Rider dies in crash with turning truck

A 34-year-old male motorcycle rider has died in a crash with a truck that appears to have been turning across his path. The accident happened about 2.15pm yesterday (7 June 2019) in Garfield Road East, Riverstone, in Sydney’s north-west. Police have been told the motorcycle was travelling east along Garfield Road East when it collided …

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Wheelchair rider Boris Ivančić  seeks badges, patches

Wheelchair rider seeks badges, patches

A Croation rider who was sidelined into a wheelchair in 2008 by an incurable muscle weakness disease is calling for help to collect motorcycle badges, patches, stickers and flags. Boris Ivančić says he has been a rider since his teens, but contracted Lou Gehrig’s disease and has not been able to ride for the past 11 …

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nsw cops police Horror bike crashes in two states lying

Crashed rider found lying on a bridge

A 52-year-old motorcyclist has died after a passing motorist found him lying near his crashed bike on the Nottingham Road Bridge yesterday afternoon (3.25pm 24 April 2019). NSW Police say it is unknown how long the man had been lying on the road. He was attended at the scene near Wee Jasper, NSW, by Ambulance Paramedics but …

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Concept 9cento drawings BMW

BMW appears set for 9cento production

BMW Motorrad appears to be going ahead with a production version of the Concept 9cento that converts from a solo sports bike to a two-up tourer with luggage in a matter of seconds using strong magnets. The clue is in these design drawings filed with property offices in Germany and Brazil. It is difficult to tell from the …

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heather ellis Timeless On The Silk Road: An Odyssey From London to Hanoi.

Heather Ellis releases second book

Victorian rider Heather Ellis has released her second book, Timeless On The Silk Road: An Odyssey From London to Hanoi. It follows her first book, Ubuntu: One Woman’s Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa, in which Heather documents her solo ride on a Yamaha TT600 through Africa in 1993-94 at the age 28. Over 15 months, Heather travelled 42,000km through 19 countries. …

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Harley electric LiveWire ID specs

Transport expert supports bicycle ID

The coming wave of electric bikes and scooters will create an overlap with bicycles that will put more pressure on cyclists to have ID plates or devices, a transport expert says. Emeritus Professor of Transport Marcus Wigan says bicycles are legal transport and as such should be bound by the same features of ID as other …

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Dead-end routes motorcycles Street Scrambler

Dead-end roads are a rider’s paradise

Most riders love a good round-trip, but there are many dead-end routes that can be just as rewarding for motorcyclists. I’ve been riding with people who never venture down a road that says “No through road”. They figure that it will be like doing the road twice. Yet I’ve ridden on famous motorcycling roads such …

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How to pick up a heavy motorcycle Kaitlin Riley

How to pick up a heavy motorcycle

Most people who drop a motorcycle are embarrassed and a little shaken and don’t pick up their bike the proper way. While it may be important to pick up the bike straight away to avoid being a danger to other traffic, you could damage your back or your bike if you don’t do it properly.  …

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If you’ve got a lazy $1m to send on unnecessary bling for your motorcycle, then you might consider buying the NSW  “1” plate.

NSW 1 motorcycle plate for sale

If you’ve got a lazy $1m to spend on unnecessary bling for your motorcycle, then you might consider buying the NSW  “1” plate. The first motorcycle number plate issued in NSW has been listed for sale publicly for the first time in more than 100 years. Numberplates.com.au believes NSW 1 will set a record for …

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