Late June

club-news

The date for our annual conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5.
Click Here for the latest information.

TC participation in 2014 driving events hit a new high at our May event with 12 TCs (out of 18 cars total) taking part in our “Wine Country Weekend”.


meetings

NOTE NEW MEETING TIME!  Unless otherwise noted, all future meetings will start at 7:00 PM, one hour earlier than in the past.  Doors will be open at 6:45.

Our next monthly meeting on July 22 will feature Bill Ippolito, who will speak about his adventures in flying and auto racing. Bill is a retired Delta Airlines Captain, lives in Newport Beach, and is still flying, and currently building an all metal RV-18 2-place airplane in his garage. While living in Dallas, and flying out of Atlanta, Bill started racing a Merlyn Formula Ford open-wheel race car at various tracks in the southeast, ultimately becoming the US importer of many Merlyns.

Our June picnic meeting at the Henkels’ home had 38 members in attendance with 5 TCs belonging to Thelander, Loe, Simmons, Hanes and guest Bata Mataja.  Thank you to Tony and Cindy Henkels for hosting another great picnic for the club.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

adamson-houseOur July event will take place on Saturday the 12th along the cool Malibu coastline.  Come take a tour of the historic Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum, a Spanish Colonial Radamson-house2evival style home built in 1929.  Please see the Calendar Page for additional information, and watch for a flyer with final details arriving by mail.

SPECIAL NOTE: Our private guided tour is limited to 20 persons.  Please let our event organizer, Steve Simmons, know if you plan to attend so we can keep track of our numbers.  Additional tickets will be available as overflow for the regular public tour which starts shortly after ours.

Our June event was attended by 22 members and guests, who enjoyed a beautiful day of cherry picking in Leona Valley. Five TCs and hundreds of cherries took part in the event.  TCs were driven by Richard and Sandra Loe, Garrett and Ambre Hanes, Steve and Linda Simmons, Joe Douglass and friend Eleanor, and Jim and Kim Ellis.


newsletter

The July Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

TC Motoring Guild welcomes our newest members!


web-site

June 26: New photo added to The Harvey Award page.

June 26: New information added detailing the origins of the Annual Conclave Award.

June 25: New information and photos added to The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page.

New photos and information added to the 1957 Conclave page.

New videos added to the Video Vault page.

New members for 2014 added to the membership pages.

New photos added to various other member pages.

New photos and information added to the 1989 Conclave page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early June

club-news

The date for our annual conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5.
Click Here for the latest information.

TC participation in 2014 driving events hit a new high at our May event with 12 TCs (out of 18 cars total) taking part in our “Wine Country Weekend”.


meetings

Our next monthly meeting is the much anticipated Summer Picnic Meeting at the Henkels home on June 24.  Note the earlier start time of 7:00 PM.  Watch for a flyer in the mail soon with further information.

Our May meeting had 17 members in attendance with 4 TCs (Edgar, Mclish, Simmons, Loe). Thanks to everyone who brought historic TCMG items to show!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

cherries On Saturday, June 14, take part in a fun day of driving along country roads and picking your own cherries right from the trees in the orchards of scenic Leona Valley. You will find new ways to enjoycherry-picking fresh cherries once you get home, assuming you haven’t eaten your entire load already!

This is a great event for kids, too. See the June newsletter, or flyer (in the mail), for further details including meeting time and place.

In all, 37 TCMG members and 12 TCs took part in our Wine Country Weekend event in May. Our event coordinator Steve Simmons would like to extend a huge thanks to those who helped make it such a success, including Linda Simmons who provided an amazing brunch for everyone, John and Linda Wright who opened their home and car collection to us, and to John Wright Jr. for hosting our lunch and wine tasting at his winery, Standing Sun Wines, in Buellton.

For more event information, see the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter.


newsletter

The June Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

TC Motoring Guild welcomes our newest members!


web-site

New videos added to the Video Vault page.

New members for 2014 added to the membership pages.

New photos added to various other member pages.

New photos and information have been added to the 1989 Conclave page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late May

club-news

The date for our annual conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5.
Click Here for the latest information.

TC participation in a 2014 driving event hit a new high this month with 12 TCs (out of 18 cars total) taking part in our “Wine Country Weekend”.


meetings

On May 27, come celebrate our 60th anniversary with presentations and discussion about the history of our club. Learn of its beginnings, hear stories from those who were there and see scrapbooks of photos and artifacts fromClick to enlarge the earliest days of the club through modern day. Members are encouraged to bring their own pieces of TC Motoring Guild history to share with others. This is one you don’t want to miss!

To wet your appetite, take a look at the accompanying photo. Why was Jim Bradeson’s TC rolled into his living room one evening in 1956? Be at our meeting to find out!

