October 2022 Monthly meeting minutes 25 October 2022 @ 19h00

1. A welcome to October 2022 monthly meeting, Andy greeted the members.

2. Guest speaker: October 2022

2.1. Andrew Duncan, spokesperson from WD40 oil.
2.2. It was a very informative presentation by Andrew
2.3. WD40 is a Global Brand, and with its multi-purpose functionality it has become a household name in SA.

More about the topic of WD40 https://wd40.africa/

3. Apologies:

3.1. Ian
3.2. Shaun
3.3. Daleen
3.4. Simon
3.5. Jackie
3.6. Theo
3.7. Wesley
3.8. Allan
3.9. JP

4. Ratification of previous minutes: [27/09/ 2022]

Proposer: Rouen
Seconder: Andreas

5. New members at October 2022 monthly meeting: (10) https://www.bmwclubs.africa/mrcap/membership-registration-mrcap/

Name Present
Edward Thorpe X
Richard Purchase PRESENT
Patric Gore PRESENT
Khalid Galant X
Mark Bell X
William Munnik X
Peter Wood X
Mark Parsons X
Johan van der Werff PRESENT
Brett Thomson X

 

6. Trip reports: 1st hamper award to be handed over at the club meeting: 29 November 2022

7. New Bikes:

Colin Solomons

8. Past rides and events:

8.1. Great Karoo & Hogsback Off Road – 30 September – 10 October – Geoff
8.1.1. 12 x bikes / 14 people attended
8.1.2. Was an excellent trip and enjoyed by all that attended
8.2. Gentlemen’s Moto GP – 2 October – Carel
8.2.1. Men Only Ride to watch the MotoGp at Freedom 301
8.2.2. 13 x bikes attended
8.3. Breakfast ride – Circular route Oakdale Club – 16 October – David
8.3.1. All tar breakfast ride from the coast to the Swartland, coming back to the club for breakfast
8.3.2. 15 x bikes attended
8.4. Marshal event – Sanlam CPT Marathon – 16 October – Donovan
8.4.1. Road Running Race
8.4.2. Very successful event
8.4.3. Marshals did a very well
8.5. Marshal event – Boland cycling event – 23 October – Donovan
8.5.1. Fast Paced 160km cycle event
8.5.2. Successful day out for marshals

9. Future Rides and Events

9.1. Training day (L1+L2) – Anura – 30 October – Arno
9.1.1. Last off-road training for 2022
9.1.2. Level 1 & 2 training offered
9.1.3. Refer website for details
9.2. Breakfast ride – Marc’s Beach Bar – 30 October – Rouen
9.2.1. Very popular restaurant on the beach and caters well for BMW riders.
9.2.2. Refer website for details
9.2.3. All tar ride.
9.3. Breakfast ride – Ladies Only – Opstal -06 November – Jacqui
9.3.1. Ladies only, tar ride to Slanghoek valley
9.3.2. Cater for non-members and all brand bikes
9.3.3. Refer website for details
9.4. Training Overnighter – Oasis – 12-13 November – Carel
9.4.1. 2 x groups offered level 1 and level 2 pending on skill level of rider
9.4.2. Will be opened for all, by Friday if there is still space available to book
9.5. Breakfast Ride – Sandown Blues – 13 November – Geoff
9.5.1. Kleinmond all tar breakfast ride
9.5.2. Refer website fore details
9.6. Marshal event – Double Century Cycling race – 26-27 November – Donovan
9.7. Overnighter – Eight Bells – 10-11 December – Ian & Geoff
9.7.1. There are very few spots left
9.7.2. Book soon to avoid disappointment
9.7.3. Tar and Off-road option available

10. General

10.1. Update on Bains Passes – Jacqui
10.1.1. 147 locations have been logged
10.1.2. 12 active riders
10.1.3. 28 entrants so far
10.1.4. Leader board is top secret 😊
10.2. End year function – 03 December – Jacqui
10.2.1. Invite to be posted to the website soon
10.2.2. Tickets are limited
10.2.3. Will be held at the Oakdale club
10.3. Lucky Draw voucher won by Malcom Farge

Next Meeting – 29 November 2022

 

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