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Cheap motorcycle parts lead to record recalls

Australia is heading for a record year in motorcycle safety recalls as manufacturers continue to use cheap and inferior parts in a vain effort to keep a lid on costs and weight. Some of the low-cost parts we’ve seen on new motorcycles include inferior electronics, plastic components and alloy used for bolts, side stands and …

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Kawasaki Z900RS accessories

Kawasaki Z900RS accessories launched

One of the most anticipated models of 2018, the Kawasaki Z900RS, now comes with several special accessories, including centre stand and pillion grab rails. The tribute bike to the legendary Z1 is listed at $16,499 plus on-road costs. It is based on the Z900, but costs about $4000 more even though power and torque are slightly …

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Ducati GT1000 project bike mirrors

Updating your motorcycle mirrors

Even the most expensive machines seem to have inferior motorcycle mirrors that look out of place, don’t give a clear rear view, are plasticky or have a blurred view because of engine vibration. And if you happen to drop your bike, they are often the first thing to break. Then there are those annoying motorcycle …

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Long wait for bike parts unacceptable

As if motorcycle parts aren’t expensive enough, sometimes you have a long wait for them to arrive with your bike inconveniently off the road. We’ve heard of people waiting six weeks for something as simple as a sump plug or three months for a swinger adjuster tool. It’s not acceptable to pay so much for …

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