Fighting dirty fuel in your motorcycle

Is dirty fuel affecting your bike? Just how good is the fuel you are putting in your bike? Is it contaminated, is it the correct octane rating? Who’s checking? What damage could it do to your bike? So many worrying questions.A friend of mine put fuel in his Honda Fireblade at an outer-suburbs service station and …

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Is this the world’s safest motorcycle?

Take a Honda Fireblade, add Volvo-style safety technology and what do you get? The stunning but ultra-safe Molot. Russian company Chak Motors has packed the Molot (Russian for sled) with such hi-tech car safety features as blind spot warning, rear and front HD cameras, predictive emergency braking and lane departure warning. The Petersburg-based company started …

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Honda Repsol Fireblade arrives

Remember when a Japanese litre sportsbike was nudging $20,000? Thanks to a strong dollar and stiffer competition, prices are down several thousand dollars. Now Honda has released a special edition Repsol livery CBR1000RR at just $16,890. While special edition models usually retain their value, you will have to figure in continued discounting which is on …

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