MRASA The Motorcycle Riders' Association of South Australia
Port Road, Adelaide
Centrestand - MRASA's magazine
  The Centerstand is the MRASA's magazine, posted out to members quarterly. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view an issue. These files range between 1Mb and 10Mb so may take some time to download.
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Centrestand Topics
  Here is a list of topics contained in the Centrestand magazines. This list is a work in progress.

March 2020
  • No support for proposed GLS bill
  • Grumble corner
  • AGM results
  • Motochat
  • Travel tips
  • SA Accident statistics
  • Ridden-on ride
  • SA Toy Run reports
  • 4 things to consider when purchasing motorcycle boots
  • Report from the 4Bs
  • Heat reflective road surfaces
  • Current road works in SA
  • Audi brings green wave tech to Dusseldorf
  • MRAQ Closure
  • Meet the Fonzarelli - fast, electric and made in SA
  • Amendments to SA road rules
  • 100 year old rider - Mr Bets
  • Road safety - 12 months in review
  • Submission to the Labor road safety summit
  • Death on the roads: World Health Organisation report
December 2019
  • Presidents opinion piece
  • Toy Runs in SA
  • AGM notice
  • Road safety ads launched
  • Kingy's letter to the editor
  • Honda scooter battery swap finds range
  • The fatal five - distraction
  • GLS private members bill
  • 4 things to consider when purchasing motorcycle boots
  • Automated vehicles
  • Melbourne to increase non-car road space
  • Are Australian roads ready for AVs
  • Hands-off corners
  • French research - more bikes mean less contamination
  • Vic Govt - motorcycling community engagement panel
September 2019
  • UK Action group MAG - hard line
  • Helmets
  • Mid-north MRA Flying Doctor Ride
  • BAC in Belgium
  • The fatal five - drugs and alcohol
  • National office of road safety
  • Swedish Insurance Data
  • AMC AGM and conference
  • National road safety round table conference
  • European commission recognises the importance of post-licence training
  • What you can do at the scene of your accident
  • Accommodation and restaurant guide
June 2019
  • Hit and run
  • Vale Murray Murray
  • Women riders world relay
  • Motocap - the testing continues
  • The fatal five - fatigue
  • Travellers tips
  • Motorcycle noise issues
  • The latest from DPTI - traffic survey devices
  • How to store your bike for winter
  • Motorcycle training in Greece
  • Ride against suicide
  • Toy Run letter
  • Bike theft
  • Ridden-on ride report
  • National office of road safety
  • ACRS presentation
  • Motorcycle reference group meeting
  • ABS news
December 2018
  • MRASA AGM notice
  • RJAWS
  • Kenny Blake festival
  • Toy Runs in SA
  • Second hand helmets - part 3
  • Motocap's latest jacket ratings
  • The fatal five - fatigue
  • Killer speed
  • New AV driving laws
  • Melbourne's tollways and motorcycles
  • Skippy can kill you
September 2018
  • Kenny Blake festival
  • Motocap - a background
  • Blood donation
  • Noise emissions
  • ABS census on motorcycles
  • Host a radio program
  • The fatal five - speed
  • Footpath parking guidelines
  • MRASA Report to the AMC conference
  • Second hand helmets
June 2018
  • Great Escape rally
  • Motorcycles and hearing loss
  • Resale of helmets
  • When safe to do so
  • Wire rope barriers
  • Introducing Brandy
  • Europe's single vehicle crashes
  • MRASA Policies
  • ACCC consumer congress report
  • Vale Paul Morgan
  • New drink and drug laws
  • Riding New Zealand
  • Bike sales 2018
  • Increased penalties for extreme or repeat poor road behaviour
March 2018
  • Lew job reliability trial
  • Toy Run thanks
  • AMC welcomes road rule changes
  • Anti-lock braking (ABS) on new bikes
  • Changing driving laws to support automated vehicles
  • Clothing report
  • Graduated licensing system (GLS) reviewed
  • 2018 Ridden-on ride report
  • GL1800 airbag recall
  • Returning rider course
  • Vale Bill Hamilton (Skoota)
  • Outback highway encounter
December 2017
  • Helmets really do work
  • AMC annual conference - Sydney Nov 2017
  • Toy Run memories
  • Helmet videos
  • Craigs cause
  • Fast Women
  • The Savannah Way
  • 2018 Ridden-on ride report
  • Autonomous vehicles (AVs)
  • Operation Safe Hills
June/September 2017
  • Report to AMC for AGM
  • Biker words to live by
  • Theft watch update
  • Vale Jim Buckingham
  • Unriders in Sweden
  • The cost of owning and operating vehicles
  • Adventure biking
  • Autonomous cars to be tested with motorcycles
  • Recycling tyres
