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Throwback Thursday: Team Avon XS1100 Castrol Six Hour Winner

By  •  October 7, 2021

A little over four decades ago Yamaha finally won a major International road race with a four-stroke motorcycle for the very first time. Jim Budd and Roger Heyes teamed up …
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Tyre Test: Bridgestone Hypersport S22

By  •  September 16, 2021

When they were released, we sent Pommie to Spain to test the S22 Bridgestone Hypersport at the famous Jerez Circuit. After the launch a set landed on Taka’s door for …
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Tyre Test: Metzeler Sportec M9 RR Long Term Road & Track

By  •  September 2, 2021

Before COVID-19 hit, Simon Harris headed to Spain to lap the Ascari Race Resort on a range of current machinery, then scratch through the local hills the following day, for …
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Shannons Spring Timed Online Auction Underway Next Week

By  •  August 28, 2021

Early Japanese classics lead the way at Shannons Spring Timed Online Auction, with a total of 22 classic and sports motorcycles on offer. With demand growing for rare Japanese sports …
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Retro Rides: 1980 Suzuki GSX1100, Muscle Mania!

By  •  August 26, 2021

When released, the Suzuki GSX1100 was the fastest standard bike around, with its new 16-valve engine, leading axle front forks and dual front, single rear disc brakes. Its market placement …
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Interview: Kevin Magee on the Bob Brown Ducati

By  •  August 5, 2021

Victorian Kevin Magee lays valid claim to being “the world’s most versatile road racer of the modern era”, as the only man to have won World Championship rounds in the …
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Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati 851 F1 Pantah

By  •  August 5, 2021

Any racebike which has had top people at both Honda and Ducati trying to ensure it disappeared from the racetrack at one time or another during its life, has to …
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Tyre Test: Metzeler RACETEC TD SLICK

By  •  May 29, 2021

As promised in our tech article on the Metzeler RACETEC TD SLICK, Taka has put them to the ultimate test over two track days, one at a Phillip Island Ride …
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Throwback Thursday: 25 Years, The Drysdale 750 V8

By  •  April 15, 2021

The Drysdale 750 V8 is an engineering masterpiece and an important part of Australia’s automotive history. When I rode it I didn’t know what to expect, but after a few …
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Custom Classic: Hot Shoe Indian Flat Track Racer

By  •  April 6, 2021

I first set eyes on the Hot Shoe Indian at the Broadford Bike Bonanza several years ago. It’s hard to miss such a ride, it even looks fast standing still …
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