We're deeply saddened to learn that Massimo Tamburini has died. The great motorcycle engineer and designer passed away two days ago aged 70. He was the man behind the gorgeous Ducati 916 and f..

Eleven new motorcycles will be on debut at this weekend's Brisbane Moto Expo ( as BMW, BRP, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Triumph, Vespa/Piaggio, Victory and Yama..

We made a bad blue in issue 99’s comparison of the KTM 1190 Adventure and BMW R1200GS. In the story, we wrongly said the KTM cost $4000 more than its actual price of $20,995 (though at ..

Speed limits should be set by motorists, not anonymous unelected bureaucrats, says David Leyonhjelm, Liberal Democratic Party Senator-elect. Writing in today’s Financial Review, he said..



Get your nominations in now for 2012

It’s time to give something back to the many people out there who make motorcycle  travel more enjoyable for us. We here at Australian Road Rider and Cruiser+Trike are doing our bit by creating the annual ARR/C+T Australian Motorcycle Tourism Award...





Yamaha FZ1N

Yamaha’s FZ1N (for “naked”; there’s also a half-faired S version) and bikes like it are essentially older versions of the company’s supersports bike with the fairing peeled off and the engine detuned to make it more versatile...

Luggage options

The choice is yours with soft luggage


The boss has plenty of time to think under his helmet. Some thoughts even make sense...

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  2. The one in the middle Mick Matheson 07-Nov-2013
  3. Flaws in bikie laws Mick Matheson 23-Oct-2013
  4. 750,000 bikes can't be wrong! Mick Matheson 25-Jul-2013
  5. Of helmets and bug catchers Mick Matheson 16-Jul-2013

  • - BMW R1200GS
  • - Yamaha FZ6R
  • - Win a Yamaha Bolt
    & a USA tour
  • - Veteran collection — 100 year old bikes
  • ... plus much MUCH more!!!
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