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Ebay auction - Bid to spend the day in the life of a bikie

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Kaer, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. The ebay ad :

    http://tinyurl.com/nlnf3

    The news.com.au article.

    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,19887142-1242,00.html


    Bidding to be a bikie
    From:

    July 24, 2006


    IT is a Sydney tour with a difference that is guaranteed to leave some morbidly fascinated and others simply disgusted.

    The Comanchero Motorcycle Club is auctioning off a day in the life of a bikie.

    But it is also promoting the chance to visit the scene of one of Australia's bloodiest bikie wars - the Milperra Massacre - with the club that lost four members at the Viking Tavern on Father's Day in 1984.

    Also killed were two men from rival gang the Bandidos and teenager Leanne Walters, an innocent bystander shot in the face with a .357 Magnum.



    The club offers the possibility of a visit to the massacre scene as part of the sales pitch for the eBay auction, which has a reserve of $2000.

    "If someone wants to do that - a ghoul's tour - then, yeah, that's OK," spokesman Charlie Graham said.

    "What happened at Milperra is still a mystery to people, still to this day."

    While yet to attract a single bid as of yesterday, the club has guaranteed 50 per cent of the final bid will be donated to the cystic fibrosis unit at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

    "We could've done this as a business for ourselves but one of our members' 10-year-old daughter, Sarah, has cystic fibrosis and we thought, 'Why not give half to a charity?'," Mr Graham said.

    "Maybe people are going to say this is a cover for something but we were touched by what we saw with Sarah and what she needed so we thought we could also raise money to help those like her."

    The highest bidder will not be allowed near the Comanchero clubhouse but Mr Graham said they would spend eight hours riding with three to four club members, visiting their haunts.

    "This will be a magical mystery tour - who knows where we'll end up?" he said.

    "If you want you could play a prank on a friend with us where you send us to their house and, when they answer, we tell them 'you owe (the highest bidder) $20' and then you jump out from behind us. You know, just little pranks like that. We're all for s**t-stirring, as long as no one gets hurt.

    "It's for a good cause. OK, we do get something out of it but if someone puts in a decent price, we'll make a show of it."
     
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  2. I'm guessing that alot of people would be put off by the idea of being picked up by a bikie gand and taken off for a ride...
     
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  3. You certainly wouldn't want to try and renege if you were the successful bidder... :LOL:
     
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  4. Re: Ebay auction - Bid to spend the day in the life of a bik

    :LOL:


    I can definetly think of better things to spend 2 grand on.
     
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  5. The last thing that they will do if you renege is to threaten you with legal action.
     
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  6. bit of an odd thing to auction, especially with a 2G reserve.
     
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  7. reminds me of those guys that auctioned off a "night out with the boys"... said they were big party guys or something??

    weird none the less :eek:
     
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