Welcome to the Pan-Clan
The Honda Pan-European Owners Club, the UK club for the Pan-European (ST1100 and ST1300) motorcycles.

Pan Exchange

The Pan-Clan is please to offer, for an experimental period, the Pan Exchange.

This is a place where buyers and sellers of Pan Eurpean motorcycles (ST1100 and ST1300 models) can advertise their offers or wants.

The Pan-Clan is NOT buying or selling Pans, just offering a space where people can advertise or seek one, with a service to put people in touch.

All initial contact is via someone in the Pan-Clan who will check that the initial contacts are suitable, then to two parties are put in contat to make any deal. The Pan-Clan are not part of that deal and expressly do not warrant anything to do with any deal that may be struck.

The number of Pans for sale on the exchange is 4.


Driving Licence paper counterpart

Did you know that from the 8th June 2015 you can tear-up and throw away the paper counterpart of your driving licence?

Yes, it was going to be from January, but now put back to June to allow businesses like car rental firms time to develop robust systems that allow them to verify your eligibility to drive their car (ie. how many points do you have!!)

But hang on to your plastic photocard, that will still be needed.

See the DVLA announcement at Driving licence changes


"Yorkshire" Patterdale 2015 >> in Skipton

Once again the May "Patterdale" event is on the move, heading east this time, based in the Yorkshire Dales at Skipton. Log in to the Members' Area for more information or see the latest PANtasia (issue 125).


Scotland's motorcycle safety inititive.

Launching on 17th April 2014 is a marketing campaign aimed at Scottish motorcycle riders. Supported by the Scottish Government and in conjunction with Road Safety Scotland and Police Scotland, this is an inititive to make riding on Scottish roads safer and even more enjoyable.

Although this is a Scottish inititive, many riders from the UK and the continent come to enjoy the roads and scenery of Scotland, and so the Pan-Clan are pleased to support this important campaign.

Dont Risk It Motorbikes


ST1300 Urgent News

Following a near-catastrophic accident, a number of Pan-Clan members report a serious problem with their ST1300's. It relates to the centre clamp underneath the bike where the exhausts meet.

For one member, this was so rotted that it collapsed as he was riding, the rear tyre then hit the clamp as it fell causing a blow-out. Others have checked theirs and found that the clamp has come away in their hands. see picture.

Replacement clamps are relatively cheap, and a lot better than the possible alternative.

 

Update:

Having just had my ST1300 MoT'd, I got a report that the clamps on the silencers were splitting (not the central one that gave the problem above). Having checked all three clamps I have now obtained a set of the 3 clamps required (2 large, one smaller), in stainless steel, from ebay. Cost, including the £1 premium for 1st class delivery (=next day for me) was £17! I was quoted almost £120 by the garage doing the MoT to just replace the 2!!


Events coming up in the next 3 months Members can get more details by logging-in to the Members' Only area. Events listed below with an orange background may not go ahead, those with a red background have been cancelled.
Event Date (2015)AreaEvent name
Wed Apr 29 South Central South Central Monthly Social Meeting Angel Hotel A32
Fri May 01 North West Skipton Patterdale
Sun May 03 South Central Ride After Meeting (RAM) South Central Bluebell run
Sun May 03 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Thu May 07 Scotland Monthly Meeting
Thu May 07 West Midlands Monthly Meeting
Sun May 10 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Sun May 10 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Sun May 10 East & London Fish & Chip Run
Thu May 14 West Midlands Monthly Meeting
Fri May 15 Unassigned Gathering Sub Committee
Sun May 17 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Tue May 19 East & London Pan Clan London & South East Meeting
Sun May 24 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Wed May 27 South Central South Central Monthly Social Meeting Angel Hotel A32
Sun May 31 South Central Ride After Meeting (RAM) 80th Anniversary Lawrence of Arabia Death. Ride out to Clouds Hill, Morton Village Café and Church. A Dorset Durdle. Meeting place and timings TBC
Sun May 31 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Thu Jun 04 Scotland Monthly Meeting
Thu Jun 04 National Event The Tickler des Ballons 2015
Thu Jun 04 West Midlands Monthly Meeting
Sun Jun 07 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Sun Jun 07 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Sun Jun 14 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Tue Jun 16 East & London Pan Clan London & South East Meeting
Sun Jun 21 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Wed Jun 24 South Central South Central Monthly Social Meeting Angel Hotel A32
Fri Jun 26 South Central South Central Wales Weekend
Sun Jun 28 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Thu Jul 02 Scotland Monthly Meeting
Thu Jul 02 West Midlands Monthly Meeting
Fri Jul 03 National Event The Roman Challenge, Cumbria
Sun Jul 05 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Sun Jul 05 West Midlands Ride After Meeting (RAM)
Sun Jul 05 South Central Ace Cafe Honda Bike Day or Ace Cafe Ride out to Brooklands (Ton up) Day
Sat Jul 18 South Central Brands Hatch British Superbike Practices
Tue Jul 21 East & London Pan Clan London & South East Meeting

