Below you will find some links to sites that may be of interest. If you find any
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Interesting and Informative Links:|
- LAMS Approved Motorcycles List - South Australian Government
This is a link to the latest list of bikes that comply with the Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS)
- Motorcycling Roadworthiness Fact Sheet
Here is a copy of the Roadworthiness Motorcycling Fact Sheet as published by the DPTI (formerly DTEI)
- World Health Organization - Global status report on road safety 2013 (~3.6Mb)
The link above contains just the 5 pages of the 338 page report specific to motorcycling.
The Global status report on road safety 2013 presents information on road safety from 182 countries,
accounting for almost 99% of the world's population. The report indicates that worldwide the total
number of road traffic deaths remains unacceptably high at 1.24 million per year. Only 28 countries,
covering 7% of the world's population, have comprehensive road safety laws on five key risk factors:
drinking and driving, speeding, and failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat-belts, and child restraints.
Here is a link to the full report (16Mb download)
with the main focus on motorcycles starting on page 18 (page 30 of the pdf).
Also in the country by country data, Australia is on page 61 (page 73 of pdf).
- Road Rules Refresher
The new road rules refresher pack includes a pocket guide, online videos, legislation and the latest changes,
and an online quiz to help you check your understanding of current road rules, including giving way, roundabouts,
merging, u-turns and overtaking.
South Australia's Road Safety Strategy - Towards Zero Together places a shared responsibility on everyone to
make our roads safer, because a simple misunderstanding about our road rules can have serious and lasting consequences.
- Motorcycling Improves Brain Function
Here is an article about how motorcycling can help improve your brain function. The article discusses how riding a
motorcycle regularly can activate segments of the brain and achieve higher levels of concentration.
- Coast FM 88.7 Adelaide
Adelaide's Coast FM 88.7 is a community radio station operated by volunteers. Coast FM is licensed to serve the Southern and
South-Western community in the Adelaide metropolitan area. The station operates 24 hours per day, with live presenters
providing personal contact with listeners. Tune in on Wednesdays at 7pm to hear Motochat, a 1 hour presentation of current
motorcycling news and discussion. The broadcast can be heard on your analog or digital wireless, or preferably streamed online.
- Regarding Helmets - The NSW Roads & Traffic Authority website has information on safer motorcycle helmets. This is available as a
PDF file on helmet safety ratings.
VicRoads has the following page on Motorcyclist safety page.
- Beven Youngs Automotove, Motorcycle, Books and Software
- Trip Buzz (USA website) have a webpage on
The Ultimate Guide to Motorcycle Safety
and includes tips on road safety for motorcycles.
- The Ride Advice.com
- Here is an article on the top 4 distractions to avoid while driving.
- Here is a free blood alcohol calculator produced by SR22 Insurance.
Motorcycle Riders Associations:|
Motorcycling Clubs & Organisations:|
- G.C. MOTORCYCLES - Email
(North) - 122 Main North Road, Prospect, SA 5082
P: 08 8344 7888 - F: 08 8344 8154
(South) - 947 South Road, Melrose Park, SA 5039
P: 08 8371 4699 - F: 08 8371 4677
- D.A. Motorcycles - Email
1758 Main North Road, Salisbury Plains, SA 5109
P: 08 8281 8933 - F: 08 8258 4086
- Northern Motorcycle Centre
U1/1395 Main North Road, Para Hills, SA 5096
P: 08 8281 8090/ 8182 3366 - F: 08 8182 3377
- Show & Go Australia - Email
236 Brighton Road, Somerton Park, SA 5044
P: 08 8376 0333 - F: 08 8376 1334 - M: 0418 588 753
- Hyperperformance Cycles - Email
887 Main North Road, Pooraka, SA 5095
P: 08 8262 1077 - F: 08 8262 1466
- K&M H.D. Motorcycles
10 Deacon Ave, Richmond, SA 5033
P: 08 8234 1090 - F: 08 8234 2417
- Moto Adelaide
1075 South Road, Melrose Park, SA 5039
P: 08 8374 2299
- Bike Factory - Email
174 Gouger Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
P: 08 8231 2301 - F: 08 8212 6081
- Two Wheel Recyclers
6 Samuel Street, Hackam, SA 5163
P: 08 8326 8999 - F: 08 8362 2622 - M: 0403 681 342
- Bridgeland Motorcycles - Email
145 Adelaide Road , Murray Bridge, SA 5253
P: 08 8532 5722 - F: 08 8532 5157
- Coast Yamaha -Email
212 Main South Road Morphett Vale South Australia 5162
P: 08 8382 5581 - F: 08 8326 5664
- Garage Motorcycles - Email
11 Sunter Street, Strathalbyn SA.
P: 08 8536 2677 - F: 08 8536 3628
- GLM Metal Polishers - Email
Unit 6 30 Aldershot Road Lonsdale SA.
P: 08 8382 7072
Bureau of Meteorology|
The bureau of meteorology have a wealth of weather information.
Here are some links to specific areas of their web site.
South Australian Forecast Links page
SA Forecast Area Map
SA Radar Viewer
All SA Observations
Weather as forecast from the
Services of Interest:|