Italian Tacita electric cruiser preview

Italian electric motorcycle company Tacita has launched an electric cruiser. It looks a lot like a Harley-Davidson Street 500 and has a turbine sound similar to the Harley electric Livewire. The T-Cruise was launched in the USA this week and is featured in this video where you can hear its turbine sound and see it performing […]

goLock Venture warns riders of tampering

You can leave your gear locked on your motorbike with the goLock Venture and receive a warning over your phone if someone tries to tamper with it. The goLock Venture also has LED lights and a loud alarm to deter thieves. It will be available for $US239.95 (about $A305) from February 2018 or ordered from […]

Should Sikhs be exempt from helmets?

Turban-wearing Sikhs should be exempt from wearing a helmet while riding motorcycles on streets posted up to 60km/h, say a group of NSW Sikhs. The Central Coast of NSW Sikhs are campaigning to Coffs Coast Council for the right to not wear helmets. They are not fighting the ruling on humanitarian or religious grounds, but the inconvenience […]

Skully Fenix AR replaces HUD helmet

The defunct Skully AR-1 head-up display helmet will be replaced by an updated Fenix AR helmet in the middle of 2018. Skully Inc infamously crashed in July 2016 after the founders blew their $US2.4m crowd funding on fast cars and fast women. The new company, Skully Technologies, run by brothers Ivan and Rafael Contreras, launched a website […]

100 best and worst cities for commuting

Commuting is easier and safer in Perth than any other Australian city, while Sydney is the worst, according to a German traffic study. While lane filtering now allows riders to dodge the worst of the daily commute, riders still face commuting costs of fuel and parking, traffic crashes and road rage. German automotive website, Kfzteile24, […]

Suzuki SV650X cafe racer concept

Suzuki has unveiled its SV650X cafe racer concept to be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October 2017. But don’t get too excited. Suzuki revealed a SV650 Rally Concept at the 2016 Tokyo Motor Show but a production never resulted. Instead, there was a special scrambler kit issued. Suzuki SV650 scrambler kit Perhaps […]

Skully HUD helmet set to return?

Skully — the world’s first commercially available HUD helmet — may return after it crashed in July 2016 when the founders blew their crowd funding on fast cars and fast women. A new company, called Skully Technologies, has launched a website that features the words “determined to make it right”. It seems to be a promise to […]

Are you ready for Ride to Work Week?

With less than two weeks before the first National Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Week, the only official event is a NSW Ride to Work Day on October 11, 2017. The event is part of the Motorcycle Council of NSW’s Motorcycle Awareness Month which will be launched with a 145km ride from Berowra to Cessnock. The launch […]

BMW G 301 GS cheapest GS yet

The cheapest GS yet is the new BMW G 310 GS at just $6900 plus on-road costs arriving in mid-October 2017. The G 310 GS will be available in “Cosmic” black, “Racing” red and “Pearl” white metallic, the latter adding $75 to the price. We’re not sure why certain colours cost more, but BMW Motorrad […]

Is Honda Goldwing going hybrid?

A hybrid four-cylinder Honda Goldwing could be revealed next month, but leaked photos show the traditional flat six engine. The 2018 Goldwing will be unveiled on October 24 ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show. However, these leaked photos confirm what we already new from a very early spy photo. It will have hub-centre steering with a […]