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Sport / Off-road
05 November 2016

X-Games gold medallist confirmed for 2017 Troy Bayliss Classic

On 21 January 2017, some of the world's best flat track racers will converge on Taree Motorcycle Club for the fifth annual running of the Motul Pirelli Troy Bayliss Classic presented by Shannon's Insurance. AMA flat track superstar Jared Mees has confirmed he will return to Au

Sport / Road
05 November 2016

Mount Tarrengower Historic Hill Climb

Now into its 86th year, the Mount Tarrengower Historic Hill Climb was run and won a couple of weeks ago. The steep and winding, Armco barrier-lined public road circuit is located just outside Maldon in mid-northern Victoria and stretches for just over 2km. Promoted by the Histori

Sport / Off-road
05 November 2016

Aussie Holder slides and shines

Greg Hancock wrapped up his fourth World Speedway Championship before Chris Holder delighted the home fans by winning the QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix at the roofed Etihad Stadium in a rainy Melbourne on Saturday 22 October. When the 46-year-old American got

Sport / Off-road
05 November 2016

ISDE - Dan Sanders still on top of the world

In winning the E3 (>450cc) division outright for the second year in a row, Daniel ‘Colonel’ Sanders may not have been able to save his team, but he did provide something for Aussie supporters to celebrate – in addition to the girls’ historic win. With French Federatio

Sport
03 November 2016

Laverty and Melandri back to take on the WorldSBK heavyweights

We're still four months away from Australia’s season opener of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship -WorldSBK at thrilling Phillip Island next February, but it already has the hallmarks of being a classic. To be staged February 24-26, the Yamaha Finance round will w

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
03 November 2016

Alpinestars Atem suit

This two-piece Alpinestars Atem suit is very comfortable thanks to the extensive Aramidic/polyfabric stretch inserts and leather accordion panels. When I first tried it on I had doubts about the fit as it’s one size smaller than my one-piece suit. However, as soon as I unzipped

Tested / Rides
03 November 2016

Gordo on the road to Phillip Island via the Great Ocean Road

Gordo made the pilgrimage that many of us followed a couple of weeks ago for the MotoGP – down to the GOR and on to Phillip Island

Gassit Garage / Columns
03 November 2016

Compare 2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale and 1997 Ducati 916

Ducati’s 916 and the equally tantalising 1299 Panigale are two of the most beautiful superbikes to emerge from Bologna, Italy 2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale The Panigale revolutionised motorcycle engineering by introducing Ducati's 'Monoscocca' chassis when it was first unveiled a

News / Local
03 November 2016

Gillman Speedway hosts Successful World Cup Benefit

A successful inaugural Australian Speedway World Cup benefit meeting and training school was held at Gillman Speedway on Saturday, 29th October, raising in excess of $16,000, which will aid the team’s World Cup campaigns across Europe in 2017. The action-packed day began

News / Manufacture News
03 November 2016

Robbie Maddison, Jesse Pidgeon & Sam Moore Present: FIST Handwear

What do you get when a death defyinglegend (Robbie Maddison), an industry heavyweight (Jesse Pidgeon) and a man with a big idea (Sam Moore) cross paths? You get Fist Handwear - a premium, stylish and high impact range of protective handwear with designs to blow your mind (but not

Events
03 November 2016

Over 10,000 people flowed through the gates of the three-day festival for Australia's first Harley Days.

Live Music, Guided Rides and an Epic Thunder Run Kicked off the Ultimate Celebration of Motorcycle Culture

News / Manufacture News
03 November 2016

Operation Octane

The custom dealer contest kicked off in August and since then 26 dealers around the world have been working away (on top of their normal day jobs) to reshape and re-vision Octane. Australia’s own Victory Dealers Brisan Motorcycles in Newcastle and Canberra Motorcycle Centre sig