Lions TT: One of many bridges on the Lions Rd

Lions Rd closed for six months

Bad news for motorcyclists in South East Queensland and Northern NSW with the famous Lions Rd now closed to traffic for six months and then open to heavy traffic. Not only will riders be unable to use the road, but the picturesque wooden bridges – some single lane – will be replaced by modern, two-lane, …

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Lions TT ride

Should Lions TT go ahead in 2017?

Lions TT foundation members are considering the future of the event for 2017, amid concerns about disorganisation and the cancellation of the event this year. The Lions TT Motorcycle Festival has had a chequered history since the first event in 2014 was cut short after crashes, the second ear was rained out and last year …

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Spectacular views on the Queensland approach to the Lions Rd - sturgis

Police target border after crashes

Police will be out in force today (Sunday, July 26) in the Queensland border region after a few nasty motorcycle crashes recently. Here is the police notice of “Rider Survivor operation – Rathdowney”: Logan District Police in conjunction with the Road Policing Command and Department of Transport and Main Roads will join forces this Sunday …

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Lions TT: 2015 Lions TT will attract adventure riders Lions Rd closed for six months

Modified Lions TT returns in 2015

The Lions TT, Kyogle Motorcycle Festival and Casino Motorcycle Drags will return in 2015, but with some modifications that will make it “twice as good”. A Kyogle Council debrief meeting last week with all stakeholders commended the event, which contributed a conservatively estimated $180,000 to the region, and welcomed its return. The inaugural Lions TT …

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Lions TT Lions Rd - Sturgis

Police quash Queensland side of Lions TT

Queensland police have rejected a road closure application for next weekend’s Lions TT. However, the event will go ahead with the road closed to oncoming traffic only on the NSW side. The Lions TT is a recreational ride – not a race – conducted on the picturesque Lions Rd that crosses the Queensland and New …

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Lions Rd - Sturgis

10 tips for riding country roads

Country roads are made for motorcycles with their interesting scenery and winding nature, but they are also full of hidden traps that can catch out a rider such as cattle grates, wooden bridges and heavily cambered roads. Director of coaching at motoDNA Riding Academy has written the following tips on riding country roads. 1 Cattle grids …

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