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23 August 2017

Seminars on suspension

Terry Hay’s Shock Treatment is hosting three different seminars on suspension later this year. The first one, held over 4-5 November offers an overview of suspension, damping and friction and looks at the evolution of design. The second, held over 6-7 November, is a hands-on af

 
23 August 2017

Yamaha’s electric plan

Yamaha effectively confirmed its plan for electric production bikes in announcing it has reached an agreement with Saitama City in Japan to “promote low-noise, eco-friendly electric motorcycles and related business models”. Called the E-KIZUNA Project, the scheme is intended

News / Manufacture News
22 August 2017

Motorcycle airbags

After a couple of setbacks, Honda has rethought its approach to motorcycle airbags

Bike Tests
22 August 2017

Indian Scout Sprint Racer – Young Guns

True or false? When the Young Guns Speed Shop in Switzerland built a custom Indian Scout that makes 150kW, they named it after a headless chook…

Bike Tests
22 August 2017

AMCN Adventure Test - CF Moto 650MT

FOR EVERYONE THINKING you need to spend $20K-plus to get into adventure riding, I’m about to throw something else into the mix... Enter the mighty CFMoto 650MT, a bike made for budding adventure riders on a tight budget. The initial couple of hours in the saddle convinced me

Sport / Off-road
22 August 2017

Women’s World Trophy Team Set for 2017 ISDE

The Australian Women’s World Trophy Team are set and ready to tackle the FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) as Jess Gardiner, Tayla Jones and Jemma Wilson, head to France defend a fifth consecutive title in Brive from August 28th to September 2nd.  This World Championsh

Sport
22 August 2017

Lachlan Epis Set to Make His Mark in ASBK

Lachlan Epis will be competing at Rounds 5 & 6 of the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK). The World Supersport (World SSP) competitor had a successful Official ASBK Test at Morgan Park Raceway and will be looking for solid

Events
21 August 2017

2017 AUSTRALIAN FOUR DAY ENDURO RISKS CANCELLATION

Toowoomba Motorcycle Club announced the cancellation of the 2017 Australian Four Day Enduro (A4DE) but has since retracted the statement after Motorcycling Australia stepped in.

Sport / Off-road
21 August 2017

2017 Australian Senior Dirt Track Championship Wrap

In clean, fast and furious racing demonstrated in all classes in the 2017 Australian Senior Dirt Track Championship held at Jamberoo park in Victoria, hosted by the North Western Victorian Motorcycle Club (NWVMCC). Cold and frosty morning starts punctuated the two-day Championshi

Sport / Motogp
21 August 2017

The British GP at Silverstone next weekend

Destination: Silverstone! It's not quite London calling but it's sure to be another classic clash

Sport / Off-road
21 August 2017

Fourth win lucky for Todd Barry

Todd Barry has won his fourth consecutive Swann Insurance 24 Hour cross country event at Eudunda in South Australia on 8-9 July. The local KTM 450EXC rider took a narrow victory over up-and-comer Riley Graham (Yamaha WR450F) and 2013 winner Rowan Pumpa (Yamaha WR450F). In the

Bike Tests
21 August 2017

AMCN Adventure Test - Royal Enfield Himalayan

Since my introduction to motorcycles three years ago I have been consumed by the world of road racing – until now. The AMCN three-day adventure has awakened me to the joys of another style of riding.