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Club History

1995 - 1996
1997 - 2000

2001 - 2005
2006 - 2008
2009 - 2012
2013 - 2014
2015 - 2016
2017 - 2018

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April 1995
  • Mandurah Social Cycling Club formed
June 1995
  • Inaugural Committee Meeting
  • $10 membership, incl. badge + $1 ride fee
  • Named Mandurah Over 55 Cycling Club
November 1995
  • Melbourne Cup Sweep and Function
  • 65 Members
March 1996
  • First Tour: Lighthouse Augusta Tour
  • Constitution and Incorporation
July 1996
  • First Annual General Meeting
October 1996
  • First Myalup Tour
  • MO55CC Lotto Syndicate Bank Ac. opened
November 1996
  • First Trailer purchased
October 1997
  • Boddington to Heartlands Tour
Early 1998
  • York Tour
Late 1998
  • 106 Members
September 1999
  • First Cyclemania News: Elaine Calder
November 1999
  • First Albany Tour
December 1999
  • 2nd Bike Trailer
April 2000
  • First Busselton Tour
June 2000
  • Ride Starts, changed from Henry Sutton Grove to Nellie Regan Hall
September 2000
  • Lotto Syndicate ended
  • Wildflower Tour
  • 157 Members
August 2001
  • Patrons: David Templeman MLA and Arthur Marshall MLA
October 2001
  • South West Tour
Mid 2002
  • MO55CC moved to Old Yacht Club, Halls Head
September 2002
  • Bike Trailer rebuilt: Lionel Savill. Painted by members
October 2002
  • Old Chuck Wagon sold
  • 192 Members
April 2003
  • New Chuck Wagon finished: Lionel Savill
  • Augusta Tour
Mid 2004
  • First Life member: Mary Kitchen-Ditchfield
Up to 2005
  • All Albany and Busselton Tours organised by Bill and Joan Ford
April 2005
  • First Southern Districts Tour
October 2005
  • AGMs in October from now on
  • Dongara Tour
May 2006
  • Early Albany Tour
June 2006
  • Lake Navarino Tour
October 2006
  • Life member: Bill Ford
  • 164 Members
November 2006
  • Late Busselton Tour
March 2007
  • Early Myalup Tour
May 2007
  • Dongara Tour
October 2007
  • Life member: Kevin Buckingham
  • Membership Fee raised to $45
June 2008
  • Northern Coastal Tour
September 2008
  • 3rd Southern Districts Tour
October 2008
  • 156 Members
September 2009
  • Wheatbelt Tour
October 2009
  • Club Website Developed: Anne Bourke
  • Life Members: Lionel Savill, and Scotty Curtis
November 2009
  • End of ride "sign on" list
September 2010
  • Wildflower Tour
October 2010
  • 148 Members
July 2012
  • 120 Members
August 2012
  • $10,000 Grant from Lotterywest
October 2012
  • Life Members: Brian Chapman, and John Naughton
February/March 2013
  • New Chuck Wagon
March 2013
  • ICE Cards
April 2013
  • Appreciation Awards: Anne Bourke, and Peter Hinchliffe
  • New Club Clothing
September 2013
  • Wheatbelt Tour
October 2013
  • Life Member: Doug Chantler
  • Membership Fee raised to $60; Social Membership raised to $20
December 2013
  • Appreciation Award: Terry Lindley
October 2014
  • North Eastern Wheatbelt Tour
  • 160 Members
December 2014
  • Appreciation Awards: Eddie Redfern, Bill Clare, and Andy McLeavy
April 2015
  • 20th Anniversary Dinner
June 2015
  • 17th Myalup Tour
September 2015
  • Margaret River Tour
December 2015
  • Life Member: Andy McLeavy
  • Appreciation Award: Coral Buckingham
  • Annual Christmas Lunch and Dinner
January 2016
  • Australia Day Breakfast ride
Febraury 2016
  • Moonlight Ride
April 2016
  • 21st Birthday Lunch
  • Coral Buckingham 21st badge
September 2016
  • Annual Achievement Ride
  • 2nd Margaret River Tour
  • Cyclemania 18th year
  • 15th year of Eddie's Friday Away Rides
October 2016
  • 170 Members
November 2016
  • Melbourne Cup Lunch and ride
March 2017
  • 10th Augusta Tour
April 2017
  • Appreciation Award: Liz Warren
  • Yvonne Leach 21st badge
June 2017
  • Amsterdam Barge Tour
September 2017
  • Geraldton Tour

December 2017

  • Appreciation Awards: Sue Blackham, Mike Burrows, and Arthur Watkins
March 2018
  • Boyup Brook Tour
April 2018
  • 23rd Anniversary Lunch
  • Pat Every, Ray Edwards 21st Badges
  • 18th Busselton Tour
June 2018
  • Italy and Croatia Tour
September 2018
  • Swan Valley Tour
October 2018
  • 23rd AGM
November 2018
  • 19th Albany Tour
December 2018
  • Appreciation Awards: Peter and Colleen Glasson

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Last updated
16 July, 2019

Mandurah Over 55 Cycling Club Inc.
PO Box 979 Mandurah WA 6210
ABN: 46 599 088 533


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Anne Bourke
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