celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

To Bathurst and back

Last week Paul and I decided that it was time we did another little mini-tour. No, we didn't do an overnighter up the Putty like we usually do, we decided to go west instead.  So, on … [Read more]

Happy New Year

Yesterday a good motorcycling friend invited me on a ride that he and his mates had planned. Nothing fancy, just a run up the Pass to Kangaroo Valley, brekkie at his favourite eatery and … [Read more]

How classic will the Classic be?

It's a little less than a month till the 26th Island Classic at Phillip Island. I seriously considered giving it a miss in January for a whole number of reasons but I'm going again. … [Read more]


This morning I am going to depart from the scheduled theme of these symposiums and talk about another obsession of mine, Renault cars. Since getting my first car in 1970 I can't tell you how … [Read more]

So, who will win?

Well, the MotoGp teams for 2019 are now settled and the last two end of year tests are done and dusted. Firstly, Repsol Honda Marc Marquez Jorge Lorenzo (moves from Ducati … [Read more]


In my Island Classic 2018 wrap-up, I mentioned Bruce Lind, (above) one of the American riders who came out from the states to race. I'll cut and paste the excerpt so that you can read it … [Read more]