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. shares

Harley shares up despite sales drop

Financial analysts must see a rosy future for Harley-Davidson as shares have jumped 48% since June 2016 despite a 1.6% decline in motorcycle shipments. Harley this week released its financial details showing revenue rose by only 1% in 2016, mainly due to a weaker domestic market. International sales rose 2.3% and in Australia they were …

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BMW revises the F 800 R roadster and sports touring F800 GT age

BMW sales up, average age down

While BMW motorcycle sales rocketed to €2 billion last year, the average age of BMW customers has decreased by four years over the past four years. BMW Motorrad Australia general manager Andreas Lundgren says the average age of their customers is now 46, down from 50 four years ago. That’s pretty significant considering BMW is …

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BMW Motorrad creating digital riders information apps friends

Riders seek loyal, trusting friends

Riders want riding partners and friends who are trustworthy and loyal, according to an independent survey of 1018 British bikers in March 2017. It found trust was important for 70% and loyalty to 69%, but 75% of riders only get to see their close friends once every fortnight to a month. About half claim they have …

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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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