Dan Moriarty’s Eastern Run, 16th September 2007
Thanks to Dan for organising a terrific ride – but I don’t know who to blame for the weather!
It’s drought in South Australia, so I guess we shouldn’t complain about rain. But let’s face it, driving winds and heavy rain are not exactly ideal vintage motorcycling conditions. By the time we got to Nairne and played the “how many bikes under the forecourt roof” game, it was decided to call off the rest of the run and make our way home as best we could.
It was a cold and wet ride home. Maybe another day Dan?
Those who braved the elements on club eligible bikes were:
Bob Kretschmer 1941 Army BSA Solo
Paul Knapp 1951 AJS Springtwin Solo
Rob Smyth 1929 Cammy AJS Solo
Denis Smyth 1958 Triumph Solo
Ed Sanders 1939 Norton Solo
Arnold De Groot 1930 Norton Solo
Chris Harley 1912 JAP Solo
Richard Kretschmer 1956 Norton O/Fit
Mal Mackay 1930 BSA Sloper Solo
Dan Moriarty 1956 Ariel Solo
Colin Pauley 1949 Ariel Sq4 O/Fit
Daryl Rosser 1963 BSA Goldie Solo
Terry Rowe 1914 Bullock Precision Solo
Don Tonkin 1957 Triumph Solo
Ian Tonkin 1958 Velocette Solo
Bob Gill 1927 BSA Solo First time out
Neil Hamilton 1951 Norton O/Fit
Dave Holbrook 1958 Ariel Solo
Jeff Jones 1958 BSA Solo
Bruce Lehmann 1948 Ariel Solo
Russell Sadoroshney 1957 Triumph Solo
Chris Warner 1952 BSA Solo
Laurie Leibhardt drove the back up trailer – thanks Laurie!
Also joining the run were Ian Baldock, Bob Frankham, Peter Langdon, Malcolm Gray, Denis Saunders, Geoff Thompson, Brenton Halstead, Alan Martin, Roger O’Loughlin plus several members in their cars.