BLESSING OF THE BIKES – FRIDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2016 (Grand Final Public Holiday)
A tradition of old from Europe to have your motorcycle blessed by a priest, a prayer for safe travel and to celebrate the warmer weather with a ride out!
Join us for our very own Blessing Of The Bikes, celebrate the start of the warmer weather and safe travel the right way, with a ride through the Macedon Ranges and Goldfields regions. A great way to raise awareness for Motorcycle safety and pray for safe travel together.
This is a FREE event – lunch and dinner specials available at Moto Bean & The Governor’s Cafe.
ITINERARY (Maps provided on the day):
12:30pm – Meet at Moto Bean Coffee Roasters in Malmsbury (50 Clowes St, Malmsbury 3446), grab a bite to eat and a coffee; check out the eye candy, assemble in designated area (sign posted on the day)
1:30pm – Bikes will be blessed by Father Joe Ruys with holy water (Lady of Our Rosary Kyneton) & Pastor Simon Burnett (Baptist Church Kyneton) will host a short prayer and scripture reading, the local Kyneton Police will give a short speech on road safety and local Ron will honor our cultural ancestors by aknowledging the traditonal owners of the land (great chance to check out his didgeridoo made out of a motorcyle exhaust!).
2.00pm - Ride out will commence on a favorite route of Lachy and Calum's through the Macedon Ranges and Goldfields Region, led by Lachy from Moto Bean and Calum from The Gov themselves! (detailed maps provided)
3:00pm – Arrive at The Governors Cafe @ The Old Castlemaine Gaol. Beers, snacks and coffee will be held in their ‘Mess Hall’ which seats up to 150 people - stay on for their Burgers and Beers - it's definitely worth it!!
Tickets are free, but please register your group here so we can accomodate numbers.