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Archive for July 2018

Ride report, Sunday 22 July 2018

  Early starting rides on a Sunday morning have the great benefit of a clear run to the meeting point without the hindrance of thousands of cars cluttering the roads, and so it was today as we crossed the otherwise choked Chandler Highway bridge on our way to Rowville. With the sun beginning to show…

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The Captains Trophy – Amended Points System

The captains trophy has been around for many years in its current form. The committee has agreed to change the way points are allocated to members based on their participation. We want to encourage more members to participate in leading rides, being Tail End Charlie & writing ride reports by rewarding their efforts. To this…

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Mid-week ride report, Tuesday 17 July 2018

Three regular Midweek riders phoned me on Monday evening to let me know that, due to various circumstances, they couldn’t attend the ride. Thanks for letting me know guys. Somewhat nervously that evening I had been checking the weather forecast where the message seemed to be – Tuesday morning ok but windy, late afternoon all…

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Mid-Week Ride Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Happy New Financial Year half way to Christmas! Today’s ride started well a bit cool a bit windy but a great day not to be working for those of us who are still working. Thirteen members and one visitor Trevor Luke assembled at the Officer BP for the obligatory Skinny Latte and banter before the…

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Ride and Ruffit Rally 2018

We have been invited by the Bendigo Historic Motorcycle Club to a weekend at their Llanelly club rooms, (VicRoads Ref 43 F5), 4 kms west of Newbridge, on Sat 13th and Sun 14th October. (Please note date change as previous date clashes with the Moto GP). The club rooms are a converted historic school situated…

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CMCCV Inaugural Tuesday Ride, 5th June 2018

  Well it’s not a mid-week ride, and it is the first Tuesday ride. In fact, I found it quite confusing as I kept thinking it was Sunday! (Just me was it?) While some people had overnight rain, and there were patches of fog around, the morning was dry and clear around Officer. A dozen…

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Brass Monkey 2018

Brass Monkey Rally 22-24 June, report Motorcyclists, like sailors, keep an eye on the weather, especially for a ride deliberately timed for midwinter in Victoria. Rain was listed as a possibility for the weekend but it never happened – not so good for the bush but very good for us. 22 bikes and riders along…

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Presidents Message July 2018

President’s Message – July 2018 Well this is my last President’s message this Club year. As you would be aware our Club AGM will be held on the 18th July and all positions become vacant, so come along and welcome in the new committee that will be elected on the night. Jack Youdan and Rob…

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