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Piston Broke Awards… A snippet of Club history.

Presented by Tony Weldon. September  Meeting 2018

Tony and Stella are Life Members with a 28yr membership. 

"This Club for generations had two major awards, the Ian Lockhart award, named after       our founder and first president and, since 1989, the Piston Broke award.

The latter has been awarded to the person or persons who have most comprehensively stuffed up and/or caused the greatest amusement for other Club members on a Club run or event.

Classic examples...

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SEEKING YEAL SWAMP : LADIES DAY

TRIP LEADER:          Judith Brinkley CO TRIP LEADER : Rachel Baskerville DATE:                            15th July 2018 CONVOY: Pam Abbott, Mark Buntine and son, Rachel and Muzz Baskerville and daughter,  Judith and Bruce Brinkley.

Not just for women drivers..but a perfect day to encourage them to grab the steering wheel. 

The group met at Gingers Roadhouse on Great Northern Hwy at 10 am for a drivers' meeting before we headed towards Yeal Nature Reserve. ...
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Avon Valley Cookout 2018

 

"Dégustation is the careful, appreciative tasting of various foods, focusing on the gustatory system, the senses, high culinary art and good company. Dégustation is more likely to involve sampling small portions of all of a chef's signature dishes in one sitting…"    Wikipaedia

And for us that one sitting lasted a couple of days..!!

Roast Pork with crackling that worked..by Muzz

DATE:  22 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018  (Give or take others staying longer)

TRIP...

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Holland Track then Cave Hill Woodlines 2018

Trip Leader:    Joe Metcalf                                                                                                            Co Trip :           Richard King

Convoy:             Andrew Metcalf, Paul Ryan, Rachel Theunissen, Gary Arcus, Ivan Cifuentes and Marie Murphy, Tom Van...

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Captain Fawcett and Dwellingup #1

Trip leader: Ivan Cifuentes Members: Ivan & Marie Murphy , Joe Metcalf, Chris Kerry, Kim Nguyen, Mark Buntine, Dave Moore, Paolo Solera, Rick Lazar History of the track: The Fawcett Track commemorates one of the districts early pioneers, Captain Theo Fawcett from Pinjarra. In spite of his holding of 10,000 acres at Pinjarra, and land being easily available, Captain Fawcett realised he and his family would require heavier land, so decided to look towards the other side of the Darling Range. It was here he decided to build his house on a selected piece of land....
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Goodchilds 2018

Once again our club had the privilege of exclusive access to Goodchild Enterprises at Jandakot  for data gathering, vehicle checks and crazy prices on new equipment. We were also fortunate to able to use the company training room for an Oziexplorer training session prior to the arrival after midday of the rest of our crowd.

 

30 members attended the afternoon which started with a presentation of the latest professional range of Wynns products , with particular emphasis on diesel engines. Q&A:  lively with clear benefit to have such an informed...

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Mundaring Albany 4Wheel Drive Touring Track

In Western Australia we have the Bibbulmun Track for Bushwalkers. (Foot Power) Wikipedia:    The Bibbulmun Track is a long distance walk trail in Western Australia. It runs from Kalamunda, in the hills just east of Perth to Albany on the southern coast and is 1,003.1 kilometres long. The name comes from the Bibbulmun, or Noongar people, Indigenous Australians from the Perth area.   And the Munda Bidi Trail.  (Pedal Power) Wikipedia  :  The Munda Biddi Trail is an off-road cycling trail in Western Australia, running for...
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