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12 January 2022

ASIA'S ALL STARS

From Singapore to Shanghai, speedway proved to be more swindle than spectacle

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29 March 2021

THE FIRST LAP OF TASSIE

And you reckon Tassie’s west coast is rugged going on a modern adventure bike…

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04 January 2021

THE HINTON & MORRISON SHOW

Tales of a couple of quick and laid-back Aussies

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09 July 2020

THE KILLER 'DROME

The Olympia Motor Speedway. Wrong place, wrong time

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24 June 2020

THE DAY THOSE BIKIES INVADED BROKEN HILL

Australia's first cross-country race was feared and strenuous

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15 May 2020

AUSSIE BATTLES ABROAD

These early pioneers of motorsport roared onto the world stage and did us proud

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07 April 2020

HOW NOT TO HAVE AN ADVENTURE

A trip of a lifetime is epic. Leaving in winter, riding through storms, unbearable heat and continuously breaking down is not... Everyone tells you what you should do; here’s what you shouldn’t!

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31 March 2020

TWICE AROUND THE CLOCK

A comedy of errors and a handful of gritty blokes in a time when 24-hour distance records helped sell bikes

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09 March 2020

BIRDSVILLE OR BUST

It was the epic adventure that put the Simpson Desert on every dirtshifter’s bucket list

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29 October 2019

SMOKING THRILLS

It was big tobacco that brought MotoGP Down Under

Columns / They Did What?
10 October 2019

SUNDAY'S STUNTS, MONDAY'S SALES

Before adventure bikes existed, regular motorcycles were used to tackle Australia’s extreme conditions and set remarkable records