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

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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Ducati V4 EICMA surprise safe best hopes

No surprise Italians vote for Ducati V4

It comes as no surprise that the Ducati Panigale V4 1409 won the vote for the most beautiful bike of the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, making it five years in a row for the Italian company. Of course Italians will always vote for their own bike at their show, but now you can have your …

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Obi Obi Motorcycle Show

Improved features for Obi Obi bike show

Organisers of the Obi Obi Motorcycle Show have promised to fix any teething problems from their successful inaugural 2016 show when it returns on Sunday (September 10, 2017). “We were taken a bit by surprise at the number of people rolling up,” says spokesman Steve Walker. “We planned for 500, would have been happy with 300, …

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Obi Obi Motorcycle Show

Obi Obi Motorcycle Show returns in 2017

The Obi Obi Motorcycle Show returns on Sunday (September 10, 2017) after a successful inaugural year event attracting more than 1000 people and almost 100 motorcycles on show. Organiser Steve Walker says the funds raised will help the ongoing upkeep of the 103-year-old community hall on the motorcycle-friendly Obi Obi Rd. “It was such a success that …

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2016 Laverda Concours results

Living in the ’70s Motorcycle Show

The seventh annual Living in the ’70s Motorcycle Show is on Saturday September 10, 2016, at TeamMoto Honda Springwood. Run by the Honda 750/4 SOHC Owners Club, the show usually attracts about 30 entrants over all classes. Apart from the usual grouping of Honda 4s and Kwaka 9s, there will be more big-bore Japanese icons, …

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