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 April 2015
Rockabilly Night (Vic); 18 April. Featuring the Hubcats live on stage. $10 entry. &.30 pm—12. Vigilanties MC Australia: factory 3/6—8 Leo Street, Fawkner.
Grand Opening Weekend (NSW); 18—19 April. Port City Harley-Davidson, 1/172 Lake Road, Port Macquarie. Live music, biker brew & BBQ, giveaways & prizes. 10% off parts, accessories & merchandise. 02-6581-5222; www.portcityh-d.com.au
Perth North Steel Wheel Poker Run (WA); 19 April. 7 Passmore Way, Forrestfield. Register from 7 am; depart 9 am sharp. $20 entry. Prizes, raffles, auctions, giveaways. For Legacy Australia. Patriots WA: patriotswa.org
American & British Custom Car & Bike Show (Vic); 19 April. Gates open 10 am, Laverton Football Club, cnr Merton & Hall Streets.
Motorcycle Boot Camp (Qld); 23 April. Basic training for anyone ready to ride. Learn about everything from headlights to tailpipes & find the perfect bike for you. Bring a mate & get up to speed on customisation, performance options & much, much more. Gasoline Alley H-D, 3445 Pacific Hwy, Slacks Creek; 07-3442-2300; www.gasolinealleyharleydavidson.com.au
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
Lexi’s Legacy Car & Bike Show (Vic); 2 May. Macs Hotel, High Street, Melton. All entries by 10 am; gates open 11 am. DJ, raffles, kids entertainment, trophies, stalls, live music. Proudly supporting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Mercy Hospital for Women. www.facebook.com/lexislegacy
Silverwater Motor Festival (NSW); 9 May. Silverwater Park, Clyde Street, Silverwater. 11 am to 4 pm (set-up from 9 am at rear entry). Incorporates two motoring events: the Silverwater Street & Custom Motorcycle Show & the Silverwater Custom and Classic Car Show. Celebrating a 21-year tradition of family entertainment by Brotherhood CMC. This grass roots Festival will showcase street & custom motorcycles, hot rods, classic cars, street machines & competition cars combined with live music and family fun for all ages.
Canberra Blanket Run (ACT); 9 May. We have been raising money & donating goods for those in need over the winter months for more than 30 years. Supporting the Salvation Army. Bring along new warm blankets, cash & non-perishable foods. The ride will commence from Old Parliament House at 10 am; breakfast & coffee available from 8.30 am. The presentation of goods & cash back at Old Parliament House. Details: 0418-215-336; http://mraact.org.au/
Snake Eyes Dice Run (Qld; 16 May. Sign on Pomona Park from 0830 hours & depart 1000 hours. Finish at Theebine Hotel for after-party. Cash prizes, raffles, show & shine, hot food, cold drinks, live music, & free camping. All riders welcome. Our charity is Salvation Army Red Shield Defence Services. Patriots Qld Wide Bay MMC: 0448-082-303.
Annual 100 Mile Ride (WA); 16 May. Departs The Loose End Social Club, 35 Kent Street, Rockingham. Registrations from 8.30 am; stands up 9.30 am. A truly international event to raise awareness & funds in the fight against child abuse. Bikers Against Child Abuse WA: 0409-331-599.
100 Mile Ride (FNQ); 16 May. Entertainment until late. Free camping so bring your swag. Registration from 8.30 am; departing 10 am. Harbor City H-D, Dawson Highway, Gladstone. End of the road: Avondale Hotel. Bikers Against Child Abuse: www.bacaworld.org.
HOG Charity Ride (Qld); 17 May. Laves Morgan & Wacker, Newstead, at 9 am. More than 120 bikers on Harley-Davidsons will roar through the streets of Brisbane. Each year the Harley Owners Group (HOG) don their leathers and get ready to take a courageous passenger on an exhilarating ‘ride of their life’ all in support of families in Queensland living with muscular dystrophy.
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 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.
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
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 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.