MGCoV Magazine

MY MONICA BELLUCI MOMENT 
Right. Recently, I've been thinking. You probably heard the clanking and jarring of rusty gears. Apologies if it woke you.
Given my recent acquisition of a V85, it has inevitably lead to various questions - often tinged with incredulous tones- along the lines of "so , err, when did you decide you wanted a Moto Guzzi!?" and derivatives of same. Which naturally put the pondering equipment into action. My Monica Bellucci Moment - 16th July 2024
MY MONICA BELLUCI MOMENT Right. Recently, I've been thinking. You probably heard the clanking and jarring of rusty gears. Apologies if it woke you. Given my recent acquisition of a V85, it has inevitably lead to various questions - often tinged with incredulous tones- along the lines of "so , err, when did you decide you wanted a Moto Guzzi!?" and derivatives of same. Which naturally put the pondering equipment into action.
2024 Kilkunda Ride 
2024 Kilkunda Club Ride - 20th June 2024
2024 Kilkunda Ride
A Moto Guzzi Named Australia A Moto Guzzi Named Australia - 17th June 2024
A Moto Guzzi Named Australia
" It wasn't, I thought with a rueful smirk, meant to be this way.  Not just the rain that was belting down as I sheltered beneath the verandah of the Malmsbury Bakery and watched it welcome my "new" bike in a forlorn and yet shimmering film of droplets.  Not even the summer-glove induced frigid hands that were slowly - and with an element of discomfort - thawing out as they clutched a hot pie and a coffee.  No.  If we wound the clock back a few hours, I wasn't meant to be here at all.  Certainl See you on the road... - 1st June 2024
" It wasn't, I thought with a rueful smirk, meant to be this way.  Not just the rain that was belting down as I sheltered beneath the verandah of the Malmsbury Bakery and watched it welcome my "new" bike in a forlorn and yet shimmering film of droplets.  Not even the summer-glove induced frigid hands that were slowly - and with an element of discomfort - thawing out as they clutched a hot pie and a coffee.  No.  If we wound the clock back a few hours, I wasn't meant to be here at all.  Certainl
Two Routes were on offer for this ride. 
Yarck & Highlands Ride - 19 May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Two Routes were on offer for this ride.
Four riders assembled at Montrose BP at 8:30 for 9:00 am departure!
They rode to Yea where they met fellow riders and stopped for coffee and met fellow riders.
They travelled via Mansfield, Whitfield, Milawa, Myrtleford, Happy Valley, Tallangatta, Granya Gap, Corryong – estimated 510km’s, to arrive around 5:00 p.m.
A group dinner was held at the Corryong Hotel Motel Function Room. 2024 Great Anzac Ride - 4th May 2024
Four riders assembled at Montrose BP at 8:30 for 9:00 am departure! They rode to Yea where they met fellow riders and stopped for coffee and met fellow riders. They travelled via Mansfield, Whitfield, Milawa, Myrtleford, Happy Valley, Tallangatta, Granya Gap, Corryong – estimated 510km’s, to arrive around 5:00 p.m. A group dinner was held at the Corryong Hotel Motel Function Room.
2024 The Great Railway Ride to Harcourt 2024 Great Railway Ride - Harcourt - 4th May 2024
2024 The Great Railway Ride to Harcourt
JUSTIN'S YARRA BENDSSS
Date: Friday 26th January 2024
Put the word out via the Member Jungle for a jolly over the Dandenongs and around the Yarra Valley foothills and we organised ourselves for Tuesday the 23rd to meet in The Basin. The weather was going to be amazing with a top of about 30C. 
Justins Yarra Bendsss Ride - 16th February 2024
JUSTIN'S YARRA BENDSSS Date: Friday 26th January 2024 Put the word out via the Member Jungle for a jolly over the Dandenongs and around the Yarra Valley foothills and we organised ourselves for Tuesday the 23rd to meet in The Basin. The weather was going to be amazing with a top of about 30C.
Friday night and only 6 Riders have registered...… 
The Ride Captain Garry was looking at the ride registrations on the Member Jungle App and only 6 people had registered for the ride to the Redesdale Pub. Sunday’s ride was only two days away. An email was sent out and soon the numbers jumped up to 10… Then by Saturday Morning the numbers hit 12, with a couple of riders explaining they would join the group in Yea. Redesdale Ride - 16th February 2024
Friday night and only 6 Riders have registered...… The Ride Captain Garry was looking at the ride registrations on the Member Jungle App and only 6 people had registered for the ride to the Redesdale Pub. Sunday’s ride was only two days away. An email was sent out and soon the numbers jumped up to 10… Then by Saturday Morning the numbers hit 12, with a couple of riders explaining they would join the group in Yea.
Ved's Whispering Hills Winery Ride.
Is it all about the journey or is it all about the destination?
This ride was organised entirely via the new MGCoV club app in an interactive chat room, with route maps and updates published periodically for review and comment.
Every MGCoV club ride (official or not) satisfies both requirements and this one did not disappoint. Ved's Whispering Hills Ride - 16th February 2024
Ved's Whispering Hills Winery Ride. Is it all about the journey or is it all about the destination? This ride was organised entirely via the new MGCoV club app in an interactive chat room, with route maps and updates published periodically for review and comment. Every MGCoV club ride (official or not) satisfies both requirements and this one did not disappoint.


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