Mary River Valley a motorcyclist’s haven Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special

Mary River Valley a motorcyclist’s haven

The Mary River Valley was almost deleted from our favourite list of places to ride when politicians threatened to flood it for a dam! It’s a long and stupid political story, but thankfully sanity prevailed and the massive Traveston Dam was never built. So a pretty little valley north of Brisbane remains a haven for …

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Palmwoods Rd Winter riding on the Sunshine Coast

Winter riding on the Sunshine Coast

If you’re looking for a bit of sunshine this winter, head north to the Sunshine Coast which has some of the best riding roads in Queensland. Many Brisbane riders head up to the Sunshine Coast for a day ride, but by the time they arrive and have lunch, it’s time to head home. By the way, …

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Sunshine Coast TT challenges event

Sunshine Coast TT proposal axed

The proposal for Sunshine Coast International TT (SSCITT) race has been axed because of a strict deadline, but the race could still go ahead in Victoria, NSW or Tasmania, organiser David Rollins says. The race was planned to be held in December 2017 around the hills of Maleny on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, but Rollins says …

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2016 big for official safety recalls - Sunshine Coast Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer entrapment slump

Police sting or immoral entrapment?

Riders caught crossing double white lines after being delayed by an allegedly slow-moving unmarked police vehicle may have little chance of fighting the fine as entrapment. Similar incidences have occurred before, including a 2012 incident on the Old Pacific Highway north of Sydney which the fined riders successfully defended a year later. The latest incident involved …

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Sunshine Coast TT challenges event

Sunshine Coast TT faces tough challenges

The proposed 2017 Sunshine Coast International TT will face challenges from an active local protest group and will present challenges to the international riders competing. READ ALL ABOUT THE SSC TT I rode the proposed 47.2km circuit around the Maleny region at the weekend with a group of six local riders who frequently ride these …

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