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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…

Bike
0 Launch Report: Triumph T100 and Street Cup

We head south to test out Triumph’s brand-new offerings “Yet another Triumph in ARR I can hear you say”. Yes, it’s true that we have featured quite a few in recent time. There’s a very solid reason for that. The Hinckley (the reborn Triumph brand) mob have actually gone berserk…

Journeys
0 Hell’s Pass – Touring Northeast India

By Ian Lloyd Neubauer When Shahwar Hussein meets me at the airport in Guhuwati, the gateway to India’s little-visited northeast region –  it’s like being reunited with a long lost friend. A one-time motoring journalist from New Delhi who gave up life in the fast lane to run motorcycle tours…

Journeys
0 Storm Chaser: perfect conditions for a ride

The north-west of Tasmania is home to some pretty amazing roads and incredible scenery. It often feels to me as though I’m riding in another country. A mysterious island continent merging threads of global motorcycling magic, all patch-worked together and hidden in a kind of Bermuda Triangle at the bottom…

Travel
0 Why you have to ride the Oxley Highway!

The Oxley Highway is one of the best motorcycle roads in the world, and it’s a road you have to ride … and ride again! ARR editor Mick Matheson has produced this great video that will get your biking juices flowing as he takes you through the road’s 300 incredible…

Gear
0 Round Oz Ride, a father and son journey

Kog has always been a legend, I reckon. If anyone has proven that it’s the simple things that make a rich life, it’s Kog, and the first acknowledgement in this book sums it up: “For the love of motorcycling, Australia, family, friends and freedom”. That comes through crystal-clear in Round…

Travel
0 Byways of the Olympic Highway, NSW

Next time you ride the Olympic Highway, make it much more fun and interesting by taking these byways that add spice to the trip. They don’t take much longer, and in some cases may be quicker. Some of them have some gravel roads, but they’re in generally good condition. For…

Travel
0 Crossing the Simpson Desert by BMW R 1200 GS

Two riders have just conquered the daunting Simpson Desert on a BMW R1200GS Adventure and BMW F800GS … unsupported on the longer, less trafficked WAA Line! Proving that he doesn’t make idle boasts about the ability of BMW motorcycles, the feat was achieved by BMW Motorrad Australia’s own marketing manager,…

Travel
0 Video: BMW’s hardcore GS Safari Enduro

BMW’s hardcore GS Safari Enduro took adventure riders to the limit in outback conditions last month on a route that criss-crossed the Murray River and pitched them into the sand dunes of the infamous Murray-Sunset National Park. This video captures the thrills and challenges of the 2015 GS Safari Enduro,…

Travel
0 East Timor: Land of Children

East Timor’s fledgling tourist industry is already attracting Aussie riders to this smiling country. Riding a motorbike is the best way to see East Timor. I had never been on an organised bike tour before but Timor Adventures made the country accessible. Tourism is a new concept in East Timor…

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