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Wing Riders going to Bethlehem!

For the first time in the history of the Wing Fling, the weekend of Friday, 13 October 2017, to Sunday, 15 October 2017, will be open to all owners of Honda Gold Wings, Honda Silver Wings and Honda Valkyries.

Contact Melanie Lynn for accommodation reservations:

E-mail: melanie@musketeereng.co.za

Mobile: 082 373 1286

 

Central Chapter’s “mystery run” on 10 September 2017

The last official run of the Wing Riders – Central Chapter, for this year, took place on 10 September 2017.

Martin Pienaar en Stefan Polessnig took it upon themselves to organise this run. They decided to call it a “Mystery Run” – no one knew the destination except them. The final departure point was the Sasol Circle Centre in Centurion, therefore members travelled from the south, east, west and north and met up there.

Of course most riders expected the run to take us somewhere to the north-west. Instead we ended up at Ferreira’s Sports Bar and Restaurant in Boksburg. It was great fun and a nice surprise. Thanks, guys! Well done on choosing a comfortable venue with ample safe parking and excellent food.

The number of Gold Wing bikes and trikes that joined our run today, was 28. Apart from the Wings, we were joined by two Harleys, one Harley trike, two Boulevards and one BMW, a total of 34 trikes and bikes and approximately 40 members and 15 guests.

Four members received their colours today:

Conrad and Henda Stoltz

 

Thys and Erika Koekemoer

 

Our very lucky winner of the raffle prize, donated by Johnno and Frankie Glover – 8 stainless steel tumblers embossed with the Wing Riders logo, was Elsie Venter:

Wing Fling 2017

The following video will remind you of how much fun we had during the Wing Fling 2016 in Port Elizabeth. Catch a glimpse of what lies ahead when Honda Gold Wing Riders from all over South Africa gather in Bethlehem for the Wing Fling 2017 from 13 to 19 October 2017.

 

For more detail, please visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/goldwing.central/

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Central Chapter’s run to Cars in the Park on 6 August 2017

Wing Riders from Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Swaziland gathered at the final departure point, the Sasol garage on the R55, and departed at 08:30 to Cars in the Park.

 

The Pretoria Old Motor Club was established in 1966. The first CARS in the PARK was held in 1980 at the POMC Club grounds in Keuning Street, Silverton. Nine cars of POMC club members were displayed.

From 1982, other one make clubs were also invited to display their vehicles. By 2005 more than 80 clubs displayed about 2 000 vehicles and the POMC grounds became too small to accommodate any further growth. After investigation it was decided to move the event in 2006 to the Zwartkops Race Track.

Since those early times, where the event was strictly a classic car show, the event has evolved to the point where it attracts some 3 000 special-interest motor cars and motor cycles, over 100 car clubs, associated motoring and apparel store holders and over 15 000 spectators.

It is by far the biggest car show on the South African calendar, and in fact it is the biggest event on the Zwartkops Raceway calendar.

Cars that show up every year range from vintage machines dating back as early as 1904 to classics from the 1950s and 1960s, hot rods, muscle cars, dragsters, customised motorcycles and hot turbocharged street machines. It is this varied mix of motorised adoration that makes the event so special.

Wing Riders enjoyed a lovely day out, while their bikes and trikes, parked in the pit lane, were admired by many spectators.

Lots of beautiful photos and videos of our run to Cars in the Park, can be viewed on our Facebook group. Click here.

 

Wing Fling 2017

The annual Wing Fling will be held at The Loft Guest Lodge in Bethlehem from 13 to 19 October 2017. (http://www.theloftguestlodge.co.za/)

For the first time in the history of the Wing Fling, we have decided to open up the weekend of Friday, 13 October 2017, to Sunday, 15 October 2017, to all owners of Honda Gold Wings, Honda Silver Wings and Honda Valkyries. You can therefore look forward to the biggest and best Wing Fling ever, shared by all ‘Wing’ enthusiasts.

