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Gear for Gear Heads: 7 Must Have Motorcycle Accessories

(Sponsored gear heads post for our North American readers) If you’d rather ride on two wheels than step inside a car, then you should check out these must have motorcycle accessories. In 2017, the number of registered on-road motorcycles in the United States totaled 8.4 million. That’s a 100% increase …

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Motorbikes you most want to ride in 2019

The Indian FTR 1200 is the motorcycle that most excited our readers in 2018 and tops our poll of the 2019 models you and we would most like to ride this year. Throughout the year we have unveiled the many new models that are expected to be released in 2019. …

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What motorcycle models face the axe?

Tough European emissions laws threatened to axe several much-loved models last year, but it seems many have had a stay of execution. The Euro 4 rules introduced in 2016 were almost 50% tougher to pass. For example, Euro 3 required a motorcycle to pass an emissions test when new, or …

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Granite Belt begs to be ridden (Pt 1)

The Granite Belt in southern Queensland tempts Gold Coast rider and MBW contributor Todd Parkes who organised a two-day trip with the help of Monique Krause, marketing coordinator of Granite Belt Wine Country. Click here for the second part of his trip. Click here for the Google Maps route  The region is …

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Granite Belt ride reveals wonders (Pt 2)

The wonders of the Granite Belt in southern Queensland attracted Gold Coast rider and MBW contributor Todd Parkes. He organised a two-day trip with the help of Monique Krause, marketing coordinator of Granite Belt Wine Country. Click here for the first part of his trip. Click here for the Google Maps …

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International report cites bike crash reasons

The motorcycle road toll can be reduced by better speed and alcohol/drug use enforcement, safer motorbikes, mandatory helmet laws and improved roads, according to an international report. These are key points in the latest World Health Organization Global status report on road safety 2018 report released this month. The report …

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Motorcycle safety recalls rise in 2018

There were 37 motorcycle safety recalls in 2018, up nine from the previous year, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. It is the second highest number of recalls in the past 10 years: 28 in 2017, 39 in 2016, 30 in 2015, 28 in 2014, 20 in 2013, 24 …

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What do riders know or care about GPS?

Map and satnav expert Peter (World Mapman) Davis provides some interesting background information for riders on GPS in this fourth instalment in our satnav series. You can check out the other articles by clicking on the topic: Satnav for beginners, planning a route and reading a map the right way. You …

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Helmets getting smarter by the year

Motorcycle helmets are getting smarter all the time with head-up display, crash alerts, air-conditioning and active noice-cancelling, while some riders (or pillions) are not so smart (watch this video!) something wrong Helmet tech has been around for a long time like this turbo visor that cleans the visor in the …

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