Biker Events in April 2016
Ride for Alana (Qld); 30 April. Ride through the hinterland. Registration & sausage sizzle at 9 am at Daytona Powersports, 32 Lawrence Drive, Nerang. Stands up 10 am. Riding to Advancetown Hotel for lunch. Raffles, prizes & entertainment. More info email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Woolshed Classic (Qld); 30 April—2 May. A rally for all things motorcycle from 1900 to 1986. The Woolshed is at Jondaryan. All clubs & associations from veteran & vintage to classic, off-road trail and trials will be given free admission & display areas. There will also be free admission & an area for eligible bikes whose riders are not members of clubs to display their machines. We are offering all trade suppliers (from new bike retailers, custom paint & upholstery companies to book & memorabilia sellers) a free trade display area & stand at the rally. Email: email@example.com
to obtain your registration paperwork now. Huge camping area, powered & unpowered sites, great amenities food & drink as well as entertainment & period movies all weekend. Sponsored charity: the Endeavour Foundation. Mark Morrissey (rally coordinator): 0439-242-139.
Gloucester Motorcycle Expo (NSW); 30 April—1 May. Gates open 9 am Gloucester Showground. Vintage & classic bike display. Show ‘n’ Shine. Trade displays. Full TT race meeting. Live music. Free camping; showers available. Gloucester Rotary: 0417-656-201; www.gloucestermotoexpo.com.auBiker Events in May 2016
Berry Bike Show (NSW); 1 May. Berry Bowling Club. Open 8 am; judging 1 pm. Trophies, sausage sizzle. Shoalhaven Classic Motorcycle Club. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rumble Riders (Aust-Wide); 2 May—7 May; & 8 May—4 June. Supporting Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Starting in Warwick & finishing in Port Lincoln SA for the Great Southern Ride; the second ride, Rumble Around, following onwards to Perth, Broome, Darwin, north Qld, then to Brisbane for a memorial ride for Rex Fischer (former Rumble Rider). We try to keep our rides economical & as an independent swag ride with events planned at night for Prostate Cancer awareness in most towns we travel to. Rumble Riders: 0409-532-143. Facebook: Rumble Riders
Ruptured Budgie Rally (Qld); 13—15 May. At Mingoola (about 60 km west of Tenterfield on the Bruxner Highway). Good camping spots by the river; plenty of firewood on-site. Fully catered with licensed bar from Friday dinner to Sunday breakfast. DJ selected music from Friday night. The only rally you are likely to hear Cold Chisel followed by the Smiths. Rally games Saturday afternoon. $25 entry, includes badge. Please note that this is a motorcycle rally. The Moto Guzzi Club of Qld.
Silverwater Motor Festival (NSW); 14 May. The family friendly event is on again on at Silverwater Park, Clyde Street, Silverwater from 11 am—4 pm. There will be live music, social bike & car club displays, static bike & car competition with lots of awards plus trade displays, & a free jumping castle for the kids. So come along, enter your bike or car & bring the family. www.greghirstenterprises.com.au
Borderline Poker Run (NSW); 14 May. Pioneer Park, Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads. Sign on starts 9 am. Viking Breed SMC.Canberra Blanket Run (ACT); 14 May. We have been raising money & donating goods for those in need of support over the winter months for more than 30 years. We are again supporting the Salvation Army & ask that participants bring along new warm blankets, cash, non-perishable foods & unwanted motorcycle jackets. The ride will commence from Old Parliament House at 10 am; breakfast & coffee available from 8:30 am. The ride will culminate in a presentation of goods & cash back at Old Parliament House. Email: email@example.com; phone: 0448-336-111; website: http://mraact.org.au/
Domestic & Family Violence Ride For Awareness (Qld); 15 May. Leave 8.30 am from Beefy’s at Glasshouse Mountains; Loganholme BP, Pacific Highway; Warwick McDonalds, Albion Street; Toowoomba Picnic Point. Venue: Brothers Leagues Club. Ulysses Club Ipswich: 0433-874-512. www.ipswichulysses.com
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Snake Eyes Dice Run (Qld); 21 May. Registration at Pomona Park from 0830 hours; depart 1000 hours. Finish: Theebine Hotel. Show & Shine, cash prizes, raffles, hot food, cold drinks, live music, free camping, stalls. In support of the Salvation Army Red Shield Defence Services in Australia. Patriots Queensland: 0448-082-303.
