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TVS suggests hybrid motorcycle future

Indian motorcycle company TVS Motor Company, which makes the G 310 R and G 310 GS for BMW, seems to be planning on a hybrid future for motorcycles. Hybrid cars such as the Toyota Prius have around for a long time. While there have been hints from motorcycle companies about …

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Win passes to Winton historic races

Historic races are very becoming popular so we are giving away five double passes to the  42nd Historic Winton in May to lucky readers. To win, simply CLICK HERE to send us an email. Type “Winton” in the subject field and include your postal address in the email. Historic Winton …

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Thieves torched vintage Triumph Thunderbird

Brazen British thieves have torched a vintage Triumph Thunderbird in an Instagram video because the owner wouldn’t pay a £1000 ($A1765) ransom. The video was posted on the closed-group Instagram account “biketakerrr”, sparking calls for the social media network to prevent criminal acts being posted and to help police find …

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Protest ride over wire rope barriers

All riders concerned about the proliferation of wire rope barriers are invited to join a protest ride in Victoria on May 8, 2018. Independent Riders Group (IRG) spokesman Damien Codognotto has been vocal about his rejection of the wire rope barriers and has organised the ride. However, he says it …

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Chain Monkey wins Dragon’s Den

The Chain Monkey invention which is claimed to increase motorcycle chain life has won the British Dragon’s Den competition and is now keen to expand in Australia. Chain Monkey, made by Tru-Tension, is currently sold and distributed by Andy Strapz. However managing director Chris Frappell from Bristol says he is …

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Whisky celebrates Burt Munro record

New Zealand Whisky Collection has launched a special blend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kiwi legend Burt Munro’s speed record. The whisky is called the Spirit of Munro, named after Burt’s 1920 Indian Scout and will cost about $NZ184.71 to match his 184.71mph land speed record. The batch contains …

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KTM recalls 690 Duke over fuel leak

KTM has issued a global recall of 690 Duke and 690 Duke R models made since 2016 over a potential fuel leak. There is no word yet from KTM Australia about whether it affects Australian bikes or whether they will do an official recall notice or an in-service fix when owners …

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Blipping throttle stalls Thruxton

Blipping the throttle while the clutch is in may make 2016-18 Triumph Thruxton and Thruxton R engines stall. Triumph has issued a global recall for a free recalibration of the engine management software on affected bikes. Owners will be advised and official recall notices are expected to be issued. This …

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Singer Jay Kay sells two motorcycles

Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay is known for his love of fast cars, but he also has a passion for motorcycles after gaining his licence in 2003. However, he has so many cars and bikes, he’s now slimming down his bike collection by selling two at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Classic …

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