Mick Groth Honda Crossrunner EPIRB

Crashed rider encourages buying an EPIRB

A Bundaberg rider says he probably owes his life to a $290 Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon or EPIRB after crashing his Honda 1200X Crossrunner adventure bike in bull dust in north Queensland. Mick Groth, 52, urges every rider to buy an EPIRB, as does the Royal Flying Doctor Service which attends a “significant” number of rider rescues …

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Proper Wheel Maintenance for Adventure Bikes

Proper Wheel Maintenance for Adventure Bikes

Proper wheel maintenance is essential for adventure bikes. These motorcycles are built using tough and rigid components. The wire wheels or spoked wheels may look formidable especially when fitted with wider and beefier tyres, but the prior deserve proper maintenance to ensure smooth and trouble-free operation.  Here are some helpful tips on proper wheel maintenance …

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Aussies compete in their first BMW GS Trophy

Aussies compete in their first BMW GS Trophy

South Africa battled the sands and snow of Mongolia to win the sixth biennial International BMW GS Trophy with Aussies finishing a credible 10th with their first official team entry. BMW Motorrad has been organising the gruelling adventure bike challenge every two years since the first event in Tunisia in 2008. Other events have been …

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