  • Used bike special - 5 modifications that add value and 5 that don't
  • Plastic roads
  • Motorcycle licencing Australia-wide
  • Kangaroo Creek Dam upgrade
  • New directions in motorcycle safety research
  • Motorcycles banned in Paris
  • Biking books read by HL
  • Autonomous cars (AVs) to be tested with motorcycles
  • AMC backs protective clothing research
  • Border roads organisation
March 2017
  • Ridden-on ride 2017
  • National road rules - April 2017
  • MRASA AGM
  • AMC on the radio, VMC in the news
  • AGM 2017 report
  • Think MAC think safety
  • Toy Run report
  • Consensus coming on road rules
  • Adelaide City Council (ACC) - footpath parking
  • Call for international regulations on autonomous vehicles (AVs)
  • Unriders = fatal extreme behaviour
  • Ministers press conference
  • MRASA donation to RFDS
  • 73% drop in motorcyclists killed on Victorian roads
  • Motorcycle noise emissions
  • Lowering thresholds for speed limit enforcement impairs peripheral object detection and increases driver subjective workload
  • First aid for motorcyclists
  • New smart ANPR cameras (automatic number plate recognition)
  • Press release by road safety minister Peter Malinauskas
  • Stricter speed enforcement can affect safety
  • MRA helmet stickers
  • Rider awareness northern territory (RANT) - priority agenda
  • Helmet, footpeg rule changes
  • New concept bike
December 2016
  • New lightweight kevlar jeans
  • Australia's transport - future scenarios
  • Ride to Return - MAC
  • Rider first aid course
  • Wallaby vs Ducati
  • Motorcycle licensing in SA
  • Motorcycle theft - how to stop your pride and joy being pinched
  • Lane Filtering - a long overdue reform
  • Toy Run report
  • Operation safe hills 2016/2017
  • Basic motorcycle maintenance course
  • its bikes acem europe
  • Autonomous vehicles (AVs) - the road ahead
  • Adelaide City Council (ACC) - motorcycle parking trial
  • Autonomous vehicles (AVs) - vehicle trials
June/September 2016
  • ECE helmets - final road block overcome - Guy Stanford
  • More rider-unfriendly barriers for Victoria
  • Unfair cop
  • Fuel consumption - cars vs bikes
  • Helmets at service stations - hats off - I don't think so
  • Vale Meataxe
  • Toy Run report
  • Speeding fines in doubt
  • Lane Filtering - MRASA position
  • SA Report to the AMC conference
  • Report of the AMC conference - Darwin Sept 2016
  • Lane filtering update
  • Letter regarding protective clothing
  • Scooters - a safer way to ride?
  • VLAD - three years on
  • Remove 80% of traffic lights to boost economy and road safety
  • Why are motorcyclists not allowed to ride in bicycle lanes?
  • SA motorcycle licence - fitness to drive criteria
  • France makes wearing gloves mandatory for riders
  • British FEMA members unite to fight for motorcyclist's safety
  • Motorcycle safety and accidents in Europe
  • National recommendations on road safety
March 2016
  • Update on lane filtering, helmets and VLAD laws
  • Operation safe hills
  • Safety of helmet cameras
  • New SA helmet laws
  • Helmet cameras - legal consequences
  • New Zealand by motorbike
  • Helmet cam fine dismissed
  • Ridden-on ride 2016
December 2015
  • A message from MAC
  • Proposed sale of MAC
  • MAC sale legislative hearing
  • Toy Run report
  • Push for helmet harmonisation
  • European helmets legal in NSW 2016
  • Senate road safety hearing
  • SMIDSY drivers persistent
  • Lane filtering legal in Victoria
  • Good gear is good gear
  • Operation safe hills
  • Protective gear in Europe
September 2015
  • MRASA on Coast FM
  • Uncommon motorbikes reason behind accidents
  • Off-road rider course
  • Toy Run report
  • Marshalling at the Toy Run
  • Widespread support for accreditation to raise standards in the road safety barrier industry
  • Scooter girl gets her biker boy
  • Random Lines book review
  • Motorcycle ABS
  • Motorcycle parking
  • ECE helmets approved in Victoria
  • RANT elect Lachlan Macdonald as president
  • ECE in Australia
June 2015
  • Toy Run report
  • DPTI MRG report - Adelaide Hills safety audit, lane filtering, returning riders course, rub rail barriers, signage, road plates, timed mc parking in CBD
  • Motorcycle riders on track to hit million mark
  • Helmet cam fine
  • CMA national conference 2015
  • Motorcycle security survey
  • How to helmets work
  • The Advertiser defames the MRA and gets away with it
  • Bikers A-Z survival bible by Steve Lambert
March 2015
  • Ridden-on ride
  • Toy Run report
  • Ebi Lux takes over road safety officer role from Neville Gray OAM
  • Helmet cams legal - but are they safe?
