South Wales

The South Wales branch currently has members from Cardiff to Swansea and up the Rhondda Valley.

Some of the Branch at Hogging the Bridge 2017

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Helmet Park

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Contact

For further information contact:
Wendy Thorn (s_wales@bike.org.uk) on 01446 409038

Events

We have a list of South Wales activities.

Click on any of the images to see its full-sized version. (The text of branch pictures is coloured green, and that of regional pictures is brown.)

local Charity Run

Owian Glydwr Run September 14 2014. Waiting at slate quay by Caernarfon Castle for run to start, Run to all Castles in Gwynedd 110 miles approx, all moneys raised to go to guide for the blind.

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Chris Riley

Chris & Nicola Riley CMA Supporters Soth Wales on tour to CMA Ireland 2012.

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All Sorts of Bikes

BBB4 2 wheels and 3 all shapes and sizes makes and models all were welcome

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Old School

Greg & Anita came out to play with a bit of Old School and it claimed Best Classic

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The Carpenter

BBB4 Paul carves as he tells people of how a carpenters son changed his life

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A Brother in Need

BBB4 Always willing to give a hand or push to a bro in need

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SSS (Short Stuff Security)

BBB4 With one off trophies like these we took no chance. We drafted in some real SSS (Short Stuff Security)

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Treats Galore

BBB4 Whatever takes your fancy we had manicures and pampering, sweets, burgers face painting, dvds and info on the latest race track action

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Blood Bikers

BBB4 The Blood Bikers These guys really do their bit when it counts. Many thanks to them for their gift to all of us.

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Anita  queen of the raffle

BBB4 Debbie was just baffled while Anita just raffled

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Raffle Prizes

BBB4 Wendy has the raffle all wrapped up well she wrapped the amazing hampers. Later in the day prizes were won by people from Barry, Britton Ferry & Swansea

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Setting up

BBB4 Meeting new people and renewing old friendships.
People start to arrive from North South East & West. Haverfordwest, Gloucster, Barry, Birmingham and Bristol.

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F&F Food & Fellowship

Food and Fellowship seem to follow wherever we go. This was at Builth Wells Show a few years ago

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Barry Beach

They make them hardy in Wales Wendy, Potcher & Debbie New Years Day on the beach at Barry Island. The guy in the middle hiding is Chris Wendy's husband

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Daddo & Lizzy

Daddo and Daughter Lizzy setting off for CMA National AGM 2011

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South Wales supporter Shaz

Daddo wife Shaz gets out on the bike sometimes, but usually Lizzy beats her to it

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Daddo & lizzy, on the move

Daddo & Lizzy on the move on their way home from Huddersfield National Rally 2011

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Brecon Beacons

The sun does come out in Wales some times and when it does the local bikers head for Terry's Cafe on the veranda. So do we.

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EMC 2010 Huddersfield

You can tell its Wales yes it was raining. We set off for the run up to Huddersfield EMC 2010 via liverpool (The long way we know) but Debs mum had Tea on and a warm welcome waiting for us.She wasn't to happy though when she woke up in the morning to find two trikes parked on her front lawn.

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EMC 2010

Travelling light on the way to Hudderfield EMC 2010

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Sids Cafe

CMA South Wales visit to Sids Cafe (Last of the Summer Wine)during National Rally @ Huddersfield 2011

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Daddo and lizzy @ Sids cafe

When in Yorkshire do what Yorkshire folk do, Tetley tea @ Sids cafe (Last of the summer wine)Daddo & Lizzy enjoy a nice cupper and they do drink a lot of it

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Daddo with his other woman

Daddo sneaks a kiss with Nora, compo will be jealous.

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Shaz & Nora

Daddo's wife Shaz has words with Nora.

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Potcher & Nora

Potcher consoles Nora

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Deb @ Sids

Debbie says nothing she doesn't do tea but she liked the cream cakes

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Wendy & Chris Wedding arriving

Quite a crowd were waiting by the time they heard the bikes arrive and Wendy pulled up in style.

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Wendy & Chris's Wedding The arrival

Disembarking outside the church

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Offical Wedding  Escort

Escort members Potcher, Luke and Ratte

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Wedding Escort

Bikes & bows everywhere

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Wendy & Chris Mr & Mrs

Praise the Lord the deed is done. Introducing Mr & Mrs Christopher Thorne

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Potcher and his Cross

The cross showed the way at the wedding but Potcher wearing it was last to leave the church.

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Potcher & his cross 2

He might have been last to leave church but he beat everyone to the reception only just he was closely followed by Luke

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Potcher Wins

No one told him there was not a prize but he enjoyed the getting there anyway

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Final Wedding Shot

Everyone else arrives and no he is not looking for his prize he is checking to see if she is wearing her bike boots. But he's a gentleman and wouldn't tell what he saw.

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Wendy & Chris's Wedding

Branch member Wendy & husband Chris getting married and we were the unoffical escort (Wendy didn't know we were coming her family asked us) Not saying his bike was loud but Potcher had to kill the engine and freewheel 200 yards, so she didn't hear him coming.

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Branch AGM 2013

Branch AGM at Britton Ferry Baptist Church. We were joined by the new Minister Neale in his first day at the church who gave a word of encouragement to branch and shared communion with us. We were also joined by CMA Exec Rep Big Bob from North Wales

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Branch AGM Praying for local church leadership

Branch praying for home church leadership especially Neale in his new position at Britton Ferry. We have been praying for over a year that God would bring forward the right person for this church. Praise him for answered prayer

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Chilly & Chilli

Chilli sauce on the burgers but temp droping as well in sunny Barry

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Potcher warms things up

Boy scouts absent potcher starts the camp fire. Good practice for communicating with smoke signals

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Food & Fellowship

We couldnt manage without two of the most important things when we come together. Food & Fellowship

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Barry Island

Sand Castles, chips, ice creams and donuts at Barry Island what a way to end the day. We sure know how to party

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Branch & Friends at Barry

This is an amazing event organised by local churches that we have been part of for several years. This year we had a full branch turnout at Victoria park in Barry a fantastic day was had by everyone

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Ride Out from Victoria Park Show

Heading out at the end of the day for a litle relax time

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