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25 September 2019

THE SURVIVAL BIKE

The email I sent to my friend had no word content. It only had a subject heading that succinctly stated: “My new toy, I’m in love again.”

Gassit Garage / Columns
23 September 2019

NOT FORGOTTEN - BOB BROWN

Tragically denied a shot at lasting GP glory, the tall Aussie still made his mark

Gassit Garage / Columns
23 September 2019

HRC'S BRILLIANT FAILURE

The NR500 project never hit the giddy heights it aimed for, but the lessons learned helped make Honda Racing Corporation the powerhouse it is today

Gassit Garage / Columns
23 September 2019

THE BIKES THAT DAVE BUILT

Dave Degens won two Barcelona 24-Hours races for one reason. He handcrafted his racebikes to have the perfect mix of performance and stamina

Gassit Garage / Columns
19 September 2019

KEN KAVANAGH - AUSTRALIA'S FIRST TT WINNER

In the 1950s, the Isle of Man TT was the event in world racing and motorcyclists dreamt of riding there. Ken Kavanagh let a whole nation dream along with him...

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16 September 2019

BIG DEN

Although he will be remembered by most for surviving one of the most horrifying crashes ever, Dennis Neill’s legacy extends much further.

Gassit Garage / Columns
16 September 2019

NOT FORGOTTEN - JONO PORTER

Australia’s FMX pioneer left an enormous legacy and dreams unfulfilled aged just 23

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16 September 2019

THE LAST HARRAH

History had a sweaty whiff in the heatwave of 1976 as Giacomo Agostini and MV Agusta got the better of the ‘stinkwheels’ to score the last four-stroke 350 and 500 Grand Prix wins

Gassit Garage / Columns
16 September 2019

CUSTOM COOL - KTM 690

Seen one too many café racers? Never fear, the trackers are here.

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13 September 2019

THE LAKES WAY

Leave the crowds of tin-tops on the boring Bulehdelah bypass and take a tour of the lakes district

Gassit Garage / Columns
13 September 2019

ABLE TASMANIA

Back before motorcycling even became a thing, a group of Tasmanian visionaries launched Australia’s first motorcycle club

Gassit Garage / Columns
13 September 2019

JACK FORREST

The bloke with the most famous ‘elbow’ in Australia