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The Urquhart Caravan Park is one of the best CAMP SITES for the bikers rallies in the country.We do how ever invites you all to join us.

REV UP your Engines and prepare yourselves as Strawdogs MC will be pulling into town next weekend for their annual biker rally.

This is the club's 33rd rally and their third time visiting Graaff-Reinet and bringing some welcomed activity to the city.

Shawn Martlouw, president of Strawdogs MC (Joburg), says they are excited for the annual event as they have a lot in store for adrenaline lovers of the community.

“Graaf Reinet is a central meeting place for Strawdogs members in Gauteng, the Western Cape and the Eastern Cape, as well as members of several other clubs. We come here every year because of the infrastructure that the place has and also because the authorities are accomodating. That includes the Municipality, traffic and provincial authorities THE COMMUNITY to whom we are truly greatful,” says Martlouw.

He quipps that the club is excited to once again help boost the tourism industry of the quaint little dorpie and have some of the proceeds donated to the poor community in the form of food parcels and blankets.

Activities kick off on Friday when 2500 plus bikers check in at the Urquhart caravan park site and surrounding B&Bs.

On Saturday there will be a mass ride through thw town which kicks off at 10am. This procession will go through Caledon street up to Main road and into Umazizakhe, Makweta, Acasia, Vink, Narsing, Day hospital, PE road, Church str and will ends back at Caledon street infront of Spar. Here the street will come alive with trained tricksters showing off burn outs and wheelies.

Lastly the Drags will no longer take place at the airstrip, but has been moved to Murraysburg pad.

The rally ends on Sunday.