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Operating Hours During Early June

Due to family commitments we are going to be very short staffed during the first week and a half of June 2016.Don't worry, orders will still be sent as normal (except for Monday 6 June which is a public holiday here in WA), but unfortunately there will be some delays with replying to emails etc.Please [...]

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Yamaha MT-07 Radiator Guard Installation

We've got a lot of accessories we want to fit to the Hurtle Gear demo bike. First on the list? A radiator guard. Only because after 80km there were already a couple of little dings in the radiator. Time to add some protection. The Evotech Performance radiator guard for the Yamaha MT-07 is a very simple installation, and [...]

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Hurtle Gear Demo Bike

We've recently taken possession of the Hurtle Gear Yamaha MT-07 demo bike.We'll be using this bike to showcase some of our leading products and brands, including Evotech Performance, LSL, Rizoma, Pro-Bolt, RAM Mounts and more. Each time we fit a part, we'll take photos and videos and show you how it's done.Here's what we've done so far:Evotech [...]

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Hurtle Goes Racing - Getting Ready For The 2016 Season

This is going to take longer than we thought...The bike for 2015 was everything I could have wanted. I bought it out of the Gumtree, pulled off the lights, stands and the rear fender, and went racing. I did a couple of races slipping around on street tyres, and when an offer came up for a front [...]

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Deliveries When You Aren't Home

We've received a few questions on this, so we thought we'd clarify what happens when you order from us but you aren't home at the time of delivery.First of all, we tend to steer away from Australia Post whenever possible (see our previous post: Why We Don't Use Australia Post).But whichever shipping option you choose at [...]

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Hurtle Goes Racing - What You Heard May Not Be What The Guy Said

So this racing gig is about a few things. There's riding skills, big balls, quality components, organisational skills, all have to be in the mix. I'd say though, that to be competitive and successful, data and consistency have to be pretty much at the top of the list of things you're searching for.So [...]

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Why We Don't Use Australia Post

We've had a long standing policy of only using Australia Post as a last resort (eg. for PO Boxes). We often get asked why, so we've put together a quick summary for you.If you look at the table below, we compare Toll DX Couriers versus Australia Post and measure them against 6 important criteria that [...]

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Hurtle Goes Racing - Prepping The Bike For 2016

The point of no return. A few photos of the frame of the Pantah as I prep it for the powdercoater. All the cool kids "detab" the frame, so I got on board and hit it with the angle grinder. A couple of thoughts after doing it. I really want to reduce weight, but this [...]

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2015 Christmas Hours

Thank you to everyone for your support in 2015. It's time for a well-earned break, so some of our support channels will be having a rest for a few days over Christmas. But don't worry, orders will still be sent every day the couriers are running. Here's a summary of how we can help you over the [...]

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Hurtle Goes Racing - 2015 Wrap Up

So at the beginning of this I wrote words to the effect that I was ready to go, all I lacked was skills, experience, money, equipment and time. The year has rolled on and I have found that it's been a stretch at all those levels. Interestingly, after 1 year I have more skills, more experience, and more [...]

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