celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

A wandering minstrel, I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH6e68Mg57o It's funny that I am often asked what I do with my time now that I'm retired. My answer is that I seem to be busier now than when I was … [Read more]

A little late, but Aragon

Lorenzo does the moonshot (photo courtesy of mcnews.com.au) The short story from Aragon last weekend is that Marc Marquez won, Dovi added to his points and Lorenzo binned it, but there … [Read more]

Mixing with the stars

Last weekend was the final round of MotoStars for the year. It should have been Round 6 but, with the cancellation of Rd 5 at "home" (Kembla Grange, just down the road from me) It became Rd … [Read more]

The cycles of cycles

You cannot get into any discussion of MotoGp these days without someone whining about how the Spanish are dominating racing. I will be the first to admit that domination of any sport by one … [Read more]

How do you solve a problem like Fenati?

Last weekend's San Marino Grand Prix had everything, a thrilling, first-time win in Moto3, a runaway victory in Moto2 and a win in MotoGp that went a long way towards keeping the locals … [Read more]

Can the Island Classic be saved?

Without wishing to sound like a shock-jock, last week's announcement that Team GB will not be attending the Island Classic in 2019 has sure sent some ripples through the historic racing … [Read more]