Lake McDonald man Glenn Delony was holidaying with family when he received a late-night phone call that his $60,000 custom motorcycle had been stolen.
Lake McDonald man Glenn Delony was holidaying with family when he received a late-night phone call that his $60,000 custom motorcycle had been stolen.

Holiday ends in $60k disaster for motorcyclist

A five-week holiday has ended in a $60,000 disaster for a Lake Macdonald motorcyclist.

Glenn Delony was holidaying with family late last month when he received a late-night phone call from his neighbour.

His house had been broken into and his $60,000 custom-made motorcycle had been stolen.

“My neighbour told me he heard it roaring down the street,” Mr Delony said.

Lake Macdonald man Glenn Delony was holidaying with family when he received a late-night phone call that his $60,000 custom motorcycle had been stolen.
Lake Macdonald man Glenn Delony was holidaying with family when he received a late-night phone call that his $60,000 custom motorcycle had been stolen.

Mr Delony said while the bike was a huge loss, his biggest concern was thinking about uninvited strangers in his house.

“The bike I can replace, it’s about someone being in your residence,” he said.

Mr Delony phoned police in the hope of catching the offenders, who smashed a garage door window to get in.

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With a candy apple red paint job, and a registration plate that reads WOGS, he was hopeful someone would have recognised the head-turning bike.

Cooroy police officer Senior Constable Christopher Murrill said when offenders could not find the key, they used an “unknown” tool to start the motorcycle and rode off towards Lake Macdonald Dr.

Lake Macdonald man Glenn Delony was holidaying with family when he received a late-night phone call that his $60,000 custom motorcycle had been stolen.
Lake Macdonald man Glenn Delony was holidaying with family when he received a late-night phone call that his $60,000 custom motorcycle had been stolen.

After 10 years of joyful weekend cruising, Mr Delony had only recently decided to advertise the bike for sale.

He assumed whoever stole the bike had seen it advertised online.

The bike lover wasn’t holding on to much hope of ever riding his pride and joy again.

As far as he was concerned, such a unique bike was hardly going to be ridden around town anytime soon.

Police are investigating.


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