OCTOBER 1-7 2023 Festival of Motorcycling


This years events include:

 Motorcycle Ride Week 5 days of rides During Ride Week,  including a site tour of Gillman Speedway with morning tea,

“Night of Champions” Q&A session with MC Jason O’Halloran & guests from Speedway, Observed Trials, Land Speed Record holder and an introduction to the Next generation of Road Racing with members of the bLU cRU.

We finish this year’s Festival with the FOMsa “Ride for Research” poker run.

For details on individual events go to the events tab and select the from drop down options for the events you are interested in.

  • Saturday  30th September, pick up entry packs from RSL 19 Rosetta St West Croydon 12-3pm
  • Sunday 1st October   AH 59 Club Ride to V&V Balhannah Swap meet & on to Barossa Vintage Collingrove Hill Climb start 8.30am Tower Hotel Magill Rd
  • Monday 2nd October  COMCC “Murray Lands Ride” start 8.30am Civic Park, NE road Modbury
  • Tuesday 3rd October TRC Adelaide “Hills Ride” start 9.00 am Hawthorn Crs.Hazelwood Park
  • Wednesday 4th October Barossa Valley Classic Motorcycle Club “Barossa Ride” southern Riders start Civic Park 8.15am Older & Slower Machines start Pioneer Park Lyndoch 10.30am
  • Thursday 5th October Site tour of Gillan Speedway including morning tea 10am 65 Wilkins Rd Gillman
  • Friday 6th October  DOCSA “Southern Ride”  meet carpark at rear of Victoria Hotel Main South Rd O’Halloran Hill 8.30 am

“Night of Champions” Q&A + supper  Thursday October 5th 7.00pm  Adelaide Speedboat Club Club Rd Gillman

Saturday 7th October :-Details to be advised.

you can enter the charity Poker Run when you register for the ride week or on the day at the start point
February 2024
European Motorcycle Day
Located at Balhannah Oval 117 Onkaparinga Rd Balhannah SA
The Festival of Motorcycling SA is proud to bring you this event at Balhannah Oval in the Adelaide Hills 10am - 3 pm Sunday February 2024 Club displays andEuropean Motorcycle regalia sales. Rock & Roll music throughout the day, food & drink available on site.
Event memorabilia for sale.
Club sites and European Race bike display (with start ups). All European bikes welcome from veteran to current Model! Other makes can be parked on the area around the oval as allocated.

$10 for Show & Shine bike entry – trophies awarded for Best Bike in several categories. A chance to win a year’s subscription for Old Bike Australasia and other trophy classes, all entrants i te show & shine have a chance to win the “Lucky Bastard Trophy”

Bikes don’t need to be running, they can be trailered to the event.

$5 European bike standard entry with free parking on the oval and raffle prizes during the day.

Spectators $5

a variety of onsite catering stalls

Payment on entry – cash only

See you there with the whole family for a fun day out!


October 2024

2024 Festival of Motorcycling October  5th -13th

Next years FOMsa ride week (2024), we have added an adventure route to Wednesday's Barossa Valley Ride. you can course between the sidecar friendly route to Nuriootpa or the route planned by Adventure Riders SA. Start from Civic Park Modbury.ill
  1. Curtain raiser FOMsa Mill to Mill Tour to open the Festival. Visiting Historic Flour Mills around Hills.
  2. 5 days of rides around the Adelaide Hills, Southern Vales & Fleurier Peninsula. Murray Lands and Barossa Valley
  3. “Night of Champions” held in the Wednesday evening at the SA Speed Boat Club Gillman.
  4. FOMsa “Ride for Research” Poker Run
  5. “Classics at Hart” display weekend including the “Ride for Research” & “Show & Shine for Research.

For more information check the details under the daily rides tabs