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Ernie Seary
Ernie Seary in 2009

The Seary Files

updated on Monday, 17 October

Peter Flynn
, a previous VVCMCC member, who has since moved to northern Queensland, has been compiling some of his old photos and videos, and has started publishing them on YouTube.

He has called them “The Seary Files”, in memory of his friend
Ernie Seary, a long-time member of our club, who passed away in November 2015.

Part 1 of “The Seary Files” can be seen on YouTube at:
You may recognise some younger versions of our older members, Peter and Paul Dunster, Pole, Ray Scott, Dick Stubbs, etc

Part 2 of “The Seary Files” can be seen on YouTube at:

Part 3 of “The Seary Files”
“VVCMCC 1992 Lake Run To Minature Rail”
can be seen on YouTube at:

VVCMCC Val Page Ariel Rally Part 1 1994

VVCMCC Val Page Ariel Rally Part 2 1994

VVCMCC Eastern Creek Classic Racing 1998 - Dunster Boys Part 1

VMCC Of Australia NSW 40th Anniversary Rally (Seary Files Part 4)

VMCC Of Australia NSW 40th Anniversary Rally Part 2 (The Seary Files Part 5)

VMCC Of Australia NSW Rally Part 3 (The Seary Files Part 6)

Peter Flynn
0419 412 736

Weather Check

Forecast for the ACT
128 km Canberra (Captains Flat) Radar Loop
Latest Weather Observations for New South Wales
New South Wales Weather Observation Stations
NSW Weather from ABC
New South Wales Forecast Areas Map

Canberra Motorbike Parking

Local Government sites

RTA Live Traffic NSW
Transport Canberra and City Services
ACT Emergency Services

Local Groups

Council of ACT Motor Clubs
Council of NSW Heritage Motor Clubs
NSW Southern Motoring Association Inc
ACT BMW Motorcycle Club
ACT Motorcycle Club - Dirt Racing
ACT Scooter Clubs Events
AIGOR - Australian Internet Guzzi Owners Register
Albury Wodonga Motorcycle Enthusiasts Club
Australian Ariel Register
Australian GoldWing Association
BMW Touring Club of New South Wales
Canberra Cafe Racers
Canberra District Ducati Club
Canberra Harley Owners Group
Classic & Enthusiasts Motorcycle Club NSW
Classic & Vintage Motor Club of Eurobodalla
Classic Riders Club of Goulburn
Club Laverda - NSW
Cootamundra Antique Motor Club
Dual Sport Motorcycle Riders Association
Fat Bastards
Girls On The Move
Griffith Classic Motorcycle Club
Motorcycle Council Of NSW - Road Safety
Motorcycle Riders Association of the ACT
Motorcycling Australia
Shoalhaven SHVC Motorcycle Register
Southern Tablelands Heritage Automotive Restorers Club
Stay Upright Motorcycle Training
Trials Club of Canberra
Triumph Motorcycle Register of Australia
Tumut Valley Riders
Ulysses Club Canberra
Veteran Vintage & Classic MCC of ACT
Vietnam Vets - Canberra
VINDURO - Vintage Enduro Community (Australia)
Vintage Enduro Riders Inc Australia (VERi)
Vintage Motocross - OzVMX
Wagga Classic Motorcycle Club Inc.
Jims Shed - Jim Steed

Charity Rides

Black Dog Ride
Distinguished Gentlemans Ride
Girls Ride Africa
Scrapheap Adventure Ride

Local Shops

Axle Motorcycles - Phillip, ACT
Black Max Motorwear
Bruce's Motorcycle Repairs
Canberra Harley Davidson
Canberra Motorcycle Centre
Eurotune Motorcycles - Ural and Royal Enfield
Greg Dahlitz Motorcycles
Joe's Motorcycles - Triumph
Moto Central
Moto Garage - Dyno Tuning
Motorini Scooters
Redback Motorcycles & Paint
Redddog motorcycle clothing
Superior Motorcycles (formerly Mick Owen Motorcycles)
Yamaha Of Canberra

