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Archive for June 2019

President’s Message – July 2019

Sadly, we have lost another Club member and an iconic genius and engineer at that. With the passing of Vern Dalton, we have lost yet another highly skilled inventor / engineer who fortunately has passed his incredible skills onto his son, but this sadly is not always the case. Many gifted people often take their…

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Sunday Club ride report, 23rd June 2019

CMCCV June Sunday Ride Report – “Bayside Classics”.  23-06-19. Up early with nervous excitement for our first Lead Rider event, I went out to get Thruxty ready and almost couldn’t find the garage in the cold thick mist and fog.  Better get some more clothes on.  The club earned enough Bad Weather Credits last Tuesday…

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Northern Region Midweek ride report, 18 June 2019

DESTINATION :  PHEASANT CREEK The forecast for Tuesday 18th June was not going to be kind to us, high chance of showers, rain, and possible hail temperature 12  (old bike ride, I think we need a boat). As Keith and I arrived at the servo no one was there and I could see the grin…

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Southern Region Midweek ride report, 4 June 2019

Rain, strong winds and low temperatures had been features of the previous 24 hours so it needed some optimism to set off to the start at Rowville. The sky was slowly clearing as Ride Leader Sam (his last as Club Captain) briefed us on the ride before leading us to the south-east through outer suburbs…

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Northern Region Midweek Ride Report, 21st May 2019

On a cool and overcast morning with no prediction of rain twelve club members on ten bikes arrived at the Garden Stop Servo for what we all believe will be a great days riding to Alexandra for lunch. I had to take a second look as a familiar purple Honda of a few years ago…

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Sunday Club Ride Report, 19th May 2019

As a retiree, I find it difficult to get out of the nest early during the cooler months of the year.  The weather forecast was dry and I thought  it would be a great opportunity to take my Guzzi out for its first outing with the club. As things would happen, the battery was flat,…

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President’s Message – June 2019

In March 2021 our Club will be celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary. 2021 sounds a long way off but in reality it’s less than 2 years away, but based on the way time seems to fly by, it will be no time at all before the grand occasion arrives. In keeping with tradition, we will be…

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