How not to wear a motorcycle helmet

How not to wear a motorcycle helmet

This is not an instructional video of how not to wear a helmet! But we thought it might put a smile on your face just as it did when the pillion was told of his mistake. something wrong We have no other details about the incident or where it happened, although the video has been …

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Honda Blackbird killer

Speed not the biggest killer, says MCC NSW

Speed is cited as the biggest killer on our roads because of a lack of expertise among police accident investigators, says Motorcycle Council of NSW chairman Steve Pearce. He says police accident investigators are not trained enough in motorcycle accident investigation. “Are investigators using speed as a catch-all reason for motorcycle accidents?” he asks. Police …

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Ride Against Drought event cancelled

Ride Against Drought organisers have today made a “heart-breaking decision” and cancelled the fundraising October 27 event, deeming the weather too fickle to ensure success. RAD was originally planned to be held on Saturday 6 October 2018 to raise money for drought-stricken farmers. Ironically, it was rained out and postponed three weeks. The weather in South …

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BMW warranty and package deal sets standard

BMW Motorrad Australia has increased its warranty to three years on all new bikes and now offers discount package service deals on new and used bikes. While the car industry has up to seven-year warranties, the bulk of the motorcycle industry offers two-year warranties. Yamaha offers a five-year warranty on its Star cruisers and the …

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Triumph triumphs as most satisfying brand

Triumph triumphs as the most satisfying motorcycle brand in the market, according to about 700 riders surveyed by customer satisfaction research and ratings business Canstar Blue. It is the second year in a row that Triumph has topped the annual motorcycle survey won by Yamaha in 2016 and Harley-Davidson in the first year of ratings in …

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Will Damon X be world’s safest bike?

Canadian tech entrepreneurs Damon claim their Damon X smart sports bike based on a Yamaha R1M will be the safest bike in the world. The Vancouver company has been working with Yamaha to develop sensor technology and phone apps that will alert riders to hazards on the road. There is no word on when the …

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Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter

Rare rides: 1999 Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter

There are probably less than 40 Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter cruisers in Australia but one owner, Norman Hall, recently caught up with two other Drifters. “There are lots of interesting and rare motorcycles to come across that can put a smile on your face,” says Norman of Melbourne. “The Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter is just one of …

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Venom stunt action on Ducati Scramblers

Ducati has released a video of behind-the-scene stunt action in the new movie Venom featuring a customised Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle and Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special. Venom stunts Venom, an M-rated Spiderman spinoff, is now in cinemas starring actor Tom Hardy who personally rides a Triumph Thruxton R. While Tom rode in some Venom scenes, he doesn’t …

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Fabulous Tips of Maintaining Your Two-Wheel Scooter

(Contributed post) If you are seeking for less expensive, comfortable and way wonderful and relaxed mode of transportation, ride two-wheels scooters. They have all the fantastic features for a wonderful trip. With scooters, you can freely roam around the city without worrying about trains schedules and metros. It is also a great way of bonding …

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Lane filtering rules vary across borders

Riders crossing state and territory borders should be aware that motorcycle lane filtering rules and penalties vary substantially. This week the ACT joined most of Australia (except NT and WA which is joining soon) with lane-filtering rules after a protracted 30-month trial. However, the rules vary from just over the borders in NSW. There were …

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