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Official Launch Invitation

20th October 2011, York St., Wynyard Square

Information and Calendar

This year’s Motorcycle Awareness Week is going to be the biggest ever. We need all riders and delegates to spread the word and get as many fellow riders to these events as we can.

This is our opportunity to show the NSW Government we are here in large numbers, we are to be taken seriously and given due respect as voters, as citizens, and as riders that deserve a fair go.

Importantly this is the time to turn up in numbers and get noticed by one and all in the city.

Thursday 20th October 12:30 – 2.00pm

York St., Wynyard Square, Sydney CBD
We kick off with the Launch of Motorcycle Awareness Week (MAW) in the centre of the City of Sydney 12:30 till 2:00pm Wynyard Square, York St Sydney this is right outside the Wynyard RTA Branch so the RTA, the Ministers and the public cannot ignore us.

Calendar of Events

Thur 20th October WYNYARD SQUARE, City


Wynyard Park, Carrington St

Motorcycle Awareness Week Launch York St Sydney Wynyard Square.
The day will feature Jonesy of 2WSFM fame as MC,
St John’s Ambulance demonstrations of what to do
when first on scene at an accident,
a fashion parade featuring safety gear from
various apparel suppliers and static displays and
rider safety information
We also have Give Aways of 10 Double Passes to the Opening night of TT3D Closer To The Edge as well as stickers and information sheets.

Police in attendance, Ambulance service and Roads Minister Duncan Gay will be attending to address the crowd at 1.15pm.

Roads Minister Speaks. Answers straight questions with straight answers. Earns respect.

Thursday 20 OCTOBER- EVENING - Movie

Opening night

The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. This visually stunning 3D feature documentary combines drama, humour, tension and tragedy to tell a very moving human story. A story about freedom of choice and the strength of the human spirit.

lick here to watch the movie trailer

Saturday 22nd October QUAD SQUAD


Quad Squad escort ride to Sydney
The “Quad Squad” arrive in Sydney Saturday 22 October.

They require an escort into Sydney.

This is looking to be the ride of the year with over 1,000 expected to escort the Quad Squad into Sydney Town.

Meeting points are
Nobby Beach Car Park 8am for 8:45 departure
Twin Servos Sparks Rd off F3 10am leave

Old Pacific Highway Gosford, cnr Quarry Rd (The Slab) 10:30am depart - meet from 9:30, tidy parking please

Mount White Cafe Drive by pick up just after 10:30, onto F3

Old Berowra Toll Gates 11am Departure (meet 10am)

Hickson Road Gather here from 11:30 and tag on behind

Overseas Passenger Terminal 12:30pm arrive.
If early, wait at Hickson Road and follow the QuadSquad

Quad Squad escorted into Sydney.

Sunday 23rd October PINK RIBBON RIDE

Pink Ribbon Ride

Pink Ribbon Ride Mean Fiddler Hotel 9am

The Pink Ribbon Ride, a fund raiser for a terrific charity organised by Girls Ride Out follows on Sunday 23 of October, 9am at the Mean Fiddler and make sure you “Pink it up”. This event has raised thousands of dollars over the years and is a very popular event indeed. Pimp your ride in Pink and fly the flag for breast cancer. 9am registrations open and ribbon is cut at 10am for start of ride

Check out for further details.

Sunday 23rd October LISMORE

Compression Against Depression Ride
8.00am at Lismore Railway Station

Compression Against Depression
Lismore Motorcycle Awareness Week Event - go Ride!

breakfast from 8.00am at Lismore Railway Station Car Park.

Ride leaves at 10am. $10 per head. Funds go to LifeLine.

Returning ELTHAM HOTEL 3.30pm where main Prizes drawn
Trade stalls, club information stalls and motorcycle displays

ENQUIRIES: NIALL -- 6622 4133
Mon -- 10am Thu: / 10am--4pm

Sunday 23rd October ALBURY - BORDER BIKE FEST

Border Bike Fest

Bike Fest, Gateway Lakes Lincoln Causeway Wodonga
2011 Border Bike Fest 10am Gateway Lakes Lincoln Causeway, Albury Wodonga.
Show and shine, trade stalls and fundraiser put on by Albury Wodonga Ulysses club and the Wodonga Lions Club.

Check out for further details.


