How to apply for a Queensland entry pass
If you are planning a ride across the Queensland border you will now have to apply online for a new entry pass as the previous pass is no longer valid. That means Queensland riders wanting to ride to another state and return as well as visitors from other states. Note that the new Queensland Entry ... The post How to apply for a Queensland entry pass appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Yamaha lean toward three-wheelers
Yamaha has filed yet another patent that shows yet again that they lean toward leaning trikes, this time with a hybrid powertrain. The Japanese company already has a lean on leaning trikes with their TriCity scooter and Niken motorcycle. They have also filed several patents before for leaning three-wheelers. They are not alone in pursuing ... The post Yamaha lean toward three-wheelers appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Ducati unveils White Rosso Panigale V2
Ducati has unveiled a gorgeous White Rosso livery for the Panigale V2 which debuted at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last year in Ducati Red. It is expected to be in showrooms in the next month. Price has not yet been revealed, but the red V2 is $A22,900 ride away and if previous white ... The post Ducati unveils White Rosso Panigale V2 appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Motorcycling at turning point: Erik Buell
Innovative motorcycle engineer Erik Buell has turned his back on fossil fuels and says motorcycling is at a turning point. Last year Erik launched the Fuell Flow electric motorcycle and Fluid e-bike that he claims is virtually future proof with a replaceable and updatable battery, motor and charger. It also has a connected dashboard that ... The post Motorcycling at turning point: Erik Buell appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
5 Steps To Make Your Dream Of Becoming A Pro Motorcycle Rider Come True
Have you ever dreamed about riding on a beautiful motorcycle like a pro? And would you ever like to take part in international competitions for motorcycle races? We already know your answer to both questions is “yes”. So, let’s see how you can get closer to the world of the two-wheels seriously and effectively. Insight ... The post 5 Steps To Make Your Dream Of Becoming A Pro Motorcycle Rider Come True appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Tamworth Thunder Rally postponed by virus
Just before the pandemic was officially declared in March, Australia’s country music capital, Tamworth, announced it would host a National Thunder Motorcycle Rally in October 2020. It has now been postponed until October 2021. Only a few hundred tickets were sold and all will be valid for next year unless customers want a refund, organisers ... The post Tamworth Thunder Rally postponed by virus appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Roving weekend for Himalayans and Rovers
With the borders opening, Royal Enfield plans a Himalayan & Adventure Weekend of roving around the Byron Bay hinterland on their bikes and in Land Rovers. The border between Queensland and NSW opens on July 10, just in time for this roving adventure on July 18-19. However, Queensland riders will still have to obtain an entry ... The post Roving weekend for Himalayans and Rovers appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Triumph Rocket 3 botches tablecloth trick
A decade ago, BMW’s S 1000 RR pulled off the old tablecoth trick, ripping it right from under the crockery, cutlery and glassware, but now Triumph has botched the same trick with their Rocket 3. We’re not sure what they are trying to proved by failing at the same trick. However, the title of their ... The post Triumph Rocket 3 botches tablecloth trick appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Kawasaki plan for two-stroke hybrid
Kawasaki has plans to develop a range-extender hybrid with a supercharged two-stroke, four-cylinder engine charging a battery that powers an electric motor driving the rear wheel. It seems like a clever idea. They call it a range-extender hybrid because the fossil-fuel engine doesn’t directly drive the vehicle. It’s not an original idea, though. The cheap ... The post Kawasaki plan for two-stroke hybrid appeared first on Motorbike Writer.
Ulka Gear jacket becomes handy backpack
Carrying your helmet around with you can be a pain, but the Ulka Gear motorcycle jacket transforms into a handy backpack that also holds your lid, gloves, goggles and more! These Indian-made jackets come in a Hakkit Forever touring and Hakkit V2 city version, both suitable for the hot Indian climate. Prices are quoted in ... The post Ulka Gear jacket becomes handy backpack appeared first on Motorbike Writer.