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Biker Events in October 2015
Euchre Run (NSW); 24 October. Meet at Pie In The Sky, Old Pacific Hwy, Cowan. Registration from 8.30 am; ride departs 10 am. $15 to register. Loads of prizes & giveaways during the ride; will conclude with party & entertainment. Everyone is welcome. Join us for a great day of riding. We are a social motorcycle club which encourages & promotes all aspects of motorcycling. Proudly sponsored by Birds Bitz, Sew Wot, Bikiechic, Flamingo Road plus many more great businesses. Firebird Classic MCC
Leeton Harley & Bike Muster (NSW); 24 October. Leeton Showground. 3 pm—6 pm all ages family entertainment. 6 pm—12 am strictly over 18’s only. Show & Shine, tyre pull, bike gymkhana, burnout pad. Full bar facilities, food stalls. Live bands & entertainment. Camping available. No colours. Adults $25; kids under 18 free. Calo’s Riders Club: 0427-264-508. Facebook.com/calosridersclub
Charity Ride (NSW/Vic); 24 October. Registration from 9 am; leaving 10 am from Junction Square, High Street, Wodonga. We will travel through the scenic countryside to the historic gold rush town of Beechworth, passing on through to the village of Stanley & onto Myrtleford where will stop for an hour's lunch break. After lunch we set off through some of the hills & dales of the North East Region of Victoria eventually finding our way back to St Ives Hotel on the Lincoln Causeway. Gateway Island is opposite St Ives & is where the next day's Border Bike Fest Show & Shine & Swap Meet is being held. Ulysses Club Inc Albury Wodonga Branch: 0407-233-312.
Motorcycle Awareness Week (ACT); 24—30 October. Joe Rider will set off on 24 October to ride for a week for rider awareness. Spot Joe Rider & email email@example.com to register your sighting to go in the draw for a prize. Entries close 1 November. 24 October: Pink Ribbon Ride. 28 October: Riders Forum. 30 October: Bikers Breakfast at 7 am in front of Old Parliament House. Motorcycle Riders Association of the ACT: 0448-336-111; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Border Bike Fest (Vic); 25 October. Gateway Lakes, Lincoln Causeway. Bike registration: 8—10 am. Exhibition & swap meet: 10 am—2 pm. Modern, vintage & veteran bike entries welcome. Charity auction, mega raffle, trade stands, live music, on-site catering, kids amusements. Dog & alcohol free event. Lions: 0408-691-224; Ulysses: 0438-591-692; www.motorbikeshowandshine.com
Brain Cancer Charity Ride (Qld); 25 October. Meet 8 am at Gold Coast Harley-Davidson for registration; depart 8.30 am. Ride to Ballina for BBQ lunch. $20 entry includes ride patch, raffle ticket & Bikers for Brains T-shirt. Search Facebook for Bikers for Brains
Harry’s Old Style Bikeshow (Qld); 31 October. VV & VMC Bunker, 132 Meakin Road, Kingston. Follow us on facebook & www.harryscustom.com.au
Cystic Fibrosis Poker Run (Vic); 31 October. Depart 10.45 am from Shepparton Motor Museum, 7723 Goulburn Valley Highway, Kialla. Contact: 0438-522-228.
21st Poker Run (Vic); 31 October. UATT Clubhouse, Toners Lane, Morwell. Camping & bar open from Friday 5 pm. Band Saturday night. Drinks less than pub prices. No BYO or animals. More info: 0438-270-582.
Thunder Rally (NSW); 30 October—1 November. 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 (exceeding 4 kilo) have been caught right at the site! All bikes & riders welcome. Ducati Owners Club of NSW: 0404-002-427.
Biker Events in November 2015
Bikes Through A Bar (Qld); 1 November. Wallaville Hotel. Registration from 8 am. Live entertainment/camping Saturday night. MACE Wide Bay: 0409-575-284; www.eatmyshorts.com.au
Mods vs Rockers (Vic); 1 November. Bridie O’Reilley’s Pub, 29 Sydney Road (cnr Brunswick Road) Brunswick. Starting at 11.30 am. Live bands, trade stalls, BBQ, Show ‘n’ Shine, raffle. Entry $10; all profits to OzChild. The 59 Club Australia: www.the59club.org.au
Ballarat Festival of Motoring (Vic); 3 November. Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka. 10 am—4 pm. Vehicles will be displayed on the lawns of the beautiful Eureka Stockade Gardens. Drive your special vehicle & escape to Ballarat or just come to admire the vehicles on show & join like-minded enthusiasts for a celebration of all facets of motoring. Prizes will be awarded on the day for specific categories. Visit www.made.org
for more information.
