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Call to fund Greg Hirst’s final shows

Riders and fans of the Temporary Australians TV series can help the final series get to air after the untimely and sad passing of presenter Greg Hirst. His widow, Colleen, is asking for donations from the motorcycling community to edit the many hours of video for series 6. “Greg had …

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Hazard light recall for Triumph Street Cup

The new water-cooled 900cc Triumph Bonneville Street Cup has been recalled over a hazard lights fault. Australian distributors PS Importers have recalled all Street Cup models with a vehicle identification number (VIN) with the last six digits between 795308 and 836082. The official Australian Competition and Conusmer notice says the …

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Does pink make riding gear ‘feminine’?

Macna has added a women’s winter glove to their range, but the only thing we see that makes it suitable for women, apart from smaller sizing, is some pink striping. In our discussions over the years with female riders, pink and purple flashes of colour do not necessarily make riding gear …

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Video evidence of helmet camera value

This video is timely evidence of why riders should wear a helmet camera or at least attach a camera to their bike. This London rider filmed a truck driver turning a corner, not seeing him and running over his beautiful Ducati Monster. He posted the video in July 2015 and we ran …

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Trump aid for Harley-Davidson penalty

President Trump is coming to the aid of Harley-Davidson which was slapped with massive fines last year for fitting aftermarket tuners that emit illegal amounts of pollution. His administration has waived a $US3m portion of the fines in which Harley had to pay to replace conventional wood stoves with cleaner-burning versions. Harley will …

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Bids to keep Ducati in Italian hands

An Italian family and the previous Italian owner have joined the bidding to buy Ducati, along with Polaris, KTM, Can-Am Spyder company BRP, and Indian manufacturers. The latest list of potential buyers comes from Reuters which has been reporting on the deal since December 2015 from inside sources. Harley-Davidson had …

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Ducati Multistrada gets 1262cc twin

Ducati will fit a 1262cc L-twin engine in its Multistrada next year and maybe use the engine in its Diavel models. The change in engine has been unveiled in an official statement by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Currently the 1200cc Testastretta 11 DVT engine is used in the …

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Car Twins: Different Brands, Same Car 

There are many cars out there that have near-identical twins and the following are five vehicle pairs that are pretty much identical apart from the badge – can you spot the difference? Audi R8 / Lamborghini Gallardo   Starting out with potential supercar siblings, we have the R8 and Gallardo. …

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