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Gassit Garage / Columns
06 August 2016

Not forgotten- Tom Phillis

He was just the second Aussie to win a world title, and he could have had more… Australia’s 1961 world 125 champion Tom Phillis has been included on a brand-new Walk of Champions in Marrickville. Phillis lived in the inner Sydney suburb as a boy and was a bicycle racer on

Bike Tests
04 August 2016

Bike Test – Suzuki DR-Z400SM

One of Suzuki’s most dependable and fun-loving bikes turns ten this year, and what better birthday bling to give than the gift of gold?

Sport
04 August 2016

“Elliott race ready ahead of penultimate 2016 ASBK round at Morgan Park”

Tumut based Superbike rider Brayden Elliott is race fit ahead of this weekend’s second last round of the 2016 Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) at Queensland’s Morgan Park Raceway following a recent two round visit to the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship, w

News
04 August 2016

CF Moto 650MT

Designed to fit in with a completely revamped CF Moto range, largely redesigned by Kiska, the firm responsible for most KTM styling in recent years, the CF Moto 650MT melds the firm’s Kawasaki ER6-alike parallel twin engine with a bike that’s clearly intended to rival that fi

News
03 August 2016

GSX-R250 revealed in patents

These pictures represent the first clear look we’ve been able to get at Suzuki’s forthcoming GSX-R250. And on the surface, it looks pretty good. That bodywork has overtones of the new-for-2017 GSX-R1000, which can’t be a bad thing, and the overall style is very much i

Bike Tests
02 August 2016

Quickspin -Kawasaki Ninja 300

Still the go-to bike for LAMS riders seeking sportsbike thrills

Gassit Garage / Columns
02 August 2016

GRID TALK-Michael van der Mark

We find out why Michael van der Mark, the 2014 World Supersport champion and former truck driver - who finished seventh in his WSBK debut in 2015 - hates clowns AMCN: What do you like most about racing bikes? MVDM: Girls? No, no, seriously the adrenaline of speed – this e

News / Manufacture News
02 August 2016

Honda’s top-shelf RVF1000 due in 2018!

The long-awaited next-gen V4 superbike is due to land in 2018 as part of the firm’s 70th anniversary celebrations

Bike Tests
02 August 2016

YAMAHA XSR900

Sure it’s got manicured good looks and pointedly retro styling. But it’s also a fun-loving beast – and possibly the bargain of the year

News / Manufacture News
01 August 2016

Husky Vitplilens approach production

It was back in 2014 that KTM-owned Husqvarna brought us the first Vitpilen 401 concept bike – a modern café racer based on the engine and chassis of the KTM 390 Duke. A year later it was back with the same recipe applied to a 690 Duke, this time titled the Vitpilen 701. Now

Sport
01 August 2016

Yamaha Factory triumphs again at Suzuka

Yamaha Factory Racing Team has won the Suzuka 8 Hours for the second consecutive year. Pol Espargaró, Katsuyuki Nakasuga and Alex Lowes steered the Yamaha #21 to victory, ahead of Kawasaki’s factory Team Green and Yoshimura Suzuki Shell Advance. As in 2015, Yamaha Facto

Bike Tests
31 July 2016

Quickspin- SUZUKI GSX- S1000

Dear old Nan used to say, “Never judge a book by it’s cover” She was right. At first glance it looks like some sort of wasp-like transformer with sharp lines and a fairly aggressive looking stance so I assumed that my 45 year old frame may just be glad that t