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September 2017       October 2017       November 2017       December 2017      


WEEKEND RIDE MEETING POINTS

SOUTH: BP Servo at Yatala (Henry Hester Drive). Take Exit 38 off the M1 Freeway.
Ride Captain: Steiny (0419 672 216)

NORTH: Woolworths Caltex Carseldine Roadhouse (1754 Gympie Rd, Carseldine QLD 4034).
At this location there's also a Hungry Jacks, Subway, Gloria Jean's Coffee, an ATM, etc.
Ride Captains: Pyro (0413 905 141) & Axel (0409 544 767).

WEST: McDonalds Goodna (2 William Street (cnr Smith Street), Goodna)
Ride Captains: Yogi (0418 692 277) & Sam (0419 174 201).

Be at the meeting point by 8:30am.
All rides depart at 9:00am sharp.

Visitors and guests are asked to phone the Ride Captain by 7:30pm the night before a ride
to confirm you wish to join them on their ride.


JULY 2017
Sun 2 West Ride Captain: Sam (0419 174 201)
McDonalds Goodna - Dugandan Hotel - Rathdowney ( lunch) - Kerry - Beaudesert - Home.
Sun 9 North Ride Captain: Mac (0439 444 655).
From the Caltex Carseldine Roadhouse we'll ride through a varied and less travelled route to Woodford for a mid-morning break. (Lots of twisties!) From Woodford up to the Bellthorpe Range Road and on to Maleny for lunch. Afternoon ride back through Bald Knob, Beerwah and Beerburrum onto the highway and down to Twin BP's to say our goodbyes.
Sun 16 South Ride Captain: Steiny (0419 672 216)
BP Servo at Yatala - Beenleigh - Logan River Road - left into Gardiner Road - right into Dairy Creek Road - left into Waterford-Tamborine Road - right at Tamborine Village Roundabout - left into Mundoolun Connection Road - Canungra - straight through to Advancetown Pub (bum break) - back up Clagiraba Road - left into Henry Roberts Drive to the top - down the Goat Track Road to Canungra Pub for lunch - back over the Goat Track Road to Tamborine Mountain - down past the Bearded Dragon Hotel - back to Yatala via Stanmore Road and goodbyes.
There's a ride route map here.
Tues 18 MEETING Lord Stanley Hotel.
994 Stanley Street East, East Brisbane.
The meeting proper starts at 7.30pm; but come earlier for dinner!
Sun 23 West Ride Captain: Sam (0419 174 201)
McDonalds Goodna - Crows Nest (lunch) - Home.
Sat & Sun 29 - 30 CHRISTMAS IN JULY!!

A long-running annual event for our club, and a great weekend away!

Meeting point will be the Caltex South servo at 2 Telemon St, Beaudesert.

Departure time is 8:00am sharp.

It will be a 5.5 hour run to our destination: the Bowra Hotel in Bowraville.

Contact Boots (ozcruise@tpg.com.au 0438 748 404) for details.


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AUGUST 2017
Sun 6 South Ride Captain: Steiny (0419 672 216)
BP Servo at Yatala - Tamborine Village - Canungra Pub (bum rest) - Beechmont Road - Advancetown Pub (lunch) - Clagiraba Road - Henry Roberts Drive - Goat Track Road - Tamborine Mountain - Tamborine Village - Mundoolun Road - Jimboomba - Waterford - Home.
Sun 13 West Ride Captain: Sam (0419 174 201)
McDonalds Goodna - Boonah - Queen Mary Falls - Yangan (lunch) - Aratula - Home.
Tues 15 MEETING Lord Stanley Hotel.
994 Stanley Street East, East Brisbane.
The meeting proper starts at 7.30pm; but come earlier for dinner!
Sun 20 North Ride Captain: Pyro (0413 905 141)
Caltex Carseldine Roadhouse - Mount Mee lookout - lunch at the Landsborough Pub - Bald Knob - Peachester - goodbye stop at the BP south bound at Burpengary. Approx 200km
Sun 27 South Ride Captain: Steiny (0419 672 216)
Something different today ... a cruisy bay run!
BP Servo at Yatala - Norwell Road - up the highway to Loganholme - Carbrook - Victoria Point - Hoya Garden Plaza (coffee) - then all around, ending up at Wellington Point (lunch) - then Capalaba - Caltex servo near Gateway Arterial for goodbyes. Reasonably early finish.
Route map is here.