  • Crash barriers - AMC report
  • Save time and money - use a bike
  • AMC wont submit on footpegs
  • AMC submission to the NTC
  • Learner drivers and motorcycle lessons
  • RSO report 2015
  • Tasmanian Toy Run fatality
  • AMC at IRF congress in Bali
  • Bikes I have known - Geoff Grant
  • Peru or bust
December 2014
  • Toy Run report
  • Lane filtering article in RAA magazine - Phil Creer
  • DPTI install barrier guard rails on 14 SA roads
  • Roundabouts - a steep curve
  • Bikes I have known - Geoff Grant
  • Scooters - the way forward for Australia's traffic congestion problem
  • Operation safe hills
  • AMC attends ARSRPE conference in Melbourne
  • Update on lane filtering
  • Community engagement outcomes in Adelaide Hills
  • Laws on alcohol interlocks introduced into Victoria
  • Paul Bullock takes over as TMC president
  • WA Police targeting riders
  • Quad bikes - AMC chairman reports
  • Mudguard ADR de-regulation
  • Senate enquiry into road safety
September 2014
  • South Eastern freeway speed limit reduction
  • MRASA in social media
  • Liberal Democrats release motorcycling policy
  • WA Government supports riders using bus lanes
  • Crash coding comes to South Australia
  • AMC position statements
  • MAC safety tips
  • Victoria Police get high-tech cameras
  • Peter Mount steps down from the MRA
  • An RAF pilot can teach us road safety
  • Push for junior off-road licensing
  • Melbourne bike show cancelled
  • AMC funding to attend conferences/meetings
  • Higher speeds safer
  • Lower speeds safer
  • Stay suspicious says top cop (SMIDSY related)
June 2014
  • Superannuation disability benefits
  • Wire rope barriers
  • 4Bs report
  • Motorcyclists more likely to have an accident (SMIDSY related)
  • Postie bikes ride from Strathalbyn to Darwin for Beyond Blue
  • Motorcycle Trailers
  • Bikes I have known - Harald Lindemann
  • ACT/NSW combining humour and safety in safety campaign
  • Janice Wilkins tribute
  • MRG meeting - October 2013
  • NT speed limit changes near roadhouses
  • New rules for P-platers
March 2014
  • Adelaide CBD parking
  • MRASA AGM results
  • Scooter licensing focus
  • Helmets and go-pro's
  • Lane filtering legal in NSW
  • Helmets in NT
  • LGA pressures State Govt for 110kph
  • Thank you to VVMCSA
  • Ridden-on ride report
  • Motorcycle Trailers
  • VLAD - where is the outrage - Eva Cripps
  • Running over rabbits - Gavin Sanderson
  • Snowy Mountains trip (part 2) - Ron Bauer
December 2013
  • Janice Wilkins Story
  • Motorcycle Defects by John W
  • Commuting by motorcyle
  • Wide Centreline Treatment
  • Road safety report
  • Smart road barriers
  • MRASA AGM notice
  • Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development report
  • Where to ride in your lane
  • Tougher fines for WA
  • No brainer - biking without a helmet
  • Toy Run Report
  • Night ride by Harald Lindemann
  • Rage against riders
  • Snowy Mountains Trip
  • QLD anti-rider update (VLAD)
  • First Care Medical
  • First aid training for motorcyclists
  • Removal of helmets
September 2013
  • Advanced emergence medical kit - Rob Atkinson
  • Ken Binns European tour 2013
  • Motorcycle licencing proposals
  • AMC Annual Conference
  • Drivers are blind to motorcyclists
  • Toy Run report
  • Motorcycles and GPS's
  • Ron Coleman - life member SAS
  • Road safety strategies by Neville Gray
  • Sikh's and motorcycles
  • Victorian Commissioner says speed kills
  • State of Australian cities - Adelaide
  • Australian road rules review
June 2013
  • ACCC testing reveals unsafe motorcycle helmets
  • Second hand helmets
  • Motorcyclist's head injuries increasing
  • Boosting motorcycle safety - David O'Byrne and Shaun Lennard
  • CTP Changes - accidents and claims
  • DVD handover by 4Bs at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre
  • Victorian Parliamentary enquiry into motorcycle safety
  • WA Police say bikers should not be on bikes
  • AMC 4th Annual federal members and senators motorycle ride
  • Toy Run Report
  • Taking your street motorcycle off-road
  • Bitre road death figures
  • Improving bikers safety - motosmarty app info
March 2013
  • Road safety report to the AGM
  • MAC's get the edge competition
  • Toy Run report
  • ODE to scooter riders
  • Victorian TAC loses appeal in supreme court - motorcycle hit by trailer
  • No-fault CTP change by Michael Irvine of Andersons Solicitors
  • Why a maxi scooter by Dr Phil
  • First blokes ride to raise money to fight child slavery in Cambodia
  • Road rules refresher
  • LAMS
  • UK News - wheels 2 work
  • Helmet laws debacle
December 2012
  • Toy Run report
  • AMC report
  • David Povey's five ferries run for Jock
  • Bikes and dogs
  • First Care Medical
  • Lane Filtering
  • VDU's in motor vehicles - ARR299
  • MRASA AGM notice
  • National road safety news
  • Stamps - police on bikes
  • Motorcycle tour of New Zealand
  • Helmets - NSW fat head exemption
  • New flexible signage
  • Side car racing
  • National road safety forum
September 2012
  • Toy Run report
  • AMC report
  • Motorcycle safety proposals
  • Register Liaison report
  • SAMRATS
  • Wire rope safety barriers
  • Bush Pig rally
June 2012
  • Ken Binns European trip 2012
