The regular Annual Rally of the Cotton Owners and Enthusiasts’ Club, held in Gloucester, is one of the numerous events that has had to be cancelled this year because of the risks posed by Covid-19 and the subsequent Governmental guidelines.
As an alternative, the club is organising a ‘Virtual Rally’ on its forum, although this will run for rather longer than the original event, with it being ‘live’ between July 12 and August 14. Go to the club website (www.cottonownersclub.wordpress.com) and click the link to the forum.
Members are invited to send in recent photos of their bikes (sorry, but it’s Cottons only!) to enter the rally. As well as the normal classes (Best Prewar, Best Postwar, Best in Show) there are also a couple of competitions (Best caption, Who is this?) which will replace the Furthest ridden to show award.
The competitions and prizes are for members, although non-members are also welcome to ‘attend’ by going to the forum.
Non-members are also invited to post pictures of Cottons by registering with the forum (free and painless!) but unfortunately won’t be eligible for prizes – although they would be eligible if they join the club. And remember, in these strained times, clubs are in dire need of your support!
If you have an interest in Cottons, or want to find out more about this interesting and historic marque, head on over and join the fun between July 12 and August 14, all welcome!
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