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Signatures support Toby Price for awards

Our petition to get recognition for double Dakar Rally champion Toby Price is now approaching 15,000 signatures. Click here to sign the petition Toby has now been put forward to the Australia Sport Hall of Fame Selection Committee and Board for consideration or The Don award named after Don Bradman. Toby’s manager Matty Macalpine says the number of signatures on …

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Petition launched against wire rope barriers

A petition has been launched in Victoria to halt the rollout of wire rope barriers (WRBs) considered dangerous to motorcycle riders and other motorists. CLICK HERE if you want to the sign the anti-WRB petition. (You don’t live in Victoria to sign the petition. Anyone who rides in Victoria may be interested in signing.) Widow’s request …

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Petition to change handlebar height rules Burleigh bars

Petition to change handlebar height rules

Lane filtering riders would hit fewer car mirrors if handlebar height rules were relaxed, says Gold Coast handlebar manufacturer Burleigh Bars Australia. They have started an online Change.org petition to have the rules changed to allow higher bars for a number of reasons including safety, control and health reasons. Click here if you would like …

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Sydney motorcycle parking petition Emma MacIver

Sydney reduces CBD motorcycle parking

Sydney has reduced CBD kerbside parking to accommodate bus, pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure, prompting a petition for more motorcycle parking space. Petition organiser and commuter rider Emma MacIver (pictured above) says the city is lagging behind Melbourne and the rest of the world and Motorcycle Council of NSW parking subcommittee delegate Warren Cartledge says council’s …

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Axe tolls for motorbikes says petition

A petition seeking an exemption from motorway tolls for motorcycles and free parking on all footpaths has been posted on the Queensland Government’s e-petitions website. Click here to sign the petition The petition was drafted by rider David White who lodged an unsuccessful petition last year to review speed limits on Mt Glorious. The speed petition …

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Maritha Keyser Cyclist rule endangers motorcyclists politicians

Politicians ignoring cyclist petition

Politicians are ignoring a petition against a rule allowing motorists to cross solid and double white lines to pass cyclists thus endangering oncoming motorcyclists. Rider Maritha Keyser, one of many people injured in such an incident, is disappointed that her petition, which is closing in on 2000 signatures, has failed to impress politicians. However, she …

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Oxley Highway

Petition to change Oxley speed zones

Reduced speed zones on the famed Oxley Highway have prompted outrage from riders and sparked a petition to reverse and stop the spread of reduced speed zones along the NSW route. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION The petition over the “ridiculous” speed changes has been started by Wauchope resident Ken Healey after reading about …

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Riders on Mt Glorious road works designer straight

Petition for higher mountain speed limits

A petition to review the speed limits on the famed motorcycle road over Mt Glorious behind Brisbane has met a wall of resistance at Parliament House. The petition was started by a group of motorcyclists last September over coffee at the Mount Glorious Cafe (formerly Maialla cafe) and has since amassed more than 600 signatures, …

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Petition against late registration rip-off

A petition has been started to halt the Queensland Government’s rip-off penalty of the equivalent of a whole month’s registration if you are even one day late with your renewal. For a motorcycle that is about $40 on a $482 annual fee for dual-seat registration ($294 for single seat), which recently went up almost 10% an are …

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