  • Kate Lundy appointed Australia's minister for sport
  • Bull Creek road
  • QLD Riders to pay extra for car rego freeze
  • Wide centreline project
  • Toy Run report
  • Website links
  • 4Bs handover DVDs to the RAH
  • SA motorcycle levy
  • Ken Binns vs Peter Mount
  • AMC on Facebook
  • Theft reduction council involved in Biketober
  • Motorcycle riders universally outraged at TAC's reconstruction ad campaign
  • SAMRATS
  • Manufacturers association calls for fewer restrictions on motorcycles in China
March 2012
  • MRASA AGM 2012
  • Ken Binns is on the continent
  • Ridden-on ride
  • MRASA website update
  • Motorcycle licence levy
  • Changing helmet standards
  • Toy Run report
  • Licence medical testing - fit to drive
  • Vale Jock Rogan
  • Blood donation guidelines
  • Blood donations lacking - Sue Keller
  • MRA report to AMC AGM 2011
  • Hiring a bike in California
  • Biker friendly eatery
December 2011
  • MRASA AGM 2012
  • Ken Binns is on the continent
  • Helmet committee at Standards Australia
  • FEMA General Secretary Encourages United Collaboration on Motorcycling
  • George Osis - Life Member
  • Sydney radio show 'Ride'
  • South-east register Toy Run
  • My Ride by Dave Karlotski
  • Motorcycle musings
  • Toy Run report
  • 4Bs statistics recognition
  • Motorycle crash on Gorge Road
  • Greg Stevens - Life Member
  • Flashbacks - story's of near misses
  • Too many motorcyclists dying on SA roads
  • Safety tips for riders this summer
  • Geneva road safety conference
  • MRA blood donation run
  • Views on advanced motorcycle training in Sweden
  • Letter from Shaun Lennard
  • ABS news from Europe
  • ABS - an Australia perspective
June 2011
  • AMC Chairman Shaun Lennard meets Andrew Wilkie
  • Easter Blood Run
  • Riding in India by Harald Lindemann
  • Motorcycle barriers on trial in SA
  • Calendar of coming events
  • Motorcycle protective clothing - against injury or weather
  • What constitutes a motorcycle
  • In Paris your bike can be removed from the street by authorities
  • Road Safety Officers report
  • Toy Run report
  • Crashes and headspaces
  • Pubs of South Western Victoria by Phil Cole
  • Riding in Vietnam part 2 by Neville Gray
  • Changes to motor vehicle registration
  • What is new in Europe by FEMA
  • Five good reasons to use a motorcycle over a car
The issues below are typically scanned image versions.

March 2011
  • Rider safety research
  • Vale Cynthia Dorward
  • Bloor run resurrected
  • SAMRATS report
  • Toy Run report
  • Great Ocean Road news
  • Motorcycle safety inspections
  • MRA Victoria survives wind up motion
  • Phil Cole moves to Victoria
  • Scooter Club news
  • Electric superbike project competition
  • Motorcycle parking apps
  • Motorcycles unable to register traffic light sensors in USA
  • 4Bs report
  • Making cars stay clear of your bike
  • Riding in Vietnam part 1 by Neville Gray
December 2010
  • Scooter Club news
  • Members on a trip around Tasmania
  • 4Bs report
  • Bikie Bill
  • MRA donations
  • Doohan backs TAC call to end motorbike carnage
  • Bush Pig rally
  • Toy Run report
  • First Care Medical
  • Pink Ribbon Ride 2010
  • SAMRATS report
  • Car safe brochure
  • Road safety officers report
September 2010
  • Mick and Casey advocate motorcycle training
  • SA L-Plate maximum speed increase
  • Canadian woman motorcycle congress
  • French riders say 'power to the people'
  • Bikers gridlock London for the 5th week
  • Toy Run report
  • Road safety officers report
  • Crash barrier protection system rolled out in SA
  • Public road safety Forums in SA
  • WIMA pink ribbon ride
  • SAMRATS birthday run
  • 4Bs report
  • AMC Conference in Adelaide
  • Dirt roads of northern Australia by Kevin Martin
June 2010
  • Motorcycling world news snippets
  • The biking brotherhood is international
  • MRASA and SE Register committee
  • 4Bs update
  • AMC Conference in Adelaide
  • Inaugural MP ride a success
  • Safety call - airbags on motorcycles
  • First international motorcycle conference
  • MRASA Notes
  • Steve and Karen's bike ride to Thredbo NSW
  • Road safety report - Neville Gray
  • Basyc road safety barrier
  • SA Scooter Club news - Rene Borst
  • Letters to the editor
  • - Trail bike facility in SE Qld
  • - Wire rope safety barrier continues to kill
  • - progressive Euro initiative
  • - Europe takes lead from Australia
  • - WA motorcycle licensing and training revamp
  • - Fingernails to die for
  • Signposts can kill you
March 2010
  • AGM 2010 Election results
  • Maximoto closed
  • Secretary's report - Sue Rogan
  • Mick Doohand and MAC
  • SA motorcycle road safety forum - one view
  • Toy Run report
  • Letter to Minister Michael O'Brien - Phil McClelland
  • Great Escape rally
  • State election issues
  • - motorcyle safety
  • - scooters
  • - off-road motorcycling
  • - rider training
  • - motorcycles and transport policy
  • - serious and organised crime control act (SOCCA)
  • Road safety report - Neville Gray
  • State election questions/rationales
December 2009
  • Australias growing love of motorcycles - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Ridden-On Ride 2010
  • What colour is adrenalin?
