Black Dog Ride, depression, dementia, mental illness, suicide, motorcycles, charity

Ken and Chloe join Black Dog Ride

Veteran dementia charity fundraisers Ken Eaton and his dog Chloe joined the recent 10th anniversary Black Dog Ride around Australia that raised more than $60,000 for depression and mental illness. BDR manager Richard Brown says 100% of funds raised will be given to community based groups and not-for-profit service providers via their new Community Grants …

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Hollywood star motorbikes for sale

Hollywood star motorbikes for sale

Imagine how much you would make the ladies swoon if you turned up for your Sunday morning ride on the bike Hollywood star Richard Gere rode in An Officer and a Gentleman! The bike is one of several included in the Icons and Legends of Hollywood sale on 25-26 September 2019 which also includes hundreds …

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Toby Price creates history as the first Australian to win the Dakar rally work week

Third Ride your Motorcycle to Work Week

The third annual Australian Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Week is on from 7-11 October 2019 and once again double Dakar Rally winner Toby Price is the event ambassador. According to the official Ride to Work Week press release, Toby says: When you ride, you’re living a little more! No one should go through life without …

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Women's relay baton crosses Australia

Women’s relay baton crosses Australia

More than 90 riders ushered the Women Riders World Relay (WRWR) into Queensland today, including the only woman who plans to ride the whole journey around the globe. Brisbane grandmother Collette Tindal Edeling, 55, says she mortgaged her house to fund the “trip of a lifetime”. She was there when the world-first all-female motorbike relay started at the northern-most …

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Women Riders World Relay baton

Baton arrives in Women Riders World Relay

The baton in the Women Riders World Relay arrived for the Australian leg yesterday with about 58 women riding out of Perth. Among them is 55-year-old Brisbane grandmother Collette Tindal (pictured above) who has so far ridden all the route, except for Indonesia. Women Riders World Relay (WRWR) is a world-first all-female motorbike relay passing a baton across 80 …

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Brisbane Bike Night Joe's Diner

Brisbane Bike Night celebrates one year

Brisbane Bike Night relocated to Joe’s Diner in Eagle Farm a year ago and to celebrate there will be a special event on Saturday 21 September 2019. The event used to be held on the first Wednesday each month at Harry’s Diner in Windsor, so when it closed, Joe’s Diner owner Steve Karagiannis decided to …

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North Upright road safety campaign police

No enforcement at police education campaign

There was “no sign of enforcement” on the first of a two-day police and emergency services motorcycle road safety education campaign with riders on the Gold Coast hinterland. The campaign continues Sunday (25 August 2019) at the Numinbah Valley School of Arts Hall from 7am-1pm, run by the Nerang Police Station and Coomera Road Policing Unit. Nerang …

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Aldi annual sale - Riders urged to support motorcycle dealers claims

Delayed Aldi motorcycle gear sale coming

The annual Aldi motorcycle gear sale, normally held in the first couple of Saturdays of August, has been delayed this year until 31 August 2019. Riders who want to snap up one of the many Aldi motorcycle bargains is advised to line up early for the store opening at 8.30am or they risk missing out. However, …

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Distinguished Gentleman's Ride Brisbane Jeff Gough fundraising

2019 DGR focuses on fundraising

The eight annual running of the successful The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride may be a little different with some rides announcing starting venues only 48 hours before the event to concentrate on fundraising efforts. Some rides will also stipulate a minimum amount from each rider, varying from about $20-$50, as either a donation or funds raised. …

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Elvis Presley Harley-Davidson Electra Glide beat

Elvis Presley’s Harley set to be most expensive

Elvis Presley’s last motorcycle, a 1972 1200cc FLH Electra Glide, will go up for sale on 31 August 2019 at Kruse GWS Auctions and is expected to set auction records. GWS Auctions believe the motorcycle is worth about $A3m. If it does, it would smash the current auction record set on Australia Day 2018 by an Australian-owned 1951 …

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