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Ultimate Springwood Bike Night Returns August 30th!
Save this date into your calendars, because Ultimate Springwood Bike Night is BACK on August 30th!
That's right, the action packed evening you've been waiting for is happening twice in a year! If you've been living under a rock and haven't been to one yet, be sure to check out the videos at the end of this post, but in the mean time here's some exciting additions to our lineup!
SHOW & SHINE RETURNS
If you've got a show quality ride, then the Show & Shine is the place to be. Judged by Saulo, Alicia Soe & Josh Murray from Two Wheels One Family, we have a number of categories you'll be able to compete in:
Plus, test your skills and compete in a Slow Drags or Kids' Bike Noises competition! We'll be crowning a Winner & a Runner-Up for each category, entries are strictly limited so enter below to avoid disappointment:
We're also featuring some great attractions to get your adrenalin pumping:
One Addition Wheelie Machine
Plus some awesome food and drink on offer!
That BBQ Joint Food Truck
Espresso 2 Go Coffee
QUEENSLAND FIRST - NEW YAMAHA NIKEN ON DISPLAY
We've secured a Queensland first; the revolutionary new Yamaha Niken will be on display for you to feast your eyes upon before everyone else does! Featuring three wheels and three cylinders, the Niken is Yamaha's trike with a difference; whether it's on your list of bikes to own or not, you'll be able to make your mind up in person on August 30th!
We can't wait to see you all there, stay tuned for more updates as they come!
While you're here; check out some of the videos and pictures from our earlier Bike Night in 2018!
Yamaha's all new Wolverine X2 enjoyed a successful media launch at Mount Seaview, NSW this week. Sharing the same platform as the Wolverine X4 but with more compact dimensions, two-seat configuration and with a hydraulic tilt tray and sun roof, the new model is sure to appeal to the Aussie farming community.
Smooth and Powerful Twin-Cylinder Engine
Wolverine X2 R-Spec is powered by an 847cc DOHC, eight-valve, parallel twin-cylinder motor that features the full range of Yamaha's advanced performance technologies. Forged pistons and connecting rods ensure durable high-rpm performance, with Yamaha's 270° Crossplane Concept Crankshaft for linear torque development and excellent power throughout the rpm range. To improve efficiency, the engine features a dry-sump design for a more compact layout and offset cylinder block to reduce friction loss, while rubber engine mounts and a geared counter balancer ensures smooth running from idle to redline.
Yamaha's Ultramatic transmission is the most advanced and durable CVT drive system available. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and a sprag clutch delivers natural all-wheel engine braking. In the Wolverine X2 R-Spec, a robust clutching system features an oversized belt for durability under aggressive riding, while still maintaining low cruising rpm for smooth, quiet running All new Wolverine X2 brings supreme levels of capability, comfort and confidence to the SSV driver A switch to the left of the tilting steering wheel allows the driver to easily choose between 2WD/4WD/Diff Lock Advanced performance 847cc twin is powerful, smooth and quiet running.
Yamaha's renowned On-Command 4WD system lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and a fully locked differential 4WD. Unlike competitors' automatic 4WD systems, On-Command puts the driver in full control to make the most of available traction in any sort of terrain.
Compact and Nimble Chassis
Designed for manoeuvrability, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec chassis is super agile, making tight trails a breeze, with lightweight steering to select the ideal line when tackling obstacles. With an upswept underbody design and wide-arc Aarms, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec boasts big approach and departure angles to clear challenging terrain, with plenty of clearance to get in and out of the most remote areas.
Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec engine utilises YCC-T, a drive-by-wire system that converts the driver's commands into precise throttle control - Real World Tech for impeccable engine response. Throttle response is further enhanced thanks to a high-response servo motor for ultrafast throttle application, 12-hole fuel injectors, and a high- volume airbox with two-stage air filtration.
Class-Leading Electric Power Steering
Yamaha's Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides the industry's best balance of steering assist and positive feedback from the trail, with light steering, speed-sensitive steering response, and minimal fatigue.
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec features advanced suspension technology typically found only on sports-focused side-bysides, for enhanced chassis control and adjustability with awesome response and handling feel. The KYB piggyback shocks are fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound damping, and both high- and low-speed compression damping, which gives the Wolverine X2 R-Spec an exceptionally tunable ride character, whether the day calls for cargo carrying or trail blasting.
Powerful All-Wheel Disc Brakes
Large 207mm vented disc brakes with two-piston calipers provide exceptional stopping power on all four wheels, with excellent feel and minimal noise.
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec features an all-new tilting cargo bed to simplify hauling duties. Built with hydraulic assistance and a robust latch system, the bed transports up to 272kg, with multiple tie- down points to secure cargo or attach accessories. Add in a full 907kg of towing capacity thanks to the standard 2-in receiver, and the Wolverine X2 RSpec is ready to get to work when you are.
Adventure Pro Ready
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec comes pre-wired for Yamaha's exclusive Adventure Pro GPS system, unlocking the next level of trailready navigation. This state-of-theart GPS unit combines a range of Adjustable KYB piggyback shocks give a plush ride Tilting cargo bed with 272kg payload is a big bonus for the man - and woman - on the land functions into a single rugged 7-in full-colour display. Search, download, record and share trail routes. And with Yamaha's uniquely integrated software, the Adventure Pro system also communicates with the Wolverine X2 R-Spec's ECU to display vehicle data and warnings with exceptional clarity.
