Feeling Like A Veteran On Your First Motorcycle Tour

Feeling Like A Veteran On Your First Motorcycle Tour

It doesn’t matter how long you ride for, you’ll never forget your first tour. It’s the maddest. It’s the one that makes your heart-pound the most, the one that gets you hooked, the one that is peppered with as many hard times as good, the one that you’ll always look back on with a smile. …

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Kawasaki Z900RS cafe

Kawasaki announces Z900RS Cafe price

Kawasaki Australia has announced that the Z900RS Cafe is now available from $18,299 ride away. That compares with the standard Z900RS at $18,000. Click here to read our Z900RS review. Both bikes are styled as tributes to the original 1972-75 Z1 which featured in the cult 1974 Australian bikie movie, Stone. The Z900RS Cafe is even …

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and Iron 1200 - revelation

Will Harley electric bike be a Revelation?

Harley-Davidson has launched two new Sportster variants – Iron 1200 and Forty-Eight Special – and applied for the trademark name H-D Revelation which could be the name for their electric bike to be released next year. CEO Matt Levatich last month defrayed concern about their fourth consecutive year of sliding sales by announcing they would …

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KTM 1290 Super Duke next generation

KTM Australia joins global Brembo recall

KTM Australia has finally joined the global recall for the Brembo brake problem that has resulted in thousands of European bikes recalled around the world. The official Australian recall notice says bikes affected are 2015-17 model 690 Duke R, 1290 Super Duke R /SE and 1290 Super Duke GT. Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) of the 486 …

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Emflux ONE electric motorcycle electric motorbike

Change mindset on electric motorcycles

If riders want to adopt the coming era of electric motorcycles they will have to develop a totally different mindset to how they ride and refuel. Recent developments show electric motorcycles are coming … and coming fast! In fact, there is even an electric MotoGP series coming next year. Harley-Davidson recently announced it will have …

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Curtiss Motorcycles Warhawk

Curtiss Motorcycles returns to business

American motorcycle company Curtiss Motorcycle is back in business, replacing Confederate Motorcycles, releasing a new Warhawk model, the last with an internal combustion engine before the company reverts to electric bike production. Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was formed in 1916 by famous aviator and motorcycle racer Glenn Curtiss. It produced mainly planes until it …

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Touratech Adventure Challenge motorcycle gymkhana returns

Touratech Travel Expo returns

The Touratech Travel Event, Expo & Adventure Challenge returns in March 2018, this time being held at a new location in Myrtleford, Victoria. The expo is usually held at nearby Bright, but will now be held on March 16-18 in the Myrtleford Showgrounds, where an “Adventure Village” will be created under the shady elm trees …

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Migration abroad

What riders need to know when moving abroad

International relocations are more common than ever and they require wholesale changes. However, embracing certain factors from your old life can make the transition far smoother. As a motorbike rider, taking your wheels abroad with you can be one of the best solutions. Migrating with a bike is a lot easier than doing it with …

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Ducati Scrambler Hashtag online

Ducati Scrambler Hashtag 400 online now

The Ducati Scrambler Hashtag 400 is now on sale as the world’s first motorcycle model only available online. As we predicted on February 8, it’s a version of the 399cc Sixty2. Price is €6990 plus on-road costs which is about $A10,990. Ducati Australia spokesman Simon Leplaw says he does not yet have local pricing and …

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