Biker Events in May 2013
Historic Winton (Vic); 24—26 May. Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla. Australia’s largest 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. Conducted by the Austin 7 Club with assistance from the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Vic: www.historicwinton.org
HOGS for Heroes Charity Poker Run (NSW); 26 May. Rego 8—9.15 am at the Goonellabah Tavern. Ride through the beautiful scenery of the North Coast of NSW. All proceeds split between Westpac Rescue Helicopter & Can Teen. All welcome. Northern NSW HOG: 0449-040-550.
Weekend Wheels (NSW); 26 May. Cowper Street, Taree. Cars, bikes, hotrods, dragsters, street machines. Dyno display. Motor build comp. Special appearance by Big Dog. Taree Rescue Squad in conjunction with Manning Valley Cruzers Inc: 0428-655-007.Biker Events in June 2013
Rallyman Rally (NSW); 7—10 June. Old sawmill site, Grevillia, 30 km along Summerland Way north of Kyogle. Food & alcohol available on site. Plenty of camping space & firewood. Live music. All motorcyclists welcome. Free entry. Badges $10. Contact Kog: 02-66-333-104.
Lost But Not Forgotten Poker Run (NSW); 8 June. Sign on 9 am Wallacia Hotel; leave 10.30 am. Camping available. Live bands, female review plus lots more. All bikes welcome. Ride for those you have lost. Outcasts Australia: 0425-325-283.
Snake Eyes Roll The Dice (Qld); 9 June. Registration, ride brief, at Apollonian Hotel, Boreen Point, from 0800. Dice rolls as per briefing. Departure 1000. Entertainment, raffles, hot snacks, cold drinks, dice throw off. Free camping. All riders welcome. Supporting The Salvation Army Red Shield Defence Services. Patriots Wide Bay: 0448-082-303.
South Eastern Suburbs Tattoo Show (Vic); 15 June. 21 Titan Drive, Carrum Downs. 16 categories including Best Artist & Most Exotic Piercing. Live music, food & refreshments. Patch clubs by invite only. Outlaws MC Melbourne Chapter: 0458-784-560.
Poker Run & Show ‘n’ Shine (Qld); 29 June. The Church, 379 Boundary Road, Narangba. Sign in from 0800 hours. Ride starts at 1000 hours sharp! Cash prize for Best & Worst Hand. Show & Shine with 10 categories (bikes must be ridden in). Live band, food & drinks on site, burn-out comp, multi-draw raffles, on site toilets & shower, free camping available. Patriots Queensland: 0422-434-295.
Biker Events in July 2013
Sportsman’s Night (NSW); 5 July. Gladiator Blvd, Maitland. $25 will get you in for the night with eats & drinks plus show. Starts 8:30 pm, & at midnight, women will join us with a DJ till the wee hours. Gladiators MC Australia: 0448-288-898.
Guardians Annual Poker Run (Qld); 13 July. Sign on from 10 am; leaving 11 am from Lawrence Drive Tavern, Nerang. Bikini wash from 9 am. Ist prize 20 percent of money raised; balance to SADS. All clubs welcome; no politics. All cars welcome to follow & join in. Contact via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Winter Rally (NSW); 13—14 July. Approx. 4 km south of Nerriga on the Nowra—Braidwood Road. Refreshments & food available. The Rally is held on 50 acres of land with plenty of camping & firewood. Huge bonfire Saturday night. Gymkhana 3 pm Saturday afternoon; trophies presented Sunday at 8 am. Leave your dogs, glass & 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 Motorcycle Touring Club: 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com
Logan Car Show (Qld); 14 July. Hot rods, classics, muscle cars, bikes, utes. Raffles, cash prizes, trophies, children’s entertainment, displays, live bands. 9 am—2 pm at Lot 7, Jacaranda Ave, Woodridge. Logan PCYC: 07-3442-1700.
Aussie Speedfest Auto Expo (NSW); 20—21st July. 10 am both days. Tamworth Showground. Be it two wheels or four, there'll be something for everyone. Various food vendors & on-site licensed bar. Great entertainment Saturday night. Massive dance tent featuring some hot DJ’s & Rose Tattoo. Supporting Black Dog Ride that raises awareness of depression, bipolar, suicide prevention & Lifeline. Contact James Small: 0423-465-916; www.aussiespeedfest.com.au
Annual All Bike Show (FNQ); 20—21 July. The old Paxtons Building in River Street, Mackay. British Motorcycle Owners Association: 0418-185-974.
