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09 March 2019

Remy Gardner’s Moto2 fortunes have been transformed

Remy Gardner’s Moto2 switch to a Kalex chassis, and the new Triumph engine.

 
09 March 2019

Miller: “The race pace on the used tyres is really good”

It was a great opening day of the season for Alma Pramac Racing’s Jack Miller as he ended Free Practice Friday at the VisitQatar Grand Prix in P3 - and as the quickest Ducati rider. The Australian, who has a GP19 at his disposal this season, was happy with bo

 
09 March 2019

Öhlins sale deal sealed

US giant Tenneco has closed its $A200m deal to incorporate Swedish suspension company Öhlins into its worldwide operations. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest OEM manufacturers of suspension parts and technology. At one time it owned the Marzocchi brand. “Öhlins is

 
09 March 2019

Gardiner, Hutton and Stephens Come Out On Top In Toowoomba

Toowoomba, Queensland greeted our Women’s, Masters, Veterans and 2-Stroke Cup to a stunning blue sky contrasted by drier than normal conditions for Round 1 of the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC). Fitness development over the off season treated riders well, as the

 
08 March 2019

Earlier Qatar race start time denied

Would the time of Sunday’s race be changed? The answer came late on Friday night, after impassioned pleas from the riders to return MotoGP to last year’s 7pm start time fell on deaf ears. Last year’s race was moved from the previous 9pm to 7pm, but this year it was sched

 
08 March 2019

Different Honda set-up for Marquez and Lorenzo

Rider-wise, the injury and surgery victims arrived at least 12 days better than at the tests, and in Marquez’s case apparently even more than that. “I’m really happy, because I can forget my injury and shoulder problems,” he said on Thursday. He was “close to my 100

 
08 March 2019

Friday at Qatar MotoGP 2019

Given that FP1 and 3 are run in daylight and hotter track temperatures, Friday evening’s cooler and faster FP2 was the session that mattered. And it was then that defending champion Marc Marquez stamped his authority on the premier class, shattering the previous best lap time b

 
07 March 2019

Yamaha Tenere 700 price confirmed

Yamaha Motor Australia has announced the Ténéré 700 is set for an Australian release date of December 2019 with an RRP of $15,499 RRP inc GST.

 
07 March 2019

Michelin is ready for the Qatar GP

Michelin is ready for the Qatar GP, but what allocation will the MotoGP riders have for Round 1?

 
07 March 2019

KABUTO RT-33 HELMET

Change the Prime Minister, change my helmet. That’s my motto, so I’ve been getting through a few helmets lately. After being knocked over by the impressive quality and comfort of the Kabuto Aeroblade 5 helmet, which retails for under $500 ($479.95), I decided to step up to t

Bike Tests
07 March 2019

First ride - Harley-Davidson FXDR

It was bound to happen, I’d been waiting for it all week. Not because I was doing anything particularly obnoxious, it just comes with the territory of Harley-Davidson’s new FXDR. In fact before the Highway Patrol car could find a spot to do a U-turn and return, I’d spotted

Sport / Motogp
07 March 2019

2019 Angel Nieto Team launched in Qatar

The 2019 MotoGP World Championship fires into life this weekend and the Angel Nieto Team heads into the new season with extra force thanks to a new partnership with Sama Global Investment. The partnership was officially presented today in Doha, in front of an illustrious