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05 June 2019

Marc versus Marc

Now Marquez is nudging his record. He has already equalled his tally of premier-class titles, although not all consecutive; but he adds two more in the smaller classes. The fellow Repsol Honda rider hasn’t yet matched Mick’s 54 premier-class race wins. Marquez has 45, and ano

Gassit Garage / Columns
04 June 2019

Manufacturers are shifting their focus to SE Asia

“You find Ducatis in the most unusual places,” I told my dining companion in Phuket a week or so ago. “Five years ago I was travelling down the Irrawaddy River and was amazed to see a Ducati Monster being ridden down the main street of Mandalay.” “Oh, we have a Ducat

Gassit Garage / Columns
30 May 2019

Grid Talk - Anthony West

Banned from FIM competition, Ant West kicked butt in the first round of Brazil’s Superbike championship, beating local legend Alex Barros by a whisker

Gassit Garage / Columns
29 May 2019

Five HG-1 Pro battery-heated glove

The Five HG-1 Pro battery-heated glove has been revamped. Its heating system retains three heat levels adjusted via an easy-reach knob. The glove is made from a combination of goatskin and Cordura for optimum comfort and protection, and it has a weatherproof Hipora membrane and 4

Gassit Garage / Columns
28 May 2019

Slinky Glide Emergency Cable Repair Kit

The Slinky Glide Emergency Cable Repair Kit contains two 160cm stainless steel bowden inner cables with soldered nipples (one 1.2mm diameter and one 2.00mm diameter), and seven nipple adapters packaged in a small travel-size container, ideal for the emergency repair of broken cab

Gassit Garage / Columns
26 May 2019

The Nitro X582 Tribute Helmet

The Nitro X582 Tribute is an open- face helmet with a polycarbonate shell. It has a chrome and rubber aperture trim for a vintage look, a drop-down internal sun visor, plush lining with fitted cheek pads and a Micrometric buckle for an easy, comfortable and secure fit. Finished i

Gassit Garage / Columns
25 May 2019

Where are they now? Doug Robson

An intimidating presence on any speedway oval

Gassit Garage / Columns
25 May 2019

Metzeler Cruisetec Cassons 

Metzeler’s new Cruisetec is designed to suit V-twin motorcycles. The rear features a bi-compound layout for traction and acceleration when cornering, while the front contour and tread are designed to offer immediate steering response. Fronts from $169.95; rears from $239.95. Ma

Gassit Garage / Columns
24 May 2019

where are they now? Les Burdus

Winner of the Australia’s only seven-hour enduro

Gassit Garage / Columns
24 May 2019

Unifilter Universal Pods

Unifilter Universal Pods, previously available in red or green, are now also available in black. The serviceable and reusable foam pod filters are available in more than 55 variations of size and angle, and are claimed to improve airflow. An optional second-stage sock can be adde

Gassit Garage / Columns
24 May 2019

Yamaha’s first boy racer

In the annals of advertising history there exists a famous old print ad, usually the domain of long defunct journals like People, Australasian Post and other pot boilers. The headline read, “They laughed when I stepped up to the piano…” followed by the sub heading, “But w

Gassit Garage / Columns
23 May 2019

MotoPRO bike lifts

The new range of MotoPRO bike lifts are now available. The 615PRO Air has a 450kg lift capacity, rear drop panel, rocker wheel clamp and comes with a loading ramp. Lowered height is 185mm while maximum raised height is 890mm. Available in Blue/ Black or Red/Black. Susp