After a strong 2016 – the strongest in six years – the Australian motorcycle market came back to earth with a thud in 2017. Poor results, from traditionally strong market segments and individual models, saw new bike sales slip by almost ten per cent compared to the year prior.
After a long association with Troy Carroll Motorsports, Kawasaki’s motocross and supercross efforts will be run by Dyson Motorsports in 2018. Today, the NSW-based outfit confirmed their three-rider lineup – covering MX1, MX2 and MXD classes.
Kawasaki’s all-new, all-cool Z900RS is here. Styled on the original Z1, right down to the Candytone orange and brown paint inspired by the “Jaffa” Z1 from 1972, the Z900RS started arriving in Aussie dealerships this month.
After a long period in motocross and supercross that included the MX2 and SX Lites championships in 2013, Luke Styke will take on a new challenge next year when he switches to enduro competition in the Australian Off Road Championship (AORC).
As part of this year’s Sydney Motorcycle Show presented by Shannons Insurance, a series of presentations and features at the 24-26 November event will celebrate what women are doing in motorcycling, both locally and internationally.
After a stellar debut last year, 'Harley Days' are back for 2017, with the three-day festival celebrating all things Harley-Davidson and motorcycle culture to take place at Wollongong this coming 27 – 29 October.