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Info Club Laverda Concours 2016 - 17th of July

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  1. kiffsta

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    Presented by Club Laverda Qld Inc. (CLQ), CONCOURS is a static motorcycle display offering some 60 trophies and $2000 prize money for the best machine entered on the day. The event is one of the only of its kind in Australia, engaging exhibitors and motorcycle enthusiasts from the entire east coast and beyond.

    Major Sponsors of CONCOURS include Penrite Oil, Morgan and Wacker Harley Davidson, Brisbane Motorcycles, Team Moto Motorcycles, and Bayside Yamaha.

    This fantastic event has been presented by CLQ since 1988 and our home at Cleveland Show Grounds the result of the Story Bridge Concours (running for some 22 years) outgrowing the Kangaroo Point venue at Captain Burke Park.

    CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AND JUDGING:
    $10.00 Entry fee applies to enthusiasts wishing to enter their machines for judging and over 60 trophies and prizes including the $2000 prize money for ‘Best in Show’.

    Judging on the day is carried out by respected motorcycle enthusiasts from a variety of backgrounds. The winner of Best in Show from the previous year’s event will be a guest judge at the following years show. The judges’ decision is final. Machines entered for judging must be in running order.

    The ever-popular DYNO will also be making an appearance at CONCOURS with trophies offered for the most horsepower for machines up to 750cc, over 750cc, and V-Twin’s.

    ADMISSION:
    Admission is free to children under the age of 15 years and $10 for all other patrons. Admission includes on-site motorcycle parking.

    CHARITY:
    Proceeds on the day go towards raising money for our chosen charity, the Make A Wish Foundation. Over the past 11 years CLQ has given some $65,000 to this worthy charity. ($10,000 was the donation to Make a Wish from Concours 2015)

    INCLEMENT WEATHER:
    The success of CONCOURS each year is assured providing the weather is fair. Should wet weather prevail the event will be postponed to a date to be set. Visit us at www.clublaverdaqld.com for information regarding postponement in the days prior to the event.

    NON-ALCOHOL EVENT:
    The event is a fun family day out and as such is alcohol free. Our permit prevents us from selling alcohol to

    TRADE STALLS/CLUB DISPLAYS:
    CONCOURS attracts motorcycle trade stalls (30 approx.), motorcycle enthusiast club displays (35 approx.), and motorcycle enthusiasts both local and interstate. If you would like to be involved in the show or you know someone who would like to present their business at the event, please get in touch with our events management staff.

    ENTERTAINMENT:
    Entertainment includes a wide variety of food vendors, free face painting, kiddie’s rides, and live music provided by the popular local act, The Dave Ritter Band. The ever-popular DYNO will be there with punters given the chance to test out their machines and win prizes for the top horsepower on the day.

    At midday a Make a Wish Foundation representative makes a speech introducing a Make a Wish recipient. At 2.30 trophy presentations for the actual Concours D’Elegance winners is conducted.

    MEDIA:
    This event is very newsworthy, providing a positive spin on the motorcycling community. There will be ample opportunity for photos, video, and interviews with the ‘normal’ motorcycling community.

    CONTACT EVENT MANAGEMENT:
    Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

    Mark Strachan
    Event Manager
    0413 701 070
    mssm2@bigpond.com

    Joey Gittoes
    Concours Coordinator
    0407 738 179
    joe_gittoes@hotmail.com

    Club Laverda Qld Inc, established in 1982, is a motorcycle enthusiast club with a modest membership of 56. The aim of the club is to promote the Laverda motorcycle marque. Our goal is to share the good times.

    COMPETITION CLASSES

    Competition Classes
    • British Post 1985
    • British Pre 1985
    • Continental up to 750cc
    • Continental over 750cc
    • Japanese Post 1985
    • Japanese Pre 1985
    • American Pre Evo
    • American Post Evo
    • Best Custom
    • Judges Award for engineering excellence
    • Best Laverda
    • Rad Memorial Award for hardest ridden bike
    • Classic (pre 1945)
    • Dyno top horsepower up to 750cc
    • Dyno top horsepower over 750cc
    • Dyno top horsepower V-Twin
    • Street Special (performance modified street bikes)
    • Peoples Choice Award
    • Best Café Racer
    • Best Competition bike
    • Best Club Display
    • Best Paint
    • Best Outfit Or Trailer
    • Best British
    • Best Japanese
    • Best BMW
    • Best Ducati
    • Best Moto Guzzi
    • Best American
    • Best in Show ($2,000 prize)
    JUDGING CRITERIA

    CLUB LAVERDA CONCOURS
    This is a basic guide to how bikes entered in the Concours are judged.The Concours is a Concours d’Elegance.*

    1. Bikes are judged on their appearance. Dust or mud on a bike from the show venue will not be marked adversely, but dirt/grease etc. that dates from before the show will be.

    2. Bikes are NOT judged on originality. With the wide variety of bikes entered each year, this would be an impossible task.

    3. Obvious safety or mechanical defects will lower a bike’s score. Check your tyres and chains, and cable covers etc.

    4. When two bikes are equal in the Judge’s opinion,

    5. The Judges Award of Special Merit. This Award is for technical excellence in design or fabrication.

    A. The winner will be the bike which shows signs of being ridden.

    The Judges have a long and difficult task. Please do not make it tougher by speaking with them during judging. Your bike will be judged on its merit on the day, not on any other factor.

    The Judges decisions are final. No correspondence or discussion will be entered into by Club Laverda Qld or any associates with regard to these decisions.

    B. If both bikes have been ridden, the winner shall be that which has been ridden closer to its performance potential.

    *(def. a public exhibition and competition in which automobiles or other vehicles are judged, chiefly on the basis of elegance and beauty.)
     
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  2. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member Premium Member Dirty Wheel Club Contributing Member

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    should be a great day
     
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    I popped out there this morning with @Darren for a quick look, crowds and bike numbers were down, I guess it was due to the weather. Cool to catch up with @netbikes and @paint-your-ride


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    plenty of 250's there which was nice to see, I think bike shows have are changing from just classic Zeds, CB's and Harleys to a little bit of everything

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    A Ducati 500 parallel twin, the personification of the word Lemon. I think I am going to be sick. Those piles of garbage were sabotaged by the workers at the factory as revenge for Taglioni being sacked. Taglioni was eventually reinstated and designed the 500 V-Twin Pantah. I was buried in a million warranty claims. Here is just one story in an endless sea. I once got conned into trying to rebuild one of these piece of sh*t. This one had a broken rod, so I had the other rod crack tested, yes it was cracked too. Bought some new rods and just to be on the safe side had them crack tested. Yep, both cracked. Went to see Billy Mac and we had a laugh about it. He gave me a whole box of rods, his complete stock, to see if I could find any that weren't cracked. Guess what, all cracked. Gave them all back and bought some more from Sydney and got lucky. One of my mechanic friends showed me one that had a 17mm socket inside the clutch cover. It was a brand new bike. Crank journals ground too wide, cylinder studs stripped from the factory, loose welsh plugs in the camshafts (which caused a total loss of lubrication to the cams), ruined valve guides, head gaskets made of garbage and poorly designed etc etc

    aah I think I have recovered from the trauma of seeing that now. :)
     
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    I thought the same thing when I saw the GTL500, then there is a second picture! :oops:

    Note to mod; we need a spewing icon please.
     
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    Other than that, all good pictures. Thanks Kiff.
     
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    I popped down for a look around as well. I enjoyed it and was enjoying the sheer variety of bikes on offer. Thanks for adding the pics kiffsta
     

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