Triumph Speedmaster

Triumph confirms Speedmaster will return

Triumph has released a teaser video officially confirming the return of the classic Bonneville Speedmaster cruiser on October 3 2017. While the video doesn’t reveal much, it is obvious it is built on the same platform as the Bobber which has the 1200cc engine. Read our Bobber review. From the fleeting glimpses in the video, …

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Kawasaki Vulcan S free luggage

Kawasaki offers free Vulcan S luggage

Kawasaki Motor Australia is throwing in free luggage worth $1730 when you buy one of their learner-approved Vulcan S cruisers to turn it into a dedicate tourer. The light touring kit is available for a limited time and features the mounting hardware, a rear luggage rack and saddlebags. Fitting is not included, but it looks …

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2017 Victory Octane

Victory Motorcycles announces 2017 prices

Victory Motorcycles Australia has announced a streamlined 2017 line-up with Octane (pictured above) prices dropped by $1000 and the Cross Country Tour costing $1000 more. The 2017 line-up also introduces new colours and LED headlights. Prices on all other models remain the same, despite the low Australian dollar. They have axed three cruisers, including the ’50s hotrod-style …

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Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress

Moto Guzzi Flying Fortress coming

Australian Moto Guzzi fans will soon have six cruiser models to choose from when the exciting MGX-21 Flying Fortress arrives in the next couple of months. The impressive looking hi-tech bagger includes a double-bubble batwing fairing, 21-inch front wheel, carbon fibre body and connectivity. We love the above video which highlights the connectivity with the …

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Ducati XDiavel

Ducati XDiavel raises cruiser bar

The Ducati XDiavel raises the bar on how serious a relaxed-position cruiser can be in terms of performance, writes motorcycle journalist James Pralija. I was one of the sceptics when the original Diavel was first unveiled – it didn’t seem quite right and appeared as enticing as a Trump campaign policy. Beneath the toupee though, …

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KTM Moto3

KTM plans adventure, sports, maybe cruiser

Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM is getting more and and more serious about building a full range of road bikes which could even include a cruiser. KTM has long been a renowned dirt bike manufacturer, but the past few years have seen a shift in emphasis to road bikes. Street bikes now represent 60% of their …

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2016 Indian Springfield convertible hard bagger

First ride on Indian Springfield hard bagger

Indian Motorcycle now completes its range of tourers with the Springfield convertible hard bagger. It’s a stylish blend of a comfortable and competent tourer with a powerful and potent cruiser thanks to its quick-release windscreen and panniers. The Springfield arrives at $33,995 which is $1500 more than its direct competitor, the Harley-Davidson Road King. Read our two-way …

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Cruiser Customizing Community rally

Outback bike rally supports Flying Doctors

A small group of 20 cruiser riders has raised $1400 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service at their annual rally and now wants to organise an annual fundraiser for the service. They’re called the CCC or Cruiser Customizing Community, an online community of bikers affectionately referred to as “The Community” who met through the online …

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