Council makes ban on footpath parking permanent

A Melbourne council has voted to permanently ban motorcycles from parking on several St Kilda footpaths, but has agreed to more on-street motorcycle parking areas. Port Phillip Council introduced a six-month trial ban on motorcycle footpath parking in some areas of St Kilda in February 2016 “for the safety of pedestrians”. The ban prompted a protest […]

How to Choose Jeans

Jeans of the same size cut and color can fit one and the same woman differently, because there are just no two equal pairs of jeans. Beside, one should never forget that after you've been wearing jeans for some time they become larger, that is why you should probably buy jeans a bit smaller in […]

Touratech soft pannier system – Motorbike Writer

Are you a hard or soft pannier adventure rider? Each has its virtues and each has its disadvantages. Hard panniers can be locked, offer better protection for contents, can withstand high impacts, are easily accessed, they are quick to release and lock on, and they can even be used as camp seats when taken off. However, they are […]

Black Dog Ride heads to Tassie

The annual Black Dog Ride will head to Tassie instead of the Red Centre for the first time in eight years with bookings now open for the October/November event. It is being held in late spring rather than the usual winter timing to avoid dangerous snow and ice conditions. Riders will head to Tassie from […]

Worst Possible First Date Ideas

First dates with anyone can be daunting and exciting at the same time. Whether you’re in college and finally have a chance to hook up with that hot pre-med student, or a divorcee with two kids, you just never know what’s in store. However, a bit of planning can usually alleviate the stress associated with […]

Call for footpath parking support

Riders have been urged to show their support for footpath motorcycle parking by attending a City of Port Phillip council meeting tomorrow night (May 17,2017). In February, 2016, council began a “six-month trial ban” on footpath motorcycle parking in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda. City of Port Phillip spokeswoman Fiona Blair said at the time that the […]

Bill Davidson says Harley serious about 100 new models

Harley-Davidson is serious about developing 100 new models in the next 10 years and is not just grabbing headlines, says Bill Davidson, great grandson of founder William A. Davidson. Early this year company boss Matt Levatich said they would unveil 50 new models in five years and last month updated that comment to 100 new […]

Sisters on Steel ride for peace

Female riders group Sisters on Steel is celebrating its third anniversary next month of riding and advocating against domestic violence. The Sisters on Steel Social Motorcycle Club was established in 2015 by “Raven” and now has six chapters: Far North Qld, South Coast Brisbane Qld, Townsville North Qld, Hunter Region NSW, Riverina Region NSW and […]

Open letter to car drivers from riders

To all car drivers, Very soon and filtering will be legal in all states of Australia, allowing riders to slip through stationary and slow-moving traffic. But don’t hate motorcycle riders or be jealous of us. Be thankful that we are there as we are making the roads better for you! Jealousy Some of you drivers seem to […]

Royal Enfield tests GT750 retro bike

Royal Enfield is testing its upcoming GT750 in India and motorcycle websites are full of spy shots of the bike out on the streets of Chennai. While there is no confirmation of the engine size which could be 650 or 750cc, we can see from these BikesMedia photos, that it has a similar frame and […]