. Alan low sides on gravel. Fastest Harley in the UK seen, briefly. PtF does a shoulder check and parks his radiator on CtCs now stationary exhaust pipe.|
|Scarborough Lite July 2006||Those that can't wait do.|
|The Quick Quacks in Kent and Normandy September 2006||The Sultans go international. Gary relieves Normandy.|
|The Quick Quacks in Frome and E2E April/May 2007||10th anniversary celebration. Ian finds hydraulic fluid. Sally finds the verge. Emily's first birthday. Dave demolishes WVM. The band give their best performances yet.|
|Mid Knock Mid-summer Bash||Jeanne and Bonny get invaded|
|The Quick Quacks do the Lakes September 2007||We get to see the Lake District, all of it....|
|Shiver round Shrewsbury October 2007||Select few have an Octoberfest|
|The Quick Quacks wear Cardigan May 2008||Cardigan runs, Sally and PtF drop them, Ireland suffers the after effects|
|The French Reccie June 2008||Nigel and Peter invade France|
|The Quick Quacks revisit Boroughbridge and France September 2008||Matthew torpedoes PtF, JB bravely lends PtF his prized Aprillia|
|Shiver in the Wolds October 2008||Gary introduces the concept of wooden top-boxes, Jon B the concept of stitched plastic|
|Old Buffers in Northern Spain April 2009||Adrian retires and the buffers go Spanish|
|The Quick Quacks go Moldy May 2009||Jane and Keith provide a technical run|
|Langholm music festival||Jeann and Bonny do it again|
|The Transfagarasan||PtF has an adventure|
|The Quick Quacks go to Newcastle and the 4 corners September 2009||Great trip out from Newcastle followed by the amazing "4 corners of Scotland" run.|
|Chepstow and extension May 2010||Magnificent Wye Valley and Forest of Dean fun|
|Cumbrian dowsing September 2010||Nicki lets Paul rest his bike on hers...|
|Shivering in the Wolds October 2010||James throws down his toy.|
|The QQs in Lincolnshire May 2011|
|The QQs in the Lakes September 2011||Howard destroys a perfectly good Cagiva and comes up smelling of diesel.|
|Shiver in the Wolds October 2011|
|The QQs do the UK May 2017||20th Anniversay celebrations, a tour of the UK hitting centres and centroids|