The Loft made an early bird booking offer for us. They are prepared to reduce the price per person to R3500. This is only applicable for those who book for the full duration of the Wing Fling. If the bookings go well, they will maintain this price to the end. All rooms have double beds and no one needs to share. A single person who wishes not to share, will pay R4320 for the full period. Single weekend visitors not sharing, will pay R750 per night. Single persons sharing or couples coming for the weekend only, will pay R615 per person per night. These rates also include the commission as agreed on at the PE Wing Fling.

The above rates include breakfast as well as buffet dinners for 6 days. Provision has been made for halaal meals – details to be provided later.

PLEASE NOTE – all Wing Fling payments must be made into the following account:

 Account name  Wing Riders SA
 Bank  Nedbank (Savings account)
 Account no  2036412548
 Branch code  198765
 Reference  Name, surname & chosen option

 

Wing Fling costs can be paid off in instalments, as long as the full amount has been paid by no later than 31 August 2017.

All bookings must be made with Melanie Lynn, Treasurer: National Committee. Please do not make any reservations with The Loft directly. Please send your proof of payment and reservation details to Melanie by e-mail to melanie@musketeereng.co.za.

For any further enquiries, contact Melanie Lynn on 082 373 1286.

Central Chapter’s run to Bosveld Lounge on 16 July 2017

The Bosveld Lounge is part of the Kitty Hawk Lodge, which is situated next to Kitty Hawk Aerodrome, 12 km from the Lynnwood Road and Solomon Mahlangu (Hans Strydom) crossing in Boschkop, near Pretoria. Approximately 30 Wing Riders attended today’s run.

 

The raffle prize for July 2017 was donated by George Vice,

a 12 year old KWV brandy and the lucky winner was Llewellyn Mudge. 

 

 

More photos of our run to Bosveld Lounge, can be viewed on our Facebook group. Click here.

 

Some of the Wing Riders went to surprise Johan van Coller at his home after the run. The photos can be viewed here.

 

Congratulations, Johan. We wish you the very best – happiness, success, peace and lots of love for many years to come.

SOLD 1500 Honda Gold Wing for sale

SOLD

FOR SALE:
1992 Honda Gold Wing 1500
Extras such as foot pegs, arm rests, carrier, etc.
Odometer: 58 000 km
PRICE:
R70 000 for bike and trailer
Contact Frikkie de Wit on 083 729 6650

For more photos of this bike and trailer, click HERE.

SOLD 1500 Honda Gold Wing 50th Anniversary Special Edition for sale

S O L D

FOR SALE:
1998 Honda Gold Wing 1500
50th Anniversary Limited Edition
with factory extras and bling worth R90 000

PRICE:
R125 000 for bike and trailer
R100 000 for bike only
Contact Neels van Niekerk on +268 7602 4508

 

For more photos of this bike and trailer, click HERE.

Central Chapter’s run to Black Horse Brewery on 11 June 2017

Black Horse Estate is an artisanal craft brewery and distillery as well as a quaint restaurant near Magaliesburg. The brewery is just an hour’s scenic drive outside Johannesburg and is situated on the edge of the Magalies River with lush green fields, majestic black horses and magnificent Pecan nut trees.

Around 60 members from our chapter came from all over Mpumalanga and Gauteng (also Swaziland) and gathered at the final departure point which was the Total Garage at Hertford Junction on the R512 off the N14. From everyone rode together to the final destination.

June 2017 raffle prize was donated by Chris and Mariana de Lange, a gift they brought all the way from the Mini Wing Fling in Kakamas. Thank you, Chris and Mariana.

 

June 2017’s raffle winner, was Poena Oosthuizen. Congratulations! (Most of us are envious!)

 

Congratulations to Amanda Celliers who received her club colours today.

 

More photos of our run to Black Horse, can be viewed on our Facebook group. Click here.