Footpath parking protest

Footpath parking ban protest a ‘success’

Riders who staged a protest today (February 21, 2016) against a motorcycle footpath parking ban in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda have claimed it a success, despite a moderate turnout and some riders allegedly being booked. The protest was sparked by rider Darren Carson when footpaths around St Kilda were ruled out for a six-month trial ban. He was …

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Footpath Parking protest

Riders protest footpath parking ban

Melbourne has been at the forefront of footpath parking for motorcycles, but now footpaths around St Kilda have been ruled out for a six-month trial ban even though it is the site of a popular annual motorcycle Toy Run. Rider Darren Carson is organising a protest park in St Kilda for this Sunday, February 21. …

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French riders protest a proposed ban on old motorcycles

Riders protest ban on old motorcycles

How long will it be before air-pollution Nazis around the world follow the lead of the Paris mayor who wants to ban old motorcycles? In an effort to curb air pollution in the crowded city, Mayor Anne Hidalgo is seeking to restrict the bikes registered before 2000 in major areas of the French capital between 8am …

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Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders fight for rights

Somewhere on the Great Ocean Road in the middle of the 2006 winter, the idea for the Freedom Riders network was born to protect riders’ rights. “Four blokes who had never crossed paths before were about to embark on an idea that would soon spread across Australia compelling riders to join the cause and defend our Freedom,” …

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