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0 MY17 Suzuki Hayabusa now available in Oz

The latest version of Suzuki’s Hayabusa  is now available from Australian dealerships. The Hayabusa is equipped radial mount Brembo monobloc front brake calipers, promising tactile feedback to the rider and increased initial bite to tame what Suzuki claims is its ‘incredible power.’ If you’ve ridden one, you’ll know jst what…

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0 CFMoto 400NK first impressions

Production Editor Spencer Leech gives his initial thoughts on CFMoto’s new 400NK CFMoto, as a motorcycle brand, has a hell of a lot to prove. Before it can seriously compete with its international rivals, it must convince the world that ‘made in China’ isn’t necessarily an indication of poor quality,…

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0 Victory Drift Baggers RULE

Victory finds a new way to stretch the limits of its big bore baggers! Anyone can stunt a trials bike. The bigger the bike, the tougher the challenge, and Victory Motorcycles has developed a stunt team that not only features riders wheel-standing Gunner cruisers, but also drifting supercharged baggers. A…

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0 Choices for under $4000

So, you are on a budget that limits you to spending around $3000. Don’t despair, there is a range of options available in that price bracket. It’s fair to say that most of them are not the sexiest of choices, but you aren’t exactly over-flush with four grand to spend.…

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0 Fred Hollows Foundation WOW! Ride

The World On Wheels tour company, in collaboration with the Fred Hollows Foundation, are launching a ride for charity in January 2017 The event is a national ride to raise funds for the work of the foundation, here in Australia and globally. “As motorcyclists we can take our eyesight for…

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0 Indian Motorcycle Safety Recall

Indian has issued a safety recall for all Indian Motorcycle Thunderstroke 111 engines which were produced between 2014 and 2017 The effected models are said to have been manufactured with ‘insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the engine’ which could cause abrasion of the fuel, creating a fuel leak and posing…

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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…

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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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