  • Toy Run report
  • Black Betty - Jock Rogan
  • Riding while under the influence of lunch - Neville Gray
  • Stiffer speeding penalties for leading riders
  • Melrose birthday run - Jock Rogan
  • Two wheels and Kangaroo Island - Kevin Martin
  • Motorcycle parking information on iPhone
  • Anti-bikie laws making motorcyclists feel more vulnerable
September 2009
  • Lack of phone coverage with some network providers
  • Motorcycling discussion
  • - Baross's 80km/h speed limit
  • - Australia driver/rider statistics
  • - London making motorcycling safer
  • Proposed speed limit changes in Adelaide Hills - Neville Gray
  • Advertorial of Maximoto
  • Toy Run report
  • Federal motorcycle safety consultative committee
  • The good gear guide
  • Sense of humour failure - rider composure
  • UK learners may not ride unaccompanied
  • SA Scooter Club
  • Motorcycle trip to Kings Canyon - Steve Smith
June 2009
  • Bikie laws and clothing
  • Dirt bikes spreading parasitic weeds near Murray Bridge
  • Secretaries message
  • Name the faces in the picture
  • Riding philosophy - Phil Creer
  • Recent changes to the SA road rules
  • Transportation futures conference
  • Road safety barriers systems - friend or foe
  • Toy Run report
  • Winter blues
  • SAMRATS run - Gawler to Goolwa
  • Parilla Rally
March 2009
  • Motorcycling discussion
  • - Paul Morgan retires as Toy Run coordinator
  • - MRA motorcycle awareness week
  • - Motorcycle task force scooter member
  • - MRASA media unit
  • AGM results
  • Introducing Wade Richardson general committee member
  • Freedom of association ride 14 March 2009
  • World road safety conferences
  • The SA motorcycle task force
  • Toy Run report
  • Motorcycling News
  • - better infrastructure to benefit motorcyclists' safety
  • - killer car race
  • - smartcard protocol signed by nation's transport ministers
  • - self inflating tyre technology wins top award
  • - no barrier to progress in ACT
  • Motorcycling behaviour study - Deakin University/Peter Mount
  • AAMI calls for end of war between two wheels and four
December 2008
  • SAMRATS - a year of reflection
  • AGM notice 2009
  • Toy Run report
  • Motorcycling and the media
  • MRASA media release - SA bikie bill
  • Webmaster report
  • NSW Motorcycle Council - motorcycle awareness week
  • Wire rope barriers
  • New road safety campaign (lucky 13)
  • Riding and leather together
  • Infrastructure Australia body established
  • MRASA public statement - MRA and bikies
  • MRA Victoria challenges tollway
  • Motorcycle leaders to head to Canberra - motorcycle discussion with politicians
  • Opposition support for MRA WA
  • Toy Run road closures
  • AMC Chairman Shaun Lennard raises money for Heart Foundation
  • Ridden-On ride 2009
  • F.R.E.E. Australia Party
  • MRA Christmas picnic
  • Vehicle fuel efficiency draft report
  • Dogs on tanks
  • Motorcyclists to park free in Sydney
September 2008
  • MRASA donates to the Flying Doctor
  • OECD motorcycle workshop held in Norway
  • Toy Run report - 30th anniversary
  • Black spot funding
  • Daytime running lights on cars and trucks from 2011
  • Jayden's Ride
  • Book Review - my motorcycling life
  • Book Review - Long way round
  • Setup of MRASA Media Unit
  • New direction for Victorian Riders' voice
  • The clayton's number plate
  • Crash rates dropping not increasing
  • Harley Davidson to acquite MV Agusta
June 2008
  • Motorcycle and scooter safety summit - Phil McClelland
  • The serious and organised crime control act 2008
  • In remembrance of Bryan White
  • Not the Great Escape rally 2008
  • FEMA - vision zero motorcycle road
  • New Zealand motorcycle safety package to cut crashes
  • MRAWA wins Perth motorcycle parking
  • Make a wish run 2008
  • Caution urged for off-road riders
  • Tasmanian motorcycle handbook launched
  • London to open bus lanes to motorcyclists
  • European standard developed to improve guardrail standards
  • Wire rope barriers
  • Motorcycle thefts increasing
  • Front number plates - not the last word
March 2008
  • Motorcycle and scooter safety summit
  • Letter to members on the anti-bikies bill
