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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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14 Year Old, Jumps Monster Truck!

14 year old son of the owner of the Demon Energy Monster Truck has a hoon on Dads toy and launches it! this was shot at the last Smashfest event at Waikaraka Park, Auckland New Zealand

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Modfying Your Motorbike – Part 2

  So last week we briefly looked at basic mods that most riders undertake on their bikes; this week I thought I’d delve a little deeper into the process of improving handling, braking, and the all important bragging rights of horsepower! The first two aspects are fairly simple and can …

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Modifying your Motorbike

  Invariably, most motorcycle owners will tell you how they’ve made their bike faster, handle better, and brake stronger than the factory original machines, by use of aftermarket exhaust pipes, fuel maps, jets and needles, as well as suspension changes, upgrading tires and braking systems. Or alternatively, they’ve changed up …

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2018 Indian Scout Bobber – First Look

Earlier this week, news surfaced that Indian are going to be bringing their new Scout Bobber to New Zealand later this year, improving an already impressive bike with some more good old fashioned American attitude!     I’ve ridden the Indian Scout previously, and to say I liked it would …

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Commodore VXR – Revealed

So chaps, this is what has become of the Holden Commodore. Now as a commodore owner and fan for some time, this hits me right in the feels and i find it somewhat offensive. This might be due to the fact that what used to be a muscle car we …

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Twin Turbo V6 Holden – Full Noise!

Well, here it is See you late V8 hello twin turbo V6 – Pumping 635BHP, not a number to sneeze at, at all! And it sounds pretty damn good!

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