Time: November 3, 2018 at 8am to November 6, 2018 at 4pm
Location: Yarriambiack Shire
Website or Map: http://siloarttrail.com/home/…
Event Type: long, distances, experienced, riders, only, country, scenery, historical, talent
Organized By: Julie Pond
Latest Activity: Apr 10
THIS RIDE IS BOOKED OUT
This is the epic ride you have all been waiting for. The 6 silos are waiting for us in the Yarriambiack Shire in the Wimmera plus so much more.
Accommodation will be varied between Motel, Hotel and AirBnb so you are in for a real treat!
We will be covering approximately 1,300kms, with some big days of riding, therefore the ride is restricted to experienced riders only. If in doubt please contact me before signing up. Your bike must be fully serviced including new tyres for this ride. If we have a member who has an equipped vehicle and would like to be our support vehicle, please contact me.
General Itinerary, details to follow:
Day 1 Saturday Nov 3 - approx. 330 kms
Depart Brooklyn BP, Geelong Road at 8am SHARP. Please have a snack before arriving and/or bring a snack. You can refuel at the BP. Breakfast will be at Beaufort. Destination Murtoa Hotel/AirBNB Hatchett Inn. 20kms to see the Wood's Museum and the first silo at Rupanyup at sunset a possibility.
Day 2 Sunday Nov 4 - approx. 310kms
Continental Breakfast for all at 8am at the Pub.
Visit the historical Stick Shed at 9.30am
Depart 10am to see the Art Silos
Destination Warrack Motel
Day 3 Monday Nov 5 - approx. 330kms
Depart 9am to Boort
Visit John Picoli, the Spanner Man to see all his amazing sculptures. Lunch then depart around 2pm
Destination Avoca Motel
Day 4 Tuesday Nov 6 - approx 200kms
Breakfast at 8am
Depart for home 9.30am via the stunning wind farms.
Accommodation has all been booked.
Total cost will be $150 - 3 nights including continental breakfast at 2 places and entry into the Water Tower Museum in Murtoa, which apparently is a must see! We will be sending details for payment up front, closer to the event.
Route will be posted soon. We will be riding up the Western Freeway the first day as far as Ararat then we will cut into the countryside. We will try to keep off major highways but there will be quite a bit of 100km speed limits which can't be avoided on the country roads.
This is a ride not to be missed.
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