celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Always find another one..

We went to Walmart today. VERY disappointing. Everyone seemed amazingly normal. :) Later this evening we went across the road to explore the shops and, just as we were leaving, a big guy on a black Hayabusa pulled up at the ATM. He wasn't wearing … [Read more]

Day 2

After an interrupted sleep last night, I woke up (AGAIN) and started our first full day in the Yew Ess of Aye. On the menu was settling in, unpacking and a little bit of necessary shopping. I needed a power board and some converter plugs so I could … [Read more]

Are we there yet, are we there yet, are we there yet?

Actually, yes, we are! It's 0230, Wednesday morning and I'm up typing because I've had enough sleep! The flight was excellent, as my clever wife had booked a seat in the second last row of the plane which allowed me heaps of leg room in front and … [Read more]

I’m off

  Actually, to be more precise, we're off. Yes, in a few hours we fly out to go and visit our daughter and son-in-law and our three wonderful grandsons in San Diego, California. The family left here about 15 months ago with Natalie wishing … [Read more]

It’s a long way to the shop

The last Sunday of the month is Illawarra Riders Breakfast Ride. This is a tradition that goes back quite a few years and it happens all year round, So yesterday we, of the Northern Contingent, met at Hungry Jacks at Yallah in preparation for riding … [Read more]

Salt and the earth

News in earlier this week that the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially cancelled Speed Weeks for the second successive year. For those of you who are new to this site I need to explain that, in an earlier life, I was a fanatical car … [Read more]