Our April meeting had 23 members in attendance with 4 TCs (Edgar, Simmons, Mclish, Loe). Thanks to Linda Simmons for arranging our puzzle night with custom TCMG / ARR Conclave puzzles.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

cherries On Saturday, June 14, take part in a fun day of driving along country roads and picking your own cherries right from the trees in the orchards of scenic Leona Valley. cherry-pickingYou will find new ways to enjoy fresh cherries once you get home, assuming you haven’t eaten your entire load already!

This is a great event for kids, too. Additional details including meeting time and place will be provided soon.

In all, 37 TCMG members and 12 TCs took part in our Wine Country Weekend event in May.  Our event coordinator Steve Simmons would like to extend a huge thanks to those who helped make it such a success, including Linda Simmons who provided an amazing brunch for everyone, John and Linda Wright who opened their home and car collection to us, and to John Wright Jr. for hosting our lunch and wine tasting at his winery, Standing Sun Wines, in Buellton.

For more event information, see the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter.


newsletter

The June Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

TC Motoring Guild welcomes our newest members!


web-site

New videos added to the Video Vault page.

New members for 2014 added to the membership pages.

New photos added to various other member pages.

New photos and information have been added to the 1989 Conclave page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early May

club-news

Our weekend event for May already has 33 people signed up. Get your reservations in before it’s too late! Also note that the date for our conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5. See the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter for further details.


meetings

On May 27, come celebrate our 60th anniversary with presentations and discussion about the history of our club. Learn of its beginnings, hear stories from those who were there and see scrapbooks of photos and artifacts fromClick to enlarge the earliest days of the club through modern day. Members are encouraged to bring their own pieces of TC Motoring Guild history to share with others. This is one you don’t want to miss!

To wet your appetite, take a look at the accompanying photo. Why was Jim Bradeson’s TC rolled into his living room one evening in 1956? Be at our meeting to find out!

Our April meeting had 23 members in attendance with 4 TCs (Edgar, Simmons, Mclish, Loe). Thanks to Linda Simmons for arranging our puzzle night with custom TCMG / ARR Conclave puzzles.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

NOTE: Our May event requires an RSVP! Please contact Steve Simmons if you plan to attend.

Wine Country WeekendOn May 9th, we will meet at the Simmons home for a light brunch before embarking on a memorable trip to Santa Barbara and surrounding wine country. Our journey will take us along a relaxing 80-mile scenic route to Santa Barbara on Friday. Saturday’s activities will include a drive into wine country to visit John Wright’s amazing collection of MGA Sebring Coupecars which includes not one, but two factory MGA Sebring race cars in addition to his TC and others. From there we visit a nearby winery before returning to Santa Barbara, finishing the night with a group dinner. We return home on Sunday morning. See the latest newsletter or contact Steve Simmons for information on hotel reservations.

17 TCMG members / guests and 3 TCs were in attendance for our April wildflower tour.

For more event information, see the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter.


newsletter

The May Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Hema & Janakie Ratnayake!


web-site

New photos and information have been added to the 1989 Conclave page.

New members for 2014 added to the membership pages.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late April

club-news

Our weekend event for May already has 33 people signed up. Get your reservations in before it’s too late! Also note that the date for our conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5. See the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter for further details.


meetings

On May 27, come celebrate our 60th anniversary with presentations and discussion about the history of our club.  Learn of its beginnings, hear stories from those who were there and see scrapbooks of photos and artifacts fromClick to enlarge the earliest days of the club through modern day.  Members are encouraged to bring their own pieces of TC Motoring Guild history to share with others.  This is one you don’t want to miss!

To wet your appetite, take a look at the accompanying photo.  Why was Jim Bradeson’s TC rolled into his living room one evening in 1956?  Be at our meeting to find out!

Our April meeting had 23 members in attendance with 4 TCs (Edgar, Simmons, Mclish, Loe).  Thanks to Linda Simmons for arranging our puzzle night with custom TCMG / ARR Conclave puzzles.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

NOTE: Our May event requires an RSVP! Please contact Steve Simmons if you plan to attend.

Wine Country WeekendOn May 9th, we will meet at the Simmons home for a light brunch before embarking on a memorable trip to Santa Barbara and surrounding wine country. Our journey will take us along a relaxing 80-mile scenic route to Santa Barbara on Friday. Saturday’s activities will include a drive into wine country to visit John Wright’s amazing collection of MGA Sebring Coupecars which includes not one, but two factory MGA Sebring race cars in addition to his TC and others. From there we visit a nearby winery before returning to Santa Barbara, finishing the night with a group dinner. We return home on Sunday morning. See the latest newsletter or contact Steve Simmons for information on hotel reservations.

17 TCMG members / guests and 3 TCs were in attendance for our April wildflower tour.

For more event information, see the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter.


newsletter

The May Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Hema & Janakie Ratnayake!


web-site

New photos and information have been added to the 1989 Conclave page.