BACA 100 Mile Ride (Qld); 21 May. Gasoline Alley Harley-Davidson. Registration 9 am; stands up at 10:30 am. Members & supporters of Bikers Against Child Abuse across the world will ride for Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention. Each rider will collect pledges to support our ride & further our fight against child abuse. All welcome. It will be great day & night, & if you don't ride a motorcycle but want to come & join the fun & support the BACA Qld Chapter, drive to the pub at Harrisville (about 40 mins from Brisbane) & join us there after 3 pm. Bring your swag or tent, & enjoy the party.
Brass Monkey Rally (NSW); 28 May. The most fun you can have in your long-johns. Rydal Showground (sign posted from Lithgow). Bikers Australia: 0448-245-377; www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Historic Winton Honouring the Past (Vic); 28—29 May. Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla. Australia’s largest & most popular all-historic motor race meeting presents two big days of non-stop racing featuring more than 400 historic racing cars & motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s. Conducted by the Austin 7 Club Inc with assistance from the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Vic. General public enquiries: 03-5428-2689; www.historicwinton.orgBiker Events in June 2016
Bike Show (Qld); 4 June. Harry’s Diner, Newmarket Road, Windsor. Registration 2— 4 pm; trophies announced 5 pm. Military Brotherhood MMC.
Big Boar Bikes & Blues (Qld); 4—5 June. Hotel Eton (west of Mackay). Best pub in the scrub. Live blues music, arm wrestling competition, bikini girls washing bikes, dart competition, mechanical bull ride, big boar races, pool competition, bike novelties, bike show & shine, novelty bike race, face painting, camping, crazy auction, things involving water. Kids Zone after 9 pm in camping area. Raising funds for the Royal Flying Doctors Service. Contact: Big Boar V Twin: 0439-070-066; www.bigboarv-twin.com
Rallyman Rally (NSW); 10—13 June. 3154 Summerland Way, Grevillia (between Kyogle & Woodenbong). Food & alcohol available. Plenty of camping space & firewood. Live music. All motorcyclists welcome. Free entry. Kog: 02-6633-3104.
Roll the Dice Run (NSW); 11 June. Registration from 9.30 am at the Greenhouse Tavern, Coffs Harbour; departing 10 am. All bikes welcome. Raffles at stops. Door prizes. Auctions. After party at the Rappville Hotel. Live music. Camping. Breaks Sunday. 100 percent proceeds to Camp Quality. Rock Valley Chapter VMC: 0402-339-590; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mild to Wild Charity Bike Show (NSW); 12 June. Corrugated Cafe, Peats Ridge. Bike categories including Historic, Ladies, 3 Wheeler, Paint. Trade stalls, displays, live bands; entertainment to keep the kids happy. Plenty of refreshments available. Free entry from 10 am. Trade stall & show bikes/display set up from 8 am. Come along & have a great day & help us raise funds for Trike 4 Katie
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. Hosted by Firebird Classic MCC: 0423-490-460.
Poker Run, Show & Shine (Qld); 25 June. 379 Boundary Road, Narangba. Stands up 1000. Live band. Licenced bar. Burnout comp. Free camping. Patriots Australia Qld Chapter: 0411-820-844.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.
Christmas Light Night Charity Ride (Qld); 9 July. 5 pm—7.30 pm. Ride for the Children’s Wards across the Gold Coast supported by the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation. This year our event is being held away from all the other fund raising in the busy time at the end of the year. This year’s ride will be held as part of the Gold Coast Christmas in July celebrations & aims to again provide boredom buster packs for the children in hospital at this cold time of the year when the days are shorter & nights are longer. We will keep you all informed of the progress & will send out reminders as the time gets closer. Thank you from all the members of the Gold Coast Cruiser Club.
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
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/Biker Events in August 2016
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
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
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.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.Biker Events in November 2016
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.