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Canola fields, Grampians.  Photo: Usman Sadiq
2019
Mid-week rides There’s an informal group within the Club who go for a ride mid-week most weeks.  Usually a Wednesday or a Thursday, depending on who’s available when.
 
This is not an exclusive arrangement, so anyone interested is welcome.

Contact Mark Galli or John Ferguson.
April
Thurs 25 ANZAC Day

Weekend 25-28
Weekender to Mitta Mitta
  •  and the great North-East.  

3 nights 4 days, Anzac Day 25th - 28th April.
    • From Montrose to Mansfield for smoko and fuel, 
    • then probably Milawa bakery for lunch, 
    • Myrtleford for fuel, Happy Valley Road to Kiewa Valley Hwy to take the cow pat road heading north to the Omeo Hwy to Mitta Mitta.
    • Map.
    • Lots of folks are finding their own way there and no doubt there will be meet ups along the way.
    • Please register your interest with the  Run Captain to secure a posi and also for catering purposes.
    • BYO sleeping bag.
  • Breakfasts and Friday night BBQ supplied
  • We have a planned ride to Omeo for lunch on Friday, returning the same way (Omeo Highway) before skippy hour.
Fri 26 Holiday for Moto Guzzi owners.  Get your leave app in!
Weekend 26-28 Autumn Leaf Rally, Tumorrama Hall, Tumorrama, NSW.  Tumut Valley Riders.  
Inquiries: tvriders@hotmal.com
Weekend 26-28
Sat 27 Ride to Eat - FarRide East #56, Happy Valley Hotel, Great Alpine Road, Ovens.  FarRiders.
Weekend 27-28 All British Rally, Old Newstead Racecourse, Newstead.  BSA Motorcycle Owners Association.   Details.
Mon 29 Introduction to Motorcycle Maintenance. Kustom Kommune.
May
Wed 1
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome. 

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend
3-5
Emu Rally, Ararat Motorcycle Club. TBC.
Sat 4
International Female Ride Day

Details.

Sat 4
“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader
Weekend
 4-5
PIRELLI MOTUL Victorian Road Race Championships (Round 2) + Victorian Supermoto Championships (Round 1). Broadford.  Details.
Sun 5 TOMCC Annual Link Run 2019, Bayles Fauna Park.  Classic Vintage and Veteran bikes gather together from all over Victoria at the Bayles Recreation Reserve.  Triumph Owners MCC. Flyer.
Tue 7  Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Weekend 10-12
Dubbo Motor Bike Rally

Dubbo, NSW.  

We aspire to be the largest bike rally in Australia.  

Details.
Sun 11 - Sat 18
The Long Ride 2019 will be going to Darwin in May 2019.

We want as many riders as possible to register and to ride. Registration availability will be notified shortly.

After arriving in Darwin from all parts of Australia, we will be riding on to Broome for those who want to go that far.

The Long Ride Australia: raising awareness of prostate cancer and men's health.
Sun 12 Mother's Day
Mon 13 Introduction to Motorcycle Maintenance. Kustom Kommune.
Wed 15
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend 17-19
43rd Historic Winton Racing

Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla.  

Austin Seven Club
.
Weekend 17-19 Pelikan Rally, Camp Kendron, Lake Bonney, Bamera, South Australia. BMWOCSA.
Sat 18
Federal Election                            
Sat 18
Motorcycle Accident Management Training Course 

Course duration: 4.5 hrs  

$30.00AUD pp

Wagga RSL & Commercial Club
Pacific room
Kincaid Street, Wagga Wagga 

This course has been subsidised by the Roads and Maritime Services South West Region.
Successful completion of this nationally recognised training will be awarded a certificate of  participation.
There are no prerequisites required for this course.

Details.
Weekend 18-19
Ruptured Budgie Rally

Mingoola, Qld.

Details.
Sun 26
Run to the Ocean View Hotel, Kilcunda

...for lunch.

Departing the BP servo at 96 Princes Highway, Packenham at 9.30 sharp.

(Weekender to Dalwhinnie Winery moved to June.)
Mon 27 Introduction to Motorcycle Wiring & Electrics. Kustom Kommune.
June
Sun 2 North East Victoria Blanket/Jacket Ride. Charity ride from Wodonga to Beechworth to collect blankets, old jackets, socks, sleeping bags, etc, for the homeless. All donations will be presented to the Salvation Army in Beechworth to be distributed to those in need this winter.  

