Biker Events in February 2016
Annual Bikes, Cars & Tattoo Show (Vic); 13 February. Vietnam Veterans & Veterans MC Gippsland chapter, clubhouse, 199 Princes Hwy, Longwarry North. 11 am—late. More info: www.vvmcvic.org
Motorcycle & Tattoo Show & Charity Auction (Vic); 14 February. At the Bairnsdale Moto Expo, Bairnsdale Race Course, Forge Creek Road. Gates open to entries at 7:30 am, and open to public at 9 am. Bring your motorcycle & show it off: the old, the new & the downright classic. Easyriders SMC: 0419-505-410.
The Greater Gippsland Car & Bike Show (Vic); 21 February. Waterloo Road, Moe. Swap meet, free kids actives, live music. Trophies & cash prizes to be won. For more info, visit: www.moeracingclub.com.au
Sussex Inlet Choppers For Charity (NSW); 28 February. Meet 10 am for a 11 am parade. Finkernagel Oval, Sandpiper Way. Raising funds for Careflight Rescue Helicopter Service. Daniel: 0411-707-651; www.sussexinletchoppersforcharity.com
Car, Truck & Bike Show (Vic); 28 February. Craigieburn Central (enter rear of shopping centre). 10 am—3 pm. Display vehicles from 8 am. Contact: 0408-305-558. Facebook Biker Events in March 2016
Grenfell Goanna Poker Run (NSW); 5 March. Registrations from 8 am at Grenfell Bowling Club; depart 10 am. $500 prize money. $25 includes live entertainment. Facebook: Grenfell Goanna Poker Run
Orbost Poker Run (Vic); 5 March. Registration from 9 am at McDonalds Bairsdale; leave 10 am sharp; finish in Orbost. All details: www.orbostpokerrun.com.au
Roulette Run (Qld); 5 March. Departs Saltwater Creek Hotel, Helensvale. Sign-on 9 am. $25 includes ride & lunch. Live band. Prizes & raffles to be won. Gold Coast American Motorcycle Club: 0411-246-031.
4th Annual 2 Wheels To Wagin Dice Run (WA); 5 March. This run is about suicide prevention that affects most of us in some form or other. Starts at Pete’s Harley Services, 35 Colin Jamieson Drive, Welshpool. Registration from 9 am; stands up at 10:30 am. $50 includes a meal. Loads of giveaways & raffles with great prizes to be won. Camping area at the Wagin Showgrounds. All bikes welcome. No patches please. For more info: 0409-350-614; www.facebook.com/2wheelstowagin?fref=ts
Victorian State HOG Rally in the Valley (Vic); 11—14 March. Yarra Valley Race Course. Great atmosphere. Live music. Great food. Powered on-site camping or local accommodation. Vendor alley. Thunder Run. Show ‘n’ Shine. Chapter challenge & more. Stephen Camm: +61-418-578-031.
Blokes & Sheilas Poker Run (NSW); 19 March. Assemble at Family Hotel, Hovell Street, Cootamundra; ride starts at 11 am. Secure free camping. Entertainment provided on the night. Enquiries: 0427-426-212.
Rage for Charity (Vic); 19 March. Outdoor live music: the bands & bar will be crankin’. Fund raiser for the Cancer & Natural Therapy Foundation. No patches & no BYO. Vietnam Veterans & Veterans MC Gippsland chapter, clubhouse, 199 Princes Hwy, Longwarry North. 4 pm—11 pm. More info: www.vvmcvic.org
Penguin Poker Run (NSW); 20 March. Registration & BBQ breakfast 8.30 am—9.30 am at New Victoria Tavern, 447 Victoria Road, Wetherill Park; ride ends at he Alroy Tavern, Plumpton. All bikes welcome. Bikers Australia: 0448-245-377; www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Bankstown Custom Motorcycle Show (NSW); 25 March. Good Friday. 10 am—8 pm. Trials Riders, Midnight Ramblers band, Team Havoc, reptile show, Bankstown MCC flat track racing, FTP stunts, burnout comp ($500). $30,000 cash & prizes. Win a Harley. Lucky door prize. All weather cover. Security parking. Bankstown Paceway, 178 Eldridge Road. Trade stalls: 0420-701-321. www.hardnfast.comBiker Events in April 2016
Combined USCQ Clubs Fund the Fight Ride (Qld); 2 April. Ride departs 11.30 am from VVMC Bunker, 132 Meakin Road, Kingston. $10 entry (donation to UMCQ). After-party with live music starting at 5 pm.
Fools Day Poker Run (Qld); 2 April. Start 10 am at Sundowner Hotel, Caboolture. Veterans MC Brisbane.
