Celebrate Australia Day with classic racing at the Phillip Island Classic International Challenge

Celebrate Australia Day with classic racing

One of the best ways to celebrate the Australia Day weekend is with three days of classic racing at the magnificent Phillip Island circuit. More than 450 bikes will compete in 56 races at the 26th Phillip Island Classic from January 25-27. UPDATE: The 2019 International  Challenge was successfully defended by Australia, ahead of USA and …

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Carl Reese sets world record

Record-setting BMW K 1600 GT for auction

This record-setting BMW K 1600 GT is up for auction in Las Vegas on Australia Day (January 26, 2019) with 20% of the proceeds going to a veterans charity. The bike belongs to Carl Reese who set records for fastest USA crossing in 38 hours, 49 minutes, in August 2015, and the longest ride in …

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Steve McQueen 1938 Triumph Speed Twin

Steve McQueen Triumph Speed Twin heads auction

Las Vegas motorcycle auctions seem to attract the biggest bids and January’s Bonham’s sale is set to do the same with some famous bikes including a Triumph 5T Speed Twin once owned by Steve McQueen. Steve McQueen’s 1915 Cyclone sold at a Mecum auction for almost $A1 million in 2015 in Las Vegas. It was …

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Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run salvos

Salvos thank riders for toy runs

As the biker toy run season nears its end this weekend, the Salvos (Salvation Army of Australia) have thanked the tens of thousands of riders who have participated and provided donations. Salvos community fundraising GM Andrew Hill says about $6-$7m has been raised in donations during the Christmas season. He says most of it comes …

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Novelty santa xmas motorcycle helmet cover

Big weekend for Xmas toy runs

This weekend is shaping up as the biggest for Christmas Toy Runs with motorcycle clubs and organisations dressing up for fun and giving gifts to the needy. There have already been several toy runs around the country with many more to come. We have listed the remainder below. If your toy run is not included, click here …

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DayGlo Queensland Police helmet camera fined witnesses robbed

Police launch pilot training course

A police senior sergeant and returned rider, has started a training course for returned riders in his district which he hopes will become a pilot for further courses throughout Queensland. Snr Sgt Peter Waugh of Jimboomba secured a grant from the Queensland Government’s Community Road Safety Grants scheme for the course. It’s called ‘Mouldy Hogs …

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2018 BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS slide safari

Win a BMW F 850 GS Rallye in 2019 Safari

One rider could win a new BMW F 850 GS Rallye simply by attending the 2019 BMW GS Safari in April riding through the New South Wales High Country. The prize is being offered by BMW Motorrad Australia which is celebrating its 25th year of safaris. Registrations open today (Friday November 30 for the 2019 BMW …

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Special Olympics Australia Soar & Roar festival

Register now for Special Olympics ride

Riders can make a dream ride come true for people with an intellectual disability and have the opportunity to ride around Sydney Motorsport Park at the Soar & Roar Festival on Sunday, December 9, 2018. The event raises funds for Special Olympics Australia. Spokesman Aaron Henry expects thousands of riders to converge on Sydney Motorsport Park …

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Christmas toy runs top gear

Xmas Toy Runs shift into top gear

Christmas Toy Runs go into top gear from this weekend with motorcycle clubs and organisations dressing up for fun and giving gifts to the needy. There have already been several toy runs around the country with many more to come. We have listed several below, but this is in no way the complete list. It’s not too …

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