Café Amblers: Sunday 14th April

Planning for success and the rain to stop! (please check here for updates) A nice gentle start to the year and a chance to bring out some of the old faithful bikes from winter hibernation!

70miles round trip and 2h 24m riding.

We will be meeting 9.30am for a 10.00am start at the Dobbies Garden Centre Car Park,
Street House Farm, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9BT

We will be taking a leisurely route via Kirkley, Mitford, and Scots Gap to Rothbury where we will stop for a cuppa and a bacon roll. Also take a chance to hand out some Dapper Weekender Flyers! Arrive 11am depart 11.45am

Leaving Rothbury we will go via Otterburn to The Holly Bush Inn at Greenhaugh for a swift half! The Inn is owned by John Thompson who is a TOMCC member and great supporter of the Dapper Weekender, he has offered a two night stay at the Inn which we plan to auction to raise money for the charities. Huge thanks to John!!! :o)) Arr 12.30pm depart 1.15pm

From The Holly bush we will take the fabulous roads south finishing at Chollerford for the final coffee and cake of the day!

Arr 2pm depart at your leisure.

NOTE: If you have ordered Dapper Tees or Hoodies and planning to come along on Sunday then drop me a note and I will bring along for you. I will have card payment app with me.

WEATHER. Will be keeping an eye on this so please check the web site for any updates prior to Sunday

Dapper Weekender: Your Help Needed!

Hi All

There are less than 50 days now to the Dapper Weekender, this cannot happen without the support of the club and its members, so how can you help?

Before I start, please remember this is a charity event aimed at raising as much money as possible for Prostate Cancer and Men’s Mental Health Charities, it doesn’t require you to have a classic bike or want to ride one, nor do you need to dress Dapper or even drink beer!! you just need a willingness to help!

Friday Night Door Ticket & Raffle Sales.
Help needed here checking tickets on the door.
Sunday Bike Parking: Anyone not afraid to shout and swear! Preferably people not doing the actual ride who can also help with the car park signs and be in place for the bikes arriving.

Sunday Door Badge & Raffle Sales.: Cat has a list of the ‘Dapper Tappers’ who have volunteered so far. We will also be focussing this year on selling as many badges as possible at Triumph prior to the ride on Sunday, as such we will have a table set up there as well as at the Brewery.
Branch Recruitment Stall: Volunteers required for set up and manning on the Sunday
Raffle Ticket Sales Before Event; Watch out for a Facebook post from Triumph on this! We have 3 amazing prizes to win! If you aren’t able to help with the above then just buy a raffle ticket or event better sell some and potentially win a a bonus prize from Triumph for the one who sells the most! raffle tickets can be bought or collected from Cheryle at Triumph or myself on an Amblers Ride

Leafleting and Posters.
If you have a local pub or café that you could stick a poster up in PLEASE DO! these can be collected from Cheryle at Triumph or myself on an Amblers Ride.

If you are willing or able to do any of the above please please drop me an email (if you have not done so already) together we can make this an amazing event that the Branch can be proud of being involved with

And finally, if you haven’t bought your ticket yet… what are you waiting for!!!

Many Thanks

Café Amblers Ride Out: Sunday 14th April

Hi All

The first Amblers ride of 2024 is scheduled to go ahead weather permitting on Sunday 14th.

We will be meeting 9.30am for a 10.00am start at the Dobbies Garden Centre Car Park,
Street House Farm, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9BT

I will be posting full ride details here so keep an eye out for those!

Happy Ambling and fingers crossed the rain finally stops!


Dapper Social T shirts and Hoodies: Price reduction!

Hi all

Good news I have managed to source a new supplier for the hoodies for a great price reduction!!! New prices are:-

T-Shirts £16 Plus £4 Charity donation total £20
Hoodies £25 Plus £5 Charity donation total £30

I will be ordering this week so if you fancy a smart upgrade to your casual collection drop me an email along with sizes, M/L/XL any colour so long as its black!

