An earlier than usual start of 9.30 saw the mob off on another jaunt through this lovely part of the world.
A quick stop at Kamballup where
Harley was waiting before setting off
for Ongerup, and Jerramungup Homestead.
The trip was well organised by Warwick Jones with the farmer on whose property the old building stood waiting to meet us.
When everyone arrived (13 bikes
altogether), including Tony Caramia, who
arrived a bit later getting confused by the different departure times
in the previous Club News — done deliberately of course by
the editor trying to keep you lot on your toes.
We were given a comprehensive history of the old homestead by the current owner, who hopes to finish restoring the building this year, a commemorative year for Jerramungup.
Lunch was eaten in the Shearing Shed, but for some the sheepy smell was a bit strong (although not as strong as my egg sandwiches I would have thought).
So Max and his gang ate their
lunch outside, while the rest
of us soaked up the atmosphere (?) inside. It was time to go and by now
the temperature was up around the old
Unfortunately for Ken his
Ducati turned into a lame duck. The BMW tow
truck (bike) was brought into service once more towing Ken to Wellstead
where it was decided it would stay the night.
picked it up the next day, not sure of the fault yet, but it could
be a dead battery.
Had a great ride back as by the time we left Wellstead the temperature had dropped and the countryside looked magnificent. Thanks again Warwick for organising the run.