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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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How We've Been Working On Pricing

Most of the products you’ll find at Hurtle Gear are made in first world manufacturing facilities in the USA, UK and Germany. But due to the steady decline of the Aussie dollar exchange rate, this means that pricing for these products has risen significantly over the last 12 months. We get that this hurts, but of course [...]

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RAM Mounts Availability

RAM Mounts make over 5,000 different product lines.  With that many items in their range, we simply can't hold everything that make at once, so we have their most popular products on our shelves here in Bunbury. Our website shows which items we have, and how many of each we have, in real time. If you're after [...]

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Hurtle Goes Racing - Part 4: In Hot Blood

So the plan is to go through this stuff chronologically. There are a lot of people who know more about this and are more skilful than me, but it seems that you can only start off as a know nothing once, and it’ll be good to share that as it happens. I’m going to try [...]

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September "Share Your Ride" Competition

We're running a photo competition for the month of September 2015. Simply submit a photo of your motorcycle, get your friends and family to vote for your bike, and the photo with the most votes at the end of September will win a $100 online voucher to spend at www.hurtlegear.com.au.Here's The Rules: The competition will run from [...]

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