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2017 AGM Journey

Submitted by John_Cook on Thu, 01/06/2017 - 6:30pm

I had planned a four day circuitous ride which involved visiting friends in Wodonga, Sydney and Nowendoc before arriving at Wauchope around noon on Monday, 22 May.  Put plainly, the weather forecasts for the Friday and Saturday were simply ghastly, so I simplified my plan.  I left Montrose mid afternoon on the Friday and got some light drizzle as I rode the Black Spur

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MELBURNIANS ASKED TO TAKE PART IN VACCINATION TRIAL AGAINST HEART DISEASE/STROKE

Submitted by John_Cook on Fri, 21/04/2017 - 2:02pm

Greg has asked me to post this on the website regarding reserach on heart disease Stroke:

Melburnians are taking part in a world first trial that could see a simple one-off vaccination protect against heart attack and stroke.

The trial, which started late last year, aims to determine whether the pneumococcal vaccine can reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke by up to 20 per cent. Observational studies indicate the injection can lead to a 17% protection against cardiovascular disease, but this is the first large scale study to be conducted.

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Ulysses Club Road Safety Committee December 2016 Newsletter

Submitted by John_Cook on Tue, 20/12/2016 - 8:46am

 

The Road Safety Committee reminds members that with Christmas time, can come extra challenges on the road. We remind everyone to be extra careful, to ride like the cars can't see us, to take it slow, and to simply be extra vigilant of what other vehicles are doing. We'd especially like all members to ride and arrive safely.

Some points to consider when riding during the holiday period.

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10 Melbourne Branch Odyssey at Nagambie 7 - 9 October 2016

Submitted by John_Cook on Tue, 18/10/2016 - 4:34pm

After much planning and anticipation the day finally arrived.  We were blessed with good riding weather and a small group met Kris and me at Lilydale for the ride up to the Odyssey at Nagambie.   We headed north up the tree lined Castella Street past the old theatre, made our way past Yarra Glen and on up the Melba

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