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, email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBiker Events in September 2015
Absolute KAOS (NSW/Qld); 8 August—10 October. Stanthorpe, Narrabri, Inverell, Tweed Coast, Dalby, Beaudesert, Goondiwindi. Absolute KAOS is a show like no other that has been performed anywhere on this planet! I We have our KAOS super tent, freestyle riders including Nitro Circus, X-Games & international riders; in the middle of the ramps we have a DJ stage with some great DJ’s pumping out some great music while the FMX guys fly & flip over the top of them, & just to add a bit more to the mix, a full BMX-skate park each side of the stage with BMX & Scooters flipping & jumping as well. All this over 4 hours. That’s Absolute KAOS. www.absolutekaos.com
Hunter Valley Poker Run (NSW); 5 September. Registration & free sausage sizzle from 11 am at Bank Hotel, East Maitland. $1000 cash in prizes for 1st, Runner Up & Worst Hand. Raffles during the Run. At the last stop there's live music & plenty of camping available, also Big Raffle to be drawn. Email: email@example.com
or phone: 0488-751-775.
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
Frogs Hollow Bike Show (Qld); 5 September. Apple Tree Creek Hotel, Bruce Hwy. 12 class bike show, burnout comp, charity bike bash, hot food, stalls, free camping. H-D Street Bob raffle. More info: 0439-484-666.
Zinc/Patriots Legacy Ride (Qld); 5 September. Registration from 12 noon at SunCity Harley-Davidson, 735 Woolcock Street, Townsville; ride departing at 2 pm. All welcome on the ride & to the after-party at FOB Patriots, 59 Ingham Road.
Bikers Breakfast Summer Fun (Vic). 6 September. 1st Sunday of every month. 10 am—1 pm. Bar open from 12 noon. 11 London Drive, Bayswater. Loud ‘n’ Proud Social MC.
Round The Lake Run (Vic); 12 September. Mansfield BP Roadhouse, Mt Buller Road. Registration by 10 am. $50 per adult includes ride, lunch, entertainment by Toe Jam, & dinner. Raffles drawn all day; rolling show & shine. All types of bikes & cars welcome. American Motorcycle Club: 0439-752-978.
North Qld Poker Run (Qld); 12 September. Starts at the Railway Hotel; finishes at the Eton Hotel. Nominations start 11 am; stands up 1 pm. Free camping, live band. Prizes drawn at 7 pm. Vietnam Veterans & Veterans MC North Queensland Chapter: 0428-280-138.
Longriders Show & Shine (NSW); 12 September. Swan Bay. Bikes, cars, family fun day. Saturday night band & camping. Bookings required. Phone Irysh: 0407-897-446.
Remembrance Ride (NSW); 13 September. Honouring fallen riders across Australia. Meet Frasers, Parramatta Road, Concord, at 4 pm. Ride to Brotherhood CMC clubhouse for a brief Remembrance Service followed by a sausage sizzle open house. Further info, or to leave a name for the memorial list, call 02-9635-0761.
Lions TT Motorcycle Festival (NSW); 18—20 September. The scenic town of Kyogle is the perfect meeting point for motorcycle enthusiasts & their families. Enjoy live entertainment, a show & shine display of classic bikes, & a street market featuring motorcycle & local business displays. Night time festivities will converge on the Kyogle Showgrounds, including a concert, LIONS TT Burnout Bar, motorcycle participation events like a mini LTT on 50 cc bikes. Cafe racer & open bike sprints at Casino’s airstrip, just 20 min from Kyogle. Motorcycle self-guided & guided adventure rides. Kyogle Dirt Bike Club open dirt bike enduro trail ride & hill climb comp. Fun, family-friendly & free live entertainment. More info: Lionstt.com
Wombat Rally (NSW); 19 September. Wombat Sports Grounds (near Young). Gates open Friday; all welcome. Camping, live music, fireworks, bar till midnight, dancers, hot food, gymkhana, trophies, bike show, displays, tattoo comp, bon-fires, mechanical bull, stalls, burnout pad, toilets & more. Bikers Australia: 0412-126-489; www.wombatrally.com
Concours D’Elegance (NSW); 20 September. Royal Rehab, 59 Charles Street, Putney. 9 am—3 pm. Ducatis, classic & modern, & other Italian bikes. Display your bike. Win great trophies. Ducati Owners Club NSW: www.docnsw.org.au
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ride 4 Respite (Qld); 27 September. Meet Noosa Tigers AFL grounds, Weyba Road, Noosaville. Cruise Noosa’s majestic hinterland & enjoy the country charm & hospitality of the Kin Kin Hotel & finish off the day at Silky Oak Tea Gardens for a cold beer & Sunday lunch. www.sunshinebutterflies.com.au
Biker Events in October 2015
Ride for Life (Qld); 3 October. Support City Gym’s Relay for Life team in raising funds to help find a cure for cancer. Meet Aussie World, 73 Frizzo Road, Palmview from 8.30 am; end at Football Gympie Club House, 70 Tin Can Bay Road. Open to all types of motorcycles, trikes & scooters. Shadow Riders Australia: 0488-758-725; www.shadowbikers.net
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
All Italian Day (NSW); 11 October. 9 am—2 pm. Tomago House, Tomago. For the lovers of all things Italian. Motorcycles, cars & Food. Open to Italian vehicles only so bring your old bike, new scooter, car, truck & park it in the magnificent grounds of Tomago House. Pizza, pasta, coffee & biscotti for sale. Classic Motorcycle Restoration Australia: 0400-635-064.
