The Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Club of South Australia 

Welcome to the Home Page of The Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Club of South Australia.

The VVMCCSA started by dedicated group of people dedicated on preserving pre 1930 Motorcycles.

The VVMCCSA 1st meeting 29 Nov 1956 at Playford Street Glen Osmond and the club was formed. 

On this home page you will find information about membership, banking details, future Club Runs, special weekly runs, coffee morning, and the incredible club magazine the ‘Smoke Signal’. 

Join The VVMCCSA and experience and the thrill of Veteran and Vintage motorcycle riding.

 

 Oil leaks ignored—lies and mistruths about speed and reliability accepted’

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Next ride – 

13th—KERSBROOK TIDDLERS RUN—10 am FEBRUARY 19th 2023

 The Tiddlers Run from the Kersbrook Oval, Glover Street, is still going ahead this year.

Glover street is opposite the Servo on the main road and the oval is on the left at the edge of the township.

Attend and park your car and trailer near the rear of the main building as per usual.

The ride will start from there leaving at 10am after the riders briefing.

It is a ride designed for the Veteran, Vintage, moped, scooters and lower powered machines.

Not any challenging hills, a gently rolling scenic ride at a leisurely pace through the lower Barossa Valley. 

After leaving Kersbrook and heading north, a regroup & toilet stop will be made at Williamstown.

Then we will meander via Cockatoo Valley to the major stop at the Lyndoch Village Green. 

There are several bakeries and coffee shops close handy.

After refreshments and probably many tall stories, we will head back to Kersbrook via Williamstown.

As I mentioned before the ride is designed for the tiddler style bikes, but all bikes are of course welcome.

Will be looking for a few corner marshals on the day.

As is usual for this time of the year, the ride will be cancelled if the Saturday evening forecast for Sunday’s temperature is 36c or greater. 

Also, if the Fire risk for the day is SEVERE or CATASTROPHIC it will be cancelled.

COVID may change things as well of course!

Feel free to contact me if you have any queries.

 Ian HESE, Club Captain. 0409 083 436

The original club flag still flying.                                                 Flyer about VVMCCSA.

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Membership for 2022-2023 is still $40.00.

Country membership – $40.00 BUT and you will receive the Smoke Signal free.
NOTE – If you required postage of the Smoke Signal, then an extra $25.00.
Email of magazine is also available to all members – FREE.

Smoke Signal magazine for on line reading is also available further down on this home page.

Membership payment can be made at a General Meeting night, of by Bank  transfer deposit.
Please state your Name & Membership number.

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2022-2023 – VVMCCSA – membership and info flyer about the club new fees $40 – october 22

If you wish to join The Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Club of South Australia, please print off the form, complete the details then email to –  [email protected]

Or post the application to – 

Secretary, VVMCCSA PO Box 453, Marden 5070.

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VVMCCSA have a very library with original and interesting information of most make of motorcycles

VVMCCSA library books Dec 2022

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2021 – Rally Entry Form edit version                                                                          

Submission of this rally form is required when you participate in a VVMCCSA club ride. Please complete the form and hand it to the Records Officer at a meeting or on the day at the ride, or email to – [email protected]

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VVMCCSA – future club rides & events

  

Future rides and events and enquiries to [email protected]

19th February – Kersbrook – Tiddlers Ride (low powered motorcycles)                                                     BUT any motorcycle welcome), we ride to Lyndoch for a we break and return to Kersbrook clubrooms for a BBQ lunch, cost TBA.

19th February – Lobethal Show and Shine – 19th February at Lobethal.

5th March – All British Day – South Australia.                                                                                          VVMCCSA  will have a display there – need to pre-entry for the event,.

11-12 March – Sellicks Beach – It is 11- 12 March 2023 watch people race on the beach at Sellicks.

19th March Birdwood figure 8 –                                                                                                                    at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood, This is a 2 ride event – 1st ride at 0930 for 10am start for  – lunch break – 2nd ride about 1pm for afternoon ride

2nd April  – British Motorcycle Day at Balhannah Oval                                                                                   A day to come and see every make of British made motorcycle in one place.  Walk around, speak to owners, meet various clubs members and talk about their club etc, take a picture or two and enjoy the atmosphere.

16th AprilOxenberry Tidders Ride                                                                                                               The Southern members – McLaren Vale area, organize the “Oxenberry Winery Tiddlers Ride” in McLaren Vale to Meadows and back, thru challenging hills, scenery is fantastic if game to take your eyes off the road.

16th  April Gawler Veteran ride –                                                                                                               This is a INVITATIONAL RUN for pre 1930 motor vehicles and motorcycles starting 10am in Gawler, then drive or ride thru Lyndock then on to Tolley Reserve in Nuriootpa.

Mosley on Down Display VVMCCSA                                                                                                          VVMCCSA hold a display in Moseley Square at Glenelg. It is a static display where we show the public what are veteran, vintage and classic motorcycles . DATE to ne advised.

