Kooralbyn Valley worth the detour

The Scenic Rim and Gold Coast hinterland have a bounty of great motorcycling roads and right in the middle of it all is the pretty Kooralbyn Valley. The picturesque valley is located about 70km south of Brisbane between Beaudesert and Rathdowney. It’s the gateway to glorious riding in the Border Ranges, Lions Rd, Mt Tamborine …

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Mark Taylor passion

How a passion for dirt roads started

Readers are invited to tell us about their passion for motorbikes, their collection or their custom project. Today reader Mark Taylor tells us how his two-wheel passion started: 1969 seems a long time ago, but the magic of a late autumn day in that year is still so very clear in my mind. Australia was a …

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Panorama Motorcycle Museum grows with family

Motorcycle museum grows with family

While some motorcycle museums are closing down and selling off, there is one small, but significant, family museum that continues to build on their collection and keep their doors open in the name of a family tradition. The Panorama Motorcycle Museum 60km southwest of Brisbane includes mainly pre-war American and British bikes that grew gradually over several …

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Goondiwindi a top spot for motorcyclists

Goondiwindi, is not only the home of famed racehorse Gunsynd, but also a crossroads for six highways – Gore, Leichhardt, Barwon, Cunningham, Bruxner and the Newell. As a major crossroads, it’s a common destination or waypoint for motorcycle riders heading in virtually any direction through Queensland and New South Wales. The border town started as …

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Spectacular views on the Queensland approach to the Lions Rd - sturgis

Lions Rd one of our best biker roads

Long before State of Origin footy clashes between NSW and Queensland erupted, there was a clash of governments at the border that has yielded one of the greatest biker roads in Australia – the Lions Rd. In 1969 the NSW government rejected calls for a shortcut to link the communities of Kyogle in northern NSW …

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