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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
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

Gassit Garage
22 May 2019

Where are they now? Brendan Clarke

Brendan Clarke – the Aussie plucked out of class to race a 500cc GP bike

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20 May 2019

BMW R 1250 GS engine’s ShiftCam technology explained

The drive of BMW Motorrad’s team of engineers led by Norbert Klauer, its Head of Drive Train Development, to produce increased power and torque across the entire rev range of both the horizontally opposed R 1250 GS as well as the inline-four cylinder S 1000 RR. It also enhances

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17 May 2019

Get her goin’ Part Six

It’s tempting to start it up now, but the front end needs attention first. Lucky we checked – the news isn’t good…

Gassit Garage
17 May 2019

Indian Speed King

An era when the US built V-twins proved indomitable

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15 May 2019

30 years since the first Australian Grand Prix

Thirty one years ago, racing fans were told they’d have have an Australian round of the 500cc world championship the following season. This is what happened next

Gassit Garage
15 May 2019

Revolving racer - Brad Gorrie

Brad Gorrie - Who would have thought that when Chris Grubb, a friend of my father, called me up and asked if I could passenger his mate Adam Treasure on an F1 Sidecar, that I would end up on the European circuit lining up with some of the world’s fastest racers. But here I a

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15 May 2019

The inch that cost a mile

The mental picture of Freddie Spencer standing in aloof silence with his arms folded, facing up to an irately gesticulating Cal Crutchlow, will linger long in the mind. That at least was how Crutchlow described what happened after the Argentine GP, and it is easy to imagine. C

Gassit Garage
12 May 2019

FLASH BACK - Mick’s maiden GP season

Mick Doohan contested his rookie Grand Prix season 30 years ago – considering the battering he took it’s a bloody wonder he kept going

Gassit Garage
11 May 2019

Reader Rides

If it was a paddock basher or a shiny new one, no one forgets their first bike. If you get printed, you’ll get an Oxford lock, Fred’s fave gets the Ipone kit. Show us yours!

Gassit Garage
10 May 2019

Revolving racer - Brayden Elliott

Brayden Elliott - It’s been a long off season and although it’s never easy saying goodbye and leaving Australia, I’m back in England with exciting times ahead for another season in the British Superstock 1000 Championship. Throughout the final part of 2018 I took on the