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Welcome to the Numb Nuts Nabiac Tour

What numb nuts Queenslander, currently enjoying a mild winter, organises a tour south to Nabiac during a cold and wet snap and the second State of Origin game? Me, that’s who! I will be setting off with five fellow mad Maroons this Saturday for “Mexico” (what Queenslanders call anywhere south of the border) on our …

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Harley plans sub-500cc motorcycle

Harley-Davidson plans to produce a sub-500cc motorcycle for the Asian market in collaboration with a local manufacturer within the next year. It wouldn’t be the smallest motorcycle they’ve ever made. That would be the 1970s 90cc monkey bike pictured above. The sub-500cc bike plan is included in the company’s ‘More Roads’ initiative, a strategic long-term …

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Should e-bikes be classed as motorcycles?

The real boom in electric vehicles is in pedal-assisted e-bikes which are being used as commuters. But are they bicycles or motorcycles? The question is now being asked by legislators, bicycle and motorcycle industry representatives. In fact, the Union Cycliste Internationale and FIM are fighting over who can race in cycling and motorised categories as …

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World’s most expensive electric motorcycles

The prices of electric motorcycles will eventually come down like the prices of flat-screen TVs did, but right now they are very expensive. We’ve charted the top 10 world’s most expensive motorcycles and were surprised to find they even include two pedal-assisted bikes, the $US80,000 (about $A114,500) Black Trail electric mountain bike and the eROCKIT …

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Riding lessons now a uni course

How would you like to earn credit points toward your degree by learning to ride a motorcycle in a special uni course! It sounds like a dream come true and a great way to encourage millennials to ride. Unfortunately, it is so far only available at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. It’s yet another smart marketing …

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Crafting A Marketing Campaign For A Motorbike Company

By Soban Usmani* “Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.” – Unknown Talk to anyone passionate for motorbikes, you will only be advised to buy one and take it out for a long ride. Owning a motorbike is not so much about attaining a special status that comes with the possession of such …

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Harley-Davidson sponsors Formula E team

Harley-Davidson is pouring sponsorship dollars into the Formula 1 electric category ahead of the release of their first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire. The LiveWire will cost about $US29,990 (about $A40,000) when it is released in America and Europe in September 2019. It will be released in Australia late next year. Four-wheel formula? Just because Harley …

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Harley claims buyers are more diverse

Half of all new Harley-Davidson motorcycles are bought by riders aged up to 34 years, female and ethnically diverse, says CEO and president Matt Levatich. His claims came in the announcement of the 2019 first-quarter results which show global sales down 3.8% to 49,151. Revenue was down $US1.38b (10.2%) and net income down $US127.9m. International …

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Tickets for Freak Show of Motorcycles

Tickets are now available for the Freak Show Festival of Motorcycles which is being run in conjunction with the return of the national Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally in Walcha, NSW, from November 15-17, 2019. The event is being organised by Inside Line Events International who was behind the proposed TT events for either the Oxley Highway …

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