Invercargill's doors were flung open for motorbike enthusiasts throughout the country as yet another successful Burt Munro Challenge helped the tills to ring in the city and simply created a buzz in town.
Follow this link for information on demonstrations, speakers and entertainment on the day. You can also pre-register for Dave Moss to check your bike over, to be part of the Better Rider Challenge demonstration or for a free mechanic check of your bike. Awesome prizes to be given out throughout the day. Get involved!
Please follow this link to see details on a series of evening presentations by the Shiny Side Up tech gurus and personalities. A great chance to meet fellow riders and hear from the experts. Events in Christchurch, Gisborne, Napier, Tauranga, Taupo and at multiple locations in Invercargill at the Burt Munro.
November 25 2018 (Westport to Nelson)
The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. Violence destroys families, sets our children on a destructive journey and affects one in three women. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November – White Ribbon Month, and is a powerful and inspirational voyage for all involved.
Click here for more information on the Top of the South leg from Westport to Nelson on Sunday November 25 2018, or follow this link to the White Ribbon website for further information and to show your support.
Dave Moss - Bike setup, suspension and tuning guru, is back in February 2019.
He will be in Blenheim Saturday 2 February from 9.00am to 12.00pm at Beatnik Motorsport Ltd. It is free but you will need to register. Click here for more information.
Dave will also be presenting at the Shiny Side Up motorcycle event in Nelson on Sunday 3 February 2019. More details will come about this closer to the time.
To read more about Dave Moss please follow this link.
Sunny weather means more bikes about, that’s why September is Motorcycle Awareness Month. Sign up and complete a Ride Forever Course in September using the code MAM18 and go into the draw to win $500 of riding gear.
Sign up now - www.motorcycleawareness.co.nz
The Motorcycle Safety Summit was held in Wellington on 4 October. This was the launch event of a wider ‘Ride and Decide’ engagement initiative led by MSAC and supported by ACC.
For further information around this and to a link for a short survey click here.
if you come across a hazard on a local road then please report it...
Tasman District Council roads - 03 543 8400
Nelson City Council roads - 03 546 0200
Marlborough roads - 03 520 8330
State Highways - 0800 4 HIGHWAYS
Check out the Nelson Ulysses website for rides and events and lots more info