38th "Restore and Ride" Rally


The Coffs Harbour & District Motorcycle Restorers Club





“The Coast to the Mountains”

You are invited to the
38th “Restore and Ride” Rally,
for motorcycles, 30 years or older,
27th to 29th May 2022, at
Big 4 Sawtell Holiday Park


DOWNLOAD RALLY PROGRAM AND ENTRY FORM --- Rally Program & Entry Form (pages 6&7) (PDF)



Contact the Big 4 Sawtell Holiday Park on 6648-4485 to book in for the rally from Friday, 27th May to Sunday, 29 th May, 2022. Please let them know that you are part of the Coffs Harbour and District Motorcycle Restorers’ rally! The Big 4 Sawtell Holiday Park is a spacious caravan park located at 5 Lyons Road, Sawtell, with clubs, cafes and shops all within easy walking distance and only 8kms south of Coffs Harbour.

The park’s accommodation ranges from villas and cabins to van sites and shaded camping areas adjacent to Bonville Creek, with nature on your doorstep and with a short walk to the beach. Click on website for a photo gallery and an overview of the venue: https://www.coffscoastholidayparks.com.au/big4-sawtell-beach/


Click on website for a photo gallery and an overview of the venue:



General Rally Informationright

• The nearest fuel is at Vignes Independent Service Station at 28 Sawtell Road (on the corner of Barber Close) on the way to Coffs Harbour.
• To the South, the nearest fuel is at the Liberty Service Station, 6kms away on Pine Creek Way.
• All rides will pass a service station within 6 kms of the Big 4 Sawtell Caravan Park.

Extra bike(s) - You can bring as many as you like, but each one must be recorded on your entry form to qualify for our rally insurance. If the second (or 3rd) bike will be ridden by a rider other than yourself, a fully paid entry in the name of the rider(s) must be submitted.

Extra rally badges - These will only be available if there are badges left over after all entrants have received one. If you want one, enquire at check - in to register your request. They will be $6 each if available. There will also be collectors’ edition 36th Rally badges available for $2 for those who want to keep their badge collections complete!

Rally Routes - There are 3 principal rides organized for the rally. The Friday ride is a shake-out ride and is designed with the intention of being at a leisurely pace. The Saturday ride has two methods of reaching the lunch venue at Coutts Crossing. Both the long and short rides will leave from Sawtell Caravan Park. The shorter ride will then have a longer morning tea at Nana Glen before leaving to go to lunch at Coutts Crossing. The longer ride will leave first and have an extended route via Dorrigo and Dundarrabin before arriving for lunch at Coutts Crossing. To be eligible for judging, bikes must be ridden to Coutts Crossing. The Sunday ride is a shorter ride suitable for all categories of bikes and riders to Stuarts Point via Bowraville. A complimentary sausage sizzle lunch will be provided at Stuarts Point.


Rally Program 27/28/29rd May 2022

Friday 27th May
Registrations: This will operate from around 9am till the start of the Friday ride, then again from 5pm to 7pm that evening.

Friday Ride: (Approx. 120kms)
The Shake Out Trundle: The briefing will commence at 11.00am. The ride will then leave from Sawtell Caravan Park and go via Sawtell Road, Hogbin Drive, Arthur Street and onto the Pacific Highway heading North. A left turn then takes the route up to Bruxner Park and onto a left turn at Bucca Road and out onto the Orara Way. Heading South, there will be a right hand turn before Coramba that takes the ride up the Eastern Dorrigo Way to Ulong. At Ulong, a subsidised afternoon tea will be provided as “rider’s choice” at either the RSL club or the Ulong Cafe.

Dinner: There will be a free “Welcome BBQ” at Sawtell Caravan Park from 6.00pm to 7.00pm
for all entrants.

Saturday 28th May
Registrations: The desk will be open from 7.30am until 8.30am sharp.
BBQ Breakfast and Cereals: From 7.30am until 8.30am at Sawtell Caravan Park, $2/person prepaid.

Saturday Rides:
Long Ride: (Approx. 250kms) and Short Ride. (Approx. 190kms)
There is a choice of a Short or Long Ride. The Long Ride provides a very scenic “circular” route while the short ride is an “out and back” ride.

Saturday Long Ride (Approx. 250kms)
A few words of welcome and a briefing starting at 8.45am, the ride will leave Sawtell Caravan Park and left into Lyons Road and then onto Pine Creek Way and Giinagay Way. Then turn right onto Waterfall Way and follow it through Bellingen to Dorrigo. The Long Ride will turn right onto Tyringham Road and proceed to the T intersection with the Armidale Road. At the Armidale Road turn right and follow to Dundarrabin where there will be a light morning tea. The long ride will then continue via the Armidale Road, heading North to Coutts Crossing for

Saturday Short Ride (Approx. 190kms)
After the Long Ride has left, the Short Ride will leave from Sawtell Caravan Park and go via Sawtell Road, Hogbin Drive, then left into Harbour Drive and through Coffs Harbour centre. Then West Harbour Drive becomes Coramba Road and goes through Coramba. After Coramba, it becomes the Orara Way and goes onto Nana Glen. At Nana Glen, there will be a morning tea, before the Short Ride heads North on Orara Way and then via Armidale Road to Coutts Crossing for lunch.

Saturday Return Trip.
All riders will return to Sawtell via the Orara Way and through Coramba.

Presentation dinner:
The dinner, raffles and entertainment will be at the Sawtell RSL, within walking distance of Sawtell Caravan Park and will commence at 6.30pm. There is a courtesy bus available from the RSL on 02 66531577.

The RSL Club currently requires proof of double vaccination for entry, so do not book for dinner unless you have this proof.

The RSL Club will run a separate bar in the dining area as access to and from the dining area will be restricted due to COVID-19 regulations

If you have special dietary requirements please advise when returning the Entry Form.

Sunday 29th May
BBQ Breakfast and Cereals: From 7.30am until 8.30am at Sawtell Caravan Park, $2/person prepaid.

Briefing and Ride: (Approx 160kms)
The briefing will be at 9.15am for a 9.30am departure to Stuarts Point. The ride will leave from Sawtell Caravan Park and go via Lyons Road, Pine Creek Way and Giinagay Way to Nambucca and then via Wirrimbi Road and Rodeo Drive to Bowraville. From Bowraville, the ride will go via Wilson Road to Macksville and then out on the Old Highway and South over Warrell Creek and turn right towards Scotts Head and then right again to Stuarts Point. At Stuarts Point, there will be a free farewell sausage sizzle.

Further information
If you require further information on any aspect of the rally contact the Rally Convener, Rob
Popplewell, 02 6653 4532 or Mobile 0402 825 924 or at repopplewell@bigpond.com