If you are looking for some affordable, restored classics you can ride away, there are seven on the block at the upcoming Shannons Sydney Winter Auction on August 26 – most with ‘no reserve’.

Ride away on classic motorcycles

If you are looking for some affordable, restored classics you can ride away, there are seven on the block at the upcoming Shannons Sydney Winter Auction on August 26 – most with ‘no reserve’. The highlight for British motorcycle enthusiasts is a 1970 650cc Triumph Bonneville T120R (photo above), presented in restored condition and expected to …

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Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works wins Battle of the Kings

ANZ Harley dealers in global custom battle

Aussie and Kiwi Harley-Davidson dealers will compete in the annual global Battle of the Kings custom bike competition for the second year in a row. Last year, Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works represented the countries with a 2018 Roadster they turned into a track racer, complete with mini fairing. Some 26 Australian and New Zealand dealers will again take on dealers …

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Honda CB750 features at Laverda Concours

The venerable Honda CB750 will be a highlight of the 31st annual Laverda Concours which includes free entry for concours motorcycles. The Laverda Concours is the biggest and best motorcycle show in Queensland and one of the biggest in the nation. The concours gets its name from Club Laverda Queensland who began the show in 1982 with …

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singing up for women's world rally

Aussie women signing up for world rally

Registrations have opened for the Australian leg of the Women Riders World Relay 2019 with 150 signing up in the first day. Click here to check out the 13-day route from Perth across the bottom of Australia and up the east coast on the day 180 of the rally. Aussie relay ambassador Christi Hartwig is expecting …

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Nabiac museum expands horizons

Nabiac Motorcycle Museum expands horizons

The National Motorcycle Museum in Nabiac, NSW, is expanding its horizons to include some veteran cars and classic toys to attract a wider variety of visitor. However, don’t think motorcycles are being abandoned. Five years ago when I last visited the museum on the Central Coast of NSW they had 800 motorcycles. Now they have …

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100-year-old board trackers revived for Sons of Speed on Discovery Turbo TV channel

100-year-old board trackers revived

Veteran chopper builder Billy Lane has revived 100-year-old board track racing to the US for the TV series Sons of Speed. The series will be shown on Australia’s Discovery Turbo channel Sunday June 23 and 30, 2019, at 8.30pm. There are not a lot of motorcycle shows on TV, so this is a welcome show. …

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Major motorcycle events set to compete

Riders will be spoilt for choice this November as two major motorcycle events compete in NSW. The events will be run over consecutive weekends, stretching the motorcycle industry resources. Meanwhile, the Melbourne Moto Expo returns next year as other states are missing out altogether. Competing events The Moto Expo has been held in Sydney and …

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Black Dog Ride in America future

Riders assured of Black Dog Ride future

The future of Black Dog Ride Australia (BDRA) events to raise awareness and funds for mental health issues is assured, despite recent staff, funding and cost problems, the organisation says. BDRA sent an email to all followers this week admitting the organisation has been “in a state of flux” since the retirement of founder Steve …

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2016 Triumph Bonneville family recalled over fire risk assault

RACQ Motorfest honours Bonneville 60th

Sixty years down the road and the Triumph Bonneville motorcycle is as trendy and popular as ever among riders including celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Pink, Tom Hardy, George Clooney, Bruce Springsteen and David Beckham. To mark the model’s 60th anniversary, this year’s RACQ Motorfest on July 14 at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, will honour …

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Indian Motorcycle Parade record

Indian riders attempt parade record

Australian Indian Motorcycle owners will next year attempt to set a world parade record for the most Indian motorbikes. Registrations recently opened for the event on 9 May 2020 and already there are 150 riders who have signed up, says event organiser Christine Keeble. Christine says there will be “a special offer for extra goodies …

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