Metcher scorches to vic­tory

Shan­non’s South­ern Clas­sic Races

Old Bike Australasia - - OUT’N’ABOUT - Re­port Marchy Pho­tos Sid Evans SCE Pho­tog­ra­phy(scephoto.com)

7-8 Novem­ber, 2015 – Broad­ford, Vic­to­ria

Now in its 34th year the HMRAV South­ern Clas­sic is a re­mark­able race meet­ing. It car­ries no cham­pi­onship sta­tus yet it’s a “must do” event on the his­toric rac­ing cal­en­dar. Run at the State Mo­tor­cy­cle Sports Com­plex at Broad­ford, this year’s event at­tracted spon­sor­ship from Shan­non’s In­sur­ance. Shan­non’s sup­port for the meet­ing was out­stand­ing and they even of­fered a 10% dis­count to any­one tak­ing up a pol­icy over the week­end. This year we had bumper en­tries of over two hun­dred com­peti­tors. Spec­ta­tor num­bers were up as well mak­ing the whole road race com­plex come alive with peo­ple en­joy­ing a great week­end. With on-site camp­ing and cater­ing, mer­chan­dise stalls and a band for en­ter­tain­ment on Satur­day night, many peo­ple took the op­por­tu­nity to camp all week­end and soak it in. Spe­cial men­tion must also go to the Devils Daugh­ters WMC and their “Bras

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