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10 tips on buying the right road bike

10 tips on buying the right road bike read more

So, we finally got to you. You're now in the market for a road bike. Fun times await you. But before you part with your hard earnt money here's 10 questions to ask yourself before you commit to your new favourite piece of transit technology. 1. What type of riding are you looking to do? Well, this might seem like...

How to get your motorcycle license

How to get your motorcycle license read more

My guess is that if you have clicked on this blog then you are looking at getting into our sport. We love helping new people get into motorcycling, here at braaap new riders are our speciality. In Australia, it's a requirement to take a course separate to your car drivers license in order to get your motorcycle license. Each state is bound...

7 must do's before getting your motorcycle licence

7 must do's before getting your motorcycle licence read more

Getting your bike licence is a big deal.  Here at braaap we specialise in helping new people get into our sport. Below is our list of 7 things you have to do before you get your license. 1. Learn to ride Learning to ride on the dirt is a good way of developing your skills, if you're not close to...

Why riding to work is the equivelant of a 5% pay rise

Why riding to work is the equivelant of a 5% pay rise read more

Motorcycling is giving the average Aussie a 5% pay rise. If you earn 60k/ year and we save you 3k per year that’s the same as a 5% pay rise, actually after tax you’d need to earn over $6,000 bonus to get $3,000 in your back pocket. “Time is a non-renewable asset, We go to work to trade time for money” The problem...

The Difference: Cafe Racer, Bobber, Brat, Scrambler, Tracker, Chopper

The Difference: Cafe Racer, Bobber, Brat, Scrambler, Tracker, Chopper read more

  And now you know. If only it were that easy. Let's begin with the Café Racer. These bikes mean many different things to many different people (for a fantastic look at the love that goes into these machines check out http://www.returnofthecaferacers.com/ or http://caferacerdesign.com/). The basic Wikipedia history lesson goes like this. Back in the 50's bike owners would strip down and...

The worried mothers guide to motorcycling

The worried mothers guide to motorcycling read more

Mum. I want to ride!!!!! That worrying moment when your child asks for a motorcycle.  I’m a passionate parent, I have dedicated my life to parenting with the intent to developing happy, passionate, considerate kids who add value to the world and I’m glad to have your attention for a few moments to share my story and the lessons I’ve...