Other Clubs - Interstate and Overseas

Ace Cafe London
Airheads Beemer Club (USA)
AJS and Matchless Owners Club - UK
AJS and Matchless Owners Club - Australia
Albany (WA) Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Club
Antique Motorcycle Club of America
Antique Motorcycle Club of Australia Inc
Ariel MCC of North America
Ariel Owners Motor Cycle Club
Australian Ariel Register
Australian Ariel Register Inc (old site)
Bikers Australia: Home
British Iron Association | MA Chapter
Broken Hill Veteran Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Club
Brough Superior Club - UK
BSA Club of NSW
BSA Motorcycle Owners Assoc - VIC
BSA Owners Club of South Australia
Central Coast Classic Motorcycle Club (USA)
Central Coast Vintage Motorcycle Club - NSW
Choppers Australia... not just Harley
Classic & Enthusiasts Motorcycle Club - NSW
Classic Motorcycle Club of Victoria
Classic Owners Motorcycle Club of SA
Dykes On Bikes - Sydney
Early American Motorcycle Club - Perth WA
GABMA - Atlanta British Motorcycle Association
GABMA Tech Articles
Griffith Classic Motorcycle Club
HISTORIC Motorcycle Club of Queensland
Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Victoria
Historic Motorcycling in Queensland
Historical Motorcycle Club of Queensland - Kingaroy
Indian Harley Club (Bunbury WA)
International Norton Owners Association
Iron Indian Riders Australia
Moto Guzzi Club of Victoria
Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (USA)
Motor Enthusiasts Club of Central Australia
Motorcycle Clubs and Associations
Motorcycling Australia
Netrider - Motorbike Ride and Events Calendar
Northern Rivers Classic Motorcycle Club
Norton Owners Club NSW
Norton Owners Club UK
Old Britts, Vintage Club Index
Oregon Vintage MCC
OzBeemers : BMW Riders of Australia
OzVMX - Aussie Vintage Motocross
Port Macquarie Classic Motorcycle Club
RAT-S CAFE - (forum) Australia
Spokes - Motorcycle information Australia
The 59 Club Australia
The Panther Owners Club
The Scott Owners' Club Ltd
Ton Up Club Texas
Ton-Up-Boys Motorcycle Club Australia
Triumph and BSA Triples
Triumph Motorcycle Register of Australia
Triumph Owners Motorcycle Club - Australia
Triumph Owners Motorcycle Club - UK
Triumph Riders Club Inc - South Australia
Triumph Riders MCC NZ
Ulysses Club
Velocette Owners Club - Australia
Velocette Owners Club - International
VERi - Vintage Enduro Riders Inc Australia
Veteran and Vintage MCC of South Australia
Vincent HRD Owners Club
VINDURO - Vintage Enduro Community (Australia)
Vintage Motor Cycle Club - UK
Vintage motorcycle club of Tasmania
Vintage Motorcycle Club of Western Australia
WIMA Australia
Yamaha SR500 Club of Australia Inc.
Yamaha XS650 Club of Australia

Interstate Shops

Andy Strapz Home Page
Beven Youngs Automotive, Motorcycle, Books
Black Max Motorwear
Car Guy Garage - USA
Casa Lambretta - Australia
Deus Customs
Discount Motorcycle Wreckers - Melbourne
EuroBrit MotorBikes - Melbourne
MOTOCICLO, Sydney - British & European
Motorcycle Exhausts by Overlander Australia
Parker Indian Motocycles - VIC
Rex's Speed Shop - UK
Royal Enfield - Hitchcocks Motorcycles - UK
Stainless Steel Motorbike Mufflers
Sue's Transport Books & Collectables
Torino Motorcycles Sydney
The Green Spark Plug Co
Triumph Australia
Vanem Sydney - Yamaha SR500 Custom specialists


