Ural goes solar
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Ural goes solar

The retro-style Russian-made Ural is finally entering the space age with a limited edition model named after the combined USA-USSR Shu le-Mir space program. The Ural Mir even features a solar panel to bolster the battery to run auxiliary items such […]

Doohan it safe
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Doohan it safe

Five-time world motorcycle champion Mick Doohan features in a new video aimed at reducing motorcycle crashes on our roads. The video was instigated by the RACQ in the wake of crash fi gures showing riders are four times more likely […]

Rokons sans frontiers
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Rokons sans frontiers

Special off -road two-wheel-drive Rokon motorcycles are being used in the fight against ebola in West Africa. The Rokon Scout is made in Rochester, New York, and features two-wheel-drive, fat knobby tyres, high ground clearance and substantial cargo capacity, including a […]

Big Time Coming
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Big Time Coming

Prepare for an invasion of riders on our roads, says international market researcher Global Industry Analysts (GIA). Despite the effects of the GFC on motorcycle sales in the past five years, GIA’s latest report says sales of motorcycles, scooters and mopeds will reach […]

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MEXICAN ON THE MENU

Travel gurus Mike and Denise Ferris plan to add Mexico to their popular  Ferris Wheels Motorcycle Safaris itinerary in 2015. “We are looking at introducing Mexico,” says Mike. “In fact, this email is coming to you from Cancun on the Yucatan […]