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12 April 2017

Hoverbikes - When is a bike not a bike? When it flies

Hoverbikes aren’t a new phenomenon.Humans have been obsessed with making things fly since well before the Wright brothers made their historic and first powered flight in 1903, and motorcycle-loving flight-obsessed humans are no different. Many will argue that machines that fly

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11 April 2017

Australia’s Motorcycle Innovation creates the TS3 Shockwave

Start-up company, Motorcycle Innovation Pty Ltd, is set to create a ‘Shockwave’ in the international motorcycle manufacturing arena.

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11 April 2017

The silent rise of the electric bike

The revolution may be coming, but electric bikes still have a way to go before they become commonplace. We look at the state of play, and teach you how to talk watts and volts

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10 April 2017

Vale Jack Ahearn October 8 1924 – April 10 2017

Jack Ahearn, the runner up in the 1964 world 500 championship, has died in Lismore, aged 92. Ahearn won the 1964 Finnish GP at Imatra at age 39 on a privately entered Norton and was second in the championship to MV’s Mike Hailwood. He raced for a quarter of a century, was

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08 April 2017

The inevitability of autonomy

Honda raised more than a few eyebrows when it unveiled its innovative self-balancing motorcycle at Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show in January. While self-balancing motorcycles date back to the start of the decade, Honda swapped the more conventional (and bulky) gyrosco

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05 April 2017

Next year’s motocrossers

We might still be getting used to the idea that it’s 2017, but already we’re getting the first hints of 2018’s models, and as usual motocross machines are leading the charge. At the start of this month, Suzuki pulled the wraps off its 2017 works crosser, the RM-Z450WS, cal

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05 April 2017

Suzuki DR200S available this month

Suzuki Australia has announced the arrival of the DR200S, an entry level off-road model which is fully road registrable. Powered by a 199cm3 single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke engine, that provides just the right amount of torque and horsepower to power your ride. And that

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04 April 2017

Harley reacts with Road King Special

Harley-Davidson’s new Road King Special might only be a mild reworking of an existing model, but it manages to be a distinctive bike nonetheless. As the name suggests, it’s based on the Road King, but by adding blacked-out bagger looks, Harley has created something to cash i

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02 April 2017

MOTORCYCLISTS RAISE $33,000 FOR AUSTIN HEALTH

The Ducati Owners Club of Victoria has celebrated the end of their 40th Year celebrations by donating $32,979.36 to the Victorian Spinal Cord Service (VSCS) at Austin Health

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02 April 2017

Reece’s ninth world record

Serial record setter American Carl Reese has unofficially broken the record for distance travelled in 24 hours on a motorcycle. The nine-time world record breaker rode his BMW K1600GT 3410.2km around Continental’s 13.6km proving ground circuit. “We still must download the

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02 April 2017

Honda’s 2019 V4 Superbike takes shape

Three new patents reveal styling cues of Japanese giant’s future flagship

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02 April 2017

Huh?! BMW’s hover bike

life imitating art imitating life? Nearly. This is a bike imitating a toy imitating a bike. As an engineering exercise, BMW has asked a bunch of its trainees to create a life-sized version of the alternate model that can be built using Lego’s R1200GS kit. We all grew up with