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Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter Prototype Revealed

Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter

Harley-Davidson have been busy working on their electric motorcycles and now the company has released a photo of their future electric scooter. The new urban scooter is meant to be unique, fresh and different, so it can attract a new, younger “audience”. Very few details about the scooter have been revealed since it was first […]

Season’s Greetings

OzRider Happy Holidays

OzRider wishes you all a Happy Holidays, Happy Festive Season, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Summer and Happy Solstice. Plenty of reasons for a celebration. I would also like to say a big THANK YOU to all of you, for reading, commenting, following, liking and sharing my articles. Double Demerits As usual […]

2019 Was Not a Good Year for Rider Fatality

Bike Accidents

2019 is nearly over and it does not look like a good year in terms of motorcycle accidents and fatalities. Across most states the number of fatal motorcycle accidents has increased. This is despite a decline in the number of motorcycle sales, which continues from previous years. Fatal Motorcycle Accidents – State by State We […]

It’s a Parking Nightmare

Druitt Street

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, such as North Sydney (particularly […]

Beware of Counterfeit Helmets

Helmet

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 motorcycle safety gear. In recent […]

Safety Barriers – a Barrier to Rider Safety?

Motorcyclist Protective Rail

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 this accident it has once […]