Pikes Peak Chris Gilmore

Scary video of KTM’s Pikes Peak record

KTM has claimed a 1-2 victory in the heavyweight division of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb last weekend and released this 10-minute video of the record-breaking ride. Rookie Chris Gilmore set a record of 9:49.265 on his KTM 1290 Super Duke R and was closely followed by Aussie Rene Scaysbrook on the same bike. He …

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Oxley Highway hillclimb speed reductions RMS safety standard limits moto fest

Hillclimb race for Oxley Highway?

The idea of a Sunshine Coast International TT is morphing into an international hillclimb event on the Oxley Highway, NSW, like the famous Pikes Peak Hillclimb. Organisers Inside Line Events International say they originally intended to run a hillclimb on the Oxley mountain section of the highway and “almost had it over the line” with …

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Empulse RR at PIkes Peak

Victory Motorcycles double at Pikes Peak

Victory Motorcycles has returned triumphant to the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with wins in the electric bike and exhibition powersport classes. The company has now released the following 360 degree videos. You may or may not see them in 360-degree format, depending on whether you have updated your browser. WATCH VIDEO OF THE ELECTRIC …

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Victory Octane

Victory Octane muscle cruiser arrives

The new Victory Motorcycles Octane muscle cruiser has arrived in dealerships at $18,995 ride away. Australians were the first in the world to see in the metal when it was unveiled on February 20, 2016, at the Sydney showroom. Display models have also been available around the country since then. Now customers can actually ride a demo and take delivery of the first Victory to …

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Jack Miller wins the 2016 Assen MotoGP on a Honda

Jack Miller scores first MotoGP win

Australian MotoGP rider Jack Miler proved he’s “not an idiot” with his first GP win in the Assen race overnight. He also became the first non-factory racer to win a premier class event since 2006. Rain was the great leveller of machinery in the Assen MotoGP, allowing talent to shine through as it did for …

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2016 Victory Octane

Australians see Victory Octane first

The new Victory Motorcycles Octane muscle cruiser is a “big deal” for the Australian market says country manager Peter Harvey who believes it will become their top seller. He is so convinced of the bike’s success, he had four pre-production models shipped to Australia for the world launch. “We didn’t realise until a couple of days ago …

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2016 Victory Octane

Meet the new Victory Octane muscle cruiser

Australians were the first in the world to see the new Victory Motorcycles Octane muscle cruiser in the metal when it was unveiled on February 20, 2016, at the Sydney showroom. The first Victory to feature a water-cooled engine will arrive in Australia in April/May at $18,995 ride away, but pre-orders are being taken now. Four pre-production models have arrived in the …

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Victory Motorcycles Ignition Concept

Is new Victory Octane a drag cruiser?

Victory Motorcycles has announced that on February 20 it will unveil a new model called the Octane which is expected to be an amalgam of the Ignition and Combustion concept muscle cruisers. The Ignition Concept muscle cruiser, built by European drag-racing champion Urs Erbacher, was unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan in November 2015 and …

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