For the kids
THE 33rd annual Melbourne Toy Run will converge on Docklands from 11.30am on Sunday in the charity ride that draws motorcyclists from around the state. The ride from Cranbourne’s Centro Shopping Centre car park starts at 10.15am. The Werribee ride leaves the Werribee Shopping Plaza in Derrimut Rd at 10am, and the Yarra Valley and Lilydale ride starts at the Yarra Junction Safeway car park at 8.30am. More details at www.toyrun.org.au
A FREE set of gloves is going home with every rider who does a Honda Australia Rider Training course above the required open licence level in the next two months. The DriRider ‘‘DriMesh’’ gloves are part of a link with RoadSafe, which will also cut $40 off the price of the Learner to Licence, Refresher, Intermediate and Advanced I courses. More at www.hondaridertraining.com.au
Starting from Zero
THE electronic revolution is taking place on two wheels ahead of four. Zero Motorcycles Australia director Phil Wilkinson says the company is expanding its dealer network across Australia as the new S and DS streetlegal bikes hit showrooms. The Victorian dealer is Jeffrey Motorcycles and prices start at $12,995 for the road-focused S and the dual-sport DS. The S has a top of 110km/h and a range of about 80km.