The Pan European Owners Club ("Pan-Clan")

Established 1993

The Pan European Owners Club ("Pan-Clan") is a UK wide club for owners of the Honda Pan-European models. These are currently the ST-1100 and ST-1300, but we are ever hopeful that Honda are about to launch a replacement model.

The Club is UK wide, but the country is divided into more manageable areas, which can be seen listed in the top left of this page. To see which area you might be in, visit this interactive map.

Each Area has an Area Rep who is responsible for informing all the members in their area about National and Local events that are taking place.

All Areas will have a schedule of ride-outs for each year. You can contact your nearest Area Rep to arrange a "Try before you Buy" where you will be made very welcome to attend one of the area events, and one of their regular meetings too.

Around this page you will see information about the various National Events we organise for the Pan-Clan members (sorry, these are strictly Pan-Clan members only). Elsewhere on the site is the information about how you can join the Pan-Clan. There is also information about the bi-Monthly magazine (PANtasia) which is sent to all members.

If you are not sure which area you might be in, check out the map on the Areas page. As a member of the Pan-Clan you can attend any area meeting, the assignment to an Area Rep is purely so you don't get forgotten! If you live near the border of one of our areas, it might be more appropriate and quicker to visit the adjoining areas meetings. You'll be very welcome wherever you attend.

Other National Events

NEWS Run 2015

The NEWS Run is a National Event open to all members of the Pan-Clan. It is a one day meeting at a location of national interest. Each year one of the areas will opt to organise the NEWS event., and so it moves around the UK.

The 2015 event will take place at Bletchley Park, Berkshire. For more details log in to the Members' area.

The location for the 2014 event was the National Tramway Museum, Nr Matlock in Derbyshire.


Tickler

Now available on the Tickler page is a link to a short video of the 2011 Tickler to Le Mont Dore, France

The Pan-European is a great bike for touring, and as its name implies, it loves the open roads of Europe. Whilst many Pan-Clan riders have experienced the delights of touring on mainland Europe, many find the idea quite daunting.

If you are one of those, or just fancy a short break in Europe with a group of like minded bikers read on ...


Challenge 2015

There is a lot of enjoyment in going out for a ride on the Pan. But how much more fun is there if you are using it for a bit more than getting from A to B.

The annual Challenge event is a social weekend that includes a 'treasure hunt' on the Saturday. For more details about this event see the Challenge page.


Social Events

Social Events are organised at both a National and Local level. These can range from mid-summer evening runs to some local meeting place; a couple of games of 10-pin bowling; an informal party-night; theatre trips; boat trips. Members will receive information in the National club magazine PANtasia or from their area rep.


International Pan Gathering for 2015

Each year somewhere in Europe is the International Pan Gathering. The event has been held in UK, Austria, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Norway. The 2014 event was held in Switzerland.

This event is open to ALL Pan-European riders, and you don't have to be a member of a club to attend.

In 2015 the event will be held at the NH-hotel, Koningshof Veldhoven starting Thursday, August, 20th 2015 until Monday, 24th 2015. For more details of the 2015 event, and to book, visit the 2015 Pan Gathering site.

View this page for some more information about the International Pan-Gathering, its history and future locations.