The Annual Sydneys Riders Santa Ride for the Bear Cottage 2019

One of the lesser known facts about the motorbike riding community is the phenomenal number of charity rides it organises. Practically every weekend there’s charity rides somewhere in Australia. Riders get together and raise funds for good causes. From cancer research to mental health support, supporting bushfires victims and firefighters,...
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The Annual Sydneys Riders Santa Ride for the Bear Cottage 2019

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Flying Motorcycle!

Photos: Jetpack Aviation The Speeder Australian innovator David Mayman is the founder and CEO of Jetpack Aviation. His company recently managed to raise US$2 million to build the world’s first flying motorcycle - the Speeder. David is no stranger to aerial innovations. His company has already developed an actual Jetpack,...
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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Flying Motorcycle!

It’s a Parking Nightmare

Photos: Yuval Avrahami There’s a chronic shortage of motorcycle parking in Sydney’s CBD. Insufficient numbers of designated motorcycle parking, as well as overcrowded designated spots, are a real problem for riders. The problem is not unique to the CBD. Similar problems exist in other major centres in the Sydney metro,...
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It’s a Parking Nightmare

New Mobile Phone Detecting Cameras In Operation This Weekend!

Back in July 2019 we reported that new mobile phone detecting cameras have been trialled in NSW. According to Channel 9 News the new cameras will go live this weekend! Both fixed and mobile cameras will be rolled out, with the location of the fixed cameras undisclosed New Camera Technology...
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New Mobile Phone Detecting Cameras In Operation This Weekend!

Beware of Counterfeit Helmets

It’s hard to beat the convenience of online shopping. Compared with traditional in-store shopping, online shopping offers a much wider variety and choice of products/models, users’ reviews, cheaper prices and often free shipping. Unfortunately the popularity of online shopping has also increased the number of counterfeit products sold online, including...
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Beware of Counterfeit Helmets

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



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