Blacktop Motorcycle Works museum

Visit Blacktop Motorcycles Works museum

If you’re riding around South East Queensland, chances are you will call in to Esk where we recommend dropping into the Blacktop Motorcycle Works museum. The free museum and British bike workshop is right next door to the Red Deer Cafe in the main street where many riders stop off for a coffee. It’s important …

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Triumph Speedmaster - Bobber Black

Triumph unveils Speedmaster, Bobber Black

Triumph has unveiled its latest additions to the Bonneville range, the Speedmaster (pictured above) and Bobber Black, as well as a museum that pays homage to Steve McQueen. The new Bonnevilles are based on the popular Bobber. They have a monoshock hard-tail rear, rather than traditional twin shocks like the rest of the Bonneville fleet. …

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MotorbikeWriter at the Ducati Museum pilgrimage buyers

Pilgrimage to revamped Ducati Museum

The pilgrimage to Ducati’s factory in Borgo Panigale in Bologona, central Italy, is now an even deeper experience for the faithful after the recent revamping of the company’s museum. The focus has broadened from Ducati’s substantial racing history to include its proud road bike heritage. It also includes exhibits from its earlier days making radio …

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Panorama Motorcycle Museum grows with family

Motorcycle museum grows with family

While some motorcycle museums are closing down and selling off, there is one small, but significant, family museum that continues to build on their collection and keep their doors open in the name of a family tradition. The Panorama Motorcycle Museum 60km southwest of Brisbane includes mainly pre-war American and British bikes that grew gradually over several …

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Indian Motorcycle Riders Group

Indian Motorcycle kickstarts riders group

The Indian Motorcycle Rider Group has kickstarted in Australia with two years of free membership and inaugural rides in Melbourne recently, Brisbane today (November 8, 2015) and Sydney in two weeks. NRL Premiership-winning North Queensland Cowboy, Victory ambassador and all-round nice guy Ben Hannant was the guest of honour at today’s ride that ended with a …

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Charley Boorman adventure bike

Meet Charley Boorman at museum

Charley Boorman meets fans and a host of motorcycle race legends at Birdwood museum. South Australian fans of world traveller Charley Boorman can meet him at the Birdwood National Motor Museum on Tuesday March 17. Charley is in Australia escorting his third Compass Expeditions Outback Tour which takes in a visit to the museum which …

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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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Indian Museum of Australia

Indian museum attracts riders

Hundreds of riders, many on historic Indians as well as other brands, rolled into Geebung industrial estate in northern Brisbane on March 15, 2014, for the opening of the first Indian museum in Australia. READ ALL ABOUT THE MUSEUM HERE Indian Motorcycle Museum of Australia owner Darryl White said he was amazed at how many people …

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Indian Motorcycle museum opens

The Indian “Motorcycle Express” will come from as far as Melbourne, Sydney and Ohio when the first Indian museum in Australia opens in Brisbane on March 15, 2014. Indian Motorcycles enthusiast and fanatic Darryl White says he has amassed possibly the biggest collection of Indian Motorcycles memorabilia in the Southern Hemisphere. He says he had …

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Full motorcycle history at Nabiac museum

If you want the full historic motorcycle experience, visit the National Motorcycle Museum at Nabiac. There are many other bike, car and transport museums in Australia, but none has such a strong showing of bikes from right throughout two-wheeled history. They even have a replica of the first bike, an 1885 Daimler Reitwagen (ride wagon). …

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