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16 October 2018

The Vale Circuit

Fancy a ride around the fabulous road circuit that hosted the Australian Grand Prix and the Australian TT in the 1930s? It’s still there, and less than three hours from Sydney The original corrugated dirt surface is a thing of the past, and you can only wonder at the bravery o

News / Manufacture News
16 October 2018

More hype for motard

The most fun bike in Ducati’s range, the Hypermotard, will lose weight and go back to its design basics for 2019. The next-generation Hypermotard will also get a name change – from 939 to 950 – despite the engine capacity remaining unchanged at 937cc. We’ve obtained excl

Bike Tests
16 October 2018

2018 Benelli Leoncino Trail

Benelli continues to make inroads into the mid-capacity market on the strength of its liquid-cooled 500cc parallel-twin and trellis-frame platform. We have already seen the release of the road-orientated Leoncino  and TRK 502 adventure model, as well as the recent release of the

News / Manufacture News
16 October 2018

Customers ring the changes at Indian

Developed in direct response to rider feedback, Indian has announced new technology features to improve performance and comfort, as well as versatility for customising. The changes will first be seen on the 2019 Chief, Springfield and Roadmaster models, while the Dark Horse ran

News / Manufacture News
14 October 2018

It’s here! Suzuki’s V-Strom 250

Suzuki is building on the popularity of its V-Strom adventure touring line-up, releasing its highly anticipated V-Strom 250 ABS into the market with a competitive ride-away price of $7190.

Sport
14 October 2018

Ten In A Row For Record Breaker Rea

Starting from the third row Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) hauled his way up to the lead before the half way mark by passing early leader Xavi Fores (Barni Racing Team Ducati) and taking a record tenth WorldSBK race win in a row. Despite feeling sick earlier in the day, he o

Bike Tests
14 October 2018

Ducati Panigale V4 S

It’s one of the sexiest bikes on earth – but does it belong on the road?

Sport
14 October 2018

Bayliss Sends Out 2018 ASBK on a High

Troy Bayliss (Desmosport Ducati, 1299 Panigale) has taken the overall round here at the Spokes.com.au presents Round 7 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in exceptional circumstances. A victory in Race Two sealing the overall victory for the Desmosport Ducati rider. Also sharing t

News / Manufacture News
13 October 2018

KTM 1090 Adventure revamp

Low-slung fuel tank and radar technology set for updated 1090 Adventure

Gassit Garage / Columns
13 October 2018

Amped about the Eighties

Wayne and Donna lived their lives in the public eye and in a very 80s, flamboyant way

Sport
13 October 2018

Mahias The Master in Superpole

Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) improved on the previous best WorldSSP pace at the all-new Villicum circuit in Argentina in Superpole 2, ending a feisty battle for supremacy with a lap of 1’403.026 that was fully 0.302 seconds better then the next rider. It was

Sport
13 October 2018

Jonathan Rea Takes The First Argentine Honours

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took his ninth win in succession and the first ever at the Villicum circuit in Argentina with a peerless start-to-finish display for all 21-laps. His win also gave Kawasaki and unassailable lead in the Manufacturers’ championship. Overhauli