Harley-Davidson Street Rod

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod first ride

The new Harley-Davidson 750cc Street Rod should appeal to younger and more aggressive riders with its macho stance, budget price and sporty performance and exemplary handling. In fact, I’d say it is the best-handling Harley yet! The 750cc variant of the new learner-approved, Indian-made Street 500 ($11,495) arrives in Australia in May 2017 at $12,995. It …

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Freedom Riders Mad Max

Mad Max motorcycle fever lives on

The success of Mad Max motorcycle festivals this year has spurred the South of Heaven Social Motorcycle Club to plan the Wanted Dead Or Alive Tour for March 2017. In January 2016, Freedom Riders Australia raised more than $12,500 for charities and attracted more than 2500 spectators to their Johnny the Boy Lives Tour 2016 and …

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Yvonne Everett Road of Death dirt bike learning

Learning to ride for Death Road

Yvonne Everett has been riding motorcycles since she was 16, but recently went back to bike school to sharpen her dirt skills so she could ride the Bolivian Death Road. Here’s her story. I’m spinning my wheels in the dirt and splashing through muddy puddles at the HART (Honda Australia Rider Training) facility north of …

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Update your motorcycle with a lithium battery

While manufacturers are keen to show how they can shave a few grams off their new model’s weight, they could easily shave even more if they swapped to a more expensive lithium battery. You need to test your motorcycle battery using a multimeter. Read Best Multimeter Reviews article to know more about it. Lithium motorcycle batteries are …

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BMW Motorrad off-road training, ready for 2016

BMW off-road rider training expanded

BMW Motorrad Australia has expanded its 2016 Off-Road Training Program with three additional course dates to cater for growing demand. The three Level 1 courses are open to BMW GS owners, as well as other riders interested in adventure motorcycles. For New South Wales riders, two courses are available; the first based in Dargle (West Sydney) on …

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Putty Road

Police target riders speeding on Putty Road

Riders in the Hunter Valley region, particularly the Putty Road, have been warned that the NSW Police will target speeding in their latest campaign called Operation Silverstone. Yes, that’s right, it’s named after the famous British racing circuit and, of course, police have placed an emphasis on speed. Here is the release from the NSW Police: …

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Chinese Goldwing copycat

Chinese copycats produce electric Goldwing

The Chinese seem immune to international trade laws that bind other countries and their latest blatant ripoff is an electric Honda Goldwing. We all know the Chinese make cheap copies of well-known brands and many of us probably have a Gucci belt made of plastic in a sweatshop in China. However, the Chinese have also …

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