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Posted by Peter (Chopper) on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

This Sunday is the ANZAC DAY service, the march begins at 4:15 and the service itself at 4:30. The road between Byrne St and the crossroads at Bunnings will be closed, parking is at Bunnings or the small carpark by the lights. I will be at the carpark around 3:45 and will meet everyone at the Memorial. I would appreciate it, if you have the purple Branch shirt you could wear it for this event. BBQ breakfast at Queens Park afterwards, you may want to bring a flask of coffee or hot water with y...

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From Lockyer Branch

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on April 6, 2021 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Update on Elaine from Warwick District Branch.

She is demonstrating a great internal strength by maintaining her health. She has been in an induced coma since the accident for her safety. During that time they have done some critical operations on her wrists, spine and face. She still has to endure a lot more in operations to repair her other wrist etc.

On a very positive note, they brought her out of the induced coma on Sunday for a little while and during that time she was abl...

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Ride to Kyogle

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on March 19, 2021 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Well guy's the weather is not looking to clever for tomorrow so the ride scheduled will be postponed until later in the year, sorry about that. Stay safe.

Committee Nominations 2021

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on March 18, 2021 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

AGM April 9th 2021

Committee Nominations for 2021 are as follows.

President - Peter Jones

V,P. - Ross Schmidt

Secretary - Susan Jones

Treasurer - Bernie Scales

Sheriff - James McColm, Steven Midddlebrook (a vote will be required)

Ride Coordinator - Glenn Oliver (Bob Dixon has stood down)

Welfare - Tom Millwood

Raffles - Sue Schmidt

Membership - Jim Ashdown

Regalia - Dianne Scales

Webmaster - Dianne Scales


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Bugger !

Posted by John (Colonel Bow) on March 4, 2021 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (3)

Just to let you all know my cancer has returned again, which was not unexpected as my form of  non hodgkins lymphoma is treated like a chronic diease. Anyway they are taking a watch and wait approach for now but as i am having regular ultrasound of the tumor i am taking it all one day at a time.

Fear not the prognoses is excellent but I have to be carefull not to get any serious infections so will not be back to meetings for now anyway. But I still ride solo and do see you all out ...

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Just Saying

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on February 8, 2021 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Guys, can we please remember that we need to respect other members of the Branch. Couple of instances recently that don't sit well with me and hopefully are 'one off's'.



From Gatton Branch

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on February 1, 2021 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (1)

G’day all

As was mentioned at the last SEQ Presidents Meeting , I have been working on an odyssey for the near future.

Well I have a destination in mind Taroom QLD and the Dates are 2nd 3rd and 4th of April 2021 ( yes Easter long weekend )if we went to WA we would be away then.

I can secure the showground for the dates so all can camp together and caravans and motorhomes can also be involved.

The destination is 400klms from Brisbane city in the banana shire via...

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Funeral George Clarke

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on January 31, 2021 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Funeral details – Salvo George

A service for George will be held on the 2nd of February 2021 at 1.00pm at the Salvation Army Ipswich City Church 62 South Street. Opposite the Court House.

All welcome to attend but if the church becomes full, there are plans to live stream the service into the adjacent hall. Afternoon tea will follow.

There is NO graveside service as this is reserved for immediate Family and those closest to George.

Please wear your Branch shirts ...

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Branch AGM

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on January 24, 2021 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (1)

The AGM will be held after the Branch Info night in April, at the Ippy. All members are welcome to attend the AGM and apply for any and all Committee positions.Hopefully by April all restrictions will be over and we can meet and have some fun again.

Ride to Jacobs Well

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on January 13, 2021 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Ipswich Branch Ride this Sunday 17th January, please join us for a Ride to Jacobs well for lunch. Leaving Yamanto at 9am. Hope to see you all there.

December info night

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on November 25, 2020 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

We will be unable to have a Branch meeting on December 4th as the Club is booked out, unfortunately that means our next meeting wont be until February, please keep an eye on the ride calendar as all rides etc will be posted on there, Facebook and on the blog.


Cruise for Savvy/Show and Shine BBQ

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on November 20, 2020 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (1)

We will be meeting at Ipswich show grounds at 9am. From there we will be going to Dugundan pub where there will be a show and shine, sausage sizzle, raffles, face painting for the kids and other activities. This event is for cars and bikes so bring either one.

There are shirts available if anyone wants them, here's a link youll have to message in order to get one, all money raised from the event goes to the family to help with the cost of living, travel, and any other expenses.


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Posted by Peter (Chopper) on November 9, 2020 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Jay Leno - a word from a sponsor

For the past 10 years, Jay Leno and his detailing team have worked hand-in-hand with product engineers to develop a full range of detailing products, that are now available in Australia.

The products stand the test of concourse-level judgment, yet are easy to use and its the first time Jay has put his name to any brand.

Ulysses Club members get a 15% discount online when you use the code 'ULYSSES' and orders will be delivered to your door.

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Shindig at Wivenhoe Dam

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on November 2, 2020 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Just a early update, we will be having a christmas family BBQ at Wivenhoe dam on the 22/11/2020 so bring the family kids and their kids, should be a nice day starts around 10 AM for lunch and games for the kids.��

From Crash


Ride to St Bernards

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on October 27, 2020 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Greetings fellow members and friends, don't forget this Sunday I will lead you all to St. Bernards hotel on Mt. Tamborine, I have booked a space on the back deck so we can see the view, will leave Yomanto at 9 am, travel to Beaudesert and Canungra and up the hill to the hotel, should be a cracker and the weather promises to fine on Sunday, so see you there.


Brisbane West Trivia Night.

Posted by Gail & Jim Ashdown on September 18, 2020 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Just wondering if any one is going to Brisbane Wests Trivia Night Tonight.

Branch Meetings

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on September 15, 2020 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

We had our first post Covid Branch Meeting last friday and had a fair turn out. Future meetings will be held as usual on the first friday of every month. The club has a Covid safe plan and as long as we stick to that plan all will be Ok. However if you do think it is still a risk or you are unwell please stay at home.


From Lockyer Branch

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on September 14, 2020 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

It is with a heavy heart that the Lockyer Branch of the Ulysses Club Inc. have chosen to postpone the 24th Annual Ipswich Toy Run until December 2021. This is due to the current COVID-19 situation and the uncertainty in the near future.

If you have been collecting toys and other goods for the Toy Run, please consider donating them directly to your local Salvation Army Corp.

Prime West Brassall Shopping Centre will still put out the collection bins in the run up to Christmas to tak...

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Branch Meeting and Rides

Posted by Peter (Chopper) on September 1, 2020 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Guys, we will have a Branch meeting at the Ippy on the 11th September, I know that's not our usual night but at short notice that will be fine for this month.If you have any doubts about whether you should attend due to the virus please be mindful that it's your decision not one that the committee can advise you on. 7pm start.

Upcoming rides:-

Sept 6th, Fathers Day ride to Sandi Lee's Boonah, 9am Yamanto.

Sept 20th, Gary McCoys, Cooyar 9am Ippy.

Oct 18th, Fox and Ho...

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Poker run - CANCELLED

Posted by Ross A Schmidt (crash) on August 12, 2020 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (1)

HI ladies and gents, the latest on the Brisbane west poker run, they are leaving from Centenary tavern at 10 AM on the 23rd of this month, registration is from 8.30, I know fox was organizing a group to leave from Yamanto, not sure of the time, keep an eye out for details for those who would like to go, I went last year and it was not to long and a nice ride.

Crash #42697