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Don't forget the Annual Christmas BBQ from 6.00 to 8.00pm, prior to the 8.00pm general meeting on Friday the 5th. of December.
Please bring a hot dish,salad or desert which can be shared, along with your own cutlery and crockery. As usual a variety of BBQ'd meat will be supplied by the Club.
This is the one time of the year when most members can catch up with one another for this enjoyable get together, so see you there.

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Did you know,

Tuesday, November 10, 1885. :   Gottlieb Daimler invents the first gas-engined motorcycle.

     The first motorcycle was actually a two-cylinder steam-powered creation, invented by American Sylvester Howard Roper in 1867. The predecessor to the motorcycle, however, was invented by German engine manufacturer Gottlieb Daimler on 10 November 1885. Daimler used the gas-powered four-stroke internal combustion engine invented by engineer Nicolaus August Otto in 1876, and attached it to a wooden bike. The new vehicle had one wheel in the front and one in the back, and a smaller spring-loaded outrigger wheel on each side. Each wheel was an iron-banded wooden-spoked wagon-type.

Daimler later teamed up with Karl Benz to form the Daimler-Benz Corporation, going on to build automobiles, rather than developing the motorcycle further.

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Upcoming events.



Don't forget to check "Calendar" for all future events.


                                                    
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36th MRASA Toy Run - 14 December 2014
  The MRASA is holding this year's Toy Run on the 14th December 2014. We will be departing from the Clipsal Track at 11am and will make our way to Callington Oval via Hutt St, Glen Osmond Road and the South Eastern Freeway. The MRA Toy Run has been held for over 30 years, and occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. 

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Mid Week rides

Please note that these rides are not official Club events, 
but are ad hoc meetings of like minded Club members, so it would pay to have a 
"ring around" before arriving at the meeting point, or you may find that you are on your own.
 

We always try for new roads and destinations but unfortunately we have travelled most within about a 250 km. radius of the meeting point, so if you have what you consider to be a day ride/destination that could be of interest to your fellow members and visitors, please rock up at the Tower Hotel, 621 Magill Road, Magill, 5072 and lead us astray, we'd love that.

Our next mid week is on Wednesday the 15th. of October, 2014. 

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OK so you want some motorcycle reading, well this site will keep you busy for a loooong time.

We have permission to use this site and articles from it with the proviso that the owner and developer of it is recognised. The site is simply titled, "The Old Bloke", and he is none other than Elwyn Jordan, and, his very extensive read is 
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And do you know where the meeting points are?, see below.
 
  

1. North Caltex service station, corner of Montague and Main North Roads, Pooraka, 5095.

2. Central – Shell, Coles Express service station, 111 West Terrace, Adelaide, 5000.

3. South – Shell, Coles express service station, 1477 - 1479 Main South Road, Darlington, 5047.

4. Midweek - Tower Hotel, 621 Magill Road, Magill, 5072.

5. Caltex - 965 Port Wakefield Road, Bolivar, 5110. ( meet here only on trips that
travel north towards Pt. Wakefield ).
6. Occasional meeting point is The Civic Park, opposite Westfield Tea Tree Plaza Shopping
Centre, 976 North East Road, Modbury, 5092.

7.  Last but not least our monthly club meetings are held in the Atujara Motorcycle Club rooms. King Street, Penington, S.A. 5013 (Enter via Torrens Crescent).

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Ride Etiquette.
 
On rare occasions on recent rides, lead riders have taken off without using their mirrors to ensure that the rest of the riders are still with him/her. In cities or larger towns the group can easily be separated by other traffic or traffic lights, and of course in the country, if the leader cannot see the group, how will he/she be aware of a breakdown or worse, an accident?.  So please watch out for your following rider, even on dirt, take time to look.
Courtesy can be contageous, try it.
 

Please be aware that rides may be cancelled at short notice due to inclement weather or for any other reason deemed neccessary by the Club Captain or the ride Co-ordinator. If you are unsure of an event, contact details can be found in this site under "Contact Us".
We must always be aware of our  "DUTY OF CARE".
 
 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER – PLEASE READ

 

Rides are organised as a social gathering only, and in coming with us you ride totally at your own risk. Any personal injury or accident insurance is totally the responsibility of the individual rider.

The BMWOCSA invite you to participate in rides in express reliance on the following acknowledgements, releases and warranties:

  1. The BMWOCSA rides are social, and therefore none of the organisers or other participants accept any responsibility for the safety of riders and pillions participating in any of the rides.
  2. Motorcycling is an inherently dangerous activity and by its nature involves risks (both foreseeable and unforeseeable) of serious injury and/or death and/or property damage.

    You warrant that:

  • you have a suitable level of expertise and riding skill to safely participate in any of our rides;
  • you have satisfied yourself as to the nature of the proposed ride;
  • the motorcycle you will be riding on is in a roadworthy condition;
  • you have carefully inspected it and you are satisfied it is in good order and fit for the ride;
  • if you are a pillion, your rider has sufficient expertise in order to be able to participate in the ride;
  • you will either not start on a ride or immediately cease participating in the ride if you feel you will be unable to safely participate;
  • you release, as far as permitted by law, completely and unconditionally the organisers and other riders from all liability, for any loss or damage and any claim on account of injury to the person or property or resulting in death arising out of or relating to the ride;
  • in participating in the ride you fully understand the above and participate in the ride freely and voluntarily without any threat or inducement assurance or guarantee; and
  • if you invite someone else to come with you on the ride, then you will make sure that they know and accept the matters set out in this disclaimer.
Again, remember, at all times, it is our  "DUTY OF CARE".