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0 Campaign to keep motorcycle riders safe

The Victorian Government and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has released its latest campaign to reduce motorcyclist deaths and injuries.  The campaign is said to be part of Victoria’s response to rising motorcyclist fatalities, with 45 riders killed so far this year, up from 25 at the same time last year. It…

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0 Motorcycle accident compensation

Filtering, counter steering, mutterings of “Sorry Mate I Didn’t See You” (SMIDSY) – and even prejudice – it’s fair to say riders face a distinct set of challenges, both on and off the road. As riders, we do our best to stay out of harms way, but we can only…

Gear
0 Earmold ear plug range

Soft, generic ear plugs. I’ve been using them for a long time now, and frankly, they drive me berserk. I never seem to get a perfect seal, they pull out when I’m putting on my helmet and after a few days on the road, irritate my ears. I have persisted,…

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0 Stacey Heaney tops the podium at Mt Tarrengower

Stacey Heaney took her Yamaha XS650 to victory at the recent Mt Tarrengower Historic Hill Climb In her second time running, Stacey Heaney set a blistering 43.9 second time up the steep and windy track in Maldon. “It was pretty scary, I snapped my clutch cable on the way up…

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0 Gear of the week: O’Neal Shorty Street boots

These new kicks from O’Neal are perfect for the street. They are called the Shorty Street boots; aptly named for their low height and compact design. The boots feature upper and inner suede leather reinforcement, a gear change protector, plastic plates to protect against impact and easy-to-operate Snap-Lock buckles. While…

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0 2018 Indian Motorcycle pricing

Indian Motorcycle Australia has announced its 2018 pricing. New to the Indian Motorcycle range for 2018 are the Scout Bobber, Roadmaster Elite and Springfield Dark Horse, plus an expanded Chieftain Limited Range. “For this new model year Indian Motorcycle has raised the bar with our Scout Bobber, combining stripped back…

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0 Motorcycle Awareness Month: MCC NSW ride

Despite plenty of competition for riders at other events, some 100 bikes turned out for the Motorcycle Council of NSW (MCCNSW) Sunday ride from Berowa to Cessnock to kick off Motorcycle Awareness Month. STORY: RODERICK EIME The three hour, 170km ride was a gentle tour through forest and farmland…

Gear
0 Kabuto launches Aeroblade 5

Japanese helmet manufacturer Kabuto are launching their new Aeroblade helmet model, and we were on hand to meet the Executive Director Hiroki Kimura and their overseas operations manager Ryohei Wada who’d come all the way to OZ to give us a preview. The super light and aerodynamic and well ventilated…

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0 Robbie Maddison to ride motorcycle on Sydney Harbour

Renowned stuntman Robbie Maddison will ride his one-of-a-kind, water going motorcycle on Sydney’s Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour as part of the 2017 Sydney Motorcycle Show at the Sydney International Convention Centre on November 24-26. This will be the first time anywhere in the world the public is invited to watch…

Bike
0 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso review

In a hurry to get over the horizon? MV has created one very sporty tourer to help get you there I was sitting at the red light, staring intently at the gear-position indicator in the top-left of the busy dash, as my left foot played hide-and-seek with neutral. Frustratingly, and…

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