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The British Iron Association of Connecticut is a British Motorcycle enthusiast club dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the British Motorcycle. We plan rides, hold monthly meetings and other informal gatherings including tech sessions and other bike-related get-togethers. Each summer, the club hosts it's very successful annual Brit Jam with music, vendors, all-makes bike show, swapmeet, give-away for a club-restored Biritsh bike, and more
 

 
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Next Meeting - Friday, 07 July, 2017 - 7:00 PM

CLICK HERE FOR 8.5 X 11 2017 BRITJAM POSTER

This is the smaller poster for display in businesses and public places

 

Association members thank Rob Iannucci's Team Obsolete with Dave Roper and the staff of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Henry Capotosto and Jeff Price, for sharing a great day watching classic race bikes including lunch on May 09. We will be returning to Thompson for the upcoming 2017 Vintage Motorcycle Classic on Sunday, June 25 as a club ride. See below and click on link.

Click here for link to Thompson Speedway Vintage Motorcycle Classic info

 

UPCOMING EVENTS including CLUB RIDES

Current paid CT BIA members get $10 gas money for riding a British bike and $5 for non-British. Please wear a helmet and a Britjam T-shirt if you have one.

 

June 15 to June 18, 2017

40th Annual Jampot Rallye for AJS, Matchless & all other British Bikes

June 15 to June 18, at Blackthorne Resort, East Durham, New York

Click here for link

 

Sunday, 25 June 2017

We will be riding to the 2nd annual Vintage Motorcycle Classic at Thompson Speedway, 205 E. Thompson Rd., Thompson CT 06277. Cost is $10. We will have 2 starting locations. At 10 AM we will meet/leave from Family Pizza in Colchester, CT. We will then ride to the Vanilla Bean, 450 Deerfield Rd., Pomfret, CT. We should arrive about 11 AM. If this is your starting location please be ready to leave when we arrive. This is a paid ride.

Click here for link to Thompson Speedway Vintage Motorcycle Classic info

 

Saturday, 01 July 2017

TIDDLER TOUR X

Doug, Dave, and Amy Roper invite you to our 10th Tiddler Tour to be held Saturday, July the 1st

Same rules apply

Preferred bikes are 1970 or older 350 CC and under

All bikes are accepted

(Contrary to popular belief, Dave will not be chain whipping other entrees)

Starting at 10 am sharp!

There will be a morning tour 78 miles long

Average speed .02 mach

Stop at Subway, China Royal, or The Pilot House; grab lunch and bring it back to our house - we have chips and drinks

And an afternoon tour of 44 miles

Average speed mach .90

Dinner back at the house

You are welcome to come early and camp on our property - plenty of parking

You can start setting up on Friday and stay on into Sunday

Doug and Amy Roper

75 Parmelee Road

Haddam CT 06438

860 345 8309

wonkyworks@comcast.net

RSVP would be welcomed for food and beverage figuring

Please bring pot luck for dinner or donations

Message us for route sheets in advance

 

 

 

Bristol Connecticut Press article about helmet laws

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BRITJAM 2017 - SUNDAY AUGUST 20. 2017

Click here for poster

 

Every THURSDAY - 6 PM - WRENCH MEETING:

Meet at Dave's place in Madison to work on Britjam Door Prize and other bikes.

Click here to email for directions to Dave's place

 

Dave, Doug and Pete working on the Britjam 2017 door prize, a 1978 Triumph Bonneville.

 

CLICK HERE FOR 2017 BRITJAM FLYER

 

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