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Welcome
  Welcome to the site of the Motorcycle Riders' Association of South Australia. Please visit our about page for more information on what the MRASA are about.
 
 
Latest Information on Rallies and Rides for 2014
  Feel like a ride - visit the following pages for upcoming rides for 2014. Here are links to the SAMRATS upcoming rides, the Scooters upcoming rides and the rallies page.
Blood Run - 10 May 2014
  The next blood run will be held on the 10th May, departing from Kurralta Park Shopping Centre. As usual, we will meet at 8.30am for a 9.00am sharp departure and is a short run into the Regent Arcade Blood Centre. Further details can be found on the Blood Run page.
Discount entry into the Black Chook Blues Festival - 10-11 May 2014
  MRA members can get a 30% discount on general entry into the Black Chook Blues Music Festival. More details on our discounts page.
Mid North Register 2014
  The Mid North Register had its inception on 22 March 1984. Congratulations to the long serving members of the committee for 30 years of service to the motorcycling community.
Meetings
  We welcome all interested people to attend our General Meetings. See the Meetings page for more details. MRASA Committee & General Meetings are held at the Prince Albert Hotel, 254 Wright St, Adelaide.
Ridden-On Ride - 6 April 2014
  This years Ridden-On Ride will be held on Sunday 6th April starting from the Victoria Hotel, O'Halloran Hill. Meet from 8.30am for a 10.00am departure for the usual run to Second Valley. Further details on the Ridden-On page, and the Samrats flyer on the up-coming rides page.
Lane Filtering - 04 March 2014
  06 October 2013 - Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Motorcycle Council are delighted to release their 'Lane filtering' motorcycle video, designed to promote discussion around this important issue. Lane filtering helps address traffic congestion and is six times safer for motorcyclists.

Lane filtering is defined as motorcycles moving between lanes of slow or stationary traffic. Lane filtering is different to the practice of lane splitting (also known white-lining and lane sharing), which is defined as riders moving between lanes of traffic at high speed.

Please take a look at this youtube video advocating lane filtering.
The SMIDSY facebook page has further information.
The Victorian Motorcycle Council have issued the following media release (6th Oct 2014).

4 March 2014 - The NSW Government has issued a media release indicating they will introduce a new law (in NSW) that will permit fully licensed motorcyclists to legally filter past stationary and slow-moving vehicles at intersections when it is safe to do so.
All indications have the law coming into effect on 1 July 2014.
The Motorcycle Council of NSW has released a web page on lane filtering.
Motorcycle Helmet Recall - 28 April 2013
  The MRASA are keeping you informed with the latest news on the current helmet standards situation, and more importantly about the recent helmet recall. Please visit our Road Safety page to read up on one of the key aspects of motorcycle riding safety - your helmet.
Interesting Links
  We have posted a few new items on the Links page, including a link to the LAMS approved motorcycle list, and a link to the World Health Organization global road safety report 2013. Use the About menu above or access the Links page here.
Motorcycling Fact Sheet - Roadworthiness
  We are providing a copy of the Motorcycling Fact Sheet as published by the DPTI (formerly DTEI) for the benefit of members and the motorcycling public. Our aim is to publicise a readily available document in the interests of ensuring our members understand the minimum requirements for their bike to be roadworthy. If by following the guidelines a member finds their bike needs work, the potential saving is about $500 ($350 fine for riding an unroadworthy vehicle and at least $150 fee for the inspection to certify the defect has been fixed) and then there is the demerit points and possible time off work to attend the assessment to be considered as well.
Toy Run 2013 Major Partner
  The Motor Accident Commission is the Major Partner of the 2013 Toy Run.

 

 



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