celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Bits and pieces from all over

I note that it has been 8 days since my last update, shocking, really, but I DO have a really good excuse. My wife has been diagnosed with a recurrence of Graves Disease, an overactive … [Read more]

Playing along

Back in my day there were no such thing as replica bikes, well, almost no such thing. There were a plethora of models available from all the Japanese manufacturers, working on the principle … [Read more]

Into each life some rain must fall – again..

Amongst the many reasons why I find the whole climate change religion to be so totally bogus is the fact that the same people who can't predict what the weather is going to do in the next 4 … [Read more]

My VFR’s

Elsewhere on this site I have told the story of the various bikes I have owned since I first started riding in 1974. It's fair to say that I have been a Honda man, since my first bike, a … [Read more]

A tale of two tyres

Last week was the last of the last end-of-year racing tests, the traditional combined MotoGp WSBK hit-out at Spain's Jerez circuit and, as always, it produced some interesting results. As … [Read more]

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With Christmas and the attendant festivities to intervene, it won't be long before it's time to head southwards in the direction of Phillip Island for my favourite meeting of the year, the … [Read more]