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MAD TV Bridle Track Ride

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Back in 2007 the Bridle Track was our very first adventure ride for Trail Zone Magazine that appear on Trail Zone ‘In The Zone 1′ DVD. Our good friend Dave Darcy from MAD TV has revisited this classic ride and as expected it doesn’t disappoint.

RideADV Christmas 2 Day Navigation Ride 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Rideadv.com.au are hosting two awesome days of central west riding at it’s very best. This ride starts and finishes in Blackheath NSW with two routes planned for each day being a “standard” (suitable for larger bikes and those riders wanting spectacular but with a less technical feel) and a “special” (suitable for riders on smaller bore bikes or competent riders on larger bore bikes and those wanting a little more spice on the ride… you can change each night if you wish, just to make it interesting). Both routes will have sweep crew and vehicle support. Note, a minimum 250km fuel range is required on this ride.

Accommodation on the ride is Pub, Motel Style or camping. Hey! It’s your ride… your adventure

Day 1 Saturday

7.30am leave, Blackheath to Neville. Sign out is under the Yamaha quick shade in the car park of the Gardners Inn. (Please do not depart before this time). Sign in is at the Neville Siding. You must sign out and back in after each days riding. Please sign in before you head to your accommodation. There are two routes being a Standard and a Special. Details to be released after the prerun.

Overnight accommodation is at the Neville Siding, www.nevillesiding.com.au/index.html

You need to tell them you are part of the RideADV group when you book. Neville Pub will be putting on dinner, BBQ and bistro food. The pub is about 200m down the road (The pub doesn’t have accommodation) If you wish to camp, camping is at the Neville Siding as well. GPS loading* will start at 5pm and riders briefing will be at the Neville Siding at 6.30pm. All riders are required to attend the Riders Briefing.

Day 2 Sunday

7.30am leave, Neville to Blackheath. Sign out is under the Yamaha quick shade alongside on site at the Neville Siding (Please do not depart before this time). Sign in is the car park Gardners Inn Blackheath. There are two routes being a Standard and a Special. Details to be released after the prerun.

For any further details or to let us know you are attending please contact Greg Yager on 0499 089715 or email at info@rideadv.com.au as numbers for this ride will be limited and you will need to get your name on the list. Entry forms will be emailed to those that email their interest and on the web site soon.

KTM reveals all-new 1050 Adventure

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

The 1050 Adventure is the new less powerful, lighter and smaller capacity brother to the big bore 1190 and 1290 adventure tourers with the view to replacing the popular 990. Hardcore KTM 990 fans were pretty unhappy when KTM discontinued the 990.

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Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Well the good news is the Kawasaki Versys is not nearly as ugly as it used to be. The Versys has revised styling on the bike’s front end. It certainly had a face that only a mother would love and looks as though it’s taken it’s styling queues from the Ducati Multstrada.

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Hondas True Adventure

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

We had two very reliable sources tell us the reincarnation of the Africa Twin was going to be a reality. Our sources tell us they were due to unveil at Intermot but test riders weren’t quite happy with the prototype saying it was too heavy.

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BMW S 1000 XR at EICMA 2014

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

The new BMW S 1000 XR has finally been unveiled at the EICMA 2014 in Milan for the first time.

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