Bushfire appeals help

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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Ducati debuts 157.5kW Panigale V4

Ducati has unveiled the world’s most powerful street bike, the Panigale V4 1409, powered by the MotoGP-derived V4 Desmosedici Stradale engine with 157.5kW (214hp) of power. That is less than the Kawasaki H2R at 240kW and Honda RC213V-2, but they are track-only bikes. However, it the most powerful street-legal sports bike beating the MV Agusta F4 …

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Ducati revives SuperSport, marks 90 years

Ducati will revive the iconic SuperSport as an everyday ride and is celebrating its 90th anniversary with the release of a limited edition of 500 1299 Panigale S Anniversario motorcycles. The bikes were “revealed” at the biennial World Ducati Week in Misano at the weekend, attracting more than 81,000 Ducatisti, up 25% on 2014 figures. …

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Celebrate Australia Day on two wheels

Should we celebrate Australia Day with motorcycle stunts like these performed by the Indian Border Security Force motorcycle team? The Indian motorbike team will perform these stunts on Royal Enfields in a parade in front of US President Barack Obama today which is Indian Republic Day. Obama is the first US President to attend the …

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Craig Lowndes

Ride along with Craig Lowndes

Want to ride with five-time Bathurst 1000 winner and current Bathurst 12-Hour winner Craig Lowndes? He will again take part in his third annual Ruff Riders 500 to raise money for the RSPCA, his favourite charity. Registrations are now open for the charity ride where they can meet and ride with the V8 Supercars star …

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V8 Supercar team builds motorcycle

The team behind V8 Supercar champions Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup has unveiled a revolutionary motorcycle that will open up the world of freestyle riding. Skycraft, which features a fuel tank in the frame and exhaust in the swingarm, is the world’s first purpose-built freestyle motocross machine. It was produced by Triple Eight Race Engineering …

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Troy Bayliss coaches junior racers

Three-time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss will pass on his expert advice to young racers at the second annual Big Day Out. The motoDNA program at Broadford track in rural Victoria on Monday, September 16, aims to benefit junior Australian road racers by teaching on-track development with off-track review and preparation. Stars that attended last …

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Chris Vermeulen denies comeback

Don’t get excited about 2003 World Supersport champion, 10-time World Superbike race winner and MotoGP winner Chris Vermeulen coming out of semi-retirement. Rumours circulated a while ago that the 31-year-old, semi-retired Sunshine Coast cattle farmer would be riding for the Suter-BMW MotoGP team this year after scoring a fill-in ride for them at Le Mans …

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