Monthly Archives: December 2014

Trip 73 – Lancelin

Trip Leader: Michael Gilbert

Participants: Rick, Michael & Mel, Trevor & Elaine, Craig, and Michael. Meeting at the Lancelin bakery at 9.00am the member only trip consisting of 5 vehicles, Rick, Michael & Mel, Trevor & Elaine, Craig, and myself. We had a couple of late cancellations, Richard King who had encountered some problems with his Landcruiser after mechanical work on minor oil leak. Sorry Richard you missed a great day. Also a new member Bruce Davies who got confused if the trip was being run, I gave him a call and sorted things out...
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Trip 74 – Mundaring & Wandoo Forests

Trip Leader: Bob Gigenjack & Peter Fry (co)

Participants: 7 Members, 2 Visitor Families. On the morning of Sunday the 14th of December 2014, nine cars met at the Mon Petit Café on Brookton Highway at Kelmscott with Bob Gigengack (trip leader) and Peter Fry (co leader). There were vehicles from 7 club members and 2 visitor families. In addition Camilla’s Mum, Maria, was visiting from overseas and so had the opportunity to see the local countryside. After some participants picked up some breakfast, the convoy departed at 9.30am for Wandoo and...
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Trip 75 – White Hills to Myalup Beach

Trip Leaders; Brett and Julie Anderson

We all gathered at the Miami Bake House to feast on pies and cakes and coffee while we waited for the prestart talk, group photo and fresh custard tarts. Then we travelled along the Old Coast Rd and turned right onto White Hills Rd. Just before the beach we aired down. After reports from other 4WDrivers that the beach was soft, we decided to deflate to 12psi. Others in the group went down to only 15 psi.. but on the day nobody was bogged on the beach. While we...
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Goodchild Enterprises Club Open Day

Trip Leader:Michael Gilbert

When: 13th December, 2014 Location: 6 Pusey Road, Cockburn Central Participants: 14 Members This was the first event from our club sponsor Goodchild Enterprises, I had been talking to Roger Goodchild for sometime about the possibility of running such an event, in the end it all came together very quickly deciding that just before Christmas looked good. The main idea of this event was to allow club members access to Goodchild’s massive range of batteries and related battery accessories and to the professional expertise and knowledge of Roger and Rex, with the added advantage of...
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Goodchild Enterprises Club Open Day

Event Organiser; Michael Gilbert

This was the first event from our club sponsor Goodchild Enterprises, I had been talking to Roger Goodchild for sometime about the possibility of running such an event, in the end it all came together very quickly deciding that just before Christmas looked good. The main idea of this event was to allow club members access to Goodchild’s massive range of batteries and related battery accessories and to the professional expertise and knowledge of Roger and Rex, with the added advantage of them performing tests on members' batteries on the...
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Club Visitors Day 2014

Trip Leader: Michael Gilbert

When:  7th December  2014

Location: Seabird to Guilderton

Participants:


This year was the third consecutive Visitors Day I had organised.  
Although the first two years had been very successful, they  had also been a very long day. For this reason I decide to shorten the event to run from Seabird down the coastal track to Guilderton for lunch, missing out Wilbinga completely,  plus limiting the quantity of visitor cars from...
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Seabird to Guilderton

Club Visitors Day 2014

Trip Leader: Michael Gilbert

This year was the third consecutive Visitors Day I had organised. Although the first two years had been very successful, they had also been a very long day. For this reason I decide to shorten the event to run from Seabird down the coastal track to Guilderton for lunch, missing out Wilbinga completely, plus limiting the quantity of visitor cars from 25 to 20, cutting the overall convoy to 27 cars. The result of these two changes made the whole event much easier to...
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