Biker Events in Australia Here is a list of all the events that are happening in Australia in the next couple of months. This is a free service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Remember, if it ain't in Ozbike, it ain't worth going to.
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Twin Bridges Custom & Classic Bike & Car Show (SA); 1 November. 12 noon—5 pm. Community Club car park, Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Plenty of food/trade stalls, live music, outdoor licenced area. $10 entry; kids under 15 free. Come to a great show in a fantastic location, right on the river & celebrate 25 years with us. Longriders Christian MC Murray Bridge: 0412-698-049; email: email@example.com
Freedom Family Fun Day & Concert (Qld); 1 November. Wooroolin Sports Grounds, 20 km north of Kingaroy. 10 am start. Featuring Australia’s ultimate ZZ Top tribute show. Entertainment for the whole family. Free camping. No dogs. All proceeds to the High Court calling against the VLAD act & anti-association laws. Grant Newson: 0428-742-648. All information, map, artists, sponsors, raffle prizes can be viewed at: http://tinyurl.com/freedomconcertinfo Tickets available: http://tinyurl.com/freecomconcert
Pink Ribbon Ride (WA); 2 November. Swan River Chapter in conjunction with our sponsoring dealer Perth Harley-Davidson are proud to support the Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Day by once again dressing up in pink wigs, tutus, capes, t-shirts, tights, beards & ribbons to raise much needed funds for research, early prevention & patient support programs. https://www.facebook.com/events/357533551064828/ Fish Holes Motorcycle Rally (Vic); 7—9 November. Fish Holes, Enduro Rd; follow the rally signs from the Shell servo at Portland. Fully catered, no BYO. Showers & toilets; firewood supplied. Gymkhana Saturday afternoon; music Friday night & band Saturday night. No glass, no cars, no walk-ins, registered bikes only. Entry fee prepaid $20 or at gate $ 25. South West Touring Club: 0407-052-117.
In Remembrance Roll the Dice Run (Qld); 8 November. PMB clubrooms, Oxley Ave, Redcliffe. Meet from 9 am; depart 11 am. Held to remember those who have died or suffered for Australia’s cause in all wars & armed conflict, & to proudly raise funds to our charity: Breakaway Inc. Everyone welcome. Patriots Australia Moreton Bay Chapter: 0410-807-516; www.patriotsmoretonbay.com.au
Support Gully (SA); 8 November. 3:30 pm at 568 Milne Road, Banksia Park. Join Kaos Crew & Diablos MC start the Gully Chapter. Prizes, alcohol free drinks & food. All welcome for our house opening to members & supporters. No kids. Diablos Prospect Chapter: 08-8263-7837.
Luke McGrory Memorial Poker Run (Qld); 8 November. Advancetown Hotel. Rego from 8.30 am; leaving 10 am. Great prizes. Band afterwards. All welcome: bikes & cars. Kev: 0413-156-871.
In Remembrance Roll the Dice Run (Qld); 8 November. PMB clubrooms, Oxley Ave, Redcliffe. Rego from 9 am; depart 11 am. This event is held to remember those who have died or suffered for Australia’s cause in all wars & armed conflict, & to also raise funds for our charity, Breakaway Inc. Everyone welcome. Patriots Australia Morton Bay Chapter: 0410-807-516.
Bombala Bike Show (NSW); 15 November. 8 am—midnight. Attracts around 1500 plus people. Trophies for Best Bike, Veteran, Vintage, Ladies, Classic, American, British, Custom, European, Japanese, Kids, Most Unique, Paint Job, Rat, Trike, & Outfit. Trade stalls available. Burnout competition. Kids, tattoo, tyre tossing comps. Live bands; this year Angry Anderson is performing with Rock House. Flair Riders stunt crew from Australia’s Got Talent. Onsite bar. Onsite camping. Yamaha MT 09 raffle. Tickets & more information: www.bombalabikeshow.com.au Phone: 02-6458-4622 (Bombala Visitors Information Centre).
