Lane filtering forum act

ACT supports lane filtering laws

The ACT Government has extended a two-year lane filtering trial to the middle of the year, but is expected to make the laws permanent. Lane filtering has been legal in Australia for more than two years now in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Other states are “monitoring” the laws. The ACT government says it is finalising …

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KTM Super Duke GT

KTM recalls 1290 Super Duke GT on fire risk

KTM Australia has recalled selected models of the 1290 Super Duke GT motorcycle over faulty fuel hoses which could leak. The VIN numbers of those Super Duke GTs affected are listed at the end of this article. They were available for sale from May 18, 2016 to February 17, 2017. The voluntary recall notice issued …

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Evel Knievel leathers

Evel Knievel leathers, walking stick for sale

Racing leathers and a diamond-encrusted walking stick claimed to have belonged to the godfather of stunt riders, Evel Knievel, have been auctioned online. The two items were sold over the weekend in a joint lot for $US78,000 (about $A101,000). The items, sold by Heritage Auctions of Dallas, are claimed to be original and were offered by …

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SWM Silver Vase scrambler at Crows Nest motorcycle friendly town launch

Invitation to motorcycle friendly town launch

The official launch of Crows Nest as a Motorcycle Friendly Town is on this Sunday (March 5, 2017) and riders from SEQ and northern NSW are invited to attend. Celebrations will include live music, markets and a parade through the streets of the quaint town about two hours northwest of Brisbane on the edge of …

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Danielle McCormack will ride to the Queenstown Iron Run

Actress, footballer, DJ, BMXer join Iron Run

An actress, footballer, DJ and BMXer walk into a bar in Queenstown … no it’s not a joke, it’s the annual Harley-Davidson Iron Run open motorcycle rally. The idea of an annual rally open to riders of all bikes started in Queenstown in 2015 and last year it moved to Paihia on the North Island. …

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Triumph Bonneville Bobber is a styling hit

Triumph Bonneville Bobber a styling hit

There is no doubt the new 1200cc Triumph Bonneville Bobber is an elegant styling hit, but does its handling and performance live up to the hype? Michael Oliver of Oliver’s Motorcycles, the top Triumph dealer in Queensland, says there is a lot of interest in the bike, so he asked us to take his demo …

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Scout LE Franklin Scout Franklin Edition comes fourth

Indian Scout Franklin Edition comes fourth

Indian Motorcycle Australia is continuing with its release of limited-edition Scouts with the fourth model, the Scout Franklin Edition. It’s named after Indian Motorcycle designer, Charles B. Franklin. He not only designed the original 1920 Scout, original 1922 Chief and the 1928 101 Scout, but was also a motorcycle racer of some note. He was part of the factory …

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Saint store in Melbourne denim clothingSaint store in Melbourne denim clothing

Saint denim opens first store

Melbourne denim riding gear company Saint, which has developed a six-second single-layer denim, has now opened a flagship store in Melbourne. Saint began as an online store 18 months ago and has now opened a store at 154 Johnston St, Fitzroy.  Their “Unbreakable” range of riding jeans, jackets and gloves is made from a special blend …

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