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Crashed riders praise B4BD service

Crashed, sick and injured riders have heaped raise on the B4BD (Bikers 4 Bikers Down) service that started in May 2017. Hawkebsury couple Cheri and Greg Nunn (pictured above) started the free service after suffering their own motorcycle crash on Anzac Day 2016, followed by prolonged rehabilitation. “We now have …

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Macna Saber gloves put to heat test

A recent pre-summer hot spell has been the perfect occasion to heat test the Macna Saber gloves. They are part of the European company’s new range of 16 summer gloves in eight different styles ranging from racing gauntlets to short road and dual-sport gloves. We heat-tested the short and stylish …

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Praise for the Bike Night concept

Bike night has become a booming source of evening entertainment when riders might normally have parked up their motorbikes for the day. Travel rider and contributor Todd Parkes of the Gold Coast goes drooling among the bikes at the Gold Coast Bike Night. Gold Coast Bike Night It’s dusk on …

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How cops get to be motorcycle police

Have you ever wondered what level of training motorcycle police undertake, what bikes they use and what equipment they have, including radar and cameras? Motorcycles are considered an important asset to police, manoeuvring in traffic congestion, public event management, dignitary escorts, ceremonial duties, and speed and traffic offence patrols. They …

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Ural AIR outfit adds drone

Ural Australia will import the Russian Ural AIR outfit which includes a DJI Spark drone and a special discrete and waterproof compartment with a launching platform! Only 40 of the models will be released worldwide costing $27,990 (+ on road costs), says Ural Australia spokeswoman Clare Mailler. (All images are …

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics Miami

Motorcycle Accidents in Miami, FL (Sponsored post for Florida readers) Florida is an ideal state to own and enjoy a motorcycle. Year-round, the warm temperatures and captivating scenery make Miami, Florida a fitting environment for any motorcyclist. However, this bustling city is also the location to a substantial amount of …

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Temporary Oxley Highway repairs ‘dangerous’

Temporary repairs to the famed and much-loved Oxley Highway mountain section are “dangerous”, according to local riders, but the road is set to be resurfaced “in coming months”. Local rider Ken Healey (pictured above) says on the Port Macquarie Road Riders Facebook page that the mountain is “in the worst state …

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Witnesses sought for Daytona crash

Brisbane Forensic Crash Unit is appealing for anyone who may have seen a yellow Triumph Daytona motorcycle or a white Hyundai Getz hatchback prior to a crash on Tuesday, October 23. The crash occurred at the intersection of Youngs Road and Kianawah Road, Wynnum West at approximately 6.20pm and resulted …

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Harley-Davidson issues 5th hydraulic clutch recall

Harley-Davidson is issuing its fifth recall since 2013 for a hydraulic clutch problem that affects about 238,300 motorcycles worldwide. This latest voluntary safety recall is for all 2017 and 2018 Touring, Trike and CVO Touring models, as well as some 2017 Softails. Harley CFO John Olin describes recalls are “frustrating”. …

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