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Geelong First Sunday Ride report – 3 November

It was suggested a few rides back that we would ride to the Lake Goldsmith steam rally this month. With some riders having commitments, only a  small number of riders went to the steam rally with the others opting for a shorter ride. With cloudy conditions Aaron took on ride leader duties and Graeme bringing…

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Southern Region Midweek Ride report, 5 Nov

It is said that the Melbourne Cup is the horse race that stops a nation, but there was no stopping 15 riders and pillions who met at Officer on the Princes Freeway early on this Tuesday morning. We all reported very quiet roads while making our various ways to the start. The previous few days…

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Northern Region Midweek Ride, 15th October 2019

DESTINATION :  NOOJEE This month’s ride (October) was taking us to the beautiful Loch Valley where the small town of Noojee (the place to rest) is found.  Population is only 261 with our final destination in Noojee being The Toolshed Bar, sitting right above the picturesque Latrobe River. On arrival at our starting point the…

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Southern Region Midweek Ride, 1st October 2019

Mornington Peninsula Since John Best was the ride leader I knew that he would have done his homework and there would not be so much as a hesitation at an intersection and the weather would be perfect. I was not disappointed. Sixteen of us met at the BP servo  just off the Princes Freeway at…

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Geelong 1st Sunday ride report – 6 October 2019

Windy conditions greeted the starters for this months ride, Dave Gudgeon making the trek from Newstead to join us. It was decided that we would head to Trentham, always a good ride through the Wombat forest albeit at 80 KPH. I was full of trepidation taking my latest purchase for it’s first club ride. With…

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Northern Region Midweek ride report, 17 Sep 2019

DESTINATION :  MARYSVILLE It was a clear but cold morning as I broke the ice that had formed in the bird bath. Yes, a little bit fresh but a great day loomed. 13 riders gradually rolled up with everybody eager with anticipation of what lay ahead for the day. With greetings of the morning shared…

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Sunday ride report, 22 Sep 2019

Walking out to the front garden in the cool of the early morning to collect the paper I was pleased to see a clear blue sky – the previous two days had been rainy. The sun was shining as we rode to the start at Chirnside Park where we met the other riders and pillion…

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Sunday ride report, 15 Sept 2019

A humid morning with the threat of afternoon rain had me a little worried about the day. 7 starters and 3 guest riders met at Waurn Ponds for the short trip out to the You Yangs start point. On arrival the Melbourne crew were already there swelling the numbers to 16 machines and 3 lady…

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Northern Region Midweek ride report, 20 Aug 2019

I placed my hand deep into my bag of tricks, thus producing a fairly good day for this time during winter. With hail falling yesterday and rain due tomorrow I was glad to see the forecast of cool, showers falling in the southern suburbs with fair winds. I would except that on any ride day…

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Southern Region Midweek ride report, 6 Aug 2019

A Visit to Brumby’s Baby The idea for this ride was to incorporate a tour of the Victorian Desalination Plant in Wonthaggi with some riding to & from the tour, in the beautiful rolling hills of West Gippsland. Mr BOM didn’t promise us a very favourable day weather wise, but a study of the Wave…

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