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‘Self-Driving’ Mustang crashes at Goodwood

There’s that age old joke about Mustangs and their many many crashes on Youtube, particularly when it comes to pulling out onto main roads. These guys made a ‘self driving’ 1965 mustang to show off at GoodWood Festival of Speed, Now sure this wasn’t gona be the fastest pass of …

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Alpinestars Motegi V2 Suit Review

  Hey team, welcome back for another installment of Two Wheels Tuesday! This week we’re taking a very close look at the new Alpinestars Motegi V2 leather one-piece suit, which we recently tested at Hampton Downs.     First impressions of the suit are good: the black with white and …

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Two Wheel Tuesdays! TR20 Workshop – Review

  Hey team, first of all huge apologies for my absence from here for the last few months, my work life and some personal stuff have been getting in the way of my regular posts! But enough about that, I’m back onboard now, and keen to bring you all the …

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HSV – What can we expect now?

Well, quite a lot of Awesome actually. After posting the Commodore Film, there was a lot of chatter about the future of both Holden and HSV. It would seem there is no sign of slowing down, just a shift. Now this might not please everyone but if the internet has …

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Leadfoot Festival footage

A good friend of The Empire, Sharn, took her motorcycle to the Leadfoot Festival this year, she got some pretty cool footage that I thought would be good to share for you guys to enjoy! Her bike is a year 2000 Honda NSR125 frame, with 1975 Suzuki GP100 motor (bottom …

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Your first Track Bike!

  So, now you’ve been to the racetrack a couple of times, you’ve been bitten hard by the track “bug”, and you’ve decided that you want to keep your Road Bike nice and shiny and not risk dropping it at the track… Enter the dedicated Track Bike!     Basically, …

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Old vs New Motorcycles

  We’ve seen some amazing developments in the motorcycle world these last few years, with electronics taking things to a whole new level. But I wonder, how much is really necessary for a pure riding experience? Do you simply want to go as fast as humanly possible, or can you …

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Cemetary Circuit and HD Moto Trackday

  This last week has been epic, filled with motorbikes! I travelled down to Wanganui for the Boxing Day racing at “Cemetery Circuit”, then back home for a trackday at Hampton Downs on my own bike. Such an awesome week!     My Uncle Steve was part of a team …

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HD Moto Track Test – Open Road: Extra

Hey guys! Here’s my first official piece for The Open Road; if all goes according to plan we’ll have a lot more motorcycle stuff to bring you soon! You’ve seen my bike on The Empire a few times now, we’ve finally got all the bugs sorted out and headed to …

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Motorcycles on Holiday!

  With everything slowing down now for the Christmas / New Years break, I thought I’d take the time to show my appreciation for all the support you guys have given us over the last 12 months. We wouldn’t be anywhere near as awesome without you guys pushing us to …

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