A-Z of historic motorcycles
Cafe Racer Special - European Motorcycles
Dropbears gallery
Ellaspede Brisbane - bikes
Leon's vintage motorcycle photo links
Motorcycle blueprints for 3D modeling
Motorcycles of the 20th Century
Pipeburn - Custom motorbikes
Rat Bike Gallery
Return of the Cafe Racers
The Bike Shed
The Vintagent
Throttle Roll 2014 Gallery
Triumph Rigid Frame models (1934-1953) - Classic and Vintage Motorcycles

Specific Marques

Adler MB250 page Australia
Adler Motorcycles Australia
Ariel Motorcycles Revisited - AJ Lewis
British Motorcycle Manufacturers
Brough Superior
Brough Superior Motorcycles
BSA B50 Homepage
BSA Owners Club of South Australia
Classic Indian Motorcycle History
Classic Motorcycles - Triumph and Norton
European Motorcycle Manufacturers
German Motorcycle Manufacturers
Honda Collection Hall, Japan
Honda Motorcycles
IMME Motorcycles
Indian Harley Club (Bunbury WA)
Indian Motorcycle - America's First Motorcycle
Italian Motorcycle Manufacturers
Jims Shed - Jim Steed
Laverda motorcycles
Norton Commando
Norton Commando Forum
Norton Motorcycle Resources
Norton Motors - Germany
Norton Motors - UK
Orange County Choppers
Oz Vincent Review Archive Laverda 3C
Royal Enfield Interceptor Owners Web Site
Royal Enfield Interceptor Profiles - BBB
Royal Enfield Interceptor-BBB
Suzuki Motorcycles
Triumph and BSA Triples
Triumph Motorcycle Register of Australia
Triumph Motorcycle Resources
Triumph Motorcycles - Australia
Triumph Rigid Frame models (1934-1953)
Vintage Motorcycle Pictures
Vintage Triumph Motor Cycle Specialist


CB450 Parts | Old Bike Barn
Classic Honda Gallery
honda cb450 parts
Honda Motorcycle Parts at David Silver Spares
Jochens Honda CB 450 K - Seite
Repair brakes
Team Hansen Honda
The Honda CB450 Pages


The Green Spark Plug Co
Triumph Rigid Frame models (1934-1953)
Control Cables - Australia
Vintage Motorcycle Spares Australia
Oz Vincent Review Archive
GABMA Tech Articles
Graces Guide - UK Motorcycles
Motorcycle Classics
Ellaspede Brisbane - bikes
The Vintagent
the Bike Shed website Triumph BSA Norton
Pipeburn - Custom motorbikes
Return of the Cafe Racers
Beyond the mountains Pt:1 | Deus Ex Machina
Beyond the mountains Pt:2 | Deus Ex Machina
Throttle Roll 2014 photos
Throttle Roll 2014 video
Throttle Roll (Australia)
Throttle Roll - Whittaker Specials
Classic Car Gurus


Jack Lilley - UK
Norman Hyde - UK
Stainless Steel Motorbike Mufflers
Triumph Bonneville Parts and Accessories
Triumph Rigid Frame models (1934-1953)
TuneBoy Engine Management - Australia
Union Jack Motorcycles - Australia


Pipeburn - Custom motorbikes
Deus Customs
Ellaspede Brisbane
Vonzeti - UK
Throttle Roll 2014 Gallery
the Bike Shed
the Bike Shed - CB450 Distressed to Kill
BellaCorse - Bonneville Accessories - USA
Colorado Norton Works
PPMP Products Page - Australia
Car Guy Garage - USA
Motorcycle Fairings | Fairing Kits
Stainless Steel Motorbike Mufflers
Cafe Racer Special
Return of the Cafe Racers
RAASK - Sweden
wrenchmonkees copenhagen


BMW R75/5 racer - Ritmo Sereno
BMW Cafe Racers - ADVrider
Vonzeti - UK
Wudo Klassik - Colorado USA - Cafe Racers & Airheads
Ritmo Sereno Japanese Style European Customs
Ritmo Sereno - PARTS

HONDA CAFE - custom cafe racers
Ted's Special Motorcycle works


KEDO Gibbonslap
Peyton Place
Rex's Speed Shop - UK
Vanem Sydney - Yamaha SR500 Custom specialists


