Helmet cameras make roads safer

Video from helmet cameras will not only provide evidence of an incident but should make roads safer by encouraging compliance with the road rules by both riders and drivers. The comments were made in South Australian Parliament by Peter Treloar Member for Flinders (LNP) who was speaking to the Road Traffic (Helmets) Amendment Bill which […]

Boho Style – The Chic of The 60’s Is Back

Now is your chance to bring the hippie era back in fine fashion. Boho chic has never been more appealing than it is right now. And what better way to round off your hippie style than with bohemian fashion jewelry. Every woman knows that this is the true measure of style and every man will […]

Meet our new Ducati GT1000 project bike

Our Honda CX500 project bike has gone to a happy new owner and we are now working on our next project, a 2006 Ducati GT1000. I first tested a GT1000 more than a decade ago and fell in love with its torquey engine. However, the suspension was horrible on anything less than a billiard-table surface. […]

Ducati brings out the ugly stick

Ducati has rolled out an ugly new MotoGP fairing that sparks concerns it could be included on the new V4 sportsbike to be unveiled on September 7 before the Missano MotoGP. Even though Ducati makes some beautiful bikes, they have been guilty of some unsightly bikes in the past – the 906 Paso, 999 and […]

2018 Honda Goldwing goes radical

Radical hub-centre steering, traction control, cornering ABS, electronic suspension, engine modes and a whole new frame are believed to be coming for the 2018 Honda Goldwing. Since the six-cylinder GL1800 was introduced in 2001, it as only received cosmetic updates, an airbag option and the addition of stripped down F6B and F6C models. F6B F6C […]

Riders blocking vehicles from passing

Video has emerged of two motorcycle riders allegedly blocking drivers from passing them on purpose. The incident was recorded on dashcam on the Bruce Highway on Sunday between Maryborough and Childers, Queensland, and posted on the local “brickbats and bouquets” Facebook closed page. However, you can view the video on the Bundaberg News Mail website […]

What is the best rider eye protection?

In some states of the USA riders don’t have to wear a helmet, but they must have eye protection, while helmets are mandatory in Australia and glasses are not. It seems strange that eye protection has not been made mandatory in our nanny state. After all, your eyes are the most important thing to protect […]

Five more countries become Distinguished

Albania, Kuwait, Monaco, Nicaragua, and Ukraine join the line-up of distinguished countries involved in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride which this year. The 2017 DGR on September 24 is expected to involve more than 600 cities, about 70,000 riders and 95 countries and raise an expected $US 5 million for cancer research, says spokesman Stephen Broholm. […]

Residents rebel against ‘hoon riders’

Residents on popular motorcycle routes are starting to rebel against what they see as ‘hoon riders’ invading their weekend country peace and quite. In the latest move, Mt Mee residents in Brisbane’s west have called for concealed surveillance cameras, point-to-point speed cameras, more 60km/h zones, traffic claiming, TruCAM laser speed guns fitted in police patrol […]