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14 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 8

Clubby and his SWM RS500R join the DSMRA crew for their annual Canberra to Tumut trailride.

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12 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 7

The VPS Barkbusters on the SWM RS500R long-termer proved to be worth their weight in gold on the DSMRA Canberra-to-Tumut trailride.

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10 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 6

Clubby heads out on the SWM RS500R with the DSMRA lads for their Denman trailride.

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07 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 5

If there's one thing a big-bore thumper should deliver by the bucket load, it’s roll-on power. The kind of big, fat, juicy grunt that eats up fast and flowing twin-tracks, fire trails and dirt roads.

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05 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 4

Three weeks romping about the outback with stops at Longreach (gidday Rocket Rod), Birdsville and the Flinders Ranges should be enough to put a smile on anyone’s dial.

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03 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 3

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, I’m not a fan of the SWM RS500R’s seat. It’s bone hard and plain uncomfortable for any ride much further than Maccas.

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01 February 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 2

Rain, rain go away – and as soon as it did, I consummated the blossoming relationship between me and the SWM RS500R.

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31 January 2019

LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 1

It's not every day the Editor of ADB magazine calls you up and says: “Hey, mate, how would you like to take custody of our next long-term test bike?

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25 January 2019

TCX COMP EVO 2 MICHELIN

Buying a pair of boots is like buying insurance for your feet. There is the basic package, which offers just enough coverage to justify the asking price.

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25 January 2019

YOSHIMURA RS-4 EXHAUST

The Yoshimura RS-4 exhaust system claims 3.5 per cent more horsepower than stock as well as 1.5 per cent more torque while being 11 per cent lighter.

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22 January 2019

2017 Honda CRF450R: The Desert Weapon

ADB Tech Editor Mat Boyd has been clocking up the race hours lately and recently conquered the Sporties 12hr desert race in Alice Springs.

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05 January 2019

LONG TERMER: 2018 Beta RR430

Being entrusted with an ADB long-termer is the closest thing to landing a factory ride a swapper like me will ever experience and is the biggest perk of the job.