The Guvnors’ Assembly Needs You

by Adam on 15, March, 2017

We Need You


For a year and a day those exceedingly nice fellows have offered chaps entering L’Eroica Britania the opportunity to sign up as a “Team”, the pioneers took this route but truth be told not a an awful lot happened after putting our names on the dotted line.

This year however, it would appear things have changed somewhat and we are now eligible for a field card

The Field Card

As you can see they promise the world for very little. I’ve been so bold as to read the small print and it would appear all we need to do is provide our electronic mail addresses offer ourselves at the feet of the organisers and should we be deemed a Team then we will be welcomed with open arms.

The Eroica chaps do ask that we wear team strip (check) or Tweed (double check), but lets be honest the GA are not the sort of fellows who will turn a fellow away on account of his attire or transport, in fact, truth be known a fellow has not even got to be a fellow.

If your whistle has been whetted then just pop your name over on the forum and we will get the secretary to collate names and email addresses then pop them in the old velum envelope.

See you later chaps

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Top Cap! The most Effectual! Top Cap!

by Adam on 21, February, 2017


In a Derek Nimmo sort of way, a funny thing happened at GA towers last week.

In conversation with @BicycleSeb he mentioned that many a cyclist have more than one bike, obviously we were incredulous, before he went on to explain that some of them may even have a newfangled system for holding a chap’s forks on called a “Headset” by this time we were sat down with a large brandy muttering that it could not possibly be so.

Seeing the angst scored in the lines of my brow he went on to pour oil over my troubled waters and explained that whilst he could not make everything well at the wave of his wand, he had been having a little play with his pencils and produced a little aide memoire that would help those on even the most fashionable of bikes remember they not only have a proper bike but are a member of one of the most respectable cycling clubs in the country.

Sold on the idea, we agreed to sub-contract the finer details to Mrs Adam, before @BicycleSeb approached Kapz and hammered out the sort of deal for the GA that Mrs May can only dream of.

If you should wish to adorn “the other bike” with a plaque of  style and taste  then those nice people at Kapz will be more than happy to oblige.


Are You Up To Much This Year?

by Adam on 31, January, 2017

Think 2017

Well it’s new year so we had better get the Mountblanc out and ink a few dates into the old Collins, we’ve pulled together a few of the dates we are aware of so far this year, but of course if you would like a date adding or even think so little of your reputation you would care to host a ride in your local neck of the woods then please feel free to get in touch either on the bottom of the page or drop a quick missive to Admin@TheGuvnorsAssembly .com

So what do we know then?

26th Feb 2017No ExcusesA Sportive around Cambridgeshire, the nice part being you get your money back if you turn upThe Cambridge Schlep
Mar 2017Nothing much on at the momentSuggestions chaps?
23rd Apr 2017Tour of The Black CountryIt’s not that black but it is rather good fun and very Guv friendly (mostly)Battenberg
13th May 2017The Tweed RunPossibly the ride that started it all? Everyone should ride it at least onceI say Old Chap!
14th May 2017Tally Ho! Ft. The GAEarly days but fingers crossed Jack and the chaps will open their door to us againGive us a chance
16th - 18th June 2017Eroica UKIt's the big one, bikes, beer and I've been told other none bike related stuffErotica
14th - 16th Jul 2017Velo RetroA silly bloody ride on the Saturday or a much more civilised affair on the SundayHills, Gin and beer
Aug 2017Another free month, unless you know better?
Sept 2017Free month (or maybe not depending on Pashley)
Oct 2017A free month again!I really hope we can sort something out?
Nov 2017The Holly Run (of course)No date or venue sorted yet, but it will be


Happy Christmas One and All!

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  Well Gentlemen, it is that time of year once again, Christmas is drawing in and not far on it’s heels will be the New Year, and what a year! We’ve been taken in hand and led on jollies from what is to all intents and purposes France to the traditional Holly Run in the […]

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The 2016 Holly Run

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After a little hiatus in the country, circumstances, kind offers and a few requests resulted with the GA’s Holly Run being relocated back into the cradle of modern civilisation, but as befitting a modern city the stops were all new. Well with the exception of Tandem Coffee House but what we can say, we are […]

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And The 2016 Holly Run is in…

October 4, 2016 Jollies

  Well the evenings are closing in, the weather is turning for the worse it can mean only one thing, better get a date in the diary for the Holly Run, this year we have something a little different lined up for your delectation. Based in the picturesque fishing village of Stockport in Cheshire we […]

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The Pashley Picnic, They Think It’s All Over…

September 23, 2016 Jollies

Pashley Picnic Ride 2016 from Pashley Cycles on Vimeo. It has to be said the Guvnors’ Assembly enjoy a ride, sometimes it’s up hill and down vale chasing after chaps who have purchased Bakelite bikes under the impression it will enable them to enjoy cycling all the more. On the other side of the coin […]

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