Honda "postie bike" postie

Postie and discounts return Honda to top

Heavy discount offers on learner motorcycles and a large delivery of NBC110 postie bikes to Australia Post has helped Honda leapfrog Harley-Davidson to return as the top-selling road bike company in Australia in the first quarter of 2016. Honda broke its March sales record, lifting their first-quarter road bike sales to 20.5% or 2377 of the …

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Bandit9 postie bike

Are motorbikes too big and powerful?

Are motorbikes too big and powerful? It seems a dumb question, right? After all, for years we’ve chased more and more engine capacity and greater horsepower. So why would we suddenly think bikes are becoming too big and powerful? However, it seems that a downsizing trend may be on the rise. Sales figures for the past couple of …

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Bandit9 postie bike

Custom postie bike redefines exclusive

It looks like a modernist version of the postie bike and you wouldn’t be far wrong. The Vietnamese-made Bandit9 Bishop Motorcycle is powered by a Honda SuperSport 90-125cc engine, but has some high-grade components and exclusivity that warrant the relatively high pricetag of $US6400-6800, plus shipping. Those components include a high-grade aluminium unibody, a charcoal …

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Postie Bike Muster

First national Postie Bike Muster

The inaugural Postie Bike Muster on May 3-4 in Gloucester could become an annual event to rival the Deniliquin Ute Muster. Postie bike fan Brian Beesley says he decided to organise the Postie Bike Muster after some success over the past three years helping organise a motorcycle expo for the Gloucester Rotary Club that attracts up …

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DIY Postie Bike adventures

Postie bike adventures seem to be the latest rage. In the wake of various “official” postie bike charity rides, several groups of bikers have decided to organise their own adventures. Guy Basile, a talented rider and adventure nut, is currently on a private postie bike ride in the snow down south with some lunatic mates …

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