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05 January 2019

FACTORY TEST: Motul Pirelli Sherco 450 SEF-R

In case you hadn’t noticed, desert racing is big in Australia. Finke and Hattah are massive, drawing a lot of competitors and huge numbers of fans.

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24 December 2018

REVIEW: Beta Radiator Fan

Dirtbike engines produce a lot of heat and the bigger the donk the more gets pumped out. Our Beta RR430 long-termer was getting hot under the collar in the slow, techo stuff.

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07 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Beta RR430 Part 5

The RR430 has been good to me over the past month and, even though I haven’t been forking out cash hand over fist on flashy parts, the Italian rarely complains.

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07 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450 Part 6

I have been getting the RM-Z up in the air lately on some supercross tracks. I raced supercross a few years back but my last time would have been back in 2009.

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06 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Yamaha WR250F Part 6

I've just got news that Editor Mitch’s arm is on the mend and he wants his bike back so, unfortunately, I’m down to my last few rides on the WR250F before I have to hand it back.

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06 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Sherco 450 SEF-R Six Days Part 6

Not a whole lot has happened since my last long-termer yarn. After the Four-Day, I had grand plans of getting plenty more seat time and doing a heap of testing and, well, it hasn’t really happened.

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05 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Sherco 450 SEF-R Six Days Part 5

This Sherco 450 SEF-R Six Days long term update was published in ADB issue #466 - July 2018.

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05 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Yamaha WR250F Part 5

So it's happened again, the Editor has crashed and I’ve ended up with another one of his registered long-termers.

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05 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Beta RR430 Part 5

The DSMRA Kowen Forest Ride was the main action for the Beta RR430 this month. It’s a ride I look forward to every year and the 2018 one didn’t disappoint.

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05 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450 Part 5

Well folks it's finally happened. Yoshimura took pity on me and I have a new pipe on the RM-Z450.

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02 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Sherco 450 SEF-R Six Days Part 2

It's been just over a month since I first threw a leg over the Sherco Six-Days 450SEF-R and I gotta say, I am way more comfortable on it already than I thought I’d be, considering I’d never owned a Sh

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02 December 2018

LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Yamaha WR250F Part 4

I’m in a rough patch. After finally getting the Yamaha WR250F exactly how I want it, with a fresh pipe, tall seat and GYTR levers perfecting an already impressive package, I’ve gone and crashed again.