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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B4BD 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 peer

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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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 2014 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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