More biker friendly towns

More Queensland towns are set to officially become “Motorcycle friendly”. Texas on the Queensland/NSW border is the first mainland Australian town to declare itself biker friendly and held an official ceremony in July to unveil signs and banners in the small town. Read my story here. Cr David McMahon says it has already been deemed …

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Bikers born to be mild

Have bikers gone soft and has the world gone soft on bikers? Rather than the tough image of born-be-wild bikers roaring through the countryside like Vikings on a bender, many bikers today are a born-to-be-mild gentrified bunch of professionals and self-made business people spreading joy and cash around  provincial communities. And rather than shuttering up …

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Riders boost local economies

Are we about to witness an explosion of Motorcycle Friendly Towns across Australia? Politicians at the official launch of Texas as the first mainland Australia Motorcycle Friendly Town at the weekend seem to think so. The event attracted about 100 bikers from as far as Sydney, Dubbo and the Sunshine Coast for the day and, …

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Texas: 1st Biker Friendly town

Don’t take your guns to town, Billy Joe, but you can take your bike to Texas; that’s Queensland, not US of A. The small southern Downs town has become Australia’s first “Biker Friendly” town in much the same way that towns can be declared “RV Friendly”. The credit for the town’s elevation among biker destinations …

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