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31 July 2016

Kriega Sling waterproof shoulder bag

How simple is this? A shoulder bag that packs a lot of features into its small eight-litre capacity. It has neat patented rings that allow the straps to be adjusted and the main storage bag is waterproof. I tried the jump in the shower test and it worked well enough that I am now

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28 July 2016

Classic Monkey vs new Grom

Why these two? Honda is a master of producing fun bikes that sell well. Its classic Monkey and new Grom models are two perfect examples. 2016 Honda MSX 125 Grom [caption id="attachment_3845" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 2014 Honda Grom.[/caption] Honda’s MSX125 Grom

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24 July 2016

UBUNTU - One woman’s motorcycle odyssey across Africa- by Heather Ellis

Ubuntu is the extraordinary real story of Heather Ellis an Australian traveller who rode through Africa on her Yamaha TT600. Heather lives in a remote mining town in the Northern Territory. She is in her late 20’s when she has an impulsive desire to do something out of the o

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24 July 2016

Ride Far South Coast, NSW

Carve your way up and down Brown Mountain and take in the great mix of scenery in the Monaro area

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21 July 2016

BearTek II glove

The latest in wearable tech, this is what happens when gloves get given brains.

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17 July 2016

RST Retro Classic TT jacket

With the end of the European road-racing season now upon us, could there be a better way to pay homage to these motorcycling gladiators than by sporting RST’s new Retro Classic jacket? Along with soft supple leather, and a flannelette liner, it’s patched with a stylish IOM T

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17 July 2016

Ixon Spencer HP jeans

Straight walkin’

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17 July 2016

Track day- Ridin’ and Slidin’ on Phillip Island

The last thing I remember before leaving for Phillip Island with Urban Moto Import’s track-prepared MV Agusta F3 800 were the Editor’s gentle words of encouragement, “If you crash this bike I’ll make you walk home”. And rightly so - I was being given the opportunity of

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17 July 2016

LS2 Helmet

From very humble beginnings a bloke named Arthur Liao single-handedly shaped the landscape of motorcycle helmet manufacturing

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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