                                     

 

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Old Crocks Ride’ for veteran and vintage motorcycle build before 1930.

On the 3rd Thursday of each month those intrepid ‘Old Crocks‘ and their V&V motorcycles gather at Federation Reserve in Gumeracha for a 10am start. 

Members on younger motorcycle please attend and participate, but be prepared to allow for the ‘Old Crocks’ and their motorcycles slowly gain the speed to negotiate the hills and vales of the Adelaide Hills.

The ride is usually short and sweat allowing for a coffee stop than back to the start with petrol running low & exhausted.

just wait for it, it will start

 

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Coffee mornings – a chance to refresh the mind over endless motorcycle discussions.

                                            on the 1st Saturday of the month we meet at How The Focaccia at Hindmarsh opposite Entertainment Centre from 9:15am – motorcycle can be parked next to the premises.

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Thursday morning ride.

On the 1st Thursday of the month leaving 10am from Tea Tree Gully Hotel for a 10.00am start – destination is up to those who attend – suprise suprise suprise.

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Enquires please email  –  [email protected]

New Postal address.

Secretary of VVMCCSA

PO Box 453

Marden 5070,

South Australia

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Resuming of club events. Members, all club events including General Meetings, Club rides and coffee meeting have returned. But be mindful of Covid-19 requirements of social distancing and gathering numbers.

We will need to consider that the numbers do not exceed the new Covid-19 regulations. Members will be advised via email when activities will resume. Brian Forth – President.

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 Smoke Signal club magazine here-

January 2020 magazine for email

February 2020 magazine – email

March 2020 magazine – emailing

April 2020 magazine email

May 2020 magazine final – email

JUNE 2020 magazine final email

July 2020 Smoke Signal – email
August 2020 magazine – emailing

September Smoke Signal 614 – email

Smoke Signal October 2020 for email        

November Smoke Signal for printing.

December Smoke Signal ready for printing

2021 Smoke Signal magazines
January 2021 magazine 618 – email

February 2021 magazine 619 -final – reduced

March 2021 magazine 620 – emailing

April 2021 magazine 621 – FINAL email

May 2021 magazine 622 -email

June 2021 magazine 622 email

July 2021 magazine 624 – final

AUGUST 2021 magazine 625 – email

September 2021 magazine 626 – email

October 2021 magazine 627 – 65th edition email

November 2021 magazine 628 final email

December 2021 magazine 629 email with changes

2022

January 2022 magazine 630 – final email

February 2022 magazine 631 – email

March 2022 magazine 632 – email 
APRIL 2022 magazine 633 – version 6 – final email 

  MAY 2022 magazine 634 – email

JUNE 2022 magazine 635 – email

July 2022 magazine 636 – final email

August 2022 magazine 637 – email

September 2022 magazine 637 – email

October 2022 magazine 638 – final email

November 2022 magazine 639 – FINAL email

December 2022 – magazine 641 – final edition email

2023 magazines

January 2023 magazine 642 – final edition – email

February

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VVMCCSA library books Dec 2022s

 

Links to various forms and information.

MR300B – declaration for exemption from surrendering number plates – If for some reason you need to lay-up your historic registered motorcycles for repairs – restoration or other reason and you wish to retain the number plate currently issued, complete this for and deliver to a DETI office.

Corner Marshal information.

For members desiring to be a corner marshal on a club ride, please read this corner marshal duties about the do and don’ts. But you need to be trained and qualified to perform this important position.

One of advantages of being a corner Marshall is to to watch and see members riding towards you, with the awesome sound of their motorcycle, along with clashing of gears as that veteran and vintage motorcycle slowly gaining speed as they ride on. When the back up trailer arrives, you then can join the ride.

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                      Welcome information

Welcome to the home page of The Veteran and Vintage Motor Cycle Club of South Australia. The VVMCCSA Club was formed in 1956 with the objectives of preserving, restoring and using Veteran, Vintage & Post Vintage Motorcycles. We are an active club of over 300 members, catering for veteran, vintage and classic motorcycles.

Machines must be at least 30 years old in the current year to be eligible for Club Events and historic registration.

We have Historic Vehicle Registration facilities for club eligible motorcycles.

Our Monthly magazine – Smoke Signal can be seen and read under the heading of Smoke Signal.

Our monthly meetings are at the Payneham RSL Club, 360 Payneham Rd, Payneham commencing 8 PM on the second Tuesday of the month.

Visitors will be made most welcome – you don’t need to own an old motorcycles to be a member and participate in club activities.

The Club is one of the oldest in the country, we are planning to celebrate our 65th Anniversary Rally in 2021. Still in the planning stage.

On the 3rd Sunday of each month we have a ride of members going north, east and south from Adelaide or starting at a nearby town and most ride are through the picturesque Adelaide Hills.

One of the Club’s activities is its annual Motorcycle Only Swap Meet at the Balhannah Oval each year. 

Library books are available for viewing and borrowing at every meeting – enquire with club librarian.

2020 – library list 1-100numlist

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