Dehydration dust storm

Dust storm and heatwave to hit riders

A massive dust storm over the next couple of days and heatwave conditions across NSW and Queensland are expected to make life difficult for riders. Earlier this month, a heatwave in Western Australia cost the lives of a rider and hiker from dehydration. Last year a 30-year-old father also died from dehydration after riding in the …

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Heatwave kills rider and hiker in outback

The current heatwave sweeping the nation has claimed the life of a motorcyclist in the Outback, again highlighting the danger to riders of dehydration. The body of rider Daniel Price was found near the Gibb River Rd in the remote Kimberley district of Western Australia yesterday afternoon. He had been missing for several days while average …

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Lane filtering heatwave

Lane filtering a saviour in heatwave

Heatwave conditions are bad enough for riders, but moving slowly in heavy city traffic makes it so much more important that you keep moving by lane filtering where legal. HOW TO PREVENT DEHYDRATION Melbourne rider Ray Lindner describes his recent ordeal riding his Triumph Tiger XC in heatwave conditions in slow-moving traffic. Share this article …

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Riders dies of dehydration in heatwave

Rider dies of dehydration in heatwave

The current heatwave has claimed the life of a Queensland rider from dehydration after riding in the forests of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Thirty-year-old father Matthew Hall, pictured above with wife Emily, started to feel sick from dehydration and by the time the paramedics arrived he was feeling confused and his body temperature was 42, despite an ambient …

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