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Lions TT hillclimb plan for 2017

Lions Rd is supported by donations Although the Lions TT Motorcycle Festival has been axed for 2016, the four board members are keen to return in 2017 possibly with a short hillclimb ride. Board member Edward Profke confirms that their focus is to continue with an event based around the …

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Lessons learnt from motorcycle crashes

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-uvBvHpXdw]   Although most of my motorcycle crashes occurred skylarking around on little trail bikes in grassy paddocks as a teen, there have been three major crashes in my long career. Charley Boorman was only joking when he told a group about to head off on a Compass Expeditions outback trip …

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SR Archive: Harris Yamaha 500 Grand Prix Bike

Bikes We ride a real 500 GP bike! This Grand Prix racer that is the perfect combination developed by England’s Harris and Japan’s Yamaha to make one ride that we want thousands of laps on.

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The Lotus Esprit

Can you believe that the first Lotus Esprit was unveiled 40 years ago this year! Let’s take a look at the evolution of the much loved Esprit. The first Esprit models were known as the S1 or Series 1 Esprits, these had a steel chassis, fibreglass body and were powered …

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POTUSmobiles – What Exactly Do The Powerful Drive ?

With all the hype and excitement surrounding the upcoming US presidential election, perhaps it got you thinking  – ‘what kind of car does the President of the United States of America drive?’ The blunt reality is they don’t drive anything. Each POTUS is carted around in a virtually indestructible official …

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Harley-Davidson to add traction control?

Could traction control be coming to the 2017 Harley-Davidson fleet? The clue comes in the invitation to the world’s media to attend the launch of the 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle range in Seattle suggesting traction control could be introduced. The words “more control” are accompanied by “more power” and “better handling” …

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Lions TT Motorcycle Festival cancelled

Riding the Lions Rd The Lions TT Motorcycle Festival in northern NSW has been called off for 2016, just one day after the Sunshine Coast International TT was also axed. The two events are not related, except they both tried to cash in on the Isle of Man TT. An email …

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Gallery: KTM RC16 MotoGP Bike

Bikes KTM officially unveils its MotoGP bike at the Austrian Grand Prix. KTM officially unveiled its MotoGP bike, the RC16, during the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring.

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