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Is This the Dream Fleet of Motorcycles?

Add comment January 29th, 2013

For the first time in five years we listed every motorcycle Spyder Club members have been able to ride since we began in April 2008. It is an impressive selection of stunning machines and the list will only get bigger!

Members in their fifth and sixth years of membership have been able to experience any of these bikes from as little as £1,150 a year, delivered to their door and with no other costs bar fuel.

The bikes:

A Ducati 1098S, 1098, 1198S, 1199, two 848’s, a 749S, Hypermotard S and 796; two Monster 750’s, a Monster 1100S and 1100 Evo; a Streetfighter S and 848, a Diavel and two Diavel Carbon’s; a Multistrada S and standard!

An Aprilia Tuono 1000 Factory, V4R APRC and RSV4 Factory; a Moto Guzzi Griso SE and Norge. A BMW S1000RR and HP2 Sport; an MV Agusta F4 R312, F4 2012 and Brutale 910S.

A Triumph Speed Triple 955, two 1050’s and the new 1050. A Street Triple R, two Daytona 675’s and the 675R.  A Sprint ST, Thunderbird, Rocket III, Trident and Bonneville T100.

A Bimota DB4, Norton Commando 961 Sport, Suzuki GSXR 750 K6 and1000 K8, GT750 Kettle and an SV650. A Honda CBR1000RR (05), 600RR (08), a CB1100RC and VFR 750 (95).

A Buell 1125 CR and XB12X; Harley Davidson Fat Bob CVO, V-Rod, Sportster 833, 1200 and XR. A Yamaha R1 and R6, Laverda Jota and Kawasaki Z1A.

A KTM 990 Adventure, 950SM, RC8, SMT and RC8 R; a Benelli Cafe Racer and the Husqvarna Nuda R.

Coming soon in 2013 is a KTM SMT, 690 Duke and a Victory Judge, more will follow and two considerations are the MV Brutale 800 and Honda VFR RC30?!

Where else can you have experienced such a vast fleet for such a small amount of money? Isn’t it time you enriched your passion for motorcycles and spoke with Spyder Club?

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The Sad Death of Kevin Ash

Add comment January 24th, 2013

As so many across the motorcycling world will be doing, it seems very appropriate that we should pay tribute to a man widely heralded as the most respected journalist in the business.

Our own experience of Kevin was his willingness to listen to ideas and in our case, always see a way to making them work. He was an established motorcycle journalist who wasn’t too big to listen and help so many small businesses like ours.

From my time spent on the telephone and meetings at shows and in pub gardens, it was extremely evident his family was the most important part of his life and our conversations would often be taken up by family talk with motorcycles being a firm second place. Kevin on numerous occasions would drop everything to support his three daughters and offer the unconditional love of a doting father.

The entire motorcycle world has lost a legend, you only need look at the response online to understand how much he meant to so many. You knew a bike review from the ‘straight talking’ Kevin would be a true evaluation of the machine in question! We always went to him to hear the truth about future bike purchases.

Take a look at the Telegraph and the memories of his friends and colleagues, I only wish we could have got to know him even better.

Our most sincere condolences to his wife Caroline and three daughters.

Spaces Now Available on the Isle of Man Trip

Add comment January 21st, 2013

Due to the flexibility of the accommodation company we are working with on the Isle of Man, we have managed to create a few more places on our 2013 Isle of Man TT practice week trip.

Guests can expect to be well looked after in luxury barns having flown in or crossed as foot passengers on the ferry. We’ll pick you up and deliver you to the accommodation where a fleet of motorcycles will be waiting, as will a group of fellow motorcycle enthusiasts to enjoy your time with at the TT.

As with all Spyder Club trips we work hard to put like-minded guests together to further your enjoyment and keep the riding standard high!

We also have a number of places still available on our March Spanish trips. Enjoy the exceptional roads of Andalucia on the beautiful Spyder Club fleet, the perfect start to the coming season!

