Melton Shire – Harry Houdini Festival of Flight – marking 100 years

Date:       Sunday 21st March 2010

Time:     10 00 – 10 15 am

Start:      Watergardens (Sydenham) Railway Station

Distance:  18 klms

Level:        Easy,  any bike, Families welcome,  some Highway riding

Cost:       Free

Description:       Join us as we investigate the significance of the first flight by Harry Houdini exactly 100 years ago.        We will ride along the Melton- Keilor Highway to Plumpton Road and then to the plaque commerating Houdini’s achievement. 

Then it is on to the Houdini Festival of Flight run by Melton Shire council at the Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve in Plumpton Rd.  Lots of entertainment and activities from 11 am till 4 pm.  Stay as long as you please.

Contact:    Stuart    9364 2956

 Report:       10 riders enjoyed a very pleasant ride to the plaque for a photo stop and then  on to a very imaginative festival by Melton Shire Council for more photos with some very antique bikes.  A swift tail wind carried us home.

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