celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Words of wisdom from David

As you know, I am pretty particular about original content so I hope you'll forgive me if I use today's blog to share the content of the most respected of MotoGp journalists, David Emmett. … [Read more]

Orphans Pt 6

In my continuing series on bikes that their manufacturers have cheerfully disowned, I want to look at another “it seemed like a good idea at the time” motorcycle, the Yamaha GTS1000, and, as … [Read more]

Gentleman Jack

It's 95 years this week since one of Australia's motorcycle road racing legends, Jack Ahearn, was born (6-10-1924). He raced in Europe as a privateer from 1954 through to 1974 a remarkable … [Read more]

Size matters

As I have noted many times, it never ceases to amaze me how photos from 40 years ago keep surfacing out of peoples' collections. The above is a classic example. Firstly, the details. The … [Read more]

On trial

I'm a comparative newcomer to the world of historic vehicles (though some have suggested rather unkindly that I'm already historic myself) but the latest developments surrounding historic … [Read more]

Vive la difference

My local photographer, John Keogh, of Keogh's Vision Photography, posted up on his Facebook page the other day that he was going to be photographing on Macquarie Pass on Saturday between … [Read more]