Kelly Country Ride Sat 4 - Monday 6th Nov - final details

Event Details

Kelly Country Ride Sat 4 - Monday 6th Nov - final details

Time: November 4, 2017 at 8:30am to November 6, 2017 at 3pm
Location: Kelly country
Event Type: historical, irish
Organized By: Greg_
Latest Activity: Nov 7

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Event Description

We've managed to book accom for the Cup Day Long weekend, so this ride is ON again. A ride you will always remember. 

  • You have to be a member.
  • If you RSVP it needs to be definite.
  • Accommodation approx $50 pp per night
  • 20 Rider max
  • It's a ride for experienced riders. Repeat: This is a challenging ride and not for inexperienced riders.
  • It's off - freeway. We won't be doing the Hume.
  • Your bike will need to be in good serviced condition and ready to ride 1000 ks
  • Such is life.

 We will departing from South Morang, Sat 9 AM

This a ride to explore history and strip away the mythology of Ned, Ellen, and Dan Kelly, and Joe Byrne and Steve Hart. There will be some great riding too, visiting some forgotten places along the Hume, staying in the King Valley, and riding back to Mansfield via Stringybark Creek. We will probably end up covering about 700 - 800 kms. Ride Map on Plotaroute. You can download it to your phone.

 FINAL RIDE ADVICE 2017.

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You will be asked to do a reading at one or two of the historical sites. Your site will be allocated this week too.

 

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Comment by LielyF on November 7, 2017 at 9:49

Thanks to Greg, Julie, and the human GPS otherwise known as David. Great ride and great people. That King River beer ain't bad either. 

Now time to clean a couple of kilos of bugs and dust off the old '300.

Comment by Julie Pond on November 6, 2017 at 20:12

LOL I didn't Paul but now I have...Poor Ned ya better of dead...lalalalalalala.......

Comment by Paul Stampton on November 6, 2017 at 18:44

What a top long weekend - thanks so much for organising and to everyone for making it all happen!

Anyone got a 'poor ned' ear worm song going around in their heads?

Paul & Judy

Red GTS300

Comment by Julie Pond on November 6, 2017 at 18:37

Thank you David, it was a great weekend.  We were blessed with perfect weather, great company, great riding and thank you everyone for putting in some great Kelly history readings.  Hope everyone got home safely that wind was a bit of a test.

Comment by David Atkinson on November 6, 2017 at 16:57
Thank you Greg and Julie for a wonderful well planned weekend away. History, myth, legend, story telling, dust and Vespas. With fun loving company, what a great combination. David
Comment by Greg_ on November 2, 2017 at 21:04

Have you done your homework? There will a Principal's award for the best presentation....

Comment by David Atkinson on November 2, 2017 at 20:55

Excellent. Can't wait but I still have my homework to do.

Comment by Greg_ on November 2, 2017 at 19:00

The Moyhu Hotel is now offering us a room at $80 per night, which works out as $40 pp. We will eat dinner there, and they are booking some music for us on Sat night too.

Comment by Greg_ on October 31, 2017 at 17:57

Comment by Greg_ on October 30, 2017 at 17:35
On a recce for the ride and just found the site of the Ellen Kelly selection / farm near Greta.

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