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  • Steve Dawson

    25 year badge

    Member No 843

    Steve 'Removalman' Dawson
    V-Max Trike

    Steve is now the longest serving member with his picture on the me and my ride page. He joined in 1994 and comes from Dorset.

  • Tony Lewis

    25 year badge

    Member No 1708

    Tony 'Magic' Lewis

    Virago XV1100

    Well, what can you say, 'Magic' has been a member since 1996. starting in Wiltshire, he moved to Bristol and has ended up as a Somerset member. During his time he has been Treasurer 2000-01, Deputy rep 2000-02. Liason officer 2003-04. Hence the phrase 'He keeps showing up, just like MAGIC'

  • Paul Wilde

    25 year badge

    Member No 1754

    Paul 'Spatch' Wilde

    Virago XV 535

    Spatch from Gloucestershire joined the club in 1997. He acted as the Glossies rep from 1999-2002

  • Tony Black

    25 year badge

    Member No 1908

    Graeme 'Bunch' Burton

    Virago XV1100 and 1981 XV750

    Bunch from Gloucestershire joined in 1997

    He has served as: Centre Rep July 1999 - November 2000 Jan - March 2003, Deputy Rep April 2003-Oct 2004. In 2014 Graeme took on the role of Glossies rep.

  • Marilyn Morralee

    25 year badge

    Member No 2094

    Marilyn 'Maz' Morralee

    Virago XV535

    Maz is one of the Scrumpies Gloucestershire members. She joined the club in 1997

  • Andy Nicholls

    20 year badge

    Member No 2707

    Andy Nicholls

    Midnight Star XVS1300

    Andy joined in 1998, now moved to Shropshire but remains a proud Scrumpy. Andy attended all of the rallies except two because he was in hospital following a bike accident. Whilst in hospital he met Jan, Blacky's good lady, and this is how Blacky came to join the club. Now we know who to blame!

  • Tony Black

    20 year badge

    Member No 3151

    Tony 'Blacky' Black

    Virago XV1100 Trike

    Blacky joined in 2000, became Deputy rep in 2002 and Centre rep from 2003 - 2008 and again Oct 2010. He filled in as membership secretary for a while till Oct 2010. Sometimes the trike works and he brings it with him.

  • Dave Beynon

    20 year badge

    Member No 3158

    Dave 'Beano' Beynon

    Virago XV1100

    Since joining in 2000 Dave has been Somerset rep 2006-2009 and then Deputy Centre Rep in 2009. He is a regular at rallies and is always up for a rideout.

  • Sue Baker

    20 year badge

    Member No 3320

    Sue Baker

    VN 800

    Sue, who joined in 2000 met Clive through the club and they have been together for many years. They both live in Somerset.

  • Clive Goodman

    20 year badge

    Member No 3573

    Clive Goodman

    Dragstar XVS650

    Clive joined in 2000 and is a very active member. He was Somerset rep for 3 years 2003-2006

  • Sharon Bower

    20 year badge

    Member No 3584

    Sharon 'Shazza' Bower

    Dragstar XVS650

    Shazza joined in 2000 and quickly became a very active member. Shazza was Membership Secretary from 2004-2006, and Treasurer 2004-2008. She took on the role of Bristol/Glos rep from 2012-2014

  • Archie Emery

    20 year badge

    Member No 4622

    Archie Emery

    Dragstar XVS1100

    Joined in 2003 and one of Somerset's most loyal members. He has always encouraged new members and will help anybody out.

  • Rob Wardrope

    20 year badge

    Member No 4712

    Rob Wardrope

    Harley Road king

    Rob joined in 2003 at the same time as his Dad 'Shrek'. he lives just outside Bristol.

  • Brian Stockdale

    20 year badge

    Member No 4759

    Brian Stockdale

    Harley Wide Glide

    Brian has been a member since 2003 and is a regular on our rideouts, he lives in Bristol.

  • Brian Hopkins

    20 year badge

    Member No 4760

    Brian 'Hoppy' Hopkins

    Harley Davidson

    Hoppy joined in 2003 and always been an active member attending many rallies and every rideout he can. You don't see Hoppy without a smile on his face.

