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0 Triumph launches two new Bonneville variants Down Under

Triumph Australia has today launched another pair of Bonneville variants to the Australian press. Joining the Bonnie party are the T100 along with the Street Cup in the brand’s ‘Modern Classic’ range. Cop this for a bunch of Bonnies: There’s now the Bobber, Street Twin and Street Cup, the T120,…

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0 Triumph smashes local distributorship rumours!

Triumph Australia has quashed strong rumours that the factory was planning to take over Australian distributorship of its product. Long time Australian Triumph distributor Peter Stevens Imports has categorically denied the rumours, citing its oversight of the release of ten motorcycles into the domestic market in 2016, with more to…

Bike
0 Fast Blast: Royal Enfield Classic 350

It’s motorcycling Jim, just as we used to know it Here at Australian Road Rider, well, we get to ride a whole bunch of exotic things. And, we get to ride some totally non-exotic things as well. That’s where the Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes in. It’s pretty slow, built…

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0 Research finds helmet cameras “safe”

Helmet cameras may not be the safety risk in a crash that has previously been suggested. The BBC and UK Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has performed impact tests on climbing helmets with cameras attached and found they didn’t increase the risk in a crash. They say that their test results…

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0 Gold Coast Harley-Davidson announced Dealer of the Year

Harley-Davidson Australia & New Zealand has announced Gold Coast Harley-Davidson as Dealer of the Year for 2016 Steve Schilling, Dealer Principal of Gold Coast Harley-Davidson accepted the coveted award on behalf of his team at the brand’s National Dealer Meeting in Sydney last week. Along with the Dealer of the Year award, Harley…

Journeys
0 Touring Nepal on a Royal Enfield 350

This is a story about a motorbike ride that should never have happened; about an epic solo journey on an inappropriate and underpowered road bike along a frighteningly bad road that cuts through the deepest ravine in the world to reach the foothills of the highest mountains in the world;…

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0 MV Agusta reveals Brutale 800 RR

MV Agusta tears the covers off its updated Brutale 800 RR To further refine the flagship Brutale, and to comply with Euro4 emission regulations, MV Agusta has overhauled the 800 RR for 2017. The new naked MV benefits from less vibration and lower emissions, with a noise reduction of 50 per cent…

Gear
0 Stopp Performance Brake Discs

Road Rider takes a look at Stopp brake discs Stopp brake discs offer a comprehensive range for over 5000 road and off road motorcycles models dating back to 1980 up to current models. The range includes brake pads for dirt bikes and calliper extension brackets for oversize/supermotard front disc conversions.…

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0 BMW G 310 GS

Unveiled recently at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, is the new single-cylinder G 310 GS from BMW. The small capacity GS is instantly recognisable as such, with its tall geometry, short wheelbase, upright seating position and all the typical characteristics of a GS model; minus the big donk. Powering the bike…

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0 2017 BMW R1200 GS updated

BMW revealed its new 2017 R1200GS, with two new versions in the model line-up.  A base model R1200 GS will be available, along with three package options: Dynamic, Comfort and Touring. The range has also been extended with the Rallye and Exclusive variants joining the line-up. The existing R1200 GS…

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