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Border Bike Fest

25 Oct 2015

The 2016 Border Bike Fest will include Wodonga Lions Club – “Motorbike Show and Shine”, and Bikes only Swap Meet. The charity event founded by a small group of motor cycle enthusiasts who wanted to share their passion for motor cycles whilst raising money for Kidney Health Australia, was first held in 2008.

This year the event is being held in October in conjunction with the Ulysses Club’ All funds raised will be shared to support Lions and local community charities. Beneficiaries of funds raised include Kidney Foundation, Carer Accommodation Centre, Lions Children Cancer Research Centre, Eden Camp for Youth, Wodonga Hospital, Country Hope & various Lions affiliated charities.

The Gateway Island Wodonga is an ideal location to host the event as it is situated between the inland cities of Albury and Wodonga which boast a regional population in excess of 100,000.

The aim of the show is to exhibit a range of motorcycles from the early 1900’s through to modern era, including vintage, veteran, classic and custom bikes and is designed as a community event to raise money for charity. The event also provides an opportunity to socialize and enjoy a casual family day out and view a wide range of motorbikes in a relaxed safe environment.

The 2008 inaugural “Motorbike Show and Shine” proved to be a great success, displaying over 150 motor cycles; it attracted in excess of 1000 attendants and raised $6000 for Kidney Health Australia. The event is now in its 8th year and continues as a joint community project of the Lions Club of Wodonga, Ulysses Club and formerly the Classic & Enthusiasts Motor Cycle Club of NSW Inc. Albury Wodonga Branch.

The organising committee has contacted the community, clubs and businesses to participate in the event. A range of local businesses have sponsored the event, and many take the opportunity to set up trade displays and stalls to promote their business and products.

The support provided by the Wodonga City Council and Wodonga Lions Club was paramount to the success of the show.

This year the Motorbike Show and Shine will be organised as a joint venture by the Lions Club of Wodonga and the Ulysses Club. We look forward to seeing you there.

Entry Cost (AUD): Adult Price: $5.00
Pensioner Price: $5.00
Children under 12 free with adult
Event Venue: Gateway Island
Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga 3690
Event Times: 10:00am to 2:30pm
Facilities: Public Toilet
Parking for the Disabled
Kiosk
First aid equipment
Entertainment
Coach Parking
Car Park
Access with assistance for Disabled
Website: http://motorbikeshowandshine.com/index.htm


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