The BMW Motorcycle Club of the ACT invites all motorcyclists to celebrate the 20th anniversary of BMW’s most successful engine variant the R1100, R1150 and R1200 oil heads and Canberra’s 100thbirthday at the Oil Head Rally in the national capital. If you own an early R1100GS, a late model R1200RT or anything in between or would just like to be a part of this milestone in BMW Motorrad’s history – please come along; all riders and bike makes are welcome.
Saturday registration starts from 1000 hrs at Canberra’s only BMW dealership Rolfe Classic Motorcycles Showroom, 2 Botany Street Phillip (Google map) with demo rides, sales and $2 sausage sizzle or drinks from 1200 – 1400 hrs.
From 1100 -1600 hrs rally entrants will be invited to ride to Canberra’s four scenic peaks and at each stop be given a free ticket entry to the raffle and major prize of BMW Motorrad rider wear donated by Rolfe Classic Motorcycles.
From 1600 – 1700 hrs enter your bike for judging and award as the best oil head variant at the rally in Tourer, Sport, GS and Naked classes plus lowest production number (see your VIN plate) and highest or most travelled kilometres. The Judges decision is final.
The major raffle will be drawn at 1800 hrs, followed by the second raffle, evening of self-entrainment, outdoor movies, and socialising. The Club will provide limited shelter, chairs and tables.
Entry: $20 per rider or pillion gets you a commemorative badge and one (1) entry ticket for the major raffle prize. You can purchase secondary raffle tickets to win prizes for $2 each or three for $5.
The Rally campground has a BBQ; so bring your own food, buy dinner & drinks at the on-site pub, in the bistro or from the shop. The club will have BBQ packs & mixed salads for sale at $20.
Venue: Canberra South Side Motor Park located on the corner of Canberra Ave & Monaro Highway, Fyshwick ACT 2609 (Google map). The park has camping, cabins and some motel units plus bar, bistro and shop. Camp sites $32 (unpowered), $36 (powered), basic cabins $105 and all-inclusive from $118 for two people. MAKE YOUR OWN BOOKING and tell them you are with the 20thAnniversary Oil Head Rally.
Sunday: A breakfast of egg & bacon rolls ($5), coffee or juice ($2) will be available on Sunday morning. An escorted ride to Canberra’s local dams will leave the park at 1000 hrs.
Rally proceeds will be donated to charity.