This is the web site of
The Freedom Riders MCC
of Hayes and Ruislip, West London.
Oafeways Collection <<<<<Read this- such a laugh
Name: Stephen Cross
I lived in the heyday of the club in South Ruislip
I now live in Ickenham
Married Jane in 1984 (met her at The Cricket Inn,
Beesands in 1981). Divorced 2009.
Daughter Maryellen born in 1988.
Son David born 1990.
Bike I would be remembered for
Riding pillion on Paul's !!!!
Giving lifts to FRMCC members whose bikes were off the road in a Red 1600GT Mk2 Cortina
Now in a Ford Focus
My memories of the club
Meeting in Cavalier Gardens in Hayes (where Polly and the Benner brothers lived).
Tuesday night meetings at the Peggy Bedford on the Bath Road.
Trips to The Avon Causeway Hotel in Dorset.
The 'many' trips to Beesands, Devon.
The 'Bottle of Bulldog' nights at The Plough, Harefield.
The 'Good Old Days' show at the Church Hall, Harefield at Christmas 1980.
Summary of my life to date
Still working in I.T within the Banking sector, which I have done since 1974.
I get down to Devon at least once a year still, even camped down there in 2003 and 2004.
My hobbies today are
Watching live Rock Music - managed to go to The Rayners in Rayners Lane (where else!) regularly.
(Actually The Rayners has now closed and the music moved to another venue locally promoted by Philip of the Freedom Riders)
http://www.tropicatruislip.co.uk is the new place - run by Philip Duerden of...The Freedom Riders!!
At my funeral please arrange to have the following played
Jerusalem - William Blake
Spiral Architects - Black Sabbath
Can't really think of a third.....maybe something by The Portsmouth Symphonia!