No apology over police harassment

Premier Campbell Newman has not apologised over police harassment of a group of riders on their way to the funeral of a 70-year-old woman who died of cancer. (Read the story.) Instead of apologising for that and police video taping the motorcycle cortege, he has gone on the attack, claiming that the Townsville police were …

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Anti-bikie laws: tip of iceberg

If you think it is ridiculous that riding in groups of three or more will attract the attention of the Queensland police under the world’s toughest anti-bikie laws, then think again. This is just the tip of a weird and discriminatory motorcycling world. Did you know that while it is not illegal to have sex …

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Police ‘harass’ funeral cortege

Police have “harassed” motorcycle riders on their way to the funeral of a 70-year-old woman who died of cancer, according to a Townsville bike shop owner. The riders were also videoed as they escorted the hearse from the funeral parlour to the cemetery, says Townsville Custom Cycles owner Leeroy Donovan. He says his customers are …

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Motorcycle council slams anti-bikie laws

Recreational riders are already caught up in the Queensland government’s crackdown on outlaw motorcycle clubs, despite new laws passed by the Queensland Parliament naming only a set list of 26 so-called ‘criminal motorcycle gangs’. (CLICK HERE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SIGN THE PETITION AGAINST THE LAWS.) That’s according to the Shaun Lennard, head of …

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Leather vests attract cops under anti-bikie laws

Riders wearing leather vests (like those pictured) can expect to be pulled over and questioned under the world’s toughest anti-bikie laws. Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland president Cris Mearns says that on the same day the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Bill became an Act of Queensland Parliament, his organisation received two complaints from innocent, law-abiding …

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Motorcycle freedom rally still on!

Despite grey skies, there is no rain, so the rally against motorcycle discrimination is still on this morning at 9 at Canungra. Currently at 1606 signatures and climbing. Paper petitions will be available as well. Speeches will be kept very short. Once the gab fest is over and you’ve signed the petition you are free to …

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Motorcycle freedom petition – 1000

The so-called “motorcycle freedom” petition has clicked over 1000 signatures since it was posted on Change.org eight hours ago. Congratulations to all those who have so far signed. Please pass it on to all your friends and associates who value their freedom to associate with whomever they want and to ride motorcycles. Click here to …

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