Drive It Day

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Drive It Day

Post by Grahame59 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:50 am

Did you have a good run in your Imp on Drive It Day? All articles and pics most welcome for the next Impressions.
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by Grahame59 » Mon May 06, 2019 7:52 am

Only one article received. Did no area centres put on Drive It Day runs this year?

Cope date for June mag tomorrow so still time to get it in if you're quick! Thanks.
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by bazzateer » Mon May 06, 2019 9:19 am

Sorry Grahame, I took my Singer Vogue out for it's first run in 18 months.
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by Grahame59 » Tue May 07, 2019 1:42 pm

bazzateer wrote:Sorry Grahame, I took my Singer Vogue out for it's first run in 18 months.
No problem Baz!

So, no area centre runs this year then?
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by eebiegeebie » Tue May 07, 2019 3:39 pm

Grahame59 wrote:So, no area centre runs this year then?
The last two runs I organised for our Area Centre (Sheffield and North Notts) resulted in a zero turnout from our own members. We had a few Imps from the neighbouring Barnsley AC, and one from Derby the first time, but that was it. So I haven't bothered since as sadly there doesn't seem to be an appetite for it.
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by Grahame59 » Tue May 07, 2019 4:09 pm

eebiegeebie wrote:
Grahame59 wrote:So, no area centre runs this year then?
The last two runs I organised for our Area Centre (Sheffield and North Notts) resulted in a zero turnout from our own members…
That must have been very disappointing for you, having gone to the trouble of organising the run.

Drive It Day has been running for a number of years now (about 12 at a guess), maybe it has run its course.
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by The Nun » Tue May 07, 2019 4:38 pm

Now it's free tax and no mot, everyday is a drive it day :D
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by Lotus-e-Clan » Tue May 07, 2019 7:22 pm

I was out all day on the road in the Dales on Sunday (on my bike) and I saw just one TR4/5 and a White Moggie convertible.

I was Baltic mind, ...very cold air temps, ...not much chance of overheating - which should have brought-out IMPs, STAGS, and ELANS in the hundreds. :?

Tour of Yorkshire Bike race was in the area complete with hoards of police doing rolling road closures, so maybe that had an effect here too?
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Re: Drive It Day

Post by philgsmith » Tue May 07, 2019 10:27 pm

South East Wales area did a run out - 5 cars participating. Roy mentioned it on another post/thread:

viewtopic.php?f=33&t=31586&start=480#p323544

Some photos were taken - I'll drop him a message and ask him to send some to you Grahame.

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Re: Drive It Day

Post by Grahame59 » Thu May 09, 2019 5:26 am

philgsmith wrote:South East Wales area did a run out - 5 cars participating. Roy mentioned it on another post/thread:

viewtopic.php?f=33&t=31586&start=480#p323544

Some photos were taken - I'll drop him a message and ask him to send some to you Grahame.

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Re: Drive It Day

Post by philgsmith » Thu May 09, 2019 8:06 am

Thought it may have been.
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