Departing from Choppertown Cafe, 62 Thomas Mitchell Drive, Wodonga, at 10am.
Tue 4 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 5
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome.

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend
 7-10
23rd Wintersun Run

Mildura.

Details.
Sat 8 Steven Walter Children's Cancer Foundation Fundraising Ride Day. Departing BP Mulgrave at 9.30 (another group departing Bunnings Morningon at 8.20). A drink at Marysville Pub, lunch at Toolangi.  $10 donation including lucky raffle. Sponsored by Shannons Insurance.  Details.
Weekend  8-10 50th Alpine RallyYarrangobilly Village Campground (Cotterills Cottage), Snowy Mountains Highway.  Yes, it started in 1969.  All motorcyclists (no cars please) are invited to be a part of this great 'back to basics' rally.  Details: Henning Jorgensen at hpj333@gmail.com.
Weekend  8-10 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend
Weekend 15-16

Overnighter to
Dalwhinnie Winery.  Details tba and tbc.
Wed 19
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.





Weekend 21-23


International Moto Guzzi Treffen of the MGCN

On the beautiful campsite on the banks of the River Lek, campsite “De Koekoek”, Nederland.

Sun 23 Brekky at Badger Weir.  Details tba.
Mon 24 Introduction to Motorcycle Carbs & Tuning. Kustom Kommune.
July
Tue 2 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 3
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome. 

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend
 5-7
16th Annual Up The Creek Rally, Jung Recreational Reserve.  Sharon 0409 215 338,  Greg 0437 010 061.  mota.gds@gmail.com  Details.
Weekend
6-8
Hattah Desert Race, Colignan.  Details.  
Sat 13 Christmas In July Run 2019, FUNDraising fun day out. Wear something to do with Christmas or decorate your bike. With a ride to Clarkefield Hotel Coach and Horses Pub. Meet at McDonalds Western Ring Rd, Outbound, at 10am with 11am departure. ALL BIKES WELCOME. $10 per rider.
$5 pillion. Hosted by Red Knights Motorcycle Club Australia.
Tues 9 Introduction to Motorcycle Maintenance. Kustom Kommune.
Wed 17
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend 19-21

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Man's landing on the Moon.

Apollo Rally
, Honeysuckle Campground, 20km from Tharwa, ACT, on the Apollo Road.  

$25 fee for camping, wood and badge.  Catered from Sat lunch to Sun breakfast.  
Byo booze/water.    

Contact Sarge 02 6296 5561, 0414 569 626, purbrick@iinet.net.au
Weekend 20-21 Weekender to Dargo.  Details tba.
August
Sat 3 Border Run 2019, Border Village, S.A.  FarRiders.
Mon 5 Introduction to Motorcycle Wiring & Electrics. Kustom Kommune.
Tue 6 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 7
Annual General Meeting

Night of the long knives and big raffles.

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome. 

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.

All of August
RIDE NORTH AMERICA ON YOUR OWN BIKE

We are planning a trip to North America in 2019 to give you the opportunity to visit all
those places you’ve always wanted to see from the seat of your own motorcycle.

Details here (PDF).


Sun 11
100th anniversary of the aircraft crash and death of Giovanni Ravelli who, along with fellow pilot Georgio Parodi, and mechanical engineer Carlo Guzzi, was the inspiration for Moto Guzzi.  

He is commemorated by the Moto Guzzi eagle logo, based on the Italian Air Corps wings insignia.

Sun 11 Bad Company Racing Dirt Drags, Heathcote Park Dragstrip. Camping Sat night. Entry $25. Enquiries 0422 877 822.
Sun 18 New/Old BBQ.  Details tba.
Sun 18 Vietnam Veterans Day and the Battle of Long Tan, Longwarry Nth. VVMC-Gippsland Chapter
Wed 21
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend 23-25 Perigrine Rally, Jabuk Reserve, S.A.  Pilgrim CMC.  Details.
Weekend 24-25 PIRELLI MOTUL Victorian Road Race Championships (Round 3). Phillip Island.  Details.
Sun 25
Bol-a-Thon 

Using Mrs Selmo's secret recipe, we prepare the bolognese for the Spaghetti Rally.  

Details tba.
September
Sun 1 Father's Day
Mon 2 Introduction to Motorcycle Carbs & Tuning. Kustom Kommune.
Tue 3 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 4
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome.

