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02 March 2019

Electric motorcycles

Lightning Motorcycles’ LS-218 electric superbike, which has hit 350.8km/h at Bonneville, is claimed to be the fastest electric motorcycle on sale. But its starting price of $A54,000 is as scary as its top speed. However, it has announced an $A18,000 version available from Ma

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01 March 2019

Suzuki’s Moto3 plans uncovered!

We’ve uncovered a treasure-trove of patent applications from Suzuki and one of the most interesting is a Moto3 design.

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28 February 2019

Ben Felten prepares to break his blind speed record

The World’s fastest blind motorcyclist Ben Felten and Team Blind Speed Kawasaki will feed their need for extreme speed in a return to the South Australian salt flats next week (March 4-8) for Speed Week 2019. On March 19 2018 at the FIM sanctioned World Speed Trials Australi

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28 February 2019

KTM REVEALS PRICING FOR 2019 ADVENTURE MODELS

KTM Australia has released pricing for its 2019 adventure range including the all-new 790 Adventure R. Due to arrive in June this year, the 790 Adventure R will be priced at $22,695 ride away, while the less hardcore KTM 790 ADVENTURE will retail at $21,195 ride away. While

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28 February 2019

Super Soco TS1200R electric motorcycle

Sampling Australia’s newest sub-$5K motorcycle.

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27 February 2019

Triumph’s triple treat

All-new Rocket 3 leads Factory Custom range. Triumph’s TFC Rocket 3 provides more cubes and even bigger torque

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27 February 2019

Kawasaki Z400 now available

The latest addition to Kawasaki’s Z Series, the Z400 was designed to be a real Supernaked machine. Developed in parallel with the 2018 Ninja 400, like its Ninja counterpart the new Z400 offers significantly improved performance care of all-new high-performance engine and chassi

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26 February 2019

BMW wants to massage your bum

In the realm of truth being stranger than fiction comes news that BMW is developing a massage bike seat. And we have a copy of the design to prove it. It’s actually a simple design. An electric motor slowly turns a lobed shaft – looking much like a camshaft – that’s bu

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25 February 2019

Next-generation Suzuki GSX-R1000 superbike

New patent applications from Suzuki suggest improved variable valve timing on its next-generation GSX-R1000 superbike.

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24 February 2019

Jekyll and Hyde engines take on Euro5

Tough new Euro5 emissions limits are galvanising the world’s leading motorcycle engineers into action. Euro5 comes into effect in 2020 for new models and 2021 for existing models sold in the world’s biggest market. The challenge is to provide peak performance at high revs wit

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24 February 2019

Ducati’s wired up

Ducati is the latest mainstream manufacturer to announce an electric motorcycle.

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22 February 2019

Ripper Rocket III returns!

Triumph will bring back the recently-discontinued Rocket III with a bigger engine and performance-oriented chassis to challenge Ducati’s Diavel range.