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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Biker Events in September 2014
Bay to Bridge Rumble (NSW); 21 September. Join a massive group of Ducatis as they rumble through the Sydney Harbour Tunnel on their way to the DOCNSW Concours d'Elegance. Depart Rose Bay Wharf 9:30 am; arrive Royal Rehab Ryde at 10:15 am. Enter from 59 Charles Street, Putney, into Susan Schardt Way. Riders entering their bike for judging & display please go directly to the registration area. Help raise money for the Royal Rehab Spinal & Brain Injury Units. Contact: Gary Peters: 0412-049-451.
The Long Ride (Aust wide); 28 September—4 October. More than 300 motorbike riders from across Australia will embark on The Long Ride, an annual initiative dedicated to raising awareness for prostate cancer & raising much needed funds for families affected by the disease. Spanning six days, seven different routes, & all eight States & Territories, it is a spectacular ride ending at Uluru, NT. This is a nation-wide effort to raise awareness for a disease that kills nearly 3300 men in Australia every year. Men in rural & regional Australia have a 21 per cent higher prostate cancer mortality rate then those in the city & the initiative is a great way to raise awareness of the disease in these areas which often need it most. The Long Ride involves participants from all walks of life who are united by their love of riding, motorbikes & the knowledge that they are supporting a great cause. 28 September: Ride begins in Brisbane, Perth, Canberra & Townsville. 29 September: Ride begins in Sydney. 30 September: Ride begins in Melbourne. 1 October: Ride begins in Darwin. 4 October: All riders reach Uluru to mark the end of The Long Ride 2014. More info visit: http://longride2014-com.webs.com/ Biker Events in October 2014 Bikes Through a Bar (Qld); 3—6 October (long weekend). Bony Mountain Recreation Reserve, 25 km west of Warwick. Gates open Friday for 4 days of great fun. Ride through the Neville Wenham Bar on Sunday. Karaoke, live bands, gymkhana & games; trade stalls, show & shine, monster raffle. Fully catered club kitchen & licensed bar with great priced meals & alcohol. Food stalls; heaps of camping with many powered sites, showers & toilets. Breath test before you leave. $15 per person includes patch & year bar. $10 per person camping all weekend. No charge for power. Gold coin charity donation in aid of UCARF, Leukemia and RACQ Careflight. Ulysses Warwick District Branch.: 0411-754-106; email: email@example.com; website: www.bikesthruabar.com.au
Blessing Of The Bikes (Vic); 4 October. 11 am. Some of the best roads to ride lead to Mirboo in North Victoria. Help us make this event a big day with many years to come. Can we attract 1000 plus bikes? Please join us. Check out our facebook page. Contact Marcel at Inline4 cafe: 0427-475-681; email: Inline4@inline4cafe.com.au
Freedom Toy Run (Qld); 12 October. Starting at the Boomerang Hotel, Mackay, with kickstands up at 11 am; finishing at the Old Railway Hotel with a BBQ, music & raffle. Approx 100 km with refreshment stop. $5 plus a toy donation per motorcycle; donations to the Tribe of Judah. Prize for Best Christmas themed bike. Freedom Riders Association: 0413-505-016.
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
Winner Takes All Poker Run (NSW); 18 October. Taylors Arm Hotel. The venue is great, there’s plenty of accommodation, camping is available, there’s entertainment on Saturday night, and the country roads are beautiful. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rolling Dice Run Charity Ride (NSW); 18 October. Registrations at Horsley Park Tavern from 9.30 am; ride departs 11 am. $20 entry for dice rollers; $10 for non rollers. Prizes for best & worst score. Prizes awarded & raffles drawn at after-run gathering. Jesters Social Club: 0416-39-9920.
Damfest Car & Bike Show (NSW); 19 October. Warragamba Dam. Live entertainment by Jake Rattle & Roll. Emergency services displays & demonstrations. Amusement rides. Animal petting zoo. Market stalls. Helicopter joy flights. Contact: 02-4774-1273; www.wsnc.org.au
Brunswick Harley Hot Rod & Bike Show (Vic); 19 October. 10 am—3 pm. Epping Primary School, 805 High Street. Classic bikes & cars, hot rods. Food stalls, bands, entertainment & lots more. All proceeds to Glen Osmond Farm, a very special place for very special kids. Brunswick Harley Owners Group: 0412-392-495; www.brunswickhog.com
Thunder Rally (NSW); 24—26 October. Sheba Dam Reserve, Nundle. What better way to escape the everyday & clear your head than a few days of big open skies & great roads. You'll be in good company & helping us raise much needed funds to support the Royal Rehab Centre Brain & Spinal Injury Unit. Cost: $25; includes rally badge, sticker & camp fee. Registration: http://groupspaces.com/thunderrally. Contact: Aunty Mal: 0404-002-427.
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. Tuross Head One Tree Poker Run (NSW); 25 October. Registration & breakfast from 7 am. Run starts 10 am sharp! A great scenic ride on NSW South Coast. All motorcycles welcome to raise money for Tuross Head Marine Rescue. Major cash prize is $500 cash. $25 for the run. An after-party with live music, good food & lucky door prizes at Tuross Head Country Club. Local accommodation including camping available. Visit www.turossheadcountryclub.com.au; or phone 02-4473-8186; email: email@example.com
Show n Shine (SA); 26 October. 11 am at 173 Sturt Road, Marion. Charity event to fund the ex-military rehabilitation centre. Show case your pride & joy. Best Jap, Best Harley, People’s Choice. Southern Cross Riders: 0418-883-711; email: firstname.lastname@example.org Biker Events in November 2014 Harry’s Old Style Bike Show (Qld); 1 November. Ned Kelly’s Rally, Mt Alford. Updates on facebook & www.harryscustom.com.au
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 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.
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.
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.
Melbourne Toy Run (Vic); 7 December. This is a volunteer event with all donations going to the Father Bob Foundation. We need cash donations, tinned food, clothes and toys. There will be rides to Father Bob's from Mordialloc, Campbellfield and Werribee.
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 March 2015
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/