Categoriearchief: Retrospect

Annual General Meeting 2020

All members of  Gay Classic Car Club Benelux are invited to the Annual General Meeting of  2020! At this AGM we  will look back at the events that took place last year and other things that have gone on within … Lees verder

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GCCC New Year’s Drinks …. with Pub Quizz

By now it has become a tradition to start the new GCCC year with New Year’s drinks on the last Sunday of the first month. So the GCCC board is inviting you for informal drinks. That gives us the opportunity … Lees verder

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10th Christmas Crib Ride

So far, GCCC has organised enjoyable Christmas Crib rides every other year. This year it will be the tenth edition, taking place on Sunday December 29th. A good moment to look back at the past year and to welcome in … Lees verder

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Saint Nicholas Ride

On Sunday November 17th we will have a ride centred round the Saint Nicholas celebrations. For those unfamiliar with this, it is a festivity mainly intended for children, but adults celebrate it too, with surprise packets and tongue in cheek … Lees verder

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Smugglers’ route

Smuggling was widespread in all the border regions between the Netherlands and Belgium. it has disappeared with the abolition of border controls. Before that, whenever there was a price difference on one side of the border smugglers existed. Often this … Lees verder

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Picnic Ride in the heights

On Sunday July 21st 2019 we’re not taking off into the air, but we’ll explore residential areas of high calibre.  Going through stately avenues, passing opulent residences, admiring beautiful palaces and strolling along one of the most beautiful esplanades on … Lees verder

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IJssel valley from Teuge

In the long GCCC history we’ve had so many rides and been through so many places that it seems as if we’ve been all over the country. Still, that’s not the case and our former treasurer has managed to organise … Lees verder

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Cars and Wine – Juicy details in Betuwe

Early April nature comes to life again after the relatively quiet winter period. The tender buds are opening up and lovely bloom is enfolding. The Betuwe area is of course THE place to enjoy all this bloom. That’s why our … Lees verder

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GCCC – Marine to Meadow

It’s summer, so time for outdoor life. At this time of year GCCC members start being  creative  again in order to prepare for the customary picnic.  This popular event this year will take place on July 23rd. The ride preceding … Lees verder

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Memory Lane – Ride around Utrecht

Just before the festive December days spent with family and relatives, GCCC is providing an opportunity to see your club mates again. On Sunday December 11 you are invited to come to the Utrecht area, where our members Ruud and … Lees verder

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GCCC: Driving along picturesque Veluwe roads

The Veluwe, the hilly region North of Arnhem, has been an area we’ve visited before, but never in the Autumn. A period in which the trees are starting to drop or have dropped their leaves. Our club mates Marcel and … Lees verder

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Ride past Achterhoek and Twente mansions

On Sunday August 14, 2016  our members Maarten and Olav are taking you with them for a GCCC ride to a part of the Netherlands unfamiliar to most of us, i.e. the  Twente and the Achterhoek regions. A gem of … Lees verder

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GCCC picnic ride: from sand to grass

On Sunday July 17, 2016 another picnic ride through the South-Holland province will take place, organised this time by our members Jerry and John. This varied ride will finish as usual at Piet’s farm. It is there that you can … Lees verder

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Zealand – Walcheren: dunes, polders and gardens

KOUDEKERKE – On Sunday  April 17, 2016 you are cordially invited to a varied ride through Zealand scenery, organised by our members Arnold & Bart. Zuid-Beveland welcomed you in 2014 with a ride, now it’s the former island Walcheren’s turn. … Lees verder

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First GCCC ride of the season: Gooi and Vecht region

On March 13 th, 2014 our member Jorden  is taking us to a beautiful part of the Netherlands, between Amsterdam, Utrecht and Hilversum, the Gooi and Vecht region. So gGet your oldtimer out of its hibernation and enjoy the ride … Lees verder

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GCCC AGM February 21st, 2016

The first GCCC event of 2016 is traditionally our Annual General Meeting. At this AGM we look back at the events of the past year and we look forward to things to come, including the international events planned this year … Lees verder

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Eighth Christmas Crib Ride

Every other year  GCCC organises a Christmas Crib Ride and this year the eighth edition will take place on Sunday December 27th. A good time to look back to the past rides season and bring a toast to the coming … Lees verder

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GCCC – Life in Brabant is good

On Sunday 22 November, 2015 our members Daniël and Mark, born and bred in the province Noord-Brabant, will take you along to the convivial Brabant countryside. Where will the ride start and finish? You are welcome at Gasterij De Seterse … Lees verder

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GCCC – History around Hellevoetsluis

For our next event, on October 11th, we are preparing our old- or young-timer for a ride organised by our member Kees. We are going to the island of Voorne-Putten. GCCC old hands may remember that we’ve been there before, … Lees verder

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Four Countries Route in the utmost South of Limburg

On Sunday September 6th, 2015 our member Frans is taking you to a seemingly non-Dutch part of the Netherlands. The Four Countries Route passes through the history and the hills of South Limburg. Where will the ride begin and end? … Lees verder

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From Lake to Picnic – Sunday July 19th

Summer is upon us! Time for the annual picnic in the grounds of our members Piet and Ernst. In order to be able to concentrate on this picnic, this time the actual ride has been in charge of our members … Lees verder

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Around Utrecht, Castles and Estates

The June event is almost upon us…are you and your oldtimer prepared? Our chairman Hans and our first leading man Sam have organised a ride in the attractive surroundings of Utrecht on June 7. We can’t go into the inner … Lees verder

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Take a ride – In the Antwerp Pride

ANTWERP PRIDE – 8/9 AUGUST 2015 Do you fancy driving your old-timer and showing your pink pride during a nice weekend around Antwerp in Belgium? That’s possible! Our members Con and Koos have joined forces with Ludo  to prepare an … Lees verder

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GCCC ride in Krimpenerwaard (Gouda area)

Our members At and Ron invite  GCCC members to get your youngtimer/oldtimer out again for the second time this year on April 19th  for a ride to the Green Heart of Holland, an area surrounded by the rivers Hollandsche IJssel, … Lees verder

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Salland’s Beauty

On Sunday March 22, 2015 the new GCCC season is starting in the beautiful and hospitable Salland region. Salland. Paul and Marchel invite you for a varied drive exploring the lovely and varied landscape. You’ll see castles, museums, and panoramas … Lees verder

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Annual General Meeting at Lex Classics February 22, 2015

Our annual general meeting was held on February 22, 2015 at Lex Classics in Waalwijk. Most members left their old-timers at home, but there were some brave ones who defied the brine and grit on the roads. Favoured by pleasant … Lees verder

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Utrecht castles, country estates and Mann

On Sunday December 21 the last event of 2014 will take place and it will be in the heart of the Netherlands. Not only will we be driving in the lovely province of Utrecht but also we’ll be able to … Lees verder

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GCCC Limburg: Leading Role for River Meuse

PANHEEL – On Sunday November 16 you are cordially invited to take your car to the central part of the province of Limburg. Paul and Marchel have prepared a ride for you there, which promises to be a varied one … Lees verder

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GCCC Zeeland ride in the South Beveland area

On Sunday October 12 you and your old-timer are welcome in the Zeeland countryside. GCCC members Arnold and Bart have prepared a ride there for you. It promises to be a varied ride through the Zuid-Beveland area, a region hemmed … Lees verder

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Ride round Dordrecht and in Alblasserwaard

On Sunday September 21 your oldtimer would love to be taken out of the garage for a ride towards Alblasserwaard! This time our GCCC members Paul and Pieter Onno have organised a varied and pleasant ride in low lying polder … Lees verder

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