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IMPORTANT DATES
Royal Queensland Show(Brisbane Area Only) (Public Holiday): Wednesday 16th August 2017.

SEPTEMBER 2017
Sun 3 West Ride Captain: Yogi (0418 692 277).
Ride route will be announced later.
Sun 10 North
to the Obi Obi Bike Show !!
Ride Captain: Mac (0439 444 655).
Caltex Carseldine Roadhouse - Woodford (bum break) - Ride straight to the Obi Obi Hall for the Bike Festival/Show (Facebook link here) and lunch (probably stay there for a few hours depending on interest levels) - head home via Mapleton - Landsborough - Bald Knob - Twin BP's on the highway for our goodbyes.
Sun 17 South To be advised.
Tues 19 MEETING Lord Stanley Hotel.
994 Stanley Street East, East Brisbane.
The meeting proper starts at 7.30pm; but come earlier for dinner!
Sun 24 West Ride Captain: Sam (0419 174 201)
McDonalds Goodna - Nobby via Ma Ma Creek - lunch at Rudd's Pub - Allora - Maryvale - Home.

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IMPORTANT DATES
Fathers Day: Sunday September 3rd 2017.
Grandparents Day: 10th September 2017.

OCTOBER 2017
Sun 1 North Ride Captain: Pyro (0413 905 141)
Start at McDonalds NEWMARKET (290 Enoggera Road, Newmarket) (for a change) - Mount Glorious - Somerset Dam (bum rest) - Blackbutt (lunch) - Crows Nest - Esk - Fernvale - Blacksoil - Home.

Ride to Blacksoil is 340km.

Full disclosure: There is 4 km of good, hard, smooth dirt between Black Butt and Crows Nest. Mac and I rode this a couple of months ago and it was pretty good.
Sun 8 South To be advised.
Sun 15 LAVERDA CONCOURS
at Cleveland,
Brisbane.
LAVERDA CONCOURS

Staged at the Cleveland Showgrounds: Long Street, Cleveland, Brisbane.

Club Laverda is once again putting on its Concours show. This is an excellent annual event that's now in its 29th year!!

Once again, Steel Horses will have a strong presence there, complete with our big marquee (and BBQ), promoting our club to potential new members. As well, it's a great day out for all our existing members!

Click here to see some photos of the Steel Horses display at the Laverda Concours in 2015.

This is a pretty big event, and about 8000 people usually attend. Concours attracts motorcycle trade stalls (about 30), motorcycle enthusiast club displays (about 35 - including Steel Horses), and motorcycle enthusiasts both local and interstate. There's plenty of free parking for motorcycles. Entertainment includes a wide variety of food vendors, free face painting, kiddie’s rides, and live music provided by the popular local act, The Dave Ritter Band.

Admission is free to children under the age of 15 years and $10 for all other patrons. Admission includes on-site motorcycle parking.

It should be a great day!

Tues 17 MEETING Lord Stanley Hotel.
994 Stanley Street East, East Brisbane.
The meeting proper starts at 7.30pm; but come earlier for dinner!
Sun 22 North Ride Captain: Mac (0439 444 655).
Route to be advised.
Sun 29 South To be advised.

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IMPORTANT DATES
Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday): Monday 2nd October 2017.

NOVEMBER 2017
Sun 5 West To be advised.
Sun 12 North Ride Captain: Pyro (0413 905 141)
Caltex Carseldine Roadhouse - Warner - Narangba - Moorina - Glasshouse Mountains lookout (bum break) - Landsborough - Palmwoods - Montville - Maleny - Wootha - Peachester (lunch at Ace's Place Cafe) - after lunch Woodford - Mount Mee - Dayboro - Clear Mountain - Eatons Hill for our goodbyes.
Approx. 240km
Sun 19 South To be advised.
Tues 21 MEETING Lord Stanley Hotel.
994 Stanley Street East, East Brisbane.
The meeting proper starts at 7.30pm; but come earlier for dinner!
Sun 26 West To be advised.

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DECEMBER 2017
Sun 3 North To be advised.
Sun 10 South To be advised.
Sun 17 West To be advised.
Tues 19 MEETING Lord Stanley Hotel.
994 Stanley Street East, East Brisbane.
The meeting proper starts at 7.30pm; but come earlier for dinner!
Sun 24 North To be advised.
Sun 31 South To be advised.

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IMPORTANT DATES
Christmas Day (Public Holiday): Monday 25th December 2017.
Boxing Day (Public Holiday): Tuesday 26th December 2017.



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