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  • 2017 MV AGUSTA F3 REPARTO CORSE & F4 REPARTO CORSE REVIEW

    Look at these two beautiful, beautiful bastards. And no. One “beautiful” is not adequate. That is why I put two there. To my eye, Massimo Tamburini (quite correctly called the Michelangelo of motorcycle design) created an ageless masterpiece when...
  • STYLED BY NMA

    Tired of trying to find something fabulous to wear each day? Sick of the same old wardrobe? NMA is here to ensure you’re amongst the best dressed this season with our new range of fabulous T-shirts, Hoodies and Tank...
  • HELD AIR STREAM II GLOVE REVIEW – SUMMER LOVIN’

    I’m not sure if you care, but there was never an Air Stream I glove. No, I do not know why. Because Germany, OK? The Air Stream II is the replacement for the hugely popular warm-weather uber-glove, the Held...
  • WHY HAVE WE STOPPED BUYING BIKES?

    There is a table marked ‘Motorcycle Sales 2017’. You can find it quite easily on the Internet. It has all 22 motorcycle manufacturers who import motorcycles into Australia on it. It also has a lot of red numbers in...
  • FAMOUS MOTORCYCLISTS – STEVE MCQUEEN

    Steve McQueen was a troubled youth. He never knew his father, who left his mother shortly after Steve’s birth. Then his mother left him. A kindly uncle looked after him until he was 12, and he was eventually re-united...
  • FRATERNITY? WHAT FRATERNITY?

    Once upon a time (that’s always been a good way to start a story, hasn’t it?), motorcyclists held firmly to the belief they were a fraternity. A brotherhood, as it were. Of the handlebars, no less. Men astride motorcycles...
  • 2018 INDIAN SCOUT BOBBER REVIEW – NOW WITH ADDED NASTY

    When Indian first served up its Scout a few years back, I was a little disenchanted. Much like I am when a craft beer lets me down by being too much about craft and too little about beer. I...
  • SCHUBERTH M1 HELMET REVIEW – NEXT-LEVEL LID

    My brother Alice summed this helmet up perfectly after hearing me rave about it. “It sounds like a helmet for people who hate helmets,” he said. “You nailed it,” I laughed. “That’s exactly what it is.” I will explain...
  • THE ACCURSED BLESSING

    I love Smartphones.  I feel they are one of mankind’s most useful inventions. They are a communication device par excellence – provided you’re with Telstra, not in a lift, and somewhere near a populated area (which does not include...
  • MOTORCYCLE LEATHERS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Leather, leather, leather… every second conversation in our lives seems to be about leather. We’re surrounded, squeezed and consumed by the stuff. The smell, the feel – it’s quite simply one of the greatest resources on this earth. And...

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