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13007 Series 2 Harry Kielstra Netherlands
13049 Series 2 Roger Ivett UK
13063 Series 2 Martin Roehm Germany
13171 Series 2 Bernard Berkein Belgium
13195 Series 2 Jean-Claude Dufetrelle France
13215 Series 2 Siem De Jong, Netherlands
13307 Series 2 Ossi Bashiri Sweden/UK
13354 Series 2 Arthur G Sutsch Switzerland
13417 Series 2 Zoran Mitrovic Switzerland
13445 Series 2 Adrian Peter Switzerland
13473 Series 3 Sieghard Schneider Germany
13542 Series 4 Michael von Aretin Germany

Francis de Leeuw Canada owner of 13207
Robert Watts UK owner of 13021 (in a 2.6L)
Jane & Julian Wharton of Puddleduck Parts UK
Jon Honeyball UK
Alan Heard UK (in a 2.6L)
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VINCENT
Really sad not to be able to join, and my wife too...
13295. > :'(
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Wedgie
Next year then Vincent, or why dont you try & find a loan car?
Roger I
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VINCENT
For the same reasons I wouldn't like to lean my car, I don't like this solution...and would be surely twice unhappy... :'( :'( :'(
But let's make all possible to have a great event in 2009 !
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Wedgie
The latest list (as far as I know)

13007 Series 2 Harry Kielstra Netherlands
13049 Series 2 Roger Ivett UK
13063 Series 2 Martin Roehm Germany
13171 Series 2 Bernard Berkein Belgium
13195 Series 2 Jean-Claude Dufetrelle France
13215 Series 2 Siem De Jong Netherlands
13307 Series 2 Ossi Bashiri Sweden/UK
13325 Series 2 Peter Haertel Germany
13354 Series 2 Arthur G Sutsch Switzerland
13417 Series 2 Zoran Mitrovic Switzerland
13445 Series 2 Adrian Peter Switzerland
13473 Series 3 Sieghard Schneider Germany
13542 Series 4 Michael von Aretin Germany
13592 Series 4 Axel Heidemeyer Germany

Jane & Julian Wharton of Puddleduck Parts UK owners of 13009


There is still time to join us.
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The final count

13007 Series 2 Harry Kielstra Netherlands
13049 Series 2 Roger Ivett UK
13063 Series 2 Martin Roehm Germany
13171 Series 2 Bernard Berkein Belgium
13195 Series 2 Jean-Claude Dufetrelle France
13215 Series 2 Siem De Jong Netherlands
13354 Series 2 Arthur G Sutsch Switzerland
13417 Series 2 Zoran Mitrovic Switzerland
13445 Series 2 Adrian Peter Switzerland
13473 Series 3 Sieghard Schneider Germany
13542 Series 4 Michael von Aretin Germany
13592 Series 4 Axel Heidemeyer Germany

Jane & Julian Wharton of Puddleduck Parts UK owners of 13009
Ossi Bashiri Sweden/UK owner of 13307


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Sieghard says

*Please note that our newest improvisation of the planning is that the participants coming from Northern (England, Belgium, Netherlands) and Eastern (Munich) directions should try to meet at Aston Martin Allgaeu dealership in Memmingen (located right at the crossing of the Motorways A7 and A96 which they are passing on their way. This dealership has been opened only recently, and invites us for some refreshment, and taking photographs.

Location and details: See http://www.astonmartin-allgaeu.com
Address: Teramostrasse 40, D-87700 Memmingen

Meeting time: Friday August 29, between 14:00 and 16:00 (flexible because you have a long trip). At 16:00 we plan to leave together with our cars for Lindau (some 45...60 min). Possibly we should go a part of the way beside the Motorway because there are heavy road works going on in one section of Motorway A96, typically accompanied by traffic jam for 6-8 kilometers on week-ends. I will offer to guide the group to Lindau on smaller but nice roads.

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Memmingen it is then!

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Wedgie
Just a dozen cars then, but a goodly number of Wedges. Can't wait to set off for the Chunnel on Thursday morning. Come what may.

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Wedgie
We may also take this in on the Sunday:

In Mollis/Switzerland will be the British Car Meeting organized by the swiss TR club.

http://www.swisstrclub.ch

It is a 1.5 hour trip from Lindau to Mollis airport.
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Yes Yes Yes A brilliant weekend! I got back a couple of hours ago after a few ignition problems. I will post some details & pix later.

