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A Little Monday Morning Positivity

During my Christmas break, I was able to spend a lot of time doing whatever the hell I wanted. As you might imagine, riding motorcycles factored highly in to whatever the hell I wanted. A few days after picking up the KTM, I took a trip down to south Jersey to …

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Stores still not stocking UNECE helmets

Caberg Tourmax UNECE helmet Riders are still having a lot of difficulty buying international standard UNECE 22.05 helmets in Australia despite them being allowed in three states and both territories. In December, NSW joined Queensland, Victoria, the ACT and Northern Territory in approving the use of the UNECE 22.05 motorcycle …

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Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally returns

2015 Woolshed Classic The Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally returns in 2016 after unseasonal floods dampened the inaugural event in 2015. The event at the historic Jondaryan Woolshed on Queensland’s picturesque Darling Downs will be held from April 20 to May 2 and bookings for trade and club stalls and camping are …

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Thoughts on Swimming with Sharks

I’ve been reading a book called Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer. As a chronic eavesdropper and curious (bordering on nosey) person, reading letters exchanged by two thoughtful, well-read people is right up my alley. Their mailings took place between the summer of 1968 and the fall of 1969 …

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Suzuki safety recall on 10 models

Suzuki Hayabusa recalled Suzuki Australia has issued a safety recall notice on 10 models of scooter, cruiser, sports bikes, adventurers and naked bikes over a regulator fault. Models affected are: AN400K8-L2 Burgman scooter, DL1000 K8-L2 V-Strom, GSF1250K7-L0 Bandit, GSX1300BK K8-L0 B-King, GSX1300R K8-L2 Hayabusa, GSX-R600 K8-L0 supersport, GSX-R750 K8-L0 sportsbike, SFV650 …

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Toby Price creates Dakar Rally history

Toby Price is “in shock” after creating Dakar Rally history as the first Australian to win the 37-year event, stretching his lead in the final stage for a convincing victory. I don’t know what to say, I don’t know what to think. I’m in shock, I never would’ve thought I could win …

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NASA INSPIRED – FFZERO1

California based Faraday Future are a company that tell us they want to push the boundaries of car manufacture further, they believe that currently ‘cars do not meet today’s needs’ according to their website. Just as with watch manufacturers, you can easily read a car maker’s marketing blurb and come …

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Triumph Spitfire Information

Developed by Giovanni Michelotti, the Triumph Spitfire was launched in 1962, based intensely on the Triumph Herald. With the chassis, suspension and 1147cc engine all from the Herald, the Triumph Spitfire was lightweight and somewhat lower price to develop. The lower overheads were essential in the production of the Triumph …

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Video: This Is What It Looks Like to Break a Track Record on a Honda CBR300R

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfAjy5Dq5TQ&w=560&h=315] If you ever wondered what it looked like to push a single-cylinder Honda CBR300R to its absolute limits, then this video recently uploaded by Sport Rider‘s sister publication, Motorcyclist Magazine, is definitely worth a watch. In it, Senior Road Test Editor Ari Henning takes you onboard his wee-CBR …

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