DayGlo Queensland Police witnesses single

Third Queensland rider dies in past week

A third Queensland rider has died in the past week after a 32-year-old man hit a tree on his motorcycle at 1.30am today in Forest Lake. Police Forensic Crash Unit investigations say he was travelling west on Johnson Road when he “failed to negotiate a left-hand bend, left road and collided with a tree”. “The …

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Adults motorcycle helmet law

Another state may allow helmet-less adults

There soon may be another state in the US that allows adults to choose for themselves whether they wear a motorcycle helmet or not. Missouri recently voted to repeal both its helmet and abortion laws, although the former is yet to be signed off by the Governor. If it does, there will be 19 states …

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Riders dies after intersection collision

Riders dies after intersection collision

A 43-year-old rider has passed away in hospital overnight after being involved in a collision with a ute at a Kingaroy intersection yesterday (23 May 2019). Police Forensic Crash Unit investigations indicate that the rider was heading east on Haly St about 1.50pm when his bike collided with the passenger side of a Ford utility …

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Wheelchair rider Boris Ivančić  seeks badges, patches

Wheelchair rider seeks badges, patches

A Croation rider who was sidelined into a wheelchair in 2008 by an incurable muscle weakness disease is calling for help to collect motorcycle badges, patches, stickers and flags. Boris Ivančić says he has been a rider since his teens, but contracted Lou Gehrig’s disease and has not been able to ride for the past 11 …

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Melbourne Council draft transport motorcycle parking conspiracy theory transport spokesman Cr Frances Gilley

Footpath parking ban a ‘conspiracy theory’

Claims that the Melbourne Council Draft Transport Plan will reduce motorcycle parking in the city is a conspiracy theory, says transport spokesman Cr Frances Gilley (above). However, he does admit they will restrict some footpath parking in the short term with a long-term option of removing all motorcycles from CBD footpaths. In the meantime, he …

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stolen motorcycles

Four alleged stolen motorcycles recovered

Four allegedly stolen motorcycles have been recovered and 118 people charged on 342 offences following a four-day police operation in Logan, south of Brisbane. This follows similar police operations in Victorian and NSW last month where police seized 11 stolen motorbikes under investigations into motor vehicle theft and rebirthing. In Queensland, Operation Romeo-Velodrome ran over two …

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Stolen 1959 AJS 7R 350

Have you seen this stolen AJS motorcycle?

Have you seen this valuable and unique-looking black 1959 AJS 7R 350 motorcycle with a white fairing? It was stolen from a house on Wangandary Rd, Wangaratta, some time between April 13 and May 10. Wangaratta Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for help to locate the distinctive motorbike. Post-war AJS 7R 350cc single-cylinder motorcycles are valuable, …

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DayGlo Queensland Police witnesses mick road safety week single 70

Rider aged 70 passes away after crash

A 70-year-old Brisbane man has passed away in Royal Brisbane Hospital over night after falling off his motorcycle yesterday afternoon. Queensland Police Forensic Crash Unit officers say the rider was heading north on Canvey Road, Upper Kedron, about 1.15pm (16 May 2019) when he “lost control of the motorbike”. He was transported to the Royal …

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VALLKREE e-bike e-bikes

Should e-bikes be classed as motorcycles?

The real boom in electric vehicles is in pedal-assisted e-bikes which are being used as commuters. But are they bicycles or motorcycles? The question is now being asked by legislators, bicycle and motorcycle industry representatives. In fact, the Union Cycliste Internationale and FIM are fighting over who can race in cycling and motorised categories as …

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280km/h Kawasaki NT POlice

280km/h Kawasaki rider still on the run

A rider who evaded Northern Territory Police and sped away at up to 280km/h on a Kawasaki ZX-10R is still on the run. NT Police say a motorcycle cop tried to intercept the rider when he noticed the false “XPLOD” plate on the back of the black-and-green Kwaka on about 9am on Monday (13 May …

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