Lions TT ride

Should Lions TT go ahead in 2017?

Lions TT foundation members are considering the future of the event for 2017, amid concerns about disorganisation and the cancellation of the event this year. The Lions TT Motorcycle Festival has had a chequered history since the first event in 2014 was cut short after crashes, the second ear was rained out and last year …

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Obi Obi Motorcycle Show

Obi Obi Motorcycle Show returns in 2017

The Obi Obi Motorcycle Show will return in 2017 after a successful inaugural year event attracting more than 1000 people and almost 100 motorcycles on show. Organiser Steve Walker says the funds raised will help the ongoing upkeep of the 103-year-old community hall on the motorcycle-friendly Obi Obi Rd. “It was such a success that we are …

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Compass Expeditions tours screened on TV

Compass Expeditions tours screened on TV

Two mini-series about riding across Siberia and the length of Africa with Australian-based international motorcycle travel company Compass Expeditions are coming to 7 Mate. The four one-hour shows, narrated by Charley Boorman, will screen on Saturdays in mid-January through to early February 2017. While Charley didn’t ride in the Beyond Siberia and Beyond Sahara tours, …

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toy run

2016 motorcycle Toy Run season kickstarts

Hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists around the world are gearing up for the annual toy run season, delivering charity and goodwill to those who need it most. If you have a toy run organised in your town or city, please feel free to post the information on our Facebook page or email it to us …

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British 1933 Brough SS80 australia

Bargain British Broughs at auction

A pair of highly-desirable British Brough Superior motorcycles from the early 1930s are the highlight of the Shannons Melbourne Summer Auction on December 5. Brough motorcycles have been setting record prices of more than half-a-million dollars overseas yet these are estimated to sell for under $100,000. Already there is international buyer interest. The price-limiting factor …

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Melbourne Moto Expo holiday expos

Moto Expos planned for 2017 and 2018

The 2017 Moto Expo will return to Sydney next year with Moto Expos in Brisbane in early 2018 and Melbourne in November 2018. The announcement of the Sydney event was made today at the opening of Melbourne Motorcycle Expo. Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Tony Weber said the 2017 event would again be run by Troy Bayliss Events. …

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Sons of Anarchy Mayan chopper

Sons of Anarchy bike on auction

A bike used in the Sons of Anarchy TV series as well as several other TV shows is going up for auction this weekend along with several other celebrity bikes. The Dan Kruse Classics auction will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, starting Friday November 25, 2016 (1pm local time). The …

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Harley-Davidson Livewire The Biggest brands to launch the latest Bikes at Moto Expo 2016

Harley-Davidson Livewire at Moto Expo

Visitors at the 2016 Moto Expo in Melbourne will get their first glimpse of the future as Harley-Davidson sees it with their electric Livewire motorcycle. It is the first time the bike has been shown in Australia. However, a production model is still some years away. The Moto Expo which starts tomorrow (November 25-27, 2016) will …

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1912 Flying Merkel Twin at Las Vegas auction

Highlights of Las Vegas motorcycle auction

The seventh Bonhams’ Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction is expected to again feature some highly desirable bikes and paraphernalia, as well as attracting record prices. In the past, the annual January auction has featured bikes belonging to Easy Rider stars, photos from Ewan McGregor’s and Charley Boorman’s Long Way Down, Mike Hailwood race bikes, Evel Knievel bikes …

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