Two wheels makes riders safest motorists

A British survey has found that riding a motorcycle makes you safer on a bicycle and vice versa, while other surveys show riders are the safest motorists. The latest survey, commissioned by British motorbike insurance company Carole Nash found that 58% said being a motorcyclist helped them to be safer on a bicycle. It also found […]

Fall and Winter Style Staples

There are a few items that us ladies must have to set the foundation for a stylish and versatile winter wardrobe. Of course, these are just a few basics that will stretch your winter wardrobe and allow you to mix and match pieces to create the allusion of a huge wardrobe. The Sheath Dress I […]

Triumph increasing Indian production – Motorbike Writer

Triumph Motorcycles is increasing assembly in India to keep pace with the rapidly growing local market, now the largest in the world. While Triumph build several models for export in their Thailand facility, there is no talk that the assembly factory at Manesar will supply any markets outside of the country. They currently make about 20% […]

Profit From Recharging Your Batteries

Here we are at the end of summer, and I've had a fine time. My summer has been a great balance of work and play. When I planned my three-week vacation, my work calendar looked rather empty and I was a little worried. Now I see that I protected a lot of time to have […]

MV Agusta unveils first RVS model

MV Agusta has released a video and details of its first limited-edition RVS model from its Reparto Veicoli Speciali which is Italian for special vehicles department. The RVS#1 will be hand-built on the new ‘special vehicles’ production line at MV’s Schiranna factory in Varese, Italy.  RVS factory MV Agusta has struggled with financial difficulties in the […]

Road safety a shared duty, RACQ

A high incidence of motorcycle fatalities and injuries in Queensland has prompted the RACQ to issue a double-sided flyer about the shared duty of road safety. It’s a welcome relief from education programs or advertising campaigns that only point the finger at riders. Motorcyclists have long called for drivers to be educated about them. By the […]

Call for flexible motorcycle parking rules

Recent incidents involving motorcycle parking highlight the difficulties riders face in finding safe and legal parking in city areas and the need for law makers to be more flexible. Case 1 Gympie rider Lance Wensley (pictured above) was recently fined $48 for parking between two cars to avoid taking up a car space. Lance was fined […]

Goatees, Beards, Moustaches and Sideburns

Goatee has recently become synonymous with the younger generation. In India, especially in the Southern parts, that too in Kerala particularly, young men have recently developed a tendency to grow goatees or French beard. The term goatee has perhaps evolved from the tuft of hair as grown on the chin of goats. Usually men are […]

Comeback for under-seat exhausts? – Motorbike Writer

Honda has filed a patent for a V4 sports bike with an under-seat exhaust similar to those popular a couple of decades ago, signalling a possible return of the fashion. Racing bikes began using under-seat exhausts in the 1970s for a number of reasons: to cut drag, improve balance, place the outlet in the bike’s […]

Aprilia price rise for Tuono and RSV4

Aprilia Australia has announced a $500 price rise on the new Tuono and RSV4 models arriving in showrooms at the end of June. The new prices are: Tuono RR $22,490, Tuono Factory $25,490, RSV4 RR $24,990 and the RF Superpole $30,790. Tuono updates Tuono V4 1100 RR For 2017, the Tuono V4 1100 RR and Tuono V4 […]