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The Bear – Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Every now and then some snippet from the interwebs really hits a nerve with our readers, and I suddenly get a stack of e-mail referring me to some […]

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The Bear – Friday, July 17, 2009 Figures released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) show 55,500 motorcycles, scooters and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) were sold in the six months to the end of […]

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The Bear – Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Smelly helmet tells rider when it’s damaged Here’s a beaut bit of news from The Sunday Times in Britain. Coming off a motorbike is painful enough, but having […]

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The Bear – Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Insurance company Budget Direct has done some research on attitudes towards bicycles and by bicyclists. It makes interesting reading (I’ve edited it a little), and in many cases […]

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Mick Matheson – Monday, March 04, 2013 You’ll be relieved to see that we’re cranking the kickstarter of our website at last, preparing to fire her up again and get rolling. Not before time, we […]

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The Bear – Friday, August 21, 2009 Earnestness and self-righteousness are not restricted to car drivers and bicyclists, although they (and especially the latter) seem to abound in both. We get them in the motorcycle […]

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Erin Bramley – Monday, July 26, 2010 Hello Australia – believe it or not, this is the first time I have been in South America. The closest I’ve come previously was a trip through the […]

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Terri . – Wednesday, September 01, 2010 A proper show of helmets! Many hundreds of motorcycle riders jammed the pavements on both sides of the road outside Parliament House, in Macquarie Street, Sydney today to […]

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The Bear – Friday, October 22, 2010 The Moto Guzzi NTX story was not one of our brighter moments… “Dear Mr Bear,” wrote Guzzi Phill from Mackay in Queensland, “I was really pleased to see […]

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The Bear – Tuesday, March 20, 2012 There’s a job to be done out there, and only you can do it. I saw on the cover of the Sydney Daily Telegraph this morning… That they’d […]