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A tale of two Troys and an ASBK title

It was a tale of two Troys when two-time World Superbike champion Troy Corser caught up with three-time WSBK champ Troy Bayliss  to discuss his return to Australian Superbikes. The two Troys met at Phillip Island where Corser was part of the Australian team that reclaimed the International Challenge trophy from the United Kingdom at …

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Claudio and Troy with the Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro

Ducati could be sold by VW

Ducati’s expansive phase of new models could be coming to an end and its MotoGP and WSBK campaigns placed in jeopardy as VW may be forced to sell the Italian motorcycle manufacturer. The Volkswagen Group faces enormous costs in vehicle recalls, government fines and class-action lawsuits over its falsifying of emissions data for diesel and some petrol-powered …

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Ducati Panigale R

Ducati Panigale R World Superbike for the road

The new Ducati Panigale R is about as close as you will ever get to riding a World Superbike on the road. Ducati Australia says the Paginale R will cost $45,990 plus on-road costs and customers are already placing deposits for the bike which arrives in August. The Panigale R has been homologated for WSBK, but it’s not the …

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Police lead the HOG Rally Thunder Run

NSW Police well behaved at HOG Rally

This photo is the only time I saw any overt police presence the whole four days I was at the 24th annual National HOG Rally in Tamworth at the weekend. It is a single patrol car leading the Thunder Run of more than 1500 bikes through the streets of Tamworth and surrounding countryside. SES and …

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