Life Members

Life Members

A Little Club History

Dave Mickle (Dec)

Dave was a member and held the position of Secretary/Treasure in the original KooWeeRup MCC way back in 1927. To honour our clubs past Dave at the grand age of 92 was awarded Life Membership at a special club function in 1996. He thanked the club for its interest in the past and for the special Plaque and Life Membership…

Noel Harvey (Dec)

Noel was a Founding member and one of the elders of the KWRMCC in it infancy. He sold Suzuki’s from his Upper Beaconsfield mechanical repairs business and had been riding motorcycles for a good part of his life. Being an active member he arranged many rides and was a good mentor to the younger less experience riders showing them many…

Wally Webster (Dec)

Wally joined the KWRMCC shortly after it’s inception and was instrumental in leading the KWRMCC further into competition events within the Gippsland Centre Motorcycle Region. He ran his own business Nar Nar Goon Sales & Service and was a well known Honda Motorcycle Dealer in the district. Wally represented our club for many years and being our delegate for the…

Lindsay Hansen

Lindsay was a Founding member and past President of the KWRMCC. Along with his brother Robert (Bob) ran KooWeeRup Motors selling Datsun’s (Now Nissan) vehicles and Suzuki motorcycles. He was largely responsible guiding the club in the early days and getting many locals bums onto motorbikes and was an enthusiastic rider and an even better salesman. Lindsay is still actively…

Gary (Chesty) Willis

Gary was the first of the younger Founding members to receive a life membership for his many years of service to the KWRMCC. Holding the position of Secretary over many many years, Gary completed his mechanical apprenticeship with KooWeeRup Motors (Suzuki Motorcycle Agents) and successfully represented the club in scrambles throughout the Gippsland Centre and other Victorian tracks. This photo…

Len (Crazy) Price

Len (better known as Crazy) was a colourful character from the day he arrived at KWRMCC. Always out spoken and involved in many club activities he was destined to become a club leader. Holding the position of President for 10 years Len was instrumental in the clubs push for Council land and the rezoning for motorsport activities. Not the most…

Ian (Horse) Price

Ian joined the club way back in 1978 as a young 18 year old on the same night as his mate Peter “Wombat” Taylor, amazingly Ian and Peter both obtained Life Membership on the same night many years later in 2004. His two wheeled love affair began on a Taz 50 Mini Bike and continues to this day but the…

Peter (Wombat) Taylor

Peter joined the KWRMCC as a young, enthusiastic and inventive motorcycle mechanic in 1978. He progressed through the KWRMCC to achieve the position of President which he held for several years. Peter setup his own business, Pakenham Yamaha and successfully managed it for many years. Heavily involved in the Enduro scene Peter helped steer the clubs involvement and successful running…

John (Spanner) Spencer

John was also a Founding member of the KWRMCC at the young age of 17 years. Purchasing his first bike (Suzuki TS125J) from Koo Wee Rup Motors (Lindsay & Bob Hansen) in 1972 and has continued riding dirt, road and adventure bikes throughout the clubs history. Becoming Club President in 1978, a position held over several years. At this stage…

Kim (Woody) Woodward

Woody was one of the 14 founding members and held the position of secretary over a number of years. Starting his riding career on a Taz mini bike down on his parents farm he quickly moved onto a Matchless 500 to satisfy the need for speed. His passion for 2strokes saw him on many Suzuki TS models through the 70’s…

John (Chezza) Cherry

John became a member of the KWRMCC way back in 1979 riding a gut wrenching Honda XL185 and quickly got involved in club activities and has held the position of club secretary. Remaining a dedicated and active member over many years, his Honda XR200 exploits on the Woods Point midnight trail rides are part of club history and will long…

Christian (Spenc) Spencer (Dec)

Christian was awarded his Life Membership Posthumously. He attended his first club meeting at 3 months of age complete with his KWRMCC jumper. Spenc became an active and valued member introducing many new members to the club with his enthusiasm for motorcycle riding and being involved in club events. Much Loved and Never Forgotten.

Wayne (Nobby) Milner

To be completed  

Wayne (Muscles) Wedlock

To be completed

Ross (Rosco) Davey

To be completed

Dave (Geek) Glover

To be completed

Daniel (Fatty) Fisher

To be completed

Neil (Ned) Kelly

To Be Completed

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