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Would you pay $40 to scan your helmet?

Riders may soon have peace of mind their helmet is safe to use after a drop or crash, thanks to a new invention that uses a laser to scan your helmet. The Helmet Doctors who developed the device now want to know if riders would pay $40 for the safety scanning …

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Funding boost for Aussie Forcite smart helmet

Australian motorcycle helmet startup Forcite has received a welcome funding boost that will ensure its ultralight and ultra-hi-tech smart helmet hits the market in the next few months. The Forcite helmet integrates a camera system, navigation, intercom and active noise-cancelling. It also features an electronically tinted visor that changes tint …

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 arriving

The first twin-cylinder Royal Enfields in six decades are now arriving in showrooms around the world and riders are lining up at dealerships for test rides. Australian importer Urban Moto Imports organised a demo bike for me through TeamMoto Euro in Slacks Creek, but because of the demand, I only …

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Guest Blog: Mat Oxley – Rossi at 40: so many memories

Recounting memories of Valentino Rossi, who turns 40 on Saturday Valentino Rossi celebrates his 40th birthday on Saturday, hoping against hope to become the first forty-something to win a world title since the 1950s, when grand prix racing was ruled by older riders who’d had their careers interrupted by the …

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Motorbike Response Crew keep traffic moving

Motorcycles may soon be coming to the rescue of crash victims and broken-down vehicles on tollways around Australia to keep traffic moving. It follows the Australian-first trial of a motorbike response crew on the Logan and Gateway motorways in Brisbane. The trial is being run by Queensland tollway company Linkt, …

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