Deals on West Coast motorcycle rental

If you are planning a ride on the West Coast of North America this northern 2017 spring, MotoQuest has some great “transporter” rental deals. These cheap “transporter” rental deals come up from time to time with American rental companies who want to transport bikes back in the other direction from one-way rentals. There are probably also some […]

Kawasaki offers free KLR650 luggage

Kawasaki is currently doing a great deal that makes the versatile go-anywhere 2017 KLR650 adventurer even more attractive. Buy the bike now and they will throw in a free luggage kit valued at more than $800. It includes soft saddlebags, matching tank bag and tail bag, so you can carry a lot of gear. The […]

Di Jones tackles Superbike championships

Brisbane rider Di Jones, is another “superwoman” taking on the men in the premier racing divisions in two Australian motorcycle road racing championships. She competes this weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park in the Australasian Superbike Championship as the sole woman in the FX C&D grade and Formula Oz classes. Meanwhile, Sydney Detective Sergeant Ashlee De […]

Is the Tri Pod a car or motorcycle?

These Tri Pod cars are registered as a motorcycle in a motorcycle category vehicle (L cat), have a motorcycle engine, accelerate like a motorcycle, weigh the same as a Harley and are bought by motorcyclists. They are even designed and built by a motorcyclist, Andrew Hutchison of the Sunshine Coast. Yet most people would consider […]

How to Plan Your Company's Dress Code

One of the millions of a growing small business is the point at which you decide you need a dress code. It was all in good fun when you were just a shoestring start-up in a tiny store-front, and there was just five of you running around in jeans and polo shirts. But now you […]

Rider defends standing on footpegs

A young rider has successfully defended a fine for standing on the footpegs after NSW police deemed it unsafe. Over the past couple of years, all Australians states have changed the road rules to allow motorcycle riders to stand on the footpegs, with the caveat “when it is safe to do so”, or similar wording. Motorcycle Council of […]

Motorcycle indicator gloves seek funding

Recently we highlighted motorcycle gloves with a built-in GPS and now SignalWear has launched Smart Signal Blinking Gloves with LED indicator signals inserted in the back. Read about the GPS gloves here. SignalWear CEO and co-founder Troy De Baca says they also hope to launch a GPS version with the chevron signals showing the rider which […]

Yamaha XSR900 wins design award

Yamaha has scored its second prestigious Red Dot design award, this time for its XSR900. It was the only motorcycle company to score an award this year. The annual Red Dot Award, considered the supreme design honour, is held in Essen, Germany where products from 54 countries are judged by 39 experts from around the world. […]

Honda Red Sale continues discount war

Honda has embarked on a discount war over the past year in an effort to return to the top of the road bike sales after Harley-Davidson has repeatedly topped the list. We suspect with the motorcycle industry first-quarter results due in the next couple of days that the news isn’t great for Honda. That’s why they are […]