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Aussies set sail for Mandello...

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Mackers, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. Mackers

    Mackers Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    The Moto Guzzi Club of Victoria has loaded its first container of Guzzis, bound for the Teo Lamers premises in Nijmegan, Netherlands.

    At TLM, we'll be reassembling the bikes before joining the TLM tour to Mandello in September, then members will spend some weeks touring Europe. The bikes will return to Nijmegan to be recrated and home, hopefully, by Christmas.

    A second container leaves shortly, totaling 40 bikes. The riders and pillions fly out in the first week of September. It's been a big project requiring a lot of coordination and organising. (We're coming incognito - we sourced bike crates from a local Triumph dealer).

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    Wonderful stuff.

    Very much look forward to the "rest of the story," replete, of course with pix galore.

    Also glad you chose Nijmegen, and not a bridge too far. ;)

    Best,

    Bill
     
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    roadventure High Miler GT Famiglia

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    WOW! Looks like quite an adventure. I see you also had your security dog overseeing the crating operation
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    The first container has arrived in the Netherlands. So have the first riders and pillions.

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    The first bikes uncrated at TLM and ready to go...


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    kampe Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    See you there
     
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    And they're off! The 2nd container load of riders and pillions on their Moto Guzzi's will now negotiate riding on the right hand side of the European roads as they make their way to the birthplace of the factory at Mandello del Lario on the shores of Lake Como.

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    WHAT an adventure! :)
     
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    mother goose Just got it firing!

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    I watched the movie about this trip on YouTube its well worth the watch it's the best home made bike movie I have ever seen. Aussie moto guzzi club we ship of bikes and ride to the 95th anniversary.
     

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