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0 2017 Ninja H2 released in Oz

Starting at $36,700, the latest version of the Ninja H2 is now available to the Australian public.  The Kawasaki Ninja H2 has been treated to a range of new features for 2017 including Kawasaki’s ‘most advanced electronics package’ and upgraded suspension by way  of a high-grade Öhlins TTX rear shock.…

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0 Honda Supersport Deals

From 1st July until 30th September, the CBR500R and CBR650F  will be available at a reduced Ride Away price.  The CBR500R features a 471cc DOHC engine and steel diamond-tube frame with hard-edged assertive lines and is available for $7,999 Ride Away. Armed with LED lighting, a large fuel tank and…

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0 Senator Ricky Muir supports better motorcycle training

Specialist training organisation, First Aid for Motorcyclists, recently visited Sale in Victoria and invited Senator Ricky Muir of the Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party to come along to support local motorcyclists within his electorate. The invitation was a chance for the Senator to see how the community-based Motorcycle Accident Management course…

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0 Victory hits Ignition on powerful new engine

Victory Motorcycles will raise the bar on power-cruisers with its new 100hp-plus, 1200cc V-twin, which had its debut in a custom bike called Ignition. The new powerplant bears a strong resemblance to Indian’s Scout engine, and it’s no surprise that the two Polaris-owned brands would share some technology and resources.…

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0 SWM in Australia with RS650R

Italian brand SWM has been reborn after 30 years and is coming after the enduro and adventure markets with its first model, the learner-legal $8,990 RS650R. Made in the old Husqvarna factory in Biandronno using an engine designed for Husqvarna under Cagiva ownership, the SWM is the product of SWM…

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0 Triumph reveals new 900cc, 1200cc Bonnevilles

Triumph’s retro Bonneville range has been reinvented with two new liquid-cooled 900 and 1200cc engines powering a five-model line-up of Street Twin, T120s and Thruxtons. The new powerplants are what you might call retro-tech; except for their slim-line radiators they look like 1960s twins but they feature eight-valve heads, liquid-cooling,…

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0 Women riders are not novelties

Women are discovering their independence and self-expression by empowering themselves in the male-dominated world of motorcycling. Again. Still. Or maybe it’s just another slow news day. I think I’ll vomit next time I read that “a new generation of female bikers are finding and inspiring each other with a shared…

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0 Riding out the storm

The Far Island Fox Hunt: On riding on through the rain, hail and slime. It’s 1994 and I’m heading south out of Townsville, Aeolus’ wrath is graphically illustrated in pelting rains forming shrieking lines and wild arcs. Random squalls belittle the rudimentary screen on my DR650RS. I need only make…

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0 Deus Ex Machina reveals R nineT kustom

Sydney custom motorcycle workshop Deus Ex Machina has revealed its BMW R nineT build, which features a few very cool design elements. The centrepiece of the project is the oversize fuel tank, inspired by the old Heinrich tanks which gave 1970s BMW longer range. The tank has a top section…