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06 October 2017

New bike sales slump after positive start

The Aussie motorcycle industry suffered a blow after the third quarter of 2017, with the motorcycle, ATV and scooter market down almost eight percent on where it was this time last year, according to data released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. Hardest hit wa

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03 October 2017

THE 2017 TOY RUN FOR FATHER BOB

The TOY RUN FOR FATHER BOB IS organised by the INDEPENDENT RIDERS GROUP on from 11am to 2 pm on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 1-11 Wharf Road, Port Melbourne.

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29 September 2017

Rubber of the green

When it comes to environmental friendliness, tyres are terrible – and demand for them continues to increase. So what are we doing about it?

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14 September 2017

Priceless collection of unique custom painted helmets on display

Over forty unique helmets hand crafted by airbrush artist Mark 'Brownie" Brown will be on display at this year's Sydney Motorcycle Show presented by Shannons Insurance.

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07 September 2017

Jarno in bronze

A statue of 1972 world 250cc champion Jarno Saarinen was recently unveiled in the Finn’s hometown of Turku. The statue, which now stands in Barker Park on the mouth of the River Aura, was donated by the Moto Club Jarno Saarinen of Petrignano di Assisi, Italy. Saarinen was domin

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05 September 2017

GLENLYON’S ‘INCONVENIENCE’ STORE GIVES LOCAL BIKERS A REASON TO RIDE

We’ve all heard of convenience stores; praising them as a godsend when we’ve run out of milk, bread and, most urgently, toilet paper. But what about when doing things quickly isn’t the best option?

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31 August 2017

JACK MILLER GEARS UP FOR A CHARITY CLOSE TO HIS HEART

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) is honoured to announce Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) as the Official Charity for the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2017.

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27 August 2017

Joey Evans

This South African adventurer overcame incredible odds to complete the 2017 Dakar Rally

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15 August 2017

Business as usual for Touratech Australia

Press Release from Touratech Australia: It’s business as usual for Touratech Australia as the company’s German parent enters a restructuring process to facilitate increased demand for its products. Touratech opened a brand new 20,000 square metre production and logistics ce

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10 August 2017

WILLOWBANK MX OPENING NEW TRACK

Willowbank MX is excited to announce the opening of a new natural terrain motocross track to operate alongside its existing MX track, senior stadium track, junior stadium track and rut track. Willowbank MX is open to juniors, seniors and vintage riders. Stage one has been open s

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08 August 2017

Alan Cathcart’s tribute to Angel Nieto

Spain’s 13-times World Champion and so-called ‘king of the tiddlers’ Ángel Nieto passed away on August 3 from head injuries he’d sustained in a road traffic accident one week earlier, when riding a quad bike on the holiday island of Ibiza. He was hit from behind by a

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04 August 2017

Angel Nieto remembered at Czech Republic GP

A sombre overlay shrouded the first day of the Czech Republic GP, with news coming the evening before of the death of racing legend Angel Nieto.