Dakar Rally legend joins KTM Rallye

Dakar Rally winner Toby Price (pictured above) was a surprise guest at the second annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye for customers. Almost 200 riders took part in the five-night Rallye through the Blue Mountains and Upper Hunter region of New South Wales from March 5-10. Toby made a guest appearance on the first day at …

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Strong and sexy world of motorbikes world;s strongest man restrains four motorcycles

Strong and sexy world of motorbikes

From the bizarre and sometimes shocking world of motorcycles comes a strong man restraining four motorcycles, a Scarlett woman and others making love to and on them! Strong man Former World’s Strongest Man competitor Franz “Austrian Rock” Muellner has set a new record for restraining four superbikes pulling at his arms and legs for 24 seconds. He set …

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rFpro simulator software

Simulator helps design cheaper bikes

Motorcycle simulator software is now helping one manufacturer develop their motorcycles for the road which could make their bikes a little cheaper. British software rFpro will allow the unnamed motorcycle manufacturer to evaluate and develop chassis configurations quicker and cheaper. Company technical director Chris Hoyle says it can evaluate alternative chassis configurations using riders with different styles …

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Honda Africa Twin claims altitude record

Honda Africa Twin claims altitude record

A Honda Africa Twin in almost standard trim has claimed the world altitude record for a twin-cylinder motorcycle by climbing the world’s highest volcano. The bike with the DCT automatic transmission reached 5965m on Ojos del Salado in the Atacama Region, on the Argentina-Chile border. Honda says they did not change the fuelling. Only a …

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Iron Run raises funds for Camp Quality

More than 1000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles roared from Queenstown to Arrowtown today as part of the third annual Iron Run rally in New Zealand, raising funds for Camp Quality. The Thunder Run was the highlight of the two-day rally. It was led by celebrities including actress Danielle Cormack, All Black footy legend Josh Kronfeld, Kiwi DJ …

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BMX and mountain bike racing couple Barry Nobles of the USA and Aussie Olympian Carline Buchanan share a passion for two wheels that extends to their Harleys.

Riding brings champion couple together

BMX and mountain bike racing couple Barry Nobles of the USA and Aussie Olympian Carline Buchanan share a passion for two wheels that extends to their Harleys. The couple met about eight years ago through their passion for riding bikes and have recently become engaged. “We’ve ridden two wheels since we were young, so it was …

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R and X-Bow

KTM introduces X-Bow track car

Austrian motorcycle manufacturer has been making the X-Bow open-seater car since 2008 and has only now started importing them into Australia. Only a few years ago KTM Australia was saying they would never import the X-Bow, but times have changed. The X-Bow R is now being sold through two dealers: Sydney Sports Cars, Artarmon and …

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Harley-Davidson sponsors Brad Jones Racing Supercars team

Supercars team goes Harley

Most of the Supercars drivers also ride motorcycles and Harley-Davidson has recognised that a lot of their fans also ride motorcycles. So it comes as no surprise that Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand has sponsored Brad Jones Racing. Team boss Brad Jones says he spent a lot of time on two wheels as a kid. …

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John Surtees MV Agusta 500cc and F1 champion

Vale 500cc and F1 champ John Surtees

Four-time 500cc motorcycle World Champion and 1964 F1 champion John Surtees CBE of England has died, aged 83. Only eight-time champ Giacomo Agostini and five-time winner Mick Doohan had more 500cc titles than John, but he was the only racer to ever win in the premier motorsports categories for motorcycles and cars. The London race …

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Suzuki 650 V-Strom DL650 and scooters recalled

Suzuki six-day sale starts tomorrow

Suzuki Australia has announced their six-day sale which kicked off on March 11, 2017, will be extended another six days. It includes virtually all motorcycles and ATVs at participating stores. The bargains feature the V-Strom 650 (pictured above) full-powered and LAMS versions for $9990 ride away. That’s a substantial saving as the LAMS bike is normally $11,290 …

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