Jason Crump will be at Dust Hustle slide

City Slide at Melbourne Moto Expo

Amateur riders will be able to slide their bike around the Melbourne Showgrounds Main Arena dirt track with Troy Bayliss and Jason Crump at the biannual Moto Expo in November 2018. While Melbourne lines up for its third Moto Expo, Brisbane still hasn’t had a return event since the first and last Moto Expo in …

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Blokes join in final Babe Raid record rally

Blokes will be invited to take part in the Babe Raid rally at Dubbo in November when male and female motorcyclists are set to break up to 16 world records. Organiser Debb Geerts of 2WheelBabes says this is the final chance for Australian riders to set the records as she is moving on to other …

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First Aid for Motorcyclists expanding

First Aid For Motorcyclists courses are now available right across Australia and will soon be expanding to New Zealand, say new owners Debb and Bryan Geerts. Debb is one of the founders of 2WheelBabes which has been running Babe Raid rallies across the country since 2009. The former nurse says she is moving on from …

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Ride Against Drought Rotacyclists IFMR donate to Ride Against Drought Rotary

Rotacyclists donate to Ride Against Drought

As soon as the Rotacyclists heard of the Rotary Ride Against Drought, the International Fellowship of Motorcycling Rotarians – Australian Chapter (IFMRA) were keen to donate $500.  Members have also been challenged to join the ride from Brisbane’s Rocklea Showgrounds on 6 October 2018. Click here for more details on how everyone can join the …

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Movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Films about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Two movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price that display the guts, glory, glamour and grace of motorcycle racing have hit the big and small screens. Wayne The Wayne Gardner movie is simply called Wayne and is now screening at major cinemas. Here is the trailer for the feature-length film. As the blurb says: Wayne …

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Prototype bid for motorcycle speed record

Prototype bid for motorcycle speed record

French rider Katy Calmon will bid for a FIM 500cc motorcycle land speed record on a prototype motorcycle at a disused English RAF base this weekend (15-16 September 2018).  Katy aims to break the 1km record of 103.913mph (167.233km/h) with the prototype bike based on a Ducati 999R. Her bid will be part of the Straightliners Autumn Top Speed …

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Motorcycle stars in new Orson Welles movie The Other Side of the Wind

Motorcycle stars in new Orson Welles movie

Shortly after the low-budget film Easy Rider shook up Hollywood, venerated director Orson Welles exploited the outlaw biker image with his film The Other Side of the Wind. It was never finished, but the avant-garde movie about Hollywood has now been completed and will screen on Netflix in November. The film is one of the …

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Distinguished Gentleman's Ride ladies mental health

DGR shifts funds toward mental health

The seventh annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride on 30 September 2018 will double their allocation of funding toward mental health. Founder Mark Hawwa of Sydney says they have increased their allocation of funding toward mental health from 20% to 40% for The Movember Foundation. That means 60%, rather than 80%, will go toward prostate research. However, there should …

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American Chopper TV series on Discovery Channel

New American Chopper series revs up

One of the most popular TV series about motorcycles, American Chopper, returns to Australian TV through the Discovery Channel in October 2018. The show that featured Paul Teutul Snr and Paul Jnr building custom choppers at Orange Country Choppers started in 2002 and ran for 223 episodes over 10 years with audiences peaking at 3.4 million per …

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Meet Dakar Legend Toby Price at RIDE-KTM Adventure Days

KTM riders to meet Dakar legend Toby Price

KTM riders can meet Dakar legend Toby Price (pictured) at two of three Ride KTM Adventure Days from September-November where they can also test ride bikes. Toby will be at the Victoria event on September 23 at Three Bridges and the New South Wales event on October 14 at Belanglo. Queensland riders can meet Motonomad …

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