Remembrance Day Memorial Run (Vic); 15 November. Meet 10.45 am, BP Servo, south bound, Eastlink, near Ferntree Gully Road. Run will be led by a bike carrying an Esky coffin which will be auctioned at the end of the day at the VVMC clubhouse. Bands, food, & the bar will be open. Money raised will be used for a Christmas party for under-privileged kids. VVMC Gippsland Chapter: 03-5466-7337.
Annual Dice Run (NSW); 8 November. Depart 9.30 am from Lion Rampant Hotel Mittagong. $30 entry includes T-shirt. Great prizes. Raffles drawn at every stop. Southern Highlands AMC.
Gasoline Alley Toy Run (Qld); 22 November. Registration starts 8 am; ride to Limestone Park, Ipswich. New toy donations age 7—17 or $10 registration. All motorcycles welcome. Gasoline Alley H-D, 3445 Pacific Hwy, Springwood; 073442-2300.
Long Flat Pub Run (NSW); 28—29 November. Live bands Friday night. Saturday all day: live bands, bike show & shine, burnouts. No BYO. No colours. No attitude.
Biker Events in December 2014 The Last Stand Protest Ride (ACT); 1 December. Parliament House Canberra. Assemble 10 am Alivio Tourist Park, Kunzea Street, O'Connor. Largest protest ride ever held in Australia. Say NO to all the new anti-motorcycle & VLAD laws. This is your chance to make a difference. Stand up & be counted. Freedom Riders Australia.
25th Annual Wollongong Toy Run (NSW); 6 December. Leaves 10.30 am sharp from cnr Shellharbour Road & Addison Street, Shellharbour; travelling to Wollongong Lower Mall (Crown Street). Please do not wrap toys/presents. Toys should be for ages 3—13 (ages 10—13 in most need). Please avoid donating fluffy toys. Steve: 0400-377-085.
Gippsland Motorcyclists Toy Run (Vic); 6 December. Meet for breakfast from 9.30 am; depart at 11 am. Travel through Traralgon, Morwell & end at Old Gippstown, Moe, for lunch & handover of toys. Proceeds to the Salvos & St Vinnies. All enquiries: 0412-313-168.
Christmas Rally (NSW); 6—7 December. Gates open Friday. Approx 4 km south of Nerriga on the Nowra/Braidwood Road. 50 acres of land with plenty of camping & firewood with a bonfire on Saturday night (fire bans permitting). Refreshments & food available. If it all gets too hot go for a swim down in the creek. Gymkhana at 3 pm on Saturday; trophies presented on Sunday at 8 am. Leave your dogs, glass & bad attitudes at home, bring the family & have a great time with us. Entry fee $20 or $15 prepaid. Cars carrying downed motorcyclists are welcome but will not be permitted into the camping area. United Tourers: 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com
Newcastle Toy Run & Family Fun Day (NSW); 7 December. Start 10 am from Stockton foreshore park (ferry terminal); finish Newcastle foreshore park. 25 km ride; the only police & RMS escorted ride in Australia, now in its 36th year, making it the oldest continuous toy run in the country. After the ride there will be The Salvation Army Fun Day at Newcastle Foreshore; last year 18000 people attended. Registered charity Bikers For Kids donates 100 percent to The Salvation Army to assist children with presents at Christmas time. website: www.newcastletoyrun.com.au; facebook: www.facebook.com/newcastletoyrun
Toy Run & Ride To Work Day In Melbourne (Vic); 7 December. Three runs will head for Father Bob’s in Victoria Avenue, Albert Park. No registration. No fees. Just roll up. Decorated bikes & fancy dress adds to the carnival atmosphere. All welcome. Father Bob helps lots of people so donations are important to his work. Toys are good gifts. So are clothes. But tinned food is great. A can of bean means a feed for someone who might go without otherwise. And donations of even a single coin are very gratefully received. The assembly areas are: MORDIALLOC. Assemble from 10 am in the car parks along Beach Road. Depart at 11 am. EPPING. Assemble from 9.30 am at the service station in Cooper Street. Depart 10 am. WERRIBEE. Assemble from 10 am at the Chatterbox Cafe. Depart 11 am.
