Honda Africa Twin Rally coming soon?

Honda’s new CRF1000L adventure bike has been a hit and now it seems an Africa Twin Rally production version is about to hit the market with more power and less weight. It was first shown at the Milan motorcycle show in November as the Enduro Sports model. Now it has appeared in Italy as a production […]

An Introduction to Tattoos

Tattoos… Everyone has a different reaction to that word. It always got my attention. I think the first one I saw on a live person, was my cousins. I must have been 7 or 8 years old. He had a funny caricature of a devil on his arm with “born to raise hell” written over […]

Discount motorcycle tour to Himalayas

If you’ve ever wanted to ride to the Himalayas on the highest road in the world, now is the time to book with Royal Bike Riders of India and tick the tour off your bucket list. They are generously offering Motorbike Writer readers a massive 20% discount on their Top of the Himalayas motorcycle tour from August […]

History of the Suzuki A50 Motorcycle

The Suzuki A50 (1971 – 76) was a simple idea to create a 49cc clone of their immensely popular A 100 commuter motorcycle. That 100cc bike had proved to be highly popular as a basic, reliable ride around town. Suzuki kept the A 100 frame and specs as they were, only replacing the engine. This […]

Motorcyclists riding on egg shells?

Will riders of the future be riding on tyres made from egg shells and tomatoes? In Australia alone, 48 million used tyres are disposed of each year with two out of every three going to landfill, illegally dumped, sent overseas or simply stockpiled. Only 16% is recycled. It’s a huge environmental issue. Now Ohio State […]

Is the Custom Motorcycle Industry Dead?

When Jesse James and his West Coast Choppers first appeared on the Discovery channel the world got a small taste of what custom motorcycles were all about. The economy was good and many men started to dream about having their own custom bike. Of course many of them being upper middle class soccer dads thought […]

Czech Čezeta 506 scooter goes electric

After a 50-year gap, Czech scooter brand Čezeta has revived the iconic torpedo-shaped 506 scooter, but now as an electric vehicle. Čezeta built scooters from 1957 to 1964 as a subsidiary of Česká Zbrojovka Strakonice (ČZ) which made motorcycles from 1935 to 1997. Production resumed in 2013 with the prototype of the retro-style Type 506 […]

Is Hot Yoga Good For Kids and Teens?

Is heated yoga cool for kids? Seems that this hot secret is finally out: kids can benefit from hot yoga as much as adults. And even more so. As such, many hot yoga studios are seeing an uptick in the attendance of youngsters, particularly tweens. On the physical level, yoga has been shown to enhance […]

GS Safari joins 2017 motorcycle TV shows

The 2016 BMW GS Safari around the NSW-Queensland border joins other motorcycle shows on Australian TV in 2017. A nine-person TV crew rode along with the 200 Safari riders in November 2017 to record enough material for a five-part series. BMW Group Australia spokeswoman Stephanie Harding says it will screen on 7 Mate on Saturdays from 9.30am […]

Which Spanx Thigh Slimmers Offer the Most Control?

Have you always wondered which Spanx thigh slimmers offer the strongest levels of control? Here is a breakdown of the slimming levels of Spanx so you know which are right for you. When you are deciding on shapewear to make your hips, thighs, and bum look slim – it can be confusing to know which […]