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Solo to Adelaide @ Easter....tips?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Mackew Mar 20. 3 Replies

Hi all,I'm off to Adelaide for Easter (to visit family etc..) and was thinking of taking the GTS300 which I've clocked ~2500 klms since buying in Oct 2017.Was interested in hearing members advice on…Continue

Classic 1962 silver Vespa - VBB 150

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rolf Nov 29, 2017. 2 Replies

Saw this on Gumtree - worth a look and some summer fun fro $2500(No relation to the seller)…Continue

New Member Andrew

Started Oct 14, 2017 0 Replies

Hi all - just became a new member and had my GTS 300 SS for 20 hrs so far.. been looking at Vespas for years so thought go for it! Previous ride was an 1100cc BMW.... catch up soon at the next club…Continue

 

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Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 11 Nov - Check Venue! at Dr Morse - Victoria Park Station

November 11, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
We're meeting at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, which is also the entrance to Victoria Park Station. We park behind the pillars just under the yellow railway bridge. Plenty of space there, the food is excellent and there'll be an industrial grunge atmosphere. Come along!New members are always very very welcome.…See More
Nov 9

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Annual Christmas Celebration - Sun 02 Dec at Royal Standard Hotel

December 2, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
Members!Come along and celebrate another great year of riding at our annual Christmas Party. Parking on the footpath for vespas or across the road and if you are driving there is parking if you get in quick otherwise at the Vic Market car park which is 100 metres away.Members and your partner - it's free.We want to see you…See More
Oct 14

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Andrew Mackew replied to Jo Wilson's discussion GTS Windscreen Mid size FOR SALE!
"Thank you Jo!"
Oct 14

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Monthly Melbourne Breakfast & Annual General Mtg SUN 14 Oct at Dr Morse - Victoria Park Station

October 14, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
We're meeting at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, which is also the entrance to Victoria Park Station. We park behind the pillars just under the yellow railway bridge. Come along!New members are always very very welcome.Plenty of space there, the food is excellent and there'll be an industrial grunge atmosphere.We will also be holding the VCoM Annual General Meeting.  This will be held inside at the back of Dr Morse Cafe starting at 9.30AM SHARP for 30mins then we will move back outside near the…See More
Oct 6

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Andrew Mackew is attending Greg_'s event
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Carlton Italian Festa - Sun 21 Oct at Argyle Square

October 21, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
This is an important public event for the Club, right at the entrance. All members are welcome.We need 20 scooters and maintain the numbers through the day as people come and go. Oh, and the Italian community just loves an old classic bike, so get yours out.Meet from 10.15 am at Vespa House Corner (Johnston & Palmer…See More
Oct 6

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Andrew Mackew replied to Roberto Ceppellini's discussion A little problem with wanting noise
"Was quoted $800 by PS for a Akra fitted to the 300 not really worth it for a small cc single cyl I reckon..."
Aug 17

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Andrew Mackew might attend David Atkinson's event
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Maling Road Auto Classico - Sun 19 Aug. Ride in from Abbotsford. at Canterbury

August 19, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
All Members, and all Vespa are welcome to come along to this event.If you would like to ride in there is a group meeting at Dr Morse Cafe - (Victoria Park Station), 274 Johnston St, Abbotsford. MAP Departing at 9.30 AM for a cruise up to Canterbury.Otherwise we will…See More
Aug 15

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Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 10 June at PERTUTTI - New riders welcome at Pertutti Cafe - opposite Argyle Square Carlton

June 10, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together at Pertutti Cafe for a hearty breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catchup up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.If you are riding a Vespa and looking for a great and active club to join please come along to the breakfast and introduce yourself.Location map: …See More
May 14

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Andrew Mackew commented on Vespa Club of Melbourne's event 'Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 13 May at Pertutti - New riders welcome'
"Better rug up for this one!"
May 11

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Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 13 May at Pertutti - New riders welcome at Pertutti Cafe - opposite Argyle Square Carlton

May 13, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together at Pertutti Cafe for a hearty breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catchup up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.If you are riding a Vespa and looking for a great and active club to join please come along to the breakfast and introduce yourself.…See More
Apr 21

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The Loop - Eltham Flowerdale Broadford Kilmore Overdale - Sun 15 April at around and around

April 15, 2018 from 9:30am to 3pm
What a beautiful ride! Through some backroads to Yan Yean,stopping at Flowerdale, Strath Creek, the view over Murchisons Gap, Broadford, Kilmore. Found a nice back road with a short section of gravel - but recently graded - and some rural industrial rust too.This is a loop ride starting in Eltham visiting Yan Yean, Flowerdale via Kinglake (beautiful ride) Broadford for lunch,…See More
Apr 8

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Andrew Mackew replied to Tony's discussion Leather Jackets
"Tried second hand on Gumtree? Always people listing motorcycle gear and it's usually in good nick."
Mar 21

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Andrew Mackew replied to Andrew Mackew's discussion Solo to Adelaide @ Easter....tips?
"Thanks Julie & David for the input - though not put off I'll keep thinking about it as I need to get there in under 10 hrs and be fresh on arrival (hard to do on a Vespa me thinks). Weather, animals and concentration are all negative…"
Mar 20

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David Atkinson replied to Andrew Mackew's discussion Solo to Adelaide @ Easter....tips?
"Hi Andrew, the only other thing I would recommend is to take regular breaks every 1-2 hours, take off your helmet, stretch your legs and rub your bottom. Long rides on a motorcycle are far more fatiguing than in a car as our brain is working…"
Mar 19

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Julie Pond replied to Andrew Mackew's discussion Solo to Adelaide @ Easter....tips?
"Hi Andrew Greg and I have ridden up to Nhill a few times over Xmas hols and we have also aborted a ride due to shocking weather.  That will be the main thing you need to look out for as it is NOT fun riding in high cross winds which is usually…"
Mar 19

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Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 08 APR New riders welcome at Abbotsford Convent Bakery (park inside the gates)

April 8, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together. Please join us at PERTUTTI Cafe in Lygon Street for a delicious breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catchup up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.If you are riding a Vespa and looking for a great and active club to join please come along to the breakfast and introduce yourself.There is plenty of parking on the footpath or…See More
Mar 19

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