Packed program for Woolshed Classic

Packed program for 2017 Woolshed Classic

The third annual Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally on the Darling Downs will have a packed program later this month, says co-ordinator Mark Morrissey. The event has moved from autumn to spring because the first two rallies at the historic Jondaryan Woolshed, 40km west of Toowoomba, were affected by rain. “There has been a tremendous response this …

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Woolshed Classic moves toward springWoolshed Classic moves toward spring

Woolshed Classic moves toward spring

The third annual Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally on the Darling Downs has moved from autumn to the weekend before spring. Organiser Mark Morrissey says the first two rallies at then historic Jondaryan Woolshed, 40km west of Toowoomba, were affected by rain, so he moved it from April to August 25-27. “Thirty years ago autumn was always …

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Ariels sold for German World War II Kettenkrad bike

Ariels sold for German Kettenkrad bike

A British motorcycle collector is selling his 30-year collection of 30 unrestored Ariels to fund his other passion for the German World War II Kettenkrad (pictured). Clive Pearson, 68, wants to locate and restore a German Kettenkrad war motorcycle (pictured above) which he has restored in the past. The motorbike has tank tracks and is …

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Festival of Speed classic motorcycles

Festival of Speed follows Island Classic

Classic race motorcycle fans won’t have long to wait after the Phillip Island Classic next weekend with the International Festival of Speed in Sydney in March. The 14th annul event used to be called the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed. It returns to Sydney Motorsport Park on March 23-26, 2017 with a long list of …

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Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets for the 24th International Island Classic for historic bikes at the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit on January 27-29 are now on sale. The event has grown to become one of the largest historic motorcycle racing events in the world with more than 500 machines taking to the race track. Racers will be …

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1932 BSA G12 valued at up to $19,000 barn

Barn find outfits and Brough trio for sale

Four historic motorcycle sidecar outfits that were a barn find and three legendary Brough Superiors are being auctioned at the H&H Classics Donington sale on November 16, 2016. Recently a pair of creaking barn doors swung open to reveal a jackpot. There were four motorbikes with sidecars from the 1920s and 1930s covered in the …

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RACQ Motorfest Steve Spalding

Motorcycles on show at RACQ MotorFest

Motorcycles from the past and present will be on show at the annual RACQ MotorFest tomorrow, July 10, 2016, with more than 30 bikes being judged. Half of those will be old BMWs which will be on display at the BMW stand along weith cars to honour the marque’s 100 years. Apart from the usual classic motorcycles …

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New Zealand Classic Motorcycles

Biggest Kiwi motorcycle museum rescued

The biggest motorcycle museum in New Zealand has been rescued from closing down and being split up and sold off to overseas interests. New Zealand Classic Motorcycles opened in late 2014 in Nelson on the north coast of the South Island with an enormous private collection of about 300 machines from more than 60 manufacturers. …

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Easter road safety

Expert Easter motorcycle safety tips

There is usually a spike in road accidents at Easter as traffic volumes increase and riders have more time to go riding. Rather than preaching about being safe and responsible, we’ve asked several people for their road safety tips and Easter messages. Australian Motorcycle Council chairman Peter Baulch: Safe holidays for all and remember that …

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New Zealand Classic Motorcycles

Biggest Kiwi motorcycle museum closing

The biggest motorcycle museum in New Zealand is closing to due to ill health of the owner but there are rumours an international consortium may take over. New Zealand Classic Motorcycles opened in late 2014 in Nelson on the north coast of the South Island with an enormous private collection of about 300 machines from …

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