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  • Bear Ride 2016

    Bear Ride 2016

    The Bear Ride combines our love of riding, a photo competition and putting smiles on kids faces.  The first Bear Ride in 2015 was a huge success thanks to the efforts of the 20 teams of riders. The Children’s Hospital at Westmead thanks the riders who raised just over $15,000 and provided 16 “adventure” Bears […]

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  • Free Under The Radar Workshop

    Free Under The Radar Workshop

    Our next Free Under the Radar workshops will be on Sunday February 19 in the Tweed Heads area – contact Tweed Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer on (02) 6670 2586 for venue details and to register.     

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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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  • Motorcycle Protective Clothing

    Motorcycle Protective Clothing

    Motorcycle Protective Clothing: Protection from Injury or Just the Weather? New Study Launched Monday June 20 2011 An Australian study providing new evidence on the injury reduction benefits of motorcycle clothing in crashes will be launched in Sydney today.  The study, led by Liz de Rome, Research Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health at […]

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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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