adventure tips

7 tips for your first adventure ride

The adventure motorcycle market is booming and many of these riders are new to riding on the dirt, so we have secured these expert riding tips from UK racer Grant Draper. Grant started riding off-road at 17 years and has raced motocross and enduro. He says the main difference between the riding and racing he has …

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Honda CRF450R

Honda recalls CRF450R over gear issue

Honda Australia has recalled 2015/2016 model CRF450R off-road motocross for a potentially defective transmission countershaft fifth gear. The gear is used for engaging third gear and may break under certain riding conditions causing the transmission to seize. This could cause the rear wheel of the CRF450R to lock and through the rider off the bike. …

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Future Willowbankmx Future motorcycling stars assured

Future motorcycling stars assured

The future generation of MotoGP and Motocross stars is a little more secure with the rare opening of a motocross facility at Willowbank near Ipswich in South East Queensland. Usually we hear of another motorsport track being closed due to urban encroachment, however a long time ago Ipswich created a motorsport precinct consisting of Queensland …

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Petition to preserve mtorsport tracks

Petition to preserve motorsport tracks

Urban sprawl is threatening motorsport tracks around the world. If they continue to close, where will future Valentinos, Chads and Caseys learn their craft? In Queensland, a Parliament E-petition, sponsored by former Aspley MLA John Goss, is trying to stop the rot. SIGN THE PETITION HERE There are many motorsport tracks that have closed in …

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endurocross

Endurocross the next big thing?

Is endurocross the next big thing in two-wheeled motorsport? Young Ruben Chadwick hopes so. The 15-year-old Brisbane trials rider first saw endurocross on a Red Bull Romaniacs DVD and told his father, Michael, that’s what he wanted to do. So when the inaugural Enduro-X event was staged at Archerfield in February, he entered. And he …

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