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Top 5 roads in America for ultimate motorbike rides

The USA is the ultimate playground for bikers, filled with long winding roads and flat sections that test the limits of your machine. Here are the top five ultimate roads for an “outride” in America. #1 Texas – Twisted Sisters Ranch Roads 335, 336, and 337 are a group of …

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Helmet cameras make roads safer

Video from helmet cameras will not only provide evidence of an incident but should make roads safer by encouraging compliance with the road rules by both riders and drivers. The comments were made in South Australian Parliament by Peter Treloar Member for Flinders (LNP) who was speaking to the Road …

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Should ABS be mandatory on motorcycles?

Australia is planning to follow Europe in making anti-lock brakes (ABS) mandatory on all new motorcycles over 125cc and either ABS or combined braking system (CBS) for bikes under 125cc. We would join countries such as India, Brazil, Taiwan and Japan in moving toward compulsory motorcycle ABS. The Federal Government …

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Ducati brings out the ugly stick

Ducati has rolled out an ugly new MotoGP fairing that sparks concerns it could be included on the new V4 sportsbike to be unveiled on September 7 before the Missano MotoGP. Even though Ducati makes some beautiful bikes, they have been guilty of some unsightly bikes in the past – …

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Riders blocking vehicles from passing

Video has emerged of two motorcycle riders allegedly blocking drivers from passing them on purpose. The incident was recorded on dashcam on the Bruce Highway on Sunday between Maryborough and Childers, Queensland, and posted on the local “brickbats and bouquets” Facebook closed page. However, you can view the video on …

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2018 Honda Goldwing goes radical

Radical hub-centre steering, traction control, cornering ABS, electronic suspension, engine modes and a whole new frame are believed to be coming for the 2018 Honda Goldwing. Since the six-cylinder GL1800 was introduced in 2001, it as only received cosmetic updates, an airbag option and the addition of stripped down F6B …

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Five more countries become Distinguished

Albania, Kuwait, Monaco, Nicaragua, and Ukraine join the line-up of distinguished countries involved in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride which this year. The 2017 DGR on September 24 is expected to involve more than 600 cities, about 70,000 riders and 95 countries and raise an expected $US 5 million for cancer …

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What is the best rider eye protection?

In some states of the USA riders don’t have to wear a helmet, but they must have eye protection, while helmets are mandatory in Australia and glasses are not. It seems strange that eye protection has not been made mandatory in our nanny state. After all, your eyes are the …

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