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Don't forget Marcellina's tonight, 25th. July, 2015 at 6.30pm.

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24 HOUR EVENT   

The event on the 11th and 12th July was a success, despite cold and blustery conditions. 
Thanks to the team that turned out.
Report and photos coming soon! 

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The BMW Owners’ Club of S.A.

 

 

A FUND RAISING

FEED & QUIZ NIGHT.

 

Saturday 15th August 2015.

 

6:00 PM for the Meal.

8:00PM for the Quiz.

 

 The Atujara Club Rooms.

King Street, Pennington.

 

 

Please bring the following items.

·A hot dish to share.

·Plates & cutlery.

·Drinks and nibbles for your table.

·Smart family and or friends.

·All you spare change.

·Your sense of humor.

 

* Cheating and or bribery will be encouraged *

 

* A FUN NIGHT TO BE HAD BY ALL *

 

Please note that no internet accessible

Equipment will be permitted on the night.

 

 

All inquiries to Tom: 0885881106 or 0417820787

Email: thomaspgriffin@yahoo.com.au

 

 

Please note :

There will be no internet

accessible equipment permitted on the night.

 

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Important message for the owners of Historic Registered Motorcycles.

HISTORIC VEHICLE RATIFICATION DAY 20 June 2015 : 1000hrs - 1400hrs

All owners need to attend the above for updating of logbooks and if required vehicle inspection.

Requirements to enable the above:

                       - completed Statutory Declaration signed/stamped by 

Police Officer/ J.P./ Solicitor (download blank form from Club website)

                         -receipt for 2015/16 club subs.(pay before 31/05/15 to allow time for processing payment)

                         -logbook for vehicle and $5 for replacement if needed

                         -DoPTI current Registration Certificate

If your vehicle has been placed on the Historic Register since June2014 inspection is not required unless modified since the Initial Inspection, likewise if inspected at the previous 2 Ratification Days.

 

Please remember that your vehicle cannot be used after 30/6/15 if you have not an updated logbook.


Andrew Chester - Historic Registrar

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A fairly large recall

Something all new BMW owners should check out.



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You could check your bike against these colours!!

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Could this interest you?


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And don't forget to check the "Calendar"  for all future events.

                                                 
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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".