Why you should not rev your motorcycle when it’s cold

Motorbike engines are finely tuned machines. When you start your motorbike, bits and pieces inside the motor move at a very fast rate, especially on modern sports motorcycles. Oil needs to circulate quickly through the motor because there are a lot of tight parts causing friction, especially when the engine is cold.

Watch this video from Mordeth about how to warm up your motorcycle so you don’t do damage to it!

How to change gears on a motorbike

Changing gears on a motorbike can be challenging at first because it takes hand and foot coordination to work the clutch and gear lever … and where are all those gears anyway … and which gear am I in now? All your questions are answered in this helpful video from www.m13online.com. Mind you, the camera work takes some getting used to!

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMxKMa-WPvo]

Motorcycle clubs listing

This listing of Australian motorcycle clubs has been compiled from multiple data sources and may contain some old or out-of-date information. But we have tried to be as comprehensive and inclusive as possible.

ADD OR UPDATE YOUR CLUB LISTING!

If you represent a motorcycle club and would like to have your club added to this list, or update the listing already displayed here, please email [email protected] with your club information.

Choosing a motorcycle

Choosing a motorbike can be a big challenge. Do you buy what your best mate has? Do you buy what the guy at the riding school suggested? Do you buy what the salesman at the bike shop is pushing you to buy? Or do you buy the bike that's really right for YOU?

Whether this is your very first bike, or you're coming back to riding a motorbike after a long break, one thing you'll find is that there's a HUGE range to choose from in makes, models and styles of motorcycle.