Amateur riders invited for GS Trophy

Amateur riders invited for GS Trophy

Amateur adventure riders are invited to compete for the first official Australian team to compete in the 2018 International BMW GS Trophy. To select the team, a national qualifier event will be held in Lima East, Victoria, over the weekend of October 28-29, 2017. To register, click here. BMW Motorrad Australia spokesman Nigel Harvey says …

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Motoz Tractionator GPS adventure tyre

Motoz adventure tyre is reversible

The new Motoz Tractionator GPS adventure tyre can be used in one direction for 50/50 dirt/tar or fitted in the reverse direction at the rider’s discretion for “mostly off-road” performance. Fellow adventure rider Jim Feehley of Brisbane, who rides an Okanui-printed 2005 BMW R 1200 GS, has been testing a beta version of the rear …

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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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Suzuki 650 V-Strom XT

Suzuki V-Strom goes Aussie

Suzuki Australia has “Australianised” the V-Strom 650 with rugged accessories and a derestricted model. A similar V-Strom 1000 could be following in their tracks later this year.  The full-powered 650XT model costs $11,490 (+ORC) and has 50.5kW of power, which makes it the most powerful in its class. Meanwhile the 650XT LAMS model with 35kW in pearl …

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