1. DaveM

    Mental health program for riders

    Male riders will soon have a chance to learn more about their motorcycle and their own state of mind thanks to a 12-week mental health pilot program. The idea is the brainchild of psychologist, Brisbane Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride co-ordinator and Triumph Thruxton fan Jeff Gough (pictured...
  2. DaveM

    Triumph Teases Brand New 2021 Bonneville Lineup!

    2021 Bonnevilles Have Tease-Worthy Updates Triumph has their newly updated lineup of Bonneville motorcycles ready for the 2021 model year! The British motorcycle manufacturer just released a teaser video to their youtube account and has a section of their official website dedicated to the...
  3. DaveM

    Issue One: Bike EXIF for your coffee table

    Today is a momentous day for Bike EXIF. For almost ten years we’ve been showcasing the world’s best custom motorcycles, selecting the crème de la crème to satisfy our readers’ voracious appetites. We’re now extending Bike EXIF into print, with the help of our friends at CRAFTRAD. We’re...
  4. DaveM

    Like Grandfather, Like Father, Like Son!

    Father’s Day is a great time to share your passion for riding with your grandfather, father or son. According to recent research, more than one in three motorcyclists got into riding because of their friends or family. The new research survey was conducted by YouGov and commissioned by ING who...
  5. DaveM

    Win one of four Triumphs in solo DGR

    Even though the pandemic has forced the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride to go solo this year, Triumph Motorcycle is back on board as the major sponsor. DGR operations manager Ramsey Sayed says the event will still go ahead on 27 September 2020 around the globe, but as a “ride solo, together”...
  6. DaveM

    SES rescue rider who plunged off cliff

    A Harley-Davidson rider is lucky to be alive after being rescued by the SES following a 20m plunge off a cliff in the Victorian Alps near Bright on Saturday (7 March 2020). Myrtleford Police Sgt Paul Evans says the rider failed to take a tight 45-degree corner near the summit of Happy Valley...
  7. DaveM

    Biggest motorbike trends of past decade

    As we move into the 2020s, we look back on a decade of ups and downs, new niches, new technologies, changing trends and uncertain futures. Seven motorcycles trends of the 2010s 1 Sales slump The decade started in a sales slump after the GFC, but began to recover before sliding again about...
  8. DaveM

    Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman have been spotted riding their specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles in Ecuador on their Long Way Up adventure. Photographer and tour guide Raphael Erhard (pictured with Ewan and Charley above) says he ran into them while leading a...
  9. DaveM

    50 not out: A Thruxton to celebrate Tamarit’s 50th build

    Building a custom motorcycle isn’t exactly a walk in the park. But turning customization into a viable full-time business is even harder. So it’s uplifting to see custom shops enjoying big measures of success. Spain’s Tamarit Motorcycles are in a good space right now. They opened four years ago...
  10. DaveM

    Is Charley and Ewan’s ride a PR disaster?

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are currently (pun) riding specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles in what some suspect could be a PR disaster. Critics claim their choice of bike is ridiculous. After all, the LiveWire has limited range (about 150km highway and about...
  11. DaveM

    Charley and Ewan adventure on LiveWire

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are riding specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles with dual-sport tyres and wire wheels. Last week we confirmed that their third travel documentary, Long Way Up, from Tierra del Fuego, South America, to Los Angeles would feature the...
  12. DaveM

    MV Agusta joins race to the bottom

    MV Agusta has joined the “race to the bottom” not long after Harley-Davidson signed a deal to make low-capacity bikes in China and Ducati signed away its naming rights to Chinese scooters. In the latest race to the bottom, premium Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta has signed a long-term...
  13. DaveM

    Harley-Davidson poised to make history

    Harley-Davidson is poised to make history with the launch next week of their LiveWire electric motorcycle while a little bit of Harley history will also go up for sale next month. I the second instance, Elvis Presley’s last motorcycle, a 1972 1200cc FLH Electra Glide, will go up for sale on 31...
  14. DaveM

    Where the Road Ends: Alaska to Argentina Via the Darien Gap

    How four military veterans made history with the motorcycle trip of a lifetime. There’s no wind in your hair or sun on your face when riding your motorcycle through a whiteout snowstorm, especially in November when it’s -16 F on Alaska’s Dalton Highway. No, the only warmth you feel is the...
  15. DaveM

    Triumph and F1 team developing electric bikes

    Triumph Motorcycles and British F1 team Williams have received millions in government funding to produce electric motorcycles over the next two years. The iconic British motorcycle manufacturer has been surveying its customers since 2012 to see if they are interested in them producing electric...
  16. DaveM

    Win double pass to biggest Throttle Roll

    Organisers of the seventh annual Throttle Roll in Sydney next Saturday (18 May 2019) say it will be their biggest yet. To celebrate they are giving away a double pass to a lucky Motorbike Writer reader. Just leave your name and a photo of your bike in the comments section below or on the...
  17. DaveM

    BAAK builds a modern day ‘Bathtub’ Triumph

    Triumph are great at recalling the past via the design of their modern day classics. But there’s one element Hinckley hasn’t brought back: the infamous ‘bathtub’ fairing. Edward Turner’s idea to enclose the rear wheel first appeared on the 1957 Triumph 3TA ‘Twenty One,’ and later the 1959 5TA...
  18. DaveM

    To Prove Their Patriotism – The Brave First Women to Motorcycle Across America Nov 8, 2018 Ian Harvey

    This is a nice story about those times. In 1916, the United States was on the verge of entering World War One, and citizens around the country were preparing to further the war effort. Two of those citizens were Adeline and Augusta Van Buren. The sisters were descendants of President Martin...
  19. DaveM

    South Africa Triumph Prices Tumble As Old Importer Bows Out

    Well looking at these prices it seems now would be a good time to purchase a new Triumph my side. However there is always the question what if the new structure does not fall into place our side then you left high and dry. Source - SA Triumph prices tumble as old importer bows out | IOL Motoring


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