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Suzuki’s New Generation GSX-R1000 / GSX-S1000 Models In High Demand

Suzuki’s New Generation GSX-R1000 / GSX-S1000 Models In High Demand

With over a million bikes sold in the 30 years since the GSX-R was first introduced and 15 years since the GSX-R1000 morphed the sportbike category, Suzuki’s 6th-generation GSX-R1000 is redefining the definition of “Superbike”. September 7th was Australia’s official release date and the first shipment of the GSX-R1000 is already nearly sold out. Suzuki […]

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Rossi’s Training Accident Ensured Two Things.

Rossi’s Training Accident Ensured Two Things.

Valentino Rossi broke his right leg whilst training. This ensured two things. Firstly, it ended his vision of winning another MotoGP title this year. And second, it started a social media frenzy on why he is risking his career by training on dirt bikes, because “doesn’t he know they are dangerous to ride” This is not […]

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On-Road Motorcycle Rider Training Program Returns To the Gold Coast

On-Road Motorcycle Rider Training Program Returns To the Gold Coast

There have been plenty of calls in recent times for an affordable road based rider training program to be re-introduced on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Rising crash rates and increased injuries and fatalities in the region have created concern among both authorities and rider groups. As fatalities in the region reach numbers not seen in almost 10 […]

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Stroud And Britten To Team Up For This Year’s Island Classic

Stroud And Britten To Team Up For This Year’s Island Classic

Nine-time NZ superbike champion Andrew Stroud will ride at this year’s Island Classic on board a Britten V1000. In its 24th consecutive year, the Island Classic is fiercely contested between international rivals Australia, the UK, USA, New Zealand and Ireland with a points score challenge for the perpetual Phil Irving trophy. Five national squads will race in this year’s International […]

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Emergency Phones For Oxley Highway

Emergency Phones For Oxley Highway

Five solar powered satellite phones have been installed along the Oxley Highway in NSW to improve emergency response times and potentially save lives. State Member for the NSW seat of Oxley, Melinda Pavey, announced on the 15th November 2016 that the emergency solar powered satellite phones would be installed. The phones have now been installed at various […]

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