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34 years riding bikes dirt and road. 6 years punting a 600 Supersport racebike....poorly. Hundreds of thousands of road kilometres travelled. Could have been world champion...just lacked ability.
Spidi's X Nashville boots are now available

Spidi X Nashville Boots Reviewed | Retro Style

Spidi X Nashville Boots Review Retro style, comfort and safety combined By Marty ThompsonThe Spidi X...
Spidi J & Racing Jeans are available now for $299.95 RRP

Spidi J & Racing Jeans Review | Comfort & Safety

Marty rates new Spidi jeans By Marty ThompsonI recently lashed out on some new gear...
Honda CB500X

Honda CB500X Review | Motorcycle Tests

Honda CB500X Review Honda hits the sweet spot Motorcycle Review by Marty Thompson Images by Colin Rosewarne...
The Victorian Road Racing Championship Final took place at Broadford

2017 Pirelli Motul VRRC Round 4 Finale | Broadford

2017 VRRC Final - Broadford State Motorcycle Complex Nathan Jones dominates Superbikes Ryan Taylor secures the...
Chas Hern - Image by Stevenson Photography

2017 Southern Classic a shakedown before nationals

2017 Southern Classic Broadford, November 3rd & 4th 2017 Words Marty Thompson - Images Stevenson Photography Riders,...
2017 HMRAV Southern Classic heads to Wakefield

36th running of Southern Classic this weekend

HMRAV hosts 36th Southern Classic at Broadford By Marty ThompsonThe Historic Motorcycle Racing Association of Victoria...
Marty enjoying the BMW R nineT Urban G/S

BMW R nineT Urban G/S Review | Rorty Retro Riot

BMW R nineT Urban G/S Test Nostalgia has never been so much fun By Marty Thompson...
When it came time to try a variety of helmets the Airoh GP500 ticked all the boxes - Pictured colour scheme not currently available in Australia

Airoh GP500 Review | Road & Track performance

Airoh GP500 Review - Road & Track performance from $599.95 Review by Marty ThompsonThe Airoh GP500...
David Buonopane leading Donny Owen, Dean Archbold, David Barker, Scott McGregor, Michael Smith, Anshumali Sharma

2017 Victorian Interclub Road Racing | Round 1 Report

Vic Wreckers Victorian Interclub Road Racing Series - Round 1, Sunday 2nd July, 2017 Words...
Scott Webster (#76 Harris Suzuki) leading the circling Ant Bann (#9 Suzuki) at Winton

41st Historic Winton proves another great success

41st Historic Winton proves another great success Historic racing alive and strong in Victoria, with...
Joel Jenkins (77) leads Michael Crowe (61)

Preston Motorcycle Club Bracket Racing | May 2017

Preston Motorcycle Club stages second Bracket Racing instalment for 2017 Words by Marty Thompson -...

2017 Pirelli Motul VRRC Round 2 | Winton Report

2017 Pirelli Motul Victorian Road Racing Championship Round 2 - Winton Mahaffey and Kelso star in...
Brendan Schmidt crash image one

Motorcycle community rallies around injured racer

VRRC racers rally around injured rider Racing community rallies around Brendan Schmidt following serious race incident Words by...
2017 Hartwell MCC - Round 2 - Mac Park - Greg Bailey Memorial - Chris Ognenis, Alex Katakouzinos, Kieran Hurrell

Hartwell MCC Championship Round 2 | Mac Park

Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championship Round 2 - Mac Park, Mount Gambier Words by Marty Thompson -...
2017 Preston MCC Bracket Racing

Preston Motorcycle Club – Bracket Racing | Feb 2017

Preston Motorcycle Club - Bracket Racing | Feb 2017 Words and images by  Marty ThompsonLast...
2017 Hartwell Championship - Rnd 1 - Superbike - Brook Coombs, Wayne Kulmar, Steve Rubinic, Alex Katakouzinos - Image: Cameron White

2017 Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championships | Rnd 1

2017 Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championships - Round 1 - Broadford, February 11-12, 2017 By Marty...
Marquez made a brave move on Rossi as the duo entered the final chicane on the last lap.

Last years barbs deliver Marquez a steely resolve

Last years barbs deliver Marquez a steely resolveBy Marty ThompsonThis time last year I penned...
Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championships - Round 5 Broadford 6th & 7th August 2016 - Image by Cameron White - Andrew McNaught, Bob MacKenzie, Glen Nankervis, Bob Mackenzie, Gary Tidd

Hartwell Motorcycle Championships Finale Report

Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championships - Round 5 Broadford 6th & 7th August 2016By Marty Thompson...
Victorian Interclub Road Racing 2016 - Round Two - Broadford - Image by Cameron White - Steve Rubinic, Richard Cannatelli, Travis Baas

Vic Wreckers Victorian Interclub Road Racing Rnd Two

Vic Wreckers Victorian Interclub Road racing series Round two Sunday 24th July 2016 By Marty...
The MVTC crew Chas, Anthony, Gen, Matty Fyffe and Peter

Chas Hern’s Murray Valley Training Centre

Chas Hern's Murray Valley Training Centre By Marty ThompsonI recently took up the invitation to...
Over 600cc Novice - Karl Grouwstra - Gerard Herdman - Darren O'Dowd - Luke Jones - Hartwell - Image by Cameron White

Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championships

Hartwell Motorcycle Club Championships - Round Four - Broadford 4th & 5th June 2016 -...
Jed Metcher - Image by Russell Colvin

Jed Metcher talks about Wilbers BMW split

Jed Metcher splits with Wilbers BMW Superbike team By Marty Thompson Talented Australian road racer Jed...
Brayden Elliott - Image by Cameron White

Brayden Elliott Interview

Brayden Elliot Interview Brayden Elliot recently had a chat with Marty Thompson about his racing career...

Preston Motorcycle Club Coaching Days

Preston Motorcycle Club Open track day, SuperMoto ride day and rider tuition day 22nd...
Michael Blair

Michael Blair talks season 2016

Michael Blair talks season 2016 and what lies ahead Marty Thompson speaks with 22-year-old Michael Blair, who...
Matt Walters

Matt Walters looks to Mallala ASC

Matt Walters looks to Mallala ASC Marty Thompson spoke with Matt Walters ahead of this...
MX Nationals 2016 - Round Three - Broadford - Jake Moss

A different take on Broadford MX Nationals

Marty headed to Broadford last weekend to check out the MX Nationals Words by Marty...
Valentino Rossi

Valeban | The Bigotry of MotoGP

The Bigotry of MotoGP - The Vile Valeban By Marty Thompson Bigotry- (Definition) - stubborn and...
2016 Victorian Road Racing Championships - Round One - Broadford - Image by Cameron White - Superbike

Victorian Road Racing Champs Rnd One

2016 Victorian Road Racing Championships Round One Ryan Taylor Shines | Jones siblings show speed By...
500cc Classic

2016 VIC Historics Road Race Round One

2016 Victorian Historic Road Race Championships and Formula 2 Sidecar Cup By Marty Thompson The 2nd...

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