BCR - Benjie's - USA


How your suspension works
PD Fork Valves: YSS Australia
YSS Shocks Australia - Adelaide
Gazi Suspension - Australia
Hagon Shocks - UK
Ohlins - USA
KONI - IKON Suspension - Australia
Progressive Suspension
Suspension Setup Guide - Sport Rider Magazine
Motorcycle Suspension Tuning
Damping rod forks
Wilbers Agents Australia
Wilbers Motorcycle Suspension - Germany
Works Performance Shocks


Antique Tyre Supplies Australia
Vintage Tyre Supplies - UK
American Motorcycle Tires
Avon Tyres Australia
Bridgestone Motorcycle Tyres - Japan
Continental Motorcycle Tyres
Dunlop Motorcycle Tyres, Australia
Dunlop Tires - USA
Metzeler Tyres
Michelin Australia
Tyrepliers - Australia

Parts and Accessories

Antique Vintage Indian parts
Australian Swap Meets
BellaCorse - Bonneville Accessories - USA
British Bike Connection (US)
British Cycle Supply - (US)
British Spares, classic motorcycle parts
Burton Bike Bits - UK
Car Guy Garage - USA
Classic Transfers
Cob's British Cycle Spares - Australia
Control Cables - Australia
Corbin Motorcycle Seats & Accessories
DECALS - Sunrise Graphics
Dynamo and ignition systems for classic motorcycles
Euromotoelectrics: charging and starting systems
Hailwood Motorcycle Restorations
handlebars - Dennis Kirk, Inc
Headlight protectors - Australia
Helen Twowheels Super Packing System
Jawa parts at Vintage Motorcycle Spares Australia
JP Pistons - South Australia
KENMA accessories - Australia
Lambretta accessories - Australia
Moto-Sport Panniers
MOTOCICLO, Sydney - British & European
Motor Cycle Cooling Vests and Headwear
Motorcycle Fairings | Fairing Kits
Motorcycle Headlight Bulbs
NGK Spark Plugs
Norvil Motorcycle Company - Norton parts UK
Powerdynamo Systems
Precision Performance Motorcycle Parts
RKA Luggage - USA
Rocky Point Cycle, vintage motorcycle parts
Stainless Steel Motorbike Mufflers
Staintune Exhausts
The Bikers Den - Motorcycle Gear and Apparel (USA)
The Green Spark Plug Co
Triumph Bonneville accessories - (prev Jenks' Bolts)
Triumph Rigid Frame models (1934-1953)
TuneBoy Engine Management - Australia
Union Jack Motorcycles - Australia
Vanem Sydney - Yamaha SR500 Custom specialists
Vintage Cables - Australia
Vintage Motorcycle Spares Australia

Instrument Repairs

Lionel Otto motorcycle instrument repairs
Palo Alto Speedometer: Repair, Restoration
Tandy Instruments - Perth

Buying and Selling
Antique Vintage Indians
Australian Swap Meets
BikePoint: Used Bikes
Classic Style - Classic Motorcycle Warehouse
EuroBrit MotorBikes Australia
Motorini Scooter Sales
Old Bike Mart - Classifieds
Parker Indian Motocycles - Victoria
Pre-War Motorcycles for sale - PreWarCar
Red Book AU Motorcycles
Ritmo Sereno Euro Motorcycle Shop - JAPAN
Shannons Auctions
Trading Post - Australia
Trojan Classic Motorcycles
Verralls Ltd (UK)
VETERAMA - The biggest market in Europe
Vin and Vet (EUR)
Webb's - New Zealand's Premier Auction House
Yesterdays (Netherlands)


Australian Road Rider
Bitch'n Bitumen - Australia
Classic American Iron Magazine
Classic Bike - UK
Classic Bike Guide Magazine - UK
Classic MotorCycle Magazine UK
Classic Racer Magazine - UK
Cycle Torque - Australia
Cycle World - USA
Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine - US
MotorCycle News - Australia
MotorCycle News - UK
Old Bike - Australasia
Old Bike - back issues
Real Classic - UK
The Magazine Man - UK
Two Wheels - Australia


