10 reasons you should ride to Save the Oxley temporary repairs resurfacing

Temporary Oxley Highway repairs ‘dangerous’

Temporary repairs to the famed and much-loved Oxley Highway mountain section are “dangerous”, according to local riders, but the road is set to be resurfaced “in coming months”. Local rider Ken Healey (pictured above) says on the Port Macquarie Road Riders Facebook page that the mountain is “in the worst state I have ever seen it”. …

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Oxley Highway features in Roads We Ride video

The famed Oxley Highway in central NSW is not only one of the most loved and ridden roads in Australia, but also one of the most filmed with the addition of this Roads We Ride video. The latest in the NSW government’s Roads We Ride YouTube videos features the highway which runs west from Wauchope to …

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Ripple strips on the Oxley highway

Riders challenge Oxley Highway ripple strips

Ripple strips on double white lines and edge lines on two sections of the Oxley Highway have been challenged by local riders as slippery, dangerous and “madness”. However, the Roads and Maritime Services says they will prevent drivers dangerously crossing on to the wrong side of the road and follow complaints raised by riders in November …

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Speed limit hits Oxley Highway businesses

Businesses on the Oxley Highway have been impacted since the speed limit on 44km of the eastern mountain section was cut from 100km/h to 80km/h in December 2017. Save the Oxley protestor Ken Healey says business is down and there were “not many bikes” around over Easter. “Groups are not coming as they use to,” …

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‘Dictatorship’ cuts Oxley Highway speed

A “dictatorship” has cut the speed on 44km of the Oxley Highway from 100km/h to 80km/h with no negotiation, says a rider representative. Save the Oxley Campaign founder Ken Healey says he and various stakeholders were called to a meeting with NSW Roads Minister Melinda Pavey at noon today to discuss the changes. “Straight away …

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Tex and Bundy on the Save the Oxley ride - Motorcycle Friendly Town (Photo: Keoghs Vision Photography) reprieve - blitz battle

Riders to lose Oxley speed battle?

Riders seem set to lose their battle against speed reductions on the Oxley Highway with the mountain section to decrease as much as 20km/h. The details of the proposal have not yet been made public. However, the Roads and Maritime Services told us their speed review along a 44km section of the Oxley Highway between Long …

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Oxley Highway speed review cameras- Oxley Highway may set safety benchmark battle event

Oxley Highway awaits speed review

Recently announced roadworks and safety initiatives on the famed Oxley Highway in NSW do not mean the speed review has been cancelled. A Roads and Maritime Services spokesman told us the Oxley Highway Speed Zone Review is “still being finalised”. We’ve been told the speed review is “imminent” for the past year.  RMS had planned to …

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Oxley Highway speed review cameras- Oxley Highway may set safety benchmark battle event

Oxley Highway may set safety benchmark

The famed motorcycle nirvana that is the Oxley Highway may soon set the benchmark for rider safety with some innovative safety strategies being considered. While riding the Oxley last week, I bumped into a group of road safety and transport workers at Gingers Creek. They can’t be named nor their organisations, but they were happy …

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Oxley Highway hillclimb speed reductions RMS safety standard limits moto fest

Hillclimb race for Oxley Highway?

The idea of a Sunshine Coast International TT is morphing into an international hillclimb event on the Oxley Highway, NSW, like the famous Pikes Peak Hillclimb. Organisers Inside Line Events International say they originally intended to run a hillclimb on the Oxley mountain section of the highway and “almost had it over the line” with …

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Tex and Bundy on the Save the Oxley ride - Motorcycle Friendly Town (Photo: Keoghs Vision Photography) reprieve - blitz battle

Oxley Highway speed camera blitz

Riders on the Oxley Highway face a blitz of police patrols and speed cameras in the wake of two recent motorcycle crashes – one fatal. This blitz comes as a speed zone review of the highway continues with no timeline for a final decision. The speed zone review has been delayed because local Member for Oxley …

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