Motorcycle Rider Launches Himself Into Bed of Pickup

truck bed

Loading a motorcycle into the bed of a truck, or in this case as they’re referred to in Australia, a ute, can sometimes be pretty tricky for one person to handle—even if you have a loading ramp. This motorcycle rider was captured on Dashcam Owners Australia demonstrating a unique way to not only load his […]

First Recall Ordered For Kawasaki’s Ninja H2R In Australia

Kawasaki H2R front fairing

One of the most exciting superbikes to be released in 2015 is the Kawasaki Ninja H2R, which has a claimed horsepower of 300. However, recently the motorcycle manufacturer was forced to issue a recall in Australia after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said there were possible issues with the warning harness on the bike. […]

Dean Ferris Injured in Practice Crash

Dean Ferris - 2014 Red Bull KTM Factory Team

Red Bull KTM Factory rider Dean Ferris was injured in a practice crash this past week and will miss the remainder of the Monster Energy 250 SX West Supercross Championship Series. With an 8 week break between rounds 6 and 7 in the West Coast SX series, Ferris had returned to Australia and was at […]

Eugene Laverty Claims First WSB Win On Suzuki

Eugene Laverty 2014 World Superbike Phillip Island Race 1 - 1st Place

Eugene Laverty stormed to victory on his Voltcom Crescent Suzuki debut in race one at Phillip Island in Australia today, securing the first World Championship win for the Japanese manufacturer since 2010. Laverty fought back from a difficult start and made his way through from seventh to hunt down the leading pack of Giugliano, Melandri […]

Jorge Lorenzo Steps Up His Game In Australia

Jorge Lorenzo Steps Up His Game In Australia

Jorge Lorenzo managed to stay in the hunt for the MotoGP title with a win at Australia’s Phillip Island. The Yamaha rider out-dueled his competitors for the win, bursting out to an early lead and hanging on to the front position as other riders nipped at his heels. Lorenzo got a break when Marc Marquez received a […]

Marco Melandri Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Marco Melandri Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

The World Superbike season has barely begun and a top rider has already hit a speed bump. BMW competitor Marco Melandri, who was one of the preseason favorites to win the motorsports title after finishing third overall last year, recently underwent surgery on his right shoulder. The pain had been nagging the Italian throughout the winter […]

World Superbike Gets Underway In Australia

World Superbike Gets Underway In Australia

The 2013 World Superbike season kicked off at Phillip Island, Australia, over the weekend. Sylvain Guintoli and Eugene Laverty finished in the top two of both races, swapping wins to emerge with 45 points each after the first round of the motorsports series was complete. In the first race, Guintoli came from behind during the 15th […]

World Superbike Returns This Weekend

World Superbike Returns This Weekend

World Superbike is making a triumphant return to the motorsports world Feb. 24 when all competitors will descend on Phillip Island, Australia, as the first of 14 rounds get underway. With last year’s champion, Max Biaggi, retiring in the offseason, the top spot is anyone’s for the taking. All eyes will be on veteran rider […]

World Superbike Completes Testing

World Superbike Completes Testing

World Superbike has completed its final testing before the start of the season, and an unlikely candidate has emerged as a contender after a strong showing. The testing period, which ran for two days at Phillip Island in Australia, was the last official opportunity for tinkering before the motorsports season kicks off Feb. 24 on the same […]

World Superbike Gets Up And Running With Australia Test

World Superbike Gets Up And Running With Australia Test

The 2013 World Superbike season is right around the corner, and many of the riders from the motorsports series were in Phillip Island, Australia, for a few days of unofficial testing before the last official test. It was the first time back on the track for several of the 14 riders present – and it […]