Iron Run HOG rallies leasing

Harley Days event added to 2016 calendar

Harley-Davidson Australia has decided to open up future national rallies to non-HOG Members and riders of all types of motorcycles, and to rebrand the event as “Harley Days”. The first inclusive Harley Days event will be held from October 28-30, 2016, in Wollongong, 85km south of Sydney. The event will be open to all riders, no matter …

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Iron Run HOG rallies leasing

Iron Run success leads to open HOG rallies

The unmitigated success of the inaugural Iron Run rally in Queenstown seems to be the clincher for Harley-Davidson to turn future national HOG rallies into open events. Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand boss Nigel Keough told those assembled at the official VIP HOG party last night that the open rally was “showing us the way”. …

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Police lead the HOG Rally Thunder Run

NSW Police well behaved at HOG Rally

This photo is the only time I saw any overt police presence the whole four days I was at the 24th annual National HOG Rally in Tamworth at the weekend. It is a single patrol car leading the Thunder Run of more than 1500 bikes through the streets of Tamworth and surrounding countryside. SES and …

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2015 HOG Rally Thunder Run

Do riders want an open HOG Rally?

Harley riders, Tamworth residents, and even Jesus seem to love the 24th annual National HOG Rally. The record rally winds up today with a massive Thunder Run through Tamworth and surrounds of more than 2000 riders and pillions under blue skies that turned to rain and left a cloud of mystery about the 2016 rally. …

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2015 HOG Rally - street 500

Harley assures Street 500 supply

Harley-Davidson Street 500 customers have been assured there will be no problems with supply. New Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand boss Nigel Keough (pictured above) says they will “match supply with demand”. He says waiting times will vary according to dealers, but the learner-approved bike is proving so popular, some dealers are suggesting a two-month …

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Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum in Tamworth

Motorcycle museum attracts riders

One of the most popular attractions in Tamworth and certainly a favourite among the Hoggies at the 24th Annual HOG Rally is the Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum. MotorbikeWriter is currently attending the rally, dubbed the Iron Horse Muster because of the cowboy element of Tamworth, and we are looking forward to returning today to the museum …

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Cowboy fun at HOG Rally

What is the future for the HOG Rally?

The Australian HOG Rally is set for a new era with an, as yet, unknown future format. The 24th annual National HOG Rally in Tamworth could be the last one of its kind as Harley-Davidson enters a new era. Faced with a changing demographic from the introduction of the new Street 500, the coming LiveWire …

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HOG Rally

HOG Rally thunders into Tamworth

The country music capital of Australia has gone Hog wild as thousands of Harleys thunder into Tamworth for the 24th annual HOG Rally. Dubbed the Iron Horse Muster, the event has already set a pre-registration record of 2070 with 700 walk-in registrations this afternoon and more expected over the weekend. New Harley-Davidson Australia and New …

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HOG Rally 2015 set for record

A record number of Harley riders will be treated to a hefty dose of country when they head to Tamworth next month for the annual HOG Rally. Organisers say up to 2200 riders from all 50 HOG chapters are expected to attend the 24th Australian National Rally (Feb 28-March 1) which has been dubbed the …

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Tamworth

Tamworth tempts motorcycle riders

Tamworth exists in our national conscience as that little country town where they like both types of music, where the guys are all boot-scootin’ cowboys and where the gals are charming gingham-wearing warblers. That’s an understandable misconception as it has hosted the Tamworth Country Music Festival every January since 1973. But Tamworth is a whole lot more …

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