Lions Rd Lions TT bridge roadworks police motorcycles reopened

Lions Rd reopened, but no more Lions TT?

The famous Lions Rd on the Queensland-NSW border has reopened after 18 months of bridgeworks, but it will never be suitable for a Lions TT, say Kyogle Council representatives. The official launch of the bridgework was held this week and the road is again suitable for all types of motorcycles. One small patch of gravel …

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York Motorcycle Festival - Avon Valley Motorcycle Friendly Region

Seventh annual York Motorcycle Festival

York Motorcycle Festival in Western Australia will return on April 14-15, 2018, with a vintage hillclimb added to the schedule. More than 6000 people and plenty of riders were attracted to the festival last year when it was co-ordinated with the launch of Avon Valley as Australia’s first motorcycle friendly region. York is 100km east …

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Lions TT ride delays

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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Lions Rd - Sturgis

Lions TT Motorcycle Festival cancelled

The Lions TT Motorcycle Festival in northern NSW has been called off for 2016, just one day after the Sunshine Coast International TT was also axed. The two events are not related, except they both tried to cash in on the Isle of Man TT. An email was despatched this afternoon to founding members of the …

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Lions Rd - Sturgis

Lions TT drag race event cancelled

For the second year in a row, the Lions TT Motorcycle Festival in northern NSW (September 18-20) has hit a last-minute hitch with the cancellations of events. The side-by-side drag event at Casino proposed for Saturday, September 19, 2015, has been cancelled. This follows the 11th-hour cancellation of the Queensland section of the Lions Rd …

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Dakar Rally racer Christophe Barriere Vaju

Ride with a Dakar Rally racer at Lions TT

The 2015 Lions TT Motorcycle Festival in northern NSW has been revamped and will include adventure rides escorted by four-time Dakar Rally racer Christophe Barriere-Varju. READ ABOUT THE 2015 EVENT Christophe was a junior champion motocross rider in Africa before emigrating to Australia and competing in the Dakar Rally from 2006 to 2010. In 2006 he …

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1912 Avington King Dick world record

King Dick and world record at fest

The inaugural Goondiwindi Planes Trains Automobiles and Bikes Festival this weekend (June 6-8, 2015) will feature a 1912 Abingdon King Dick and a world record. The bike with the strange name is one of only five in Australia, yet in an even rarer coincidence there will be two in Goondiwindi this weekend. One is owned …

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Lions TT traffic

Lions TT Festival revamped for 2015

The Lions TT Motorcycle Festival is back for 2015 “bigger and better”, although the closed-road ride over the fabled Lions Rd on the Queensland-NSW border has been scratched from the schedule. Instead, the festival will add a side-by-side drag event on the Casino air strip, a hillclimb competition in the nearby Border Ranges, guided and self-guided …

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Motorcycles feature at motoring festival

Goondiwindi is set to roar to the sounds of motorcycle exhausts over the June long weekend (June 6-8, 2015) for the inaugural Planes Trains Automobiles and Bikes Festival. Cr David McMahon says that although motorcycles are listed last, they will be an important part of the festival with a show and shine, historic bike displays …

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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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