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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?


    Site Access Issues

    Mat-Moo
    By Mat-Moo,

    As you have noticed, there has been a few hours of downtime on this site. Not only this site, my whole server and the data centre it is hosted at :( Seems as though they have been the target of a very large DDoS attack (roughly 400,000 packets a second). They do have in place some anti-DDos equipment, howver these packets where in a strange format, causing them not to be recognised and the packets to casue issues. I hope it's sorted now, and sorry for the delays!


    Thames Valley Treasure Hunt May 14th

    john
    By john,

    :o :o We have an event coming up on MAY 14th, so keep those cars roadworthy and make a date for the

    B) SPRING TREASURE HUNT . B)

     

    This is a day out for everyone. :)

    Created by Alan Saunders specifically for this Thames Valley Hoods day out, the hunt is for a collection of witty and criptic clues all with a motoring theme for you to spot and collect along a prescribed country drive, for which you will be given course notes on arrival at the start venue.

    At set intervals, and not against the clock ! :( , you will set off along the route collecting and noting down your answers.

    There is a prize for the most correct observations when the scores are totted up at the finish venue ( The Pub with No Name ).

    A small entry fee per car full will pay for the prize.

     

    Refreshments available at the start and finish venues.

    Bring any car, and as many occupants as you wish. I get a feeling those with people carriers will have an advantage of more eyes and ideas flowing.

    ( Grandma's are pretty handy with the criptic stuff , must be all the crosswords etc. )

     

    Alan has put all his notes and locations on his website for you to view , bar of course the clues, which you will have to wait for on the day.

    You can view them here......... www.promec-services.co.uk/hoods/paperchase.htm

     

     

    I hope lots of you can make this a really good event , and our thanks should go to Alan who has been concocting this jaunt solely for your enjoyment, for some time now.

     

    Please let me know by return email, to give us some idea of numbers .

     

    Any questions, please let me know. -_-

     

    Thanks.

    See you soon B)

     

    John


    Dent Weekend 12th / 14th May 2006

    red7
    By red7,

    It's that time of the year again when we make our plans to attend Barbon Hill Climb. Last year we camped in Dent a short drive from the Hill Climb Venue. This year I'm investigating hiring a cottage or large caravan as well as the camping option.

     

    A short description of Dent: A very small pretty village with three pubs one shop and a restauraunt populated by friendly local people.

     

    We will set off from the North East on Friday night, the hill climb is on Saturday afternoon and make our way back to the North East on Sunday.

     

    If anyone out there is interested in coming along please drop me a PM.

     

    Here is the link to the National hill climb calendar.

     

    http://www.nicholsonmclaren.com/hill_climb_2006.htm


    Stoneleigh

    rusty
    By rusty,

    Hi

    All,

    anyone going to Stoneleigh Sunday morning fancy convoying or meeting up on the way myself and Mark Williams are leaving Junc 7 M11 about 8.0am heading up the M11 to the A14 and across to the M1, if you want to meet up let me know we are meeting at McDonalds just off junc 7, M11. about 7.30-8.0

    cheers,

    Rusty


    Stoneleigh From The South

    john
    By john,

    :rolleyes: The Thames Valley group will be heading for Stoneleigh early on Sunday, route will be Reading / Oxford / M40. with meeting points along the way.

     

    Anyone wishing to join, please let me know .

     

    Looks like old smokey will be leaving his last trail of blue !!! :) :D :o


    Stoneleigh From The North West

    Big Jim
    By Big Jim,

    OK, Guys & Gals, anyone from the north West (our anywhere else that wants to join in) Meeting at Knutsford services (S/bound) for a 3-30pm away (prompt!) on Saturday.

     

    The plan is to get there, get tents up, then pub meal, return, drink a few beers, beat Joey up, :lol: :lol: drink a few more, beat Billy up. :lol: ;) kip the night, show on the Sunday,.

    Then depending what the weather's doing :huh: , work commitments :( , wifey comitments :angry: etc, either stay another night, or head off home.


    Essex Meet

    rusty
    By rusty,

    Hi

    All

    as you probally realised this months Essex meet clashes with Stoneliegh so hopefully see some of you there. those who can,t make it to Stoneliegh theres always Battlesbridge Car show and Autojumble on Sunday 14th May, should be quite a few of us there, details to follow.

    cheers

    Rusty


    Treasure Hunt And Camping Weekend

    Big Jim
    By Big Jim,

    Treasure Hunt and Camping weekend.

    Friday 5th---Sunday 7th of May

    Based around the Fox and Hounds Pub

    West Witton

    Leyburn

    N Yorks

    D18 4LX

     

    Camp from Friday Night (or Sat)

    At the Pub

    Run out through the Dales Sat

    Stopping for lunch

    Evening Meal back at Fox and Hounds and a evening of merriment

    Sunday Treasure hunt again through the Dales with time to stop and see some of the local attractions

     

    Any one interested can you please let Karl Hooley know by emailing him at here (click on the link and it'll put his e-mail address in your website address bar, copy it from there to your e-mail.)

    Don't want to put live e-mail addresses up on here.


    Good Friday Run Out.

    Big Jim
    By Big Jim,

    Anyone who would like a run out on Good Friday, meet at Forton services (Northbound side) J32/J33, M6. for AWAY at 10-30am, bring butties and flask for lunch, but hopeful of a pub meal at tea time.

    Adrian is plotting the route, as he's the local up there.

     

    Jim


    East Anglia

    piddy
    By piddy,

    Hi.

    The Mid Suffolk show is on next Sunday 16th April.

    Those attending should meet at the Shell garage between the A140 and the B1077 on the A1120 at 08.30.

    or outside Stonham barns show ground at 09.00.

    I can e mail you a map if you need one.


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