New members for 2014 added to the membership pages.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early April

club-news

Our weekend event for May already has 29 people signed up. Get your reservations in before it’s too late! Also note that the date for our conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5. See the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter for further details.


meetings

Fancy yourself a champion puzzle solver?  Take part in our puzzle challenge at the next monthly meeting on April 22!  Teams will compete for the fastest time to solve a TCMG-related puzzle.  Who will be crowned champion?  Be there to find out!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

wildflower-tourAfter several years of absence, we are happy to announce that the Joe Douglass Wildflower Tour is back!  With recent storms have come many types of wildflowers including poppies to the deserts north of Los Angeles.  On Saturday, April 26, our adventure will take us along scenic roads to the California Poppy Reserves in Lancaster where Joe will lead us to his favorite spots.  Watch this space for further details.

20 TCMG members and 6 TCs were in attendance for our March event for brunch and a tour of the Gamble House in Pasadena, followed by pie and coffee at the Henkels’ home.

For more event information, see the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter.


newsletter

The April Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Hema & Janakie Ratnayake!


web-site

New photos and information have been added to the 1989 Conclave page.

New members for 2014 added to the membership pages.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late March

club-news

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of one of our long-time members, Gene Wescott. Gene was an avid TC fan who owned two of them, one to enjoy in Alaska and one here in Southern California. The April newsletter will have more about Gene and his involvement with the club. Our condolences go out to his family and many friends. He will be missed.

Service arrangements will be announced at a future date for those who wish to attend. There are sure to be one or more TCs in attendance. Consider being one of them!

Our weekend event for May already has 29 people signed up.  Get your reservations in before it’s too late!  Also note that the date for our conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5. See the Calendar Page or the latest newsletter for further details.


meetings

Art Ludwick as Ben FranklinAt our next meeting on March 25, our own Art Ludwick will perform an entertaining and informative talk about the life of Benjamin Franklin. Adding to the experience, Art will be presenting himself as Dr. Franklin himself, in period dress, etc. A photo of Art in full Ben Franklin mode is shown here.

If you’ve ever seen Art as our holiday party auctioneer then you already know how entertaining this will be!

Our February meeting saw four TCs in attendance. Lets top that turnout in March!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

20 TCMG members and 6 TCs were in attendance for our March event for brunch and a tour of the Gamble House in Pasadena, followed by pie and coffee at the Henkels’ home.

Our April event at the California Poppy Reserves is still in limbo as we wait to see what the blooms will do this year.  In the event that the flowers do not show, another event will be substituted.  Details on this backup event are still in the works.

For more information, see the Calendar Page or the flyer in our March newsletter.


newsletter

The April Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

To view past newsletters, including one from way back in April 1958, visit the Newsletter Page.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Hema & Janakie Ratnayake!


web-site

New photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early March

club-news

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of one of our long-time members, Gene Wescott.  Gene was an avid TC fan who owned two of them, one to enjoy in Alaska and one here in Southern California.  The April newsletter will have more about Gene and his involvement with the club.  Our condolences go out to his family and many friends.  He will be missed.

Service arrangements will be announced at a future date for those who wish to attend.  There are sure to be one or more TCs in attendance.  Consider being one of them!

Our weekend event for May has been announced. Get your room reservations in before it’s too late!  Also, the date for our conclave with the Abingdon Rough Riders has been set for October 3-5.  See the Calendar Page or the upcoming March newsletter for further details.


meetings

Art Ludwick as Ben FranklinAt our next meeting on March 25, our own Art Ludwick will perform an entertaining and informative talk about the life of Benjamin Franklin. Adding to the experience, Art will be presenting himself as Dr. Franklin himself, in period dress, etc. A photo of Art in full Ben Franklin mode is shown here.

If you’ve ever seen Art as our holiday party auctioneer then you already know how entertaining this will be!

Our February meeting saw four TCs in attendance.  Lets top that turnout in March!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

Lame Duk KupOur next event takes us on a tour of Gamble House in Pasadena. This structure is named a National Historic Landmark for its outstanding examples of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter & Gamble Company.

For more information, see the Calendar Page or the flyer in our March newsletter.


newsletter

The March Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Reed & Phyllis Dickinson, and James Marsala!


web-site

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late February

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Our February event, the Lame Duk Kup, was well attended with 23 TCMG members present including four TCs driven by Simon, Loe, Simmons and Appell.  After a fierce 18 holes of miniature golf, David Edgar was victorious with a score of 49, including two hole in ones.  Congratulations David!

Our weekend event for May has been announced.  Get your room reservations in before it’s too late!  See the Calendar Page or the upcoming March newsletter for details.


meetings

thelander-watkins-glenOur next meeting will take place on February 25. Pete Thelander will give a presentation on his recent trip around the country to race his 1934 MG NE at Watkins Glen and other venues. Some of his stops with the car included Monterey, Put-In-Bay Ohio, Watkins Glen in New York and GoF 94 in Oneonta New York.

