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Sport / Off-road
01 January 2017

Club Sport - Masters of the Mountain

The 2016 staging of the Australian Long Track Masters meeting at the Bathurst Showground on 12 November produced same familiar names in the winners’ circle after a big program of exciting racing. Queensland teenager Jarred Brook repeated his three class wins of last year - t

Gassit Garage / Columns
01 January 2017

Reader story- 2016 TTMC, PI Track Day Report

The VW Touareg Club meets at Phillip Island – some motor bikes were bought along... just in case

Bike Tests
31 December 2016

TRACK TEST 1952 MANX NORTON

The Manx Norton was the weapon of choice for Jack Ahearn, and a legion of other racers. We take it out on the track to get a glimpse of life as a 1950s privateer

Gassit Garage / Columns
31 December 2016

In Pit Lane - Proud, happy, and ready to kick

I am proud and happy to be able to write this column about this great sport of ours. A sport where all concerned shall henceforth live by the creed of Professor Pangloss. “Everything is for the best, in the best of all possible worlds.” Prof Pangloss (I am proud and hap

Gassit Garage / Columns
29 December 2016

He did what? Nick Lidstone - From Betws-y-Coed to Berrima

Lidstone’s fantasy of circling the globe stalled in the land down under.

Gassit Garage / Columns
29 December 2016

New tech - Stopping everyone

Old technology for emerging markets could be the most significant safety advancement yet

Tested / Other
29 December 2016

Circus Life by Don Cox

Not clowning around

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
29 December 2016

Tried & tested - Bell Bullitt helmet

Old’s cool

Bike Tests
29 December 2016

IRVING VINCENT 1600 8V RACER TEST

Sir Al goes back to the future with a title-winning modern reinvention of a classic local motorcycle

Gassit Garage / Columns
29 December 2016

Old School - Bikie blow-up 1972

A few Monday nights ago I was propping up the bar with some hunters at the Cheltenham pub in New Zealand. Once an important coach stop in the Manawatu, it is now a classic country watering hole, perfect for a lone motorcyclist looking for a night’s accommodation. The deer st

Gassit Garage / Columns
29 December 2016

Where are they now? Robert Hinton

Three-times 1970s Australian GP winner Robert Hinton was 72 in August and is still active in racing as a race-bike owner in Forgotten Era events. His Yamaha TZ350F has won three Australian Historic Period 5 championships with three different riders. Hinton last raced, on that

Sport
29 December 2016

Revolving Racer - Mitch Levy

One of the remarkable things about racing is that it allows you as a kid to dream big and focus on a goal.  Late last year I was given an opportunity to achieve one of my dreams and compete in the World Supersport Championship at Phillip Island as a wildcard. I’ve been ridi