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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Eudlo car and motorcycle show

Eudlo show features motorcycles

Eudlo is in the centre of the motorcycle riding region on the Sunshine Coast hinterland will be the centre of the action this Saturday (August 13, 2016) for the second annual Eudlo Car and Motorcycle Show. Hundreds of vintage, classic, modern and modified motorcycles and cars were displayed at last year’s successful show and organisers …

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Switchback at the Obi Obi Hall

Motorcycle show to fund hall

A motorcycle show will help the ongoing upkeep of a 103-year-old community hall on the motorcycle-friendly Obi Obi Rd, near the location of the proposed Sunshine Coast International TT. The following  video features local band The Rain performing in the Obi Obi Hall with their catchy song Cold Comfort with the line “there’s just five …

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2016 Laverda Concours results

Results of the 2016 Laverda Councours

The results are in for the 2016 Laverda Concours and a 1973 Kawasaki 1100 drag bike built by Anthony Anderson was judged best Street Special and the Best in Show. (Full results are at the end of the article.) Overnight rain seemed to put a damper on the 28th annual Laverda Concours on Sunday (July 17, 2016) with about half the number of …

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Rain Laverda Concours

Rain won’t deter 2016 Laverda Concours

Rain will not stop the 2016 Laverda Concours, the biggest motorcycle show on the eastern seaboard of Australia, from returning for its 28th year tomorrow, July 17, 2016. Event manager Mark Strachan says there hasn’t been much rain falling at the Cleveland Show Grounds, Long Street, and the rain is predicted to slow down and finish tomorrow morning. “It’s …

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