Rolling Dice Run (Vic); 9 April. $20 entry, cash prizes, free brekkie; after ride party till late. Registration from 9:30 am; leaving 11 am sharp. All makes of bikes welcome. Family friendly day. Patch clubs by invite only. Loud N Proud Social MC, 11 London Drive, Bayswater: 0433-818-514.
ANZAC Memorial Dice Run (NSW); 23 April. Registration from 9 am; depart 10 am from Locomotive Hotel, 40 Belmore Street, Tamworth. $20 entry. All riders welcome. Raffles, lunch stop, returning to The Loco for final roll & tattoo comp. Party starting approx. 4 pm (10 categories), live music & stuff. Non riding tattoo comp entrants welcome. Registration opens 4 pm. All proceeds to Soldier On: helping our wounded warriors. More info: Mick 0437-509-329; Nik: 0432-186-365; facebook
Rumblers Anzac Ride (Qld); 25—29 April. A 5-day ride starting in the small Qld country town of Taroom following our participation in their Anzac Day activities. Anyone & any type of vehicle welcome. Details can be found at: www.rumblersanzacride.com
The Woolshed Classic (Qld); 30 April—2 May. A rally for all things motorcycle from 1900 to 1986. The Woolshed is at Jondaryan. All clubs & associations from veteran & vintage to classic, off-road trail and trials will be given free admission & display areas. There will also be free admission & an area for eligible bikes whose riders are not members of clubs to display their machines. We are offering all trade suppliers (from new bike retailers, custom paint & upholstery companies to book & memorabilia sellers) a free trade display area & stand at the rally. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
to obtain your registration paperwork now. Huge camping area, powered & unpowered sites, great amenities food & drink as well as entertainment & period movies all weekend. Sponsored charity: the Endeavour Foundation. Mark Morrissey (rally coordinator): 0439-242-139.Biker Events in May 2016
Berry Bike Show (NSW); 1 May. Berry Bowling Club. Open 8 am; judging 1 pm. Trophies, sausage sizzle. Shoalhaven Classic Motorcycle Club. Email: email@example.com
Rumble Riders (Aust-Wide); 2 May—7 May; & 8 May—4 June. Supporting Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Starting in Warwick & finishing in Port Lincoln SA for the Great Southern Ride; the second ride, Rumble Around, following onwards to Perth, Broome, Darwin, north Qld, then to Brisbane for a memorial ride for Rex Fischer (former Rumble Rider). We try to keep our rides economical & as an independent swag ride with events planned at night for Prostate Cancer awareness in most towns we travel to. Rumble Riders: 0409-532-143. Facebook: Rumble Riders
Brass Monkey Rally (NSW); 28 May. The most fun you can have in your long-johns. Rydal Showground (sign posted from Lithgow). Bikers Australia: 0448-245-377; www.bikersaustralia.com.au
Historic Winton Honouring the Past (Vic); 28—29 May. Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla. Australia’s largest & most popular all-historic motor race meeting presents two big days of non-stop racing featuring more than 400 historic racing cars & motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s. Conducted by the Austin 7 Club Inc with assistance from the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Vic. General public enquiries: 03-5428-2689; www.historicwinton.orgBiker Events in July 2016
Christmas Light Night Charity Ride (Qld); 9 July. 5 pm—7.30 pm. Ride for the Children’s Wards across the Gold Coast supported by the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation. This year our event is being held away from all the other fund raising in the busy time at the end of the year. This year’s ride will be held as part of the Gold Coast Christmas in July celebrations & aims to again provide boredom buster packs for the children in hospital at this cold time of the year when the days are shorter & nights are longer. We will keep you all informed of the progress & will send out reminders as the time gets closer. Thank you from all the members of the Gold Coast Cruiser Club.Biker Events in September 2016
Bike Show & Family Fun Day (NSW); 10 September. Tomago Sporting & Bowling Club, 657 Tomago Road. The Show officially starts 11 am & over by 5 pm. Major raffle & other competitions. Bike show entries welcome: multi categories. Bands, trade stalls, food & drinks, & kids entertainment. Entry $5 includes lucky ticket prize; kids free. Longriders CMC. Supporting SoldierOn & Charlie’s Run for Kids (NeuroBlastoma Cancer in Kids). Enquiries call Pancho: 0405-082-891.Biker Events in October 2016
Show ‘n’ Shine (NSW); 1 October. Bayview Hotel, Batemans Bay. Want a great weekend on the South Coast? Come along & enjoy good food, drinks & music. Rain, hail or shine the show will go on! Accommodation available. Details contact 02-4472-4522 or 0408-821-106.