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2nd Annual Yamaha WR250R Rally, April 2018 Cessnock, NSW

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - April 29 @ 4:00 pm

Annual Yamaha WR250R Rally

RideADV and Yamaha Australia are proud to announce the date for the 2nd Annual WR250R Rally Ride with the bLU cRU in Cessnock on April 28/29 2018

Are you a fan of Yamaha’s WR250R? Then don’t miss the 2nd WR Rally, a ride with like-minded owners of the bulletproof singles.Most who have ridden the quarter litre thumper rave about its ability to go harder for longer. Whether it’s on the road or in the dirt, the WR250R have won a host of friends, including RideADV head honcho Greg ‘Giant G’ Yager and the RideADV team.

Come ride with the bLU cRU at the second annual rally. The first Yamaha WR250R Rally took place in May 2017 at Cessnock based out of Chris Watson Motorcycles and was a huge success. Given that success and the opportunity to add more track in the surrounding areas the event will again be held from Chris Watson Motorcycles, 279 Maitland Rd, Cessnock NSW 2325. The weekend will include an adventure/trail ride for WR250R riders on Sat and Sun. All rides will be lead and swept by experienced RideADV team members.

Both Friday and Saturday night will feature industry workshops and guest speakers (And this time the premises will be confirmed J) All RideADV supporters including Yamaha Australia, Adventure Moto (luggage, riding gear, safety equipment and more), Teknik Motorsport (suspension), Barkbuster Rideworx, Link International talking Pirelli and Trailboss Giant “G” Yager discussing RideADV, the ADV Australian development of the WRR, Simpson crossings and much more.


Plenty of pub and motel style accommodation are within walking distance of Chris Watson Motorcycles and the where the industry information evenings will be held with dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Recommended accommodation locations are listed below.

Event sign in will open at 3pm on Friday 27 April at Chris Watson Motorcycles under the Yamaha quickshade in the carpark until 6pm. Riders sign ons will continue at the dinner and industry workshop that evening which starts at 7pm at the TBA venue.

The Saturday and Sunday rides will leave from Chris Watson’s at 279 Maitland Rd, Cessnock at 8.00am both days. The rides will have a lunch / pub stop and maximum fuel range required will be less than 100kms so standard tanks will be fine. Saturday morning will include a BBQ breakfast at Chris Watsons between starting at 7am. Between 7am and 9am you can show off your WR for people to enjoy a look at and compare bits and bobs while Yamaha legends and ambassadors judge the bikes.

Saturdays rides will leave Chris Watson’s at 9am sharp. There will prizes and giveaways judged by Yamaha bLU cRU ambassadors for the following categories

  • Best overall WR of the Rally
  • Best WRR
  • Best Adv Setup WRRlogo-rideadv
  • Most bling on WRR
  • Highest mileage WRR
  • Furthest travelled to the ride

Cost to join the weekends rides and industry evenings is $210.00 inc GST. Recommended accommodation locations

Peden’s Hotel 13 Allandale Road Cessnock Ph. 02 4990 2699 

Cessnock Motel, 13 Allandale Road Cessnock Ph. 02 49 902699 1.2km from Peden’s Hotel

Wine Country Motor Inn, 5 Darwin Street Cessnock Ph. 02 4993 2999 650m walk from Peden’s Hotel

Comfort Inn Cumberland, 57 Cumberland Street Cessnock Ph. 02 4990 6633 same block as Peden’s

Australian Hotel Pub Style, 136 Wollombi Road Cessnock Ph. 02 4990 1256 1.1km from Peden’s Hotel

Camping and caravan spots are available at the Cessnock Caravan Park or the Cessnock Showground.IMG_7456

To register go to the bottom of the page and click on the “Sign Me Up” link under the bLU cRU image. Any questions please contact Greg Yager on 0499 089715 or email info@rideadv.com.au for more information.

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April 27 @ 5:00 pm
April 29 @ 4:00 pm
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0499 089715


Chris Watson’s Motorcycles
279 Maitland Road
Cessnock, New South Wales 2325 Australia
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