Tweed Heads Free motorcycle first-and course

Free motorcycle first-aid course offered

If you come across a rider down, have you done a first-aid course so you know how to apply relevant emergency aid? There are various motorcycle-specific first-aid courses offered around the country, but Tweed Heads Council is offering a first-aid workshop for free next weekend (Saturday 23 November 2019) at the Pottsville Beach Community Hall. …

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POker run

Biking and Playing – A Guide to Global Poker Runs

(Contributed post on poker runs for our North American readers. Photo – WLRN) Poker and motorcycles might not seem like they combine easily, but across the world, Poker Runs have become something of a phenomenon. The premise is that biking enthusiasts ride from location to location and upon arrival at a new place, a hand …

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Protestors line up at Walcha Royal Cafe business on the Oxley Highway

Bushfires ‘won’t halt’ Walcha Motorcycle Weekend

Bushfires in eastern NSW will not stop the Walcha Motorcycle Weekend from going ahead from Friday (15 November 2019). Walcha Tourism has issued the following statement in response to concerns from riders that the event would be cancelled because of the bushfires. Please be assured WALCHA is still ON for this weekend. Please plan ahead …

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Shannons rare RC30 and Walter Wolf special

Rare classic motorcycles at Spring Sale

Two very rare classic motorcycles — an RC30 and a Walter Wolf special — are coming up for sale at the Shannons Sydney Spring Auction on 18 November 2019. The 1989 Honda VFR750R RC30 ‘Homologation Special’ and 1986 Suzuki RG500 ‘Walter Wolf Special Edition’ come from the same private collector. They are among 11 classic …

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Help compile 2019 Toy Runs list

It might seem early, but we are already compiling a list of Toy Runs around the nation and need your help. We have started listing several below, but this is in no way the complete list. In fact, we might have already missed some such as the Great North Brisbane Motorcycle Toy Run which was run …

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Protestors line up at Walcha Royal Cafe business on the Oxley Highway

Walcha puts on special show for visitors

The NSW country town of Walcha is putting on a special show for those who are still planning to ride there despite the last-minute axing of the Freak Show Festival of Motorcycles and national Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally. Organisers for the axed events have gone into liquidation and refunds are not yet guaranteed for those who …

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MotoGP Blue Knot Day

MotoGP visitors urged to support Blue Knot Day

Riders on their way home from this weekend’s MotoGP have been urged to visit the Blue Knot Day site in Sale to help those affected by trauma, such as road accidents. The Blue Knot Foundation acknowledge and celebrate their annual Blue Knot Day focusing this year on empowerment, recovery and resilience for those who have …

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Freak Show and HOG rally cancelled

Freak Show and HOG rally cancelled

The organisers of the Freak Show Festival of Motorcycles to run alongside the national Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally in Walcha, NSW, have gone into liquidation and the events cancelled. UPDATE: Both events have been cancelled, but Walcha is still putting on  show for those who arrive. Click here for full details. We are yet to learn …

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Toy Run Townsville list

Townsville Toy Run to aid flood victims

Townsville riders have started a GoFundMe page to increase the fund raising for their 39th annual Toy Run next month to help families affected by February’s floods. Click here to donate. The floods, caused by a slow-moving cycling, was one of the worst natural disasters to impact the region causing two deaths, one missing person, …

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