A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

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A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby JMP » Sat 31.10.2015, 15:03

Hello all!

For the second time in its history, the French Lotus Club organized a meeting dedicated to the M100.

This occurred last week-end, in the most volcanic area of France (around the towns of Riom, Clermond Ferrand, la Bourboule).

The roads were great. We notably went to the very site of a famous rally (Course de côte du Mont Dore). 2 days of really sporty rides with 13 (on saturday) to 14 cars (on sunday).

Hope you will enjoy the pictures just as we enjoyed being there!

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby JMP » Sat 31.10.2015, 15:06

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby HJ2 » Sat 31.10.2015, 15:58

:shock:

Wow.... this must be Elan Heaven!
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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby John_W » Sat 31.10.2015, 17:45

Looks great. And a very decent number of Elans.
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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby lotusgirlmarie » Sat 31.10.2015, 20:59

Fantastique!! Vraiment!
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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby Rambo » Sat 31.10.2015, 22:06

I think Les Frog have put Les Ros Bifs to shame. We haven't had a turnout that good since Donington many years ago :?

And nice to see them all colour coordinated.

Just one question. Is there only 1 Collapso Red in the whole of France ? No Blackies either :?
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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby GeoffSmith » Sat 31.10.2015, 22:18

The Colonials didn't do too badly in August...

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby JMP » Sat 31.10.2015, 23:09

Rambo wrote: Just one question. Is there only 1 Collapso Red in the whole of France ? No Blackies either :?


No, there isn't only one Calypso Red in France. We also have some Calypso pink... :-D Indeed the reds often collapse!

Not all the thirty (today) M100 from the club were there by the way.

I've never seen a black M100 in France till now. We have a rare S1 steel blue (pictured) and a S2 midnight blue, though.

Now I may not know all the M100 there are here.

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby dapinky » Sat 31.10.2015, 23:11

Rambo wrote:....We haven't had a turnout that good since Donington many years ago :?



Except for Brands Hatch this year....

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.... but I have to admit, it's a bloody good effort considering the total number in France, and does put us to shame a bit.....

Well done to those who made the effort to get together :clap:
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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby HJ2 » Sun 01.11.2015, 09:21

Perhaps Pascal, a Forum member from Lille was there :cheers:
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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby JMP » Sun 01.11.2015, 16:10

I don't think so.

But there were 2 people from the Netherlands, who now live in France.

I'm glad that you appreciate the pictures. So here are additional ones.

I was alone in my car, so there are many pictures taken when driving and then mostly of rear sides of other cars. Now, you may also feel as being there...

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby JMP » Sun 01.11.2015, 16:15

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby JMP » Sun 01.11.2015, 16:20

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And the author ... (somebody wanted to try out one of my 2 cameras, the one with telemetric view finder)

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Re: A trip in France - Auvergne 2015

Postby GeoffSmith » Sun 01.11.2015, 17:11

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