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Driver charged after 2019 fatal bike crash

A 57-year-old male driver has been charged after a fatal collision between his Toyota Yaris and a motorcycle in Queanbeyan, NSW, last December. The collision occurred about 3.20pm on Monday 23 December 2019 in McCrae Street, near Lanyon Drive. The 74-year-old male rider was taken to Queanbeyan Hospital with face, chest and leg injuries. He died …

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‘Noisy rider’ dies after police pursuit

Queensland Police claim a Maryborough rider “causing excessive noise” has died in a motorcycle crash in the Queensland city after a short police pursuit on Saturday afternoon (30 May 2020). They say the rider, Damian Lawton, a father of one who turned 26 last week, “allegedly evaded police, accelerating away at speed and travelled through a stop …

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Piaggio plans world's first reverse leaning trike

Piaggio plans reverse leaning trike

Piaggio has filed a patent for a reverse leaning three-wheeler with the two wheels at the back rather than the front. Traditional three-wheelers or trikes have the wheels at the back, but they don’t lean. In 2006, the Italian company introduced the MP3 scooter which was the world’s first leaning three-wheeler. It had the wheels …

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Driver guilty of hit-run scooter crash

A 55-year-old Toyota Hi-Lux driver who hit and injured a woman, 34, riding a Vespa scooter last August before driving off has been found guilty in a Sydney court today. Paul Andrew Brown faced a hearing in Burwood Local Court today (27 May 2020) on charges of failing to stop and render aid, negligent driving occasioning grievous …

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RGNT No. 1 electric internet motorcycle

RGNT No. 1 bike tracks your location

The Swedish RGNT No. 1 electric bike has a 4G connection for real-time data logging, tracking your bike’s location and automatically downloading software updates. Given the reticence of riders to download the COVIDSafe app, we wonder how many riders would approve of their bike being connected to the internet so authorities can track you! The …

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Light flashes, horn blows in a crash

Yamaha is the latest to develop an automatic emergency call system in the event of a crash, but their system also flashes the lights and bows the horn. SOS buttons or eCall systems have been available in cars for some time and have now been mandated throughout Europe. It is expected they may also be …

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Virtual tour of motorcycles museums

Even though you may not be able to leave home during the pandemic, and many motorcycle musuems ae ,cosed anyway, you can still take some virtual tours thanks to Goggle Maps street view. Click here for the virtual tour of the Ducati museum in Bologna, click here for BMW museum in Munich or click here for the …

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Riding solo

Top 10 reasons for riding solo

Any excuse is good enough for a ride – whether it’s with the pillion-in-a-million, a couple of friends, a dozen club members, a hundred shop riders, or a thousand toy runners – yet solo riding is our favourite. And in these days of social distancing, it may be the preferred way to go. There are many …

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