The Veteran Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Club of ACT Inc.

NEWS and NOTICE BOARD

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Indian Motorcycle Club of Australia (NSW)

Annual Yass Rally


This weekend
1st and 2nd Oct 2016

Details:
Contact: Ian Pryde 0412 575 965 or Garth Popple 0419 319 121
Venue: Swaggers Motor Inn, Yass.

VVCMCC Murrumbateman Pub Run


Sunday, 9th October 2016
via Oaks Estate, Sutton Road, Murrumbateman Road
meet at the Spanish Club at 10.00am
Northsiders can meet at Sutton at 10:45am
Backup needed!


8-9 October

Wagga Classic Motorcycle Rally


The Wagga Classic Motorcycle Club Inc.
will be running its inaugural rally on
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October 2016

More information and entry forms at:
http://www.waggaclassicmc.org/

** ENTRIES CLOSE on 2nd October **


15-16 October

Cooma Girder Fork Rally


15-16 October 2016
organised and run by the Cooma Monaro Historic Automobile Club Inc.
Entry Details at
http://www.coomacarclub.com.au/girder-fork-rally/

** Entries close on 7 October. **

For more info
phone Ross Johnson on 02 6452 2510,
or Owen Johnson 0409 040 363
or send email to:
info@coomacarclub.com.au

Volunteers Needed
New club runs have been listed. If you can help out, please notify the Events Manager at the next General Meeting.

Simon Whittaker will be holding a special raffle

on the 6th October at the VVCMCC general meeting to help raise funds..

"...it will be huge as I’ve already got about $1000 in prizes including a 5 drawer toolbox $450 worth which will be done up as a DGR special prize..
I would like to also invite a few friends from CCR, canberra riders, ducatinista, swarm and ulysses to come along to the meeting too..
Tickets would be sold from 7pm till 8pm and a break whilst the meeting is on...then maybe a few more sales after ...
ticket draw would be at 8.50pm or so..you'd have to be present to win too..."

www.gentlemansride.com




Distinguished Gentlemans Ride
report and photos can be seen HERE

BSA-Norton-Gathering

BSA & Norton Gathering (South)


Sunday, 9th October 2016

A gathering of Norton & BSA motorcycles will take place at Stanwell Park Beach Carpark south of Sydney. Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm
If you have a Norton or BSA - bring it along and join in.
All motorcycle enthusiasts welcome.
Coffee / food available. Will video for youtube.
More info Ben: 0405 539 587 (NOC)
or Victor: 0408 286 434 (BSAOC)
Videos of previous gatherings at
www.nocnsw.org.au



Canberra Swap Meet 2016


Details HERE

Motorcycle Awareness Week
15-22 October

Motorcycle Awareness Week 2016


15-22 October 2016
Motorcycle Awareness Week starts on 15th October
"Joe Rider", the rider awareness campaign will also be run that week.
The Pink Ribbon Ride will be held on Saturday 22nd October
Details at:
www.mraact.org.au
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Jampot Rally 2016

Jampot Rally 2016


11th - 13th November 2016
The event will be located in the area around the town of Hadspen, (8km south west of Launceston) Tasmania, and will cater for all motorcyclists (with a preference for AJS and Matchless).
An Entry Form can be downloaded HERE

*** ENTRIES CLOSE on the 16th October ***


David deLapp (Sec.)
AJS Matchless Owners Club Australia
Email: david.delapp1@gmail.com
Web: http://ajsmatchless-australia.com.au/







Toet bikes for sale


Peter and Ann Toet have decided to part with a few items from their famous collection.
Check 'em out HERE



14-17 October
Vincent Owners Club Australian National Rally, Parkes, NSW.
For more information contact alynvincent@mac.com

Ian Brock and Jim Alexander will be attending.
4 - 6 November 2016

61st Annual Rally for pre-1948 motorcycles and sidecars

hosted by The Vintage Motor Cycle Club of Australia (NSW) Inc.
Friday 4th - Sunday 6th November 2016
Based at the Canobolas Caravan Park, 166 Bathurst Rd, Orange, NSW
Info and Entry Form HERE

** ENTRIES CLOSE on 21st October **



30 October

Marques In The Park


Council of ACT Motoring Clubs event
Sunday 30 October 2016
John Knight Memorial Park, Lake Ginninderra, Belconnen ACT
Full details HERE





Canberra Motorbike Parking


Classic Yass 2016


Classic Yass Motor Show


Saturday, 5th November 2016
Yass Antique Motor Club - Classic Yass at Banjo Paterson & River Bank Parks, Yass. Cars from the 1900s through to the 70s, plus the Rotary Billy Cart Derby at this free event.

Details at http://www.classicyass.com

Club Bultaco Australia

CLUB BULTACO AUSTRALIA

Spanish Motorcycle Rally 2016


Our 16th rally will be held on the 12-13 November 2016.

It is open to Spanish motorcycles only, so dust off those Bultacos, Ossas, Montesas, Gas Gas etc. and come along for a friendly family oriented event at the 1500 acre property "Rivervale", bordered by the Shoalhaven River, NSW, one and a quarter hours drive east of Canberra.

To get there turn north up the Larbert Road from the Kings Highway (approx. 10km west of Braidwood or 3km east of the Warri bridge over the Shoalhaven River) and drive 8km to the rally site.

Entry to the rally is free, but a ride fee of $20 per rider applies, to be paid to the property owners. Most entrants turn up on Friday, to make it a long weekend.

BYO everything, there are unlimited free camping sites, a bush loo and washing / swimming is in the river. Fishing too if you want to throw in a line.

There is no racing or trophies, just friendly trail rides or for the more adventurous there are several moto-x tracks, an enduro loop and challenging sections for trials bikes.

There will even be a ride to the local pub if enough road registered bikes turn up.

A gymkhana may be held on Sunday morning if enough riders desire it, featuring the ever popular drag race, ride-the-plank, slow race and slalom.

At night sit around the campfire and tell a few yarns washed down by your favourite brew with other Spanish motorcycle enthusiasts.

For more information
ring Steve on 0428 626 177 or email steveclarke61970@hotmail.com
or John on (02) 6291 6446 or email johnsomerville50@gmail.com


Download PDF version HERE


12-13 Nov
Shoalhaven Historic Vehicle Club

Nowra Tiddler's Rally


Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November 2016
Ideal for small bikes, mostly flat roads and light traffic.
Contact Ray Croker 0418 239 669 or Mick Williams 02 4443 9741

All details and Entry Form HERE




6-12 November
National Velocette Motor Cycle Rally
Century Inn - cnr Princes Highway & Airfield Road, Traralgon VIC
Daily runs from 9.00am each day and a show n shine
For details please contact: Tim OBrien on 0437315650
19 November

Bombala Bike Show


Details HERE

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CACTMC member


All events listed on the CACTMC web site are approved for CRS vehicles.



ACT Fuel Watch



First Aid For Motorcyclists



Footpath parking - quick questionnaire


Fellow rider and
MLA Jayson Hinder is looking at the possibility of a footpath parking trial for the ACT.
To help, he is asking for feedback from riders:

• If you don't ride to work now, would you if you could park on the pavement near your workplace?

• Are there any unused 'hidden' spots and corners near your workplace that would be suitable for footpath parking? Send location details and photos if possible.

• In bad weather, when you didn't want to ride to work, would you use the bus instead of your car if you were provided with a MyWays card?

Either respond to the
Facebook post with info
or send an email to:
secretary@mraact.org.au

Thanks,
Miss Nicky Hussey
Secretary, MRA ACT
www.mraact.org.au
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Rob Woolley Harley
VVCMCC of ACT - Australia