Sy’s Show ‘n’ Shine (NSW); 28 July. Celebrate Sy’s first anniversary of its Campbelltown store. A family fun day with live band, food, kid’s face painting & temporary tattoos, in-store sales, Harley-Davidson parts trailer & much more. Enter their pride & joy into the show for a gold coin donation for charity; register at www.syshd.com.au
Biker Events in August 2013
National Vietnam Veterans Day (NSW); 17 August. Long Tan Day is held at the Chapter Property Pearlbrook near Murrurundi (follow the signs along Timor Road to Scotts Creek Road). Gates open 10 am; entry $15 (under 18 free). Kids welcome. Trade stalls, plenty of food & a well stocked bar. Commemorative Service to commence 3.40 pm. Live musical entertainment. Plenty of camping spots available from Fri. Bring your warm clothing. No BYO alcohol or dogs. Vietnam Veterans MC (NSW): 02-4982-5367; from 15 Aug: 02-6546-6107.Biker Events in September 2013
Bayside Bike Show (Vic); 8 September. Gates open 12 noon. Bayside clubhouse, 7B Roper Street, Moorabbin. Show entries 11 am—1 pm. 13 categories; all makes & models welcome. $25 entry; kids free. Prizes & giveaways. Live band, licensed bar, hot food. Patch clubs by invite. Immortals MC Bayside: 0407-014-919; www.immortals.com.au
VVMC Poker Run (FNQ); 14 September. Depart the Old Railway Hotel (Langfords) Mackay at 12 noon. Finish at the General Gordon Hotel, Homebush Road. Stay the night to party with your friends for a fun filled, trouble free evening. Plenty of camping area available. Live entertainment with wet T-shirt comp & burn-outs. Budget meals available; also breakfast in the morning for the stayers. Poker hand drawn at 7 pm. Winning hand $1200; worst hand $200. Everyone welcome. Vietnam Veterans MC Nth Qld Chapter: 0427-557-087; email: email@example.com
Bundaberg Roll the Dice Run (FNQ): 14 September. Ride leaves East End Hotel, Bargara Road, at 11 am; registration from 9.30 am. After-ride party at East End Hotel. All bikes welcome. American Motorcycle Club. For info contact Tiapan; 0421-359-504.
Medowie Bike Show (NSW); 21 September. Bull n Bush Hotel, Ferodale Road. All welcome at this family event which opens at 11 am with live bands, trade stalls, kids entertainment & a 16 category bike show. Supporting local charity Foodway. Longriders CMC: 0457-374-904.
Ride K’s 4 Kids (NSW—Qld); 20—22 September. Sydney to the Gold Coast. Ride with Tex & Bundy. Kid Safe Foundation: 0405-090-234.Biker Events in October 2013
Golden Dragon Rally (Vic); 4—6 October. Tarnagulla Reserve. Fully catered, bonfire, showers, toilets, undercover areas, badge & awards. Bands Friday & Saturday nights. No glass. Cars off site (unless injured or infirm). $15 prepaid/$20 at the gate. Prepaids to Central Victoria Ulysses Branch, PO Box 736, Bendigo Central PO Vic 3552. Phone Tony 0409-411-557. Website: cvulysses.net
Rollies Speed Shop Open House (Qld); 5 October. 9 am—12 am. Big name manufactures from USA will have a display including Performance Machine, Arlen Ness, Kuryakyn, Baker Drivetrain, Belt Drives Limited. Rollies dealers from across Australia will be in attendance to answer any questions. Rollies Speed Shop, 10 Ross St, Newstead, Qld 4006; 07-3252-5381; www.rolliesspeedshop.com
Tattoo Show (Qld); 12 October. The Bunker, 132 Meakin Road, Kingston. Gates open 10 am; rego 12 noon—2.30 pm; judging starts 3 pm. 33 categories; 99 trophies. Live band: Lee Conway & The Dirt Band supported by mark Sheils. Camping with all amenities. No glass, no fires, no dogs, no bad attitudes. Vietnam Veterans & Veterans Motorcycle Club Qld Chapter: 0407-149-660. www.qldvvmc.com.au
Winner Takes It All Poker Run (NSW); 19 October. Taylors Arm Hotel. Accommodation & camping available. Saturday night entertainment: Stinky Cheese. Contact: 02-6564-2100. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Gunna Rally (Qld); 19—20 October. Cooyar Hotel, 35 McDougall Street (1 hour north of Toowoomba). $20 entry. Food available. Plenty of camping room (set up Friday if you want). Band Saturday night, show ‘n’ shine, wet T-shirt comp, biker stalls. Patriots Australia, Western Ranges Chapter. Biker Events in November 2013
Fish Holes Motorcycle Rally (Vic); 8—10 November. Enduro Road; follow the rally signs from the Shell servo at Portland. Fully catered. Showers & toilets. Firewood supplied. Gymkhana Saturday afternoon; music Friday night & bands Saturday night. No glass, no BYO, no cars, no walk-ins, registered bikes only. Entry fee prepaid $20 or at gate $ 25. South West Touring Club Inc: 0407-052-117, 0418-528-002.