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NZ Motorcycle Show 2017 Review

  Last weekend I got to experience behind the scenes of one of the biggest motorcycle specific events of the year, the NZ Motorcycle Show, sponsored by Ride Forever. To say it was fun would be a gross understatement!     I was lucky enough to be able to display …

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What if the Auckland Street racing did happen?

Here’s a look at what the track could have been

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Mercedes-AMG Project ONE

The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent …

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Holden Trailblazer LTZ – Review

Cliffords Big Day Out! In this episode of The Open Road, Nick drives the Holden Trailblazer around rural Auckland. Spec Sheet Engine: 2.8 Duramax Diesel Power: 147KW @ 3600RPM Torque: 500NM @ 2000RPM Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic Towing capacity: 3T Price as Tested – LTZ Model: $63,990.00 NZD A post shared …

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The Ride Forever Motorcycle Show

  Yep, it’s that time of the year again – this weekend (the 16th and 17th of September) is the NZ Motorcycle Show, sponsored by Ride Forever for 2017, at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane, Auckland.     Pretty much all the big brands will be there with all of …

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Toyota Highlander limited – Review

For the longest time, Toyota has been the benchmark for 4×4’s – specfically the Hilux brand. With an ever growing market for this type of vehicle, especially for family use, many manufacturers are looking to meet that market head-on. This means a comfortable & well appointed SUV, based off their …

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New Motorbike Rider Tips

  So, you’ve decided that you want to get your motorcycle license – summer is coming and you’re keen to try two wheeled transportation… Yay! You’ve been reading all the drivel that I’ve been writing on here and thought “he makes it sound like fun”, right? Haha sucker! Okay, seriously, …

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TERRAKHANA – Ken Block + Pennzoil

The latest installment of balls to the walls crazy videos from Ken Block, This time its all Desert and its awesome! Keep up with The Open Road on Facebook for more 2 and 4 wheel action

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Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet

This thing looks Amazing! Personally the interior seems a bit over the top tron for my liking but those lines tho… Check out The Open Road for More motoring goodness

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New Entry Level Motorcycle Racing – GIXXER Cup

  The awesome people at Suzuki New Zealand have put their heads together and come up with a great new “Entry Level” motorcycle racing championship, and they’re calling it the Gixxer Cup!     Basically, it is aimed at getting new riders onto the track for a proposed eight events, …

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