Dukes Road Old School Bikers Social Club Peter-John Raft

Dukes Road clubhouse open to all riders

The unique Dukes Road Old School Bikers Social Club has established a clubhouse in a rural setting to provide riders with free camping and facilities for meetings and social occasions. It is based on Dukes Rd, Cooyar, on the Darling Downs about 90km north of Toowoomba on a 40-hectare (100 acres) property. Spokesman Peter-John Raft says the private …

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Brisbane Blanket Run for homeless

Blanket Run season begins for homeless

Motorcycle Blanket Runs are about to start as the weather gets cooler and homeless people become vulnerable to disease and death. We are interested in publishing details about your motorcycle club’s Blanket Run. Just send details and photos to us via email. The first on the calendar is the annual Blanket Run for Brisbane’s Homeless on …

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Steel Horses Cruising Motorcycles Social Club

Steel Horses rides rise in small clubs

Steel Horses Cruising Motorcycles Social Club is typical of how small, niche clubs are becoming more popular while larger motorcycle clubs are struggling to retain members. With its emphasis on small membership, riding every Sunday, plenty of social meetings and “fun”, the Brisbane-based club is the antithesis of big, impersonal and “political” clubs. “Most of …

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volunteers Cheri and Greg Nunn

Volunteers flood biker recovery service

More than 300 volunteers have signed up to Bikers 4 Bikers Down, a service that helps riders recovering from a serious motorcycle crash. Hawkebsury couple Cheri and Greg Nunn (pictured above) started up the free service in May 2017 after suffering a motorcycle crash on Anzac Day 2016 with ongoing rehabilitation. Cheri passed on her …

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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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Motorcycle cub membership

Membership software aids bike clubs

Motorcycle club membership officers may now be able to streamline their workload with the new Member Jungle software and app package from $99. Member Jungle CEO Michael Barwell says it’s a one-stop shop for cloud-based membership management designed to save time and money and streamline the back office. Membership Officer for the Broadmeadow Chapter of …

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Ulysses Club president Jen Woods representative

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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