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Gallery: 1978 Vetter Kawasaki KZ1000

In 1976, the Englishman Reg Pridmore won the AMA Superbike Championship on a BMW R90S. The following year, he became the first man to win an AMA race on a Japanese bike: at Pocono in …


Consistency wins the 2010 Barry Sheene Festival of Speed

Once again the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed Easter race meeting at Eastern Creek proved to be a big success. Organised by the Post Classic Racing Association of NSW, the weekend proved some fantastic racing …

The Kawasaki Z1

Croz’s first Oz Race: Castrol 6 hour 1975

“My first race on Australian soil was at the 1975 Castrol Six Hour. I travelled over in the belief that I could find a ride and I thought that Kawasaki Australia would help a little …

1961 Argentina Grand Prix, Tom Phillis

Tom Phillis Remembered: World 125cc Champion 1961

It started with a letter. A personal but well-argued letter written late in 1959 by an Australian racer to the founder a Japanese motorcycle company.
The rider was Tom Phillis, then a private entrant on the …

Yamah OW86

Last lap battle: Eddie Lawson vs Randy Mamola Assen 1987

It’s no wonder motorcycle racers are considered the maddest and bravest of them all.
Just watch this  final lap battle between four time 500cc World Champion Eddie Lawson and the flamboyant Randy Mamola at the 1987 …

Brian Martin

2010 HBBB kicks off in style

The turnstiles were turning rapidly and early this morning as The 2010 Honda Broadford Bike Bonanza (HBBB) roared into life under perfect blue Victorian skies.
Record numbers of riders had pre-registered for Motorcycling Australia’s (MA) second …

power on

Jimmy Ellis set to ride at the 2010 HBBB

Motorcycling Australia (MA) is pleased to announce that former American and Australian Motocross and Supercross Champ, Jimmy Ellis, will take to the tracks this Easter (3-4 April) as part of the 2010 Honda Broadford Bike …

Kel Carruthers Yamaha 250cc

Australian Double At The ‘Ring

The full 22.8km Nurburgring is daunting. Throw in rain and mist and it’s scary. But forty years ago, it was the venue when, for the first time, two Australian recorded Grand Prix victories at the …

wide open straight

Diamond Don’s 8th Annual AHRMA Vintage National Motocross April 16-18, 2010

Diamond Don’s 8th Annual AHRMA Vintage National Motocross will be held April 16-18, 2010 on property located one mile from Jefferson, Texas adjacent to the Historic Jefferson Railway. Over 600 entries are expected for the …


Goodwood Festival of Speed: Dougie Lampkin Promo Video

Start getting excited people. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is only a few shorts months away, so block out your diary for 2-3-4 July 2010.
To ignite the fever, Goodwood has released this mega video of …

with famous red and white lid

Santiago Herrero: OSSA’s favourite son

OSSA, the fabulous Spanish motorcycle brand is back. After closing in 1985, the firm is back with an innovative Trials bike, the stunning TR280i.
The companies popularity and commercial success boomed in the mid to late …

Husqvarana 450 WRC

Retro Moto Sketches

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a modern dirt bike, but with the look of a classic machine from the 70s or 80s? Well Oberdan Bezzi has been thinking about …