Some early pix on
http://nexwebsites.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=3&start=15

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Russell
looks fantastic chaps more info and piccies needed.
24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case, coincidence ? i think not.
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Wedgie
Soon!
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Russell
no, now !
hurry up with it man, we are waiting.
24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case, coincidence ? i think not.
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Russell
Some pix are here

http://www.lagonda2008.de/
under image gallery

user = lagonda2008
p/W = astonmartin

More later
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XXX Angel XXX
the first pics ar in Lindau harbour right ? 

beautiful place
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2019 Cayenne Turbo
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Re Image Gallery- The first pix are at the AM dealership in Memmingen. Some at the lunch stop near Wangen & a couple of the harbour which as you say is most attractive. More later.

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XXX Angel XXX
me stupid - that's only some 150 kms away from here - i should have made a visit to you guys...  :'(
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Angel

Next time!

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1,512 miles. The story….

Nicole & I left home at 3am on Thursday 28th August. M1/M25/M20 and took the Tunnel at about 6am. I had one ignition/dash failure which recovered immediately and we reached our hotel the Chateau De Monthairons near Verdun at lunchtime. A charming traditional French hotel.
http://www.chateaudesmonthairons.fr/
We were later joined by Ossi Bashiri, his wife and father for dinner.  Ossi was driving a Lotus Excel as his Lagonda is being restored.  We had also expected to be joined by Julian & Jane Wharton of Puddleduck Parts but they had an overheating problem with their ’88 V8 Volante so were delayed. Being near Verdun we took the opportunity the next morning to visit the huge Ossuary at a First World War memorial before setting off for Strasbourg.
http://www.cheminsdememoire.gouv.fr/page/affichelieu.php?idLang=en&idLieu=2831
I had my second ignition/dash failure shortly afterwards but the car started again. Metz/Strasbourg/Ulm about 5 hours with hot sun and many roadworks in Germany. We arrived at our first destination the brand new AM dealership in Memmingen at about 4.30pm and met up with some of the participants.
http://www.astonmartin-allgaeu.com/
There had been some Lagonda casualties already the Dufetrelles from France (light problems) Axel Heidemeyer (alarm problems) Martin Roehm (head gasket) & Harry Kielstra (valve problem) so they had left their cars at home and come anyway. Shortly after our arrival we enjoyed a guided tour of a former Carthusian cloister nearby at Buxheim (Roccoco & Baroque),
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buxheim_Priory
before travelling on to Lindau via the scenic back roads. The hotel in Lindau was excellent with rooms overlooking the harbour.
http://www.bayerischerhof-lindau.de/
We met up with friends old and new.  I must say a diverse group of friendly relaxed and unpretentious people. Such is the Wedge fraternity! Friday evening we all enjoyed an informal dinner and drinks at an adjacent terrace restaurant overlooking the harbour.
Saturday we assembled in front of the hotel and then toured the region visiting the Busch Car Museum in Wolfegg
http://www.automuseum-busch.de
& the St Katharina church (baroque) before having a traditional lunch by a brewery and returning to Lindau in the late afternoon where the cars were put on display on the promenade to much admiration. We were taken to the Hoyerbergschloss
http://www.hoyerbergschloessle.de/
in a 1960’ s bus and enjoyed a formal dinner overlooking the Bodensee. Our visit even coincided with a firework display. There were prizes! Bernard Berkein for most used car (daily driver) Adrian Peter for most surprising car (large tailpipes) and Siem de Jong for most original car. The informal Concours was won by Zoran Mitrovic, Arthur Sutsch & myself. Prizes were sponsored by Puddleduck Parts. Michael von Aretin had produced event T-shirts for all participants. Gregor Mager had produced 1/87 models of each participant’s car. I think I fell into bed about 1.30 am after a last drink in the hotel bar.
Sunday morning 4 cars set off early (9. to go to the British Car Show at Mollis airfield in Switzerland about 1.5 hours from Lindau.
http://www.swisstrclub.ch/d/home.htm
This was an incredible event with hundreds of cars including other Astons in hot sunshine in a steep valley. I only wish we could have stayed longer! Ossi & I left and dropped our wives at Zurich airport on the way before progressing to Basle & Strasbourg near where my car failed (dashboard/ignition). I lost a couple of hours while the car was recovered and fiddled with. Eventually we got it started and I drove on to Verdun arriving at the hotel at 10pm where I shared a welcome bottle of bubbles with Ossi.
The monday morning journey to the tunnel & home was uneventful and I got back at 2.30pm with my duff ignition holding out.

It was indeed an excellent event and great thanks are due to the organisers-Sieghard Schneider (who is getting married in 2 weeks!) Michael von Aretin, Falk Schneider, and their team including Gregor Mager (chef & modelmaker) and Richard Vollbrandt (event mechanic).     

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