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Bike Tests
19 July 2016

Believe The Hype? Australian Launch – Honda Grom

With storm cloud circling, some high profile celebrities in tow, and Port Melbourne Karting Circuit at our disposal, Honda Australia finally launched the down-under arrival of one its best-selling models worldwide. Along with myself and a select few other journalists were Honda s

 
19 July 2016

Dorna deals announced

MotoGP’s closed shop took a step from concept to reality at the Sachsenring, with a new “agreement of exclusivity” for the next five years with the existing seven independent teams in the premier class. This was announced by Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta, who confirmed that t

Sport
18 July 2016

Is the WSBK Championship over?

Easy to run out of superlatives about the combined efforts of Jonathan Rea and KRT, such has been the form they have shown on the ‘old’ Ninja last year and the completely renovated 2016 version. Nobody since Carl Fogarty before the turn of the Millennium has made back-to-bac

Sport / Motogp
18 July 2016

REMY GARDNER RETURNS FULL TIME

Australian Remy Gardner’s role as part-time replacement in the Tasca Moto2 team has become permanent, with the 18-year-old set to see out the season after two ‘one-off’ rides at the previous two races at Catalunya and Assen. He rewarded the team with four points for 12th p

Sport / Motogp
17 July 2016

Remy Sails To Sachsenring Points

Remy Gardner scored his second career Moto2 world championship points earlier after a controlled and sensible ride in today's sodden German GP at the Sachsenring. Starting 21st, his best ever grid position in the class he made a steady start, gaining a few positions before run

Sport / Motogp
17 July 2016

Marquez claims Sachsenring seventh

Marc Marquez won in the wet by 9.8s at the German GP after timing his tyre swap to perfection, ahead of Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso.  Conditions had looked to be improving after the Moto2 World Championship race, but brief showers of heavy rain hit the Sachsenring as Mot

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
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

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
17 July 2016

Ixon Spencer HP jeans

Straight walkin’

Bike Tests
17 July 2016

SECOND HAND MOTO GUZZI V7 RACER 750 2011-2014

Trips to the café can take a while on a V7 Racer with so much time spent checking out your reflections in shop windows

Tested / Other
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

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
17 July 2016

LS2 Helmet

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

Sport / Motogp
16 July 2016

Marquez claims pole, Barbera shines and Lorenzo crashes

Last round winner Aussie Jack Miller put in a solid performance to claim 16th position on the grid for tonight’s Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, but for the rest of the field the  surprises hardly stopped. Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) made it into the Q2 session by