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  • Workshops coming to country NSW

    Workshops coming to country NSW

    Thanks to a grant from Transport for NSW Survive The Ride will be conducting our Free Under The Radar Workshop in country NSW in 2018.  We are currently contacting local Councils to arrange the details.  If you are interested in attending a workshop in your local area contact your local Council and ask them to […]

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  • Free Under The Radar Workshop – December 14 2017

    Free Under The Radar Workshop – December 14 2017

    Free UNDER THE RADAR Rider Safety Workshops in December in Sydney. THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR EXPERIENCED RIDERS LOOKING FOR A REFRESHER AND NEW RIDERS WANTING TO GET A FEW RIDING TIPS.  Our next workshop will be on December 14, 2017 at Motorcycle Accessories Supermarket 321 Parramatta Rd Auburn. More information here.    

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  • New brochure to help you enjoy the ride

    New brochure to help you enjoy the ride

    STRA NSW have developed a new brochure to help you enjoy the ride, keep a smile on your face and get home in one piece. It will be distributed to dealers across NSW over the coming few months. Proudly sponsored by NRMA Motoring & Services.

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  • FREE Smartphone apps for riders

    FREE Smartphone apps for riders

    After the raging success of the iPhone Apps, the long awaiting ANDROID Apps have now hit the marketplace. All the apps are FREE for motorcyclists to download to their smartphones. Download links here The Parking App is supported by the entire community contributing and updating over 7000 dedicated parking spots for two-wheelers all over Australia. […]

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  • CRASH DATA – 2010

    CRASH DATA – 2010

    Crash Data from the Centre For Road Safety, Transport For NSW for  2010 – FIRST GLANCE Powered 2 wheel vehicle crashes (Motorcycle, Scooter ) in 2010 in NSW There was a total of 2,721 crashes involving a powered 2 wheeled vehicle (P2WV) in 2010. These crashes included 322 rear end crashes.  Over half (169) of […]

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  • Tips to get home in one piece 3

    Tips to get home in one piece 3

    Tip # 3 Hang on with your knees, not your hands. [vsw id=”dp2q8xzPJ48″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] This rider corrects a mistake because he was gripping with his knees which meant his hands and shoulders were loose and relaxed. Watch the bike move around as his shoulders and head stay pointed at where he wants […]

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  • Victorian Motorcycle And Scooter Safety Program

    Victorian Motorcycle And Scooter Safety Program

    Here is the Victorian Auditor-Generals report into Motorcycle and Scooter Safety Programs – released in 2011. (2.4mb pdf) Auditor-Generals reports are about as good as it gets for credible information on Govt programs. Have a read and send a message to your local candidates in the upcoming NSW election to pay attention to motorcycle safety.

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  • Crash Costs

    Crash Costs

    Did you know that the average repair cost of a crashed motorcycle in Australia is $3,233.00. (IAG 2008). “That’s fine” you say, “I have insurance” – but the insurance claim excess is still more than most rider training courses.  – and you are off the road for up to 10-12 weeks while you wait for the […]

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  • Tips to get you home in one piece 5

    Tips to get you home in one piece 5

    Tip # 5 One for the scooter riders Too fast into the corner – stiffens up the arms – then too much rear brake .. solution …. a little less panic and a little less rear brake …. he might just have slowed down enough to get around the corner. Crocs footwear are excellent in […]

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  • Tips to get home in one piece 4

    Tips to get home in one piece 4

    Tip # 4 The opposite of good posture – his arms are straight and xied – when the rear tyre slides he can’t respond in time. Mind you, pushing the bars down and keeping his body up doesn’t help the ground clearance …. And the vest doesn’t quite cover his elbows …. ouch .. nice […]

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