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04 July 2019

TYRE LAUNCH // METZELER CRUISETECH

Want more grip in your cruisey day? Metzeler has an option

 
02 July 2019

The C word - A sobering look into why riders crash

The headlines are plenty and the numbers are sobering, we dig a little deeper and find out who’s most likely to throw their bike down the road and why

Sport / Road
02 July 2019

Victory for Scaysbrook at Pikes Peak

Former AMCN staffer Rennie Scaysbrook has claimed victory at the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb aboard his 2018 Aprilia Tuono. Despite smashing the previous record held by Chris Fillmore, and beating his own best time to the summit, Scaysbrooks win was overshadowed

Sport / Motogp
30 June 2019

Viñales victorious in Rd 8 at Assen

Yamaha’s long wait is over. After eight barren races and a sea of doubts, Maverick Vinales washed away the pain with a convincing victory at classic Assen. His win only just eclipsed the remarkable weekend of super-rookie Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha), who had qual

Sport / Motogp
30 June 2019

REMY STICKS IT ON POLE

Remy Gardner’s first pole position was promptly hailed by his absent father Wayne. “He was on the phone when I got back to my pit, so that was great,” the jubilant 21-year-old said.

News
28 June 2019

Every Second - Always On. New VicRoads campaign seeks to combat rising rider fatalities.

A new education based safety campaign has been launched by VicRoads in an attempt to combat motorcycle fatalities. The ‘Every Second - Always On’ campaign focuses on crucial crash contributors such as speed, cornering, road positioning, road hazards and other road users.

 
25 June 2019

BMW Vision DC Roadster - BMWs electric era

It’s a challenge that every one of the world’s longstanding bike firms is currently working to address – how do you take styling themes and brand identities developed around petrol-powered motorcycles and adapt them to fit the completely new requirements of electric power?

News
24 June 2019

STATE OF PLAY // Aussie motorcycle industry investigation

What’s the real story about Australia’s motorcycle retail industry? Is it as grim as the new-bike-sales statistics tell us? And where do we go from here? Since Australia’s new-bike-sales figures plunged beneath the magic 100,000 level to 95,080 early this year, AMCN has in

Sport
24 June 2019

Rea strikes back

SUPERPOLE Rea Romps To Misano Superpole Win Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) made the best of the last minute scramble for grid positions at Misano, setting a lap time 0.355 seconds faster than the second place rider, Sandro Cortese (GRT Yamaha) taking his third pole of 20

 
22 June 2019

KTM 790 Adventure

We have just picked up the KTM 790 Adventure to run through our testing program for the next issue – after concentrating on the 790 Adventure R with Youngy's test, the thought of a super low seat height on an all-road style Adventure bike really blows our hair back. We've heard

News / Manufacture News
21 June 2019

Harley-Davidson developing 338cc twin

Having previously announced its plans to develop a small-displacement bike to boost its presence in the Asian and Indian markets, Harley-Davidson has now revealed details and a computer-generated image of its new parallel twin. The new machine will be built in China by Qianjiang

Sport / Road
20 June 2019

Josh Hook in with a shot for title defence ahead of 2019 Suzuka 8 Hours

Australia’s reigning Endurance World Champion Josh Hook and his TSR Honda squad scored a victory in the Oschersleben 8 Hour earlier this month, lifting the team to third in the 2018-2019 championship with just one round left to run. Despite Hook and his teammates Freddy Foray