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    2020. Gloomy year with personal classic highlights

    Just a few more days and 2020 will be ready. It was a year in which the world was gripped by COVID-19, in all its seriousness, in all its facets. A year too, in which working and living took on a whole new dimension. That also applied to myself. Fortunately, I was spared the necessary suffering More

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    Citroën 2CV. The Belgian Ducks

    De Citroën 2CV is as French as camembert, baguette and lavender. Yet there are many 2CV copies in the Belgian for the Benelux, Switzerland and Germany Citroën factory built in Vorst. As was often the case in the past, import duties were levied on (complete) cars. To avoid those charges, argued Citroën parts in, More

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    BFOV: Belgian municipal elections on 14 October important for old-timer owner

    In the Netherlands it has been quiet for some time in the environmental zone area. Among the Dutch neighbors to the south, the Belgian equivalents are still very much on the mind. From 1 October, diesel vehicles with a Euro 0 or Euro 1 standard are not allowed to enter the Low Emission Zone in Brussels, on pain of a fine of €350. The Antwerp variant More

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    Lancia is probably also leaving Belgium after the Netherlands

    The dismantling of Lancia in our region is becoming increasingly extensive. After the curtain fell for the noble Italian brand in the Netherlands in October, Belgium now seems to be following. Belgian sources report that Lancia will withdraw from the Belgian dealer network in March. It's a new step in the strategy More

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    The booty of Barneveld ...

    At the fair in Barneveld - nowadays actually Kootwijkerbroek or something - we naturally found exactly what we were looking for. Such as ten metal valve caps for two euros. But we also packed a few of those printed pdfs. Leaflets. So brochures.
    That is why we now know that:
    Bromfietsclub de Brommende Mug on 2 November a moped fair is organized in Meppel, on the Setheweg 45, 7942 LA in Meppel. From 0900-1600 hours. Entrance 5 euri
    The Old Motors Club Herselt organizes a bilingual exchange fair for old and classic motorbikes / bourse d'echanges motos anciennes. That happens on 2230 Blauberg-Herselt (B). The entrance fee is three euros. www.omch.be
    On November 16-17 there will be the Retro Motor Fair in the heated halls of the firm Fr. Beavers. You will find it at Lierselei 177, 2390 In Oostmaale, Flanders. You can spend the night in the parking lot. the 'entrance' is 5 euros More

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    Retro Tacot

    On 30 and 31 October, the Lotto Expo in Mons, Belgium (also known as Bergen in the Low Countries) is all about the Rétro Tacot trade fair. Something new? No, before More