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11319086459?profile=RESIZE_400xTWISTED MOTO GARAGE - Geelong.

A great one-stop stop for all your Vespa needs in Geelong. We've had excellent reports about their Vespa service and customer support, so we are hoping that all our members around Geelong, the Bellarine, and Surf Coast will appreciate this association. Service, repair, apparel and accessories. 10% member discount off apparel and accessories. Give them a call to book your next service.

42-46 Autumn St, Geelong West

Tel: 0455 400 321

https://twistedmoto.au

 

 

 

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SCOOTER MECCANICA - Sydney

Scooter Meccanica is of course Sydney’s premier and highly decorated Vespa and Lambretta specialist. If you have a classic Vespa in Sydney then it's the place to go for service, rebuild, or restoration.The owner, Sandy Symeonides, is a generous supporter of scootering events and scooter clubs around Australia and we welcome his sponsorship, recognition, and support. Apart from the services he can offer if you are visiting Sydney, San

Full Membership $50

Partner pillion membership $25

Corporate Sponsor Membership $200

1957 Original Club Membership $10

 

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2. Pay the membership fee through the STRIPE app linked to the form.  

3. You'll be contacted by the club to confirm your membership, and then postage of your membership pack.

 

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8878760872?profile=RESIZE_710xJoining the Vespa Club of Melbourne is easy.  And membership is not just restricted to Melbourne residents. If you live around Melbourne or in country Victoria, then your participation in the club is most welcome.

Members are also issued with a membership card which entitles them to discounts at businesses and organisations around Melbourne. The list of our friendly discounters is growing, so we would hope that your membership fee is returned to you over a year.

Sponsor Discounters.pdf

The Vespa Club of Melbourne has four categories of membership and eligibility.

 

Full Membership  $50

Full Members own and ride a Vespa motor scooter, that is a Vespa manufactured by Piaggio, or under licence by Piaggio, and originally sold with the Vespa brand. They receive a Club Members kit, have voting rights on club business, and may hold positions on the committee

 

Partner Membership  $25

Partner Members are the spouses and partners of Full Members who ride a scooter who wish to participate in

1689633120?profile=RESIZE_930xThe Vespa Club of Melbourne was originally conceived by Les Smith who was a Manager working with Malvern Star (Bruce Small Pty Ltd) in the 1950s. With the popularity of the film Roman Holiday and the sudden huge interest in scooters - Malvern Star through Les began importing Vespas into Australia. The idea of a Club came to fruition in May 1957.

Vespa House had also only recently opened in Collingwood in 1956, so Tony Tonon was soon onboard and became an active supporter for the rest of his life. Fittingly, Frank Tonon of Vespa House is the Patron of the current Club.

Joan Bourne was elected to the first Committee in 1957 and wrote this short history for a Club reunion in 1986.

 "Inaugural meeting held 31 May 1957 with 22 members following the idea first put forward by Mr Les Smith. With Mr W.R.B (Kelly) Small as our Liaison Officer as the driving force behind it, the Club grew from a membership of 90 at the end of its first year to a peak of 290 in May 1960 (then the largest scooter c

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"We are here to ride and enjoy ourselves" 

 

President: Julie Pond
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  • Rides: 2009 GTS 300, 2001 PX200, VNB2T 1961
  • Born: A town named Nhill - aboriginal Wergaia word meaning "early morning mist rising over water” exactly half way between Melbourne and Adelaide.
  • Likes: Travelling, Reading, Live Music, Laughter
  • “Sing like no one is listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody is watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” - Mark Twain

 

Vice President: Stephen Clarke

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  • Rides: A GT300 Super HPE
  • Born: Melbourne and  lives in the eastern suburbs with a weekend bolt hole in Daylesford.
  • Likes: Wine, travel, food, reading, craft beer, and the company of friends and family and in no particular order, oh, and really love riding my Vespa.
  • "My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me."  - Henry Ford

 

Treasurer: Anthony Elliott

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  • Rides: 1985 PX125E   (also — Large German "Vespas")
  • Born: Newcastle, NSW — (A long time ago, in a galaxy far-far away…)
  • Dislikes: Fis

 

The Vespa Club of Melbourne welcomes all Vespa riders.

We have grown to become a large and inclusive club of over 500 financial members.

We aim to be an accountable, open and transparent club that facilitates rides and social activities for our members.

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Values

Attitude

We are here to ride and enjoy ourselves. We will always nurture and sustain a positive and high morale within the club.

 Safety

Rider safety will be paramount in all our activities.

 Communication

We will always communicate with our members in a respectful, open and timely manner.

 Flexibility

We aim to be innovative, creative and open to new ideas.

 Member Rights

We will always carry out club business in line with our rules and constitution in an open, accountable and transparent manner.

 

Vision

We will...

Facilitate rides to suit our members both in the city and country.

Negotiate a range of discounters for member benefit

Encourage corporate memberships.

Constantly strive to improve our member services.

Be fully

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We are a diverse group of people, meeting regularly across Victoria to organize and share the excitement of riding together and our common love of Vespa. We’re an official club, incorporated in the State of Victoria, and affiliated to the Vespa Club of Australia. Our members automatically become members of the Vespa World Club.

As an official club we proudly welcome riders of all Vespa - classic, modern, automatic, and geared. In the tradition of our parent club formed in 1957, women are very valued members.

There are crews also meeting and riding in Gippsland, Geelong, Bendigo, and the Mornington Peninsula. Attending one of the breakfast events is the best way for new members to meet us, experience the culture of the club, and then consider becoming a financial member.

To make contact with us, please Sign Up to the website and leave a message. We'll definitely respond to you.

 

 

Certificate of Incorporation

Rules of the Vespa Club of Melbourne Inc

Confirmation of Cover 2024.pdf

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