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Breakfast run to Mt. Wilson
12th November 2000

Well as predicted it rained. Was it a problem? ... NOPE!

We had a good turnout of people and even had a previous frenzy 1 & 2 attendee turn up un-announced. Who remembers Bob Havard? Somehow Bob 'slipped through the cracks' .. but there he was with partner. Glad to see him again! (BTW he's a pilot as well!) =)

Along with Jacky and I were Tim, Huey and family, Barry and Jenny, Jim (and his brother in a 944), Paul (minus family) and for the first time Chris and Jacqui in their delightful 'lagoon green' (blue!) S4.

Kathy Whyms had over 50 Porsche's and 100 people booked to attend the PCNSW Breakfast run.

The roads were dry till we started the climb up Kurrajong Heights. Past the fixed (and well sign-posted) 'revenue' camera, the fog began rolling in closely followed by rain and more rain. After being made to wait outside the Tulip Tea Room till 10:00am (we were 40 mins early) brekky was finally laid on. The usual suspects of croissants, fruit salad with yoghurt, bacon and eggs, toast and hot brewed coffee. Our hosts were thanked for their culinary efforts and shortly thereafter we were politely asked to vacate the premises! .. ahh well ... business is business I suppose.

We decided to drive on to Mt. Victoria then to Leura via Cliff Drive. This is a highly recommended drive but not so good when foggy .. and .. it was! Coffee and cake at Leura was followed by a hectic drive down the 'Great Western dodgem car track' back home.

The RAAF Base at Glenbrook was having an open day and as we drove past above us we heard the rumbling sound of a low flying multi-engined aircraft. It turned out to be a beautifully restored old RAAF Neptune maritime reconnaissance aircraft performing low passes over the area .. it was quite a sight!!!

Great day, great company .. great cars!

the kristallgünmetallicLeonard Zech '85 S kristallgrünmetallic