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08 July 2016

Roadskin Water Resistant Kevlar lined hoody and denim jeans

Roadskin Water Resistant Kevlar lined hoody The folks at Grinfactor sent me a Roadskin Water Resistant Kevlar Lined Hoodie to test. For most of the winter it has lived under my leathers while I ride, and has been ideal to wear as streetwear throughout the day. To the uninitiat

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08 July 2016

Tried & tested- GoPro

GoPro has released an action cam that looks nothing like its conventional models. It’s called the GoPro Hero4 Session, and while it may not look like the first four generations of the widely used cameras, it’s every bit as rugged. It’s also waterproof, thus doing aw

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08 July 2016

Riding the island- TASMANIA

What would you say if someone invited you on a tour of Tasmania including bikes, gourmet food and the chance to help out the disadvantaged? Ralph Leavsey-Moase said… Yes! Swift and affirmative as you can get. The gig didn’t sound easy on paper, but there were some seriousl

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04 July 2016

Bell Moto-9 helmet

I’ve been gleefully rolling around in the dirt quite a lot lately, so I’m glad to have an off-road helmet which is up to the job of keeping my noggin cool, comfortable and safe for long days of sweatin’ in a dusty saddle. The Bell Moto-9 has a ‘Tri-matrix’ composite con

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04 July 2016

The Long Way To Vladivostok

To Russia with love

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02 July 2016

PAPUA NEW GUINEA ADVENTURE

Back in the mid-80s, before ‘adventure’ was a market genre, Peter Whitaker and his mates packed up a posse of Honda XRs and hit the trails of Papua New Guinea. During the 1970s, dourly clad missionaries roamed the coastal tracks of New Guinea spreading the word of the savi

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30 June 2016

Andy Strapz Merino Thermalz and Pantz

Woolly winter warmers

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30 June 2016

Ride Putty Road- Lower Hunter Valley, NSW

Bend, push and twist to your heart’s content on this famed motorcycling route

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23 June 2016

TWO-UP TOURING ON BMW S1000XR

When the owners of the famous Pole Home on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road said most people who visit turn up with a BMW, we decided to follow suit

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23 June 2016

PETERBOROUGH MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM, Museum No 9

List of Motorcycles: Engine Capacity Make Year Country 40CC Husqvana Auto Cycle 1952 Sweden 50CC Gitane testi corsifie' 1973   50CC Guilietta 1965 Italy 50CC Flandria 1963 Belgium 50CC Cimatti 1971 + 1972 Italy 50CC Paloma

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23 June 2016

Museum No 8. Piaggio Museum

The Piaggio Museum was inaugurated in March 2000 and occupies the 3,000 square meters of the company’s former tool-shop in one of the oldest and most characteristic bodies of the industrial complex in Pontedera, where Piaggio started its production in the early nineteen twentie

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22 June 2016

Helmet, Bell RS-1

This Bell Helmet not only looks trick but is also a great fit for me. The removable washable cheek pads contour well with my face, and the crown liner makes seamless contact with my forehead. I haven’t experienced any discomfort during long days in the saddle and the ventilatio