Freedom Riders Mad Max

Freedom Riders go Mad Max mad!

Freedom Riders Australia has raised more than $12,500 for charities and attracted more than 2500 spectators to their Johnny the Boy Lives Tour 2016 to honour the 1979 Mad Max film. Spokesman Dale Maggs says the event last weekend (January 30-31) was a huge success for their chosen charities and for attracting new members. Freedom …

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Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders fight for rights

Somewhere on the Great Ocean Road in the middle of the 2006 winter, the idea for the Freedom Riders network was born to protect riders’ rights. “Four blokes who had never crossed paths before were about to embark on an idea that would soon spread across Australia compelling riders to join the cause and defend our Freedom,” …

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Mad Max

Mad Max run to ‘No Man’s Land’

Mad Max fans can celebrate the coming fourth instalment with the first Freedom Riders Victoria run for 2015. The seminal 1979 film featured members of two Victorian bikie clubs and motorcycles were a pivotal part of the incredible action sequences. The following two sequels featured few motorcycles, but they make a triumphant return in the fourth …

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Party promotes motorcycle issues

Motorcycle riders will have another voice in Parliament when NSW Senator-elect and Triumph Speed Triple rider David Leyonhjelm takes his seat next year. The Liberal Democrats Party representative flew to Brisbane to be a keynote speaker at the Freedom Ride to Parliament House today. The former Liberal Party member who quit over the Howard Government’s …

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Anti-bikie laws cost industry $5m/week

Motorcycle businesses in Queensland are losing $5m a week in trade as the government’s crackdown on bikies places up to 10,000 jobs at risk. According to Australian Motorcycle Business Chamber founder Travis Windsor, there are 1500 motorcycle-related businesses in Queensland that turn over $1 billion a year and employ more than 10,000 people. “Since the …

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Anti-bikie laws rally an historic event

Sunday’s Freedom Ride to Parliament House in all states to protest against the world’s toughest anti-bikie laws looks like becoming the biggest motorcycle rally in Australia’s history. It won’t be the biggest single protest in Australia’s history. That record belongs to the 1970 mortoriums against the Vietnam War with 200,000 nationally and 100,000 in Melbourne. …

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