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Election shares motorcycle sales crash blame

A continuing downturn in motorcycle sales, as well as car sales, in the first half of the year has been blamed on the Federal election, floods, drought and tight financial lending. There is little relief from the bleak news with road bike sales suffering the biggest loss of -17.7% as sales of all motorcycles, scooters …

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How motorcyclists can vote this election

Which ever shade of politics revs you up, there is little on offer from the political parties specifically for motorcyclists in this federal election. MotorbikeWriter does not support any one politician or party, so we approached them all, asking for their motorcycle-specific policies as we have done in previous federal elections. This time we only …

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Free rego promise for electric vehicles

The South Australian Labor Party has issued a promise to improve access to electric motorcycles by waiving vehicle registration and stamp duty on new electric vehicles for five years. Of course, the promise is reliant on the party retaining power at this year’s state election, although it should be noted that the party has been …

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Election attracts 6 motorcycle candidates

At least six motorcycle riders are contesting the Queensland election in a response to the draconian, so-called anti-bikie laws introduced in 2103. Australian Motorcycle Business Chamber founder and former candidate for the federal seat of Griffith, Travis Windsor, says he is helping three independent candidates in the state poll in a special deal. Travis says …

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