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    About the Moto Guzzi Club of Victoria

    The Leinster Arms Hotel, Gold St., Collingwood ─ home of the Moto Guzzi Club of Victoria.


    Background The club was formed in 1981 by several like-minded individuals at a pub.  It still meets in a pub.  It is the largest Moto Guzzi club in Australia.

    Our club represents all Moto Guzzi owners in Victoria.  Owners, riders and aficionados are invited to join.  You don't have to own a Moto Guzzi.
    Social Nights
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    Committee
    Meetings
    Social sips are held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Leinster Arms Hotel.  Look for the Guzzis parked outside.  All members and prospective members are welcome.

    Leinster Arms Hotel, 66 Gold Street, Collingwood.  03 94175720.
     
    An informal Social Sip is held on the last Wednesday of the month.
    Club Rides The club has an organised ride most months of the year.  Additionally, there are regular runs to Tasmania and the Snowy's, as well as the Ruptured Budgie Rally in Queensland and the Ragged Fringe Rally in NSW.

    Details are listed on the Event Calendar.
     
    The MGCoV won the award for the “foreign group from furthest away” at the 2011 Moto Guzzi 90th anniversary in Mandello, Italy.  Australians were the largest non-European contingent, ahead of the USA, Japan and Canada.
     
    We’ll be back in 2021.
    Club Rally The club's annual Spaghetti Rally is open to all motorcyclists.  It's held at the Edi Cutting camp ground on the King River, between Whitfield and Moyhu, in Victoria’s scenic north-east.
    Club Magazine The club magazine, Genius and Sport, is published bi-monthly.  It features ride reports by members about their trips around Australia and the globe, as well as technical and historical articles.  A selection of articles is here
    Club Plates The MGCoV is a VicRoads Approved Club for the Club Permit Scheme (Historic motorcycle registration).  We are able to assist members to have their historic motorcycle(s) registered under the Club Plate Scheme. (i.e. 25 years older than the date of Permit Application).  Details here and here and here.
     
    Warning: if your membership lapses, so does your red plate registration!  It’s your responsibility to maintain the currency of your membership – not the Club’s.
     
    Ensure that you pass your bike’s rego details to the Membership Secretary.
    Club Tools The Club owns a bunch of factory tools  and manuals for use by members.  Fast access to tools when you need them!
    On Facebook Use the club’s Facebook page for events and photos.
     
    https://www.facebook.com/MGCoV
     
    and the Group page here:
     
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/136647983065717/
    How to Join Come along to a ride, Social Sip or Committee Meeting. 

    • Annual membership is $50.00.
     
    • You can pay by electronic funds transfer - check out the details at the bottom of the page here.
     
    • Or print out the membership form here.

    The club's snail-mail address is:
     
    Moto Guzzi Club of Victoria,
    P.O. Box 340
    Deepdene Vic 3103
    Safety Report road hazards and diesel spills to Vic Roads on 13 11 70.  Stick it in your mobile phone.

    The MGCoV recommends:
    • the St John Ambulance First Aid app.  This includes advice on helmet removal;




    MOTO GUZZI Club of Victoria Inc., 2007.

     

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