ALBANY VINTAGE & CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE
A Wet and Wild Ride - Two People Bay
OK, so where were you all?
I admit it might have been a little cold (12 C), and we did have the odd shower
(35mm), and yes the hail was a bit painful (I should have worn the full face
helmet) - but apart from that, what a beautiful day!
The gallant band of 6 + Richard (back-up) met at the Amity Tavern. It was
noticable that the bikes with full fairings, heated handlebars etc etc were
absent - Is there a hidden woosey meaning here? We rode via Rocky Crossing
Road and Chester Pass Road to the Upper Kalgan Tearooms for a coffee stop.
It was just starting to spit when we arrived, by then we must have looked
a bit on the cold side as we were invited to have our drinks in the dining
After an enjoyable half hour we once more
jumped on our bikes heading for Two People's Bay (via Hunton Road) for lunch,
trying to outrun a big black cloud. That didn't work, and yes, there was
a bit of hail falling from the sky. We arrived at Two People's Bay, surprised
that we were the only people there, so we had the place to ourselves! Being
as it was a bit damp we walked to the visitor's centre to eat our lunch under
the shelter of a verandah.
We'd unpacked our lunches onto the ground of the verandah when the CALM bloke
and his wife invited us to eat inside. They brought chairs out from one of
the rooms, making us very welcome - at the same time commenting that they
thought we were nuts!
After lunch, it stopped raining (briefly), we headed back to our bikes and
home. We all agreed that even though the weather was against us (it sounds
worse than it was) and as strange as it might seem, we'd had an enjoyable
Thanks to Richard for going back-up.
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