Ducati adventure training and treks

Now that Ducati’s adventure range of Multistradas and Scramblers are their most popular sellers, they are offering adventure training courses and treks. They call it Ducati Adventure Riding Experience (D-A-R-E) and it includes off-road training courses by Motor School and expeditions. It sounds very much like what BMW has been doing with their GS Safaris […]

Midsoles – EVA Versus PU

When deciding which running shoe to buy, perhaps the most important feature of the shoe is its midsole. You can’t see the midsole (it is sandwiched between the outsole and the insole), but it is largely responsible for the cushioning your feet, knees, hips and entire body receive each time your feet hit the ground. […]

Moto Guzzi V7 III plays catch-up

Moto Guzzi has gone into its third iteration of the modern V7 and added a limited edition Anniversario V7 III (pictured above) to celebrate 50 years of the range. Australian importers PS Imports have announced that the Moto Guzzi V7 III will arrive in dealerships in June with very attractive price tags. Indicative pricing at […]

Revolutionary Vozz Helmets return to stores

Revolutionary Australian-designed Vozz Helmets which have no chin strap are returning to the shelves after a long hiatus for updates and European approval. They still cost $888, but the new ECE 22.05 certified RS 1.0 helmets are claimed to be more comfortable, quieter with a more secure seal. When we tested one early last year […]

Modern Hair Brushes to Style Every Kind of Hair

Many years ago women thought that the recipe for beautiful hair was to brush it nightly 100 times. Today we know that this amount of brushing is not a good thing as it could damage the hair. Now we have advanced hair care products to suit every possible type of hair and solutions to every […]

Harley-Davidson trikes coming soon – Motorbike Writer

The long wait for Harley-Davidson trikes, including the new hot-rod Freewheeler (pictured above), is finally over for Australian riders. The Tri-Glide Ultra will cost $50,995 rideaway and the Freewheeler $40,250 when they arrive in Harley dealerships from October 2017. Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand boss Nigel Keough says the lengthy delay has been in securing Australian Design Rule compliance. […]

Most important motorcycle tool – Motorbike Writer

What is the most important tool any motorcycle rider can cary with them? We’ll cheat and say a multi-tool such as a Victorinox Swiss Army knife. Apart from having a number of useful functions, the tool is small and conveniently folds up into a shape that should not cause any injury to you in a […]

An Introduction To Hats

Through history, humans have always covered their heads. In the beginning, people wore hats for only functional reasons. During bad weather, people would wear hats to protect themselves from the elements. During cold weather hats helped prevent the loss of body heat, especially when you consider that 85 percent of our body heat can be […]

Troy Bayliss Classic suspended – Motorbike Writer

Increased operating costs and an underwhelming turnout for the Troy Bayliss Classic in Taree in January 2017 have forced organisers to suspend the event in 2018. For the past five years Troy Bayliss Events has been attracting a good crowd with a host of superstar guest riders from around the world to the small Taree […]