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27 February 2019

Revolving racer - Alex Phillis

Alex Phillis: I’m really looking forward to the Island Classic’s four International Challenge races. It will be an enjoyable way to start what is shaping up as a big year of racing for me. Team New Zealand really do have the attitude of ‘let’s just have fun,’ so althoug

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27 February 2019

Reader Rides

Here is a pic of me washing my first bike when I was just 17, crazy how you could ride big bikes when you first got your licence back then, I’m not 63 years old.  Barry Waugh I lost my right arm in accident 23 years ago but decided to get back in the saddle, could say i

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26 February 2019

Grid Talk - Jordi Viladoms & Toby Price

As the Dakar teams line up in Lima, KTM’s Sport Manager has a fistful of aces

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13 February 2019

Not forgotten - Brian Payne

Bend it like Brian, he was motorcycling’s maestro of metallurgy

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09 February 2019

In Pit Lane - Get your GOAT

Trees are tall. But they do not touch the sky. I offer this cod philosophy to help keep things in proportion. When you are up too close to something, it is easy to over-inflate its importance. With a few weeks to look back on the MotoGP season, it still inspires awe. But what

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08 February 2019

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.

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08 February 2019

Where are they now? Richard Reid

Richard Reid – the bloke to win Kawasaki’s first road race

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05 February 2019

It’s not bye bye HayaBusa

Aussie sales continue while a new model gets developed

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02 February 2019

Old school - Parallel universe

An Outback thunderstorm slowly rolled towards me as I sat on the ancient timbers of a cattle yard at Coward Springs railway siding. The Oodnadatta track was about a kilometre away. If just 1mm of rain fell it would turn the packed dirt surface into a dangerously slippery ice rink

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02 February 2019

Fast Talk - Midori Moriwaki

Fed-up with lacklustre results, the 2019 WorldSBK season will see something very close to a full-factory effort from Honda. We nab a rare interview with the woman behind the assault

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01 February 2019

He did what? - A well-timed accident

Aussie pioneer Tim Gibbes’s ploy foils the ISDT timekeepers

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29 January 2019

Revolving racer - Ted Collins

Ted Collins: I’ve ended my first season in the premier class of Australian road racing as Rookie of the Year. What a roller-coaster rider it was. We started the ASBK season off at Phillip Island qualifying in 23rd place and turned it all around by finishing the last race of the