Triumph 650 Rebuild Video (motorcycle DVD)
Brittown (motorcycle DVD)
The Harbortown Bobber (motorcycle DVD)

Reviews and Road Tests

Bike Tests - Motorcycle USA
Classic Motorbikes net- UK
Classic Motorcycle Profiles - UK
Cycle Torque - Australia
MotorbikesToday UK Bike Guide - Index
Motorcycle Online: Manufacturer's Row
Motorcycle Reviews - MaximumBikes
Motorcycle USA - Motorcycles and Bike Tests
Motorcycles On-Line
Motorcyclist Magazine Motorcycle Road Test Index
Wheels24 - Bikes -South Africa

General Interest

Barnstormers NZ
Bernies Bike Shed
Classic American Iron
Classic Indian Motorcycle History
Classic Motorbikes net- UK
Classic Motorcycle Memorabilia
Diesel Motorcycles
Ed Youngblood's Motohistory
Exhibition Park in Canberra - EPIC
Famous Motorcyclists
Graces Guide - UK Motorcycles
Hearse for Hire - USA
Lawrence of Arabia
Minichamps models
Motorcycle Ergonomics
Motorcycle Network: Directory for Motorbike Riders
Realistic Paper Crafts | YAMAHA MOTOR
Show N Shine Australia
Spokes - Motorcycle information Australia
The Green Spark Plug Co
The Vintagent
Throttle Roll 2014 on Vimeo
Triumph Rigid Frame models (1934-1953)
Vintage Motorcycle Fundamentals - Classic and Vintage Motorcycles
Vintagraph Superior Posters and Prints

from BIKE TORQUE - June 2014

Ed Youngblood's Motohistory | News | April 2008
Old Crocks Meet Again (1931) - YouTube
Collection: Vintage Part's Book's and Manuals
Sally's Harley: 1937 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Sally's Harley: 1937


Motorcycling around USA with Chris & Wanda
National Public Toilet Map
Motorcycle meanderings - Australia
Hire a Train
Ross' Motorcycling Blog.
Motorcycle Trip Checklist
Micapeak Reference Documents
The Motorcycle Tourer's Forum
Riding in the Rain
Motor Cycle Cooling Vests and Headwear
G'day Pubs :: Welcome to Gday Pubs
Gordon & Trish's Rides
Spirit of Tasmania bookings
Aust National Motorcycle Museum
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania
New South Wales Rail Transport Museum
New Zealand Motorcycle Rentals and Tours
Safe motorcycle touring in Africa
Touring South Africa
Temora Aviation Museum
The Snowy Ride
Touratech-USA Motorcycle Adventure Touring Ac...

Recommended stopping places
Dromedary Hotel, CENTRAL TILBA, NSW
Dromedary Hotel Central Tilba NSW
Tilba NSW
Mystery Bay - Oakleigh Farm Cottages
Canberra Carotel Motel and Caravan Park
Gundaroo Colonial inn
Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery - Thredbo Valley
Hotel Australasia - Eden NSW
Loaded Dog Hotel Tarago NSW
Barmedman Hotels


MotoGP News
The Official MotoGP Website
MotoGP Calendar
Classic Motorcycling Australia
Classic racing life in Australia - Stew Ross
Dry Lakes Racers Australia
Eastern Creek International Raceway - Australia, NSW.
Motorcycling Australia
Motorcycle Fairings | Fairing Kits
Motorcycling NSW Limited
Phillip Island Circuit
St George Motorcycle Club
The Post Classic Racing Association of NSW
Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Victoria
Team Obsolete (USA) - Historic Racing
Wakefield Park

Classic BMW

BM Bikes, BMW Bike Information Home
BMW Motorcycle Models
BMW Mobile Tradition - history
VIntage BMW Motorcycle Owners Ltd.
BMW motorcycle restoration, troubleshooting
BMW Singles Page
BMW Technical Info - Snowbum
Classic BMW Motorcycles
Ben's BMW R25/3 Restoration