Smooth, Quiet Powertrain
Thanks to helical-cut drivetrain gearing, the rubber-mounted and counterbalanced engine, and a variety of noise- and vibration-reducing inserts around the cabin, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec is one of the smoothest and quietest recreational side-by-sides ever built. Sneak through trails without disturbing nearby animals, or simply enjoy the improved refinement after a long day riding on the trail.
Roomy, Practical Ergonomics
With high-backed seats, each with shoulder bolsters and automotive- style threepoint seat belts, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec provides a comfortable perch for driver and passenger. A standard sun top, multiple cup holders, high-traction floorboards and adjustable driver seat and steering column round out the amenities.
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec is one of the smoothest and quietest side-by- sides ever made. Noise, vibration and harshness is minimalised thanks to the refinement of the twin-cylinder powerplant as well as an array of specially-formed body panels and insulating dampers throughout the chassis.
Thanks to the well-developed suspension tuning, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec provides a plush, well-damped riding feel that further improves cabin comfort.
Superior Mud Protection
Full-enclosed doors and high, wide fenders ensure that mud, rocks and sticks all stay outside the cabin so you and your passenger can enjoy the ride even more.
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec features LED headlights and taillights, for brilliant visibility, long life and minimal power draw.
With nearly 600 watts of electrical output from the engine, a standard 12V DC port and multiple pre-wired accessory switches, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec is ready for a wide range of accessories and add-ons. These include the Accessory Pro GPS as well as a hard cab, soft cab, winch kit, rear vision mirror, glass windscreen with wiper and aluminium A-arm guards.
Industry's Most Durable CVT
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec transmission uses its own cooling intake to maintain proper temperatures, an oversized belt to handle the torque of the large motor, and Yamaha's unique sprag clutch to maintain constant belt tension. The end result is a drivetrain built for years of trouble-free service that leaves the competition in the dust.
Reliable Engine Lubrication and Cooling
With a large oil capacity circulating in the dry-sump system, a liquid- cooled oil cooler, and a large radiator with integrated blower, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec powerplant is able to handle the toughest jobs without complaint.
Full Underbody Skid Plates
Skid plates protect the entire underbody of the Wolverine X2 R-Spec, from the front differential to the rear gear case, to ensure gnarly terrain doesn't stop you. And as with other Yamaha machines, the skid plates include convenient service points to access fluid drain locations without removing the guards.
The all-digital meter gives the driver a complete picture at a glance, with a large dimmable readout. Vehicle status and warnings are clearly displayed, along with easily accessible odometers and trip and hour meters. And with the Adventure Pro system installed, additional vehicle data is clearly displayed on a brilliantly crisp, full-colour 7in display.
Speed Management System
The Wolverine X2 R-Spec also comes standard with a Speed Management System which allows the owner to limit the vehicle to a top speed of 40kmh, ideal for work sites or other special operating conditions.
Built Real World Tough
As with other Yamaha ATVs and Side-bySides, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec is assembled in the USA to meet Yamaha's exacting standards for durability and reliability.
We are pleased to announce the limited release of 3 Special Edition Moto Guzzi models.
The CARBON, MILANO and ROUGH. These 3 models arrive in very limited numbers in September. The 3 models are based on the popular V7 III SPECIAL AND STONE models each with its own distinctive style of customisation and model name.
CARBON is a numbered derivative of the V7 Special and produced in a production run of 1921 units in recognition of the year Moto Guzzi was founded.
MILANO is also derivative of the Special and represents a sophisticated urban spin on this popular model.
ROUGH is styled from the V7 Stone to give the model a raw country edge. In anticipation of the release we are now taking orders for the Moto Guzzi of your choice!
CARBON - V7 III SPECIAL
Carbon Front & Rear Guards
Carbon Side Panels with Dedicated Logo
Alcantra Quilt Stich Saddle
Matt Black Paint with Red Logos
Black Anodized Fuel Cap
Limited Edition Plate on Bar Clamp numbered one of 1921 units produced
Matt Black Headlight Surround
Red Highlight Brembo Calliper
Satin Red Rocker Covers
Black Injector Cover and Rear Brake Cover
MILANO - V7 III SPECIAL
Light Alloy Wheels
Brushed Finished Alloy Guards with Moto Guzzi Logo
Brushed Alloy Side panels with Dedicated Milano logo
Grey Gloss Tank with Silver Logo
Machine Finish Cylinder head fins
Black Finished Shock Spring
Back Saddle in Alcantra insert
ROUGH - V7 III STONE
Spoked Wheels with MG Branding
Course Tread Tyre
Brushed Alloy Guards
Black Anodised Side Panels with Dedicated ‘Rough’ logo
In 2018 this was the most complete motocross package Yamaha ever created - and this year it receives optimised suspension settings as well as thicker axle collars front and rear to improve stiffness.
2019 YZ450F main features
High performance reverse head engine
Power Tuner smartphone app
High-compression cylinder head
Lightweight electric starter with lithium-ion battery
Slim and compact body design
High-rigidity bilateral beam frame
Optimised suspension matches the bilateral beam frame
Easy air filter replacement system
Radiator with improved cooling
Compact 6.2-litre fuel tank
New front axle brackets and wheel collars
Slim and flat seat
YZ450F is also the first production bike that allows you to connect wirelessly and dial in your own customised engine settings - and maximise your winning potential.
The lightweight electric start saves vital seconds when you're under pressure - and the reverse head engine runs a high compression top end and optimised ECU for even stronger race winning power.
With its lightweight frame and refined suspension, this YZ450F gives you improved stability and agility over whoops and through corners. And its slim and compact bodywork delivers total rider control combined with factory bike looks.