Indian Collection

American motorcycle collection for sale

An important collection of classic American motorcycles has joined an Australian speed-record-holding 1951 Vincent Black Lightning heading for auction in January. The New England collection of Indian, Harley-Davidson, Henderson and Excelsior comes from the private collection of noted businessman James Jalbert. It will be part of Bonhams’ world-renowned Las Vegas motorcycle auction on January 25. …

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Melbourne Toy Run 40th anniversary

Melbourne Toy Run hits 40th milestone

Up to 10,000 people are expected to participate in the 40th annual Melbourne Motorcycle and Classic Car Toy Run on Sunday (December 17, 2017) at Tabcorp Park in Melton. Victorian Motorcycle Council chairman Rob Salvatore says the “traditional annual motorcycle charity toy run is an institution in Melbourne”. He estimates that more than 200,000 have …

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Greg Hirst obituary Greg Hirst Temporary Australians

Final Temporary Australians screens

The final series of Temporary Australians premieres on Saturday January 27 2018 on 7mate at 10am with a special tribute to the late Greg Hirst. The TV series was started in 2008 by “Hirsty” who passed away on June 6, 2017, from complications after surgery. Thousands attended his funeral in western Sydney. Greg was a …

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Ricondi recommends tight leathers Andrew Smart

Get free stuff at Ricondi store opening

Riders will get discounts and free stuff at the official opening tomorrow (December 9, 2017) of Brisbane-based Ricondi Motorcycle Apparel. Founder Andrew Smart started the company a few years ago making and set up in a small room above a motorcycle mechanic, but has now moved to a big shop at 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks …

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Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run

Newcastle Toy Run marks 40 years

The 40th anniversary of the Newcastle Toy Run – Australia’s longest-running toy run – is expected to attract more than 10,000 riders on Sunday (December 3, 2017) for families in need. It’s a far cry from the 20 bikes that participated in the first 1978 event. Over the years, the Bikers For Kids Toy Run in …

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Robbie Maddison rides on water at Sydney Motorcycle Show - Brisbane

Will Brisbane host a motorcycle show?

The annual motorcycle show will return to Melbourne next November, but will Brisbane ever host another show? After last weekend’s Sydney Motorcycle Show attracted more than 25,000 visitors, organisers announced it would return in 2019 and the Moto Expo Melbourne will be held at the Showgrounds on November 23-25 2018.  Brisbane show? So what is happening to …

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Robbie Maddison harbour

Robbie Maddison rides on harbour

Leading Australian motorcycle stuntman Robbie Maddison has recreated his famous riding-on-water stunt in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The performance was for the media only, but the public can see him over the weekend. Robbie will perform the stunt twice on the Saturday and Sunday of the 2017 Sydney Motorcycle Show at the Convention Centre at noon. It …

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Valentino Rossi MotoGP bike heads Sydney Motorcycle Show highlight

Rossi MotoGP bike highlight of Sydney Show

Valentino Rossi’s YZR-M1 MotoGP motorcycle is a highlight of a long list of the 2018 models to feature at the Sydney Motorcycle Show from Friday (November 24, 2017). Just weeks after new models were unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show and EICMA show in Milan, most will be at the International Convention Centre Sydney. Two bikes from …

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Motorcycle Clubs Ulysses

Why are motorcycle clubs so popular?

New motorcycle clubs continue to spring up and many established clubs are brimming with members. Some riders love the freedom of the open road and being isolated, alone and one with their bike. They ascribe to the Groucho Marx adage: “I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.” …

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Wauchope Motor Fest

Wauchope launches first Moto Fest

The first Motorcycle Friendly Town in NSW opens up to riders this weekend with the first Wauchope Moto Fest this Saturday (November 18, 2017). It will include a motokhana, show and shine, swap meet, tattoo competition, trade and market stalls, live music and more. A tattoo celebrity is coming from Queensland to guest judge the tattoo show …

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