Motorcycle legend Bertrand Cadart hangs up his gear

Mayor ‘Le Frog’ hangs up his riding gear

The scooter-riding Mayor who played Clunk in the first Mad Max movie and registered the first motorcycle-friendly municipality in Australia is hanging up his riding gear. French-born Bertrand Cadart has handed over his Honda SilverWing scooter, riding gear and the boots we wore as “Clunk” to be displayed at the Swansea local history museum in …

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Celebrate Mad Max 40th birthday

Mad Max fans, riders and motoring enthusiasts are invited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the cult Australian dystopian film with a big party in February 2019. Over the past couple of years, there have been several successful Mad Max motorcycle festivals including the March 2017 Wanted Dead or Alive Tour organised by the South Of …

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Mad Max motorcycle fever lives on

The success of Mad Max motorcycle festivals this year has spurred the South of Heaven Social Motorcycle Club to plan the Wanted Dead Or Alive Tour for March 2017. In January 2016, Freedom Riders Australia raised more than $12,500 for charities and attracted more than 2500 spectators to their Johnny the Boy Lives Tour 2016 and …

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Turbine bike set to break more records

A road-legal motorcycle powered by a Rolls Royce helicopter turbine engine and the successor to the famed Y2K is set to smash more world speed records next month. The bike broke three world records and one British record last year at the annual Straightliners Events Top Speed Weekend and is expected to break some more at …

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What are the fastest bikes in pop culture?

What are the fastest bikes in the movies, music and pop culture? American electric bike company Evelo has produced an infographic that answers this question.  It starts with the bicycle that Elliot and E.T. ride into the sky right up to the 3000+mph Hell Cycle from the movie Ghost Rider, starring Nicholas Cage. Other great movie …

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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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Mad Max machines star at motorcycle show

Three motorcycles from the action blockbuster motion picture Mad Max ‘Fury Road’ will be on display at the Sydney Motorcycle Show on November 20-22 at Sydney Oympic Park. The specially modified Yamaha motorcycles featured in the movie that was shot on location in Namibia, Africa, with many of the stunts performed by Australia’s top FMX …

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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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Transformers adds motorcycles

Transformers is the latest media franchise to latch on to motorcycles as the current hot item. Computer games and movies have suddenly found two wheels very interesting. Gran Turismo 7 looks like adding the Isle of Man TT circuit, the new Avengers movie features the electric Harley LiveWire and Mad Max is returning with Max …

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