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Electric Motorcycles Are The Future. But...

There is little doubt the future of motorcycles, like cars, will see a shift from fuel to electricity. Announcements of new models of electric motorcycles are made on a regular basis. All the manufacturers are on it. However, progress is slow and adaptation is low. Cleaner, More Efficient and Better Performers In many respects it […]

The UK Government To Consider A Ban On H...

Helmet Hands Free

Photo: Shanie Avrahami The Commons Transport Select Committee have recommended to the British Government a complete ban on hands-free devices for all drivers. A public consultation on the proposal should be published by the end of 2019. According to Motorcycle News the recommendation came after research showed that using a hands-free device while driving is […]

ATGATT: All The Gear All The Time

ATGATT

“…to be ATGATT, or not to be ATGATT, that is the question…” ATGATT, All The Gear All The Time, the issue every motorcycle rider has had on their mind at some point in their riding career. The issue that has destroyed friendships, broken families and split riding groups. Some random bloke at a pub even […]

Virtual Mirrors: are they a danger for M...

Audi Virtual Mirror

Photos: Ronen Topelberg Being a technical person I always get excited about new technology, gadgets and inventions. So it was hard for me to write this piece, a post about new exciting technology that is potentially dangerous to motorcyclists… The new Virtual Side Mirrors Advances in technology have done wonderful things for the motor vehicle […]

New Mobile Phone Detecting Cameras: Reve...

Caught on Camera

A legislation passed in NSW will allow police to use high resolution cameras to detect drivers using their mobile phones while driving. Will this increase safety or increase revenue? Is privacy an issue with this new technology? New Camera Technology A June 2018 NSW legislation enables the use of camera technology to detect mobile phone […]

New Road Rules: Is Enough Done About Saf...

Penalty Notice

Penalties are needed but what about Road Safety? New road rules and higher penalties are going to be introduced by most states in Australia this year. Naturally we support any measure that will increase road safety. But are these new rules going to increase safety, or are they just to increase revenue? The Good, the […]

Lane Filtering – the Safe(ty) Side

Lane Filtering – the Safe(ty) Side

Lane filtering… lane splitting… lane sharing… different people call it a different name. It is the act of riding a motorcycle in a slow speed between two rows of slow moving or stationary vehicles heading in the same direction. All of us riders have done it, all of us drivers have seen riders doing it. […]