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Car club visits to retirement homes
Tony Visentin presented to the (Council of ACT Motor Clubs) delegates his intention to start a community project getting members of car clubs involved in a series of visits to retirement villages to allow their residents to have a look at cars and bikes on display and reminisce.
Tony is seeking approximately 20 vehicles to get involved for a static display one Saturday morning from 10:30-12:00 with morning tea provided some time in late Nov - Dec.
You can get in touch with Tony on 0427 202 967
Vale Ernie Seary 1942-2015
Please convey our heartfelt thanks to all members and friends,
who attended the funeral of our late Club mate Ernie Seary,
and especially the mounted escort who generously gave their time,
as a moving tribute.
We thank all who gave their time and kindness visiting Ernie,
during the last five years.
Ya bloods worth bottlin!
Christine and Floyd Primmer
James and Kim, Patrick and Justine, Catherine and David
2016 INTERNATIONAL ISLAND CLASSIC
at PHILLIP ISLAND
Dates: Friday 22 to Sunday 24 January 2016. Tickets: $70 for a 3-day pass.
Pre-order tickets at
Details: The Australian Motorcycling News International Island Classic is in it's 23rd consecutive year and is Australia's largest historic motorcycle race.
The event features the International Challenge fiercely contested between Australia, UK, USA, New Zealand and newcomers for 2016 Ireland along with a points score challenge for the perpetual Phil Irving trophy and not forgetting the Shannons Parade Lap where you can have the chance to showcase your pride and joy on the track.
Solo classes will be held for bikes dating back to pre-WWI, right through to Vintage (1920-1945), Classic (1946-1962), Post Classic (1963-1972), Forgotten Era (1973-1982) and New Era (1983-1990) division.
Champions from past and present converge on the Famous Phillip Island Circuit from all over the world for the classic so you never know who you might bump into. There’s no better chance on the Australian racing calendar to rub shoulders with champions of past and present. Nowhere else will you find a gathering of racing royalty like this, so make sure you do not miss this one.
Departure: Thursday 21 January 2016, corner Monaro Hwy and Old Cooma Road, Guises Creek Brigade, ACT Rural Fire Service 0730hr. Distance 700km
Accommodation: Once numbers are confirmed I will book a suitable house for our stay. Budget approx. $120 per person for the 4 nights
Return: Monday 25 January 2016. Distance 700km
This ride is open to all VVCMCC Members
including V Plated machines*,
however no back up is provided.
Contact: Frank Fogliati 6236 3281
or 0431 473 612
*Please confirm with Club Registrar
Tassie Tour 2017
19 - 30th March 2017
(seeking Expressions of Interest)
The British Motorcycle Club of Tasmania is again conducting the ever popular Tassie Tour, the Vintage/Classic Motorcycle Rally around Tasmania, from 19th to 30th March 2017.
Open to all pre 1970 motorcycles, we will enjoy 11 nights, 12 days of some of the best motorcycle roads and scenery in the country. For those who have done this fantastic rally previously, this tour opens up new areas not previously ridden but also includes those roads that make this rally so popular.
Numbers are limited to 100 bikes so get those 'Expression of Interest' forms in early to avoid disappointment.
DOWNLOAD the Expression of Interest form HERE
The Rally will start and finish in Ulverstone, close to where the Spirit of Tasmania ferry docks. Arrangements will be made to leave vehicles and or trailers in Melbourne and/or Tasmania if required.
Although the itinerary is yet to be finalised, travelling around Tasmania will see us in Stanley, for the first time, down to Strahan, across to Hobart, south to Geeveston, also a first, North up the East Coast via Bicheno to Bridport and back to Ulverstone. We will travel between 150k to 250k each day, all on bitumen, mostly easy going for vintage bikes. Back-up vehicles are provided each day.
Accommodation details will be forwarded at a later date with a detailed itinerary of where we will be staying each night, ranging from caravan parks to motels with prices. You will be able to book the accommodation of your choice from our recommended sites.
To secure your place on the rally a deposit of $30.00 (for each person on the rally, ie: pillion) should be forwarded with the 'Expression of Interest' return form and will be deducted from the Rally Fee.
Fees for the 2017 rally are $200.00 per motorcycle with rider, pillion and/or accompanying persons an additional $100.00.
You will be forwarded with all rally information ie: brochures, accommodation, booking info., discounts etc. as the rally draws closer.
DEPOSIT IS NON-REFUNDABLE.
Further information email: Tassietour2017@hotmail.com
VVCMCC REGISTRAR APPROVAL TO ATTEND CLUB RUNS PROMULGATED BY CLUBS AFFILLIATED WITH THE ACT AND NSW COUNCILS OF HISTORIC MOTORING CLUBS.
Financial VVC members are advised that approval is hereby given to attend events promulgated by Clubs affiliated with the ACT and NSW Councils of Historic Motoring Clubs.
The Event must be recorded in your Log Book prior to departure and approval for all promulgated events outside the ACT and NSW must be sought from the VVC Registrar.
VVC Registrar approval must be sought for individual attendance at any non-promulgated events in any State/Territory.
If you have any doubts......
Contact the Registrar, Phil Sell on 0413 153 019... prior to setting off on the interstate event.
Please don't forget your Log Book.
The Veteran Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Club of the ACT presents all material as accurate, but does not accept responsibility for accuracy, omissions or application. Statements of fact and opinion are the responsibility of the authors alone and do not imply an opinion on the part of VVCMCC of ACT.