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Toby Price wins rally and kiss, loses mullet

Australia’s Toby Price has scored his second Dakar Rally win in a nail-biting finish and won a kiss from KTM Factory teammate Laia Sainz, but will lose his trademark mullet. Click here to send your congratulations to Toby. Toby only won one stage of the rally, the penultimate leg yesterday, …

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Should cyclists wear identification?

The Tasmanian Motorcycle Council (TMC) has called for free identification numbers, not registration, for cyclists over 18 so their traffic offences can be reported and riders fined. It’s an old complaint about cyclists disobeying road rules and not being fined that surfaces every now and then. Council president Paul Bullock …

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Water to cool melting tar in heatwave

Water will be sprayed over the Oxley Highway in the next few days as the road melts even more in the current heatwave conditions. The road began melting in December in 31C heat and is now melting even more as temperature soar higher. Save the Oxley campaigner Ken Healey says …

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Parking spaces replaced during work

One hundred motorcycle parking spaces in Brisbane’s CBD will close from next week for about seven months during casino development work and be replaced by the same number of spaces elsewhere in the city. The North Quay riverside lane and footpath parking spaces between Tank and Ann Streets are expected …

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What does time mean to an easy rider?

Peter Fonda famously throws away his watch in the cult 1969 movie Easy Rider, starting a fad with riders and other travellers to discard their watches and disregard the constraints of time. A watch is a symbol of “the man”, society and capitalism that constrain us. Motorcycles are freedom machines …

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TomTom Rider 550 unveils hidden gem

If it wasn’t for the ride-sharing and mountain and wriggly route options on our TomTom Rider 550 GPS we might never have discovered a hidden gem of a mountain road. Riding partner and map expert Peter “Worldmapman” Davis recently reviewed the TomTom Rider 550 for us and has been using it …

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