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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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Posted by Ross A Schmidt (crash) on January 5, 2020 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi all, most of you who were on the coffee ride today would know that our fearless leader has broken his left ankle quite serverely, and is preasently in the Ipswich hospital, all I can say is that I'm glad I don't play the game, it seems very dangerous, I'll stick to bike riding.

Crash #42697

Konrad Walters Memorial Patch

Posted by Amanda on February 5, 2018 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

If you would like to order a Memorial Patch for Konrad we will be putting in the order by this Monday, 12th February.  

The patch is $7.00 and we require pre-payment.  Please call or text  Ado on 0433874512 to order yours.  We hope to have them by the March Info night and wear them on Konrads Memorial Ride on Sunday 18th March.   

Ride safe -Amanda

William Thomas Bourke (Billy)

Posted by Erik (Lumberjack) on October 9, 2017 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Family and friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Bills life at 11am on Friday the 13th October at the Warrell Park Chapel ( Ipswich Crematorium) 12 Anderson Day Drive. Willowbank.


Posted by Erik (Lumberjack) on October 9, 2017 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Please wear your branch shirt if you have one

DATE Wednesday 11th October 2017

MEETING at 0900hrs

WHERE at Caltex Woolworths Service Station, 6 Leda Drive Shailer Park / Loganholme outside the Logan Hyperdome, Hungry Jacks is just down the Rd ( EXIT 28 off the M1).

LEAVING at 0930hrs or a little sooner if Grizz's Harley Hearse get there sooner.

ON LEAVING we need to cross over to the right hand lane so we can enter back onto the M1 from the ser...

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Riding On Missing Konrad's Eulogy

Posted by Amanda on June 22, 2017 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (4)

I've been waiting for weeks for the new issue of the riding on to be available on line.... and now I wish it hadn't arrived.

Unfortunately the Winter Edition of the Riding On does not have Konrad's Eulogy published.  

I sent the Eulogy to the editor well over a month ago and even had conversations with him about the pictures we had chosen (these were provided by Kon's son David and the family helped with the wording).  I'm not sure what happened and I take this very pers...

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Rocky's funeral

Posted by Erik (Lumberjack) on June 13, 2017 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Stolen from Facebook, here's the Funeral details:

Dear Lockyer Committee and all other Ulysses Members, Rocky’s funeral will be at St Mary’s Catholic Church at 10:30am on Thursday the 15th June 2017. We have been invited to form a Guard of Honour leaving at 9:00am from Len Russell’s Funeral Home Cnr Brisbane and Clay Streets, West Ipswich (entry via Clay St). As we travel along the route to St Mary’s we will pass Rocky’s home at 31 Omar Street. Give a toot ...

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R.I.P. "Rocky" Bob Keevers

Posted by Erik (Lumberjack) on June 12, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (3)

"Rocky" Bob Keevers pased away early this morning.

People from the Ipswich branch may not have seen much of him, but he was a very important person for Ulysses in this region as he was co-founder of the Lockyer branch all theese years ago.

May he rest in peace.

From Ipswich Ulysses.

Kon's Funeral

Posted by Erik (Lumberjack) on March 15, 2017 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (15)

Hi all,

it was Howza's wish that he be escorted to his resting place by a group of bikers who he loved and loved him in return.

I am asking all interested riders and pillions to meet at our host venue Tuesday 21 March 12:45 pm ready to leave at 1:15 pm.

Amanda from Caring Angels Funerals will bring Kon to the clubhouse and we will follow Kon out to Warril View.

The funeral is being held at Warril View Chapel starting at 2 pm.

Also Chris has said there will be a w...

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RIP Konrad

Posted by Amanda on March 13, 2017 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (19)

It is with an extremely heavy and sad heart that we let you know that Konrad "Howza" Walters passed away today 13/3/2017.

Please keep Christine and family in your thoughts and give Christine time to grieve for the loss of her soul mate and best friend.  We are sure when Christine is able she will read your kind wishes on Konrad's beloved website.


We will let you know the funeral arrangements when they are known



Hugs from us both Ad...

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Julie Vidler aka Xena

Posted by Dolly on October 11, 2016 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (3)

Hello All

Some of you may know Julie Vidler (aka Xena). Her husband Mark Nichol (aka Skid mark) passed away last Monday. Marks funeral will be held next Tuesday 18th October, at the Centenary Memorial Gardens at 1  pm (353 Wacol Station Road, Sumner, Queensland).

On behalf of Ipswich Branch, Ulysses Club Inc., sending our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time.


Christine (aka Dolly, welfare officer)


Thanks from Jack

Posted by Ado on August 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi All.

A big big thankyou for giving Jack the most wonderful time of his life last night. Julz, Doogie and Mak for sitting with him and his Mum and making them welcome and the others who took the time just to go over and say hello, Also thanks to those who brought stickers for his tray. The biggest thankyou must go to Kiwi and Ski, you honestly have made this young man feel more special than he has ever before. Your generosity has no boundaries and I am astounded by your willingness to...

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Margaret (sar-major) Morgan

Posted by margaret morgan on June 2, 2016 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (2)

Margaret  arrived home yesterday , (wed)  plenty of pills also, many thanks to those who visited her in hospital. wal.

Margaret Morgan

Posted by margaret morgan on May 26, 2016 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (2)

Hi all, Margaret is in Ipswitch hospital, ward 7D bed 9, sinceTuesday, if you can spare a half hour she would be glad to see you.( can see me any time)  bye for now. Wal. (mad dog)

Sick Member

Posted by ross howells aka Kermit on March 27, 2016 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (2)

Just to let people know , David Dennison (Wrangler) is in hospitL after having a heart attack on friday night. He is resting comfortably, but will be transported to the PA, tomorrow for further tests. I will keep you informed of his progress.

Interbranch BBQ 2016.

Posted by Dolly on February 15, 2016 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (7)

Hello All

As you know, the Inter branch BBQ is on this Sunday and we need numbers if we are to feed the masses.

Please respond to Amanda or to the various blogs if you are coming, also bring a chair, as we have limited seating available. Slip, slap, slop, bring a hat, slop on sunscreen and a chair to sit upon. We will have a raffle on the day $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00, so you could win some very nice prizes. Hope to see ya all there for a day of getting to know other Ulyssians an...

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Christmas Party

Posted by Dolly on October 27, 2015 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (3)

Hello All

Party Party Party

Christmas is fast approaching and so is our Christmas party (19 December). Our next info night is on the 6th of November and any members of Ipswich branch who would like to participate in the festivities will need to pay Paula on the night. Cost is $10.00 per person, non refundable, for which you'll receive a 3 course meal(drinks at bar prices). If you have dietary requirement please let Paula know. So you don't have to ask, we will also run a raffle t...

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One more to go.

Posted by John (Colonel Bow) on September 14, 2015 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (1)

Well had my second last chemo on friday just gone, one more to go, yay :D.

Give me around three weeks for my last one on the 2/10/2015 and I will be back good as gold, looking forward to it.

Fathers Day

Posted by Dolly on September 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello All

I would just like to wish all the dads out there a Happy Fathers Day. If you are on Sunday's  ride, enjoy, if not, put your feet up and take some time to yourself and relax.


First Aid for Motorcyclists Information

Posted by Amanda on July 6, 2015 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (3)



The two Ipswich Course sessions are being held on Saturday, 5th September 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Amanda and I are booked in for the afternoon session with the prospect of staying on at the Club for dinner after.

Booking your place is really easy - just follow the link to Book your Course. Payment is via Credit Card or Pay Pal.  Don...

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