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Gear
0 TESTING: Furygan Speedmesh 3D Jacket and TD12 Gloves

Gear that has gone through the vigorous ARR testing schedule. Well, we’ve been using it anyway. Let’s see if it’s any good… Despite being around for about 40-years, the French brand Furygan may not be a name you’re very familiar with here in Australia and I was surprised to see…

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0 RIDES WE LOVE: Mudgee

NSW’s Central West reveals its best roads to a bunch of old blokes on a brace of the latest Triumph road bikes. If they can do it, so can you. A midsummer ride in NSW’s Central West was always going to be risky weather-wise, but the Sky Gods cut us…

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0 Penrite Honda Racing Team launches into 2018 ASBK season

Penrite Honda Racing team will form Honda Motorcycles Australia’s official team in the 2018 Australian Superbike Championship The team is set to launch into the new season under the ownership of ER Motorsports, debuting at Phillip Island’s opening round in Victoria between 23-25 February. In forming a naming-rights partnership with…

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0 Adventure Travel Film Festival a go

Earth wanderers to gather in Bright, Victoria, for the 2018 Adventure Travel Film Festival this week The three day event is a celebration of the world’s greatest adventure travel films from the 1930s to the present day. The seventh annual festival will be held on February 9, 10 and 11…

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0 International Festival of Speed returns to Eastern Creek

The 2018 QBE Insurance International Festival of Speed is locked in for another year, with the historic race meeting to be held at Sydney Motorsport Park on March 22–25. This year marks the 30 th Anniversary of the World Superbike Championship, so its fitting that the 2018 event be spearheaded…

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0 Triumph launches 2018 Tiger 1200

Tiger XC and XR line-up gets updated styling, enhanced power delivery, added tech and better handling  The all-new Tiger has shed 10kg from the previous generation thanks to a ‘range of developments’ across the engine, chassis and exhaust system. Triumph Motorcycles says this translates to ‘improved manoeuvrability and better off-road agility’.…

Travel Stories
0 New dog, old tricks

Who could turn down an opportunity for a father and son jaunt through some spectacular alpine scenery in the NSW High Country? A bit of family bonding between navigating a riding loop that contains some truly awe-inspiring roads that are made for testing the limits of man and machine. I…

Journeys
0 Cape Town to Victoria Falls

The plane descended into Cape Town on a beautiful clear late winter afternoon and we were greeted with superb views of the iconic Table Mountain and the city. There, we were to join Charley Boorman for his first tour since his terrible motorcycle accident 18 months prior. Riders gathered from…

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0 Kawasaki Z900RS gets cafe treatment

After much anticipation, Kawasaki revealed its new Z900RS at the recent Tokyo Motor Show. Now, Kwaka has revealed a Cafe Racer version of the new Z. The Z900RS Cafe features a cafe-racer-image front cowl; black, cafe-racer- image drop handlebar; its own unique seat; and original colour and graphics. Powering the Z900RS is…

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0 Suzuki SV650X confirmed for Oz

At the 2017 EICMA motorcycle show held in Milan, Suzuki Motor Corporation unveiled a retro themed café racer version of its popular SV650 dubbed the SV650X. Incorporating a number of enhancements over the standard SV650 ABS the “X” variant includes a host of changes that exudes classic café racer styling.…

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