Biker Events in September 2016
Annual Memorial Ride (Qld); 3 September. Meeting at 31 Green Road, Regents Park, at 9 am for a 10 am departure. For catering please let us know if you are coming for breakfast. Everyone & all makes of bikes most welcome. For more information or to add a name to the Memorial List please call God’s Squad CMC Brisbane: 0407-148-186; or email Brisbane@gscmc.com
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
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
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.
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.
Berrimah Bike & Tattoo Show (NT); 10—11 September. Hidden Valley Tavern.
Wombat Rally (NSW); 17 September. Wombat Sportsground (near Young). www.bikersaustralia.com.au
40th Anniversary Of All Historic Racing (NSW); 17—18 September. Wakefield Park, Goulburn. Pre-1961 cars & bikes racing on 2, 3 & 4 wheels. Wander the pits for an up-close look at some of the magnificent vehicles on display. The Vintage Sports Car Association of Australia & Wakefield Park Motorsport: 02-4822-2811.
Noosa Charity Bike Ride (Qld); 18 September. Chrome it up, rev it up & give it up. Ride this journey with us & other bike enthusiasts to enjoy the charm of country Noosa & to raise money for Sunshine Butterflies. For all registrations, donations or enquiries: 0416-272-123; email: email@example.com
Annual Sidecar Rally (NSW); 24—25 September. O’Connell Hotel, halfway between Bathurst & Oberon. This is a family-friendly rally; bring the kids & have a great weekend. Sidecar Owners Association: 02-6337-5705.
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.
O’Connell Charity Bike & Car Show (NSW); 1 October. 1 am—3 pm at the O’Connell Hotel, halfway between Bathurst & Oberon. Show entrants: $30; spectator entry by gold coin. Sean: 02-6337-5705.
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. Krew in association with Freemasons Vic.
Hunter Valley Charity Ride (NSW); 8 October. Gather at the Metropolitan Hotel, Maitland, from 10.30 am; ride departs 12 noon. Gladiators MC: 0419-144-497.
Blessing of the Bikes (Vic); 15 October. 10 am—4 pm. Inline 4 Café, Mirboo North. Promoting motorcycle awareness/ safety & an event to remember the fallen ones who are no longer with us. Last year there were 6000 bikes with an expected 10,000 this year. Live music, market stalls, bikes on show, major bike manufacturers displaying their latest models, & dozens of motorcycle clubs attending. Come along & share your passion as a motorcyclist. There will be also a ride, United 4 All, in the morning coming from Melbourne to the Blessing. Big numbers are also expected for this ride. More info: 0427-475-681.
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.
Classics At Hart Motorcycle Display (SA); 15—16 October. Harts Mill, Port Adelaide. Exhibition of classic motorcycles representing a history of motorcycling in South Australia. COMCC: www.classicowners.org
Dam Fest (NSW); 16 October. Warragamba Recreation Reserve. Car & bike show & swap meet. Helicopter rides, market stalls, live entertainment.
Leeton Harley & Bike Muster (NSW); 22 October. Leeton Showgrounds. Live music, show & shine, tyre pull, burnout pad, food stalls, bar facilities. All motorcycles & hotrods welcome. Leeton Calo’s Riders Club: 0427-264-508; Facebook
Thunder Rally (NSW); 28—30 October. Sheba Dams Recreation Area (Nundle, 40 km south of Tamworth). Excellent raffle prizes including vouchers for bike gear & more. It's a wonderful ride & a beautiful rally site. Don't forget your fishing gear; some beautiful trout have been caught right at the campground (exceeding 4 kilo). If you prefer luxury accommodation, rather than camping, that's available in town, just a few gear changes down the hill. All bikes & riders welcome. Proudly hosted by the Ducati Owners Club of NSW: 0412-366-781. To see the video & enter, search 'events' at http://groupspaces.com/thunderrally
Trialla The Woolshed Do (Vic); 29 October. Camperdown/Foxhow Road (approx 20 from Camperdown). Gates open 1 pm; close 10 pm. Show & Shine, burnout comp, top bands, on-site camping, hot food, cheap bar prices, female revue. Strictly no under 18’s at this licensed event. Camperdown District Motor Cycle Club: 0425-789-765.
Twin Bridges Custom & Classic Car & Motorbike Show (SA); 29 October. 12 noon—5 pm. Murray Bridge Race Course, Maurice Road. Longriders CMC: 0412-698-049; www.longriders.com.au/murray_bridge
Roll the Dice Run (Qld); 29 October. Departs Park Ridge Tavern at 10 am; register from 8.30 am. Finishes at God Squad CMC for after-party. All clubs welcome. Raffles each stop. Proudly supporting Transplant Australia.
Shovel Fest (Vic); 30 October. Bendigo Showground Exhibition Shed. Shovels, Pans, Knuckles, WLA’s, Iron Head Sportys & all special interest bikes pre-1984. Harley parts swap meet. All bikes welcome. Proudly supporting Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Centre State Rodders Bendigo: facebook.com/shovelfestbendigo
Hot Rod, Retro Cars & Bike Show (Qld); 30 October. Woodford Showgrounds. 8 am—4 pm. Woodford Show Society: 0413-969-295.Biker 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.
Annual Dice Run (NSW); 12 November. Lion Rampant Hotel, Mittagong. Depart 10 am. All bikes welcome. Southern Highlands American Motorcycle Club: 0422-237-136.
Remembrance Day Poker Run (NSW); 13 November. Lismore Railway Station Car Park. Registration starts at 9.30 am; kick-stands up at 10.45 am. $25 per hand. $200 best hand, $50 worst hand. Door prizes, raffles, auctions, plenty of camping for after-party. All rider types & bikes welcome. No BYO. Rock Valley Chapter Veterans MC: 0402-339-590; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Annual Euchre Run (NSW); 13 November. Freemans Reach Take Away, 444 Kurmond Road. Registration from 8 am; ride leaves 10.30 am. $20 per hand which includes embroidered run patch. There's raffles, giveaways & hundreds of $$ in CASH PRIZES to be won. Everyone welcome! Join us for an awesome day’s riding with a chance to win some cash! Firebird Classic MCC: 0423-490-460.
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
Freedom Ride (Qld); 19 November. Meet 9 am for 10 am departure. Caboolture BP Northbound on Highway. 1st stop Landsborough; 2nd stop Kilcoy for lunch; last stop Dayboro. All clubs & bikes welcome. Queensland Bikes & Motorcycle Riders Association Qld. Contact: 0425-771-963.
I Will Survive Prostate Cancer Cruise & Ride (Vic); 20 November. Depart 10 am from 99 Lorimar Street, Port Melbourne. Main Event: Keilor Hotel for classic & muscle car displays, motorcycles, live entertainment.
Gasoline Alley Toy Run (Qld); 26 November. Save the date. All motorcycles welcome. Supporting Ronald McDonald House.Biker Events in December 2016
Gippstown Motorcyclists Toy Run (Vic); 3 December. Turn up from 9 am at the Latrobe City Offices, Kay Street, Traralgon, for a departure at 11 am. Ride travels through Traralgon, Morwell, & ends at Old Gippstown, Moe, about noon. Breakfast is available at Traralgon & lunch & refreshments at Old Gippstown. Bring along toys & food to support the Salvos & Vinnies in their Christmas Appeals. Early donations can be arranged by calling Alf: 0412-313-168.
27th Annual Wollongong Toy Run (NSW); 3 December. Leaving 10.30 am sharp
from corner 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. Call Steve on 0400-377-085 for additional information.
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.