Spyder Club Exclusive Bruntingthorpe Day

Add comment January 17th, 2013

We are planning an exclusive high speed day at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in August so members and friends can enjoy topping out their beloved machines in a controlled environment, and legally!!!

Guests will be able to launch themselves up the 2 mile straight with no concerns of what’s around them and experience just how fast their bikes and cars are. The grin factor on this event will be huge and safety will be the highest priority.

With costs starting at £250 for an afternoon of twisting the wrist, all the way round, and numbers limited to maximise your fun, it promised to be a very good day indeed!  Some very nice bikes and cars already coming!!

For further information please get in touch.

Quay BSB Sponsor Package

Add comment January 15th, 2013

Spyder Club have been sent some information on a team looking for sponsorship in BSB this year – a worthy cause of course!  Details in the link below and anyone interested can get in touch with Ian Wollacott on 01271 816007

Quay BSB Sponsor Package

Spyder Club January Newsletter

Add comment January 9th, 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

We enjoyed a great end to 2012 with 11 new members joining Spyder Club.  As ever our membership rejoin rate stayed very high and we’ve also had a number of past members returning.

Our 2013 trips look very healthy too with:
•    81% of bookings being returning guests
•    10 members joining us on 2 to 4 different tours this year
•    19% of our 2013 guests did two or more trips in 2012

Bar the odd ride-out, we’ll be kicking off 2013 on Saturday 23rd February with our annual Winter Party which this year includes a Norton factory tour lead by Stuart Garner, CEO.  Non-members interested in joining will be welcome to attend by application.
The 2013 tour season will start in Andalucia, southern Spain.  Guests fly into Malaga airport and are picked up to begin their 4 days of two wheeled fun.  Like minded company is a given, as is a stunning fleet of motorcycles to ride, swapping along the way, as with all our tours.

Our first Open Day of 2013 will be held at the Bird In Hand near Witney on the 13th and 14th April.  Guests will sample some of the fleet and get a taste of what you can expect from the unique service Spyder Club provides.  The new Can Am Spyder ST will also be making a guest appearance!  Limited spaces are available so please get in touch now to request a place.

Start 2013 on a high, join Spyder Club as a member and/or on a fly-ride motorcycle tour and experience a new way of riding an ever changing dream garage!

Andalucia, Spain:  Four, 4 day trips:
Fri. 1st to Tue. 5th March, 8 spaces
Fri. 8th to Tue. 12th March, 4 spaces
Wed. 13th to Sun. 17th March, 8 spaces
Wed. 20th to Sun. 24th March, 3 spaces

Isle of Man TT: trips running over:
Tue. 28th to Fri. 31st May, full
Tue. 28th May to Sun. 2nd June, potential spaces available, practice week
Tue. 4th to Sun. 9th June, full

Swiss Alps: 4th to 8th July, 2 spaces available

Scottish Highlands: 18th to 21st July, 1 space available

Provence, France: 6th to 10th September, 4 spaces available

Pyrenees and Northern Spain: 11th to 15th September, 3 spaces available

Potential guests are interviewed before a 25% deposit is taken to secure a place to make sure each guest enjoys their time with us.  The majority of trips are for a maximum of 8 guests.  Guests are welcome to join us on their own bikes, either meeting us at the start or we can transport it.  Members enjoy discounts on Spyder Club trips and events.

Spyder Club Winter Party and Norton Factory Tour

Add comment January 7th, 2013

2013 will see Spyder Club enter our sixth year and with membership on the up and trips filling well, we are excited about the year ahead. We will also see new bikes gracing the fleet over the coming months pushing the number of bikes Spyder Club has owned into the mid-fifties.

Apart from the ad hoc ride-outs, our first planned event for this year is the Spyder Club Winter Party. Last year we were lucky enough to host it from the British Racing Drivers’ Club at Silverstone; in 2013 we will be starting the event with a Norton factory tour lead by Stuart Garner, CEO.

Dinner and drinks will follow in the evening of Saturday, 23rd February and good company is assured! Any non-members interested in joining Spyder Club this year would be welcome to attend, please get in touch if you wish to discuss the possibility of joining us.


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