celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Rain, rain

Well, the speedway season is over for me for another year. I wish I could say that it has been a good one, but it's been a very frustrating one, mostly because of the weather. When one is promoting an outdoor sport, one learns to roll with the … [Read more]

A good day on the road

  The weather forecast for yesterday seemed good. Fine and 23 degrees so what better thing to do with the favourable conditions than go for  a ride? I picked up my brother out on the highway and we headed north to one of our favourite pieces … [Read more]

Be prepared

I travelled some 440 kms yesterday to commentate a speedway meeting. A bit out of my usual zone, I admit, but the club who runs the speedway at Moruya was in need of commentary for one of their more important meetings of the year, the NSW/ACT Board … [Read more]

Bring back Bathurst

  Easter has just passed and, along with the holiday long weekend, the Easter Show, Easter eggs and traffic jams it never goes by without numerous souls bemoaning the passing of the Easter Motorcycle races at the iconic Mount Panorama circuit … [Read more]

A good cleanup

  On a group ride the other weekend someone remarked to me that it was time I shelled out for some more tyres (I knew that). They then added that the bike was looking a bit scruffy and could do with a good clean (I knew that, too) So last … [Read more]

Robin Lewis

Some years ago (quite a few, actually) when I was revising the Kenny Blake Memorial web site, a friend told me that there was a photographer in South Australia who had lots of pictures of Kenny and that I should get in contact with him. I knew … [Read more]