Barn to Pub run – with a U-turn!

Words & organiser: Alana McDougall Photos: Jill Steer, Alana McDougall Frankford Hall was the starting point for the day with a cool breeze blowing down from the highlands … … no coffee at the start due to the organiser not checking if the Blue Berry Barn café was ope
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Ferry across the Mersey

Words & organiser: Lawrie Pitt ■ Photos: Jill Steer, Lawrie Pitt, Alana McDougall Uh Oh! The old favourite “U”-turn … again! This time high in the Mersey River valley in Tasssie’s Central Highlands. Note: returning back along a great road though, gives another great road, b
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A Day at the Museum

Words & organiser: Martin Bulk Photos: Jill Steer, Alana McDougall Quite a few of our Chapter members gathered at the National Automobile Museum in Launceston for our drive on some of the best roads in Tasmania to visit Chas and Robyn Kelly’s private car collection at Shearwater
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Wendy goes West!

Words & organiser: Wendy Keswick Photos: Jill Steer, Alana McDougall Fourteen MX-5s, all lined up, tops down, in the sunshine at Deloraine Train Park; ready for the first fun run of 2020 … after coffee of course. Oh, and one Triumph Tiger 800 (motorbike). OK, so it wasn’t a
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Christmas lunch at Glenda’s

Words: Alana McDougall Photos: Jill Steer, Glenda Leeson, Cherie Gardner Organisers: Alana McDougall, Glenda Leeson, Bruce Harvey & Cheryl Murray Tail-end Charlie: Danny Beer Starting at Frankford, we headed out for a short sharp run around the Tamar region and the back of Longfo
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Ice creams in the bush!

Story: Bruce Harvey The cryptic title for this run came from a spur of the moment decision to have a drive into the Narawntapu National Park, where the “Bottle-Brush Snacks” caravan was discovered on the edge of the bush waiting for the hungry and thirsty tourist – so the decision to
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Magical Mystery Tour 2.5 …

Story: Alana McDougall Once upon a sunny October day in northern Tasmania where all roads were built for the MX-5, a group of eager MX-5 drivers and navigators met for what has become our annual Mystery Run devised by Alana and Trevor. With all participants having been forewarned to e
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Northern Tassie’s sumptuous Christmas

Story: Kelly Berggren We celebrated Christmas this year with a short run through some fine roads around Mole Creek, Mt Roland, Sheffield and Barrington, with a finish at Carl and Kelly’s place on the hill in Aberdeen.   Our cars watched the view from the sheep paddock next door and we
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Going to Gunns Plains

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Story: Sandra Tillack Keith and I, usually fairly well organised (Keith’s influence), had nominated a meeting time of 9.15am at our usual Devonport meeting venue. However, a late night had us scampering around at the allotted time with a flat iPhone and no car charger in sight. Reluct
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Circle work around Deloraine

Story: Bruce Harvey Ominous black clouds were approaching from the south-west as we enjoyed a coffee and waited for the last of the convoy to arrive at the designated meeting point alongside the Meander River in Deloraine. A couple of the members had been around the local car dealersh
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