Our January meeting saw five TCs show up, including Richard and Sandra Loe’s TC making its first trip after an 18-year slumber just to be there. Lets top that turnout in February!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

Lame Duk KupOur next event takes us on a tour of Gamble House in Pasadena.  This structure is named a National Historic Landmark for its outstanding examples of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter & Gamble Company.

For more information, see the Calendar Page or the flyer in our March newsletter.


newsletter

The March Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Reed & Phyllis Dickinson, and James Marsala!


web-site

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early February

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Please welcome the newly elected 2014 TC Motoring Guild Executive Council! Your new Executive Officers are Steve Simmons, Ron Simon, Lucy McCanne, Joyce Edgar, David Edgar, Curt Sorensen and Gorden Bundy. Additional club chairs are Linda Simmons, Bobbie Simon, George Kershaw and Don McLish. Thank you to everyone who gives their time to keep our club running smoothly!

President – Steve Simmons
Vice President – Ron Simon
Secretary – Lucy McCanne
Treasurer – Joyce Edgar
Events – Steve Simmons
Programs – David Edgar and Curt Sorensen
Editor – David Edgar
Membership – Joyce Edgar
Regalia – Linda Simmons
Sunshine – Bobbie Simon
Raffle – George Kershaw
Historian – Don McLish
Ex-Officio – Gorden Bundy
Webmaster – Steve Simmons

Our congratulations also go out to the winners of the various TCMG awards for 2013:

Frank Mason Award – Steve Simmons
Earl Sargent memorial Trophy – Steve Simmons
Breakdown Award – Allan Chalmers

To learn more about these awards, including the various ways the breakdown award has been won, see the History Section of the web site.


meetings

thelander-watkins-glenOur next meeting will take place on February 25. Pete Thelander will give a presentation on his recent trip around the country to race his 1934 MG NE at Watkins Glen and other venues.  Some of his stops with the car included Monterey, Put-In-Bay Ohio, Watkins Glen in New York and GoF 94 in Oneonta New York.

Our January meeting saw five TCs show up, including Richard and Sandra Loe’s TC making its first trip after an 18-year slumber just to be there.  Lets top that turnout in February!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

Lame Duk KupOur next event is the Lame Duk Kup on Saturday, February 15. Start off the new year with a thrilling, no holds barred TC Motoring Guild miniature golf competition! The winner takes home our coveted Lame Duk Kup Trophy, to be treasured for one whole year. Lunch and awards will follow at the nearby Robin Hood British Pub. For more information, see the Calendar Page or the flyer in our January / February newsletter.

Lame Duk Trivia: A traditional events of over three decades and always the first one of the year, the Lame Duk Kup is an always changing event of competition and cheating, followed up by lunch and awarding of the coveted (not really) Lame Duk. Come test your skills and your ability to bend the rules to your advantage! To learn a bit about the history of this event, click here.


newsletter

The January / February Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Reed & Phyllis Dickinson, and James Marsala!


web-site

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late January

club-news

Please welcome the newly elected 2014 TC Motoring Guild Executive Council! Your new Executive Officers are Steve Simmons, Ron Simon, Lucy McCanne, Joyce Edgar, David Edgar, Curt Sorensen and Gorden Bundy. Additional club chairs are Linda Simmons, Bobbie Simon, George Kershaw and Don McLish. Thank you to everyone who gives their time to keep our club running smoothly!

President – Steve Simmons
Vice President – Ron Simon
Secretary – Lucy McCanne
Treasurer – Joyce Edgar
Events – Steve Simmons
Programs – David Edgar and Curt Sorensen
Editor – David Edgar
Membership – Joyce Edgar
Regalia – Linda Simmons
Sunshine – Bobbie Simon
Raffle – George Kershaw
Historian – Don McLish
Ex-Officio – Gorden Bundy
Webmaster – Steve Simmons

Our congratulations also go out to this year’s winners of the various TCMG awards:

Frank Mason Award – Steve Simmons
Earl Sargent memorial Trophy – Steve Simmons
Breakdown Award – Allan Chalmers

To learn more about these awards, including the various ways the breakdown award has been won, see the History Section of the web site.


meetings

Game Night

Our next meeting will take place at the usual Montrose location on January 28. The program for the evening will be Gene Olson’s much anticipated “Game Night”. What crazy contest will our host come up with this year? Be there to find out!

Our annual meeting / holiday party was well attended with 56 members present. A hearty thanks to Lucy McCanne for organizing a great holiday gathering for the club this year.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

Lame Duk KupNOTE DATE CHANGE: Our next event is the Lame Duk Kup on Saturday, February 15. Start off the new year with a thrilling, no holds barred TC Motoring Guild miniature golf competition! The winner takes home our coveted Lame Duk Kup Trophy, to be treasured for one whole year. Lunch and awards will follow at the nearby Robin Hood British Pub. For more information, see the Calendar Page or the flyer in our January / February newsletter.

