Town delivers as motorcycle friendly

The first Motorcycle Friendly Town in NSW admits it declared itself before many facilities were in place, but the town is now delivering to riders. Wauchope Motorcycle Friendly Town Co-ordinator Jenny Pursehouse and committee members Nadia Stocks and Roger Fance took us on a quick tour of the town last week and showed what they […]

Waist Cinchers – Are They For You?

If you keep up with fashion trends, chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about waist cinchers. Many women have embraced the revival in corsets and waist trainers today! They have been around for 500 years or more… they’re not exactly new! Back in the day, women fought for the right to go without […]

Future of disc motorcycle wheels

Will we see disc wheels on motorcycles in the future to cut drag, increase performance, and improve handling and fuel economy? The Harley-Davidson Fat Boy has had a solid wheel for many years and there are a lot of custom aftermarket disc wheels available, but these are designed for aesthetics. Harley-Davidson Fat Boy S with […]

Fashion Fusion

How often do you encounter a situation when selection of the right kind of fashion accessory makes you go wild? Some women have such dilemmas once in a while, some once in a week, and some of them go through this daily. The question bugs "Do I look different?", "Do I look attractive enough?" Sometimes […]

Helmet camera Bill debate adjourned

Debate over a “ludicrous” ban on helmet cameras in the South Australian Parliament last week was adjourned along party lines. Shadow Minister for Police, Emergency and Correctional Services, Stephan Knoll introduced his Private Members Bill in Parliament on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Scroll to the end of this article to read the full text of […]

Speed camera fines suspended, not cancelled

Victorian Police have suspended, not cancelled, fines recorded by 55 fixed speed and red light cameras infected by “WannaCry” ransomware virus from June 6-23. Acting Deputy Commissioner Ross Guenther said almost 600 fines had been “cancelled” and “withdrawn” to retain the public confidence in the system. However, we checked with VicPol who confirmed that the […]

Oxley Highway may set safety benchmark

The famed motorcycle nirvana that is the Oxley Highway may soon set the benchmark for rider safety with some innovative safety strategies being considered. While riding the Oxley last week, I bumped into a group of road safety and transport workers at Gingers Creek. They can’t be named nor their organisations, but they were happy […]

Riding with brain cancer to Harley Heaven

We recently met brain cancer patient Joshua Chalmers on a ride to celebrate the 100th anniversary for Harley-Davidson Australia. Josh and his wife Annabelle (pictured above) had been invited on the ride as part of the company’s donation to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Together with Harley Heaven in Melbourne they also donated $100,000 and […]

Why riders should avoid road rage

There have been many You Tube videos showing riders copping the worst of a road rage incident, but in this case, the rider does seem to avoid the worst. The incident occurred on the 14 Freeway near Santa Clarita in California this week. What we don’t see is what led to the rider kicking the […]

10 Reasons Why Sandals Are Just Better Than Shoes Any Day

1. Sandals are downright fashionable. With styles that cover practically every possible reason and season, sandals never go out of style. In fact, many popular designs and styles of sandals remain lasting fashion statements year after year. 2. With sandals, foot freedom reins. Just ask any college student why they love their flip-flops. Ask a […]