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NSW is ‘the Scrooge State’ says MCCNSW

NSW is now officially the Scrooge State after police swooped on a Sydney toy run today (December 17, 2017), says Motorcycle Club of NSW secretary Steve Pearce. The incident happened at the Kings Cross Bikers Social and Recreation Club toy run held annually for more than 30 years. The run …

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Saudi Arabia allows women to ride

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to ride motorcycles and drives trucks from June 2018. A Royal decree issued in September lifted the ban on women driving cars and it has now been clarified that the decree extends to motorcycles and trucks. There will be no discrimination between men …

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Lions Rd reopens to traffic after bridge works

The Lions Rd on the Queensland and NSW border has reopened to traffic after bridge work  closed the popular motorcycle route from January. It was supposed to be closed to traffic for only six months, but bad weather has forced delays until December 15, according to Roads and Maritime Services. A new …

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American motorcycle collection for sale

An important collection of classic American motorcycles has joined an Australian speed-record-holding 1951 Vincent Black Lightning heading for auction in January. The New England collection of Indian, Harley-Davidson, Henderson and Excelsior comes from the private collection of noted businessman James Jalbert. It will be part of Bonhams’ world-renowned Las Vegas …

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Rider crashes in unsigned patch roadworks

Hervey Bay rider Lionel Cook says there were no roadworks warning signs visible when he crashed on patch repairs that left gravel across the road. While major roadworks often have warning signs for several days after roadworks are completed, “low-impact” patch roadworks on rural roads only have signage while the …

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Ombudsman plea over Oxley Highway speed

A plea has been sent to NSW Ombudsman Michael Barnes to halt the speed reductions on the Oxley Highway because of deceptive crash statistics. Motorcycle Council of NSW (MCCNSW) secretary Steve Pearce says the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) used inaccurate crash data to justify the speed change from 100km/h to …

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On Any Sunday director Bruce Brown dies

Bruce Brown, director of perhaps the greatest motorcycle film of all time, On Any Sunday, has died of natural causes, aged 80. The Academy Award nominated 1971 film was marked by the honesty and naive humour of Bruce’s narration. It kickstarted millions of riders in the ‘70s and is still …

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