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 February 2015
Bathurst Street & Custom Motorcycle Show (NSW);7 February. 9 am—3 pm in Russell Street Road Closure. Last year 280 motorcycles & riders of all descriptions attended to make this show very appealing for the thousands of locals who attended. General admission is free. Riders entering the formal competition can pay $10 on the day or enter the rally awards for free. A focus this year will be the growing momentum for a second racetrack in Bathurst. Greg Hirst: 02-9635-0761.
Thunder West (NSW); 7 February. Gates open 10 am at the Chapter Property at Pearlbrook near Murrurundi (follow the signs along Timor Road to Scotts Creek Road). $20 per person; under 18-year-olds admitted free. Plenty of stalls, food & a well stocked bar. Try your luck at the Motorcycle & Trike Show & shine or the tattoo competition with categories for both male & female. Live music & wet T-shirt competition (1st prize $500). Plenty of camping sites available from Thursday. No BYO alcohol (the Chapter reserves the right to inspect vehicles) or dogs. A booze bus service operates from Murrurundi for the cost of a gold coin donation to charity. Veterans MC (NSW): 0407-945-991; from 5 February: 02-6546-6107.
North West Motorcycle Show (Tas); 7—8 February. Ulverstone Rowing Club. Celebrating 100 years of motorcycling. Food, entertainment & more than 100 motorcycles on display from 1915—2015. Adults $10; under 16 free. More info: 0418-142-158 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Junee Poker Run & Blues Night (NSW); 7 February. Ride leaves 10.30 am from Junee Golf Club. $25 includes bands & BBQ lunch. $10 buffet meal avail on the night. Prizes, raffles & giveaways. Lucky door prize $500. All bikes welcome; bus avail for non-riders. Bands: Shaun, Cleveland Blues & The Convicts. Proceeds to Can Assist. Ron: 0428-246-048.
Annual Sunrise Run (Qld); 8 February. Registration from 4.30 am from three start points: BP Blacksoil (0410-067-647); Robina Railway Station (0402-453-495); 7/11 Bribie Island Road (0488-430-838). Ride starts 5 am sharp.
Workmate Poker Rally (NSW); 14 February. Gates open 8 am at Armidale Showground. Campsites available. BBQ breakfast, live bands. No BYO, no patches. Raising money to help local families suffering illness. Justeen Byrne: 02-6771-2433; email: email@example.com
The Bike & Car Show (Vic); 14 February. From 12 midday. Burnout comp. Wet T-shirt comp. Miss Bike & Car Show. Trade stalls. Topless barmaids. Music by Einstein’s Toyboys. Free BBQ lunch. Registration From 10:30 am; judging From 12:30 pm. Iron Horsemen MC: 0422-246-671; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ponde (SA); 21 February. Sand drags, BMX, burnouts. Strong Man Competition. Live bands. Food & drink stalls. Free overnight camping. 1st round of the FMX Championship. Australian Sand Drag Association: www.ponde.com Kyabram Bike, Hot Rod, Tattoo & Big Rig Show (Vic); 28 February. 12 noon till late.
National HOG Rally (NSW); 27 February—1 March. Transforming the Australian Equine & Livestock Evenys Centre in Tamworth into an Iron Horse Muster.
Biker Events in March 2015 Logan Car Show (Qld); 1 March. 9 am—2 pm. It's going to be bigger & better with rides, entertainment, dancers, bands, trade stands, food, drinks, plus, of course, cars, bikes & utes! With more than 25 trophy categories & this year’s new edition of CASH prizes, it's going to be a great day! Come along & view the best of the best from single entries to clubs. Meet the Triple M Street Team. Great raffles & much more! One of this year’s new attractions is a Sound Off Comp. Jump on our facebook page to keep up to date with all the new attractions. Ring to book your car club & ensure your spot! PCYC Logan City: 07-3442-1700; email: email@example.com
Snake Valley Motorcycle Rally (Vic); 6—8 March. Shady Acres Farm, 30 km west of Ballarat. Free camping all weekend. Show ‘n’ Shine Saturday 11 am. Food & trade stalls all weekend. Featuring: The Giants, American Eagles, Rock ‘n’ Roll Outlaw, Peta Evans-Taylor, Straight 8’s, Tattoo Rose, Dirty Bogarts, Blue Dog Cruiser, Stringybark McDowell. Admission $50. Strictly 18 & over. Enquiries: 0432-776-458.