Turkey Run

Newcastle Turkey Run,

Harleys for Humanity

10am Hexham Macca’s to Uralla,

Weekend event

Click on the image for more details

Also see 2011 Thunderbolts Festival for further details of events in Uralla.

Sat 29th October MOUNT WHITE CAFE

Mount White at Night

Informal Meet and Greet

Meet the Motorcycle Council of NSW at Mount White Café, Old Pacific Highway Mount White

from 10am onwards.

Bikes and bullsh%$t.
Write it down, hand it over.


Breakfast Torque

Breakfast Torque and A Hard Ride

Breakfast Torque at Loftus Oval, Loftus in Sydney’s south is always a favourite and regularly gets nearly 1,000 attendees. Turn up and have a good yarn, be entertained with the usual list of activities and then follow up with the “Hard Ride” as the grand finale to the week of Motorcycle Awareness Week in Sydney.

Check out for further details.



Wellington Show and Shine 10am in Cameron Park Nanima Cres Wellington
Wellington Ride. The ever popular Molong Ride has a new name! All roads lead to Wellington. Activities kick off 10am in Cameron Park Nanima Cres Wellington.

For Further details contact Chris Weakes 02 6845 1924 and also check out Wellington for further details.

This is your chance to follow on from the CTP Protest Rally of last year, build on it and make a change for the good for riders across NSW. Let us, as riders, change the opinion of the Government and the Departments and show them that we will not be ignored. This Motorcycle Awareness Week make the government aware of our presence, not just the drivers on the road, but the people that administer your hard earned dollars taken through your CTP, the MCIS Levy, the LTCS Levy, the road tax, the state fuel tax, your rego fees. Show them you are there and deserve respect!!

Further enquiries please contact the MCCofNSW on;
or call (02) 9615 9605

Past Events

The MCC of NSW is integral in the development and running of events in NSW that further the cause of motorcycling.

The list below represents a small fraction of the events that have been run in the past.

  • 2017 Past Events

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  • Motorcycle Awareness Week 2014

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  • 2009 Motorcycle Awareness Week

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  • Bikebiz Bikers Back The Bushfire Brigade's Bash - Sunday March 8, 2009

    BIKEBIZ are proud to announce our seventh annual Bikebiz Bikers Back the Bushfire Brigade Bash. This year the motorcycling community will joins forces to help raise much needed funds for the Victorian bushfire victims.

  • Videos - Please look twice.

    This is a road safety initiative by the Motorcycle Council that was released with the running of the 2006 Motorcycle Awarness Week.

  • The Australian Red Cross - Summer Blood Challenge

    The Summer Blood Challenge is an annual competition between the Police Force and Motorcyclists across NSW. We're currently waiting for the final result to see who won; the Police or the Motorcycling community.

  • 2008 Camp Quality Motorcyle Ride

    2008 Family Camp Motorcycle Ride Saturday 9th February 2008 Motorcycles, trikes, sidecars, to carry people of all ages and sizes. If you are a rider with experience carrying pillions, we want you!...

  • 2007 Motorcycle Awareness Week

    * to promote awareness of motorcycles as road users * to ask other drivers to LOOK TWICE, especially at intersections * to raise awareness amongst riders of their own safety * to raise awareness that ...

  • 2006 Motorcycle Awareness Week

    Saturday 28 October 2006 to Sun 5 November 2006 28 October Careflight Cruise - done! 28 October Information Day at Macquarie Pass - done! 29 October Breakfast Torque - done! 1 November Ride to Work...

  • 2005 Motorcycle Awareness Week

    Motorcycle Awareness Week 2005 October 22 to 30 2005 "The activities planned endeavour to raise the profile of the motorcycle community and improve the safety of riders" "We ask that riders do their...

  • 2005 Sydney Motorcycle Show Nov 18-20

    Sydney Motorcycle Show - MOTORCYCLE COUNCIL OF NSW Event Review A big thank you to everyone to helped out on the stand at the Sydney Motorcycle Show! It was busy, with lots of questions from the...

  • 2004 Pyrmont Bridge Display

    The Motorcycle Awareness Week Clubs Display 2004 - on Pyrmont Bridge, Darling Harbour. Many of the Council's clubs and groups contributed displays of their machines on Sydney's Pyrmont Bridge. The...

  • Toyruns

    Motorcycle Toy Runs For NSW & Australian toy runs, go to: