Safety Barriers – a Barrier to Rider Safety?

The Motorcyclists Side of Safety Barriers In a tragic accident in Victoria last week a truck driver was killed on the Princes Freeway when his truck rolled over after hitting a wire-rope barrier. This tragic accident re-ignited once again the debate about safety barriers. Although no rider was involved in...
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Safety Barriers – a Barrier to Rider Safety?

EICMA 2019 – Day 2

Yesterday I covered day 1 of the EICMA 2019 show in Milan, with plenty of new models and exciting news. In today’s post I will add a few models which did not make it to my coverage yesterday, as well as new models unveiled on day 2. Kawasaki In addition...
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EICMA 2019 – Day 2

EICMA 2019 – Day 1

EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo e Motociclo) is the world’s leading event for motorcycles and two wheelers, held annually in Milan, Italy. It is the world’s most important motorcycle show and this year is the 77th year the event is being held. Vendors use EICMA to showcase new bike models, products,...
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EICMA 2019 – Day 1

Honda Unveils the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade

The Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade unveiled today is a huge leap for Honda, placing the Fireblade at the front of the Superbikes with 217.6 kW, edge assemblies and leading electronics in its category. On the eve of the EICMA 2019 opening, Honda unveiled the new 2020 Fireblade, which breaks Honda's conventions...
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Honda Unveils the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade

Yamaha Unveils 2020 Models

Yamaha Pre EICMA Release A day before the official opening of EICMA 2019 Yamaha released a “backstage” video unveiling their 2020 models. The #YamahaBackstage video, which was streamed online, showed models already announced by the company in recent weeks (MT-125, MT-03, Tricity and R1), as well as two new announcements:...
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Yamaha Unveils 2020 Models

Ride Sunday Australia – Riding for Men’s Health – 10th Nov 2019

Ride Sunday is an annual charity event raising funds for the world’s biggest men’s health charity - The Movember Foundation. On Sunday 10th of November riders all around Australia will ride to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s mental health. The event is in its...
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Ride Sunday Australia – Riding for Men’s Health – 10th Nov 2019

Cros Francis – The Rise of a Riding Star

Australia has a long history of producing top motorcycle riders and champions. We do not discriminate - over the years our riders topped all categories: Superbikes, Moto3, MotoGP, Motocross, Endurance, Dakar Rally and more. Our list of champions is extensive and includes legends such as Mick Doohan, Wayne Gardner, Casey...
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Cros Francis – The Rise of a Riding Star

The Ability to Take Responsibility

What is the first question most of us ask when we hear of a motorbike accident? I would say it’s most definitely “is the rider ok?”. The next questions tend to be along the line of “what has happened?” and “how did it happen?”. Because in our minds we try...
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The Ability to Take Responsibility



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