celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

I’ve done it again

More to the point, I've NOT done it again. I'm not really doing well with my promise to update here more often, but my life in retirement has become so busy that I think I'm busier than when … [Read more]

More from Bolivia

Through a series of phone calls and messages I have been able to track down Michael Essex, one of the Aussies who proved to be so helpful in Al Lamb and Ralph Hudson's LSR attempt in Bolivia … [Read more]

Chasing 300 – well worth watching

By now you are probably tired of me banging on about Ralph Hudson. Well, don't expect me to change anytime soon. The idea of a 60+ year old guy being the 2nd fastest motorcycle racer on the … [Read more]

Yes, I AM still alive…

As Mark Twain once said, "The reports of my death have been grossly exaggerated." My regular readers might well be wondering if reports of my death have been correct. It has been so hectic … [Read more]

Three Sixty

This post has only a tenuous connection with motorcycling but it certainly involves wheels. It does concern itself with one of my other passions, music. As you know I have been involved 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 … [Read more]