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Gassit Garage / Columns
12 September 2016

Where are they now? - Bob ‘Rosie’ Rosenthal

“I rode for nearly 2 years by forging my parents signature on entry forms and no one ever pulled me up on that”

Gassit Garage / Columns
12 September 2016

Racer of the week- Aiden Coote

I’ve got to get my fix as often as possible; there just isn’t a part of me that considers life away from the track

Bike Tests
12 September 2016

2016 Yamaha WR450F

There aren’t many motorcycles that can call themselves genuine Aussie legends. The ubiquitous postie bike is certainly one. And perhaps the next most appropriate candidate for that title would be Yamaha’s WR450F, and its predecessors the WR426 and WR400. Don’t believe

Sport / Motogp
11 September 2016

Pedrosa stuns in Misano

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took a stunning victory at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, leaving rivals Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in the dust to complete the podium. Pedrosa's victory marks the eighth different winner in 2016, an all-tim

Gassit Garage / Columns
11 September 2016

Racer of the week - Tim Coleman

“WHY WOULD YOU ride those funny looking seatless motorcycles...? They must weigh nothing the way they can bunny hop up shipping containers.” These are just some of the typical comments you hear when you ride a trials motorcycle in front of people at a competition or s

Gassit Garage / Columns
11 September 2016

The survival bike

It is the bike you would reach out for if Armageddon happened

Gassit Garage / Columns
11 September 2016

Lorenzo - Why has Mr Perfect become Mr Plonker?

Jorge Lorenzo is the fastest MotoGP rider in the world. Jorge Lorenzo has battled to finish in the top 5 for the last two rounds. Both of the above contradictory statements are true. So just what is going on with the defending World Champion? One answer is fairly obvi

Tested / Rides
10 September 2016

AMCN rides- Upper Hunter Region, NSW

Whether you’re sweeping round the bends or soaking up the vibes, the Barrington Tops is a special place

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
10 September 2016

Ixon Montana jacket and pants

IN THE FINAL countdown to the big LAMS adventure ride a large package appeared at my door – yep, my winter riding gear had finally arrived. And the thought of riding over the Reefton Spur in challenging conditions suddenly seemed a lot more attractive knowing that I w

Tested / Riding Gear + Equipment
10 September 2016

Bell Star helmet

THERE’S SIMPLY NO BIGGER legend in the complicated and competitive field of helmet design than the Bell Star. In fact, I can remember being in awe of my dad’s new Bell Star in the early 70s, staring into it like some sort of shiny white glass fibre oracle to motorc

Gassit Garage
10 September 2016

Fiat Ducato Maxi Professional

The ‘Up’ button on the Fiat Ducato’s dash may resemble some sort of load catapulting feature, but after pressing it I can confirm that it actually does something far more useful – albeit less entertaining… This curious gizmo is designed to be used when driving the Fi

News / Manufacture News
10 September 2016

PIPE DREAM - AKRAPOVIC EXHAUSTS

Get ready for the angriest-sounding rendition of Happy Birthday yet as Akrapovič celebrates its quarter century