Blood Bikes Australia Peter Davis

Blood Bikes Australia to the rescue

The Blood Bikes volunteer rider movement delivering blood to hospitals has spread to Australia and the co-ordinator is now calling for more volunteers. Brisbane rider Peter Davis says he first heard of the service from a friend involved in Blood Bikes Scotland. “I thought we should have that service in Australia,” says Peter who has …

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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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Motorcycle Clubs Ulysses peer

How to deal with motorcycle peer pressure

Negative peer pressure is alive and thriving in motorcycling as it always has and probably always will be. Do you have a coping strategy? Some say peer pressure does not exist in motorcycling because riding is about not fitting in. It’s about being the wild loner.  If that’s the case, why are there so many …

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B4BD volunteers Cheri and Greg Nunn

Crashed riders praise B4BD service

Crashed, sick and injured riders have heaped praise on the B4BD (Bikers 4 Bikers Down) service that started in May 2017. Hawkebsury couple Cheri and Greg Nunn (pictured above) started the free service after suffering their own motorcycle crash on Anzac Day 2016, followed by prolonged rehabilitation. “We now have over 3000 members on our …

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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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