DayGlo Queensland Police helmet camera fined witnesses

Witnesses needed in rider fatality

Witnesses to a hit-and-run involving a truck and a motorcyclist aged 22 in Logan Village, Queensland, at 8pm on 15 June 2018 are being urged to come forward to police or provide dashcam or helmet-cam evidence. Truck driver T. McLeod, 24, of Greenbank appeared in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Friday (6 July 2018) charged with …

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Lions Rd crash loose gravel repair

Crashed rider seeks Sportster repair

A Gold Coast rider who fell in thick and loose gravel on the Lions Rd on the NSW-Queensland border says she plans to “take action” to pay for the repair of her Harley-Davidson 883 Sportster. Robyn Love was riding fourth in a group of 34 riders from the Gold Coast Cruiser Club last Saturday (23 …

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Lions Rd crash loose gravel

Lions Rd loose gravel ‘being fixed’

Thick and loose gravel that caused a Gold Coast rider to fall off her Harley-Davidson on the Lions Rd on the NSW-Queensland border is being fixed. Kyogle Council Director Assets and Infrastructure Services Tony Lickis told us today that “crews are currently in attendance” and the gravel swept away. The incident occurred on Saturday on …

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Honour riders in Ride 4 Our Fallen - Nikki-Anne Mooney

Honour riders in ‘Ride 4 Our Fallen’ event

Riders around Australia are invited to attend the Ride 4 Our Fallen Riders event next Sunday (24 June 2018) in Brisbane or organise their own ride to honour the memory of the 211 motorbike riders killed on Australian roads in 2017. The Brisbane ride has been organised by Nikki-Anne Mooney, whose younger brother, Timothy McKenzie, died …

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Rider punches and kicks SUV in road rage

Rider punches and kicks SUV in road rage

A rider punches and kicks an SUV that cut into his lane on a Canadian highway in this latest video capturing road rage. We can understand the rider’s frustration at being dangerously cut off by a driver who obviously didn’t look. It’s happened to all of us to many times. However, this rider’s response is …

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Lane filtering lane splitting America blame wins

Two big wins for lane-filtering riders

Lane filtering riders have scored two big wins with General Motors compensating a rider hit by one of their automated cars and Ford Motor Company applying for a patent to detect and avoid filtering riders. San Francisco rider Oscar Nilsson was hit by a Chevrolet Bolt in automated drive in San Francisco late last year …

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KTM Adventure Rallye 2018 Outback Run

Seven riders injured in KTM Rallye

Seven riders have been injured in the third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye which is this year riding on “previously unridden tracks and trails” in the Northern Territory. When it was promoted last year, the organisers said the event would be so remote, they would have a helicopter available if med-evac or bike-evac was required. Injured riders …

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Bad Roads Rally roadworks potholes Victoria

Riders urged to support Bad Roads Rally

Riders have been urged to support a Bad Roads Rally to the Victorian Parliament next Tuesday (May 8, 2018) to protest against the “dangerous neglect” of the state’s roads and the widespread use of expensive and “dangerous” wire rope barriers (WRB). Rally organisers, the Independent Riders’ Group (IRG), have asked riders and other motorists to …

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crash Accident motorcycle road safety approved ratings

Rider gear safety ratings to go public

A program of testing and rating the safety of motorcycle clothing available in Australia is about to go into its next phase of testing with the ratings eventually made public. The five star ratings system will be called Moto-CAP and will be a voluntary system that manufacturers can display on their gear as information for …

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