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Road trip!!!

Short story; 1200kms in 16 hours. Long story; please read on Towards the end of last year I was approached by the organiser of the Australian Historic championships at Lakeside in September this year. He wanted to know if I was interested in … [Read more]

Victoria, the touring state

As I have noted many times before, I started touring seriously on a motorcycle around 1980. It was my trusty 500/4 that got me started and, in the intervening years, I have covered many thousands of kilometres along the eastern seaboard of Australia … [Read more]

Life after racing

Last weekend local television gave us a peek behind the scenes on the life and career of five-time world champion, Mick Doohan. You can make up your own mind about the merits or otherwise of the interview by looking for a link on the internet. It's … [Read more]

More on the new VFR

The respected online magazine VisorDown has been the first journal to publish a road test of the 2014 VFR800. You can read it below. VFR800 2014 test. Mostly complimentary, the test indicates that the level of interest here will be high. Apart … [Read more]

Pay to ride

News in overnight that West Australian rider, Bryan Staring, has lost his ride with the Riva-Moto Team in World Supersports after only just one ride (PI). This is just another in a long line of disappointments for the popular rider after numerous … [Read more]