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Dragon Rally 2017

Saturday/Sunday 11th/12th February 2017

United Kingdom

TWO THIRDS OF TICKETS ALREADY SOLD

(31.10.16)

UK Bookings

PRICE £25 STERLING plus TWO STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPES.

Cheques payable to Conwy MCC

Continental Bookings

£30 or 40 EUROs including Postage PLEASE INCLUDE AN EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Euro's or Sterling Cheques please. I cannot accept Euro Cheques.

SEND TO:-

CONWY MCC

HILLBERRY

25 MAELGWYN DRIVE

DEGANWY

CONWY

LL31 9UY

A few points.

1. Remember to take great care with gas canisters; sadly a couple of years ago one participant was found dead on the Sunday morning.

2. Last year for the first time ever a few participants had items stolen even from their tents whilst they were asleep. Take care of things like wallets & mobile phones.

3. STOP PRESS. The site has been chosen and as requested by many of you it is a new back to basics site. Not the luxery of last year!

I look forward to hearing from you all once again.

Graham



The Dragon Rally

Like the Elephant in Germany and the Crystal Rally in Norway, is one of the Great European rallies usually held in the bitter depths of winter. It's where the enthusiasts go to talk shop, indulge in nostalgia, tell stories of their two-wheel exploits, make abusive comments about car drivers and fine weather motorcyclists (who only bring their motorcycles out in the summer).

The Conwy and District Motorcycle Club started the Dragon Rally in 1960 and it takes place in winter in the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia, North Wale and serves as a meeting place for motorcyclists all over the Continent.

Participants are limited to 1400 and they're not told the location of the camp site until they have reported to one of the caravans, which are positioned within 6 to 15 miles of it, for ticket stamping. Once there, they enjoy the Conwy & DMCC's warm welcome and hot soup as well as the local amenities including some fabulous pubs.

Each year the Dragon Rally badge is either red or white or green; the colours of the Welsh Flag, and is generally classy and collectable.

The venue has been held at numerous sites including:-

  • Bryn Bras Castle, Llanrug;
  • Gwrych Castle, Abergele;
  • Tyddyn Rhonwy, Llanberis;
  • The Riverside located between Betws-y-Coed and Capel Curig;
  • Ty’n-y-Berth; Nant Gwynant,
  • Beddgelert; Garth Farm,
  • Twin Lakes; and Llanrwst, Gwynedd.