Ulysses Toy Run (Vic); 7 December. Assemble 8 am at Bunnings, Sth Gippsland Hwy, Cranbourne; depart 10 am. Ulysses Club: 03-5998-2424.
Ipswich Toy Run (Qld); 14 December. Brassall Shopping Centre (Hunter St). Registration begins 8 am; depart 10:30 am. Finish Ipswich Show Grounds, Greyhound Pavilion. Cost free or $20 includes breakfast, patch or pin, & perpetual draw ticket. In aid of the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal & Ulysses Club Arthritis Research Fund. Ulysses Club Inc. Lockyer Branch: 0409-277-087; http://theipswichtoyrun.webs.com/
Pickled Galah New Year's Eve Rally (Qld); 30 December—1 January. Maidenwell Hotel. Live music, show & shine, P Party (30th), pub Olympics including the infamous ‘bike jousting’, wet T-shirt comp. Great camping inc hot showers, fully catered & country pub prices. $25 inc badge. Brought to you by the club who ride hard & party hard: Sunstate Riders: 0418-982-192. www.pickledgalah.com.au
Biker Events in February 2015
Thunder West (NSW); 7 February. Gates open 10 am at the Chapter Property at Pearlbrook near Murrurundi (follow the signs along Timor Road to Scotts Creek Road). $20 per person; under 18-year-olds admitted free. Plenty of stalls, food & a well stocked bar. Try your luck at the Motorcycle & Trike Show & shine or the tattoo competition with categories for both male & female. Live music & wet T-shirt competition (1st prize $500). Plenty of camping sites available from Thursday. No BYO alcohol (the Chapter reserves the right to inspect vehicles) or dogs. A booze bus service operates from Murrurundi for the cost of a gold coin donation to charity. Veterans MC (NSW): 0407-945-991; from 5 February: 02-6546-6107.
North West Motorcycle Show (Tas); 7—8 February. Ulverstone Rowing Club. Celebrating 100 years of motorcycling. Food, entertainment & more than 100 motorcycles on display from 1915—2015. Adults $10; under 16 free. More info: 0418-142-158 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workmate Poker Rally (NSW); 14 February. Gates open 8 am at Armidale Showground. Campsites available. BBQ breakfast, live bands. No BYO, no patches. Raising money to help local families suffering illness. Justeen Byrne: 02-6771-2433; email: email@example.com
The Bike & Car Show (Vic); 14 February. 12 pm—6 pm; registration from 11 am. Burnout comp, wet t-shirt comp, Miss Bike Show, topless barmaids. Iron Horsemen MC: 0422-246-671.
Biker Events in March 2015 Anti-Domestic Violence/Luke Batty Memorial Ride (Vic); 14 March. Gather at Frankston Pier Car Park from 9 am. Ride leaves at 10.10 am for Rosebud Church of Christ, corner Inglewood & Jetty Roads. Special guest speakers, meet Rosie Batty; live music & information services available. Sausage BBQ, tea & coffee, raffle, custom cars on display. Call James: 0407-054-966; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Supported by Pilgrim CMC, Harley Owners Group, Ulysses Club Inc.
The Big Ride 4 Parkinson’s (NSW); 14—15 March. Meet 8 am at Sydney Olympic Park & head off in groups stopping along the way at Lithgow for morning tea, then on to Orange for lunch & arriving at our destination, The Dish at Parkes, for a photo opportunity. Stay in Parkes overnight with food, music & entertainment provided at The Parkes Showground. The riders then head off to Sydney on Sunday morning via Forbes, Orange & Lithgow. Parkinson's NSW: 0402-285-080; email: email@example.com; website: www.thebigride.com.au
Zorro’s Show & Shine (Vic); 29 March. Live music & other entertainment; a licensed bar, coffee vendor, an ice cream man, as well the cafe being open for the duration of the event. There will be trade vendors on site as well as our new enlarged showroom & more staff to facilitate a quicker entry to site. Show bike entry from 11 am; general entry from 12 noon. Prize giving 5.30 pm; show closes 6 pm. Zorro's, Factory 10, No 95 White Street, Mordialloc, Vic 3195; 0433-106-669; facebook.com/events/241667262710072/