Are Thumpstars any good?

I find that the bike has good power and plenty of speed. It is very light and easy to maneuver and a real easy bike to ride. I have a lot of fun on it and ride it most days I can, normally every 2nd day. After being used for almost a year and rode most days out of that year, the bike still goes great.

Is Thumpstar Australian?

About Thumpstar

Thumpstar was established in Australia in 2004 and has sold 40,000 off road motorcycles worldwide.

Do you need a license for a dirt bike?

First, you have to complete your CBT. You then have to pass the Motorcycle Theory Test and undertake training and a Practical Test on a motorcycle with a minimum power output of 35KW. Once you have passed your Practical Test, you will have a licence to ride any motorcycle without any restrictions.

Where are Thumpstar made?

Thumpstar is a pit bike manufacturer that was founded in Australia in 2004 by Timothy Hunter, a motor-cycle dealer and racer.


Industry Motorcycle
Area served Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Poland, USA, Ireland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Canada, France

Is an r1150rt reliable?

The electric screen, heated grips and comfort are very good as is the handling for such a big bike. However it has been the most unreliable bike I have ever had.

Summary of owners’ reviews
Engine: 3.9 out of 5 (3.9/5)
Reliability & build quality: 4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
Value vs rivals: 3.6 out of 5 (3.6/5)

Are Husqvarnas reliable?

Husqvarna motorcycles are known for their durability and dependability. Husqvarna is a company dedicated to improving and perfecting its original design. They have made numerous changes over time, not just on the exterior but also with internal upgrades that make it more reliable than ever before.

Are there any Australian made bicycles?

Reid bikes are now distributed in more than 20 countries around the world. This makes Reid the largest Australian-owned bicycle brand.

What bike brands are Australian?

All Australian Motorcyle Brands

  • Abbotsford. Abbotsford was an Australian manufacturer of motorcycles founded by G.W.Revell.
  • Bennett & Barkell Motorcycles.
  • Hunter Motorcycles.
  • Sol Invictus Motorcycle Co.
  • Thumpstar.
  • Waratah Motorcycles.

Can you ride dirt bikes on the road Victoria?

All vehicles including trail bikes must be registered, trail bike riders must hold a current motor bike licence. Stay on the formed roads and vehicle tracks – do not ride on natural terrain, in streams, or on informal single tracks.

How fast is 125cc?

between 65mph and 80mph
The short answer is that the top speed of a 125cc, on average, is somewhere between 65mph and 80mph. However, to answer the question properly, we need to look at the factors that affect how fast a motorcycle can go and then we will give a short round-up of some of the fastest 125s on the market.

Is Thumpstar Japanese?

Japanese: みづほ自動車製作所

How fast does a 125 Thumpstar go?

Thumpstar ATX 125cc

Carburetion PZ20
Exhaust Standard | 28mm Exhaust System
Final Drive 420 Chain
Top Speed 60KPH (depending on gearing)

How much does a BMW r1200rt weight?


Manufacturer BMW Motorrad
Weight 229 kg (505 lb) (dry) 259 kg (571 lb) w/o panniers (wet)
Fuel capacity 25 L (5.5 imp gal; 6.6 US gal)
Fuel consumption 41.6 mpg‑US (5.65 L/100 km; 50.0 mpg‑imp)
Related R1200GS R1200R R1200ST

Are Hyosungs reliable?

Hyosung motorcycles tend to get a bad rep in the motorcycle industry because there are so many other brands that seem to be better, but you must give it a chance. These motorcycles are inexpensive, have low maintenance costs, and are super reliable for beginner riders.

Does Honda own Husqvarna?

Today, Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH is owned by PIERER Mobility Group.

Who is Husqvarna owned by?

In 2013, KTM GROUP (Husaberg’s owner) bought Husqvarna Motorcycles, marking the reunion of two halves of the original Husqvarna brand of the 60s and 70s! The Husqvarna Motorcycles brand returned to its glorious origins with state-of-the-art technology and the iconic Swedish blue, yellow and white colour scheme.

Which bike brand is best in Australia?

The best bikes in Australia

  • Best overall bike: Marin Nicasio.
  • Best mountain bike: Polygon Siskiu T8.
  • Best cheap mountain bike: Trek Marlin 4.
  • Best commuting bike: Polygon Heist X7.
  • Best bike for kids: Apollo Panther 24.
  • Best road bike: Marin Four Corners.
  • Best cheap road bike: Trinx 700C Road Bike TEMPO 1.0.

What is the most popular bike in Australia?

As of this June 2020, the best selling motorcycle in Australia was the Yamaha YTZ690 with 347 unit sales. By comparison, around 205 units of the Harley Davidson XG500 had been sold in Australia between January and June 2020.

Which is the most reliable bike brand?

In a nutshell, Honda and Yamaha were the most-named most-reliable motorcycle brands. “Any Japanese” motorcycle was mentioned after that. That would include Honda and Yamaha, but also includes Suzuki and Kawasaki.

Is lane splitting legal in Victoria?

Lane splitting is illegal and the Victorian Government does not support motorcyclists, and drivers, who split lanes.

Do you need a dirt bike license in Victoria?

Is 125cc good for long drive?

Yes bro. These days 125cc bikes comes with disk brakes and tubeless tyres. If the tyre conditions are good, go for a long trip but give some 15-20 mins rest after every 200 kms.

How long do 125cc bikes last?

Re: Life span in milage of a Honda 125cc
As long as the bike has been looked after and serviced regularly, there should be no limit to an engine’s lifespan: I have rebuilt engines for BSA Bantams that are over 50 years old!

Which is the best Japanese bike brand?

11 Best Japan Bike Brands

  1. Fuji Bikes. Formerly known as Nichibei Fuji Cycle Company, Ltd, Fuji Bikes was founded in 1889.
  2. Nagasawa.
  3. Panasonic Cycle Technology Co., Ltd.
  4. Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd.
  5. Tokyo Bike.
  6. Asahi Cycle.
  7. Araya.
  8. Maruishi.

Is YCF a Chinese brand?

YCF is a real motorcycle manufacturer, with its own research and development department and its own factory in China which was created in 2009.