Lame Duk Trivia: A traditional events of over three decades and always the first one of the year, the Lame Duk Kup is an always changing event of competition and cheating, followed up by lunch and awarding of the coveted (not really) Lame Duk. Come test your skills and your ability to bend the rules to your advantage! To learn a bit about the history of this event, click here.


newsletter

The January / February Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


web-site

Welcome our newest members, Reed & Phyllis Dickinson, and James Marsala!


web-site

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early January

club-news

Please welcome the newly elected 2014 TC Motoring Guild Executive Council! Your new Executive Officers are Steve Simmons, Ron Simon, Lucy McCanne, Joyce Edgar, David Edgar, Curt Sorensen and Gorden Bundy. Additional club chairs are Linda Simmons, Bobbie Simon, George Kershaw and Don McLish. Thank you to everyone who gives their time to keep our club running smoothly!

President – Steve Simmons
Vice President – Ron Simon
Secretary – Lucy McCanne
Treasurer – Joyce Edgar
Events – Steve Simmons
Programs – David Edgar and Curt Sorensen
Editor – David Edgar
Membership – Joyce Edgar
Regalia – Linda Simmons
Sunshine – Bobbie Simon
Raffle – George Kershaw
Historian – Don McLish
Ex-Officio – Gorden Bundy
Webmaster – Steve Simmons

Our congratulations also go out to this year’s winners of the various TCMG awards:

Frank Mason Award – Steve Simmons
Earl Sargent memorial Trophy – Steve Simmons
Breakdown Award – Allan Chalmers

To learn more about these awards, including the various ways the breakdown award has been won, see the History Section of the web site.

meetings

Our next meeting will take place at the usual Montrose location on January 28. The program for the evening will be Gene Olson’s much anticipated “Game Night”. What crazy contest will our host come up with this year? Be there to find out!

Our annual meeting / holiday party was well attended with 56 members present. A hearty thanks to Lucy McCanne for organizing a great holiday gathering for the club this year.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


events

Lame Duk KupNOTE DATE CHANGE: Our next event is the Lame Duk Kup on Saturday, February 15.  Start off the new year with a thrilling, no holds barred TC Motoring Guild miniature golf competition!  The winner takes home our coveted Lame Duk Kup Trophy, to be treasured for one whole year.  Lunch and awards will follow at the nearby Robin Hood British Pub.  For more information, see the Calendar Page or the flyer in our January / February newsletter.

Lame Duk Trivia: A traditional events of over three decades and always the first one of the year, the Lame Duk Kup is an always changing event of competition and cheating, followed up by lunch and awarding of the coveted (not really) Lame Duk. Come test your skills and your ability to bend the rules to your advantage! To learn a bit about the history of this event, click here.


newsletter

The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


web-site

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late December

Club News

Please welcome the newly elected 2014 TC Motoring Guild Executive Council!  Your new Executive Officers are Steve Simmons, Ron Simon, Lucy McCanne, Joyce Edgar, David Edgar, Curt Sorensen and Gorden Bundy.  Additional club chairs are Linda Simmons, Bobbie Simon, George Kershaw and Don McLish.  Thank you to everyone who gives their time to keep our club running smoothly!

President – Steve Simmons
Vice President – Ron Simon
Secretary – Lucy McCanne
Treasurer – Joyce Edgar
Events – Steve Simmons
Programs – David Edgar and Curt Sorensen
Editor – David Edgar
Membership – Joyce Edgar
Regalia – Linda Simmons
Sunshine – Bobbie Simon
Raffle – George Kershaw
Historian – Don McLish
Ex-Officio – Gorden Bundy
Webmaster – Steve Simmons

Our congratulations also go out to this year’s winners of the various TCMG awards:

Frank Mason Award – Steve Simmons
Earl Sargent memorial Trophy – Steve Simmons
Breakdown Award – Allan Chalmers

To learn more about these awards, including the various ways the breakdown award has been won, see the History Section of the web site.

Upcoming meeting

Our next meeting will take place at the usual Montrose location on January 28.  The program for the evening will be Gene Olson’s much anticipated “Game Night”.  What crazy contest will our host come up with this year?  Be there to find out!

Our annual meeting / holiday party was well attended with 56 members present.  A hearty thanks to Lucy McCanne for organizing a great holiday gathering for the club this year.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


Events

Our driving events for 2013 concluded on December 7th with a club gathering to participate in a documentary about the MG TC, starring our own Joe Douglass. Nine TCs (one a guest) and a large number of TCMG members made an appearance despite morning rain showers.

The first next driving of the new year is being planned and will takes place around the beginning of February.  Stay tuned!


