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Driver committed on hit-run bike crash

After six months and seven court appearances, a driver who allegedly ran a red light, hitting and injuring a motorcyclist, has finally been committed to stand trial. Driver Daniel Marjoribanks was charged on 12 September 2019 after the crash at the intersection of Schofields and Windsor roads, Rouse Hill. He appeared for the seventh time this week …

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Harley-Davidson ads turn philosophical

Harley-Davidson has long been a great promoter of its brand and its latest video ads are no exception with an appeal to the psychological wellbeing of riding. This first ad shows the stresses of modern life and cleverly switches to how riding shatters all those pressures. It ends with the simple message: “Breathe. Ride.” Click …

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Trailbike rider dies in park crash

A 23-year-old male trailbike rider has died in a crash about 1.20pm today (10 February 2020) at Robert Brown Reserve, Blacktown, in western Sydney. Emergency services attended the park on the corner of Flushcombe Road and the Great Western Highway after reports a trailbike rider had struck a barrier and fallen off. Blacktown Police Area Command …

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Snake hitches ride in motorcycle helmet

It’s enough to send shivers up your spine, but an Indian man has ridden 11km with a deadly krait snake inside his helmet. School teacher Ranjith told Indian news website Mathrubhumi that he didn’t feel the snake and was not bitten. Ranjith is very lucky as the krate is one of the top four species …

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Police seek help in motorcycle crash

Queensland Police are seeking information about a collision in which a 29-year-old male motorcyclist suffered serious leg injuries last week. The Forensic Crash Unit says the collision occurred about 8am on Friday (28 January 2020) at Slacks Creek. Initial investigations reveal the rider was struck by a Hyundai Tucson on the Pacific Highway service road outside a car …

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Driver charged over fatal bike crash

A 70-year-old male driver will face court in March charged over a fatal motorcycle crash in Dubbo on New year’s Eve 2019. NSW Police say the driver’s ute collided with a motorcycle about 9pm on the Mitchell Highway in Maryvale, just north of Wellington. A male rider aged 26 died at the scene. NSW Police …

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65-year-old rider dies in barrier crash

A 65-year-old man has died after his motorcycle crashed into a barrier on the Richmond Road off-ramp of the M7 motorway in Dean Park, Sydney, about 2.45pm today (17 January 2020). Police say the rider was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene. Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command attended and …

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Driver sought in hit-run bike crash

A rider, aged 35, spent a harrowing few seconds stuck to the tray of a hit-run ute driver this morning (10 January 2020), causing him to crash his black Triumph motorcycle, Queensland police say. The driver of the white utility was last seen speeding off on the Ipswich Motorway, Rocklea, and the motorcyclist was taken to …

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Winter Motorbike Maintenance – The How-To Guide

(Contributed Post for our Northern hemisphere readers) There is no way to sugarcoat it – winter can be very tough on your motorbike. This does not mean, however, that you can’t get it out for a ride every once in a while. That, of course, with the right maintenance, to make sure your bike can …

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Kawasaki leaning toward three-wheelers

Kawasaki seems to be following Yamaha and Honda in developing a leaning three-wheeler with its latest patent application in the US. Yamaha already has the Tricity leaning three-wheeler scooter and Niken motorcycle as well as patent plans for more leaning trikes with two front wheels including a VMax! Honda has also applied for patents for …

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