Sunday, August 16, 2009


News and information from Districts 9450, 9460. 9479

This weeks issue of Rotary Out West includes a number of photos from the Great Australian Bike Ride

Stage 7 was Darwin to Perth and riders and support crews arrived in Kunanurra on July 5th [Day 107]

Stage 8 [Day 149] Perth to Adelaide commenced in Perth on Sunday August 16th and they will reach Eucla on Day 174 for a total of 67 days spent in Western Australia.

Cosidering the ride is for 204 days that is 1/3 rd of the ride in our state

The riders and support crew have travelled over 12,000kms already and have about 5500 kms or 55days to reach Melbourne on October 10th



MLA Ian Blaney welcomes riders to Geraldton

Team at McDonalds Geraldton

Dennis and Di Gilleand with Tony

All of the above photo's were sent in by Di Gilleand from the Rotary Club of Geraldton
Thanks Di



Velu Ramasamy and George

With Geoff Ruscoe

with Kay Ruscoe

The above photo's were sent in by Velu Ramasamy of the Rotary Club of Northam
Thanks Velu



Arriving via Great Eastern Highway Thursday August 13th

Group photo at the motel

We're here!!

Friday August 14th.. Breakfast at Westrac
Rotary Club of Swan Districts Secretary Ray Hardy presents Geoff Kennedy with a cheque


Kings Park........ Sunday August 16th

DG's Ian Jones and Geoff Simpson

Lord Mayor of Perth addresses the riders and support crew and Rotarians

The Lord Mayor flags the riders away

PDG Phil tries to enter the bike ride

Fremantle ...Sunday August 16th


District Chair for D9460 Melodie Kevan introducing everyone

with the Mayor of Fremantle Peter Tagliaferri

Group photo on the Esplanade

Mayor of Fremantle Peter Tagliaferri and DG Keith Hopkins

Mayor of Fremantle about to wave riders off on their way to Rockingham

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