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 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
Good As Gold Annual Bike Run (Qld); 7 March. Leaving Tradelink Drive, Browns Plains, 10 am sharp.
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
Bikers Church (NSW); 8 March. 6 pm—8 pm. Come along & bring a motorcycling friend. Includes sausage sizzle, informal service, supper. Street Level Christian Community, 59 Pitt Street, South Parramatta (opp Crown Street). Everyone is welcome. www.brotherhoodcmc.org.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 March Party (Vic); 14 March. Show starts 7 pm. Factory 2/9 Amay Cres, Ferntree Gully. Licensed bar. Free entry. Live band. Donations & sponsors welcome. Longriders Christian MC.
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.
Ride For Dwayne (WA); 21 March. Meet & register at Perth Harley-Davidson at 9 am; depart at 10 am for Cornwall Hotel, Narrogin, for refreshments, live band, raffles, dart/pool comps. This ride is to raise funds for a fellow rider who is now paralyzed so that he can get stem-cell treatment to help him enjoy a better quality of life. The details are on Facebook page RIDE FOR DWAYNE created by Dave Spydah Shannon, QM of the Perth South Sub-branch of the Military Brotherhood MMC: 0458-466-165; firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Dog Ride One Dayer (SA); 22 March. 7 am ride check-in at the corner of Elizabeth & Bilyara Streets, Tanunda; 8.30 am depart’ 10.30 am Lions Club refreshments at Tailem Bend; 2 pm finish at Lions Club Goolwa. Please register at blackdogride.com.au. Merv: 0488-743-323; email email@example.com
Black Dog Ride One Dayer (NSW); 22 March. 8 am check-in & breakfast at The Entrance Leagues Club; 10 am ride departs for the Hunter Valley. 12.30 pm ride finale with lunch & raffles at the Hope Estate Winery. Please register at blackdogride.com.au More info: 0413-873-276.
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
Garage Party (Qld); 9 April. Discover the freedom of riding your own Harley at an event that’s just for women. Doors open at 5.30 pm for a 6.30 pm start. Book your place today. Gasoline Alley H-D, 3445 Pacific Hwy, Slacks Creek; 07-3442-2300; www.gasolinealleyharleydavidson.com.au
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
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.
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 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.