  • Riders concerned about GPS speed controls
  • 4Bs report
  • Wire rope barriers strike again
  • Watch out for the new speed cameras
  • The state of our roads
  • Ridden-On ride 2008
  • Yet another front number plate proposal
  • Self diagnostic checklist for riding
  • Motorcycle thefts increasing
December 2007
  • SA Trials competition
  • AGM notice
  • Donation from Craig Elix
  • Philip Island run
  • Rosemary Bonnett retires from the 4Bs
  • Scooter Club leader Anthony Chan
  • Ridden-On ride notice 2008
  • Greg Janzow receives Life Membership
  • SA Scooter Club report
  • The third hand - Harald Lindemann
  • SAMRATS ride report
  • Adelaide City Council - motorcycle parking
  • Toy Run report
  • SE Register Toy Run
  • Adam Internet supports the MRASA Toy Run
September 2007
  • Call for comments on changes to the Constitution
  • Article from Gary Hughes from The Australian on Govt lies and statistics
  • SAMRATS Ridge - WIMA
  • Radiata Rally report - Ellen Koennecke
  • Victorian Newspaper - what is the most efficient form of commuter transport
  • SA Scooter Club report
  • SAMRATS - new directions
  • Register Liaison report
  • AGM notice 2007
  • Toy Run report
  • Injuries preventing riding - Harald Lindemann
June 2007
  • Toy Run report
  • AGM announcement
  • LAMS news
  • 65 Roses run in aid of Cystic Fybrosis - Jock Rogan
  • SAMRATS report
  • Motorcycle friendly council
  • MRA online forum
  • Key Tribulations - Bob Leske
  • Not the Great Escape rally 2007
  • Les Dicker's letters to Two Wheels and The Advertiser
  • Motorcycle GPS and video units
  • Assistant Police Commissioner Grant Stevens says fatality free Easter was down to luck
March 2007
  • Toy Run report
  • Constitutional review committee
  • SAMRATS IP and name returns to the MRASA
  • MRA Tourers banner - Sue Morant
  • Letter to MRASA on political advocacy
  • From the Vault - you and EMU
  • 4Bs recipient of Ridden-On ride funds, donated to RAH
  • Ridersafe News
  • Book Review - a dog and a bike
  • A scientific study into road safety in Victoria - Wire rope barriers
  • Cornering school - Jenny Spiteri
December 2006
  • Toy Run report
  • ABS stats on deaths in Australia over the last 30 years
  • National road safety action plan 2007/8
  • MRA Tourers - Jock Rogan
  • Letter from Jacqui Deering on scooter licensing
  • Motorcycle awareness week
  • Out for a ride on Saturday (or is it)
  • Vale Ochre - Toy Run mascot
  • Road safety barrier systems standard - Brian Wood
  • Association des Constructeurs Europeans de Motorcycles - annual conference
  • Book Review - Long road to London (by Peter Jeans)
  • From the Vault - you and EMU
  • Road safety officers comments - Peter Goodrich
September 2006
  • Ridersafe Rally
  • The SAMRATS name belongs to the MRASA and will not be given away
  • MRA supports blood donor week
  • Toy Run report
  • Road safety issues, Ridersafe Fee increase campaign - Peter Goodrich
  • New proposed road rule - 8 year old minimum for pillions
  • Census questions - Trish Osterman
  • SAMRATS ride report
June 2006
  • Monkey bikes banned
  • CBA retirement advertisement
  • Bridgeland Motorcycles opens in Murray Bridge
  • Axle EV-Z7 electric motorcycle
  • KI motor fest 2006
  • Road safety issues - Peter Goodrich
  • - Lane splitting
  • - Road conditions
  • - New parliamentary bills (Nick Xenophon)
  • - scooter fatality
  • Letter to the editor (near miss) - Steve Dayman
  • SAMRATS report, Tims memorial ride - Jock Rogan
  • Ridersafe fees increased
  • 4Bs report - vital signs
  • Ridersafe fee increase - rally announced
  • More than just a loan bike - Peter Goodrich
  • Bairnsdale Barry Sheet Run to MotoGP 2006
March 2006
  • Remember when - Jock Rogan
  • Membership report - Todd Kimber
  • Shannon's motorcycle expo at Garage Motorcycles Strathalbyn Feb 2006
  • In memorium - Garth Offe
  • Lane splitting and the Australian road rules amendment proposals - Peter Goodrich
  • Submission to the National Transport Commissions Australian Road Rules Amendment - Peter Goodrich
  • SAMRATS supports the Leukaemia Foundation
  • SAMRATS Clare run.
