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14 December 2018

The WorldSBK Championship’s early years - Part 1

Australia’s Oran Park and New Zealand’s Manfield circuit provided two of the most spectacular years of World Superbikes. We head back to 1988 to relive a pair of classic confrontations

Gassit Garage / Columns
12 December 2018

Where are they now? Ray Curtis - still the irrepressible larrikin

“I went through two paddocks, one wire fence and a couple of ditches”

Gassit Garage / Columns
11 December 2018

Reader Rides

It doesn’t matter if it was a free-to-a- good-home paddock basher you pulled from the neighbour’s shed, or a shiny new showroom model you saved your hard- earned cash for, no one forgets their first.

Gassit Garage / Columns
09 December 2018

There is no circuit like Phillip Island

I think some Aussies don’t realise how good we have it Down Under. I’m not talking about living conditions, natural beauty or even weather, which are all top shelf; I’m talking about racing circuits. And in Australia, none are better than the Phillip Island Grand Prix circu

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08 December 2018

They did what? Monkey mayhem

So you reckon everything that can be done has already been done, eh?

Gassit Garage / Columns
06 December 2018

THE ORIGINAL TT TROPHY – REM FOWLER’S ISLE OF MAN TT HIP FLASK

The hip flask awarded to the first-ever winner of a motorcycle TT held on the Isle of Man in 1907 sold at a different Bonham’s Auction last month, where it fetched $46,171. It might sound like a hit to the hip pocket for a century-old hip flask, but Rem Fowler’s hard-earned p

Gassit Garage / Columns
02 December 2018

Where are they now? Michelle Duff – Canada’s Only GP Winner

“We thought touching our toes on the ground on a corner was extreme!”

Gassit Garage / Columns
02 December 2018

Letter of the issue - Vol 68 No 09

Flag-to-flag junkie

Gassit Garage / Columns
02 December 2018

Giz-a-Squiz - 2013 Suzuki C90T BOSS

Rider Stuart Walker Bike 2013 Suzuki C90T BOSS He says Here is Bob. Bob was purchased new in Oct 2013 and is now booked in for its 24,000km service. He is 100 percent reliable and has never missed a beat. Bob is my first roadbike, and we can be found more Sundays than not ri

Gassit Garage / Columns
02 December 2018

It’s all about the noise

Many MotoGP fans may think it a left-field decision to have Triumph providing the engines for Moto2 from next year, but it makes total sense for many of us former Seventies longhairs. As well as Triumph’s deal with Dorna bringing a three-cylinder powerplant onto the grid tha

Gassit Garage / Columns
02 December 2018

Revolving Racer - Jess Gardiner

I will be heading over to the International Six Day Enduro in Chile in a few days with Tayla Jones and Mackenzie Tricker. I haven’t seen the girls all year so it will be great to catch up with these good friends. I have been a part of a winning ISDE team the past five years

Gassit Garage / Columns
01 December 2018

Sitges Autodrome, Spain

In the farming hills overlooking the popular seaside town of Sitges, with its yacht club and marina full of expensive boats, sits an immense kidney-shaped bowl with banked high-speed corners at each end. Today hemmed in by the motorway to Barcelona and the suburbs of Sitges itsel