Even BMW riders affected by bikie crackdown

In a room full of leather-vested Queensland motorcycle club members, who do you think the guy in shorts represents? Give yourself an elephant stamp if you said the BMW Motorcycle Club of Queensland! Yes, the man in shorts at the meeting this week of motorcycle clubs and the Police Minister and Police Commissioner was, indeed, …

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‘Logical flaw’ in ride register

There is a “logical flaw” in the Queensland Police voluntary ride register, according to the Australian Motorcycle Council. The online and phone register has so far attracted 15 clubs to register 25 rides with the police to avoid being harassed or intercepted by the police. However, AMC representative Tony Ellis has pointed out what he …

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Top cop to ride in toy run

The ride register will remain and recreational riders will continue to be incorrectly intercepted in the short term, but riders have been promised long-term gains from the current Queensland Police crackdown on criminal bikie activity. That was the mixed outcome of a second meeting held today of Police Commissioner Ian Stewart and Police Minister Jack …

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