Quad bike makers quit safety advisory panel, accusing ACCC of bias

Quad bike makers quit safety advisory panel, accusing ACCC of bias

Updated May 07, 2018 14:46:40 Photo: Quad bike manufacturers disagree with researchers over the best way to improve quad bike safety. (ABC News: Col Hertzog ) Hopes of reaching a consensus on a new quad bike safety regime have been dashed following the resignation of the manufacturer’s representatives from a …

Kamfari quad bike champion relieved to finish ‘Australia’s muddiest endurance race’

Kamfari quad bike champion relieved to finish ‘Australia’s muddiest endurance race’

Posted May 07, 2018 08:04:37 Photo: A number of “bog spots” provided an extra challenge for the riders. (ABC News) Related Story: Mud, motors and purple velvet: Riders face off in Top End Kamfari race Related Story: ‘Broken hearts’ and busted dirt bikes at ‘Australia’s muddiest’ endurance race Billed as …

Alaska’s Iditarod endurance race conquered for third time by Queensland bike mechanic

Alaska’s Iditarod endurance race conquered for third time by Queensland bike mechanic

Posted April 14, 2018 08:00:10 Photo: Troy Szczurkowski has tackled the Iditarod Trail in Alaska three times. (Supplied: Troy Szczurkowski) Troy Szczurkowski is a glutton for punishment. Last month he braved frostbite, the threat of wolf attacks and exposure to Alaska’s frozen wilderness to finish third in the Iditarod Trail …

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

Posted April 01, 2018 07:43:18 Photo: A plan is underway to develop a world-class mountain bike track in Central Australia. (Supplied: Alice Springs Mountain Bike Club) World-class mountain bike trails planned for Central Australia will cost riders $50 a day to use — a figure that left locals “gobsmacked”. Key …