No enforcement at police education campaign
There was “no sign of enforcement” on the first of a two-day police and emergency services motorcycle road safety education campaign with riders on the Gold Coast hinterland. The campaign continues Sunday (25 August 2019) at the Numinbah Valley School of Arts Hall from 7am-1pm, run by the Nerang Police Station and Coomera Road Policing Unit. Nerang ... The post No enforcement at police education campaign appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Missing rider’s son fears accident
Paul Mulder, son of missing rider Siemon, says he and his father (pictured above) often went on rides and he was a competent rider, but he fears he may have had an accident. The search for Siemon is now in its fifth day after he went missing on Monday (19 August 2019). The 66-year-old Sandgate ... The post Missing rider’s son fears accident appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Corbin adds more motorcycle seats
American company Corbin has been easing saddle sores for years with their handcrafted seats for a multitude of bike brands and models. Standard motorcycle seats are usually appalling quality with soft foam that provides no support or comfort. They are usually cheap and very uncomfortable. You have to buy expensive models before you get a ... The post Corbin adds more motorcycle seats appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Handlebar petition needs signatures
A petition to relax motorcycle handlebar height rules is falling short and is in need of more signatures before its closing date on 4 October 2019. Petition organiser Jason Gilks, Gold Coast handlebar manufacturer Burleigh Bars Australia, says they have only 3000 signatures and need 10,000 for the issue to be debated in Parliament, otherwise it will be ... The post Handlebar petition needs signatures appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Desperate plea to find missing rider
The family of missing rider Siemon Mulder (right in photo) has made a desperate plea to South East Queensland riders to spend this weekend searching for him. Colin Francis, whose son is set to marry Siemon’s daughter on August 31, says they are hoping SEQ riders can help “bring Siemon home”. The 66-year-old Sandgate rider ... The post Desperate plea to find missing rider appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Aldi claims safest motorcycle gear yet
Aldi claims this year’s annual motorcycle gear sale will feature their safest gear yet with their $189 leather jacket being the most popular buy. The sale is usually held in the first couple of Saturdays of August, but has been delayed this year until 31 August 2019, starting at 8.30am. “Every year we work to improve the ... The post Aldi claims safest motorcycle gear yet appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Benelli 502C is a LAMS urban cruiser
Benelli 502C fits into a category of bike roughly referred to as an urban cruiser suitable for learner and novice riders. It arrives in Australian showrooms at $9790 ride away with a two-year unlimited kilometre warranty and roadside assistance in gloss black, “Coniac Red” or matte black. Urban cruiser If you think we have invented the ... The post Benelli 502C is a LAMS urban cruiser appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Riders searching for missing man
South East Queensland riders have been out searching for a 66-year-old Sandgate rider who has been missing since Monday when he set out for a “joy ride” to Esk. Siemon Mulder left Sandgate at 9am this morning to ride his blue Triumph Sprint ST registration 769DW (pictured) to Esk and planned to return home by ... The post Riders searching for missing man appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
MC Holdings buying Fraser MC dealerships?
Fraser Motorcycles is believed to be negotiating to sell its retail concerns to MC Holdings who run TeamMoto, several other motorcycle dealerships, a riding school, repair business and Cassons Accessories. We contacted both companies and received a “no comment”. However, several motorcycle industry insiders have told us they have heard the two companies are in ... The post MC Holdings buying Fraser MC dealerships? appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Harley-Davidson adds traction control
Harley-Davidson is introducing traction control and other electronic rider aids such as hill-start assist and tyre pressure monitors to its 2020 Touring and CVO models. Last year Harley added traction control to its Trikes and we speculated back in September 2018 that it would soon be arriving in more models. Now it is also being ... The post Harley-Davidson adds traction control appeared first on Motorbike Writer.