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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 July 2014

Black Dog Ride Around Australia to hit the road in July. Registration for concurrent state rides now open. Black Dog Riders are gearing up for an epic Ride Around Australia in July to raise awareness for depression and suicide prevention. On the 26 July, 70 Black Dog Riders will embark on a 32-day journey around Australia. Starting and finishing in Sydney, the ride will cover a distance of 14,500 km. State rides will run concurrently to the Black Dog Ride Around Australia as it passes through each state. Registration is now open for the state rides and riders are encouraged to register early to secure a spot. Registration for the state rides will close on Monday, 30 June 2014. The ride’s founder Steve Andrews, who lost his mother to suicide, will be leading the riders around Australia. “Depression is an illness, not a weakness, and effective treatments are available. If we talk about depression and work together, we can make a difference,” said Steve. The Ride Around Australia will follow the course taken by Steve Andrews five years ago when he first embarked on his inaugural solo ride to raise awareness for the cause. Since then, Black Dog Ride has raised more than $1,300,000 for mental health and suicide prevention services, raising more than $500,000 last year alone. Funds raised during the Ride Around Australia will go towards Lifeline Australia’s suicide prevention programs and Mental Health First Aid’s teen course program—teaching high school students how to provide mental health first aid for their friends If you need urgent help or support, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14. For more information, see www.blackdogride.com.au or contact Sarah Brown on 02-9279-0672 or sarah@stolenquotes.com.

Biker Events in August 2014

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Blanket Run (NSW); 3 August. Meet 10.30 am, Krispy Kreme, Penrith Leagues Club, Mulgoa Road. Leave 11.30 am for Prince Alfred Park, Nth Parramatta for the launch of Homeless Persons Week. Bikers Australia & our Brotherhood mates.

A Free Seminar On The Future Of Motorcycling In Victoria (Vic); 9 August. Brown's Corner Hotel, Sydney Road, Coburg, at Bell Street. Speakers will raise issues that effect motorcycle & scooter riders then there will be question & answer sessions. 12 noon—1.55 pm: lunch & informal discussion (attendees pay for their own lunch). 2 pm: welcome & introduction by MC Damien Codognotto OAM. 2.05 pm: Shadow Minister for Roads & TAC Luke Donnellan MP. 2.30 pm: Damien. Bad data & bad advice means bad laws. 2.35 pm: Steve Bardsley from the VSRA. The Blame Game. 3 pm: Damien. Court observers & the IRG survey & anti club laws. 3.05 pm: John Voyage, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. “Sorry mate. I did not see you.” 3.30 pm: Damien. State Election 29 November. If you want fair laws, taxes & treatment on the road—get involved. 3.35 pm: Vicky Creed on communicating with politicians. Hi Viz vest laws. 3.55 pm: Damien. The Toy Run for Father Bob will generate good media. 4 pm: close. Greg Hirst will film the seminar for his Temporary Australians TV show. For details on the seminar go to www.facebook.com/independentridersgroup

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National Vietnam Veterans Day aka Long Tan Day (NSW); 16 August. Gates open 10 am at Pearlbrook near Murrurundi (follow the signs along Timor Road to Scotts Creek Road). $20 per person; under 18-year-olds admitted free. Kids welcome. Trade stalls, plenty of food & a well stocked bar. Commemorative Service to commence at 3.40 pm. Live musical entertainment Plenty of camping spots available from Friday. Bring your warm clothing. NO BYO alcohol or dogs. Veterans MC (NSW): 0407-94-5991; 02-6546-6107.

14th Annual Bike Show & Party (Qld); 23 August. Mareeba Workers Club, 3 Reynolds Street. 11 am till late. Overnight camping; 3 live bands. All welcome. Phone: 0419-715-285.

Biker Events in September 2014

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Frogs Hollow Bike Show (Qld); 6 September. Apple Tree Creek Sports Grounds, Bruce Hwy. 12 class bike show with a class for everyone from full custom to early iron. Burn-out competition. Charity bash a bike—we smash one up for the not so lucky. Heaps of trade displays & stalls. Live bands: Dave Ritter Band, Flame, Bluesville Station. Full bar & food facilities with free camping on site. Find us on Facebook. Consolidated Bikers Association Australia: 0414-331-653.

