Biker Events in July 2016
Emu Gully Rally & Poker Run (Qld); 2 July. Poker run starts at Wild Bean BP, west bound, Warrego Highway, Blacksoil. Registration from 9 am; depart at 10 am. 1st prize $100 plus trophy. 2nd prize $50. Worst hand $15. The Emu Gully Rally is at Twidales Road, Helidon, just before the Toowoomba range. Rally $20 pp includes light horse display, trench warfare display, Saturday night rally & band. Free camping or bunk house $10 pp. Patriots Western Ranges: 0428-275-696.
Ride for the Children’s Ward (Qld); 9 July. 8 pm—7.30 pm. Meet 5 pm at The Pines, Elanora next to internal bus stop; depart 5.0 pm. Arrive at the hospital at approx 7.15 pm to deliver gifts. Loop the hospital so all those inside can hear & see us, then off to the Parkwood Tavern for dinner. Open invitation to everyone. Gold Coast Cruiser Club.com
Winter Blues Blanket Run (SA); 9 July. St Luke’s Church, Whitmore Square, Adelaide. Registration $10; food & coffee from 10 am; ride departs 11 am. Please donate non-perishable foods, blankets, warm clothing, swags & sleeping bags. Longriders.
Winter Rally (NSW); 9—10 July. Approx 4 km south of Nerriga on the Nowra—Braidwood Road. 50 acres of land with plenty of camping & firewood with a huge bonfire & a band playing Saturday night. United Tourers: 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com
Pariah Pete’s Pool Party (Vic); 15 July. Registration 8 pm; first alls break 9 pm. $10 pool comp entry. Prizes for winner & lucky loser(s). Clubhouse, factory 8/ 177—180 Northbourne Road, Campbellfield: 0433-677-081.
Centenary Rocks Car/Bike/4WD Festival (Qld); 17 July. Rocks Riverside Park, Counihan Road, Seventeen Mile Rocks. 8 am—3 pm. All vehicles are welcome; we have enough space for everybody! Trophies presented by expert judges, a welcome & thank you pack, Lucky Door prizes, & of course, there will also be the Centenary Rocks! Festival to enjoy with rides, displays, stalls & live entertainment for all ages. $10 entry with all proceeds returned to the local community through the Santa Sleigh & Music at the Hub. If you are interested in participating please email: email@example.com
Centenary Rocks! Website: http://new.centenaryrocks.com/
LRTMC Tingoora Motorcycle Rally (Qld); 29—30 July. Just off the Bunya Hwy on the Tingoora Charlestown Road. BYO drinks (Tingoora pub will be open opp the campground). This is a bike rally: no cars, no vans, no exceptions.
Twilight Bike Show (Qld); 30 July. Veterans Shed, 19 Leagues Drive, Nerang (off Lawrence Drive). 1 pm—6 pm. All proceeds go to veterans on the streets. Military Brotherhood. Jason: 0411-743-901.Biker Events in August 2016
Blanket Run (NSW); 7 August. Meet 10 am at Krispy Kreme, Panthers Leagues Club, Mulgoa Road. Leave 11.30 am for Macquarie Street, Parramatta, for the launch of Homeless Persons Week. Don’t forget to bring a blank for the homeless in Sydney’s west. Bikers Australia & our Brotherhood mates.
Far-Kew Rally (NSW); 12—14 August. Kendall Showground, Batar Creek Road (south of Port Macquarie). Music Friday night & live band Saturday night. Exotic dancers, Wet T-shirt comp & all your usual biker activities. Plenty of stalls & more. Plenty of camping ground available with showers & toilets, & a well-stocked bar including food & grog at club prices. Strictly no BYO. Patch clubs by invitation only. American Motorcycle Club Hastings Chapter: 0499-018-296 or 0435-293-197.
Show ‘n’ Shine (NSW); 21 August. Dural Country Club, 662a Old Northern Road. 9 am—4 pm. All funds donated to Westmead Hospital. Live entertainment. Family fun day out with kids jumping castle & face painting. Ulysses Club Inc: 0474-206-910.
Biker Events in September 2016
Rebel FM Frogs Hollow Bike Show (Qld); 3 September. Apple Tree Creek Hotel, Bruce Hwy. Gates open 10 am. 12 class custom bike show: mild to wild. Stalls, bash-a-bike, free camping, fully catered, burn-out comp, horizontal bungee, mechanical bull. Info: 0439-484-666.
Postie Bike Challenge (WA); 3—12 September. Not a race, nor a tour, it is a challenge. Ride 3500 plus km on a Honda CT110 from Perth through central WA to Broome. Phone: +61-7-3264-7727; www.postiebikechallenge.org
Babe Raid (NSW); 9—12 September. Home of the original Babe Raid. Celebrating our 7th year of Babe Raid with women of all ages who love motorcycles. Get your early bird tickets: www.2wheelbabes.com
. 2WheelsBabes: 0402-913-668.
Bad Boy Bobbers Fathers Day Run (Vic); 4 September. A ride for all the dads in the world! All riders & motorcycles welcome! Dads: bring your kids. Sons & daughters: bring your dads. Can’t bring your dad? Then carry him with you on your bike by way of a special ‘Fathers Day Run Tribute Bandana’ sold on the day with all proceeds going to a charity of your choice! Depart Bad Boy Bobbers, 97 Warrigal Road, Hughesdale, at 10 am sharp. BBQ lunch at Hastings foreshore thanks to Rotary. A special tribute to all dads atop picturesque Arthur's Seat. Run will finish at family friendly Melissas's Bar Cafe Dandenong approx 3 pm so the families can join us. Mark the date in your calendar now! Contact: 03-9564-7363; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike Show & Family Fun Day (NSW); 10 September. Tomago Sporting & Bowling Club, 657 Tomago Road. The Show officially starts 11 am & over by 5 pm. Major raffle & other competitions. Bike show entries welcome: multi categories. Bands, trade stalls, food & drinks, & kids entertainment. Entry $5 includes lucky ticket prize; kids free. Longriders CMC. Supporting SoldierOn & Charlie’s Run for Kids (NeuroBlastoma Cancer in Kids). Enquiries call Pancho: 0405-082-891.
