Oil in the Blood custom motorcycle movie

Oil in the Blood custom bike film

A two-hour feature film on the worldwide custom motorcycle phenomenon titled Oil in the Blood is coming to your computer and/or TV screens soon. Australian custom builders and Sydney’s Throttle Roll custom motorcycle festival are featured in the film. It was directed by life-long biker Gareth Maxwell Roberts who tells us he is “currently speaking …

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Silent auction for dumped motorbikes

Silent auction for dumped motorbikes

“Someone’s trash could be your treasure,” Wagga Wagga says on its Facebook page about a silent auction for a bunch of rusted motorcycle parts. And they very well could be, even though they look like rusted waste. To some collectors they could be just what they need to finish a resto. According to council, the …

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MV Agusta

Massive MV Agusta collection for sale

One of the largest known collections of MV Agusta motorcycles go up for auction on Saturday (February 9, 2019), including nearly every production model since 1945. Almost 100 motorcycles and even scooters from an unnamed Italian family will go under the hammer at the Retromobile Show in Paris. Retromobile says the bikes, which include production models, factory …

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King Dick no reserve

Classic motorbikes offered at no reserve

If you’ve ever wanted to buy a classic bike at auction, it might be time to have a go as there are some potential bargains offered at no reserve in a Sydney auction next month. There are 14 motorcycles available at the annual Shannons Autumn Classic Auction & Rare Number Plates in Sydney on March …

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Dubbo Bike Rally

Dubbo declares Bike Street for motorcycles

Dubbo in central NSW will declare a CBD street as Bike Street for motorcycles during the inaugural Dubbo Motorcycle Rally from May 10-12, 2019. Dubbo Motor Bike Rally Committee spokesman Wayne Amor says the region is the perfect place for a large motorcycle rally and hopes it will turn into Australia’s version of the Sturgis …

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Handcrafted film about custom motorcycles

Handcrafted film about custom motorcycles

If you’ve got 50 minutes to spare, watch this beautifully produced feature film, titled Handcrafted, about Australia’s custom motorcycle community. It has been made by Gold Coast film production company Electric Bubble and available free on YouTube. The Handcrafted video was posted a couple of weeks ago and has had more than 30,000 views. In the …

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Karolis Mieliauskas will be riding 1000km across Siberia in temperatures down to -60C to research active meditation.

Cold ride forces active meditation

As we sweat in an Aussie summer, Lithuanian motorcycle adventurer Karolis Mieliauskas will be riding 1000km across Siberia in temperatures down to -60C to research active meditation. Aptly named The Coldest Ride, Karolis says the journey on a single-cylinder Yamaha Tenere across the Road of Bones will be a research exercise into what he calls …

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Kangaroo Valley features in ride video

Kangaroo Valley features in ride video

Kangaroo Valley, south of Sydney, features one of the famed motorcycle roads in Australia and is the subject of the latest Roads We Ride road safety video series. “With its winding roads through historic towns, a ride through the valley is picturesque but not without its hazards,” the YouTube video says. The video features local …

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DayGlo Queensland motorcycle Police limit questions

Police answer motorcyclists’ questions

Queensland police and Transport Main Roads department officials will be on hand next month to answer riders’ questions on legislation, road rules, Australian Vehicle Standards and other topics. The latest “Community Engagement Day” will be held on Saturday 16 February 2019 at Beechmont, between 8am-12pm. Acting Sgt Adam Samuels says they will have a free …

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