On Temporary Australians we find out if bikers in Sydney’s west have a heart by going on the Bikers Australia Blanket Run. Jonesy goes back in time to the 2009 Silverwater Street and Custom Motorcycle Show.We find out what motorcycle magic V8 superstars Todd and Rick Kelly get up to in their spare time. Jonesy discovers what makes a streetfighter. Former Australian Opposition Leader Dr. Brendan Nelson confesses to some bad behaviour and challenges the negative motorcycling stereotypes. Hirsty talks to MRA Vic’s ‘No Brakes’ about riding with one arm and we find out why the Lord Mayor of Parramatta says bikies are welcome in his city!
On Temporary Australians we find out if the Pollies in Canberra can really ride. Jonesy and Hirsty go back to the 2008 opening of the Fraser Motorcycles mega store in Sydney and find out what Peter Garrett thinks of it all. Animal from Kings Cross Bikers shares some dating tips. We check out what’s wrong with wire rope barriers. John Smith updates us on the growth of God’s Squad CMC. Jen Woods outlines her love of riding in the ACT. We ask Damien Codognotto if it makes sense to ride a scooter in Melbourne traffic. We look closely at Joe Khoury’s custom Harley-Triumph. Shaun Lennard talks on his favourite Tassie rides.And we check out new boys, Hunter Motorcycles.
On Temporary Australians, Paulie Fenech from Housos on SBS talks motorcycles and chicks at the Sydney Motorcycle Show. We ask a few experts about Casey Stoner’s chances in 2012. We look into some of Melbourne’s motorcycle history with a focus on the motorcycle precinct in Elizabeth Street. We find out if riding a bike brings relationships together. Denis Paulin tells us about the overseas export of the Ulysses Club. Ezzio from Victory Motorcycles maps out his favorite Sydney rides. Jonesy reveals a love for old time Sportsters.And Angry Anderson gives us the low down on Rose Tattoo, Fat Pizza and his new gig on Housos, as well as the reaction of young people to him.
On Temporary Australians Angry Anderson tells us why ‘Cars are the Enemy’.We check out Harley Heaven’s new motorcycle museum in Melbourne.Jonesy tries to interview charity riders Tex and Bundy with mixed success. We look at Victory Motorcycles new store in Melbourne’s famous Elizabeth Street. Chairman of the Australian Motorcycle Council, Shaun Lennard, explains why we need a national voice. Grant Howard from Brotherhood CMC faces a future of riding with the reality of cancer. We find out about riding around Townsville in Northern Queensland.And Hirsty gets a dose of motorcycle therapy close to the Melbourne CBD with Damien Codognotto from the Independent Riders Group.
On Temporary Australians we join the famous MRA OZ GP Run in Cranbourne and find out what Olympian Kieran Perkins is doing there. Cory Ness son of Arlen reveals what he was doing in Australia last year. Federal MP Bernie Ripoll comes out of the closet and confesses to a long held motorcycle passion. Jonesy talks to Rich from Bikers Australia about club life. We find out some of the best rides in the Newcastle area. We find out Hirsty reckons the boys from the Southern Cross Cruiser Club are good blokes. Smithy from God Squad tells us why we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. We say Goodbye to the Road Warriors Cafe. Hirsty has a rant about slow speed signs on the Old Pacific Highway. And we find out what happens when 5,000 plus riders rode together to Phillip Island last year.
On Temporary Australians we check out last year’s Sydney Motorcycle Show after a surprise move to Darling Harbour and see why huge crowds turned up. Jonesy catches up with our very own Californian Highway Patrol Officer. Canberra HOG take us for a ride around the nation’s capital. We take time to remember our fallen mates and find out why Animal was less than impressed with the ride. Johann from Oztrikes talks about wheelchairs and riding to the Alice. We find out why Rob Smith from Motorcycling Australia wants lane filtering legalised. We find out why Angry Anderson is the real deal and Jonesy has a close brush with the law.
On Temporary Australians we find out what makes the Moto GP at Phillip Island such a ripper race. Damien Codognotto talks sense about footpath parking and why every state should have it. We check out Robbo’s Harley Davidson in Canberra and find out how they keep an eye on staff. We find out why riding a Harley can be a drag. Ten Sports commentator Daryl Beattie talks about his racing and road riding experiences. We find out how the Bling Brothers got their name. Joe from HOG in Western Australia talks about the best rides in his state and we find out from a WA politician why the motorcycle experience is fantastic. And we join riders in Cowes for what has to be one of the best biker parties that we have ever seen.
On Temporary Australians Angry Anderson talks about his new role at Fraser Motorcycles. Jonesy checks out some old bikes and finds out how to have fun on one. Smithy from God Squad CMC offers some more relevant God stuff. We find out why the Mayor of Bathurst rode in the rain .Pugsley, editor of Live to Ride magazine, shares some insights from his motorcycling experience and, with the help of Two Wheels editor Jeremy Bowdler, we checkout the newest motorcycling invention: a motorbike powered by compressed air. Ten Sports Daryl Beattie talks about his favourite rides in Queensland. Rob Smith from Motorcycling Australia talks about personal responsibility and we find out why a motorcycle stunt team calls itself the ‘Team from Hell’.
On Temporary Australians Jonesy looks closely at last year’s Breakfast Torque in Sutherland. We go for a ride around Mt. Panorama at Bathurst. Sam McLaughlin, editor of Australian Motorcycle News, celebrates the magazine’s history and legendary editor, the late Ken Wootton. We find out why former Federal Speaker of the House of Representatives David Hawker has joined the Harley Crew. We look closely at the Just Bikes Bike Build-off and Underbelly star Les Hill reveals his dream of owning a Harley-Davidson. We find out if a motorcycle racing circuit is on at Bathurst and we go to Harley Heaven…literally!
On Temporary Australians we visit the Bathurst Street and Custom Motorcycle Show. Jonesy asks about single seat registration. We find out what it is like to ride around the world. Rob Colligan shares his favourite rides. We look closely at the winning bikes from the Bathurst Bike Show. Brent Stafford takes us on a rare look at the inner sanctum of the Harley Heaven workshop. Vic from Brotherhood CMC talks about surviving childhood tragedy. Rick Thomas tells why he likes to ride in WA and Tassie and we check out the Norton Owners Club’s Classic Bike Show at Cowes in Phillip Island.
On Temporary Australians, Jonesy looks at what goes into saving riders at an accident site. We check out Tracy’s excellent Chopper. The Bear reveals what Road Rider Magazine is all about. Ollie raves about Victory Tourers. We check out the move to Sydney of Victory Motorcycles. Mayor Greg Westman shares some motorcycle racing memories from the Bathurst Motor Racing Museum. Shaun Lennard reflects on kids in racing. We talk to Doddles from CMA NSW. Jonesy explains why we should learn the right stuff and we find out what happened to racing great Graeme Crosby.
On Temporary Australians we go on the amazing Kings Cross Toy Run. Jonesy admits to learning the hard way. CJ Burns from the Motorcycle Council talks about fighting for riders’ rights in NSW. We meet a dainty Harley Sportster called Buttercup. Pendo shares his thought for the day. We discover from MRA’s Grant Delahoy how to spread the message that motorcycling is fun. We hear about the best rides around Bathurst. We learn about a restored Goldwing and how easy it is to build a bolt-on custom. We discover why riding is a good news story and why we must challenge the negative motorcycle stereotypes.
On the final episode of series 1 of Temporary Australians, Jonesy and Hirsty look back on filming and reflect on some of the celebrities and characters that they met at motorcycling events over the last few years. They talk about ideas so far for the second series and then we have a look at the original pilot that was filmed from 2008 to 2010.