The Rally

I had decided that after my 110 year old Olds achieved her almost 3000 mile trip across America during 2013, I would bring her out only on special occasions during the summer months and perhaps the Brighton Run in November.

But then again I thought she seemed nicely run in and I started to consider whether she should have the opportunity to test her mettle again.

Last year I heard about the Adelaide to Darwin Veteran Car Run that traverses Australia from south to north through the Outback during August 2014 but I didn’t even consider the event for the Olds. All of the other entrants are in much more modern veterans, more powerful, more cylinders and capable of a higher MPH than my 1904, 7 HP single cylinder vehicle. Then in a fit of madness I calculated the daily mileage and discovered that on most days the mileage is similar to some of the long days we endured in the USA. And the end-result – I ENTERED.  So here we go again!!!

One Response to “The Rally”

  1. geoff wall says:

    Had a nice evening in the Birdwood hotel chatting :)

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