Motorcycle fans will be pleasantly surprised with the number of bikes on show at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Petersen Automotive Museum worth visit

Motorcycle fans will be pleasantly surprised with the number of bikes on show at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. While the museum, dubbed the world’s greatest auto museum, is mainly focused on cars, there are enough motorcycles to keep most bike fans interested. On a recent trip to LA, I visited the museum …

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Simon Pavey Blue HOPE police

Simon Pavey prize in police charity ride

Police and their families are invited to participate in a fundraising ride for support group Blue HOPE with the chance off winning rider training and a trip with Dakar legend Simon Pavey. The five-day Blue HOPE Ride to Remember will take place in February 2018 through the Victorian High Country. The tour costs $1600 and …

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Mt Wellington in Winter - beware of ice Bookings for the annual Black Dog Ride that this year heads to Tassie instead of the Red Centre have been extended.

Bookings extended for Tassie Black Dog Ride

Bookings for the annual Black Dog Ride that this year heads to Tassie instead of the Red Centre have been extended. Organisers have secured an extension for the Spirit of Tasmania ferry crossings, which means registrations for full rides to Hobart are now open until September 15. If you can’t join the full ride, you …

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Video focusses on rider mental health for 2017 DGR Distinguished gentleman's Ride

Video focusses on rider mental health

A video that focusses on the mental health issue of a rider and his family is being promoted to highlight the 2017 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR). DGR has this year doubles its funds in support of men’s mental health on behalf of the Movember Foundation.   The above video, called Survivor, tells the story of BMW …

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Jack Ehret's Vincent Black Lightning

Important Aussie Black Lightning for sale

One of the most important Vincent motorcycles in the world, an Australian speed-record-holding 1951 Black Lightning, is going to auction. The bike was built by special order and imported new into Australia by Tony McAlpine in 1952. It will be auctioned at Bonham’s annual Las Vegas motorcycle auction on January 25, 2018. Vincent Black Lightning …

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Reitwagen wooden motorcycle replica

First wooden motorcycle replica at auction

A replica of the first motorcycle, which was made of wood, is being auctioned in the UK this weekend and expected to fetch up to $A24,000. The first motorcycle was the 1885 Reitwagen made by German inventor Gottlieb Daimler, late of Mercedes-Benz fame. An un-named craftsman used detailed drawings and photographs of the original to …

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Artist Kris Hartas presents his motorcycle art at Sydney Motorcycle Show

Art mixes with motorbikes at show

Motorcycle fans will get a dose of motorcycle-inspired art at the 2017 Sydney Motorcycle Show in November. Event organiser and three-time Superbike World Champion Troy Bayliss says some of the art will be available for sale and for a charity auction at the event in the new International Convention Centre (ICC) Darling Harbour from November …

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Triumph Street Cup and Rega Turntables

Triumph turntables for true fans

For the Triumph Motorcycles fan who has everything comes these two-only special Rega turntables and 500 special vinyl record pressings. Both will be unveiled on Tuesday (August 29, 2017) at a special event at The Bike Shed in London. And the only way to get to the event and win one of the turntables and …

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Ural Ice Run 2015

Ural Ice Run returns in 2018

Aussies are expected to be among the foolhardy entrants in the sixth Ice Run riding Ural outfits across 2000km of the world’s deepest frozen lake. Six were involved in the 2015 Ice Race and four last year, so there are bound to be more crazy Aussies in the March 2018 event. The Ice Run travels across …

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