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend
 6-8
Australian Super Bikes, Winton, Benalla. Round 5.
Weekend
 7-8
Ragged Fringe Rally

MGOAoNSW

TBC...
Week
7-17
2019 Postie Bike Challenge

The Birdsville Track … 3500+ kilometres linking Brisbane to Adelaide!

Details.
Sat 14 2019 Ride for Remembrance.  Details.
Mon 16 Introduction to Motorcycle Maintenance. Kustom Kommune.
Wed 18
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Sun 22
Great Spring Ride

Caution: improper use of spurs on your Guzzi can be dangerous.

Details tba.
Fri 27 Grand Final Eve public holiday
Sat 28 AFL Grand Final
Sun 29 The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride.  Details.
October
Tue 1 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 2
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome.

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend
 4-6
Australian Super Bikes, Phillip Island. Round 6.
Sat 6 Daylight saving commences - turn your clock forward.
Sun 6
Women's Only Ride Day

Broadford State Motorcycle Sports Complex

Details

Weekend 11-13 38th Kosciusko Rally, Geehi Hut Campsite, Alpine Way, Kosciusko NP, NSW. BMWMCCACT.
Mon 14 Introduction to Motorcycle Wiring & Electrics. Kustom Kommune.
Wed 16
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.



Weekend 18-20
The MOTO GUZZI CLUB of VICTORIA welcomes all motorcyclists to its annual

Spaghetti Rally

Edi Cutting, King River.

Sat 19 Ride to Eat - FarRide East #58, Cape Jervis Tavern, Cape Jervis, SA. FarRiders.
Sat 19 Bike and Rod Run, Warrnambool. 8am-10am Show and Shine and Walk-up Registrations at Lake Pertobe, Warrnambool. Then Ride/Drive your vehicle from Lake Pertobe to Halls Gap for a BBQ lunch then return via Dunkeld Hotel to the Woolsthorpe Hotel for a live band and a spit for Dinner.
Lots of Prizes and Giveaways throughout the day including top 3 best Cars and Bikes on the day.
All money raised is donated to “Let’s Talk”.  Details.
Weekend 25-27
Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Phillip Island

Details
November
Sat 2 Snowy Ride: a motorcycle event run annually in the Alpine Region of NSW and has helped the Steven Walter Children's Cancer Foundation raise in excess of $8 million for research into a cure for childhood cancer.  Details.
Sat 2 Pyjama Run - Safe Steps: fundraising for Safe Steps, being a service for victims of family violence. We are seeking donations of pyjamas for children/adults to be given to shelters through this organisation. Riders $10 - Pillions $5. All bikes welcome. Wear your pj's over your bike gear.
Fun day out. Meet at McDonalds Western Ring Rd, Outbound. Red Knights Motorcycle Club Australia.
Sun 3
President's Luncheon

Details tba.
Sun 3 Bad Company Racing Dirt Drags, Heathcote Park Dragstrip. Camping Sat night. Entry $25. Enquiries 0422 877 822.
Mon 4
Holiday for Moto Guzzi owners.

Happy birthday to Carlo Guzzi, November 4, 1889.

(Secretary Jan giving Carlo a cuddle in 2016).
Tues 5 Melbourne Cup
Tue 5 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 6
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome.

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend
9-10
PIRELLI MOTUL Victorian Road Race Championships (Round 4) + Victorian Supermoto Championships (Round 2). Broadford.  Details.
Sun 10
Festival of Italian Motorcycles 

Details tba.
Mon 11 Introduction to Motorcycle Carbs & Tuning. Kustom Kommune.
Sat 16 Annual Remembrance Day Memorial Poker Run, Longwarry Nth. VVMC-Gippsland Chapter 
Weekend 15-16
Wed 20
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Weekend 22-24 Geelong Revival Motoring Festival, Geelong Waterfront.  Details.
Mon 25 Introduction to Motorcycle Maintenance. Kustom Kommune.
December
Sun 1 MGCoV Christmas Party
Sun 1
Women's Only Ride Day

Broadford State Motorcycle Sports Complex

Details
Tue 3 Women's Wrench Night, Kustom Kommune.  Details.
Wed 4
General Meeting & Social Sip

Great meals and great company.  All members and prospective members are welcome.

The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Sun 15 Club ride
Wed 18
Social Sip


The Terminus Hotel

492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy Nth.


Wed 25 Christmas Day
2021


September
Giornate Mondiali Guzzi (Guzzi World Days)

Guzzi Centenary


We went in 2011...

We went in 2016...watch the video

We’ll be back in 2021!
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