Cors Dees Laverda Museum Netherlands

Entire Laverda Museum for sale

The entire Laverda Museum collection from Dutch collector and marque specialist Cor Dees is being offered for sale. The collection features 81 motorcycles, scooters and mopeds and covers the complete history of Moto Laverda from 1950 to 2000. All machines and Laverda motorabilia, which are housed in the family museum in Lisse, The Netherlands, will …

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Mark Bryan with barn find Vincent

How to discover a motorcycle barn find

Every rider must dream of discovering a “barn find” where you open the barn or shed doors and find a collection of valuable old bikes stashed away. Some people stumble upon them or inherit them in a will, but for Mark Bryan it’s hard work. His nickname is ‘El Granero’ which is Spanish for the …

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Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally

Packed program for Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally

A packed program featuring rare bikes, scrambler demos, drag bikes, rocking bands, iconic motorcycle movies, a free show and shine and a host of classic bike club displays should make this long weekend’s (Saturday, April 30, to Monday, May 2) second annual Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally on the Darling Downs a must for motorcycle enthusiasts. Organiser Mark Morrissey …

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Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally

Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally returns

The Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally returns in 2016 after unseasonal floods dampened the inaugural event in 2015. The event at the historic Jondaryan Woolshed on Queensland’s picturesque Darling Downs will be held from April 20 to May 2 and bookings for trade and club stalls and camping are now open. Organiser Mark Morrissey says the event …

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Indian Motorcycle Riders Group

Indian Motorcycle kickstarts riders group

The Indian Motorcycle Rider Group has kickstarted in Australia with two years of free membership and inaugural rides in Melbourne recently, Brisbane today (November 8, 2015) and Sydney in two weeks. NRL Premiership-winning North Queensland Cowboy, Victory ambassador and all-round nice guy Ben Hannant was the guest of honour at today’s ride that ended with a …

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Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally

Potential for classic motorcycle rally

The 2016 Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally will go aead and show potential to become a major rally attraction, despite being almost washed out by killer storms on Friday, May 1, 2015. A freak set of storms swept across South East Queensland on Friday forcing several motorcycle clubs to cancel their attendance at the rally today. More …

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Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally

Woolshed hosts classic motorcycle rally

Organisers of the inaugural “Woolshed Classic: a rally for all things motorcycle” hope the motorcycle rally will become a southern hemisphere version of the British Goodwood Revival. Spokesman Mark Morrissey says this weekend’s motorcycle rally (May 1-3) will be “a rally like no other”. “The Woolshed Classic is destined to become the Aussie version of the …

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Lane filtering

Accidental speeding while lane filtering

Many riders have welcomed the introduction of lane filtering, but there are a couple of traps in the laws that could be their undoing. The new laws in Queensland, NSW and ACT are slightly different, so you should check them first or you could end up inadvertently committing a traffic offence. READ THE RULE DIFFERENCES …

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3D printers to make motorcycles

A New York artist has built a plastic motorcycle with a 3D printer and a South African designer has built a working lawnmower largely on a 3D printer. So does this mean future generation motorcycles will be made by 3D printers? Quite possibly. Maybe not the whole thing, but motorcycle parts are bound to be …

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