LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 8
Clubby and his SWM RS500R join the DSMRA crew for their annual Canberra to Tumut trailride.
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.
LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 6
Clubby heads out on the SWM RS500R with the DSMRA lads for their Denman trailride.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.