Boom time for Euro bikers
While Australia’s motorcycle market fell 8.7 percent in 2018, European sales rose 9.9 percent. The biggest markets were Italy (219,694), France (177,460) and Spain (159,946). Germany was fourth with 156,108 new bike registrations. The UK was a distant fifth with 100,439 sales,
RIP Dick Dale
Dick Dale, pioneer of Sixties twang’n’surf guitar music and one of the first generation of chopper customisers, has died, aged 81 years. In what sounds like the entry in a hipster clothing manufacturer’s blog, Dale and his mates rode their choppers down the California penin
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Inside a motorcycling renaissance
We are living in an age that is about to replicate the dawn of motorcycling. This time the technology is being driven by electric motors, not the wheezy combustion-engines that launched motorcycling at the start of the 20th Century. Electric motorcycles account for less than o
Yamaha and KTM fire up their middleweight adventure tourers
There has been much anticipation since first revealed details last year of the new middleweight parallel-twin adventurer-tourers from Yamaha and KTM.
Commando legend dies
Bob Trigg, universally recognised as the father of the Norton’s iconic Commando model, has died, aged 81 years. As well as being a vital part of the original 1960s design team, he was responsible for the styling and technical developments which helped the Commando model survive
'TomEgun' on Tour: 2019 World Supersport 300 with Tom Edwards
2017 YMF R3 Cup champion and Motorcycling Australia (MA) supported rider Tom Edwards (known by his online moniker 'TomEgun') will be commencing his assault on the 2019 FIM World Supersport 300 Championship (WorldSSP300) with the ParkinGo team this weekend at Aragon, Spain for Rou
Is the future electric?
It’s early days but all indications are that an electric motorcycle revolution is about to hit the commuter market. Recent European sales confirm this, so AMCN is keeping watch on developments. At the same time more and more manufacturers are hinting at electric performance mot
Truck only for Price in Finke Desert Race
Two-time Dakar Rally Champion Toby Price has announced he will Race in the Truck Category of the 2019 Finke Desert Race but will sit out of the Bike Category. The historic Finke Desert Race is the fastest and largest desert race in Australia, with the multi-terrain two-day trek
2019 Bonanza To Feature Legendary Australian Speedway Solo & Sidecar Heroes
The ever-popular Speedway and Dirt Track events are on again with a vengeance this year at the 2019 Shannons Insurance Broadford Bike Bonanza, with a goal of surpassing last years packed extravaganza
TAFE NSW ULTIMO AUTOCEL REVS UP TRAINING WITH KAWASAKI
The next generation of auto technicians at TAFE NSW Ultimo AutoCel have taken delivery of two pre-production motor cycles from Kawasaki to use as a training resource this week.
SIGNED Valentino Rossi Helmet AGV Pista GP R
Brisan Motorcycles has donated an AGV Pista GP R helmet, which Gary Coleman got signed by Valentino Rossi at Phillip Island GP this year. The helmet is being auctioned on eBay and all money raised will go to Tom Edwards 2019 World Supersport 300 Championship Campaign. Tom is an a