Red River Triumph Club


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RRTC Saturday Lunch Drive
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Our Saturday Drive happens the week after our Breakfast Club. We generally meet at 10am and go for a nice drive, ending at some cool restaurant for lunch about noon.

This month we’ll start with a tour of Paul and Jane Higley’s awesome garage. From there, we’ll tour through the back roads north and east of Plano. After a spirited 2 hour (68 mile) drive we’ll arrive in Caddo Mills at an eclectic little dinner know as Bucky’s Café. Their motto is “Service with an attitude.” Delicious hand-made hamburger patties are their claim to fame, but chicken fried steak and even a line of breakfast items are also available.

Start:  10:00 am
Higley Residence
3704 Windmill Court
Plano, TX 75074

Lunch:  ~Noon
Bucky’s Café
2803 Hwy 66
Caddo Mills, TX 75135

(Note, for this and just about all of our events, you don’t need a Triumph to participate.)

For further info please contact Dave Pilcher.

(2018: 1/20, 2/24, 3/24, 4/21, 5/19, 6/23, 7/21, 8/25, 9/22, 10/20, 11/24)

Drive Your Triumph Day
Feb 10 all-day
A letter from Rye Livingston, Triumph Travelers Sports Car Club

Dear Triumph Club,

Last year I reached out to as many Triumph Clubs as I could find around the world, encouraging everyone to celebrate Sir John Black’s Birthday on February 10th, the man who bought Standard/Triumph after WWII and built many of the Triumphs we enjoy today.

I received a great response with close to 150 photos sent to me from all over the world: Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Finland, UK, across the USA and more.

It’s that time again to send out my request so it can be published on club websites, calendars and newsletters.

The concept is to go for a drive in your Triumph: on a country road, out to lunch, to the market, to work, where ever. Go for a drive alone or with a bunch of fellow Triumph Club members. Take a spouse, buddy, child, grandchild or dog. Go for a drive and then take a photo. The photo is mainly of the car, ideally in a cool spot or in front of a landmark, also in front of a market, hardware store or workplace is all-good.  Then send me the photo with basic info: name and place photo was taken and the year & model of the car. Remember, this is a photo taken on February 10th.

Last year I posted all the photos online,, and a large selection were published in the US national magazine of the Vintage Triumph Register,

If you live in part of the world where your car is stored for the winter, or your car is in restoration, you can still participate. Take a photo of the car in the garage and send it in.

I’ve set up a special email address to send photos:

For an example I’m including a photo I took on February 10th, 2017, in my “work in progress”, or Rat Rod, out for a drive with my dog.
Rye Livingston with Dixie Dog
Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
1960 TR3A

Please contact me with any questions you may have, and thank you in advance for getting the message out to your members to drive their Triumph on February 10th.


Rye Livingston
Activities Chairman
Triumph Travelers Sports Car Club
1960 Triumph TR3A

RRTC Polar Bear Rally
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am

This year our 5th Annual RRTC Polar Bear Rally coincides with “Drive Your Triumph Day”.

The route has been driven and tested all directions are correct, we used a neighbor this morning as our guinea pig. The questions are just about right (in the middle of tough and easy) takes about 2.5 hrs. We even had lunch at the ending location Earl’s 377 Pizzeria and it was outstanding. We are ready to go!!

Starting point:
Trio Coffee
2650 Flower Mound Rd
Flower Mound, TX

See the Polar Bear Rally event flyer here.

(Note, for this and just about all of our events, you don’t need a Triumph to participate.)

For further info please contact TD Hathcock or Dave Pilcher.

RRTC Saturday Lunch Drive
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am

This month’s drive details TBD…


(Note, for this and just about all of our events, you don’t need a Triumph to participate.)

For further info please contact Dave Pilcher.

(2018: 1/20, 2/24, 3/24, 4/21, 5/19, 6/23, 7/21, 8/25, 9/22, 10/20, 11/24)

2018 VTR South Central Regional
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day

The 2018 VTR South Central Regional will be hosted by our friends at the Texas Triumph Register in Houston. You can make your hotel reservations now. See the Regionals event flyer and the TTR web site for details.

La Torretta Resort and Spa
Lake Conroe, TX

2018 VTR National Convention
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day

The 2018 VTR Nationals will be  hosted by the Minnesota Triumphs club.  Details at, and in the VTR Convention flyer.

Texas All British Car Days
Sep 29 – Sep 30 all-day

The Texas ABCD web site will have all the details, including a rallye on Saturday and car show Sunday. Expect a large gathering of all British marques.

Old Settlers Park
Round Rock, TX

Red River Shootout
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day

This is our annual meet with the Oklahoma City Triumph folks (COVTR). Details TBD.