Round the Bay 2018 - Sun 09 Dec

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Round the Bay 2018 - Sun 09 Dec

Time: December 9, 2018 from 7am to 5pm
Location: Round Port Phillip Bay
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Phone: 0412 210 388
Event Type: vespa, celebration, christmas, fundraiser
Organized By: Julie Pond
Latest Activity: 11 hours ago

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Event Description


A ride for everyone. A core group rides around the bay on a tight schedule involving as many riders as possible. The target is 100 + rider participation. You can ride one, two legs, or right the way round. It's all about your choice. Be at one the meeting points with a full tank and geared up and ready to ride. It's open to all scooters, but we organize primarily for the Vespa Club of Australia.

It's a charity ride, so there's a $10 ride levy, donated to our Cambodia Project. Register at a meeting point and get your badge.


7.00 AM Geelong. The Edge Cafe. Refuel when you get to Yarraville so that you can make it home. Breakfast orders in too for Yarraville.

8.30 AM Yarraville. Cafe Alfa (Yarraville Stn car park) Good breakfast with free coffee too. Drinks here in the afternoon too. 

9.00 AM St Kilda. Shakespeare Grove car park along Luna Park. A big meeting point! Be ready to go when the ride arrives.

10.40 AM Chelsea. Morning Tea by members Stefan and Ira at their home at 8 Village Cr. Thank them very much.

11.30 AM Mornington. Main St opposite DOCs. Regroup only. Don't gear down, we ride as soon as tail rider is in.

1.00 PM Sorrento Ferry. $20 cash for Vespa Club members. $30 cash others. Have small notes ready to pay Julie as you pass through the gate.

Lunch is on the ferry. Bring something nutritious to eat, (or use the kiosk). We need you fed and alert for the rest of the ride.

1.45 PM Queenscliff - ride to Port Arlington. Don't miss the beauty of this ride. We'll refuel there. 'Buddy up' and share the pumps to save time.

3.30 PM. We'll leave Geelong, through Corio and Lara. North of Little River we'll join the freeway. Unavoidable if we are to get you home. Don't worry. We'll ride as one big convoy at a speed to suit all. We will look after you all the way.


- We can't stop for breakdowns. If you have an issue then you'll need to be prepared to deal with it. 

- The ride is organized and marshaled so that everyone has a good time. If you are not a member then you are our guest. We ask that you to follow the directions of the ride marshals, and ride safely. We reserve the right to exclude you from the ride if we consider that you are putting other riders at risk.

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Comment by Terence Woodward on Sunday

I plan to join in the fun for the St. Kilda to Chelsea leg with my son James riding pillion. Really looking forward to this ride. I hope the weather is kind to us and we have plenty of members along for the fun :-)

Comment by Andrew Willersdorf on November 5, 2018 at 17:10

Hoping to attend, from Yarraville breakfast then to St Kilda and then towards Chelsea, but need to leave then for a Wedding in the afternoon. Looking forward to the event - last year's was brilliant. Regards Andrew

Comment by Vespa Club of Melbourne on November 1, 2018 at 11:26

Comment by James Lang on October 30, 2018 at 14:37
Merging with the Geelong group at Little river Melbourne inbound servo and all the way round back to Lara.
James and Valerie Lang

Comment by Dom on October 23, 2018 at 22:08

Can't wait for this annual pilgrimage!!  Having missed it last year for the first time I can't wait to get around the bay again. 

Comment by Greg_ on October 22, 2018 at 12:35

Comment by Gabrielle O'Brien on October 15, 2018 at 11:43

I'm super excited that I'm able to do the ride this year. I'm going to ride the whole route.  

Comment by Noel on October 5, 2018 at 13:23
We have a wedding in Maffra and can’t make it this time

Comment by Greg_ on October 1, 2018 at 22:21

Comment by Julie Pond on September 18, 2018 at 22:01

Whoohoo Kelly, you will love it...:)

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