December 2005
  • Reports from the President, Secretary, Treasurer and Membership Officer
  • New Trike ADR
  • Prison terms for speeding - Police Commissioner Mal Hyde
  • Tasmanian motorcycle levy
  • Pocket bikes
  • Motorcycle theft report
  • New licensing rules (GLS)
  • Advanced rider training - Peter Goodrich
  • SAMRATS motoGP run
  • SAMRATS 5 ferries run
  • Toy Run report
  • Motorcycle safety strategy 2005 - 2010
  • ACRS Vision Zero, or is it zero vision - Les Dicker
  • Under rated - Greg Stevens
  • A 4Bs romance - Phil McClelland
  • Ochre's Piddle Puddles - Sean
  • The English language
September 2005
  • Diesel spills on the road
  • NSW motorcycle speed differential
  • E-Tag like motorcycle detection system by RMIT Melbourne
  • Monash University report into motorcycle licensing and training - Harald Lindemann
  • SAMRATS report
  • SAMRATS Keith ride
  • SAMRATS Normanville ride
  • AGM notification
  • Letter to editor - magazine
  • Helmets and hearing loss - Michael Czajka (MRA Vic)
  • Road safety issues - Les Dicker
  • AMC Conference
  • Roadskills course
  • Free motorcycle videos (Vic TAC)
  • Ochre's Piddle Puddles - Sean
  • Murphy's Other Laws
  • Dementia test
June 2005
  • Warren Truss, new transport minister
  • Pocket bikes
  • Tasmanian motorcycle strategy
  • Motorcycle thefts down
  • Front numberplates, again
  • SA motorcycle strategy on track (letter to the editor from Neville Gray)
  • Bureaucracy perspective (letter to the editor from Andrew Offe)
  • AGM notification
  • Toy Run report
  • SAMRATS report - Bryan White
  • SAMRATS runs - Mannum/Aceh, Great Escape, Phillip Island
  • Everything you knew about helmets
  • Road safety issues - Les Dicker
  • Creation Theory
March 2005
  • Spinal injury risk for riders
  • Ministers endorse road safety plan
  • Slower speeds on the Great Ocean Road
  • Barriers kill and maim riders
  • Car styling a problem for motorcyclists
  • Motorcycles: when they are gone they are gone
  • Drunk pedestrians
  • Road safety issues - Les Dicker
  • Harley rides to heaven
  • Vale Tim Hunt
  • Phillip Island trip - Bryan and Matt
  • AMC report - lights on, road signs and traffic signals, road marking paint, barrier systems
  • Women motorcycling magazine Biker Ally comes to Australia
  • History of manure
December 2004
  • Editorial - power to weight ratio limit
  • SA Motorcycle Taskforce pressured on front number plates
  • Tasmanian Motorcycle Council representing riders
  • Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme turns 100
  • 250cc limitation on Tasmanian motorcyclists
  • Accuracy of speedometers
  • World Health Day - road safety is no accident
  • AMC conference report - Peter Mount
  • - rider training
  • - special rego
  • - front number plates
  • - daytime running lamps
  • - women in motorcycling
  • - ATSB motorcycle safety consultative committee
  • Road safety issues - Les Dicker
  • AGM report
  • Membership report
  • Pocket bikes
September 2004
  • Editorial - media reports on the two Gorge Road crashes
  • Presidents report, Secretaries report, Membership report
  • AGM notice
  • Traffic authorities give motorcycles their own class
  • Road safety strategy identifies possible initiatives
  • Pocket rocket headaches
  • Are road weather alerts justified
  • ACRS membership
  • AMC conference
  • International public policy conference
  • Road safety research, policing and Education conference
  • MAIDS - motorcycle accidents in depth study
  • Toy Run update
  • Letter to Steve Wise, GM Channel 7 over interview misrepresentation
  • AGM notification
  • Streetlight technology
  • UK Government group calls for attitudes and policy changes towards motorcycling
June 2004
  • Editorial - feedback requested
  • Wire rope barriers - Vicroads
  • WA nonfesance
  • Australian Road Assessment Program
  • Road safety barrier seminar
  • Rubber crash cushions
  • Truck cameras
  • Speeding devices
  • Introduction of 50km/h urban speed limit
  • Adelaide City Council scooter/moped bonus
  • Introduction of skip rails
  • Hills motorcycle safety strategy - Peter Mount
  • Commonwealth club road safety meeting - Les Dicker
  • Letter to the editor from Carla
  • AGM notification