Dapper Social T Shirts and Hoodies

Hi all,

Following interest (and orders!!) at the last meeting and also the beer and curry night, of the Dapper Social T-shirt and hoody I was modelling! I have sourced some costs:-

If I can get orders for 20 of each then:-
T-Shirts are £16 Plus £5 Charity donation £21
Hoodies are £31 Plus £5 Charity donation £36

These are slightly more expensive than the original supplier but the prints are of a far higher quality. The T shirt itself is Gildan soft style 153g

They both come in one style, unisex/male, black, with small chest logo to front and large logo on the back

Size: S M L XL XXL
Chest (to fit): 34/36 38 40/42 44/46 48/50

If you could email me if you are interested and what size to

Triumph Newcastle Unleashed Party

The Dapper Weekender, is delighted that two of its main sponsors, Triumph and Master Debonair, will be working together over the coming months. To kick this partnership off Triumph Newcastle are holding an event at the Master Debonair East Boldon shop on….


A perfect opportunity for those retired and workshy amongst us to pop along for what looks to be a great little event.

Join us Friday 16th February from 3pm at Master Debonair at our Unleashed Party. You can come along and have a look at the bikes, chat about booking a demo while enjoying an epic afternoon with the guys at MD with a few beers, good music and a bit of banter. There’s also the opportunity for you to purchase early bird tickets to the Dapper Do in conjunction with the DGR later on in the year.

If you do want to come along on your bike, the guys at MD have ample parking at the front of their store.

Hope to see you there!

Event Calendar 2024

A full calendar of events rides and social are planned for 2024, so check out the calendar, on the main page, print it off and get planning!!!
Three big events for you and information in the news section: –

May: Friday 17th & Sunday 19th: The Dapper Weekender
June: Friday 7th- Friday 14th: Summer Tour of Ireland
July: Friday 12th – Sunday 14th: Old Peculier Run to Masham N. Yorkshire

The Dapper Weekender! May 17th & 19th

‘The Dapper Weekender’
A Party in a Brewery, fabulous classic and custom styled bikes, a great social weekend, all for charity and supported by our very own TOMCC branch. What are you waiting for??
It is is a fabulous event for everyone, you don’t have to be a biker! get your friends, family and work colleagues to join us and enjoy the fun!
So grab yourselves a couple of tickets and help us to raise as much money for Prostate Cancer and Men’s Health charities.

Early Bird tickets £10 Tickets @
Full details@

Dapper Weekender Tickets provide entrance to:-
‘The Dapper Do’ Friday 17th May (6pm-11.30pm) with live music and stalls including tattooist, barber and street food at Tyne Bank Brewery.
‘The Dapper Social’ Sunday 19th May(1pm-4.00pm) Social gathering and display of over 300 classic styled bikes. The DGR will finish at the brewery where we will be staging street food and stalls as well as the mass display of all participating bikes.

‘The Old Peculier Run!’ to Masham.

A fabulous weekend of riding based in the home of Yorkshire brewing, Masham, the home of T&R Theakston and the Black Sheep Breweries. Masham is the very essence of a Yorkshire Dales market town, from the rich and gentle landscape that surrounds it to the busy market square lined with independent businesses.

After a leisurely amble (this is the Café Amblers after all!) down to Masham on the Friday The Saturday run out takes us through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales where there are some of the best roads in the country! A full days riding taking in the best that the Dales has to offer.

Key Information
Travel: This is a Friday – Sunday event so we will be looking to travel down as a group during the day Friday, those wishing can obviously just join us afterwork in Masham Friday evening.
Accommodation: We will be eating at and leaving from the Kings Head Hotel, which is in the square in the centre of Masham, so most tend to stay here however there is other accommodation in the town if you want to go your own way that’s fine, but please let me know.
Booking: All bookings to be done individually.
Please confirm to me if you are coming and where you will be staying so I can confirm numbers:

Beer & Curry Night Final Call: Friday 23rd February

Hi all,

Final call for the ‘Beer and Curry Night’ and a chance to blow away this rain drenched January with a well deserved night out!
I will be sending payment details out to those that are coming so send me a note if you are wanting to be added to the list so I can include you.
Confirmed attendees so far are:
Ged Tellwright
Cat Tellwright
James Lynch
Vic Stevenson
Carol Stevenson
David Webb
Linda Webb
Philip Hunt
Trevor Craggs
Andrew Richards
Vanessa Richards
Mark Loftus
Debbie Loftus
Iain Inglis
Gillian Inglis
Mark Lamb
Ali Lamb
Graeme Henderson
Dave Harding
Tracy Tordai

Also let me know if I have missed anyone!!