10th Annual Roll A Dice Run (Qld); 10 September. Meet at Tattersalls Hotel, Walla Street, Bundaberg. Register from 9 am; leave at 11 am. Celebrate the Bundy AMC's 10th year & Annual Dice Run with a cruise around the local area & party back at the Tatts. Prizes for Best, Worst & Runner Up. People’s Choice for Best Bike & Furthest Ridden. With people already booked from as far away as Victoria & Adelaide, should be a great day out! All bikes welcome. Bundaberg AMC: 0407-783-935 or 0427-514-965.
Chicks Just Chillen Women’s Motorcycle Rally (Qld); 10 September. Twin Valleys Motorcycle Club, Valentine Plains Road, Biloela. Free camping Friday & Saturday. Bar opens 5 pm Friday. Motorcycle gymkhana, karaoke. Colleen: 0481-165-033.
Wombat Rally (NSW); 19 September. Wombat Showgrounds (near Young). All the usual Wombat stuff. Bikers Australia: 0412-126-489; www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Inaugural Bike Show (NSW); 25 September. At CC-Leather-Rider, 235 Pacific Hwy, Doyalson North, from 9 am—3 pm. Live music, food & drinks, & a chance to chat with some Vets. Veterans MC Central Coast: 0487-500-165.Biker Events in October 2016
Show ‘n’ Shine (NSW); 1 October. Bayview Hotel, Batemans Bay. Want a great weekend on the South Coast? Come along & enjoy good food, drinks & music. Rain, hail or shine the show will go on! Accommodation available. Details contact 02-4472-4522 or 0408-821-106.
Pink Breakfast & Ride (Vic); 2 October. Waverley Masonic Centre, 318—322 Stephensons Road, Mt Waverley. Breakfast from 9.30 am. Ride leaves 10.45 am going to Grand Hotel, Yarra Glen, for lunch via some good roads. Drew in association with Freemasons Vic.
Rolling Dice Run Charity Ride (NSW); 15 October. Registrations at Horsley Park Tavern from 10 am; ride departs 11.30 am. $20 for dice rollers; $10 for non rollers. Prizes for best & worst score awarded & raffles drawn at after-run gathering along with live entertainment, food & beverages. Jesters Social Club: 0416-399-920.
Leeton Harley & Bike Muster (NSW); 24 October. Leeton Showgrounds. 3 pm—6 pm all ages family entertainment; 6 pm— 12 am strictly over 18’s only. Show ‘n’ Shine, tire pull, bike gymkhana, burnout pad. Full bar facilities, food stalls, camping available. Live bands & entertainment. Calo’s Riders Club: 0427-264-508; facebook.com/calosridersclubBiker Events in November 2016
The Echuca Raid (Vic); 4—7 November. A great way to celebrate our passion, make new friendships, support the local community, motorcycle community & charities while having a weekend of fun. Get your early bird tickets: www.2wheelbabes.com
. 2WheelsBabes: 0402-913-668.
Unity Ride Against MND (Vic); 6 November. Leaving 10 am from Club Hotel, cnr Burwood Highway & Ferntree Gully Road; heading to Sugarloaf Reservoir in the Christmas hills. Gold coin donation. BBQ lunch. All proceeds to the Neil Daniher Foundation Cure for MND.
The Jampot Rally (Tas); 11—13 November. Held in Hadspen. Includes full day rides on Saturday & Sunday; Saturday night presentation dinner. All margues welcome. AJS & Matchless Club of Australia: 03-6326-5331.
Fish Holes Motorcycle Rally (Vic); 11—13 November. Enduro Road (follow the rally signs from the Portland Shell servo). Music Friday night; gymkhana Saturday afternoon; band Saturday night. No glass, no cars, no walk-ins; registered bikes only. Fully catered; no BYO. Showers, toilets & firewood supplied. Entry fee prepaid $20 or at gate $25. South West Touring Club Inc: 0418-528-002 or 0401-522-786.
Motorcycle Only Swap Meet (NSW); 19 November. At The Bombala Bike Show (see below). Motorbike parts & related accessories. $10 per site 3 m x 3 m: www.officialbombalabikeshow.com
The Bombala Bike Show (NSW); 19 November. 10 am—midnight. This is a BYO, strictly No Glass event. Raffle: Indian Scout Sixty, 1-in-500 chance to win (limited to 500 tickets). Free on-site camping. Live music, stunt riders, trade stalls, Show 'n' Shine competition, tattoo competition, biking related movies/footage/static displays & many more attractions. Local venues provide entertainment Friday night. www.officialbombalabikeshow.com
Gasoline Alley Toy Run (Qld); 26 November. Save the date. All motorcycles welcome. Supporting Ronald McDonald House.
Biker Events in March 2017
Zaidee’s Immortal’s Charity Poker Run (Vic); 19 March. Location: Shepparton. Kick stands up 10.30 am. All bikes welcome. Ride the wind, fly like a Zaidee’s angel, become an organ & tissue donor immortal. More info to come.