Euchre Run (NSW); 24 October. Meet at Pie In The Sky, Old Pacific Hwy, Cowan. Registration from 8.30 am; ride departs 10 am. $15 to register. Loads of prizes & giveaways during the ride; will conclude with party & entertainment. Everyone is welcome. Join us for a great day of riding. We are a social motorcycle club which encourages & promotes all aspects of motorcycling. Proudly sponsored by Birds Bitz, Sew Wot, Bikiechic, Flamingo Road plus many more great businesses. Firebird Classic MCC
Leeton Harley & Bike Muster (NSW); 24 October. Leeton Showground. 3 pm—6 pm all ages family entertainment. 6 pm—12 am strictly over 18’s only. Show & Shine, tyre pull, bike gymkhana, burnout pad. Full bar facilities, food stalls. Live bands & entertainment. Camping available. No colours. Adults $25; kids under 18 free. Calo’s Riders Club: 0427-264-508. Facebook.com/calosridersclub
Border Bike Fest (Vic); 25 October. Gateway Lakes, Lincoln Causeway. Bike registration: 8—10 am. Exhibition & swap meet: 10 am—2 pm. Modern, vintage & veteran bike entries welcome. Charity auction, mega raffle, trade stands, live music, on-site catering, kids amusements. Dog & alcohol free event. Lions: 0408-691-224; Ulysses: 0438-591-692; www.motorbikeshowandshine.com
Brain Cancer Charity Ride (Qld); 25 October. Meet 8 am at Gold Coast Harley-Davidson for registration; depart 8.30 am. Ride to Ballina for BBQ lunch. $20 entry includes ride patch, raffle ticket & Bikers for Brains T-shirt. Search Facebook for Bikers for Brains
Harry’s Old Style Bikeshow (Qld); 31 October. VV & VMC Bunker, 132 Meakin Road, Kingston. Follow us on facebook & www.harryscustom.com.au
Cystic Fibrosis Poker Run (Vic); 31 October. Depart 10.45 am from Shepparton Motor Museum, 7723 Goulburn Valley Highway, Kialla. Contact: 0438-522-228.
Thunder Rally (NSW); 30 October—1 November. Sheba Dams Recreation Area (Nundle, 40 km south of Tamworth). Excellent raffle prizes including vouchers for bike gear & more! It's a wonderful ride & a beautiful rally site. Don't forget your fishing gear, some beautiful trout (exceeding 4 kilo) have been caught right at the site! All bikes & riders welcome. Ducati Owners Club of NSW: 0404-002-427.
Biker Events in November 2015
Bikes Through A Bar (Qld); 1 November. Wallaville Hotel. Registration from 8 am. Live entertainment/camping Saturday night. MACE Wide Bay: 0409-575-284; www.eatmyshorts.com.au
Mods vs Rockers (Vic); 1 November. Bridie O’Reilley’s Pub, 29 Sydney Road (cnr Brunswick Road) Brunswick. Starting at 11.30 am. Live bands, trade stalls, BBQ, Show ‘n’ Shine, raffle. Entry $10; all profits to OzChild. The 59 Club Australia: www.the59club.org.au
Remembrance Day Poker Run (NSW); 7 November. Bangalow RSL, Station Street. Registration from 1000; depart at 1100 sharp. $20 entry. All bikes & rider types welcome. Music, door prizes & raffles. $200 best hand; $50 worst hand. Camping area available for after-party. Supporting Veteran groups in Northern NSW. Veterans MC Rock Valley Chapter: 0430-747-788.
Fundraising Freedom Concert (Qld); 7 November. Wooroolin South Burnett. Eight bands, raffles, food & drinks, & free camping. A great weekend for all. This year all funds going to South Burnett charity, Pathway To Hope, for Rural Mental Health awareness & projects. From farmers to bikies, CSG to VLAD & beyond, all levels of Government have slashed, cut & destroyed help for those in desperate need. www.facebook.com/pages/Freedom-Concert-and-Family-Fun-Day
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.
