SPECIAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE MEETING
We have an amazing opportunity to hear from Wiebe Wakker, the
man who left the Netherlands, back in 2016, on a mission to drive
his converted electric car (the Blue Bandit) to Sydney, Australia.
Wiebe has been in Australia, traveling around our beautiful country,
for about 7 months, and he is now in Adelaide.
Wiebe has offered to show a presentation and talk to us about his
EV-escapades around the world.
We are also honoured to have David
(Dave the Beaver) speaking to us about his journey on his
Solartrike II from Europe to Australia
held at the Vogue Theatre (Northern Function Room) - 25 Belair Rd,
Kingswood SA 5062.
The Function Room hire cost
was waved for this meeting - Thank you to the Vogue Theatre
Monday Night - February 4th, 2019
Wiebe's EV (the Blue Bandit) was
on display in the northern carpark of the Vogue
Theatre from around 7pm.
A meal with Wiebe...
a meal with Wiebe prior to the meeting at Caffe Buongiorno (212
Belair Rd, Mitcham) from 5:30pm.
meal was supplied free by Caffe Buongiorno Management (Thank you
Neville and staff).
After the meeting, tea and coffee and
a plate of food to share. - Thank you.
There was a great array of food - some supplied
by the Vogue Function Room Catering Team - Thank you Heather.
Even though Wiebe had not asked us for any money for his
presentation, we asked
for a gold coin donation from all those
present, so that Wiebe could by
a new pair of shoes!
the generosity of those 40 people present, Wiebe and David ended up
sharing just over $400.
The video of both presentations will be available on the Members
Eric's Introduction to Wiebe...
Wiebe left the Netherlands in March 2016 in an electric car,
the "Blue Bandit",
with Sydney as his destination on the other side of the
I understand you borrowed the car from a friend!
Wiebe has so far crossed 33 countries in around 1055 days
covering nearly 90,000 Km.
Wiebe travels with very little money and relies on the
generosity of people along the way, supplying food, accommodation
and charging of the EV, which actually determines the route of his
Tonight we joined Weibe for a meal at Caffe Buongiorno and I
would like to thank the owner of the restaurant for supplying
Weibe's meal at no cost. Also I would like to thank the Vogue
Theatre management for supplying us with the use of this Function
Room at no cost.
Wiebe doesn't normally ask for donations of money, but
tonight we are asking everyone for a small gold coin donation, which
we will be giving to Wiebe so that he can get a new pair of shoes.
to Weibe's website and social media:
Introduction to David ...
David otherwise known as (Dave the Beaver) is speaking to us about
his journey on his Solartrike II from Switzerland to Australia.
Unfortunately David hasn't been able to bring his Solartrike II to
this meeting due to a couple of technical problems.