formed at a pub in 1981 by several like-minded individuals.
still meets in a pub. We're the largest Moto Guzzi
Our club represents all Moto Guzzi owners in Victoria.
riders and aficionados are invited to join. You don't have to
a Moto Guzzi.
held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Leinster
Arms Hotel. Look for the Guzzis parked
outside. All members and prospective members are welcome.
Leinster Arms Hotel, 66 Gold Street, Collingwood. 03 94175720.
An informal Social Sip is held on the last Wednesday of the month.
club has an organised ride most months of the year.
there are regular runs to Tasmania and the Snowy's, as well as the
Ruptured Budgie Rally in Queensland and the Ragged Fringe Rally in NSW.
Details are listed on the Event
Calendar. Our ride guidelines are here.
MGCoV won the award for the “foreign group from furthest away” at the
2011 Moto Guzzi 90th anniversary in Mandello, Italy.
were the largest non-European contingent, ahead of the USA, Japan and
We went in 2016 for the 95th anniversary, freighted 48 Guzzis and toured Europe!
We’ll be back in 2021 for the big one.
annual Spaghetti Rally
is open to all motorcyclists. It's held at the Edi Cutting
ground on the King River, between Whitfield and Moyhu, in Victoria’s
club magazine, Genius
and Sport, is published bi-monthly. It
features ride reports by members about their trips around Australia and
the globe, as well as technical and historical articles.
MGCoV is a
VicRoads Approved Club for the Club Permit Scheme
(Historic motorcycle registration). VicRoads has introduced these changes from 31st January 2015.
We are able to assist
to have their historic motorcycle(s) registered under the Club Plate
Scheme. (i.e. 25 years older than the date of Permit
All club plate applications need to go to the Club Plate Scheme Registrar, John Fergusen.
- Follow these procedures;
- the VicRoads club permit application form is here.
your membership lapses, so does your red plate permit!
It’s your responsibility to maintain the currency of your membership –
not the Club’s.
Club owns a
bunch of factory
tools and manuals for use by members.
Fast access to tools
when you need them!
Facebook page for events and photos.
and the Group page here:
along to a ride, Social Sip or Committee Meeting.
membership is $50.00.
- You can pay by electronic funds transfer -
check out the details at the bottom of the page here.
- Or print out the membership form here.
The club's snail-mail address is:
Club of Victoria,
P.O. Box 340
Deepdene Vic 3103
road hazards and diesel spills to VicRoads on 13 11 70.
Stick it in your mobile phone.
The MGCoV recommends:
- Emergency+: this
free app, developed by Australia's emergency services, uses GPS
functionality built into smart phones to help a Triple Zero (000)
caller provide critical location details required to mobilise emergency
- the St John Ambulance First Aid app. This
includes advice on helmet removal;
MGCoV committee will subsidise motorcycle-specific first aid
training for financial members. Up to half the cost will be
- The ICEmergency USB which
fits on your keyring. It comes with a pre-loaded text file which
contains all of the information that emergency services need to notify
your family or friends that you've been injured;