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Dirt Action Mar/Apr 2020

Dirt Action is Australia's most progressive and relevant dirtbike publication. Covering all aspects of motocross, trailriding and enduro, Dirt Action has something for every rider and every fan. The magazine covers everything from in-depth interviews and comprehensive race coverage to the most complete bike testing and technical advice in Australia. Dirt Action has a direct line to all aspects of the sport and delivers content in an informative yet entertaining manner. If you want real stories tied with the best images, Dirt Action has it all. Purchase includes the Digital Edition and News Service. Please stay in touch via our Facebook Page.

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Australia
Taal:
English
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Universal Wellbeing PTY Limited
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4 min.
let’s do this decade

Hey, it’s a new year. It’s a new friggin’ decade. Can we just take a moment to say goodbye to a decade that gave us Gangnam Style and the Japanese tsunami. I mean, could it get any worse? Television completed its transformation from a box with an aerial to a panel that streams, and nobody listens to CDs anymore because Spotify is the new best way for companies to rip off musicians. In the dirtbike world, so much happened that it’s hard to know where to start. The decade started in the worst way possible with the passing of Andrew McFarlane in 2010, which was way, way too soon for such an amazing and gracious talent. We podiumed at the MXoN finally with the team of Reed, Metcalfe and Moss, which kinda…

1 min.
suzuki announce all-new v-strom

Announced at the 2019 EICMA, the all-new Suzuki V-Strom 1050 and V-Strom 1050XT are full of features and built to explore Australia. The two models are designed for the ultimate in adventure riding, with varying levels of features between the pair. FEATURES » New-generation flagship V-Strom model line-up » Available in two variants: Standard and Cross-Touring (XT) » New Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S) » New Cruise Control System (XT model) » New Hill Hold Control System (XT model) » New Slope Dependent Control System (XT model) » New Load Dependent Control System (XT model) » New Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) » New styling. Design inspired by legendary DR-Z desert-racer » New height-adjustable windscreen » New LED headlight and LED rear combination lights » Updated Euro 5-compliant V-twin engine boasting higher output » Australian availability: Mid 2020. Final colours, specifications and pricing TBC We…

1 min.
fantic and yamaha join forces

Fantic Motor has released its all-new Yamaha-powered 125cc and 250cc two-stroke machines. The partnership between the two brands has expanded fromm the previous 50cc two-stroke and 125cc four-stroke engine supply to include the 125cc two-stroke and 250cc two- and four-stroke engines. Yamaha will also assist with other chassis components. The new Fantic XE125 Enduro, XX125 and XX250 MX models were introduced at the recent EICMA event in Milan, and were designed, engineered and produced in Fantic’s Italian facility. Although arrival in Australia is not confirmed, these models will be raced in major enduro and motocross events around the world to lead Fantic Motor’s comeback to racing.…

1 min.
luke clout to penrite honda

After a breakthrough 2019, Luke Clout has set his sights on the USA and a chance to turn heads with Penrite Honda racing. Clout is currently battling in the West Coast 250 AMA Supercross Championship before returning to Australia for his assault on the MX Nationals series. “I am excited to get back to America and race the best supercross riders in the world. I feel I am a better rider than I was when I raced there three years ago. I have learnt a lot and I owe that to riders like Justin Brayton, Chad Reed, Jason Anderson and Brett Metcalfe. These guys have achieved so much overseas and they have elevated all of us by competing in the Australian Championships,” said Clout. Yarrive Konsky has put his confidence in Clout…

2 min.
mellross joins gibbs at the cdr yamaha monster energy team

Hayden Mellross has slotted into the vacated seat at the CDR Yamaha Monster Energy Team, joining Kirk Gibbs under the factory Yamaha awning. “Every kid that grows up racing dirtbikes in Australia has a dream to ride for the CDR Yamaha team, so it’s exciting to me to be part of this team now,” Mellross said. “They have won an incredible amount of championships in their history and are undoubtedly the benchmark for professional racing in Australia, so it’s with pride I can say that I’m a CDR Yamaha team rider. “I am also excited to be back on Yamaha, as it’s a brand I spent plenty of time on in the US and one that I have had plenty of success on in the past. I have heard nothing but awesome…

1 min.
jeff leisk retires from the ktm group

KTM Group General Manager Jeff Leisk has announced that after 25 years of association, he will retire from the KTM Group. Current KTM Southeast Asia President Brad Hagi will take over from Leisk. “It has been an incredibly enjoyable and rewarding experience for me and I am grateful for the support that I have received and the friendships that have been built with our customers, dealers and of course the media,” Leisk said. “Together with the team in Australia and New Zealand, we have established a strong network and an enviable reputation across all segments to become leading brands in the market. I am confident that the KTM, Husqvarna Motorcycles and WP Suspension brands will continue to grow in this Oceania market under Brad’s leadership. With the recent sale of the business…