Harley Days 2016 - Wollongong, Australia.

Wollongong Harley Days ‘bigger and better’

The second annual Harley Days event open to riders of all bikes returns to Wollongong in October and promises to be “bigger, brighter and better” than the inaugural event last year. Registration for the 2017 event from October 27-29 is now open online. Criticism of the first event in Wollongong last November concerned a lack …

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1919 Indian - winter auction

Collector motorcycles in winter auction

Two old Indians, a rare one-family-owned 1934 Harley-Davidson, classic dirt bikes and racing bikes are up for grabs at the annual Shannons Winter Auction on Monday (July 17, 2017). Shannons says the standout is a circa-1919 Indian Power Plus 1000cc V-Twin Solo from a private collection. It is one of only a handful of early …

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Ride Sunday

Ride Sunday charity event returns in 2018

Organisers of the inaugural Ride Sunday charity motorcycle event have declared it a success, defended their cut of the funds raised and vowed to return in 2018. The July 2, 2017, event attracted 1883 riders in 62 countries and raised more than $US65,000 for 55 charities. It was initiated by Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride founder Mark …

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Freedom Riders Mad Max

Celebrate Mad Max 40th birthday

Mad Max fans, riders and motoring enthusiasts are invited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the cult Australian dystopian film with a big party in February 2019. Over the past couple of years, there have been several successful Mad Max motorcycle festivals including the March 2017 Wanted Dead or Alive Tour organised by the South Of …

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Far Cairn rally supports crash vctims

Second chance to attend Far Cairn Rally

The 10th annual Far Cairn Rally at Tottenham in central NSW and the second for 2017 will be held in September after the 2016 rally was washed out. The 2016 rally was postponed to March 2017, but organisers decided to stage the annual rally again in September, giving supporters two opportunities to attend this year. A …

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Free Indian motorcycle adventure movie

Nevermind Adventure welcomes riders to the free premiere screening of the movie “Rajasthan Rampage – 10 Days Motorcycling Through Deserts and Jungles of Central India”. The short movie was pulled together in partnership with Melbourne-based Adventure Machine and the Aussie Nevermind Adventure company which runs tours through India and Nepal. Nevermind Adventure spokeswoman Emma Plunkett says …

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Wauchope Motorcycle Friendly Town

Town delivers as motorcycle friendly

The first Motorcycle Friendly Town in NSW admits it declared itself before many facilities were in place, but the town is now delivering to riders. Wauchope Motorcycle Friendly Town Co-ordinator Jenny Pursehouse and committee members Nadia Stocks and Roger Fance took us on a quick tour of the town last week and showed what they …

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Dust Hustle 4 (Photo Bevan French)

Fifth Dust Hustle set to sell out

Tickets to ride in the fifth Ellaspede Dust Hustle go on sale on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 6pm and the 140 rider spots are expected to sell out within an hour. Tickets, which have sold out quickly in the past, are only available online here. Rather than being held in Spring, the fun racing event will this year …

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Obi Obi Motorcycle Show

Improved features for Obi Obi bike show

Organisers of the Obi Obi Motorcycle Show have promised to fix any teething problems from their successful inaugural 2016 show when it returns on September 10, 2017. “We were taken a bit by surprise at the number of people rolling up,” says spokesman Steve Walker. “We planned for 500, would have been happy with 300, and …

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Paul Baltzer with his 1973 Triumph Bobber custom and 1970s Harley Shovelhead that he will show at the 2017 RACQ MotorFest

MotorFest displays motorcycle gems

The annual RACQ MotorFest has included motorcycles for several years now and although the display is usually small, there are always plenty of gems on display. The event this year on July 9, 2017, will be no different with a couple of historic racing gems from motoDNA rider training, including a classic RC30 Honda (pictured below), and …

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