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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Bankstown Custom Motorcycle Show (NSW); 18 April. Bankstown Paceway, Elderidge Road. All girl rock bank, Toxic Dolls. Wet T-shirt comp, live reptiles show, FTP stunts, sword display, burnout comp, Miss Hard ‘n’ Fast comp. My Jiu-Jitsu Team demo, BD Boxing for Life Demo, wrestling. Heaps of trade stalls. Dirt drag demo, flat track demo, Supermoto riders demo. $30 entry; kids under 12 free. www.hardnfast.com Anzac Day Ride 4 Cash (NSW); 25 April. Gates open 10 am; service 11 am; run leaves 12 noon sharp. Live entertainment. After party. Motorcycle accessories stall. Veterans MC Sydney. Cnr Old Illawarra & Menai Roads, Menai.
East Coast Show & Shine Charity Ride (NSW); 26 April. From 8.30 am, Settlers Inn, cnr Hastings River Drive & Newport Island Toad, Port Macquarie. Motorcycle show & shine, hotrod car show, jumping castle, raffles, face painting, trade stalls. Patch clubs by invite only. All money raised donated to Cystic Fibrosis. Bandidos: 0434-210-719. Grand Opening Macksville Motorcycles (NSW); 27 April. 9am start. Show ‘n’ Shine. Fundraising for Dan Hall. 8 Gumma Close; 02-6568-2883. Biker Events in May 2014 23rd National HOG Rally (FNQ); 2—4 May. The Cairns Showground will be transformed for a three day celebration of all things Harley-Davidson & you're all invited! We're also giving everyone who pre-registers for the rally the chance to win 1 of 5 Harley-Davidson Vintage Bar & Shield Helmets. Good luck and see you in Cairns! Register Now Brass Monkey Rally (NSW); 3 May. Rydal Showground (sign-posted from Lithgow). The most fun you can have in your long johns. Bike show, gymkhana, burn-out comp, tattoo comp, trade stalls, licenced bar, hot food, huge bonfire, tattoo artist. $25 entry; accompanied children under 12 free. Phone: 0448-245-377; www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Queen Of Hearts Fundraising Event (NSW); 3 May. Ropes Crossing Village Oval, Lawler Street. 11.30 am—7 pm. Custom bikes & cars, market stalls, bands, showbags, rides & more. All proceeds to Child Abuse. Contact Michele: 0423-709-630; www.wehavethetimedouhavethe.com
RSPCA Qld Ruff Riders 500 Charity Ride (Qld); 3 May. Bike enthusiasts & social riders from across Queensland are invited to join RSPCA ambassador, Craig Lowndes, on a 500 km ride through south-east Queensland & northern NSW to raise vital funds to help stop animal cruelty. RSPCA Queensland, Jo-Anne: 07-3426-9943; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.rspcaqld.org.au/en/Events/Calendar
Blessing of the Bikes (Qld); 4 May. 9.30 am for sign up; leaving 10 am. $10 which puts you in the draw for $300. Everyone welcome. Live band. Koobara, 421 Beams Road, Zillmere. Saints CMC: 0425-771-963.
Silverwater Motor Festival (NSW); 10 May. Street & custom bikes; classic cars & hot rods. This is a family-friendly grass roots show. Silverwater Park, Clyde Street. www.greghirstenterprises.com.au
Canberra Blanket Run (ACT); 10 May. Supporting the Salvation Army. We have been raising money & donating goods for those in need of support over the winter months for more than 30 years. Bring along new warm blankets, cash, non-perishable foods, and used riding jackets for distribution to the homeless & needy. The ride will commence from Old Parliament House at 10 am, with breakfast & coffee available from 8:30 am. Trish Holdsworth: 0418-860-750; http://mraact.org.au/
100 Mile Run (Qld); 17 May. As a new (temp) chapter this year, BACA Wide Bay would like to invite everyone along for a great ride to kick off our efforts in the Wide Bay region. Leaving from United Servo, Hervey Bay; returning to Hervey Bay Hotel with a stop for lunch & entertainment at Appletree Creek Hotel. Registration from 8:30 am; kickstands up 10 am. $20 rider/$15 pillion; includes lunch & an entry into raffle. Sandman: 0429-907-754.
Historic Winton (Vic); 24—25 May. Featuring more than 400 historic cars, motorbikes & sidecars from 1920’2 to 1980’s. Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla. The Austin 7 Club: 03-5428-2689.
