Bike rider's high speed on holiday

A GERMAN man has been clocked travelling at more than 160km/h on the Hume Highway. 

Wangaratta Highway Patrol members were travelling south near Bowser on Monday and saw the motorbike rider travelling at high speed in the northbound lanes. 

They performed a U-turn and caught him on radar at 165km/h, and intercepted him about 9am.  

He was banned from driving in Victoria for 12 months. 

The 55-year-old man was also fined $777.