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AGV helmet hydrates riders on the go

Italian motorbike helmet manufacturer AGV has introduced a hydration cooling system which allows riders to sip liquid while riding. The AGV Pista GP R, presented in five graphics and two carbon variants, will be available from November 2016 starting from €1200 (about $A1800). There is no word on when it will be available in Australia, but …

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Ducati Dainese motorcycle suit

Design your own Dainese motorcycle suit

Ducati has introduced a website where you can design your own handmade Dainese leather motorcycle suit so you won’t look like everyone else on the track or at your local cafe. It’s called Ducati SuMisura which is Italian for “custom made”, but you don’t need to speak Italian to order your suit as the site operates …

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British day at Oliver’s Motorcycles

All things British will be celebrated tomorrow at Oliver’s Motorcycles in Moorooka. A few months ago the family-owned dealership added Triumph to their Suzuki franchise and tomorrow (October 19) they will celebrate with their own mini “Tridays” – come rain, hail or shine! Celebrations include British food, a live band playing British music and, of …

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Valentino Rossi hits the dirt

  It’s Rossi as you’ve never seen him before. Nine-times world motorcycle champion Valentino Rossi features in a You Tube video showing his dirt track style. The three-minute film released by Dainese shows Rossi and friends Thomas Chareyre, two-time world supermotard champion, and British Isle of Man TT icon Guy Martin raing around “Rossi’s Ranch”, a …

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BMW adds airbags

BMW riders will soon be surrounded by airbags with the Bavarian company making a range of motorcycles and rider equipment with inflatable protection. BMW Motorrad and Italian rider gear manufacturers Dainese have announced a joint long-term agreement to develop the patented Dainese D-Air Protect System into BMW bikes and rider gear. The system features an …

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Michael Oliver of Oliver's Motorcycles

Oliver’s Motorcycles opens doors

Oliver’s Motorcycles may be Brisbane’s newest motorcycle dealership, but it has ages of experience at the helm. “Remember when a motorcycle dealership was somewhere you escaped to, not from?” That slogan was developed by a good mate and riding partner, Carl Spencer of marketing, advertising and design company Carlosus, for a new dealership in Brisbane. Oliver’s …

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