Chuck it in the ol' diary!
Come brew down with us.
RSW x DEUS Movie Night
Members...Can we pull out and completely rebuild an engine in 5 hours??
It's time to get some new rims and spokes for this bike!
The bit we all love - wiring!
Free Q&A with The Common Motor Collective on topic covering Honda related stuff
(Workshop members only!)
This event is member's only event which we hope to hold once a month as a meet and greet for new and old members alike. It'll be a casual hangout where we can discuss events, builds, rides and whatever else springs to mind over a burger and a few beers.
See you there!
Note: Only one ticket per member.
This $15 covers you for a burger and beers, if you don't want to eat the $10 ticket contributes to the keg for beers.
Details coming soon. Put it in the diary and get those builds ready!
The Machine Show will be an all motorcycles (older than 30 years) show to be held at The Braidwood Showgrounds on the Kings Highway in Braidwood NSW.
The concept of the show is to bring ALL lovers of motorcycles together over one weekend for a large scale event including, a show and shine, an informal swap meet, camping and associated events.
Our annual pilgrimage to the church of dust and destruction that is Aftershock! Check in to the workshop to see what we cook up to race this year.
The event is private but the photos won't be.
Here's a few from last year...
This talk will introduce rapid prototyping technologies including 3D printing, laser cutting and CNC routing, and their application to custom motorcycle building, prototyping and repairing. These technologies will also be discussed in relation to the open-source and maker-space movements, and how these tools can aid knowledge exchange and 'maker' communities. Drinks and snacks included.
Good news flat trackers, the Jerkyls Sunday Slide is returning to Nepean. RSW will be there to ride and serve the people food and beverages from the RSW kitchen and slide the Jamieson Tracker!
A night celebrating our recent Himalayan journey and the roads we travelled on. Featuring a collection of custom Royal Enfields, video footage from the trip, finger food by Rising Sun Workshop, free beer by Young Henrys, and Kenny Smith's HIGH & DUSTY | a photographic exhibition that portrays the terrain, conditions and beauty of the Himalayan high mountain passes. Proceeds from print sales on the night go to Plan India, a charity that fights for child education in remote communities in India.
Newtown Locals are stepping it up a notch this year with more collaborations on the menu, and fully local beverage offering. T-Shirt competition again and launch at Young Henry's. Stay tuned for more info on a revamped festival!
Australia’s biggest ever celebration of the world’s favourite motorcycle brand will be riding into Wollongong October 2016. RSW will be set up serving coffee for the three day event!
Red Bull are hosting an event at RSW to premiere a film about Aussie Dakar Rally winner Toby Price! The event includes RSW take over with a Q&A with Toby before the film premieres. We’ve got 15 tickets to give away to RSW members, the first 15 members to show up in the workshop can collect their tickets from our team.
Matt Machine is a well known and respected motorcycle builder living in rural NSW Australia. Knowing how passionate he is about the history of motorcycles, the lineage and history of customisation over the last 100 years, and how it relates to motorcycle building in a world of Internet imagery and motorcycle fads we've asked Matt to share his insights into the history of motorcycle customisation at Rising Sun Workshop in this special evening, food and beverage included.
We’ll be watching the race, probably dressing up AND the kitchen will dish up a race special "bangers and beers". Come join us!
RSW will be joining the great ranch of Newtown food and drink businesses at this years Good Food Fair. Now in its fourth year, the Newtown Good Food Fair will return to Newtown Square, and utilise the central hub of Eliza Street to create a street party for the community and visitors.RSW will be joining the great ranch of Newtown food and drink businesses at this years Good Food Fair. Now in its fourth year, the Newtown Good Food Fair will return to Newtown Square, and utilise the central hub of Eliza Street to create a street party for the community and visitors.
The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is an international charity event for classic and vintage styled motorcycles that raises awareness and funds for the Movember Foundation’s men’s health programs.
RISING SUN WORKSHOP FUND RAISING TARGET $20, 000
RSW has thrown down the gauntlet to raise $20,000 this year! If we reach the target RSW will add another $2,000 to the tally! Join our team to help us smash this target!
Doing a lot with as little as possible, this event is becoming a great showcase of what enthusiasts the world over are capable of with a touch brief.
Rising Sun Workshop members will have bikes on display and our very own Heleana Genaus will be joining the elite line up of judges amongst Matt Machine, Jeremy Tagand and others.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - An entry fee of 25$ is payable on the day which will get your place in the grid and an event T-Shirt.
The King Street Crawl (KSC) aims to utilise both traditional and non traditional venues and spaces to showcase music and the arts, and the businesses in Newtown, Erskineville and Enmore Rd. The KSC is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the area and promote this wonderfully unique corner of Sydney in a truly inner west fashion.
We are on the hunt for businesses of all shapes and sizes to get involved in the second KSC on Sunday September 4, and help us celebrate our lively inner west.
A ride from RSW to Surfside for the Japanese motorcycle show 'n' shine in celebration of Yamaha's 60th anniversary.
Ride kicks off from RSW at 8am to their Brookvale home for registrations at 8:30am. The ride back will be after the event ends at 1pm to RSW for lunch.
Founded in 2013, Throttle Roll has grown to become one of the world’s most unique custom bike events, one that brings together Australia’s custom culture and bike communities.
It quickly became a stage for backyard builders to showcase their homebuilt creations alongside established bike builders, with live music and a party atmosphere. This the event becomes a family and pet friendly street party!
As part of Vivid festival, we've been invited to join a great line up of local legends to feed the design conscious at the Factory Design District. Rising Sun Workshop will be introducing one of our new items to our menu, the Banh Mi " Porky" - Grilled pork belly and "Fu" - Black pepper tofu.
As part of the Newtown Locals, RSW is joining our pals again this year to ensure the hospitality offerings are truly local, with NL proceeds going to Newtown Drug and Alcohol Crisis Counseling and Services. Last year was a blast and we just can't get enough of collaborating with our friends proudly part of the 2042 postcode.
Jo Wallace, the photographer who captures us Humans of Newtown, has collated the images and stories of her facebook page into a book! Hosting a free public event at Newtown Social Club, we're thrilled for this next step in capturing the legacy of Newtown through it's people (and hopefully see Adrian's face in there too!).
While we have been busy beavering away getting Rising Sun Workshop closer to an open date, we figured it's about time we got some face time with all you legends out there who have been throwing your support our way! So this Sunday we are sponsoring the Throttle Roll Swap Meat at the Vic on the Park in Enmore along with Sol Invictus Motorcycle Co. We will be there selling some parts, drinking some beers and having some fun in the sun since we can't do any work on Sunday
The 2015 Underbelly Arts Lab & Festival takes place Saturday August 1 & Sunday August 2 on Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour. The food program has been curated by Lee Tran Lam (check out her blog) which will include yours truly as we re-assemble the gang to deliver Nick's "The Dark" and "The Monk" ramen broths.
Sydney's favourite Jerks (who like riding in circles) have asked RSW to join them at Nepean raceway on the Sunday 28th June to give more riders a taste for flat track. RSW will be offering up lunch and coffee on the day which will be a sneak peak at or new menu PLUS joining Sydney Cafe Racers on the ride to the track.