Newsletter

The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


Web Site

A copy of the 1958 TC Motoring Guild newsletter, “TC Talk” has been added to the Newsletter Page.

Content added to the newly re-organized History pages.

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early December

Upcoming meeting

December 8 is our Annual Meeting and Holiday Party at Sportsman’s Lodge. If you make only one meeting this year, make it this one! This is an RSVP event. See the latest newsletter for details and meal information.

Thanks to Curt Sorensen for his presentation at our November meeting.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


Events

Our driving events concluded for the year on December 7th with a gathering for the club to participate in a documentary about the MG TC, starring our own Joe Douglass.  Nine TCs (one a guest) and a large number of TCMG members made an appearance despite morning rain showers.


Membership

Welcome our newest members, Mike Castle, Edwin & Barb Fuller, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!


Newsletter

The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


Web Site

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late November

Upcoming meeting

December 8 is our Annual Meeting and Holiday Party at Sportsman’s Lodge.  If you make only one meeting this year, make it this one!  This is an RSVP event.  See the latest newsletter for details and meal information.

Thanks to Curt Sorensen for his presentation at our November meeting.

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


Events

Lineup of TCs at the 57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

Joe Douglass and his one-owner MG TC

NOTE: Please RSVP for this event!

Our final driving event for the year will be held on Saturday, December 7.  BBC Channel 4 will be interviewing our own Joe Douglass as part of a documentary on the 6 most iconic British automobiles.  To round out the interview, they will be filming part of a TC Motoring Guild gathering.

We will meet at Bob’s Big Boy Restaurant in Toluca Lake at 1:30 PM.  Filming will begin sometime after 2:00.  There will be special reserved parking for those driving their TC.

Please RSVP to George Kershaw or Steve Simmons!  We need to know how many people and TCs to expect.


Membership

Welcome our newest members, Mike Castle, Edwin & Barb Fuller, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!


Newsletter

The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


Web Site

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early November

Upcoming meeting

November MeetingOur next meeting will be held on November 26. TCMG member Curt Sorensen will be showing a video presentation related to his profession on human-powered flight. Don’t miss it!

Our annual Halloween party was attended by 27 members. A great time was had by all!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


Events

Lineup of TCs at the 57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

The 57th annual TCMG / ARR conclave was well attended with 50 members and family of ARR and TCMG signed up, and 16 TCs (minus one that didn’t quite make it). Thanks all around for those who helped to make it happen. To view photos and information on this conclave as well as past ones, visit the Conclave Page in the History section.

Safe travels to everyone returning home from GoF West.  Look to the next newsletter for photos and reports from this great annual event.

Our next event will be announced when details become available.


Membership

Welcome our newest members, Mike Castle, Edwin & Barb Fuller, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!


Newsletter

The November Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


Web Site

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late October

Upcoming meeting

November MeetingOur next meeting will be held on November 26.  TCMG member Curt Sorensen will be showing a video presentation related to his profession on human-powered flight.  Don’t miss it!

Our annual Halloween party was attended by 27 members.  A great time was had by all!

See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.


Events

Lineup of TCs at the 57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

The 57th annual TCMG / ARR conclave was well attended with 50 members and family of ARR and TCMG signed up, and 16 TCs (minus one that didn’t quite make it). Thanks all around for those who helped to make it happen. To view photos and information on this conclave as well as past ones, visit the Conclave Page in the History section.

Our next event is GoF West in Carefree Arizona, October 28 through November 1. See the GoF West web site for more info.


Membership

Welcome our newest members, Mike Castle, Edwin & Barb Fuller, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!


Newsletter

The November Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


Web Site

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early October

Upcoming meeting

prizesThe October TCMG meeting is our annual Halloween party and potluck dinner. See our flyer in the latest newsletter, or check the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Come for the Lasagna Dinner and Pot Luck, stay for the entertainment and Prizes! Also voice your nominations for the 2014 TC Motoring Guild council members.

NOTE 7PM START!!!  Lasagna is provided by club. Please see in the latest newsletter for RSVP and side dish info.


Events

Lineup of TCs at the 57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

57th annual TCMG / ARR Conclave

The 57th annual TCMG / ARR conclave was well attended with 50 members and family of ARR and TCMG signed up, and 16 TCs (minus one that didn’t quite make it).  Thanks all around for those who helped to make it happen.  To view photos and information on this conclave as well as past ones, visit the Conclave Page in the History section.

Our next event is GoF West in Carefree Arizona, October 28 through November 1. See the GoF West web site for more info.


Membership

Welcome our newest members, Mike Castle, Edwin & Barb Fuller, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!


Newsletter

The October Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.


Web Site

Photos and information have been added to various Conclave pages.

Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late September

Upcoming meeting: The October TCMG meeting is our annual Halloween party and potluck dinner.  More details will be posted soon!  See the latest newsletter or the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our next event is our annual Conclave for the TC Motoring Guild and Abingdon Rough Riders.  This is our most historic event of the year, so don’t miss it!  The Conclave will take place October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo. Rooms at the hotel vary greatly in price, so to ensure a low room rate be sure to book as early as possible!

Enjoy a driving tour, banquet dinner, and other special events in a wonderful setting. Private, TC-only parking will be available at the hotel along with our own welcome / hospitality room and catered banquet right on the hotel grounds.

See our newsletter and flyer (via mail) more more information, or contact Steve Simmons by using the Contact Page.

Special thanks to Kay and Larry Einhorn for organizing and hosting our August event.  There were nearly 40 people in attendance, plus 6 TCs and an MGA.

Membership: Welcome our newest members, Mike Castle, Edwin & Barb Fuller, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!

Newsletter: The October Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: Updates have been made to the History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge page including new facts and observations, plus photos of a previously unknown version of the badge!

One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early September

Upcoming meeting: The next TCMG meeting will be held at the Simon Automotive Museum in Gardena on September 24th (not at our usual Montrose location).  This is our annual Movie Night among the amazing collection of cars owned by TCMG members Ron and Dave Simon. See the latest newsletter or the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our next event is our annual Conclave for the TC Motoring Guild and Abingdon Rough Riders.  This is our most historic event of the year, so don’t miss it!  The Conclave will take place October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo. Rooms at the hotel vary greatly in price, so to ensure a low room rate be sure to book as early as possible!

Enjoy a driving tour, banquet dinner, and other special events in a wonderful setting. Private, TC-only parking will be available at the hotel along with our own welcome / hospitality room and catered banquet right on the hotel grounds.

See our newsletter and flyer (via mail) more more information, or contact Steve Simmons by using the Contact Page.

Special thanks to Kay and Larry Einhorn for organizing and hosting our August event.  There were nearly 40 people in attendance, plus 6 TCs and an MGA.

Membership: Welcome our newest members, Scott & Laurie Moote and William Uekvitz!

Newsletter: The September Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late August

Upcoming meeting: The next TCMG meeting will be held on August 27th. David and Joyce Edgar will be making a brief presentation on their recently completed trip to Alaska, including some MG TC and vintage related material that tied into the trip. See the latest newsletter or the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our September Event will be announced soon.  Stay tuned!

Special thanks to Kay and Larry Einhorn for organizing and hosting our August event.  There were nearly 40 people in attendance, plus 6 TCs and an MGA.

Conclave: Our annual conclave will take place October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo. Rooms at the hotel vary greatly in price, so to ensure a low room rate be sure to book as early as possible!

Enjoy a driving tour, banquet dinner, and other special events in a wonderful setting. Private, TC-only parking will be available at the hotel along with our own welcome / hospitality room and catered banquet right on the hotel grounds.

See our newsletter and flyer (via mail) more more information, or contact Steve Simmons by using the Contact Page.

Membership: Welcome our newest member, William Uekvitz!

Newsletter: The September Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early August

Upcoming meeting: The next TCMG meeting will be held on August 27th. David and Joyce Edgar will be making a brief presentation on their recently completed trip to Alaska, including some MG TC and vintage related material that tied into the trip. See the latest newsletter or the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our August event will be hosted by TCMG members Kay and Larry Einhorn. We will start wdisney-barnith a visit to the Disney Barn in Griffith Park,disney-train followed by a scenic drive to the Hollywood sign and then along the length of Mulholland Drive, ending at the Einhorn residence for an unforgettable hot dog lunch. See the Einhorn’s collection of Disney items and many other very interesting artifacts, and eat hot dogs served from a real New York hot dog cart! See the Calendar Page for more event info.

The July event to Mullin Museum and brunch at the Simmons’ residence was enjoyed by 27 TCMG members with 7 TCs in attendance.

Conclave: Our annual conclave will take place October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo. Rooms at the hotel vary greatly in price, so to ensure a low room rate be sure to book as early as possible!

Enjoy a driving tour, banquet dinner, and other special events in a wonderful setting. Private, TC-only parking will be available at the hotel along with our own welcome / hospitality room and catered banquet right on the hotel grounds.

See our newsletter and flyer (via mail) more more information, or contact Steve Simmons by using the Contact Page.

Newsletter: The August Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late July

Happy 60th Birthday TCMG! The TC Motoring Guild was conceived on June 19, 1954 when a group of like-minded TC enthusiasts met at the offices of Road & Track to draw up the articles for a new, TC-only car club. The articles became official on July 27, 1955, and in September of 1957 our first annual conclave was held with the Abingdon Rough Riders of Northern California. Who knew that after six decades the club would still be going strong and with some of its early founding members still active! Learn more about the history of this club buy visiting the History Pages.

