Ride to discuss anti-bikie laws

Riders keen to talk about the anti-bikie laws and how they affect recreational rides are invited to do what we love doing the most – ride! Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland members will attend the second annual Freedom Ride this Saturday (November 23) at which the issues surrounding the recent introduction of multiple new state …

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Anti-bikie laws: tip of iceberg

If you think it is ridiculous that riding in groups of three or more will attract the attention of the Queensland police under the world’s toughest anti-bikie laws, then think again. This is just the tip of a weird and discriminatory motorcycling world. Did you know that while it is not illegal to have sex …

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Harley ride to support Movember

Charity groups are always on the lookout for novelty ideas and motorcycles often rank in their calculations. I came across a story in London where people can get a lift on a Harley-Davidson with a spare seat to promote the Movember charity Three. The rides are free and the campaign will be extended to Birmingham …

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Rebel bikies anti-bikie clothing

Race profiling next in anti-bikie state?

Could we soon see laws in Queensland where it is illegal to associate with Asians, wear clothes with Asian symbols and face extra penalties if an Asian is convicted of any offence? In their haste to make headlines for the toughest anti-bikie laws in the world, the Queensland Government has not only trampled the rights …

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Motorcycle Council launches fighting fund

The Australian Motorcycle Council will start a fighting fund to support any High Court challenge to new anti-bikie legislation. (IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SIGN THE PETITION AGAINST THESE DISCRIMINATORY LAWS, CLICK HERE.) The AMC move comes as police have questioned a man over concerns he was a bikie because he was wearing a Sons …

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Leather vests attract cops under anti-bikie laws

Riders wearing leather vests (like those pictured) can expect to be pulled over and questioned under the world’s toughest anti-bikie laws. Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland president Cris Mearns says that on the same day the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Bill became an Act of Queensland Parliament, his organisation received two complaints from innocent, law-abiding …

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Anti-bikie Bill rushed through Parliament

Queensland now claims to have the toughest anti-bikie laws in the world. The Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Bill 2013 was successfully rushed through Parliament and passed at 2.50 this morning. That’s less than 12 hours after it was introduced. The purposes of the Bill (now an Act) are to “disestablish” declared outlaw motorcycle clubs by …

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Party pledges support

The only sitting state politician to attend our rally today has issued a press release pledging his support to our cause. This is his press release: The United Australia Party’s Queensland Leader Dr Alex Douglas says the party will oppose new bikie laws in Queensland which will enable police to stop motorcyclists in groups of …

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Wheelie & lose your bike

Spring could be a crushing time for some riders in the Sunshine State. 
Pop a wheelie or do a burnout in Queensland and your bike could be confiscated for 90 days – the toughest anti-hoon penalty in Oz. Do it again in the next five years and your bike could be sold or crushed. No …

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Axing speed leeway a killer

For years Queenslanders have been told that “every K over kills”, yet we’ve never been provided with any such evidence. Just how many people die or are injured in accidents where the speed is just a few km/h over the posted speed?
 Silence. Yet Police Commissioner Ian Stewart has now announced that the 10km/h leeway …

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