- NSW FAGAN PARK 2017
Fagan Park this year is around the usual time we use….Saturday 19th August 2017 from 9.30am to about 3pm. Free entry to Velocette people or if you ride a Classic bike in. Entry is on RHS some 50 metres around the first bend on Arcadia Road from the Galston Village shopping centre round-a-bout. NOT though the general entrance.
Hope to see you there…
We’ve a Sydney group ride this Saturday from Windsor to the Colo area…meeting at the Macquarie Park, just over the Windsor bridge on the Putty Road…turn left into the entrance as soon as you cross the bridge. Meeting 10am for a 10.30am start.
- WA Centre Donnelly Revisited 2017
Just to show how the Donnelly River timber town GCR WA rally site remains unchanged other than slightly updated accomodation, the roo’s with babies, emu’s with chicks and parrots on the balcony all hassling for food all still doing their thing, Oh – and Velo’s, definitely Velo’s and Velo folk are still doing their thing too. It was very enjoyable weekend in terrific weather with terrific people – and the food – SO MUCH FOOD!
The backyards were always full of the locals.Peter Markakis and Keith Jiggins enjoy a strong java in PembertonPemberton morning tea stopL to R: Richard Blackman (Thruxton), Syd Taylor (Swingarm KSS hybrid), Paul Barfoot (Venom), Mick Tesser (Mk2 Clubmans/Thruxton replica), Peter Lazsco (Clubmans) and Bob Whittaker (normally on a Venom but it won't make forward progression for some reason, so he rode a non-Velo)Syd Taylor and his beautiful Swingarm KSS hybridDad, mum and the nipper, I'll leave it to you to figure out which one is dad!Mum loved showing off for the cameraRichard Blackman with his ex-DQ's Bathhurst ThruxtonThis was a common sight of an afternoon and in the evening before dinnerThese 3 fed us way too much with gay abandon, great food thanks Marjorie Whittaker, Linda Barfoot and Karen BlackmanClub stallwart Keith Jiggins (Jiggo) kept us all vastly amused with his endless humour, sharp as a tack is our Mr Jiggo, he certainly does enjoy the simple pleasures as the sign says.Proving that you are only as old as you look, a well worn Mick Tesser samples some Spiced Rum in No.34Paul Barfoots old Venom racebike has come up a treat after some renovation back to road use.
WA Velo members at this years IHC Two-Day rally – what a great little mini-movie – well worth the time to take a look, well done to Arthur on his Directorial Debut:)
Next year’s national Rally will be known as the Southern Downs Good Companions Rally.
It will be held in Queensland from Sunday 8th – Saturday 14th OCTOBER 2017.
The rally will be situated near Warwick which is 130 kilometres South-West of Brisbane.
The Condamine River runs through the town. Warwick is also known as the Rodeo Town and they are very proud of their working steam train.
Rally headquarters will be at a resort called “CHERRABAH”. It is located 27 kilometres from Warwick on 5000 acres and is 3000 feet above sea level.
The resort has 3 Star motel accommodation and also has a swimming pool. All rooms have their own fridges. We are also able to have limited caravan and camping if needed.
The resort is located at the end of a private sealed road which will be excellent for test riding.
While there we are able to take part in night spotlight tours, horse riding, quad bike tours, target shooting plus more.
- The Warwick area offers lovely country roads to ride on and we are in wine country, so we are sure to try some.
- What happens next?
Entry Forms will be sent to members who have lodged their EOI.
Get your 2017 VOCA (the Velocette Owners’ Club of Australia)…
This link is to a Data Base form for VOCA members to submit details on their machines.
Hopefully one day we can produce a modest booklet or similar.
The committee decided to have it also made available on VOCA website so everyone can fill it out and return it to Dominic so he can create the database – you can do this online and do not have to add a signature to send it in.
Of course all details are strictly general in nature and no identification of the location of the machines is being requested other than which state it is located in.