  • How two-stroke expansion chambers work and why you should care
March 2004
  • Unavailable - if you have a copy, please forward it to the webmaster
December 2003
  • Editorial - Centrestand and Sidestand history
  • Presidents report, Secretaries report
  • Crash reporting criteria
  • Lights on
  • SA Transportation plan
  • 40+ retraining proposal
  • Adelaide City Council road paint proposal
  • Registration label review
  • Safety strategy for Adelaide Hills
  • Vale Mike Giesecke
  • Letter to the editor from Peter Kemp
  • Toy Run report
  • Motorcycle Task Force report - Harald Lindemann
  • - legislation and enforcement
  • - education and information
  • - motorcycling infrastructure
  • What to do in the event of a crash
September 2003 - Sidestand
  • Motorcycling safety forum 11 June
  • Hills community forum 22 July
  • Glenelg parking
  • Youth road safety forum
  • Membership report - Rick Stadler
  • Road Safety report - Sean McPherson
  • Motorcycle safety in Adelaide Hills - open letter from Paul Simons
  • New Police Commissioner Graham Lough
  • Rally reports
  • Crash reporting changes proposed
  • Letter to the editor from Tom Griffin
  • Glenelg motorcycle parking
  • AMC conference Launceston 2003 - large list of topics
  • Motorcycle safety forum
June 2003
  • Not published
March 2003
  • Sidestand to Centrestand discussion
  • Lane splitting
  • Noise meters
  • Legal action of motorcycle front number plates
  • Motorcycle parking in CBD
  • Toy Run report
  • Road safety report
  • Vice President report
  • SAMRATS report
  • Piddle Puddles
  • Letter to the editor from Rick Stadler
  • Letter to the editor from Peter Kemp
  • Secretaries report
December 2002
  • Editors report
  • AGM report
  • Road safety consultative group (ROSCOG)
  • Canberra City Council parking
  • SE Register Toy Run
  • Presidents report
  • Membership report - Ken Binns
  • Letter to the editor from Aidan Hanafin
  • Road safety report - Sean McPherson
  • Letter to the editor - Leslie Dicker
  • Letter to the editor - Noel Wasley Langman
  • Melbourne's Talk 1116 3AL program
  • SAMRATS report
  • Toy Run report
  • 4Bs report - Greg Janzow
  • Webmasters report - John Dorrestyn
  • Piddle Puddles
  • Avuncular tales - Les Dicker
  • AMC report - Sean McPherson
  • Request for Feedback
  • Dale cleaned his bike ready for runs
  • Riding posture - Chris Hume-Phillips
September 2002
  • Unavailable - if you have a copy, please forward it to the webmaster
June 2002
  • Editors report - work together as a team
  • Presidents report - MRA strategic direction
  • Victorian Governments safety tax
  • RAA - car drivers to watch for motorcyclists
  • Operation Overand 2
  • AMC Conference
  • Whose agenda is it anyway - Ken Binns
  • Letter to the editor from Trevor Smart
  • Letter to the editor from Peter Kemp
  • Letter to the editor from Aidan Hanafin
  • Letter to the editor from Peter Szerememda
  • Letter to the editor from Harald Lindemann
  • Road safety report - Sean McPherson
  • Toy Run report
  • Front number plates - David Povey
  • Snow Riding (part 1) - David Povey
  • Webmasters report - John Dorrestyn
  • Piddle Puddles
  • Avuncular tales - Les Dicker
  • AMC report - Peter Mount
  • - noise review
  • - front number plates
  • - women in motorcycling
  • - national rider training system
  • - wire rope barriers
  • - Australian Motorcycle Federation meeting
  • - Adelaide Hills SAPOL blitz
  • MRA vision and direction - Dale Knoote-Parke
  • Riding posture - Chris Hume-Phillips
March 2002
  • Editors report - magazine production
  • Presidents report - road safety blitz and front number plates
  • MRA promotions sub-committee
  • Road safety SA 2010
  • Relevance - Ken Binns
  • Letter to the editor from Mark Kimberley
  • Letter to the editor from Gino
  • Letter to the editor from Harald Lindemann
  • Road Safety - Sean McPherson
  • Worn Tyres - Ken Binns
  • Webmasters report - John Dorrestyn
  • Piddle Puddles
  • Avuncular tales - Les Dicker
  • AMC report - Peter Mount
  • - 50kph proposal
  • - motorcycle theft
  • - older riders
  • - front number plates
  • - road marking paint
  • Relevance - Dale Knoote-Parke
  • Riding posture - Chris Hume-Phillips
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