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My island in the sun (Pt2)

Talking to the riders and others from the teams it became clear that the main topic of interest was tyres. Phillip Island, unlike any other circuit that the circus visits, is notoriously hard on … [Read more...]

My island in the sun (with apologies to Harry Belafonte)

Recovering, if that's the right word, from my yearly pilgrimage to Phillip Island for the opening round of the FIM World Superbike and Supersport Championship. What a 6 day epic it was. Leaving … [Read more...]

Not so super

In a couple of weeks we will see the opening on the 2013 racing season. And it begins, fittingly, at Phillip Island, with Round 1 of the World Superbike Championship. However, all in the garden is … [Read more...]

The need for speed..

The man's name is Ralph Hudson. He was one of the members of the USA team at the Island Classic at Phillip Island. Riding his old 1980 Suzuki GS1000, he had a great time. It didn't start out too well, … [Read more...]

Island Highlights Pt2

American invasion again. "The Three Amigos" (or "The Three Stooges" depending on your point of view). As with Australia, the continental USA can play tricks on you. Consequently, the USA team for … [Read more...]