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  • Welcome to RHOCaR - The UK Kit Car Club

    The aim of the club is to help and support members during the build (and inevitable on going maintenance and modifcation) as well as to plan and organize a wide range of social and sporting events, from local area events to our national End of Year Bash! We have one of, if not the largest club stand at the National Kit Car Show at Stoneleigh each year, and we definitely serve the best burgers! We also have stands at many other shows throughout the year all around the country. It's not just shows though, our active area secretaries and members arrange regular run outs and even longer trips including the ever popular Wales and Scotland trips.

    The Club produces four magazines a year, exclusively for club members. It is packed with news, events, articles, technical features and irreverent cartoons. The Club is an independent organisation, and although we have our roots as the Robin Hood Owners Club and Register, we are very much a club for all makes and model of kit car, so anyone can be a "Hoody", as its all about the state of mind, not the car you drive!

    Being a member of The UK Kit Car Club has many benefits above those already mentioned. Members benefit from discounted insurance with nearly all of the specialist kit car insurers, and often get a discount that is more than the membership fee itself. Membership also gets you full access to the forum, and a wide variety of other discounts, including discounts at Euro Car Parts. You'll also find other members are willing to go well above and beyond for anyone they see is in need of help, as long as they too are a member!

    So whether you own a Robin Hood, a GBS Zero, a Locost, an MK, a Westfield or a Caterham, all can benefit form joining, so what are you waiting for?

    Attending Car shows as a club

    By Jtox,

    morning I attended locke Park classic car show on Sunday at first I went along in my gbs just to have a look round .. ended up showing my car someone with a Westfield talked me into it and I was surprised how much people liked it and  got me thinking do we as a group of robinhood gbs zero lovers ever arrange to attended any car shows classic or others as a club to see if we can get new members interested in joining g the forum or local area meets 

    Oadby motorfest 14/8/22

    By DeanRudkin,

    Oadby is holding a motorfest tomorrow from 10am if anyone is interested I’ll be taking my car… that’s right it’s on the road and working 

    Motorfest NI

    By toriitom,

    For those members who reside in N.Ireland and also for those visiting Motorfest NI has come round again.

    The event will be in 21st August 2022 at the Ballee Playing Fields in Ballymena. For further details see poster below



    monthly Leicestershire meet

    By tractor,

    meeting at the gate hangs well syston 17/08/22 from 7pm hope to see everyone there  


    Nathan parker
    By Nathan parker,

    Hi Darrell please can you keep me updated on any event in the north west please thanks.

    North East area extra meeting at Darlington. August 10th 2022.

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    Hi All, it's time for the monthly meeting again, The meet will be held at the usual venue of,

    The Old Farmhouse, Yarm road, Darlington DL2 1JZ.

    I will be there from 7-00 pm onwards and look forwards to seeing Members and Friends both old and new

    Take care and drive safely.


    North East Area Run to Jim Clark Museum

    By alantoon,

    On Thursday 11th of August I am organising a run up to the Jim Clark Museum in Duns on the Scottish Borders. The run will be about 120 miles and we will be having a "gentle" run. We are leaving the Three Horse Shoes NE244HF entrance at 10-30am and we are taking a picnic lunch. If you plan to join us please let me know, Alan

    Boston (Lincs) Classic Car Show - Aug 14th

    By alanrichey,

    Just to let everyone know that Boston Classic Car Club (http://bostonclassiccarclub.org.uk/)  are holding their annual Classic car show at Orchard Park Field just outside Boston (PE20 3QU) on Sunday 14th Aug. They allways have a good turn out of cars and usually have a refreshment stall and a band playing for part of the event.   If anyone wants to join up contact Jonty Wild (Jonty)

    South Yorkshireish Area Meet August

    By Grim,

    July's meet is on Wednesday the 3rd August at:

    Monk's Bridge Farm
    Nobel Way,
    S25 3QB
    Coming eastbound from the M1 J31, take a left at the roundabout by the red lion and proceed for nearly 2 miles, and Monk's bridge is the 4th exit off the next roundabout.

    Normal time is 7:30, though some may turn up earlier if eating.


    EuroBash 2023

    By nelmo,

    (I'm extending this out to non-members as I'm not being inundated with interest 😀)

    I am hoping to do a week long tour of (mainly) France in June, 2023 and would really like to have some company- a bit less interesting on my own 😉 . If you've not done anything like this before, it is a bucket-list ticker - French roads are smooth and empty and the Alps section in particular is beyond pretty (think Scotland but with sunshine, bigger mountains and no traffic or midges).

    Below are some rough details - please let me know if you are interested.

    A rough route:


    (I'm only using Google maps to get this overall view of the trip but it's too darn clever for it's own good; I think it's taking into account closed mountain roads and current COVID restrictions, so it can't calculate a route for the 2nd half of the trip, hence my roughly drawn thin blue line - I hope you get the picture)

    Dates: 10th - 17th June, 2023

    Day 1 - ferry to Calais (or Eurotunnel if we can stretch to it) and then a slog, mostly on Autoroutes to Limoges (about 470 miles).

    Day 2 - Limoges to just north of Montpelier, via the Millau viaduct (260 miles)

    Day 3 - to Cannes along some hopefully nice bits of the French Riviera (230 miles).

    Day 4 - possibly a couple of hours in Cannes to see the sights then a short hop up the famous Route Napoleon (145 miles)

    Day 5/6 - Hairpin Heaven - typical Alpine roads past famous ski resorts and a brief squirt into Italy (170 miles per day)

    Day 7 - Lake Annecy, Jura mountains - last stop near Dijon (190 miles)

    Day 8 - slog on Autoroute back to Calais and ferry home (360 miles)


    Around £1,300 all-in (ferry, fuel, tolls, food, accommodation etc).

    Rough breakdown:
        Ferry - £100-£200 (more for Eurotunnel, unless you get Tesco vouchers which makes this free!)
        Tolls - £50-£100
        Accommodation - £400 (7 nights)
        Fuel - £400 (I originally costed this out before the current situation, so this may be more, unless prices drop by next June).
        Food - £200

    NOT included: insurance and breakdown cover


    This is a single, circular route, staying at different places each night. I will be providing sat-nav routes which we can stick together on but you're welcome to make your own, go your own way etc. My routes avoid motorways (except day 1 and 7) so if you're feeling too tired on a day, you can just navigate by the fastest route to the hotel for the night.

    Personally, I like the driving (and at a decent pace) rather than sightseeing, although regular coffee stops are a must! I'm not an early riser, so I tend to be up at 7.30am and out by 8.30am (unless you consider that early, I guess?).

    A kit is obviously preferred but you're welcome to come along in anything you want.

    What now?

    Nothing - I will probably start booking things in the Sept/Oct 2022, so there is no rush and I don't need to know numbers yet. This post is just to make you aware, have a think, start saving and begging with the other half/work to let you have the time off.

    Should you need any persuading about the joys of mountain roads, have a look at my Alps trip from 2020:


    So, hope a few of you want to join me - watch this space for updates.

    PS: I am happy to put a few people up for a night before and after, if you have to come from further north.

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