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Driver charged over fatal bike crash

A 70-year-old male driver will face court in March charged over a fatal motorcycle crash in Dubbo on New year’s Eve 2019. NSW Police say the driver’s ute collided with a motorcycle about 9pm on the Mitchell Highway in Maryvale, just north of Wellington. A male rider in his 20s died at the scene. NSW …

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Malaysian MotoGP satirical video

Malaysian MotoGP like you’ve never seen

Workers at a Kuala Lumpur scooter shop XF XeroxTune certainly have a great sense of humour judging by this mock Malaysian GP video. Since the video was posted on their Facebook page about a week ago, it has had more than 1.8 million views. And why not? It’s hilarious! Right from the start it pokes some fun …

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MV Agusta celebrates 75th anniversary

MV Agusta will officially celebrate its 75th anniversary on June 20-21 at its factory on the shores of the beautiful Lake Varese in northern Italy. If you’re a fan, we recommend booking your flights now as the Italian lake region is not only beautiful, but is blessed with excellent roads for riding motorcycles. The company …

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Rider seriously injured in Southport crash

A 24-year-old male rider has been seriously injured in a collision with a car in Southport this morning (25 January 2020). Queensland Police say their initial investigations indicate that about 8.50am, a blue Toyota Corolla hatchback and a red Yamaha motorcycle collided at the intersection of Anne and Shirley streets, Southport. The rider was seriously …

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Marabese Blade three-wheeler

Blade runner has three in-line wheels

Why would anyone think this Marabese Blade with three in-line wheels is a good thing for motorcycles? The Marabese Blade is the work of the family owned Luciano Marabese design company that also designed the Piaggio MP3 scooter with two side-by-side front wheels. The company has also designed bikes for Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Triumph and …

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Celebrate Ausralia Day bushfire appeal

Reasons riders can celebrate Australia Day

The best way to celebrate Australia Day this year is to get out and ride in regional areas that have been hit by the bushfire crisis and spend your tourist dollar. Click here for our tips avoiding bushfire areas and what to do if caught in a bushfire situation. And click here to find out …

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How riders can help bushfire appeals

The best way riders can help local communities affected by devastating bushfires is to avoid the area until the emergency has passed and it has been declared safe to visit. Riders are among the most beneficial tourists to local community economies because – unlike other motoring tourists – they take virtually nothing with them. When …

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MRAQ Rider representative group closes down

Who will fill rider representation void?

The RACQ says it will help fill the perceived void in rider representation to government after the Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland officially closed last week. Former president Chris Mearns blamed the MRAQ closure on rider apathy. Comments on our article about the closure last week offer a wide variety of views of the efficacy of the MRAQ …

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How to prevent motorcycle crashes and what to do if you do crash

(Contributed post) Although the Australian motorcycle market fell by 6.1% in 2019, motorcycles are still one of the most popular means of transport in the country, with more than a million operating on Australian roads today. If you have been considering investing in a motorcycle, it’s pretty clear why you’d want one; motorcycles are cheap, fun, and if …

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Aussies do us proud in tough African rally

As we celebrate Australia Day weekend and Toby Price’s podium finish in last week’s Dakar Rally, let’s also celebrate three Aussie riders in an equally tough African rally. Three Australians competed in the gruelling 14-day 2020 Africa ECO Race from France to Senegal. The event is probably closer to the original Dakar Rally when it was held in Europe …

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