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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Victorious: an exhibition of motorcycle inspired photography (NSW); 28 May. 6 pm M2 Gallery, 450 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills.
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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
; website: www.historicwinton.org
Canteen Charity Ride (Qld); 31 May. Canteen, the Australian organisation for young people living with cancer. Ride starts 9 am at SunCity Harley-Davidson, 735 Woolcock Street, Townsville; 07-4774-2355.Biker Events in June 2015
Rallyman Rally (NSW); 5—8 June. Motorcycles, mountains, music. Old sawmill site in the middle of Grevilla Village (30 km north of Kyogle) right beside Summerland Way. Food & alcohol available. Plenty of camping space & firewood. Live music. All motorcyclists welcome. Free entry. Kog: 02-6633-3104.
Gasoline Alley H-D 4th Birthday Party (Qld); 13 June. Down Under tribute band, BBQ, jumping castle, beer garden, free kids face painting, games, draws, heaps of specials. 3445 Pacific Hwy, Springwood; 07-3442-2300.
Better Late Than Never Blanket Run (NSW); 13 June. Meet from 8.30 am at Barnes Store, Murrumburrah, for breakfast; 10.30 am ride to Commercial Hotel, Bowning, then on to Zac’s Place Community Centre, Yass, for a BBQ lunch. All blankets & donations will be presented to the Salvos & Vinnies. Glenn: 0409-384-444.
Ned Kelly Last Shoot Out Run (NSW); 27—28 June. Assemble 2 pm at Glenrowan Hotel; depart for a scenic ride retracing the steps of Ned Kelly; then finally visit his grave. Live entertainment; plenty of raffles; camp fire & BBQ dinner. Freedom Riders Albury: 0439-590-868.Biker Events in July 2015
Winter Rally (NSW); 11—12 July. 50 acres of land approx. 4 km south of Nerriga on the Nowra/Braidwood Road. Gates open Friday. Plenty of camping & firewood, with a huge bonfire & a band playing on Saturday night. Refreshments & food available. Gymkhana Saturday3 pm; trophies presented at 8 pm. leave your dogs, glass and bad attitudes at home, bring the family & have a great time with us. Entry $20 or $15 prepaid. Cars carrying downed motorcyclists are welcome but will not be permitted into the camping area.
United Tourers: 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com
Emu Gully Land & Air Spectacular (Qld); 11—12 July. Emu Gully is located at the foothills of Toowoomba. This is a full 2 day motorcycle rally & poker run held in conjunction with Emu Gully's event. Patriots Australia Western Ranges Chapter: 0411-529-165; http://www.patriotswesternranges.org/index.php?page=rides-and-events
32nd All Bike Show (FNQ); 18—19 July. Paxton's Old Warehouse, River Street, Mackay. Entries from 7.30 am Saturday. Public admissions Saturday 10 am—9 pm; Sunday 8.30 am to Class Presentations at 3 pm. There will in excess of 100 bikes on display covering 15 classes, from vintage to classic to competition & customs. Bar & food available on site. All the major bike shops will be in attendance. The British Motorcycle Owners Association of Mackay: 0418-185-974 or 0418-728-273.Biker Events in August 2015
National Vietnam Veterans Day (NSW); 15 August. Chapter property Pearlbrook near Murrurundi (just follow the signs along Timor Road to Scotts Creek Road). Gates open 10 am. Entry $25 per person; under 18-year-olds admitted free. Kids welcome. Trade stalls, plenty of food & a well stocked bar. Commemorative Service at 3.40 pm. Live music entertainment. Plenty of camping spots available from Friday. Bring your warm clothing. No BYO, alcohol or dogs. Veterans MC NSW Chapter: 0429-033-449; 02-6546-6107.
Biker Events in September 2015
20th Annual Memorial Ride (Qld); 5 September. Departing 10 am. 31 Green Road, Regents Park. $5 BBQ breakfast available from 9 am. Everyone & all makes of bikes most welcome. For more information or to add a name to the Memorial List, call God’s Squad CMC Brisbane: 0407-148-186; email Brisbane@gscmc.com
31st Annual Sidecar Rally (NSW); 26—27 September. O’Connell Campground by the Fish River. Walking distance to the O’Connell Hotel & the Avenue Café. 22 km from Bathurst. Live music Saturday night; charity bike & rod show Sunday. Bring the kids & have a great weekend. Let’s see how many sidecars we can gather. Sidecar Owners Association: 02-6337-5705; email: email@example.com
; www.srkengineering.com.auBiker Events in October 2015
Australian National Show & Shine (Vic); 4 October. Seven Creeks Park, Euroa, beside a meandering stream with plenty of shade trees. 8 am—3 pm; judging starts 10 am. 90 trophies for all makes from veteran to latest model show cars & bikes. Visitors $2; show vehicles $5 (includes driver). Rated a ‘must visit’ by Unique Cars Magazine with more than 1000 vehicles on display, live music in three different locations, 80 stall street market, trade stalls, plenty of hot country food, & children's rides. This is a great family day out for all the family. Website: australiannationalshowandshine.com.au
Blessing of the Bikes (Vic); 10 October. More than 2000 motorbikes last year. Conducted by Pastor David Holt & The Rev John McMahon, the blessing will provide an opportunity for all motorcycle riders to have them & their bikes blessed for a safe riding season, an opportunity to remember & pay respects to riders who’ve ridden on, while providing an opportunity for camaraderie & friendship & promoting bike safety, along with a positive image of motorcycling for the community at large. inline4cafe, Mirboo North. More details: inline4cafe.com.au
Harry’s Old Style Bikeshow (Qld); 31 October. VV & VMC Bunker, 132 Meakin Road, Kingston. Follow us on facebook & www.harryscustom.com.au
Biker Events in November 2015
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.
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.