Siberia bridge

Watch this epic 10,000km ride across Siberia

A photo of a dilapidated bridge in Siberia was the inspiration for an epic trip across Russia and Mongolia beautifully captured in this 30-minute “Broken Roads to Siberia” video. Broken Roads to Siberia  The 10,000km “Broken Roads to Siberia” journey started when Finnish rider Jyri Koski started planning an off-road route to the infamous Vitim …

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Learner drivers get motorcycle awareness

Learner drivers taught motorcycle awareness

Many riders would like to see more motorcycle awareness taught to learner drivers like the computer-generated videos UK has just introduced. Australian states have various versions of motorcycle and bicycle awareness training, but none as good as this. Even though this is a great presentation and only one of many, we do have one quibble: …

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Kangaroo Valley features in ride video

Kangaroo Valley features in ride video

Kangaroo Valley, south of Sydney, features one of the famed motorcycle roads in Australia and is the subject of the latest Roads We Ride road safety video series. “With its winding roads through historic towns, a ride through the valley is picturesque but not without its hazards,” the YouTube video says. The video features local …

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Video evidence of helmet camera value

Video evidence of helmet camera value

This video is timely evidence of why riders should wear a helmet camera or at least attach a camera to their bike. This London rider filmed a truck driver turning a corner, not seeing him and running over his beautiful Ducati Monster. He posted the video in July 2015 and we ran an article about it.   …

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Police probe stunt-riding Facebook videos

Police are investigating two Gold Coast motorcycle businesses over amateur stunt videos posted on their Facebook sites, including one in which a rider wheelies through a school zone. Gold Coast Road Policing commander Snr Sgt Bradyn Murphy said the videos include riders doing burnouts, high-speed wheelies and other dangerous stunts on public roads. The Facebook …

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Stalking Valentino Rossi in his home town

Veteran motorcycle journo Mick Matheson and family took a motorcycle trip throughout Italy recently and he put together this article and video on stalking Rossi. My daughter Ariel is a massive Rossi fan. Yes, one of millions, and as irrepressible as the best of them. She is on a mission to meet the great MotoGP champion. …

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Harley-Davidson fights back with marketing

Harley-Davidson might be suffering a sales slump in most markets except Australia, but the iconic Yank is fighting back with some strong marketing campaigns including this award-waning short film. Harley recently released its third-quarter sales results which were $US1.1 billion short of its own expectations, causing a drop in share prices, even though it still has …

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