Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run

Newcastle Toy Run marks 40 years

The 40th anniversary of the Newcastle Toy Run – Australia’s longest-running toy run – is expected to attract more than 10,000 riders on Sunday December 3, 2017, for families in need. It’s a far cry from the 20 bikes that participated in the first 1978 event. Over the years, the Bikers For Kids Toy Run in …

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Wauchope Motor Fest

Wauchope launches first Moto Fest

The first Motorcycle Friendly Town in NSW opens up to riders this weekend with the first Wauchope Moto Fest this Saturday (November 18, 2017). It will include a motokhana, show and shine, swap meet, tattoo competition, trade and market stalls, live music and more. A tattoo celebrity is coming from Queensland to guest judge the tattoo show …

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Laverda Concours winner best in show by judges and people's choice winner is Garth Allison with his 1980 Honda CX500

Judges and people agree on best bike

For the first time the people’s choice and the judges choice of best in show have been the same at the Laverda Concours in Brisbane. Winner is Garth Allison with his 1980 Honda CX500 who said it was a “labour of love”. Like the judges and visitors, We also thought it was the best in …

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Jason Crump will be at Dust Hustle

Jason Crump stars in Dust Hustle

Three-time world speedway champion Jason Crump (pictured above) is one of the many stars among the colourful characters throwing up dust today (November 4, 2017) at the fifth Ellaspede Dust Hustle. Crump will be joined by veteran dirt riders Stephen Gall and Geoff Ballard, current pro riders Jemma Wilson, Michael Kirkness and Andrew Brook. They will race …

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Hellboy Harley-Davidson revealed for charity

The official unveiling of a custom Hellboy Harley-Davidson called Big Red will be the highlight of a fundraising event for the Cooktown Crusaders tomorrow (November 4, 2017). Big Red is a 2009 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic airbrushed with a cartoon Hellboy theme by Lucky Caleb Airbrush & Custom Paint. The bike belongs to Peter …

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Harley Days Harley-Davidson motorcycles successful

Successful Harley Days set for return

A successful Harley Days event in Wollongong over the weekend has prompted Harley-Davidson Australia to declare they would like to return to the coastal city for a third year. Marketing director Adam Wright says they attracted more than 10,000 people over the three days of the second annual event, even though HOG (Harley Owners Group) member …

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KTM Adventure Rallye 2018 Outback Run

KTM Rallye heads into remote outback

The third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye will head into the Northern Territory outback on previously unridden tracks and trails. The event is so remote, the organisers will have a helicopter available if med-evac or bike-evac is required. The two first two events were held on the east coast. For the 2018 Rallye Outback Run …

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24 heurs Du Mans 2016 prestigious

Prestigious events in the motorbike racing calendar

If you’re a motorcycle fanatic, there’s nothing like getting out there and seeing top drivers push themselves to the limit in a prestigious racing event. Here, we look at the most prestigious events in the motorbike racing calendar.  Isle of Man TT Held every northern summer for over a hundred years on the speed-limitless island …

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Troy Corser last ride at Phillip Island was for BMW

World champ Troy Corser returns for classic

Australia’s two-time world superbike champion Troy Corser will make his first local appearance in nearly seven years for the 2018 Phillip Island Classic. Troy will head the Aussie squad in the blue-chip International Challenge teams’ event to end the three-year domination by the Jeremy McWilliams-led United Kingdom. Jeremy will again lead the UK team and …

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Steampunk Goldwing

Steampunk Goldwing goes to auction

A steampunk custom version of a 1981 Honda Goldwing is going to under the hammer in November at an estimated price of $US5000-$7000. The bike was customised with the steampunk theme for the 1995 Hollywood film “Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill”. Steampunk is a genre of science fiction that blends historic steam-powered machinery …

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