Remembrance Day Poker Run (NSW); 7 November. Bangalow RSL, Station Street. Registration from 1000; depart at 1100 sharp. $20 entry. All bikes & rider types welcome. Music, door prizes & raffles. $200 best hand; $50 worst hand. Camping area available for after-party. Supporting Veteran groups in Northern NSW. Veterans MC Rock Valley Chapter: 0430-747-788.
Fundraising Freedom Concert (Qld); 7 November. Wooroolin South Burnett. Eight bands, raffles, food & drinks, & free camping. A great weekend for all. This year all funds going to South Burnett charity, Pathway To Hope, for Rural Mental Health awareness & projects. From farmers to bikies, CSG to VLAD & beyond, all levels of Government have slashed, cut & destroyed help for those in desperate need. www.facebook.com/pages/Freedom-Concert-and-Family-Fun-Day
Luke McGrory Memorial Poker Run (Qld); 7 November. Registration from 8.30 am; leave 10 am from Advancetown Hotel. All welcome: cars & bikes. Great prizes; band afterwards. Kev: 0413-156-871.
Fish Holes Motorcycle Rally (Vic); 13—15 November. Enduro Road (follow the rally signs from the Shell servo at Portland). Fully catered; no BYO. Showers, toilets & firewood supplied. Music Friday night, gymkhana Saturday afternoon, 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 Inc: 0418-528-002 or 0401-522-786.
Rolling Dice Run Charity Ride (NSW); 14 November. Meet Horsley Park Tavern. Registrations from 10 am; ride departs 11.30 am. $20 entry 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.
Remembrance Day Memorial Run (Vic); 14 November. Register at 10:15 am; leave 11 am from Robin Hood Hotel, Drouin West. All bikes welcome. Vietnam Veterans MC & Veterans MC, Gippsland Chapter, in conjunction with the VVMC Memorial Riders: www.vvmcvic.org
Nathalia Fire Brigade Motorcycle Show (Vic): 15 November. Nathalia Recreation Reserve. Food, drink & camping. Call: 0409-943-538; email: email@example.com
Sydney Motorcycle Show (NSW); 20 —22 November. Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush. sydney-motorcycle-show
Christmas Light Night Charity Ride (Qld); 26 November. Ride for the Children’s Ward. Gifts for the children to use in hospital arriving at night on a two-wheeled iron sled. Meet 5:30 pm at The Pines Elanora outside McDonalds; depart 6 pm sharp. Ride up the highway to (or meet at) the Q-Super Centre, Markeri Street; depart 6:45 pm sharp. Ride up the highway to (or meet at) the Harbour Town Shopping Centre; depart 7:15 pm. Arrive at the Hospital at approx. 7:25 pm to be greeted by the staff when we deliver the gifts. Follow us on a short night ride to the Advancetown Hotel for a light dinner & best light/bike prizes. Gold Coast Cruiser Club: 0412-577-153; www.goldcoastcruiserclub.com
Hastings Valley Rally (NSW); 27—29 November. Formerly Long Flat Rally. Live bands, camping & run patch, BBQ & pub bistro, show ‘n’ shine, tattoo show, market stalls. $10 entry. Patch clubs by invite only.
Dungaree’s Motorcycle Ride: Warwick to Brisbane (Qld); 28—29 November. Register from noon Saturday at Warwick Showgrounds; camping available to all. Depart Warwick 8.30 am to arrive at Forest Hill to unveil plaque to commemorate the Dungaree Recruitment March in 1915. www.militarybrotherhood.com.au
Biker Events in December 2015
40th & Final Christmas Rally (NSW); 5—6 December. Rally is held 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 bonfire on Saturday night (fire bans permitting).Band playing on Saturday night. If it all gets too hot for you go for a swim down in the creek. Gymkhana 3 pm on Saturday afternoon; trophies presented on Sunday at 8 am. Entry fee is $20 or $15 prepaid. So leave your Dogs, Glass & bad Attitudes at home, bring the Family & have a great time with us. United Tourers: 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com
Gippsland Motorcyclists Toy Run (Vic); 5 December. Departs Kay Street, Traralgon, at 11 am. Bikes gather from 9 am for breakfast. Bring along a toy to support the Salvos & Vinnies. Ride concludes at Old Gippstown, Moe, for lunch & presentation of toys. For more details contact Alf: 0412-313-168.
26th Annual Wollongong Toy Run (NSW); 5 December. Cnr Shellharbour Road & Addison Street, Shellharbour. Leaves at 10.30 am sharp; 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.The Newcastle Toy Run (NSW); 6 December. More info to come.
