All quiet on the Suzuki Motorcycles front

Suzuki Motorcycles was strangely quiet at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, perhaps keeping its powered dry for the EICMA show in Milan next month. While the other Japanese manufacturers displayed hi-tech, hybrid, electric, retro, leaning three-wheelers, retros, cars and even a pick-up tuck, Suzuki had nothing much new in Tokyo. All they had were some […]

Singapore bans new cars and motorbikes

Overcrowded Singapore has missed a golden opportunity to solve its traffic problems with its ban on new cars and motorcycles unless it is to replace an existing vehicle. The problem with Singapore’s crowded streets and lack of parking is not motorcycles, but cars. And many of them are massive luxury cars like Ferraris and Lamborghinis […]

Yamaha branching out from bikes

Yamaha Motor seems to be branching out from motorcycles and scooters with the addition of a leaning three- and four-wheelers and even a pick-up truck! On the Japanese manufacturer’s stand at the Tokyo Motor Show yesterday was this electric-powered pick-up truck called the Cross Hub Concept. It isn’t their first foray into four wheels. They have developed […]

Kawasaki Ninja 400 replaces 300

The Kawasaki Ninja 400 could be just what the Japanese manufacturer needs to get its most popular learner-approved motorcycle back on the top-seller’s list. The Ninja 300 ruled in Australia for a few years from its introduction in 2013. However, it has been surpassed in recent years by other small-capacity learner bikes from the other […]

Ten Great Vampire Movies

I'm a big fan of horror movies, and especially of a good vampire movie. While there are tons of cheap crap vampire movies out there, there are also a wide array of great movies that, best of all, vary in style from one film to another. The trouble with making a top ten list for […]

World champ Troy Corser returns for classic

Australia’s two-time world superbike champion Troy Corser will make his first local appearance in nearly seven years for the 2018 Phillip Island Classic. Troy will head the Aussie squad in the blue-chip International Challenge teams’ event to end the three-year domination by the Jeremy McWilliams-led United Kingdom. Teams from New Zealand and America will also […]

Maximum life sentence for killer drivers

Should dangerous drivers who cause death while using their mobile phones or speeding face a life sentence as is now the case in the United Kingdom? The UK maximum sentence is the toughest in the world for at-fault drivers in distracted driving crashes. It is equivalent to the penalty for manslaughter. The previous maximum penalty […]

5 ways to improve Bluetooth sound

Many riders now have Bluetooth intercom units in their helmets to talk to other riders, take and make phone calls and listen to music, but the sound quality isn’t great. Others think it is ridiculous and unsafe to have music or conversations while riding. They ride to enjoy the “solitude”. If you do like some […]

Guy Martin proves skill beats power

This video of a Suzuki Hayabusa rider trying to keep up with Guy Martin on a Honda Africa Twin shows you don’t need a powerful sports bike to go fast, just skill! The YouTube video was posted yesterday by rider Justin Price in the “comedy” category after a Time Attack track day at Calder Park, […]