Mad Max No Man’s Land Run (Vic); 7—9 March. Assembly Point: Sea Lake Hotel. Saturday night rock & roll entertainment: Code 5. Sunday 10 am departure to Silverton NSW. Expected time of arrival 6 pm. Accommodation: Penrose Park Camping Site. Sunday night entertainment: Silverton Hotel. Monday we will visit the actual scene location where Mad Max 2 was filmed. Mid-afternoon: pass through Broken Hill town centre to the Mad Max Museum. Guest will be Terry Gibson, the stunt man in Mad Max. The same week the Silverton Collective will be in full swing where between 50—60 Mad Max fans bring their cars & bikes & replay some of the scenes. Freedom Riders: 0425-106-384; http://freedomridersvic.miiduu.com/nomans-land-mad-max-run-2015
Penguin Poker Run (NSW); 8 March. Ride starts 9.30 am from The Shed, Unit 1/7 Kellaway Place, Wetherill Park; ride ends back at The Shed for last poker hand & raffle. Bikers Australia: 0448-245-377; www.bikersaustralia.com.au Anti-Domestic Violence/Luke Batty Memorial Ride (Vic); 14 March. Gather at Frankston Pier Car Park from 9 am. Ride leaves at 10.10 am for Rosebud Church of Christ, corner Inglewood & Jetty Roads. Special guest speakers, meet Rosie Batty; live music & information services available. Sausage BBQ, tea & coffee, raffle, custom cars on display. Call James: 0407-054-966; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Supported by Pilgrim CMC, Harley Owners Group, Ulysses Club Inc.
The Big Ride 4 Parkinson’s (NSW); 14—15 March. Meet 8 am at Sydney Olympic Park & head off in groups stopping along the way at Lithgow for morning tea, then on to Orange for lunch & arriving at our destination, The Dish at Parkes, for a photo opportunity. Stay in Parkes overnight with food, music & entertainment provided at The Parkes Showground. The riders then head off to Sydney on Sunday morning via Forbes, Orange & Lithgow. Parkinson's NSW: 0402-285-080; email: email@example.com; website: www.thebigride.com.au
Ride To Work Breakfast (Vic); 16 March. Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne. 7—9 am. No entry fee or event registration; just turn up. TAC is a sponsor & will donate a gold coin to the Father Bob Foundation for every rider who turns up in full protective gear. The aim is to promote safe riding & generate some positive publicity for motorcycle and scooter riders.
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/
Biker Events in April 2015
Bankstown Motorcycle Show (NSW); 3 April. Good Friday. The biggest bike show in Oz. Bankstown Paceway, 178 Eldridge Road. 10 am—8 pm. $30 entry; children under 12 free. www.hardnfast.com
Biker Events in May 2015 Brass Monkey Rally (NSW); 2 May. The most fun you can have in long-johns. Rydal Showground (sign-posted from Lithgow). Bike show, licenced bar, tattoo comp, gymkhana, bands, huge bonfire, hot food, trade stalls, rally awards. $25 entry (under 12 free). Strictly no fireworks, no BYOG, no dogs. Bikers Australia: 0448-245-377; www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour (Vic); 29 May. Assembling 9 am at the Benalla Art Gallery. Red plate vehicles welcome. Concludes with a Shine & Show display. Further info: 0417-306-332; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Historic Winton (Vic); 29— 31 May. Winton Motor Raceway. Australia’s largest & most popular all-historic motor race meeting presents a weekend of non-stop racing featuring more than 400 historic racing cars & motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s. Spectator access to the competition paddock with fabulous old racing machines on open display, & if you have a classic or special-interest car or bike, park in the Spectator Display Area. Conducted by the Austin 7 Club with assistance from the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Vic. Enquiries: 03-5428-2689; email: email@example.com; website: www.historicwinton.org Biker Events in December 2015
Toy Run (Vic); 6 December. Father Bob in Melbourne. The 2014 event was a small soggy success. It rained & rained but we did some good for Father Bob & we generated some positive publicity for motorcycle & scooter riders. It was a great atmosphere.