Travel Stories
0 The Yarra Valley

Borgundiscony Here’s a bit of everything for you Usually, I get left alone to decide what I’ll write about and when. Every now and then the Bear will nudge me in one direction or other but he’ll still leave me a lot of leeway. That’s not surprising; he pays so…

News
0 Honda’s Aussie team stars in Dakar doco

Honda Australia’s off-road race team GHR Honda star in a locally produced four-part documentary Dream of Dakar which is screening on the National Geographic Adventure Channel over the next few weeks. Dream of Dakar provides a unique insight into the workings of the GHR Honda off-road team over a twelve…

News
0 Triumph Trophy confirmed for Melbourne Expo!

Triumph Australia has confirmed that the new Trophy will be on display at the Melbourne Motorcycle Expo’ November 23rd-25th. “We are all very excited at Triumph Australia to hear that the new Trophy will be here in time for the Melbourne Expo” commented Triumph Australia’s Mal Jarrett. The Trophy is…

Blog
0 Road Rider Blog

The Bear – Wednesday, November 11, 2009 What if you went to the GP and couldn’t get a beer? Here’s the letter Pat Lane wrote to the organizers of the Malaysian GP. He wanted you to see it. I sincerely hope it doesn’t cause another diplomatic incident like Paul Keating’s…

Blog
0 Road Rider Blog

The Bear – Wednesday, February 02, 2011 I promised you some comments about the current internet versus bricks-and-mortar shopping argument. This is a subject that anybody in business needs to take very seriously, including magazine publishers; our publishers are getting in there with an electronic version of Australian Road Rider,…

Cruiser Bikes
0 Fieldy’s boulevard

Monster in the making John “Fieldy” Holman is turning Big Bertha into Frankenstein I was living the dream on Queensland’s Gold Coast when my neighbour Kurtzo, from Burleigh Bars (an American Victory Cruiser fanatic), says to me over the fence one night, “Hey, Fieldy, have you seen those new Boulevards?…

Bike
0 Yamaha MT-01 SP

Power Horse A ferociously torquey cruiser engine shoehorned into a well suspended sports bike frame It’s big, it’s grunty and it’s packed with Ohlins suspension but with a meaty price tag of $25,999, will it pull the punters in? If you are after attention, I can assure you the Yamaha…

Special Features
0 Steve Campbell- Indonesia Part 1

Sumbawa, east of Bali Many of us dream of riding the many islands of Indonesia. Steve Campbell did it One minute I was up then, in the blink of an eye, I was down. I felt the shattered surface of the road bite into my right knee and I heard…

Special Features
0 Bike Handling

Get it up! Ooops! You dropped it. Here’s how to pick it up again. Hands up anyone who hasn’t dropped a motorcycle. Okay, that’s three of you. The rest of us have tipped our bikes over in graceless fashion at some time or another. Mostly these have been slow-speed pratfalls.…

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