Entering the Dakar for the fourth time this year makes 41 year old Rodney Faggotter the most experienced of the three Aussies contesting the event. Rodney’s debut in the Dakar came in 2012 when he had the chance to race alongside veteran David Schwarz. He learned just how tough the race can be to finish in Stage […]
Of all the ways to do the Dakar – the Marathon class (Malle Moto) would have to be the toughest. No support crew, no mechanic, no one to put your tent up and sort out your riding gear for the next day, no assistance at all – just the bike, the rider and a metal chest […]
With the start of the 2018 Dakar just days away, we thought we’d start our coverage with some background information on the Australians competing in the motorcycle division. This year 3 Aussies have made the commitment to tackle the Dakar – recognised as the toughest motorsport event in the world – on bikes. Toby Price […]
Kawasaki bikes recalled over possible ECU fault. A possible fault with the Electronic Control Unit has prompted the recall of select Kawasaki models by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The recall notice affects the Kawasaki BR125 – more commonly known as the Z125 PRO – including JHF, JFHA and JJFB variants. However, since the recall was […]
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Gas Gas continue dealer network expansion in Australia and New Zealand. Spanish motorcycle company Gas Gas has appointed Urban Moto Imports as the new distributor for their enduro and trials motorcycle range in New Zealand. Urban Moto Imports announced the distribution of the Gas Gas enduro range in Australia earlier in 2017, and will now […]
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