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Ducati Club 40th aids spinal research

Ducati Monster 1200 S Stripe
Ducati Monster 1200 S

You could win a Ducati Monster 1200 S and help the Ducati Owners Club of Victoria celebrate their 40th anniversary while also raising money for the Victorian Spinal Cord Service.

The bike is worth $26,000 and was donated at cost price by Frasers and Mornington Ducati are providing riding gear at a discounted rate as secondary prizes, says club president Garry Elphinstone.

Tickets are $30 and net proceeds will be donated to the Victorian Spinal Cord Service at Austin Health. Click here to buy tickets.

“We are donating to the SCI as they often treat motorcyclists and are in need of some funds to upgrade facilities,” he says.

The Ducati Owners Club of Victoria has about 500 members, is one of the oldest in the world and is very active.

Garry says they organise daily, mid-week and weekend rides, two or three track days a year, barbecues and the annual Festival of Italian Motorcycles which is on this Sunday at the Piazza Italia in Carlton.

“I think last year we held 40 events over the year, including an eight-day tour of Tasmania.

Other special 40th Anniversary events include:

  • DOCV 40th Anniversary Book Launch (15 November)
  • Annual Dargo overnighter and black tie dinner (26-27 November)
  • 40th Anniversary Monster Raffle draw (20 December)

A range of merchandise is also available for members to show their support for the club’s 40th anniversary.

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