Knights gather for round-table ride at Kryal Castle

Knights gather for round-table ride

SES volunteers, fire-fighters, police and medically trained riders will head to Kryal Castle, Ballarat, for the first Knights of the Round Table (KORT) conference this weekend. The riders from all over Australia are members of various “Knights” motorcycle clubs. The Orange Knights MC is for SES volunteers, Red Knights for fire-fighters who ride, Blue Knights …

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Ducati Club 40th aids spinal research

You could win a Ducati Monster 1200 S and help the Ducati Owners Club of Victoria celebrate their 40th anniversary while also raising money for the Victorian Spinal Cord Service. The bike is worth $26,000 and was donated at cost price by Frasers and Mornington Ducati are providing riding gear at a discounted rate as …

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Copperhead Harley Street 500 Smoked custom Custom culture grows with commuting

Custom culture grows with commuting

The custom motorcycle culture is growing in Brisbane as more and more inner-city people turn to two wheels to commute and avoid heavy traffic. That’s according to custom shop Smoked Garage Custom Motorcycles which has moved from the outer suburbs to Fortitude Valley to tap the nascent market. Smoked marketing manager Benny Selboskar says the new location …

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WA riders invited to discuss safety

West Australian riders are invited to have their say on road safety initiatives at a public forum during WA Motorcycle Safety Week from October 22-30, 2016. Motorcycle Riders Association of WA president Dave Wright says it is a good opportunity to address safety issues with relevant officials and politicians. The forum at the Stirling Community Centre in …

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MotoGymkhana helps lane filtering

Riders are urged to take up the sport of MotoGymkhana to become more confident riders, especially in slow-speed situations such as lane filtering. MotoGymkhana is a motorcycle time trial sport that tests your street riding skills. The objective is to ride around a marked course in the minimum time without putting a foot down or touching …

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Mike Hatton Can-Am Spyder Olympics event

Can-Am Spyder event sets ‘record’

An Australian “record” of 71 Can-Am Spyder three-wheeler roadsters at a one-day event has been set at a little pub at Dugandan on the outskirts of Boonah in south-east Queensland. The number of riders and pillions who turned up for the Can-Am Spyder Olympics on August 27 surprised organisers Mike and Catrina Hatton of SpyderMates.com Australia. Mike …

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Mike Hatton Can-Am Spyder Olympics event

Can-Am Spyder event sets ‘record’

An Australian “record” of 71 Can-Am Spyder three-wheeler roadsters at a one-day event has been set at a little pub at Dugandan on the outskirts of Boonah in south-east Queensland. The number of riders and pillions who turned up for the Can-Am Spyder Olympics on August 27 surprised organisers Mike and Catrina Hatton of SpyderMates.com Australia. Mike …

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Bodgie and widgie

Were you a bodgie or widgie?

There are different names for the Aussie bodgie and widgie around the world. Some call them Teddy Boys, rockers, greasers, cafe racers or just plain bikies. Whatever, you’ll know if you were one … or still are! If so, you might be interested in the ‘50s and ‘60s Guys/Girls Bikies 27th reunion at the Stones …

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Italian gems on show for brain injury

Some of the finest examples of Italy’s most iconic, desirable and collectable machines will be on show for a brain injury charity at the annual All Italian Motorcycle Show in Perth on October 16. The Moto Italiane Ovest has been running since 2004 and over the years organisers the Ducati Owners Club of Western Australia has donated about …

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