Crash ends Stuart Ball's record crossing attempt

Crash ends Stuart Ball’s record crossing attempt

Intrepid Queensland adventure motorcyclist Stuart Ball has crashed out of his second attempt to set a sub-70-hour west-east motorcycle crossing of Australia. However, he is well and determined to give it another go. “It’s never over,” he told us this morning. “It knocks you for six when it does fail, but what you have to …

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Rider Stuart Ball attempts west to east record

Rider attempts west to east crossing record

Adventure rider and founder of the Great Australian Ride, Stuart Ball, will attempt to set a new record for a west-to-east crossing of Australia via the Gunbarrel Highway and Simpson Desert. (UPDATE: Stuart crashed out but hopes to have a third attempt.) He left last night (September 7, 2017) and hopes to be on the …

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Burt Munro Indian Scout Streamliner

Indian unveils Burt Munro Streamliner

Burt Munro’s 50-year unbroken land speed record will be honoured – not broken – by a special Scout Streamliner at Bonneville Speed Week in August 2017. Indian Motorcycle has modified a new Scout into a Streamliner to be ridden by Munro’s great nephew, Lee Munro, on August 13. The attempt will not break Burt’s 1967 record of 184.087mph set …

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Odo reading mileage

Who has the highest odometer reading?

Many riders clock massive miles/kilometres on their odometer and we want to reward the well-travelled for their efforts with a free Audicator indicator warning system. The idea came to us when Kawasaki sent us a press release about Malcolm Milne of South Australia achieving more than 300,000km on the odometer on his 2007 Kawasaki 1400GTR. …

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