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Should motorcycle rider age be lowered?

While some states want potential riders to first obtain a car licence before getting a bike licence, Germany has lowered its riding age from 16 to 15. Riding age varies throughout the world with Kosovo allowing riders and drivers on the road from the age of 12! Lower licence age? While that might seem extreme, …

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NSW motorcycle cop injured in crash

A NSW Police Traffic and Highway Patrol officer has been injured in a “single-vehicle crash” on the Central Coast about 4.15pm today (Sunday 17 November 2019). Police say the male officer was riding an unmarked motorcycle on Berkeley Road, Berkeley Vale, when he “lost control” and crashed into a guardrail. “He came off his bike …

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Norton seeks crowd funding to meet orders

Norton Motorcycles is about to launch a crowd funding campaign to raise money to step up production as they struggle to fulfil a £30 million order book for V4 and Atlas models. Crowd funding The company is seeking £1 million ($1.89m) crowd funding through Crowdcube. This is despite £4m in UK government funding last year …

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Two riders die in separate crashes

A 22-year-old rider and a 72-year-old rider have died in separate crashes in Queensland and NSW yesterday afternoon and police are keen to speak to riders in the area at the time. Mudgee crash NSW Police are interested in speaking to about five motorcyclists who were in the vicinity a crash near Mudgeee about 3pm …

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Charity rider exonerated by cop verdict

An army veteran rider who claimed he was assaulted by police at a March 2018 charity ride feels exonerated knowing the officer has been placed on restricted duties. Michael “Magic” Parr faced a charge of not obeying the direction of police for this incident caught on video, but the charges were dropped in April, 2019. Exonerated When told …

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Motorcycle riding is good for your health

Motorcycles are not only economical commuters and fun tourers, but they also have many health benefits. If you want to keep yourself both mentally and physically fit, but don’t have time for the gym, try riding a motorbike. The following are some of the main advantages of riding a bike: 1) Improves brain power: Driving …

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Top Tips for Restoring a Vintage Motorcycle

(Contributed post for our North American readers. Image: Vintage Vincent) Restoring a vintage motorcycle is every motorbike enthusiast’s ultimate dream. Just imagine cruising on the open road as your bike roars its mightiness. You can also think about all the money you would earn from making an excellent job of the restoration process. According to …

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World’s best and worst commuting traffic

Aussie commuting traffic is fastest and safest in Perth and the worst in Sydney, according to a new statistical analysis of 100 major cities in the world. The 2019 Driving Cities Index, commissioned by European car parts retailer Mister Auto, considers commuting traffic speeds, road condition, congestion, road rage, fatality rates, air pollution and costs such as …

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Driver gets order over motorcycle crash

A Sydney driver has today been sentenced to a two-year community corrections order after hitting and injuring a motorcyclist in September 2019. The 29-year-old woman, Perpetual Dzikunu, received a community corrections order for two years from today (Tuesday 12 November 2019) after hitting a 63-year-old rider and severely injuring his foot on 1 September 2019. …

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