With an active membership, the Mt Lindesay branch is situated in South East Queensland.
Most of our members reside in and around the Logan area, the eastern side of Ipswich and southern regions of Brisbane.
Our branch of Ulysses Club Inc. was formed on the 3rd February 1998 with Carl Phillip (Boris) as the first president.
We have our regular social meetings each month, on the second Tuesday, at the Browns Plains Tavern, 64 Browns Plains Road Browns Plains, in the function room at 7.30pm.
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About Ulysses Club Inc.
Ulysses are a social club for motorcyclists over the age of 40. We are among the largest organisation of this kind in Australia.
Membership of the Club is open to any person, subject to the National Committee approval, who has attained the age of 40 years and holds a current motorcycle licence. Additionally, the spouse of regular partner of a member, who has also attained the age of 40 years may also be admitted as a member upon application. There is only one kind of membership, full individual membership. Any type of bike is welcome.
The aims of the Club
• To provide ways in which older motorcyclists can get together for companionship and mutual support
• To show by example that motorcycling can be an enjoyable and practical activity for riders of all ages
• To draw attention of public and private institutions to the needs and views of older riders
How it all began
The Ulysses Club for older motorcyclists, the largest organization of its kind in Australia, is now a familiar part of this country's riding scene. The original suggestion for a club for over 50's motorcyclists was put forward in a letter by Stephen Dearnley published in the
August 1983 issue of Bike Australia.Stephen had initially responded to some comments by 'Wrench McTaggart', aka Grant Roff, who had suggested to an over 50's rider; "Hasn't anyone ever told you about growing old gracefully ..."
This drew two significant responses: one from Rob Hall, a reader at Albion Park NSW, who suggested the present name and motto for the club: the other from Peter Thoeming, then the editor of Bike Australia who sketched the logo and offered support from his magazine if Stephen could get the club off the ground. This was done at an inaugural meeting in Sydney on 6th December, 1983 when the five people present approved a basic constitution and the Ulysses Club was duly formed. From that tenuous beginning it has never looked back and the club now boasts a large and extensive network of members throughout Australia.