Live Music at the Clubhouse (NSW); 12 December. Vee Dubbs & Black Diamond. GMC Australia, Portland Street, Maitland.
Annual Ipswich Toy Run (Qld); 13 December. Meet Brassall Shopping Centre (Hunter Street). Registration from 8 am; departs 10.30 am. Finish at Ipswich Show Grounds. Become part of the festivities by participating in the ride, donating a toy or by coming out to see Santa & the motorbikes as they pass. All bikes parked on the Ipswich Show Grounds oval at the conclusion of the ride (keep following the leader). Bikes are not locked in. In aid of the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal & Ulysses Club Arthritis Research Fund. Ulysses Club Inc: 0427-033-592; 0409-277-087.
Toy Run For Father Bob (Vic); 13 December. O’Donnell Gardens next to Luna Park in St Kilda. No event registration or fee; just roll up for 5 minutes or 5 hours from 9 am to 3 pm. If you aren’t riding there’s a tram stop right outside Luna Park. Bring your kids to see the bikes. There will be live music in the gardens, a Sunday Market on the Upper Esplanade, the beach & St Kilda Pier & lots of great places to eat. The toy run will leave Luna Park at 11 am & travel along the beach to Port Melbourne then back to Luna Park. All road laws apply. Please do not overtake on the ride. A police escort has been requested. There will be a prize for the best decorated motorcycle, scooter, sidecar & trike. Riders are encourage to wear fancy dress. You can’t have too many Santas at Christmas time. There will be a prize for the best dressed male & female riders. Damien: 0419-846-855; www.facebook.com/independentridersgroup
Sydney Toy Run (NSW); 13 December. Meet 8.30 am for breakfast at the New Victoria Tavern, 447 Victoria Street, Wetherill Park; depart 10.30 am to ride to Westmead Children’s Hospital. 12.30 pm return ride to Alroy Tavern, Plumpton, for lunch & raffle. www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Old School New Year’s Eve Party (Qld); 30 December—1 January. 127 Purga School Road, Purga. Camping on grounds. Family friendly atmosphere. All types of bikes & cars welcome. Show & Shine. Undercover partying area. There’ll be a band on Wednesday & Desiato playing late on NYE. BYO grog. Meals supplied by local clubs. No attitudes, no fires, no dogs. Zak: 0422-821-230; Duffy: 0419-417-263.
Pickled Galah New Year's Eve Rally (Qld); 30 December—1 January. Live music, Show & Shine, Back to School Party (30th), Pub Olympics, wet T-shirt comp, great camping inc hot showers, fully catered & country pub prices. Maidenwell Hotel. $25 inc badge. For further info go to www.pickledgalah.com.au
NYE Party (NSW); 31 December. Live music. GMC Australia, Portland Street, Maitland.
Biker Events in January 2016
Power Up The Putty (NSW); 22—24 January. The Grey Gum Café, Old Putty Road, Putty (halfway between Windsor & Singleton). This is a 3-day car, bike & music festival held the weekend before Australia Day. 100 percent of the proceeds donated to Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets through the NSWRL Hogs for Homeless team. Northern Beaches Social Riders: www.rideforthekids.com.auBiker Events in February 2016
Great Southern Ride (Qld—Vic); 1—15 February. 15 days, 5000 km, 50 bikes, 100 percent fun. Organised by Gasoline Alley: 07-3442-2300.
3rd Annual Sun Country Motorcycle Show 'n' Shine & Swap Meet (Vic); 3 February. Yarrawonga Foreshore from 7.30 am. Hosted by the Sun Country Historic Vehicle & Machinery Club Inc. Open to Vintage to Modern Motorcycles. This year features trikes, 3-wheelers & sidecars. Bike entry & public $2; children under 16 free. Info Barry: 03-5873-4267. Site bookings $10: 0409-233-360.
National Capital Motor Cycle Show (ACT); 6 February. Westside Action Park, Barrine Drive. Show bike entry from 7.30 am. General admission 11 am—10 pm. More info to come.Biker Events in March 2016
4th Annual 2 Wheels To Wagin Dice Run (WA); 5 March (Labour Day Long Weekend). This run is about suicide prevention that affects most of us in some form or other. Starts at Pete’s Harley Services, 35 Colin Jamieson Drive, Welshpool. Registration from 9 am; stands up at 10:30 am. $50 includes a meal. Loads of giveaways & raffles with great prizes to be won. Camping area at the Wagin Showgrounds. All bikes welcome. No patches please. For more info: 0409-350-614; www.facebook.com/2wheelstowagin?fref=ts