LONG TERM UPDATE: SWM RS500R Part 9
No matter how you slice it, the SWM RS500R packs a whole lot of dirtbike riding goodness for the admission price – just $8990 plus ORC.
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 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.
Honda Australia Celebrates 50 years
Honda Australia is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The company's journey from a modest South Yarra apartment to the thriving company it is today is detailed in the story below.
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?
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.
Dakar on Four-Wheels: Steve Riley builds a Holden Ute for the Dakar Rally
Steve Riley has the runs on the board when it comes to long distance off-road events starting with a privateer entry in the 1985 Australasian Safari which he went on to contest another eleven times.
CHASSIS TECH: 2019 vs 2018 Yamaha WR450F
Yamaha overhauled the WR450F for 2019, making it lighter, narrower and more powerful. The chassis is based on the YZ450F and received a host of changes for MY2019.
ENGINE TECH: 2019 vs 2018 Yamaha WR450F
The WR450F received a full overhaul for 2019 and Yamaha paid particular attention to the motocross-bred engine.
Christmas Gift Ideas!
Need some last minute Christmas gift ideas? Check out the ADB Magazine Christmas Gift guide!
INTERVIEW WITH THE CHAMP - Billy Bolt Ultimate Enduro Champion
After eight action-packed rounds of multi-discipline Enduro racing, Billy Bolt rode into the World Enduro Super Series’ record books as the inaugural ULTIMATE ENDURO CHAMPION.
LONG TERM UPDATE: 2018 Yamaha WR250F Part 3
LAST MONTH I talked about finding more bottom-end for the Yamaha WR250F. Well, I found it, courtesy of the GYTR exhaust.