celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

A tale of two tracks

It was a very trying night at the track on Saturday night. Our long, hot summer has made the already difficult task of track preparation even more so and it culminated in a night that nobody … [Read more]

The Fabulous Baker Boy

Almost exactly 12 months ago I attended my first MotoStars event. It was a training/coaching night at my local go-kart track and it was quite an eye-opener. MotoStars is run by former … [Read more]

A walk in the park

Last weekend was Round 1 of the MotoStars series for 2018. Expanded to 6 rounds this year with the addition of a round in Newcastle (10-11 March), the series kicked off at the picturesque … [Read more]

Things I have learned

There is a saying that you should learn something new every day. I have always tried to do that but, recently I’ve started to notice that older stuff that I’ve learned has fallen out … [Read more]

Amazing Grace

Yesterday it was my sombre duty to attend the funeral of one of the nicest men I have ever met. John Grace, co-founder of the Grey Gum International Cafe on the Putty Road, passed away on … [Read more]

And that’s a wrap

Unsurprisingly I slept most of yesterday (Monday) but I woke feeling refreshed this morning and ready to start becoming normal again. As usual, the Island Classic was a buzz and, despite all … [Read more]