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How to ship a motorbike across country

(Contributed article for our North American readers) There are several reasons why you might need to ship a motorbike across country. You might have bought a new bike across the other side of the country and need to get it shipped to your home. It might be because you’re relocating and don’t have the time …

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Motorcycle shipping ship

What’s the best way to ship a motorcycle?

(Sponsored post fr our North American readers) Whether you are heading to a bike rally, fly and ride vacation, planning a move across state/country or trying to get your new or used motorcycle you purchased online, figuring out the best way to move a motorcycle from one location to the second location without actually having …

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Dr Marcus Wigan

Motorcycle safety scholar Dr Wigan retires

Australian motorcycle road safety will be a little poorer with the retirement of 50+-year scholar and transport consultant Dr Marcus R. Wigan. The Emeritus Professor of Transport and Information Systems Edinburgh Napier University says it is time to hang up his mortar board. Over the past half century Dr Wigan, aged 78, has produced many …

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Crowds at the 2013 Ulysses Club Rally in Maryborough

Survey attracts a robust number of riders

A Queensland motorcycle and scooter survey to help Transport and Main Roads identify rider types and develop relevant policies has attracted a “robust” number of participants. The research group running the survey, Enhance Research, sought our assistance in early June to reach out to riders of registrable motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. A spokeswoman says the …

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Survey seeks to identify rider types

Queensland motorcycle and scooter riders are being asked to complete an online survey to help Transport and Main Roads identify rider types and develop relevant policies. The research group running the survey, Enhance Research, has sought our assistance in reaching out to riders of registrable motorcycles, scooters and mopeds, so it excludes off-roaders, motocross, etc. …

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Riders invited to join government panel

Riders are invited to nominate to join a special panel to advise the Victorian Government on all matters involving motorcycles. The Motorcycling Community Engagement Panel replaces the disbanded Motorcycling Expert Advisory Panel MCEP after a review of MEAP called by Road Safety Minister Jaala Pulford. Some say it is a political move. However, it also …

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Bar Cuffs to transport motorcycle

Bar Cuffs make bike transport easy

These clever Bar Cuffs not only make it easy to tie down your motorcycle for transport, but are also guaranteed not to scratch your chromed or powder-coated handlebars. The multi-patented Bar Cuffs cost $US49.95 (about $A75 plus postage) and are made of stainless steel so they won’t rust like many tie-down hooks. They feature rubber …

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Melbourne Council draft transport motorcycle parking conspiracy theory transport spokesman Cr Frances Gilley

Footpath parking ban a ‘conspiracy theory’

Claims that the Melbourne Council Draft Transport Plan will reduce motorcycle parking in the city is a conspiracy theory, says transport spokesman Cr Frances Gilley (above). However, he does admit they will restrict some footpath parking in the short term with a long-term option of removing all motorcycles from CBD footpaths. In the meantime, he …

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How to Transport Your Motorbike

A motorbike is a fantastic form of transportation, but there may be times where you are unable to ride the bike and need to find a way to transport it. This could be on a particularly long journey, because repair work needs to be carried out or any other reason. So, what do you do …

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Motorcycle and scooter riders urged to make a submission to the Brisbane City Council draft transport plan - parking BCC bicycles

Rider survey on park-ride stations

Rural Victorian riders who would like park-and-ride stations to commute to work by train or bus have been urged to take part in a phone survey. Transport Victoria new product development manager Adrian Webb says the survey will help them plan suitable infrastructure. “There’s no point building infrastructure unless we have a really clear idea …

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