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Toby Price takes the lead in Dakar Rally

Toby Price wins stage eight Australia’s only entrant in the 2016 Dakar Rally, NSW rider Toby Price, is now leading the race after his fourth stage win in the gruelling event with just five more stages to go. No other rider this year has managed more than one stage win and he’s the …

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Seeking Calder: Riding in Roxbury

In my travels around the internet one of the rabbit holes that I recently fell down was reading about the sculptor Alexander Calder. Somewhere along the line, I learned that he lived and worked in Roxbury, Connecticut. That’s a little town that is less than an hour from Bridgeport where the …

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Scotland plans 1mph speed tolerance

Scotland is one of the greatest countries in the world to ride a motorcycle, but that is expected to change from March when the country introduces a 1mph speed tolerance. Scotland will then join Australia in an flawed “nanny state” clampdown on accidental speeders for the sins of the few …

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Draggin in DuPont Kevlar top 50 products

Xray profile of Draggin Jeans Australian motorcycle protection clothing company Draggin has been listed by DuPont Kevlar in its 50th Anniversary to be one of the 50 best products to use Kevlar.  It is the only Australian company recognised by in the DuPont Kevlar 50th anniversary list which also includes products such …

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Hopes high for Toby Price in Dakar Rally

Toby wins stage six Australia’s only entrant in the 2016 Dakar Rally, NSW rider Toby Price, is in second place at the half-way point of the gruelling event with more stage wins than any other rider. Toby won stage six, his second stage win in a row and his third for the rally, …

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Steve McQueen sells, Evel Knievel doesn’t

Steve McQueen’s 1963 Triumph Bonneville “Desert Sled” The star power of Hollywood legend and motorbike racer Steve McQueen has again been proved with a Triumph Bonneville called the “Desert Sled” selling at auction for $US103,000. In 2009, the Desert Sled sold at Bonhams & Butterfields’ first motorcycle and memorabilia auction for $84,240, …

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Video: Proof That Josh Herrin Has the Ultimate Backyard

Do you remember when you were a kid (or maybe even, like, yesterday) and your dream was to have a racetrack in your backyard? Turns out 2013 AMA SuperBike champion Josh Herrin had the same dream, only he and his family have actually made that dream a reality with what …

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Harley dominates 2016 road bike sales

Harley Street 500 Harley-Davidson overtook Honda as the top-selling road bike company in Australia in 2015, thanks largely to strong sales of the new learner-approved Street 500, according to the latest Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries figures. Road bike sales were strong, increasing 2.6% compared with 2014 and accounting for …

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Draggin bringing sexy back to riding

Sexy Draggin Stealth jeggings Isn’t it about time sexy was brought back to women’s protective motorcycle clothing rather than baggy, androgynous gear? Australian motorcycle protection clothing company Draggin thinks so and has introduced Stealth, the first motorcycle “jeggings”, to their women’s collection. Jeggings are a combination of jeans and leggings. Draggin …

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Five Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in the Rain

Photo Courtesy of Suzuki Motor of America Some riders think that when the rain starts to come down, so too should the garage door, tucking the bike away until the sun shines again the following spring. Unfortunately, those people are missing out on one of the best motorcycling experiences, as …

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