Bike 105.5 entered successfully into this year’s Variety Club Bike
Run with the help from those bikers who willingly contributed to our
fund raising event in January 2004.
The four day event commenced at the Armadale Primary School, where we
were entertained by the school children and Radio Lollypop who also
joined us for the long weekend.
Day 1: Friday — Meandered our way
along the great roads past the
Dam and Mundaring Weir, where we then headed for Toodyay stopping at
Calingiri for lunch and of course a game of lawn bowls. From there
we headed north to our overnight stop at Wubin where the Progress
Association provided us with a superb evening meal.
was provided by Radio Lollypop who do a fantastic job with the sick
Princess Margaret Hospital and Rick Steele and of course red, red wine.
Day 2: Saturday — Slowly emerging from our tent and viewing the
from the night before. It automatically revved us up to get back on the
road. Heading north again we ventured into Carnamah for morning tea and
a game of lawn bowls. The temperature was increasing, so our lunch stop
at the Three Springs Aquatic Centre was very much appreciated.
Gathering our wet bodies we then made our way through the heat to
Denison for our nautical overnight stop. And of course more food, wine
Day 3: Sunday — Was a little cooler, until we followed our route
to the Pinnacles, Cervantes for our group photo where we are sure it
hit 50 degrees.
Lovely bike road if you own an off road type, everyone did well except
the Banana’s Harley went over three times.
Lunch was well received at
Cervantes in the air conditioned bowling club where we had yet another
game of lawn bowls. Our overnight stop was at New Norcia in St
Benedicts College where we once again indulged in more food, wine and
Day 4: Monday — Now heading South we were meandering through the
blocks and arrived in Gin Gin for morning tea and yes another game of
lawn bowls. From there we passed Bindoon and had a wonderful ride
through Chittering Valley twice. After lunch we made our way to
Hillary’s Boat Harbour where the event finished.
We had our final dinner at Volcano’s Restaurant where we were presented with trophies and prizes. We all know now that Merv needs to become a member of the local bowling club, because that’s right - he managed to win without any bribery or corruption the perpetual bowling trophy.