Syklvia Day Kawasaki Z900 called Scarlet poetry

Motorcycles are poetry in motion, says Sylvia

Many of us believe motorcycles are poetry in motion and Melbourne rider Sylvia Day has even written a poem about her Kawasaki Z900. But before we get to her poem, a little about the poet. Sylvia is 51 and started riding when she was 16 “up and down the trails around Sussex Inlet on a …

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Harley-Davidson ads turn philosophical

Harley-Davidson has long been a great promoter of its brand and its latest video ads are no exception with an appeal to the psychological wellbeing of riding. This first ad shows the stresses of modern life and cleverly switches to how riding shatters all those pressures. It ends with the simple message: “Breathe. Ride.” Click …

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Celebrating your anniversary on the road

(Contributed post) Riders love being on the road, feeling the rush of air around them, and staring at the path ahead. It gives you a view like never before and allows you time to bond with your loved one and share the thrill of the ride. So, if you are stuck on anniversary ideas and cannot seem …

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Motorists rewarded for seeing Joe Rider Ulysses Orange Branch tragic

Joe Rider vests make drivers aware of riders

Riders will be wearing Joe Rider vests during Motorcycle Awareness Month in October to make Sydney drivers aware of how many riders are on the road. Motorcycle Council of NSW chairman Kevin “Trip” Henry says their road safety campaign will encourage drivers to look out for ‘Joe’ on their way to work. There will be …

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Five Fall Motorcycle Safety Tips

(Fall Motorcycle Tips is a sponsored post for our North American readers) Before a long winter, many motorcyclist enthusiasts are excited to break out their bikes and begin riding before adverse weather gets in the way. As more and more riders hit the road, it is important to gear up for everything the autumn riding …

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Pillion Jennifer St. Clair

Pillion falls off bike and is run over

Florida woman Jennifer St Clair, 33, was killed when she was run over by several cars after she fell off a motorcycle pillion seat on her first date with the rider. Florida Highway Patrol are not sure of the details of the incident last weekend and are calling for witnesses. The rider has been identified …

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Tips to Keep You Safe and Warm this Winter

(Contributed post for our North American readers) With the winter season fast approaching, it’s only practical that we make the necessary preparations for the onset of snowfall and slippery roads. While the white flakes are a joy to have, in excess they can be really harmful to motorists, especially those who prefer motorcycles to cars. …

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Macna wet and dry cooling

Macna wet and dry cooling vests for summer

European motorcycle clothing brand Macna will add a dry cooling vest to their range next month in plenty of time for the coming hot summer months of riding. Macna Australia spokesman Ron Grant of Link International says the dry vest will arrive in late September at $249.95 to join  their current Macna wet vest at $159.95. …

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