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22 May 2018

Michelin Road 5

Michelin’s Pilot Road 4 was a beaut hoop for sports-touring riders who do exactly that. So just how much better can Michelin’s newest Pilot Road 5 really be? We’re glad you asked

Tested
09 May 2018

AMCN Rides - Central West, NSW

New South Wales’ Central West offers a swag of beaut riding. Here’s a loop for adventure riders

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07 May 2018

Kabuto Aeroblade 5

I didn’t’ know a great deal about the Kabuto helmet range before attending the Aussie launch of the company’s new Aeroblade 5 helmet late last year. Since then I’ve been putting one through its paces and learning a little more about the Japanese company. What I’ve disco

Tested
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

Tested
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

Tested
03 May 2018

SHARK EXPLORE-R HELMET

We previously tested the Shark Explore_R helmet, and despite being a quality carbon composite helmet there was one design issue that left it a bit short of its competitors, the peak and visor cannot be attached to the helmet at the same time. Shark’s updated Adventure-R helmet

Tested
30 April 2018

AMCN Rides - The Corkscrew Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills gets a lot of press as a motorcycle riding nirvana and for good reason

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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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22 April 2018

Sidi MAG 1 Boots

The design goals for the new Mag 1 boot were flexibility, lightweight and streamlined, and my first impression after unboxing them recently is Sidi has hit the mark.

Tested
17 April 2018

AMCN Rides - Southern Highlands fling

If you’re in Sydney and looking for spectacular scenery and some adventure, the advice is simple – go west!