Ulysses Club president Jen Woods

Ulysses Club president to control costs

The world-renowned Ulysses Club will focus on keeping a lid on costs as they attempt to retain members, says new president Jen Woods. The second female president was elected at the AGM in Wauchope last month and has set out her agenda for her presidency. Ulysses membership “With decreased membership comes the need to review …

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Italian Festival a huge success CBD

CBD Italian Festival a huge success

The Italian Festival to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Ducati Owners Club of Queensland has been declared a huge success with more than 250 vehicles on show in the Brisbane CBD. It was held on May 28 in brilliant Brisbane sunshine as the first all-Italian bike and scooter show of its kind in the city …

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Sisters on Steel Social Motorcycle Club

Sisters on Steel ride for peace

Female riders group Sisters on Steel is celebrating its third anniversary next month of riding and advocating against domestic violence. The Sisters on Steel Social Motorcycle Club was established in 2015 by “Raven” and now has six chapters: Far North Qld, South Coast Brisbane Qld, Townsville North Qld, Hunter Region NSW, Riverina Region NSW and …

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Cafe Fahrtwind

What makes a good motorcycle cafe?

What are the criteria for a good motorcycle cafe and which is your favourite? There are thousands of cafes around the world that dedicate themselves to motorcycle riders and the most famous would be the Ace Cafe in North London. Yet, despite its rich history, the cafe is a bit of a letdown. It’s on …

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Ducati 40th raises funds for spinal service

Ducati 40th raises funds for spinal service

The Ducati Owners Club of Victoria has celebrated their 40th anniversary by raising $32,750 for the Victorian Spinal Cord Service. The funds were raised through the raffle of a Ducati Monster 1200 S worth $26,000 donated at cost price by Frasers and Mornington Ducati. They also donated riding gear at a discounted rate as secondary prizes, says club president …

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Far Cairn rally supports crash vctims

Far Cairn Rally postponed again

The 2016 Far Cairn Rally was washed out and postponed to March so organisers are keen for a good roll-up to raise money for the Motorcycle Accident Rehabilitation Initiative (MARI). The ninth annual rally is organised by the BMW Touring Club of NSW which has so far raised about $30,000 for MARI. The MARI program was …

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MotoMedics first aid paramedic first responder jade McGuinness patrol

MotoMedics patrol sobers riders

While police patrol motorcycle “hot spots” on covert bikes, a MotoMedics first-responder motorcycle on Mt Glorious seems to have had a more preventative effect. In their first full weekend of operation MotoMedics Queensland has reported no incidences, despite a very active weekend for riders around Brisbane. MotoMedics is a volunteer riders group who will act as first responders to injured …

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First aid

Trainers needed to help save lives

Have you got what it takes to help save lives by training other riders on how to be an effective first responder at motorcycle crashes? First Aid for Motorcyclists (FAFM) founders Tracy Hughes and Roger Fance have taken their Motorcycle Accident Management course around the country in the past 18 months, training around 1800 riders …

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