Rolling Dice Run Charity Ride (NSW); 14 November. Meet Horsley Park Tavern. Registrations from 10 am; ride departs 11.30 am. $20 entry for dice rollers; $10 for non rollers. Prizes for best & worst score awarded & raffles drawn at after-run gathering along with live entertainment, food & beverages. Jesters Social Club: 0416-399-920.
National Capital Motor Cycle Show (ACT); 14 November. Westside Action Park, Barrine Drive. Show bike entry from 7.30 am. General admission 11 am—10 pm. More info to come.
Christmas Light Night Charity Ride (Qld); 26 November. Ride for the Children’s Ward. Gifts for the children to use in hospital arriving at night on a two-wheeled iron sled. Meet 5:30 pm at The Pines Elanora outside McDonalds; depart 6 pm sharp. Ride up the highway to (or meet at) the Q-Super Centre, Markeri Street; depart 6:45 pm sharp. Ride up the highway to (or meet at) the Harbour Town Shopping Centre; depart 7:15 pm. Arrive at the Hospital at approx. 7:25 pm to be greeted by the staff when we deliver the gifts. Follow us on a short night ride to the Advancetown Hotel for a light dinner & best light/bike prizes. Gold Coast Cruiser Club: 0412-577-153; www.goldcoastcruiserclub.com
Dungaree’s Motorcycle Ride: Warwick to Brisbane (Qld); 28—29 November. Register from noon Saturday at Warwick Showgrounds; camping available to all. Depart Warwick 8.30 am to arrive at Forest Hill to unveil plaque to commemorate the Dungaree Recruitment March in 1915. www.militarybrotherhood.com.au
Biker Events in December 2015
40th & Final Christmas Rally (NSW); 5—6 December. Rally is held approx. 4 km south of Nerriga, on the Nowra/Braidwood Road. Gates open Friday. Refreshments & food available. 50 acres of land with plenty of camping & firewood, with a bonfire on Saturday night (fire bans permitting).Band playing on Saturday night. If it all gets too hot for you go for a swim down in the creek. Gymkhana 3 pm on Saturday afternoon; trophies presented on Sunday at 8 am. Entry fee is $20 or $15 prepaid. So leave your Dogs, Glass & bad Attitudes at home, bring the Family & have a great time with us. United Tourers: 0417-661-372; www.unitedtourers.com
Gippsland Motorcyclists Toy Run (Vic); 5 December. Departs Kay Street, Traralgon, at 11 am. Bikes gather from 9 am for breakfast. Bring along a toy to support the Salvos & Vinnies. Ride concludes at Old Gippstown, Moe, for lunch & presentation of toys. For more details contact Alf: 0412-313-168.
26th Annual Wollongong Toy Run (NSW); 5 December. Cnr Shellharbour Road & Addison Street, Shellharbour. Leaves at 10.30 am sharp; travelling to Wollongong lower Mall (Crown Street). Please do not wrap toys/presents. Toys should be for ages 3—13 (ages 10—13 in most need). Please avoid donating fluffy toys. Steve: 0400-377-085.The Newcastle Toy Run (NSW); 6 December. More info to come.
Toy Run For Father Bob (Vic); 13 December. O’Donnell Gardens next to Luna Park in St Kilda. No event registration or fee; just roll up for 5 minutes or 5 hours from 9 am to 3 pm. If you aren’t riding there’s a tram stop right outside Luna Park. Bring your kids to see the bikes. There will be live music in the gardens, a Sunday Market on the Upper Esplanade, the beach & St Kilda Pier & lots of great places to eat. The toy run will leave Luna Park at 11 am & travel along the beach to Port Melbourne then back to Luna Park. All road laws apply. Please do not overtake on the ride. A police escort has been requested. There will be a prize for the best decorated motorcycle, scooter, sidecar & trike. Riders are encourage to wear fancy dress. You can’t have too many Santas at Christmas time. There will be a prize for the best dressed male & female riders. Damien: 0419-846-855; www.facebook.com/independentridersgroup
Old School New Year’s Eve Party (Qld); 30 December—1 January. 127 Purga School Road, Purga. Camping on grounds. Family friendly atmosphere. All types of bikes & cars welcome. Show & Shine. Undercover partying area. There’ll be a band on Wednesday & Desiato playing late on NYE. BYO grog. Meals supplied by local clubs. No attitudes, no fires, no dogs. Zak: 0422-821-230; Duffy: 0419-417-263.Biker Events in January 2016
Power Up The Putty (NSW); 22—24 January. The Grey Gum Café, Old Putty Road, Putty (halfway between Windsor & Singleton). This is a 3-day car, bike & music festival held the weekend before Australia Day. 100 percent of the proceeds donated to Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets through the NSWRL Hogs for Homeless team. Northern Beaches Social Riders: www.rideforthekids.com.auBiker Events in February 2016
Great Southern Ride (Qld—Vic); 1—15 February. 15 days, 5000 km, 50 bikes, 100 percent fun. Organised by Gasoline Alley: 07-3442-2300.