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Vic Section IIRA Association General Meetings held last Tuesday of the month (except December- January)  at

Pascoe Vale Hotel

12 Railway Pde Pascoe Vale Victoria 3044

Monthly Association Run

1st Sunday of the month run  check Calendar as these are not on if a rally falls in the same month

Please note: The comments are the opinion of the webmaster and not necessarily views of all in IIRA


To renew your membership with  the Association from our new on-line shop (click on the Paypal logo) 

Application Form June 15 V.3


IIRA Rally Account

Commonwealth Bank 063141

Acc 10486429

A bit of history from April 1932

Just had these sent to me about timing a 1929 Scout, a nice piece of history.

Great Race is back again

th Great-Race 2020. Bathurst NSW. Thursday 19th, Friday 20th and Saturday 21st March 2020.

The 2020 Great-Race will be held for the first time in the Bathurst area and surrounds.  The Event will be centred at the Mount Panorama race track, the Home of the Bathurst 1000. The area is central to some of NSW’s most interesting roads and picturesque scenery. Great for riding our classic motorcycles.

The Bathurst area has many accommodation options and we suggest our host hotel, Rydges, 1 Conrod Straight, Mount Panorama be your first choice. Other accommodation is available close by in City of Bathurst, only 5 minutes and a few kilometres away. 

Registrations will be from 3.00 pm on Thursday 19th March at Rydges Mount Panorama with barbecue starting at 6.00 pm at Rydges. 

The Ride will start at on Friday morning 20th March.  The evening functions will be held at Rydges on Friday and Saturday evenings.
The final presentations will be at dinner on Saturday evening allowing plenty of time Sunday to return home.

We advise prompt return of your Entry Form below and booking of accommodation at preferred rates.

Click here for Great race entry registration


Rorting the system?

Hate breaking down?

Yes its that time of year when blind faith in the marque comes to a head, your Indian has lain in hibernation for 4 months and the weather is slowly warming up and a couple of good rides/rallies are on the horizon. What’s this, you poured fuel in it and it runs so your ready to reel off 3-4000 klm’s over the next 5 months, trust me only a fool expects to do that your machine needs a total “going over” basics oil change, check tyres for wear, flush carby out and or fuel tanks, change gearbox/primary oil and pull out the battery and check for sulphation and fluid level. While your there grease all those grease nipples and make sure you paid your subs with the IIRA as if you hav’nt your machine is no longer registered and a $800 fine and 3 points will come off your licence, don’t blame us Vic Roads is pretty serious on this point. If all is well take your treasure out for a short ride 20-30 mile and check it over then when cool check points, tappets etc before coming out on a association ride and breaking down then hoping we are going to ruin our day fixing your machine for you! Only then enter the rally/ride and do yourself a favour by subscribing to RACV Total Care for 12 months just in case, I’m a mechanic and I am a member of it just in case, thats it see you soon at the Crazy Horse Rally Dunkeld next month with over 30 booked in for a great 3 days

2020 Scout

2020 Gypsy Tour

2018 Gypsy tour woes

It’s on again entry forms listed below


I always get amazed at various customs around, some are well thought out using powerplants from other bikes eg: Triton (Triumph in a Norton frame) Tri-Bsa (Triumph in a BSA frame), Vincati (Vincent in a Ducati frame) etc, etc but what annoys me are people that get a Kawasaki Drifter and put Indian decals on it or as the picture above a horrible 3 wheeled TATRA better known as a Ural outfit piece of shite with Indian decals on the tank. Seriously chaps telling everybody its better than the original will only have you believing it, if you want a Indian then put a Indian engine in it and call it a URADIAN enough said

Now I know what it means


Lake Goldsmith traction rally is one of the biggest in the world, well worth a look, read the full report here, should interest some of the Harley followers amongst us.

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