Tyre pressures track day

How to Get the Most of a Track Day

There is little more invigorating than riding your bike on tracks and territories that you haven’t experienced before, and if you want to ride your bike in a safe and controlled environment without the threat of speed cameras or other hazards dampening your speed, then a track day may just be the answer to your …

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Guy Martin skill

Guy Martin proves skill beats power

This video of a Suzuki Hayabusa rider trying to keep up with Guy Martin on a Honda Africa Twin shows you don’t need a powerful sports bike to go fast, just skill! The YouTube video was posted yesterday by rider Justin Price in the “comedy” category after a Time Attack track day at Cadwell Park, …

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Ducati Owners Club of Queensland quashed

Ducati owners mark 40 years on track

Ducati owners clubs around Australia have been celebrating 40 years of the owners clubs in Australia this year with a variety of events. The latest is the Ducati Owners Club of Queensland (DOCQ) “Ducati-Only” Track Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the recently resurfaced Morgan Park Raceway near Warwick. “This will be a relaxed …

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R and X-Bow

KTM introduces X-Bow track car

Austrian motorcycle manufacturer has been making the X-Bow open-seater car since 2008 and has only now started importing them into Australia. Only a few years ago KTM Australia was saying they would never import the X-Bow, but times have changed. The X-Bow R is now being sold through two dealers: Sydney Sports Cars, Artarmon and …

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Kawasaki teams up with Champion's Ride Days for 2017

Kawasaki teams up for 2017 ride days

Kawasaki Motors Australia teams up with Champion’s Ride Days in 2017 to offer a range of road motorcycles for customers to hire at their track ride days. The Queensland-based company has 18 years of experience with track days throughout Australia, hosting up to 120 events this year with the addition of NSW and NT venues. Now it teams …

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Video proves GoPro is robust

Sorry if you are feeling a bit giddy after watching this video, but it shows just how robust a GoPro Session action camera can be. This small, cheap and robust GoPro Session was anchored on a Ducati 998R by 3M tape suction cap, but not tethered on. The rider, who wishes to remain anonymous, has previously used …

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Tyre pressures track day

What are correct motorcycle tyre pressures

One of the most commonly asked rider questions is “what tyre pressures should I run for [insert bike and tyre make here]?”. British blogger Dan, who writes the popular Bike Track Days Hub, is here to answer that question: Having the right pressure for your rider, bike and tyre combination is very important to getting …

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Cam Donald on track with customers

BMW launches track and test day

Riders can take their bike to the track and also test ride the BMW S 1000 RR and other BMW models at the 2016 RR Experience ride days in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. BMW Motorrad Australia general manager Andreas Lundgren says it is a “fantastic opportunity” for riders to test the S 1000 R, S …

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Preparation for first track day

In our first in a series on beginner track days, British blogger Dan who writes the popular Bike Track Days Hub, gave us his advice on whether riders should take the track-day plunge. If you were convinced, he now offers advice on how to prepare your bike for your first track day: If you’re thinking of …

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