Protestors line up at Walcha Royal Cafe business on the Oxley Highway

Walcha puts on special show for visitors

The NSW country town of Walcha is putting on a special show for those who are still planning to ride there despite the last-minute axing of the Freak Show Festival of Motorcycles and national Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally. Organisers for the axed events have gone into liquidation and refunds are not yet guaranteed for those who …

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Freak Show and HOG rally cancelled

Freak Show and HOG rally cancelled

The organisers of the Freak Show Festival of Motorcycles to run alongside the national Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally in Walcha, NSW, have gone into liquidation and the events cancelled. UPDATE: Both events have been cancelled, but Walcha is still putting on  show for those who arrive. Click here for full details. We are yet to learn …

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2020 BMW R 18

New motorcycle models coming in 2020

It’s motorcycle show season with a host of new 2020 models soon to be revealed at the biggest motorcycle show on the planet, EICMA, in Milan in November and the Tokyo Motor Show starting Thursday (20 October 2019). We expect the usual new models, updates, concepts and, of course, a host of electric motorcycles and …

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Honda CB750 features at Laverda Concours

The venerable Honda CB750 will be a highlight of the 31st annual Laverda Concours which includes free entry for concours motorcycles. The Laverda Concours is the biggest and best motorcycle show in Queensland and one of the biggest in the nation. The concours gets its name from Club Laverda Queensland who began the show in 1982 with …

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Major motorcycle events set to compete

Riders will be spoilt for choice this November as two major motorcycle events compete in NSW. UPDATE: Freak Show and HOG Rally have been cancelled. Click here for full details. The events will be run over consecutive weekends, stretching the motorcycle industry resources. Meanwhile, the Melbourne Moto Expo returns next year as other states are …

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Show season INtermot

New motorcycle models for 2019 show season

Riders are about to see a host of new models unveiled as motorcycle show season starts next week with three major shows in Europe and Asia. The biennial Intermot show in Cologne starts next Tuesday (October 2), the Tokyo Motor Show begins on October 27 and the annual EICMA show in Milan runs from November 8. …

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Obi Obi Bike Show successful

Successful Obi Obi Bike Show returns

The successful annual Obi Obi Bike Show on the Sunshine Coast hinterland returns next Sunday (9 September 2018) with a good mix of bargain entry price, great riding roads, top entertainment and a big collection of bikes on show. In 2016 organiser Steve Walker said he planned for 500, would have been happy with 300, …

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Robbie Maddison rides on water at Sydney Motorcycle Show - Brisbane luca

Will Brisbane host a motorcycle show?

The annual motorcycle show will return to Melbourne next November, but will Brisbane ever host another show? After last weekend’s Sydney Motorcycle Show attracted more than 25,000 visitors, organisers announced it would return in 2019 and the Moto Expo Melbourne will be held at the Showgrounds on November 23-25 2018.  Brisbane show? So what is happening to …

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Robbie Maddison harbour

Robbie Maddison rides on harbour

Leading Australian motorcycle stuntman Robbie Maddison has recreated his famous riding-on-water stunt in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The performance was for the media only, but the public can see him over the weekend. Robbie will perform the stunt twice on the Saturday and Sunday of the 2017 Sydney Motorcycle Show at the Convention Centre at noon. It …

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Laverda Concours winner best in show by judges and people's choice winner is Garth Allison with his 1980 Honda CX500

Judges and people agree on best bike

For the first time the people’s choice and the judges choice of best in show have been the same at the Laverda Concours in Brisbane. Winner is Garth Allison with his 1980 Honda CX500 who said it was a “labour of love”. Like the judges and visitors, We also thought it was the best in …

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