Parts for classic BMW

Beemershop - California USA
BeemerShop, Inc.
Blue Moon Cycle - USA
BMW Deluxe Tool Kit 2V Boxer Engine
BMW motorcycle TOOLS - Ed Korn
BMW Parts Catalog - ONLINE
BMW Owners Chicago (slow to load)
Bob's BMW - USA
Discount Motorcycle Wreckers - Melbourne
Duncan's Beemers - USA
Euromotoelectrics: charging and starting systems
Mark Huggett GmbH - Swiss
Motobins Ltd - UK
Motohansa Australia
Motorrad Stemler GmbH
Motorworks - BMW Spares - UK
Munich Motorcycles Western Australia
Palo Alto Speedometer: Repair, Restoration
S.Meyer GmbH - BMW motorcycles
San Jose BMW - Parts
Siebenrock - BMW motorcycles and parts
Uli's BMW Parts
Wudo - Germany
Wudo Klassik

Charging system alternatives

Euro Motoelectrics
Diode Boards and Other Parts for BMW
Motorrad Elektrik - USA
Dynamo and ignition systems for classic motorcycles
Powerdynamo Systems

BMW Airhead parts - flyingtpot
BMW Club Norway
BMW /5 Owners Manual
BMW Illustrated Parts Catalog
BMW Motorcycle Engine & Chassis Numbers
BMW Motorcycle Exhausts and Replica Parts by Overlander
BMW motorcycle links
BMW Motorrad
BMW Shocks
BMW Technical Tips
Charles J. Petrie's BMW Page
ChiTech Tune-up Manuals For Sale
Difazio Hub Centre BMW - ADVrider
Historical BMW Models
IBMWR BMW Motorcycle Marketplace
My Friendship with an R75
Post 1969 BMW 750 engine numbers
The BMW R G/S and GS motorcycles
Toaster Tan Top Braces

Other German Classics

Adler Motor Cycles
AltaVista - Babel Fish Translation
eBay Germany
EDK - electrical parts for ALL - German language only
Forum - Classic German Bikes
German Motorcycle Manufacturers
Oldtimer Links
Powerdynamo for Adler M/MB250
Powerdynamo, Lichtmaschine für historische Motorräder
Willkommen bei


GABMA Tech Articles
Free PDF motorcycle manuals for download!
ARDROX 3322 (for long-term motorcycle storage)
Torque Coversion Calculator
Motorcycle Maintenance - webBikeWorld
Motorcycle Repair Course
Two-stroke cycle - Wikipedia

Motorcycle Transport Services

Bikenut Motorcycle Transport
Motorbike Transport
BIKE Logistics - Australia Wide

Riding Courses

Honda Australia Rider Training (HART)

Motorcycle Registration and Insurance

Motorbike Green Slips - NSW
Vehicle registration fees - ACT
Bike Insurance
NRMA Classic Vehicle Insurance
Bike Quotes - Shannons
Motorcycling Australia: Insurance

Motorcycle Safety Info

Spokes - Motorcycle information Australia
The Good Gear Guide
YouTube - TACVictoria's Channel
YouTube - 'The Ride' TAC Motorcycle Safety ad
YouTube - "Motorcycle Man" Motorcycle Safety Campaign
YouTube - "Scooter Girl" TAC protective clothing tv ad
Mick Doohan - No Place to Race

YouTube video links

Lee Hartung Collection
Lee Hartung Collection Day 1
Handmade Portraits: Liberty Vintage Motorcycles
VVCMCC Trail Ride seen from a 350cc Jawa
veteran,vintage & classic mc rally 2009 7
veteran,vintage & classic mc rally 2009 5
veteran,vintage & classic mc rally 2009 2
Brittown-a British motorcycle DVD
1949 Vincent Black Shadow
Ride in an ADLER M250/LS200 sidecar outfit
Honda Goldwing through the twisties
BMW R75/5 following a 1956 Velocette MSS Venom

More Links

Classic and Vintage Motorcycle links
David's comprehensive motorcycle web index

updated on 7 August 2016

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