WIN A TOUR WITH HEAVY DUTY AROUND TASSIE with michelin commander II & heavy duty!
HEAVY DUTY and Michelin Australia are offering one lucky reader the chance to win an all-expenses paid weekend ride through the Apple Isle, in the company of the HEAVY DUTY crew!
Friday: One lucky winner will fly to Hobart on Friday afternoon. Richardson’s Harley-Davidson will supply a late model Harley-Davidson fitted with Michelin Commander II tyres. We will then ride to the summit of Mt Wellington (weather permitting). Accommodation will be at one of a select hotel. We meet at the bar prior to dinner at one of Hobart’s best restaurants.
Saturday: We head north to picturesque New Norfolk for breakfast, before turning west onto the Lyell Highway, gateway to the rugged West Cost. En route we visit the Derwent Bridge pub for lunch, and then ride down a spiraling road with over 90 corners intow Queenstown (once the world’s richest mining town, with its eerie lunar landscape). Finally our overnight stop in Strahan includes dinner at the Hamer Hotel, who are famous for their Tasmanian seafood menu.
Sunday: We depart for Launceston via Zeehan and the winding Murchison Highway before diving into some interesting side roads belwo Devonport. Late on Sunday afternoon we arrive in Launceston, return our bikes to Richardson’s Harley-Davidson and book into our hotel for a farewell dinner.
Monday: We depart from Launceston taking some very happy memories of one of Australia’s most iconic destinations – a place tailor made for riding Harleys!
So, what are you waiting for? Get into it, someone will win this great prize. Why not you!
Terms and conditions 1. To enter entrants must name a feature of the Michelin Commander II tyre. 2. Answers must be posted on the form on HEAVY DUTY issues 140 and 141. 3. Entrants may enter as many times as they like, provided entry is on the official form in HEAVY DUTY. 4.All previous entries received via our Facebook page for 25 words or less, up to May 7, will be automatically included in the draw. 5.This competition is open to Australian residents only. 6. Winner will be selected/drawn by the editor of HEAVY DUTY Magazine and announced September 30, 2015. 7.The competition of a draw of luck. The first entry drawn will be the prize winner. The judges decision is final and no further correspondence will be entered into. 8.Winner must hold a full Australian motorcycle license, or nominate a rider with a full Australian motorcycle license. 9. The motorcycles used for the Tassie ride are at the discretion of the Richardson Harley-Davidson dealership. 10.Winner must be available to travel to Tasmania the first or second week of November 2015, subject to change. Should these dates be unsuitable, alternatives may be offered, at the discretion of HEAVY DUTY Magazine. 11.Total value of prize is approximately $5000. 12.The route chosen will only be altered should it be deemed necessary by the organisers. This may be required in circumstances such as road closures, or severe weather. 13. Terms and conditions form part of the competition and a subject to change without notice.
HEAVY DUTY has recently published three beautifully produced large-format books featuring some of the very best bikes we've featured over the years.
BOOK ONE: CLASSIC HARLEYS
Harley-Davidson has been building stunning motorcycles since 1903. With a rich and vibrant history that extends over 110 years, Harley-Davidson have a plethora of outstanding and rare motorcycles that HEAVY DUTY has had the privilege to feature. This book showcases a careful selection of some of the more collectable motorcycles featured in the magazine over the last five years.
BOOK TWO: STREET HARLEYS
This book showcases a selection of some of the more fascinating Street Harley custom bikes that HEAVY DUTY has featured over the years, and highlights a broad spectrum of engineering modifications, alterations, adaptations and cosmetic changes that typify the passion that the brand inspires.
BOOK THREE: WILD CUSTOMS
There are customs and then there are WILD customs. In this, our third book of our Best Of HEAVY DUTY series, we have collected a dozen of the most eye-popping examples of how far one can go with a vivid imagination and some engineering nous.
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