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Show ‘n’ Shine (NSW)’ 6 September. Live entertainment all day leading into the night. Full bar facilities & food available. $10 entry & $20 show entrant (includes rider/driver). Cnr Old Illawarra & Menai Roads. Veterans MC: 0424-156-271.

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Brisbane Memorial Run (Qld); 6 September. Meet from 9 am at JC Slaughter Falls, Mt Coot-tha. Ride leaves 11 am sharp. Free entry. Lunch stop. Everyone & all bikes welcome. God’s Squad CMC. More info or to add a name to the Memorial List, call 0416-101-595; email: brisbane@gscmc.com

East West Poker Run (Qld); 6 September. Run departs 1000 hours from D'Aguilar Hotel; terminates at Atkinson Dam. $20 per rider. Food, refreshments, camping available, live music. Diggers Military MC, Vegas Chapter: 0402-746-511; facebook.com/events/243933489134271/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

DMMC Vegas Poker Run (Qld); 6 September. Run departs D'Aguilar Hotel & terminates at the Atkinson Dam (near Lowood). Registration from 1000 hours. $20 per rider. At the end of the run there will be live music, merchandise stalls, raffles, motorbike displays by various motorbike dealerships, & plenty of food & drink. Camping facilities are available. Bring the family. The Diggers Military Motorcycle Club is not a 1% club but an organisation for Regular, Reserve and Ex-Serving members of the Australian Defence Force; members who engage in regular meets & who encompass the spirit of riding motorcycles while having the comradeship that develops from military service & the MC brotherhood bond. Diggers Military MC Vegas Chapter (Brisbane): 0439-977-996; email: diggersmmc.bne@hotmail.com

Bayside Bike Show (Vic); 7 September. Bayside clubhouse, 7B Roper Street, Moorabbin. Show entries 11 am—1 pm; gates open 12 noon. $15 single; $20 family; kids free. Many categories. All makes & models welcome. Prizes & giveaways. Live band. Licensed bar. Hot food available. Patch clubs by invite. Find us on facebook. Immortals MC Bayside: 0407-014-919.

VV&VMC Poker Run (FNQ); 13 September. Starts 1 pm from the Old Railway Hotel (be early to purchase cards); ends at the Kuttabul Hotel with live bands, wet t-shirt comp, burnouts. $1200 Best Hand; $250 Worst Hand; also prizes drawn throughout the afternoon for the card players only. Budget meals available. Free camping so stay the night & party with the Vets for a trouble-free do. Vietnam Veteran & Veterans MC Nth Qld Chapter Mackay: 0427-557-087; email lloydharmsworth@bigpond.com

Longriders Bike Show (NSW); 20 September. Change of venue: The Fishermans Village Resort, Moffats Road, Swan Bay, Port Stephens; north of Raymond Terrace & south of Karuah off the Pacific Highway. 11 am—5 pm. Live bands, trade stalls, kids entertainment, a bikes only swap meet, & a 16 category bike show. All welcome. Trade stalls & swap meet sites phone Nicole: 0403-582-785. Phone Pancho 0405-082-891 for everything else. Longriders CMC NSW Chapter.

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Hunter Valley Poker Run (NSW); 20 September. Registration starts at 11 am; FREE sausage sizzle at the start. Only $20 per hand. Cash prizes for 1st, runner up & worst hands. After run party back at clubhouse with live music. Gather at the Bank Hotel, East Maitland. Departs 12 midday. Contact 0477-283-054 or email:gladiatorsmcaustralia@gmail.com for more info.

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: angry@bikesthruabar.com.au; website: www.bikesthruabar.com.au

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

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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: admin@sons-of-aus.com

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.

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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: annettethcc@acr.net.au
Biker Events in November 2014

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: graaf@internode.on.ne

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.

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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

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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).

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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.

Moto Expo (Vic); 28—30 November. Melbourne Showgrounds. Troy Bayliss Events: www.troybaylissevents.com

Biker Events in December 2014

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The Last Stand Protest Ride (ACT); 1 December. Parliament House Canberra. 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.

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.

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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/









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