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Sunday 5th July 2020
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By Mr Rob Salvatore

 

The more things change, the more they stay the same - Victorian Motorcycle Advocacy Petty Politics.

 

A few years ago, the Independent Riders' Group, lead by Damien Codognotto, started making noise about being called the Motorcycle Riders Association. This represented a return to the

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Category: General
Monday 20th April 2020
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By VMC Admin

Due to transactional costs incurred, we will be raising the cost of each additional bike for roadside assistance cover by $5 with effect from 1st July 2020.

The new prices will be:

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Category: Membership
Thursday 17th October 2019
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By VMC Admin

We are proud to share the following information, and encourage riders to share...

 

The 12th Annual GRAMPIANS “Ride to Remember” will be held on Sunday,

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Category: Events - Community
Saturday 24th August 2019
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By Mr Rob Salvatore
It seems that there's still a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about MotoCAP, Australia's world first motorcycle gear crash assessment program.
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Category: General
Monday 24th June 2019
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By VMC Admin

Here's a grass roots motorcycle safety Public Service/Safety Advertisement from the Cyprus Motorcycle Rights Club, (originally shared by FEMA on Facebook).

It confirms that the same issues

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Category: General
Monday 20th May 2019
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By VMC Admin

Muscular Dystrophy Australia is conducting its annual

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Category: Events - Community
Thursday 2nd May 2019
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By VMC Admin

In a recent blog post, we shared a national survey focused on Road Safety Strategies on behalf of Dr Joao Canoquena of Queensland

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Category: General
Thursday 25th April 2019
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By VMC Admin

As riders, we hear it all the time that bikes are hard to see. We hear that we should be wearing bright clothing and hi viz to make ourselves more visible.

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Category: General
Thursday 25th April 2019
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By VMC Admin

Riders... With wetter weather coming our way, try your best to maintain at least a 2 second safety gap ahead of you, and at least 4 seconds in bad weather. This gives you greater forward visibility, and more time and space

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In reality, it's difficult - we know, and for lots of reasons. Here's a good example of how maintaining a safe gap ahead of you can be beneficial. freshco flyer

Posted by nofrill flyer, 28/08/2019 12:23:05 am

https://flyermart.online/freshco-flyer

Posted by nofrill flyer, 28/08/2019 12:23:33 am

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Posted by nofrill flyer, 28/08/2019 12:23:54 am

Category: General
Friday 19th April 2019
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By Richard

Luke Wilson died 10 years ago when a car driven by a police officer did a U-turn in front of him. The police officer was subsequently acquitted of all serious driving charges.

A description of what happened to Luke is from an article by Andrew Rule in the Herald Sun from 2013.

"A SPLIT-SECOND is the difference between

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Category: General