  • Sue Emery

    15 year badge

    Member No 4944

    Sue Emery


    Sue joined in 2004 a year after Hubby Archie. She's also been very active and was merchandise officer from 2007 to 2009

  • Joan Serwadczak

    15 year badge

    Member No 5261

    Joan Serwadczak

    XVS 1300 Trike

    Joan from Wiltshire is a very active members. Since joining in 2004, she has been to almost every rally and event on the calendar

  • Neil Loveday

    15 year badge

    Member No 5332

    Neil Loveday

    Warrior XV1700

    Neil lives in Wiltshire, he has been a member since 2005. He has been very active ever since, attending almost everything. Neil has held several positions in committee

  • Andrzej Serwadczak

    15 year badge

    Member No 5441

    Andrzej 'AJ' Serwadczak

    XV1700 Roadstar Silverado

    Joined in 2005. AJ held the positions of Wiltshire county rep, deputy centre rep and centre rep. AJ and his wife Joan, attends all rallies and events that he possibly can. In 2014 AJ rejoined the committee as Merchandise officer.

  • Mark Lewis

    15 year badge

    Member No 5476

    'Big' Mark Lewis

    XV1600 Wildstar

    Mark lives in Somerset and has been in the club since 2005. He is a regular on rideouts.

  • Phil Cox

    15 year badge

    Member No 5545

    Phil 'The Lyre' Cox

    XV1600 Wildstar

    Since joining the club in 2005 Phil has moved around a lot and is now the VSOC's most distant member, living in New Zealand. But is still proud to remain a Scrumpy

  • Angela Lawrence

    15 year badge

    Member No 5555

    Angela 'Lulu' Lawrence

    Honda Shadow

    Joined in 2005. Well known by all VSOC members on the Rally Circuit.

  • Rob Lawrence

    15 year badge

    Member No 5561

    Rob 'Fisty' Lawrence

    Dragstar XVS1100

    Fisty joined the club in 2005 he lives most of the year in Bristol, retirement means he can spend more time in Spain. He was Bristol rep Feb - Aug 2008.

  • Chris Whatley

    15 year badge

    Member No 5605

    Chris Whatley

    Warrior XV1700

    Chris lives in Somerset and has been a member since 2005

  • Ivor Edwards

    15 year badge

    Member No 5685

    Ivor Edwards


    Ivor from Bristol Joined in 2006. In 2010 his wife Sylvia joined with her XV920. Ivor became Somerset rep in 2013

  • Tony Rose

    15 year badge

    Member No 5863

    Tony 'Grasshopper' Rose

    Warrior XV1700

    Joined in 2006 as a Bristol member and our youngest member he soon became our youngest ever committee member holding the position of Bristol rep from 2009. He took on responsibility for Gloucester also from 2010 until 2012. He was again Bristol Rep in 2022 before taking up the Webmaster Postion in 2023

  • David Jones

    15 year badge

    Member No 5996

    David 'Becks' Jones

    Warrior XV1700

    Pictured here with a previous XVZ1300 Royalstar he owned before. He joined the club in 2007 and is a very active member who enjoys a night away (Hic). He lives in Gloucester and married to Dawn, whom he met through the VSOC.

  • Ian Patterson

    15 year badge

    Member No 6034

    Ian 'Pat' Patterson and Lyn

    Warrior XV1700

    Ian was encouraged to join the club as an associate, by his dad Bob, in 2007 he got the right bike and is now out as often as he can. He lives in Somerset with Lyn

  • Steve Bartlett

    15 year badge

    Member No 6171

    Steve Bartlett

    Dragstar XVS1100

    After joining as an associate with brother Phil, Steve bought the right bike and became a full member in 2008. Steve and Emelia live in Somerset.

  • Steve Carter

    15 year badge

    Member No 6214

    Steve 'Bandit' Carter

    Dragstar XVS1100

    Although Bandit has been in the club as a Scrumpy associate for many years He had the honour of becoming a National Associate in 2008

  • Steve Rhodes

    15 year badge

    Member No 6221

    Steve Rhodes

    Warrior XV1700

    Joined in 2008 and was Dorset Rep from 2010 - 2016. He was Deputy Rep between 2016 - 2019, acting Centre Rep from Feb 2019 - Oct 2019 and elected Centre Rep in Oct 2019. One of our longest continuously standing Committee members (second only to Dave 'Becks' Jones) within the Scrumpies, making him a 'fairly' active member!

  • Calley Williams

    10 year badge

    Member No 6445

    Calley Williams

    Dragstar XVS650

    Calley joined in her own right during 2010. Until then she came to many events with Grasshopper, her fella.

  • Dave Halkier

    10 year badge

    Member No 6576

    Dave Halkier

    Dragstar XVS650

    Dave from Wiltshire rejoined the club in 2011. Having originally joined in 1995 with a Virago 1100 he left in 2003

  • Bob Penfold

    10 year badge

    Member No 6580

    Bob Penfold

    Virago XV750

    Bob from Dorset joined in 2011.

  • Rob Bozas

    10 year badge

    Member No 6608

    Rob Bozas

    Virago XV1100 and XV535

    Rob joined in 2011, and has been to many events and rideouts.

  • Steve Church

    10 year badge

    Member No 6660

    Steve Church

    Honda CBR

    Steve lives in Somerset

  • Linda Grove

    10 year badge

    Member No 6705

    Linda Grove

    XVS950 Midnight Star

    Linda has been associated with the club for many years. She passed her test in 2012 and joined officially when she bought her hard earned 535 and soon after a Virago 750. Linda lives in Somerset and is an avid party and rally goer. Linda was the Events co-ordinator from 2013 to early 2017 and has moved on to several bigger bikes since then.

  • Mike Dyer

    10 year badge

    Member No 6725

    Mike Dyer

    Virago XV750 and Triumph Rocket 3

    Mike lives in Devon. He joined in 2012 with a Dragstar and soon after, seeing Bandits Rocket, 'wantedone'

  • Dawn Jones

    10 year badge

    Member No 6795

    Dawn Jones

    Yamaha Bolt 950R

    Joined in 2013 and married Dave the Scrumpy Treasurer in 2019. They live in Gloucestershire and ride around 4,000 miles a year including rallies, ride outs and abroad.

  • Pat Voke

    10 year badge

    Member No 6798

    Pat Voke

    Virago XV750

    Pat is from Bristol and joined in 2013 A very active member Pat was enrolled as Bristol rep in 2014

  • Terry Naudé

    Member No 6842

    Terry 'Joker' Naudé

    Dragstar XVS1100, XVS650 and BMW R1100RS

    Terry is from Dorset and is a regular at their meets. He joined in 2014

  • Colin 'Col' Gray

    Member No 6843

    Colin 'Col' Gray

    Virago XV750

    Colin from Somerset Joined in 2014 and got straight in to it, taking part in many rideouts

  • Gary and Alison Maidment

    Member No 6862

    Gary and Alison Maidment

    Virago XV1100

    Gary is a mechanic and they are regulars at many of our meets

  • Bill Emery

    Member No 6883

    Bill Emery

    Virago XV535

    Bill meets with our Wiltshire group even though he lives in Somerset (just). He was an Associate member for many years until the scrumpies dropped associate membership, so Bill bought the right bike and joined for real.

  • Bob and Jax Jarman

    Member No 6931

    Bob and Jax Jarman

    XVS 1300 Trike, Raider Trike and Dragstar 1100

    Bob and Jax have several motorcycles and a Raider is a more recent addition to their fleet. They are regulars at all events and rallys

  • Matt Rowley

    Member No 6959

    Matt Rowley

    XVS 1300 V Star

    Matt joined the club in 2015, He lives in the depths of Somerset

  • Les Lacey

    Member No 7072

    Les Lacey

    Dragstar XVS1100 Classic

    From Somerset and joined the club in 2017

  • Mike Nettley

    Member No 7221

    Mike Nettley

    Dragstar XVS1100 and Moto Guzzi V7

    From Wiltshire and joined the club in 2018

  • Phil Wright

    Member No 7251

    Phil 'Shiner' Wright

    2005 Royal Star Tour Deluxe (US import)

    Phil Joined in 2018 and is from South Somerset

  • Nick Reid

    Member No 7494

    Nick Reid

    XV1100 Dragstar

    Lee joined in 2022 and is from Poole

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