Issue three of Free Wheeling heads from Byron Bay to Birdsville (because we can!) and we ride northern Victoria on a Honda VFR1200. We cruise to the highest village in the world in India, ride Mexico and test the Aprilia Caponord 1200, Honda CB500X and Ducati Hyperstrada.
BYRON BAY TO BIRDSVILLE
Come with us on a massive weeklong odyssey to the foothills of the Simpson Desert.
Alex Chacon takes you for a ride from Austin Texas to the magical land of Mexico.
FLIPPERS AND FUN
We send Martin Port and a Honda VFR1200 out into the wet for a two-day Victorian ride.
BACK TO BARRINGTON
Tim and our Super Tenere show you an ADV rider’s paradise at Barrington Tops.
Aprilia comes out swinging in the big-bore adventure-touring market with the Caponord 1200.
SHIPPING STEEL PTII
Morely shows you how to get your bike OS.
THE DARK SIDE PTII
The epic conclusion to Simon and Lisa’s Brazilian nightmare.
TOP OF THE WORLD
Sunny heads into the clouds on his Multistrada in India.
FIND YOURSELF AND GET LOST
Our extensive GPS test.
SIX AND OUT
The history of six cylinder motorcycles.
Aussie philanthropist Morgan Parker explains his inspirational charity organisation, Wheel2Wheel.
FOR THE MASSES
EDITORIAL Outback awesomeness.
SHUTTER SPEED The best pics of the issue.
FUTURE COLLECTABLES The Suzuki TL1000R.
YOU DARE SAY Letters to the Ed
RIGHT STUFF Great gear
GEAR HEAD Products put to test.
WORKSHOP General checkovers.
RIDING TIPS Throttle and clutch control.
DAY TRIP Grafton and WA.
LONG TERM DUCATI The Ducati Hyperstrada joins the fleet.
LONG TERM YAMAHA Super Ten gets dirty.
WHAT’S ON Happenings in your area
THE NAIL Russell Burns
MILE MAN Shane Cudlin
DRY WHIT Peter Whitaker