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  • BE ALERT AND ALARMED

    They are out there. And you are nanoseconds away from decorating their bonnet, or being turned into organ-jam under their axles. Since your well-being as a motorcyclist on the roads is your responsibility, you would do well to be...
  • MINIATURISED BOLLOCKS

    I’m pleased one of the more horrible motorcycle fads has passed. Remember those colourful camo cargo pants? The ones that made the wearer look like drunken clowns had vomited lollies up on his nethers? The ones that took the...
  • THE HUMAN’S GUIDE TO PHILLIP ISLAND

    The motorcycle lap-record around Phillip Island is held by the current World MotoGP Champion, that salty Spanish smile-fest, Mark Marquez. It’s a ridiculous 1:28.108. His MotoGP mates are only a few tenths of a second slower. So according to...
  • IT’S BECAUSE YOU’RE SCARED, ISN’T IT?

    Each time I hear or read the mealy-mouthed sign-off ‘Ride safe!’ I get a little bit of cancer and I am seized by a powerful desire to break things. What is that pathetic ‘Ride safe!’ whine about? Why has...
  • 2017 ROYAL ENFIELD HIMALAYAN – TAKING IT EASY

    I learned several things on the recent Australian press launch of Royal Enfield’s Himalayan. The first of which is I have been pronouncing ‘Himalayan’ incorrectly my entire life. It is pronounced ‘h’mahl-yun’, rather than ‘him-a-layuhn’. So there’s that. But...
  • AIROH AVIATOR 2.2 SIX DAYS 2017 OFF-ROAD HELMET REVIEW

    There’s a reason aliens like Antonio ‘Tony’ Cairoli have an Airoh helmet on their heads. It’s not quite the same reason I have one on mine, but I do understand what the attraction is. If you didn’t know, Tony...
  • FAMOUS MOTORCYCLISTS OF LAST CENTURY – GLENN CURTISS

    Glenn Curtiss was born in Hammondsport, New York in 1878. He started racing bicycles at an early age, eventually got a job as a bicycle courier with Western Union, and then ended up opening a bicycle shop. About the...
  • NSW MINIBIKE HEROES

    It was an awesome day recently at Nepean Speedway, where a group of Minikhana riders from a variety of clubs all got together to have a crack at riding dirt track……..and it looked like there might even be some...
  • 2017 BMW R1200 GS RALLYE X – LORD OF THE DANCE

    It’s far too easy to run out of superlatives in a review of the Rallye X, but we’ll see how I go. This latest iteration of BMW’s legendary GS platform is, in my mind, the best GS ever built....
  • JUNIOR ATV RACING ALL GO IN NSW

    MNSW is pleased to announce that Junior ATV racing is coming to NSW! Over the past few months MNSW has embarked upon a process of bringing NSW into line with the other States in terms of how they operate...

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