Upcoming meeting: The next TCMG meeting will be held on August 27th.  Program details will be announced when they become available. See the latest newsletter or the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Special thanks to Tony and Cindy Henkles for another great picnic / meeting. 37 Members were in attendance with five TCs plus a spattering of other classics.

Events: Our August event will be hosted by TCMG members Kay and Larry Einhorn. We will start wdisney-barnith a visit to the Disney Barn in Griffith Park,disney-train followed by a scenic drive to the Hollywood sign and then along the length of Mulholland Drive, ending at the Einhorn residence for an unforgettable hot dog lunch. See the Einhorn’s collection of Disney items and many other very interesting artifacts, and eat hot dogs served from a real New York hot dog cart! See the Calendar Page for more event info.

The July event to Mullin Museum and brunch at the Simmons’ residence was enjoyed by 27 TCMG members with 7 TCs in attendance.

Conclave: Our annual conclave will take place October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo. Rooms at the hotel vary greatly in price, so to ensure a low room rate be sure to book as early as possible!

Enjoy a driving tour, banquet dinner, and other special events in a wonderful setting. Private, TC-only parking will be available at the hotel along with our own welcome / hospitality room and catered banquet right on the hotel grounds.

See our newsletter and flyer (via mail) more more information, or contact Steve Simmons by using the Contact Page.

Newsletter: The August Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

 

 

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Early July

Happy 60th Birthday TCMG! The TC Motoring Guild was conceived on June 19, 1954 when a group of like-minded TC enthusiasts met at the offices of Road & Track to draw up the articles for a new, TC-only car club.  The articles became official on July 27, 1955, and in September of 1957 our first annual conclave was held with the Abingdon Rough Riders of Northern California.  Who knew that after six decades the club would still be going strong and with some of its early founding members still active!  Learn more about the history of this club buy visiting the History Pages.

Upcoming meeting: The next TCMG meeting will be held on July 23rd. Ron Simon will be showing an old movie he made titled ”Racing from the 50’s.”, showing racing from Hansen Dam and Santa Barbara plus the English trials in Encino. It also has a copy of the first TCMG/ARR Conclave plus a little bit Ron did with the TC for a Playboy video. See the latest newsletter or the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Special thanks to Tony and Cindy Henkles for another great picnic / meeting.  37 Members were in attendance with five TCs plus a spattering of other classics.

Events: Our July event will take us to the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, preceded by a gathering for a light brunch in the gardens and garage of TCMG members Steve and Linda Simmons.  From there we will caravan by scenic roads to Oxnard tomullinmuseum1 enjoy rows and rows of Bugatti, Delahaye and other amazing exotic classic automobiles.  Also visit “Le Mans Pits” to see some incredible race cars of the 1930’s, and the amazing Schlumpf Collection of unrestored classics.  Pmullinmuseum2lus, see the iconic “Lady of the Lake”, an unrestored Bugatti pulled from Lake Maggiore after spending 70 years under water!  For more program and event info, see the Calendar Page.

Conclave: Our annual conclave will take place October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo.  Rooms at the hotel vary greatly in price, so to ensure a low room rate be sure to book as early as possible!

Enjoy a driving tour, banquet dinner, and other special events in a wonderful setting.  Private, TC-only parking will be available at the hotel along with our own welcome / hospitality room and catered banquet right on the hotel grounds.

See our newsletter and flyer (via mail) more more information, or contact Steve Simmons by using the Contact Page.

Newsletter: The July Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

 

 

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Late June

Happy 60th Birthday TCMG! The TC Motoring Guild was conceived on June 19, 1954 when a group of like-minded TC enthusiasts met at the offices of Road & Track to draw up the articles for a new, TC-only car club.  The articles became official on July 27, 1955, and in September of 1957 our first annual conclave was held with the Abingdon Rough Riders of Northern California.  Who knew that after six decades the club would still be going strong and with some of its early founding members still active!  Learn more about the history of this club buy visiting the History Pages.

Upcoming meeting: The next TCMG meeting will be held on July 23rd.  Program details will be announced soon.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Special thanks to Tony and Cindy Henkles for another great picnic / meeting.  37 Members were in attendance with five TCs plus a spattering of other classics.

Events: Our July event will take us to the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, preceded by a gathering for a light brunch in the gardens and garage of TCMG members Steve and Linda Simmons.  From there we will caravan by scenic roads to Oxnard to enjoy rows and rows of Bugatti, Delahayemullinmuseum1 and other amazing exotic classic automobiles.  Also visit “Le Mans Pits” to see some incredible race cars of the 1930’s, and the amazing Schlumpf Collection of unrestored classics.  Pmullinmuseum2lus, see the iconic “Lady of the Lake”, an unrestored Bugatti pulled from Lake Maggiore after spending 70 years under water!  For more program and event info, see the Calendar Page.

Conclave: Our annual Conclave will be held October 4-6 at The Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo.  More details will be posted very soon!

Newsletter: The July Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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