Biker Events in June 2014
Wintersun Run (Vic); 6—9 June. Olympic Park, Johnsons Bend, Mildura. Bitumen road to site. Bush setting on the banks of the mighty Murray River. Just 4 km from Mildura CBD. Free coffee, tea or soup on arrival. Fully catered. Toilets & hot showers. Free camp firewood (delivered). Trade stalls. A separate area for cars, campervans, etc. Friday night: social (in clubrooms) with live music. Saturday afternoon: wintersun classic speedway. Saturday night: bonfire with live music, includes rally awards, raffle draw. Sunday morning: guided district rides (for lunch). Entry: $20 pre-paid; $25 late (includes badge or stubbie holder); $8 for day pass. Mildura Motorcycles & Mildura Ulysses: 0409-437-933. Email: email@example.com Website: facebook.com/wintersunrun
Rallyman Rally (NSW); 6—9 June. Motorcycles, mountains, music. Grevillia, 30 km north of Kyogle. Old sawmill site right beside Summerland Way. Food & alcohol available on site. Plenty of camping space & firewood. Live music. All motorcyclists welcome. Free entry. Kog: 02-6633-3104.
Better Late Than Never Blanket Run (NSW); 14 June. Meet at Commercial Hotel, Bowning, from 10.30 am; leaving 11.30 am. Ride to Zac’s Place, Pritchett Street, Yass, to present blankets to St Vincent de Paul. BBQ lunch. Glenn: 0408-683-832.
Rod & Tattoo Show (Vic); 14 June. 16 categories including Best Artist & Most Exotic Piercing. 4 hotrod categories. $500 cash for the Top Tattoo & trophies for all winners. Live music, food & refreshments. Patch clubs by invite only. Starts 12 noon. Presentations 5 pm. 21 Titan Drive Carrum Downs. Outlaws MC Melbourne Chapter: 0409-598-086.
Poker Run & Show ‘n’ Shine (Qld); 21 June. The Church, 379 Boundary Road, Narnagba. Sign in from 0800h; ride starts at 1000h sharp! $20 for poker run; $5 per entry for show n’ shine comp. Cash prizes for best & worst hand; live band; food & drink onsite; licensed venue. Multi draw raffle; variety of prizes. Free camping, toilet & showers. Patriots Australia Queensland Chapter; website: www.patriotsqld.weebly.com
Charity Ride (FNQ); 21 June. Leaving 1300 from Cairns Custom Motorcycles, 252 Hartley Street. Live music, raffles & prizes. Supporting the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Yungaburra. Patriots Australia: 0466-032-167.
Biker Events in July 2014 Winter Rally (NSW); 12—13 July. Approx 4 km south of Nerriga on the Nowra/Braidwood Road. Gates open Friday. Refreshments & food available. 50 acres of land with plenty of camping & firewood, with a huge bonfire & a band playing on Saturday night. Gymkhana 3 pm Saturday afternoon; trophies presented Sunday at 8 am. Leave your dogs, glass & bad attitudes at home, bring the family & have a great time with us. Entry $20 or $15 prepaid. Cars carrying downed motorcyclists are welcome but will not be permitted into the camping area. United Tourers, PO Box 800 Campbelltown NSW 2560; 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com; www.facebook.com/unitedtourers
Old Skool Ride & Rod Show (Qld); 25—27 July. Redcliffe Showgrounds. Live music. Food & fully licenced. $10 donation per display. Patriots Moreton Bay Chapter: 0412-201-318.
Biker Events in September 2014
VV&VMC Poker Run (FNQ); 13 September. Starts 1 pm from the Old Railway Hotel (be early to purchase cards); ends at the Kuttabul Hotel with live bands, wet t-shirt comp, burnouts. $1200 Best Hand; $250 Worst Hand; also prizes drawn throughout the afternoon for the card players only. Budget meals available. Free camping so stay the night & party with the Vets for a trouble-free do. Vietnam Veteran & Veterans MC Nth Qld Chapter Mackay: 0427-557-087; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Biker Events in October 2014
Border Bikefest (NSW/Vic); 12 October. Motorbike Show & Shine, & Bikes only Swap Meet, at the Gateway Lakes, Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. This event was founded by a small group of motor cycle enthusiasts who wanted to share their passion for motorcycles while raising money for charity. The Ulysses Club, the Lions Club, & the Classic & Enthusiasts Motor Cycle Club of NSW Inc. Albury Wodonga Branch. Mike Georgiou: 0408-691-224; www.motorbikeshowandshine.com
Bail Up Poker Run (NSW); 25 October. Registration from 6 pm Friday, or from 8 am Saturday, at Uralla Bowling Club. Depart 10.30 am. $25 per entry. Static vintage & racing bike show; bike & hot rod show after poker run. Lucky door prize: 4-day holiday package. All motorcycle enthusiasts welcome. Oxley Riders: 0429-825-230. Biker Events in November 2014