celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Turning 21

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No, not me, I celebrated my 21st for the THIRD time last year. No, a small but important birthday slipped by me unnoticed a couple of weeks ago, my bike turned 21! As can be seen from the … [Read more]

In the lap of the gods

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It was 31 degrees yesterday and it was predicted to be 33 today (that's Celsius for my overseas friends) so I decided that, if I was going to ride today it'd better be early. So, after … [Read more]

Old friends

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCM8sI1RRDI I hope you'll indulge me today as I tell you about my old friend. It is said that we should not regret growing older as it is a privilege … [Read more]

Playing games

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It seems funny to me but, now that I have a massively more powerful computer than what I had when I was younger, I don't play games on it any more. Back about 20 years ago, when the Pentium … [Read more]

Best laid plans..

Vfr

Today I should be reporting to you from somewhere up on the north coast of NSW. This weekend is our group's customary Snowy Ride and I have been looking forward to it for so long. Last year, … [Read more]

Planes and boats and planes Pt2

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Last week I started my mini-series on trains and boats and planes and I looked at trains, a subject that still attracts and fascinates me as much as it did when I was a child. I have had a … [Read more]