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Chris Vermeulen rides for charity

Wet weather kept a lid on numbers for the Bang on a Beanie ride with 2003 World Supersport champion Chris Vermeulen at the weekend. The ride left MotoLife at Caloundra for the Sunshine Coast hinterland under threatening skies. But while some of the roads were wet from morning showers, the riders had mostly clear skies …

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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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Ride with Chris Vermeulen for charity

You can ride with 2003 World Supersport champion Chris Vermeulen this Saturday. MotoLife at Caloundra is hosting a Bang on a Beanie Barbie after a ride through the region with the former MotoGP and 10-time World Superbike race winner. The ride will help raise funds for the Bang on a Beanie campaign supporting more than …

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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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HJC FS15 AIR helmet review

It wasn’t until I rode with the HJC FS15 AIR helmet on a race track that I discovered its greatest virtue. Those who have ridden on a race track will know that feeling of being strangled by your own helmet straps as you pass the starting line at speeds that would have you executed if …

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Ricondi motorcycle leathers race the world

Motorcycle leathers: Race fans around the world are witnessing quality Australian cow and roo hides in action this year. Brisbane-based motorcycle apparel designer Andrew Smart has added some top names of motorsport to his “Ricondi” clients for 2013. Wearing Ricondi brand leathers with the “Ricondi Ric” koala emblem in 2013 are Mitchell Carr in World …

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