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Indian recall over halogen headlights

Only eight owners’ bikes are affected in a national recall of Indian Motorcycle models over a non-compliant halogen headlights. An official notice has been issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. However, Indian Motorcycle Australia boss Peter Harvey says only eight owner bikes are affected. Four more are still not sold or registered. The …

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Childfund Des Ex Machina charity postie bike

Deus pimps postie bike for ChildFund

Australian custom motorcycle brand Deus Ex Machina has built a custom postie bike for ChildFund Australia to send to Cambodian families in remote communities. Deus is donating the bike to international aid agency ChildFund Australia for their Post a Postie campaign. Riders and others are invited to buy a postie bike, donate money or buy …

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Tex and Bundy on the Save the Oxley ride - Motorcycle Friendly Town (Photo: Keoghs Vision Photography) reprieve - blitz battle

Riders to lose Oxley speed battle?

Riders seem set to lose their battle against speed reductions on the Oxley Highway with the mountain section to decrease as much as 20km/h. The details of the proposal have not yet been made public. However, the Roads and Maritime Services told us their speed review along a 44km section of the Oxley Highway between Long …

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Indian Army sets record for pillions

An Indian Army motorcycle display team has set a new world record for the number of people on a motorcycle, smashing an Indian Army record of 56 by two. The Indian Army “Tornadoes” mounted 58 men on a 500cc Royal Enfield and rode it 1200m at the Air Force Station Yelahanka on Sunday (November 19, …

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Melting tar claims first crash victim Mt Glorious costly

Suing over motorcycle crash too costly

A rider who crashed on a badly repaired road has rejected suing the authority that knew of the problem because it would be too costly. Sydney rider Stephen Thomas, 69, crashed his 2011 Honda VFR800X Crossrunner at 50km/h on the shoddy roadworks on Mt Glorious in Brisbane’s hinterland on October 10, 2017. Transport and Main …

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Davida Koura helmet

Davida Koura their first full-face helmet

UK helmet manufacturer Davida has launched their first first full-face helmet, the Koura, at the EICMA motorcycle show last week. Davida is better known for their open-face helmets, but now they have followed in the footsteps of brands such as Bell, Biltwell and Veldt in producing a retro-styled full-face helmet. Their open-face helmets have a …

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Aussie woman Julia Maguire rides blindfolded to win

Aussie woman rides blindfolded to win

Aussie rider Julia Maguire had to ride blindfolded to win selection to compete at the International BMW GS Trophy in Mongolia next year. The blindfolded ride was one of many rigorous challenges she faced, along with Brisbane nurse Andrea Box and 21 other competitors from around the world, at the recent four-day qualifying event in …

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