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07 May 2018

Tow car - Toyota Fortuner

It’s entry-level price means it has hard plastics on the interior, a split key/central-locking button set up and a CD player. On the plus side, it’s got a chill box, seven-inch touchscreen with basic multimedia and Bluetooth, but no Sat Nav. You are also getting Toyota’s le

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06 May 2018

Bridgestone A41 & T31

Is there any tougher test bed than the harsh Moroccan desert to introduce a new adventure tyre to the market? Bridgestone doesn’t think so

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30 April 2018

Toyota tow buddy - Toyota Fortuner GX

We have not accidentally put a long-term vehicle on the Tested pages. These days, many motorcyclists require a quality tow vehicle to transport their bikes to the track, to the bush, or to a bike show. Not all cars are suitable for towing a couple of tons worth of trailer and mot

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27 April 2018

AGV Veloce S

Link International, the Australian distributor for the Italian AGV brand in Australia, has sent me the new AGV Veloce S helmet in the Rossi Ranch colour scheme.

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27 April 2018

Vintage TT year

Isle of Man TT 1973 hardcover book

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29 March 2018

Mr Smith: a sharp mind in a blunt body

I was having one of my usual stress-filled days at Gassit HQ a few weeks ago, when an email from Bill McKinnon, former editor of Two Wheels magazine, lobbed into my inbox.

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06 March 2018

Guy Martin Road Racer book

Guy Martin is among the world’s best known road racers, now famous as much for his film and television appearances as for his racing achievements. As the principal player in a 2010 TT documentary film, Guy dodged death in a spectacular 240km/h fireball crash. Working with TV

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26 February 2018

Whispering Smith by Barry Smith

Did you know that Aussie racer Barry Smith won a TT at the Isle of Man with a motorcycle he’d only done one practice lap on? I didn’t either, until I read his honest and entertaining autobiography Whispering Smith. Like Barry’s self-backed career, this book is self-publish

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25 February 2018

Michelin Road 5 world launch

The world launch of Michelin’s new Road 5 tyre has just wrapped up in Seville, Spain. Here is a quick behind the scenes look at what went on.

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23 January 2018

Panigale V4 WSBK bike tested

A new engine note was heard when action got underway in a two-day WorldSBK test at Jerez.

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13 December 2017

Feel, My Story – Freddie Spencer with Rick Broadbent

How Spencer got his speed

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23 October 2017

Pub Yarns – Colin Whelan

You can’t go far wrong with a book about pubs in Australia. Lots of local history, classic architecture and earthy characters – on both sides of the bar – are bound to leap off the page. That’s definitely the case with this new 300-page hardback from motorcycle enthusiast